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Neutrality on Yemen crisis: Resolution passed in Pakistan-NA

Advertisements ISLAMABAD: The joint parliamentary session discussing Yemen crisis has endorsed a resolution on the fifth day of the session after the consensus of the lawmakers of the House. Advertisements ‘Pakistan will stand shoulder to shoulder with Saudi Arabia and its people, if any threat to Haramain Sharifain,’ the resolution …

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UNSC adds TTP chief Fazlullah’s name in Sanctions List

United Nations: The UN Security Council has put sanctions on Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Fazlullah, the think-up of Peshawar school homicide, for committing and financing acts of terror. Fazlullah was put into the UN Security Council Al-Qaeda Sanctions list the other day and will now be subject to assets freeze, …

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US approved Pakistan’s request for arms worth $1 billion

The US State Department has endorsed Pakistan’s demand to purchase US-made attack helicopters, missiles and other equipment intended at combating insurgents in the country’s mountainous and west regions. US defence companies are engaged in a three-way clash with Russia and China to sell arms to Pakistan, complicated by the requirement …

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Taxi driver, Mohammed Nisar, returns £10,000 of Adrian Quinn

BIRMINGHAM: An honest taxi driver, Mohammed Nisar, had earned the respect when he returned the bag – containing £10,000 in cash – of a passenger who left it on the back seat of the car. Mohammed Nisar who had been driving Adrian Quinn to Walsall Train Station in the West Midlands …

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Saudi Arabia’s sovereignty is priority: Pakistan-Turkey commitment

ANKARA: Pakistan and Turkey on Friday mutually expressed apprehensions at the toppling of a legitimate government in Yemen using force by non-state elements. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu during one-day visit to Turkey. They expressed their views about the ongoing issue of Middle East in …

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Another 176 stranded Pakistanis brought back from Yemen

KARACHI: A flight of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) especially sent to retrieve stranded Pakistanis from Yemen has arrived Benazir Bhutto International Airport on Friday. The passengers were welcome by Prime minister’s adviser on civil aviation Shujaat Azeem accompanying with PIA Chairman Nasser N S Jaffer. Defence Minister Khawaja Asif was …

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Kenya Attack: Somali terrorists ‘Al-Shabab’ killed 147 at Garissa University

KENYA: Somali terrorists organization ‘Al-Shabab’ have killed over 147 people, mostly Christians students, wounded dozens and made hostages during a 15-hour assault at Garissa University, Kenya. According to survived students, the masked attackers singled out the Christians students from Muslims, took them in a dormitory, where they planted the explosives …

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A joint session of Parliament to be called on April 6 to discuss Yemen crisis: Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister on Thursday asked President Mamnoon Hussain to summon a joint session of the Parliament on 6th of this month to debate Middle East issue. The move has been taken after a high-level meeting presided by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at the PM House. Civil and military leadership …

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Police arrested MQM’s Muhammad Anwar on suspicion of money laundering

LONDON: A statement issued on the Met Police website revealed, The London Metropolitan police on Wednesday arrested a 64-year-old man from northwest London on suspicion of money laundering. MQM leader Haider Abbas Rizvi said Muhammad Anwar was taken into custody at 9AM local time and has now been shifted to …

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Overseas students banned to take science courses to control terrorism in UK

LONDON: Overseas students have reportedly been banned from taking courses teaching nuclear, chemical and bilogical warfare at UK universities due to security reasons, ibtimes.co.uk reported. According to report, an estimates 739 international students have been denied from admitting in specific university courses following concerns that they might use the knowledge …

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Decision to join military campaign in Yemen will be made after KSA visit: official

ISALAMABAD: As a high-level defence delegation is planned to visit Saudi Arabia, a security official told Reuters that there would be no verdict on joining the Saudi-led military campaign in Yemen before the visit. “There can be no decision (on joining the military campaign) before the delegation’s visit,” one official …

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PIA flight carrying around 500 Pakistanis reached Karachi from war-torn Yemen

KARACHI: Late on Sunday, a Pakistan International Airlines aircraft carrying stranded Pakistanis from war-torn Yemen has arrived  at Karachi airport. According to the officials, A Boeing- 747 jumbo jet of Pakistan was sent to Al-Hudaydah airport after getting clearence from Saudi Authorties. It was also told that this first flight …

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80 thousand plus Pakistanis killed in war on terror,’Body Count’ report reveals

WASHINGTON: More than 80 thousand have been killed in war on terror, war led by United States of America, a study revealed. A report titled ‘Body Count’ disclosed that casualty figures after 10 years if the ‘War on Terror’ was released by the Noble Prize-winning international physicians for the prevention …

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Pakistani ladies stranded in Yemen appealed President for help [Video]

A video featuring two Pakistani ladies, stranded in Yemen, have appealed president to help them withdraw from Yemem. The lady, who speaks in this video, said that there were a number of other Pakistanis including children, girls and men who were surrounded in Yemen and were unable to travel even …

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