AMN Qatar based Al Jazeera television network on Friday hit back at reported demands by four Arab countries to close it down, calling them “nothing but an attempt to silence the freedom of expression in the region.” Four Arab states boycotting Qatar have sent Doha a list of 13 demands including closing Al Jazeera … Continue reading Al Jazeera hit back over 4 Arab nations demand of banning it
WEB DESK Four Arab states have sent Qatar a list of 13 demands it must meet if it wants them to lift their sanctions. Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain have asked the Gulf state to shut down its broadcaster, Al Jazeera. They have also asked Qatar to reduce ties with Iran … Continue reading Qatar Crisis: 4 Arab states ask Qatar to shut down Al Jazeera
AMN At least 38 people were killed and over 120 other injured in three separate bomb blasts in Pakistan. Two back-to-back explosions rocked Parachinar, the capital of Kurram tribal agency, afternoon, in which at least 25 people were killed and 100 others injured. Officials said, the dual-explosions took place as people were busy shopping for … Continue reading Pakistan: 38 killed 100 injured in separate blasts in Quetta, Parachinar
WEB DESK Russia’s Defense Ministry says it has fired cruise missiles from the Mediterranean Sea on positions of the Islamic State group in Syria. The ministry said in a statement that two frigates and a submarine launched six cruise missiles on IS installations in the Hama province in Syria, destroying command centers and ammunition depots. … Continue reading Russia fires missiles from Mediterranean at IS in Syria
WEB DESK A bipartisan bill seeking to revoke Pakistan’s status as major non-NATO ally (MNNA) to the US has been introduced in the House of Representatives by two top lawmakers. Introduced by Republican Congressman Ted Poe and Democratic lawmaker Rick Nolan, the legislation calls for revoking MNNA status of Pakistan, which was granted to it … Continue reading Bill in US Congress seeks to revoke Pakistan’s major non-NATO ally status
At least five people, including a policeman, were killed and 14 others injured in an explosion in Quetta Pakistan. Rescue officials said the injured have been admitted to Quetta’s Civil Hospital. Of the injured, at least four are said to be in critical condition, said the Rescue officials. Police said the blast occurred near the … Continue reading Pakistan: 5 killed, 14 injured in Quetta blast
North Korea has carried out another test of a rocket engine, the latest in a series of engine and missile tests this year. The disclosure of the engine test came a day after the United States pressed China to exert more economic and diplomatic pressure on North Korea to help rein in its nuclear and missile … Continue reading North Korea carries out another rocket engine test
European Union agreed to roll over economic sanctions against Russia for another six months because Moscow has failed to meet its Ukraine ceasefire commitments. EU president Donald Tusk yesterday said that the Union will extend economic sanctions against Russia for their lack of implementing the Minsk agreement. He said the decision will become effective … Continue reading EU agrees to roll over Russia economic sanctions
Afghanistan’s Taliban released a new video on Wednesday showing two professors, one American and one Australian, urging US President Donald Trump to negotiate their freedom with the Islamist insurgent group. 60 year old American Kevin King and 48 year old Australian Timothy Weeks, teachers with the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul, were kidnapped at … Continue reading Afghan Taliban release new video of US, Australian hostages
WEB DESK At least 34 people were killed on Thursday when a powerful car bomb struck a bank in Lashkar Gah, the capital of Helmand province, as people were queueing to withdraw salaries. It is the latest bloody attack during the holy month of Ramadan. Sixty wounded people were rushed to hospital after the bombing … Continue reading 34 killed as car bomb strikes bank in Afghanistan
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