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July 14, 2018 6:55 PM Hajj operation begins with first PIA flight landing in Medina

The Hajj flight operation that commenced on Saturday carrying 300 pilgrims from Karachi and Islamabad in Pakistan International Airline’s (PIA) flights arrived in Medina and Jeddah. The passengers in the initial flight of PIA’s PK-7001 at the Medina Airport were greeted by Director General Hajj Sajid Yousufani, Deputy Director Farooq Rasheed, Saudi General

June 11, 2018 12:00 AM Local football club heads meet Russian consul general

KARACHI: Heads of a couple of local football clubs met the Russian Consul General Dr Aleksandr G Khozin at his office here at the Russian Consulate on Friday. The delegation comprised the president of Football Club Karachi Hamza Farooque and president of Marta Women’s Football Club Rais Khan. They were accompanied by vice-president of Marta Women FC Nusrat 8

May 21, 2018 12:00 AM Funeral prayers for Sabika held in Houston

HOUSTON: The funeral prayers for Sabika Sheikh, a Pakistani exchange student in Texas who was shot dead Friday evening in the Santa Fe massacre, was held Sunday after Namaz-e-Zuhr, here in a local mosque. The funeral prayers, scheduled by the Pakistani Consulate in Houston at Sugar Land's Masjid Sabireen, was separated from the one to be held in the teen's 3

April 30, 2018 12:00 AM Israel orders arms trafficker ‘held’ through trial

BEERSHEBA, Israel: A French consulate worker charged with smuggling arms from Gaza to the West Bank will remain in custody throughout his trial, an Israeli court ruled on Sunday. Romain Franck, a French citizen, was charged last month along with several Palestinian suspects with belonging to a gun-running network that sold the weapons to arms dealers 11

March 22, 2018 11:05 PM Burj Khalifa will light up Pak flag in celebration of Pakistan Day

DUABI: Burj Khalifa, the tallest skyscraper in the world, will light up with green and white spectacular LED illumination of the Pakistani national flag on Friday evening to celebrate the country’s 78th Pakistan Day. While flag hoisting ceremonies will be held at the Pakistan Embassy in Abu Dhabi and the Pakistan Consulate General in Dubai at 8.30am. Pakistan's 8

March 9, 2018 3:53 AM China’s Chongqing invites Pakistani investors to attend logistics, auto exhibitions

CHENGDU: Chairman of China’s Chongqing city department for international trade has invited Pakistani businessmen and industrialists to attend global logistics exhibition and 16th Motor Cycle Expo being held in Chongqing later this year. Chairman of the CCPIT (China Council for the Promotion of International Trade) Chongqing, He Yi with his delegation 22

March 3, 2018 12:00 AM Iranian diplomat sees huge potential in enhanced trade

PESHAWAR: Consul General of Islamic Republic of Iran Mohammad Baqir Begi on Friday said that after lifting of sanctions on his country there was vast potential for promotion of bilateral trade between Pakistan and his country. He expressed these views at a meeting with the director of Pak-Afghan Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry Ziaul Haq Sarhadi 6

February 10, 2018 12:00 AM Two dead in Libya’s Benghazi mosque attack

BENGHAZI, Libya: Twin bomb blasts struck a mosque in Benghazi in eastern Libya on Friday, killing two persons and wounding more than 62, the city’s main hospital said. The explosions hit the mosque at the start of weekly prayers in Libya’s second city, which lies 1,000 kilometres east of Tripoli, a security source told AFP. One bomb was hidden in a coffin 5

January 13, 2018 12:00 AM Habitt launches oriental collection

KARACHI: Habitt on Friday launched a co-created range of new home décor products inspired by Chinese art and civilization, fused with local Pakistani trends as a tribute to Pak-China friendship. The launch ceremony was held at Habitt’s flagship outlet, and was attended by the Consular Attaches - Economic and Commercial Office of Consulate General of China 25

January 7, 2018 2:14 AM Kidnapped Afghan official returns home

ISLAMABAD: Afghanis­tan’s provincial deputy governor Qazi Mohammad Nabi Ahmadi, who was kidnapped from Peshawar in October, has quietly retur­ned home after being recovered from the abductors. It is unclear how Mr Ahmadi’s release materialised. However, his brother Habibullah, who too had been kidnapped, still remains missing. Mr Ahmadi’s recovery was confirmed 29