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Iceland announced boycott all Israeli products

Iceland’s capital has announced that it will boycott all Israeli products until Palestine is freed from occupation. On Sunday, Reykjavik’s municipality voted for the boycott, and promised to continue the embargo “as long as the occupation of Palestinian territories continues.” The vote is part of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions …

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Tensions in PAK-U.S relations- by Iftikhar Ahmed

The military needs full political support on any national plans to root out terrorism. Challenges that Pakistan faces could be effectively confronted for the achievement of goals only if there is the will to act politically. Lukewarm support does not facilitate meeting the ends of policy. All options must be …

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UN chief condemns terrorist attack in Bangladesh

UNITED NATIONS: (Web Desk)- Top United Nations officials have condemned the terrorist attack in a cafe in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka that reportedly killed 20 hostages over the weekend. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon “hopes that those behind this crime will be identified and brought to justice,” his spokesperson said …

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King Salman hosts President

[/caption]RIYADH:(Web Desk): President Mamnoon Hussain has attended an Iftar dinner hosted by Custodian of Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. The dinner was attended by a number of leaders from the Muslim countries. Saudi Prince Talal bin Saud bin Abdulaziz and high officials of the Saudi government …

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9 Italians, 7 Japanese confirmed dead in Dhaka attack

DHAKA:(Web Desk)- Nine Italian and Seven Japanese citizens have been confirmed dead in the by militants in Bangladesh’s capital, officials said Saturday. Seven Japanese citizens have been confirmed dead in the attack by militants in Dhaka, Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said. Earlier, Italy’s foreign minister confirmed nine Italians …

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Washington backs Pak-Afghan border management plan, says Olson

ISLAMABAD: Top civil and military authorities have conveyed to a high-level US Senate delegation that Pakistan’s effort to manage its border with Afghanistan is vital for its security as President Barack Obama’s point-man for the region said Washington supported Pakistan’s border management efforts. The issue was highlighted by top civil …

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Eighteen injured in Makkah stampede: Saudi media

RIYADH:(Web Desk)- Eighteen pilgrims have been injured in a stampede near Makkah, Saudi media reported on Saturday, as the kingdom continues to review safety after a deadly crush during last year’s Haj. The incident happened on Friday night near the Grand Mosque in Makkah, the Al-Riyadh newspaper said, as people …

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Russia Sends more Military Hardware to Syrian Armed Forces

TEHRAN: (Web Desk)- A huge cargo vessel of Russia, carrying a large volume of arms, ammunition and other advanced types of military equipment for the Syrian Armed Forces, entered waters of Mediterranean Sea. The huge Russian vessel of Grigori Bobidovich, which left the port city of Novorossiysk in Russia a …

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Muslim girls denied Swiss citizenship for refusing to swim with boys

GENEVA:(News Desk)- Swiss authorities have rejected the naturalisation application of two Muslim girls who refused to take swimming lessons at their school alongside boys, reported USA Today. The girls, aged 12 and 14, refused to take the compulsory lessons claiming their faith prevents them from swimming with males. The Basel …

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Brexit protesters take to streets of London

Crowds are set to march through London on Saturday in protest against Britain’s vote to leave the EU, which has plunged the government into political turmoil and left the country deeply polarised. Demonstrators plan to gather on Park Lane around 11:00 am (1000 GMT) before making their way towards the …

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