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July 17, 2018 2:34 PM Harkat-ul Mujahideen founder Maulana Fazlur Rehman Khalil joins PTI

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Asad Umar has announced that the founder of banned Harkat-ul Mujahideen Maulana Fazlur Rehman Khalil has joined his party. The news was publicized on the official Facebook page of the NA-54 aspirant in Islamabad, stating that the current leader of Ansar-ul-Umma and numerous of his allies and clerics have pledged their

July 17, 2018 12:00 AM ‘US pullout from Iran deal will hurt ME’

BEIRUT: Lebanese President Michel Aoun said on Monday the US withdrawal from world powers’ 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran would have negative consequences for Middle East stability. Aoun, a Maronite Christian politician, is a political ally of Lebanon’s Iran-backed group Hizbullah. The United States, which classifies Hizbullah as a terrorist organisation

July 16, 2018 12:06 PM Death toll in Mastung carnage rises 149

ISLAMABAD: The death toll from a suicide attack on an election rally in Mastung Balochistan on Friday spiked to 149, officials said, putting it among the deadliest attacks in Pakistan’s history. Among the dead was the party’s provincial candidate, Siraj Raisani in Friday’s attack at a rally for the Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) outside the town of Mastung

July 16, 2018 10:44 AM Number of foreign tourists arrival in Pakistan regain upward trend

ISLAMABAD: As many as 10476 foreign visitors were arrived in Pakistan on tourist visa to look around the popular destination of the country during the year 2017, regaining an upward momentum of tourist’s arrival. According to an official source, around 9161 visitors arrived in the country on tourist visa in the year 2016, 6474 in 2015, 5575 in 2014 and 10560 in the year 2013. The popular 1

July 16, 2018 12:00 AM Nooh dedicates medals to Mastung blast victims

KARACHI: Pakistan’s highly talented young weightlifter Nooh Dastgir Butt has dedicated his medals he got in the World Junior Championships in Tashkent to the victims of Mastung blast. “Yes, Nooh has dedicated his medals to the victims of Mastung blast,” an official of Pakistan Weightlifting Federation (PWF) told ‘The News’ from Tashkent late on Saturday

July 16, 2018 12:00 AM Iran school official jailed over abuse of boys

TEHRAN: A supervisor at a Tehran boys´ high school has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and 80 lashes for sexual abuse of minors, Iran´s semi-official ISNA news agency said Sunday. Reports of assaults against several dozen pupils at a private school in the west of the capital sparked outrage in the Iranian press when they emerged in late May. The scandal

July 16, 2018 12:00 AM Khamenei calls state to support Rouhani

DUBAI: Iran’s supreme leader on Sunday called on state bodies to support the government of President Hassan Rouhani in fighting looming US economic sanctions, saying America´s “conspiracy” could be defeated, according to his official website. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei used a speech to members of Rouhani´s cabinet to call for support for the government and action

July 16, 2018 12:00 AM Khamenei calls for backing govt in face of US sanctions

TEHRAN: Iran’s supreme leader on Sunday called on state bodies to support the government of President Hassan Rouhani in fighting looming US economic sanctions, saying America’s "conspiracy" could be defeated, according to his official website. "I strongly believe that if the government takes the necessary measures, it will be able to overcome problems

July 16, 2018 12:00 AM Two-month free tourist visa for kids under 18 in UAE

DUBAI: The visa policy has been changing in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the last few months to attract more visitors to the emirates. The UAE on Sunday announced a change in visa rules for tourists, exempting dependents under the age of 18 from visa fees. According to UAE official news agency, the UAE has introduced a new two-month exemption for dependents

July 15, 2018 12:00 AM S Korea summons Russian officials over air zone incursion

SEOUL: South Korea summoned a Russian embassy official on Saturday to express “regrets” about the incursion of two Russian military aircraft into South Korea´s air defence identification zone and to urge that it not be repeated. South Korea said on Friday it had scrambled military aircraft to intercept two Russian bomber jets that flew into its air defence