Category: International

UAE troop pullout from Yemen reports rejected

DUBAI: Sources at Aden International Airport have rejected as baseless and incorrect reports circulated by some news websites and media outlets about the withdrawal of...

US will prevail in fight against IS

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama directed his national security team to press the U.S.-led international campaign to destroy ISIS “on all fronts.” He also...

Oil falls on oversupply, global economic growth concerns

LONDON: Oil prices fell on Thursday on concerns about oversupply amid a slowing global economy, although strong US gasoline demand helped limit losses. The lack of any...

GOP Debate: Cruz, Rubio team up against Trump

Rivals Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio mounted a furious assault against Donald Trump in Thursday’s Republican presidential primary debate, blasting the frontrunner for...

US, China agree on new North Korea sanctions

UNITED NATIONS:The United States was to formally present to the UN Security Council  a draft resolution toughening sanctions on North Korea, a US spokesman said. US...

Raheel Sharif, Qatari leadership review Afghan peace process

ISLAMABAD: Army chief General Raheel Sharif yesterday met the Qatari leadership in Doha to discuss facilitation in the Afghan reconciliation process, ISPR said. Army...

Diplomatic efforts needed to de-escalate Saudi-Iran tensions

ISLAMABAD: Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Adel Bin Ahmed al-Jubeir met Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif and discussed mutual...

Pakistan and Afghanistan join forces to eradicate polio

An international video conference held between National Polio teams of Pakistan and Afghanistan on 6thJan, 2016 to discuss the importance of strengthening cross border...

Pakistan for collective approach for peace in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif terming terrorism and extremism as the common enemy of Pakistan and Afghanistan called for a collective approach to...

Pakistan committed to help its neighbourts to ensure durable peace in region: Aziz

ISLAMABAD: Advisor to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, emphasising the need for peace and security in the region, said Pakistan was committed to help its...