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October 17, 2018 12:00 AM Istanbul thrives as Arab media hub despite Khashoggi anxiety

Istanbul, the buzzing Turkish metropolis where Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared two weeks ago, has since the Arab Spring become a hub for Arabic-language media despite Turkey’s own reputation for eroding press freedoms. Arabic-language journalists from countries who have found refuge in the city from authoritarian regimes or war say they have been rattled 1

October 16, 2018 4:18 PM World should thank Pakistan for its contribution towards eliminating terrorism, says Ghafoor

Inter-services Public Relations (ISPR) chief Maj Gen Asif Ghafor on Tuesday delivered a lecture at the University of Warwick in central England, where the military’s spokesperson reportedly highlighted “Pakistan’s contribution to regional and global peace” and urged the world to appreciate its efforts. According to the details of the event available 2 1

October 16, 2018 12:46 PM Pakistan, Russia to hold military drills in Pabbi

ROSTOV-ON-DON: Russian-Pakistani military drills "Friendship 2018" will be held in the mountains of Pakistan from October 21 until November 4, head of the Russian Southern Military District Vadim Astafyev told reporters on Tuesday. "The joint drills of units of the Russian and Pakistani armed forces 'Friendhsip 2018' will be held from October 21 until 1

October 15, 2018 10:39 PM US consulate vehicle hits motorcyclist in Karachi

KARACHI: A US consulate vehicle on Monday struck a motorcyclist in Karachi causing an injury to the rider. According to reports, the accident, which took place near PIDC flyover, did not cause any serious damage except injuring the rider’s foot who was later shifted to a nearby medical facility. The passers-by encircled the US consulate vehicle which 1

October 13, 2018 12:00 AM Buying Iranian oil, S-400 missile not helpful to India: US

WASHINGTON: The US State Department said on Thursday the reports that India was purchasing Iranian oil and buying Russian manufactured S-400 missile defence system were not helpful, hours after President Trump said that India would soon know Washington’s response to the Russian deal. When we hear about things such as purchasing oil or of the S-400 systems 3

October 12, 2018 5:20 PM Britain commends Pakistan’s achievements in counter terrorism, improved security situation

LONDON: British leadership was unanimous in acknowledging Pakistan’s extraordinary achievements in Counter Terrorism and commended the improved security situation in Pakistan, Inter Services Public Relations said Friday. Pakistan's achievements were acknowledged in a meeting with Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa with General Sir Nicholson

October 10, 2018 10:25 PM DG ISI, other army officers have no official accounts on social media: DG ISPR

Rawalpindi: Military spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor has stated that neither DG ISI nor any other officer of Pakistan Army maintains an official account on any social media platform. In response to a fake Twitter handle of newly appointed Director General Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) Lt Gen Asim Munir, the military spokesman said the official 6

October 10, 2018 2:57 PM Fact check: Letter requesting 2550 cars for military is fake

ISLAMABAD: Social media in Pakistan is never short of rumour mills and fake stories to create confusion in the minds of innocent people. A fake 'confidential' letter is doing the rounds on social media for 'provision of 2550 staff cars for Pakistan armed forces from Honda Atlas Cars Pakistan Limited'. The letter has been shared on social media by several

October 10, 2018 10:57 AM Appointments in army: Lt Gen Asim Munir new DG ISI

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan army has announced the appointments of newly promoted Lt Generals including the new chief of Inter Services Intelligence (ISI). Lt Gen Abdul Aziz, Lt Gen Nadeem Zaki, Lt Gen Asim Munir, Lt Gen Muhammad Adnan, Lt Gen Waseem Ashraf and Lt Gen Shaheen Mazher were promoted as three-star generals on September 28, two days before the retirement

October 10, 2018 5:59 AM Lt Gen Asim Munir appointed DG ISI

The army's media wing on Wednesday announced that Lt Gen Asim Munir has been appointed the new director general (DG) of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). Following reports that former DG ISI Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar would be retiring on Oct 1, various sections of the media speculated that Lt Gen Munir was next in line for the post. The Pakistan Army had in September 1