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September 21, 2018 12:00 AM Gulf states should be party to proposed ‘Iran talks’

CAIRO: Washington’s Gulf Arab allies should be included in proposed treaty negotiations with Iran over its ballistic missile programme and regional behaviour, a senior Emiriati official said on Thursday. Brian Hook, US special envoy for Iran, said on Wednesday the United States is seeking to negotiate a treaty with Iran to include Tehran’s ballistic 4

September 11, 2018 9:05 AM Pakistanis being denied entry to Bahrain: report

A number of Pakistanis on social media have complained that they are being denied entry to Bahrain. According to a report Published in Gulf Daily News, Bahrain authorities have placed a temporary ban on Pakistanis entering the Kingdom. According to newspaper, an official of a local company said they have faced an issue with visa requests for Pakistanis

September 11, 2018 12:00 AM Remittances up 13.45pc to $3.9bln in July-August

KARACHI: Remittances from overseas Pakistani workers rose 13.45 percent in the first two months of the current fiscal year, the central bank data showed on Monday, with most of the increase coming from the United States and the United Kingdom. Remittances stood at $3.9 billion in July-August FY19, compared with $3.4 billion in the corresponding period

August 19, 2018 2:19 AM Qatar accuses Saudis of barring Haj pilgrims

RIYADH: Qatar has accused Saudi Arabia of barring its citizens from this year’s Haj, something Riyadh denies, saying a diplomatic dispute is not stopping Qataris from making the pilgrimage to Makkah. Although 1,200 Qataris are eligible to perform Haj under a quota system, Qatar says it has become impossible to get permits, blaming the campaign by Saudi 6

July 23, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan go down against Chinese Taipei

KARACHI: Pakistan made a disappointing start when they went 1-3 down to Chinese Taipei in their Group E opener of the 19th Asian Men’s Under-20 Volleyball Championship at the Isa Sports City in Riffa, Bahrain, on Sunday. Pakistan’s juniors failed to live up to the billing, allowing their rivals to record an easy win in the 24-team event, which serves 15

July 18, 2018 12:00 AM Three Pak players to join team in Bahrain today

KARACHI: Three Pakistan players who could not proceed with the team to Bahrain on Tuesday because of visas issue would now fly out of Lahore for Manama on Wednesday (today), an official of Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) said. “Zain-ul-Abdeen, Abdul Basit and Murtaza Hussain will leave for Bahrain tomorrow. They have got visas,” the official told ‘The News’ 4

July 18, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan football squad off to Bahrain

LAHORE: Pakistan football squad flew to Bahrain on Tuesday for a series of practice matches scheduled before the Asian Games and SAFF Cup. Players who departed from Lahore included Waseem Asghar, Adeel Ali, Yousuf Ahmed, Mohsin Ali, M Sohail, Arsalan Ali, M Umair, Ali Khan, M Riaz, Ahsanullah, Mehdi Hassan, Shehbaz Younus, M Usman, Sadullah, Faisal Iqbal 4

July 12, 2018 12:00 AM Bahrain’s economy shrinks in Q1 as oil production sags

DUBAI: Bahrain´s economy shrank on an annual basis in the first quarter of 2018 for the first time in at least seven years, hit by a fall in oil production, data from the official statistics agency showed on Wednesday. The figures may increase concern about the health of Bahrain´s economy as it struggles with a current account gap and a large state budget 8

July 10, 2018 12:00 AM Pak handball team’s training camp moved to Lahore

KARACHI: The training camp of Pakistan handball team in connection with the Asian Games has been shifted from Islamabad to Lahore due to lack of a proper hall at the federal capital’s Pakistan Sports Complex whose Liaquat Gymnasium is not ready for training. “Our camp has been shifted to Lahore where Sports Board Punjab has given us the hall and the players 8

July 10, 2018 12:00 AM WAPDA to feature in Asian Club Volleyball Championship

KARACHI: Pakistan’s top team WAPDA will participate in the Asian Club Volleyball Championship to be held at Naypyidaw, Myanmar, from July 30 to August 6. A senior official of the Pakistan Volleyball Federation (PVF) said that the event will help some players of Pakistan to get match practice ahead of the Asian Games slated to be held in the Indonesian 4