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May 23, 2018 12:00 AM ICC asked to open probe into ‘Israel crimes’

THE HAGUE: Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister Riyad al-Malki submitted a referral on Tuesday to the International Criminal Court (ICC) asking prosecutors to immediately open a formal investigation into accusations of Israeli crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories. “The State of Palestine took an important and historic step towards justice

May 20, 2018 12:00 AM S Arabia detain women’s advocates ahead of driving ban lift

DUBAI: Saudi authorities have arrested seven prominent women´s rights advocates, dividing public opinion just weeks before the kingdom is set to lift its driving ban on women. Without naming those detained, Saudi Arabia's state security apparatus said seven people had been arrested for "attempting to undermine the security and stability of the kingdom

May 2, 2018 9:58 PM MQM-P factions mend differences, annouce to hold joint rally on May 5

KARACHI: In a bid to bridge differences, Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan's Bahadurabad and PIB factions on Wednesday announced to hold a joint rally at Tanki Ground in Karachi's Liaquatabad area on May 5. Apparently, Pakistan Peoples Party’s Liqatabad gathering brought MQM-P’s PIB and Bhadurabad groups together, after which both the factions have decided 7

May 2, 2018 1:09 AM Iran rejects Netanyahu’s nuclear allegations, calls him ‘infamous liar’

TEHRAN: Iran on Tuesday branded Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu an “infamous liar” over his allegations of a secret Iranian nuclear weapons programme. Foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi called the accusations that Tehran lied about its nuclear ambitions “worn-out, useless and shameful”. Mr Netanyahu’s comments came from a “broke and infamous 7

April 22, 2018 12:00 AM Iran terms US rights report ‘biased’

TEHRAN: Iran rejected the latest US human rights report as hypocritical on Saturday, saying it was "biased by political objectives". "Iran considers the annual report by the US State Department and in particular allegations raised about human rights in Iran as absolutely biased by political objectives, which depicts a distorted and unrealistic image 8

April 14, 2018 12:00 AM Saudi aims to pressure rival Iran at Arab League summit

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s push for a tough stand against its arch-rival Iran is expected to dominate an Arab League summit on Sunday as regional tensions grow over the wars in Syria and Yemen. The fate of Occupied al-Quds will also be on the summit’s agenda, as the United States prepares to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to the disputed city after declaring 3

April 5, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan invites England cricket team after 13 years

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s interior minister has invited the England cricket team to tour the country for the first time since 2005, after a successful visit by the West Indies amid improved security boosted hopes of an international revival. A visit by a major Test-playing nation such as England would be hugely significant, in terms of both cricket as well as Pakistan’s 7

April 2, 2018 10:42 AM Malala leaves Pakistan with promise to return permanently

ISLAMABAD: Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai Monday left for Britain after an emotional four-day visit to Pakistan, officials said. Malala made a surprise return visit to Pakistan last week more than five years after she was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman for advocating girls´ education. "Malala Yousafzai along with her family left Islamabad 11

March 31, 2018 3:55 PM Malala's first visit to native Swat in pictures

MINGORA: Malala Yousafzai visited the Swat valley Saturday for her first trip back to the once militant-infested region where she was shot in the head by the Taliban more than five years ago. "I left Swat with my eyes closed and now I am back with my eyes open," she told AFP, referring to how she was airlifted out in a coma after the attack in 2012. "I am extremely 12

March 25, 2018 12:00 AM MBS says Trump’s son-in-law in his pocket

WASHINGTON: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) boasted US President Donald Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner was “in his pocket”, according to a report published in ‘The Intercept’. Citing three sources close to the Saudi and Emirati royal families, the news outlet said Kushner provided the heir to the Saudi throne 11