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Pakistan-origin Australian senator Mehreen Faruqi calls out racism in maiden speech

Australia's first female Muslim senator has called out political racism, insisting "we can build a future for each and every one of us". Mehreen Faruqi delivered her first speech as Greens Senator for New South...

Pompeo speaks to PM Imran; seeks action against all terrorists

WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan over the phone on Thursday. According to a statement of the State Department, Secretary Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with...
Shawwal moon unlikely to be seen today in Saudi Arabia

Shawwal moon unlikely to be seen today in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH: Astronomers at the observatory of Majmaah University near Riyadh in Saudi Arabia has confirmed that the crescent moon of Shawwal will not be sighted on Friday, Ramadan 29. According to astronomical calculations, the moon...

UN chief condemns terrorist attack in Mardan

WASHINGTON: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the terrorist incident in Mardan. In his message, he expressed solidarity with the bereaved families. He also expressed solidarity with Pakistan and its people. He prayed for...

JF-17 thunder, Super Mushshak in Poland to perform in air show

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Air Force’s (PAF) two JF-17 Thunder and one Super Mushshak aircraft along with pilots, technicians and engineers of the PAF arrived at Air Base, Deblin (Poland) to participate in the Radom International...
Ritual of changing Ghilaf-e-Kaaba held

Ritual of changing Ghilaf-e-Kaaba held

MAKKAH: The ritual of changing Ghilaf-e-Kaaba was held early this morning. The new Ghilaf has been prepared at a cost of two hundred thousand Riyal. Six hundred seventy kilogram pure silk, 120 kilogram gold and...
Health standards primary criteria for Hajj pilgrims: Saudi Arabia

Two million Muslims leave for Mina as Hajj rituals start

MAKKAH: In Saudi Arabia, over two million Muslims from across the world have gathered in Makkah Mukarramah for Hajj rituals, which are starting from today. This year, the annual pilgrimage has become increasingly hi-tech with...
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Indian troops martyr two youth in Occupied Kashmir

SRINAGAR: In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred two more youth in Islamabad district, on Wednesday. The troops killed the youth identified as Altaf Kachroo and Omar Rasheed during...

Pakistani man sentenced in U.S. for trying to export military equipment

WASHINGTON: A Pakistani man was sentenced on Thursday to 33 months in a U.S. prison for attempting to export military equipment for the Pakistani military without a license, the U.S. Justice Department said. Syed Vaqar...

26 children killed by coalition strikes in Yemen: UN

SANAA: Two Saudi-led coalition air strikes in Yemen have killed at least 26 children, UN officials said Friday, renewing calls for an independent investigation of attacks targeting civilians in the three-year war. At least 22...
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