Kerry warns Saudi Arabia of consequences if they get nukes

Kerry warns Saudi Arabia of consequences if they get nukes

WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State John Kerry has warned both Saudi Arabia and Pakistan against indulging in trade of nuclear weapons, saying there will be “all kinds of NPT consequences” if Riyadh went ahead with any such plan. Such a strong warning from Kerry comes amidst media reports that Saudi Arabia is trying to buy […]

US airstrike destroys second site of ISIS cash reserves

WASHINGTON: US warplanes have reportedly destroyed a large Islamic State bank in Iraq’s Mosul city housing an estimated USD 45 million, the second time in over a week that such a facility of the terror group has been bombed. American warplanes destroyed the Islamic State bank in Mosul late last night, a senior US defence […]

Armed gunmen storm varsity in northwest Pakistan

Peshawar: Armed gunmen today stormed a university in Pakistan’s restive northwest Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province and opened indiscriminate fire, injuring at least three persons. Heavy firing is taking place inside the Bacha Khan University in the province’s Charsadda town, some 50 kilometres from here, local media reports said. “Armed men stormed into the university premises early this […]

Kerry warns Saudi Arabia of consequences if they get Nukes

Washington: US Secretary of State John Kerry has warned both Saudi Arabia and Pakistan against indulging in trade of nuclear weapons, saying there will be “all kinds of NPT consequences” if Riyadh went ahead with any such plan. Such a strong warning from Kerry comes amidst media reports that Saudi Arabia is trying to buy […]

3 Muslims, Sikh kicked off flight; appearance made pilot uneasy

New York: A Sikh man along with his four friends, who were kicked out from an American Airlines flight because their appearance made the captain uneasy has filed a USD 9 million lawsuit against the airline. Shan Anand, a Sikh, along with three other friends – Faimul Alam besides a Bangladeshi Muslim and an Arab […]

Muslim man beaten in US by teenagers yelling ‘ISIS, ISIS’

New York: A Bangladeshi-origin Muslim man has been brutally assaulted in the US by teenagers who shouted “ISIS, ISIS” and started beating him in front of his 9-year-old niece in an apparent hate crime. Mujibur Rahman, who was wearing traditional Muslim attire when he was attacked in front of his horrified niece in the Bronx, […]

NAWAB AKBAR KHAN BUGTI MURDER CASE
Anti-terrorism court acquits Musharraf

NAWAB AKBAR KHAN BUGTI MURDER CASE <br />  Anti-terrorism court acquits Musharraf

KARACHI: Pakistan’s former military ruler General Pervez Musharraf was on Monday acquitted by an anti-terrorism court in the murder case of Baloch nationalist leader Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti. The court in Balochistan’s provincial capital Quetta acquitted former president Musharraf, ex-provincial home minister Mir Shoaib Nosherwani and Qaumi Watan Party chief and member of National Assembly […]

India attaches top priority to ties with Israel: Swaraj

JERUSALEM: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday said India attaches the highest importance to its ties with Israel as she called on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss the entire spectrum of the relationship. Swaraj, who is on her first visit to West Asia as the External Affairs Minister, said she was looking forward […]

Pak PM may visit Iran, Saudi Arabia to ease tensions

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is expected to undertake an important visit to Iran and Saudi Arabia on Monday to reduce tensions between the two rival Muslim nations, his office said Saturday. The decision was taken after behind-the-scene contacts by Pakistan with both countries to lower the temperature in the region after Saudi Arabia […]