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Indian premier discusses cooperation with UAE

Abu Dhabi - Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks Sunday with Abu Dhabi's crown prince on bolstering cooperation with the United Arab Emirates at...

Kuwait is important for Pakistan: NA Speaker Ayaz Sadiq

The Ambassador of Kuwait Mr. Nawaf Abdulaziz A.A. Alenezi called on the Speaker, National Assembly, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq in Parliament House on Wednesday.While talking...

Islamist Rebels Capture Army Base in Syria’s Idlib Province

AMMAN— A coalition of Islamist rebels seized an army base in northwestern Syria at dawn on Monday after a suicide bomber from al-Qaida's Nusra Front...

UN envoy announces start of talks to bring Syria on political track

UNITED NATIONS - A series of consultations that began today in Geneva aim to redouble international efforts in search of a political process...

Al-Qaeda’s Zawahiri vows allegiance to new Taliban chief

Dubai - Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri on Thursday pledged his group's allegiance to new Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour who is facing a bitter...

PM Nawaz in Iran aiming to defuse tensions with Saudis

Tehran - Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met Tuesday with Iran's President Hassan Rouhani for talks aimed at easing tensions between regional powers Iran...

Pakistan, Qatar sign $16 billion LNG deal

Under the agreement, 3.75 million tonnes of LNG will be imported annually for 16 years from Qatar on government-to-government basis ‘on comparative rates’DOHA: Pakistan...

EU Re-Imposes Sanctions on Iranian Bank, Shipping Firms

BRUSSELS— The European Union re-imposed sanctions on an Iranian bank and 32 Iranian shipping companies on Wednesday, using new legal grounds, after the measures were...