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June 19, 2018 12:00 AM Iraq says US strike killed 20 in east Syria

BEIRUT: An Iraqi paramilitary force key to the battle against the Islamic State group on Monday accused the US-led coalition of killing more than 20 of its fighters in an air raid in eastern Syria. The bombing raid hit Al-Hari, a town controlled by regional militias fighting in Syria’s complex seven-year war alongside President Bashar al-Assad’s forces

June 14, 2018 6:57 PM We have to strive for Pakistan where rule of law is supreme: COAS Bajwa

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa we have to strive for a Pakistan where rule of law is supreme. The Army Chief visited National Defence University Thursday, Inter Services Public Relations said. While addressing the participants of National Security and War Course, General Bajwa congratulated them on successful completion 4

June 11, 2018 8:37 PM Pakistan strongly condemns missile attack on Saudi Arabia

Islamabad: Pakistan strongly condemned the latest Houthi militia missile attack on Jazan and expressed deep concern at the sad news of three casualties in the attack. Pakistan reiterated its full support and solidarity with Saudi Arabia against any threats to its territorial integrity and against the Haramain Sharifain. Huthi rebels in Yemen fired a "projectile" 7

June 9, 2018 12:57 PM Taliban agree to three-day unprecedented Eid ceasefire with Afghan forces

The Taliban on Saturday announced its first ceasefire in Afghanistan since the 2001 US invasion, with a three-day halt in hostilities against the country's security forces that was greeted with relief by war-weary Afghans. But the group warned the suspension of fighting for the first three days of Eid, the holiday that caps off Ramadan, did not extend 1

June 8, 2018 12:00 AM Three cops martyred in Lower Dir attack on police van

TIMERGARA: Two cops including a Station House Officer (SHO) and a civilian were martyred and two others sustained injuries when a police mobile van was targeted with an improvised explosive device (IED) in Maidan area in Lower Dir district on Thursday, official sources said. They said the police mobile van was on a routine patrol when it was hit by the roadside 1

June 4, 2018 12:00 AM Fiery Alli vows to keep cool at World Cup

LONDON: Fiery England star Dele Alli has promised to keep his cool at the World Cup.Alli has been targeted by opponents keen to provoke the volatile Tottenham midfielder. Alli has been involved in a series of incidents when his temper has got the better of him.Some pundits fear Alli could suffer the same fate as David Beckham, who was infamously sent off in the 1998 World 2

June 1, 2018 12:00 AM Sikhs demand arrest of Charanjeet’s killers

Lahore: The Sikh Community demanded the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government arrest the killers of Sikh Sardar Charanjeet Singh without any delay. In a press conference held at Gurdwara Sahib in Lahore on Thursday, the Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (PSGPC) on behalf of all Sikh nation condemned the brutal killing of the Sikh social activist. They said Sardar 1

May 28, 2018 12:00 AM Air strike kills four in rebel-held Sanaa

SANAA: A woman was among four people killed in an air strike that hit a petrol station in Yemen’s rebel-held capital late on Saturday, medical sources said. Eleven people were wounded in the air strike on Sanaa, they said. Witnesses said it took place just before sunset as people prepared to break the dawn-to-dusk fast of Ramazan. It was not immediately 2

May 28, 2018 12:00 AM 26 Syrian regime, nine Russia fighters killed

BEIRUT: At least 26 Syrian regime forces and nine Russian fighters were killed in an Islamic State group attack earlier this week in Syria’s eastern desert, a monitor said on Sunday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the jihadists had targeted a group of Syrian and allied Russian fighters near the town of Mayadeen in Deir Ezzor province on Wednesday 16

May 26, 2018 12:00 AM DRC priest ‘infected with Ebola’ as death toll revised

MBANDAKA, DR Congo: A Catholic priest has been quarantined in the Democratic Republic of Congo after being infected with Ebola as health officials on Friday revised down the number of deaths to 22. "We have quarantined a priest from the diocese of Mbandaka-Bikoro who tested positive" for the Ebola virus, a medical source told AFP on Thursday, on condition 3