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

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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...
Shawwal moon unlikely to be seen today in Saudi Arabia

Shawwal moon unlikely to be seen today in Saudi Arabia

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RIYADH: Astronomers at the observatory of Majmaah University near Riyadh in Saudi Arabia has confirmed that the crescent moon of Shawwal will not be...

Pompeo speaks to PM Imran; seeks action against all terrorists

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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...

UN chief condemns terrorist attack in Mardan

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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...
Ritual of changing Ghilaf-e-Kaaba held

Ritual of changing Ghilaf-e-Kaaba held

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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....

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

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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...
Health standards primary criteria for Hajj pilgrims: Saudi Arabia

Two million Muslims leave for Mina as Hajj rituals start

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MAKKAH: In Saudi Arabia, over two million Muslims from across the world have gathered in Makkah Mukarramah for Hajj rituals, which are starting from...
Kashmir

Indian troops martyr two youth in Occupied Kashmir

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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...

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

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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...

26 children killed by coalition strikes in Yemen: UN

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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...

Afghanistan

Eight dead, 31 injured as barrage of rocket fire hits Afghanistan capital Kabul

Eight dead, 31 injured as barrage of rocket fire hits Afghanistan capital Kabul

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At least eight people were killed and 31 wounded Saturday when a barrage of rockets struck densely populated parts of Kabul, officials said, marking...

Thousands of Afghan refugee families benefit from emergency cash assistance

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PESHAWAR: The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has provided emergency cash assistance to over 50,000 vulnerable Afghan refugee families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in...

Terrorists storm Kabul University, Killing at Least 25

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At least 25 people were killed and 22 other wounded when gunmen stormed Kabul University in a 6-hours-long assault that witnessed students left in...

India using Afghan land to destabilize Pakistan: says PM Imran Khan

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India is using Afghanistan’s land to spread chaos in Pakistan, warned Prime Minister Imran Khan while addressing the Pak-Afghan Trade and Investment Forum on...