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PM Nawaz,President Trump will meet in Riyadh

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI ISLAMABAD  : Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will leave for Saudi Arabia to attend an Arab-Islamic-US Summit on Saturday. The Arab-Islamic-US Summit to be hosted in Riyadh will start from Sunday,May 20 where US President will also attend the summit. PM Nawaz has been …

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Iran voters to give verdict on economy, diplomacy

TEHRAN -UNS/AFP – Polls opened in Iran on Friday with voters set to give their verdict on President Hassan Rouhani’s policy of opening up to the world and efforts to rebuild the stagnant economy. He faces stiff competition from hardline cleric Ebrahim Raisi, 56, who …

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President Trump to give speech on Islam in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH-UNS -US President Donald Trump will give a major speech on the Islamic faith during his upcoming visit to Saudi Arabia, home to the religion’s holiest shrines, the White House said Tuesday. “He will meet and have lunch with leaders of more than 50 Muslim …

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‘Palestine belongs to the Palestinians’

UNS- A unique declaration of Mahatma Gandhi which he made in his newspaper, ‘The Harijan’ in 1938 declaring that, “Palestine belongs to the Palestinians in the same way as France belongs to French and England to the English.” This declaration became the international policy followed …

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KSA king hopeful over ‘historic’ Muslim-US summit

RIYADH – Saudi King Salman on Monday expressed hope a “historic” summit to be held Sunday between Arab and Muslim nations and US President Donald Trump will enhance ties and promote tolerance. The summit will be one of three forums held during a visit by …

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PM Sharif, President Erdogan discuss bilateral matters

BEIJING -UNS: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met here Saturday on the sidelines of One Belt, One Road Forum and discussed issues of bilateral interests. The two leaders exchanged views on matters of regional and international importance. Nawaz Sharif …

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Turkey detains dozens of former bourse staff over Gulen links: media

ISTANBUL: Turkish police detained 53 former employees of the Istanbul stock exchange on Friday over alleged links to the U.S.-based cleric accused of orchestrating last July’s attempted coup, Haberturk newspaper reported. Prosecutors have ordered the detention of 102 people as part of the investigation, the …

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US to arm Kurdish fighters in Syria

VILNIUS: The United States on Tuesday announced it would supply arms and military equipment to Kurdish fighters battling the Islamic State group in Syria, a move sure to anger key ally Turkey which considers the Kurdish forces to be terrorists. The weapons are being delivered …

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Pakistan, KSA enjoy identical views on most regional,international issues: PM

ISLAMABAD -UNS -Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif says Pakistan and Saudi Arabia enjoy identical views on most regional and international issues and both are working side by side in the service of their common interests and objectives. This he stated while talking to Saudi Minister …

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Pakistan summons Iranian envoy over recent threats

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Foreign Office on Tuesday summoned the Iranian Ambassador to Pakistan Mehdi Honardoost and expressed serious concerns over recent statements of the Iranian Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces regarding cross border actions. It is worth mentioning here that Chief of the …

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