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Saudi Arabia foils terror attack on Grand Mosque in Mecca

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has thwarted two major terror strikes on the Grand Mosque in Mecca. Security spokesperson of the Saudi Interior Ministry, Mansour al-Turki said...

Global body criticises Pakistan for funding terror entities

Valencia: The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an intergovernmental financial watchdog, established by the G-7 Summit in 1989, has slammed Pakistan for its complicity...

Qatar row: Arab states send list of steep demands

Riyadh: Four Arab states have sent Qatar a list of 13 demands it must meet if it wants them to lift their blockade. According...

Pakistan: 8 killed in Quetta blast

Islamabad: Five people, including a policeman, were killed and 14 others injured in an explosion in Pakistan's Quetta. Rescue officials said the injured have been...

North Korea carries out another rocket engine test

Seoul: North Korea has carried out another test of a rocket engine, the latest in a series of engine and missile tests this year. A...

Kulbhushan Jadhav files mercy petition before Pak Army Chief

Islamabad: Former Navy Commander Kulbushan Jadhav who has been sentenced to death on charges of espionage in Pakistan has made a mercy petition to...

Pak to review ‘lenient’ visa policy for Chinese citizens

Islamabad: Pakistan has said it will review its visa policy for Chinese citizens to plug the loopholes in the current lenient policy, weeks after...

What the destruction of the Great Mosque means for ISIS

New Delhi:  The Great Mosque of al-Nuri was destroyed in fighting between the Iraqi forces and the Islamic State. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi...

At least 29 killed as car bomb hits bank in Afghanistan

Kabul: At least 29 people were killed on Thursday when a powerful car bomb struck a bank in Lashkar Gah, the capital of Helmand...

Kenneth I Juster set to become America’s new ambassador to India

New Delhi: Kenneth I Juster, a top aide of US President Donald Trump, is set to become America's new ambassador to India. The 62-year old...

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