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Daily Archives: February 22, 2016

India agrees to receive Pakistani investigators

Muslim Times ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has said that India has agreed to receive Pakistani investigators for probing its allegations about the involvement of some groups or people from Pakistan in last month’s Pathankot airbase attack. Speaking at a news conference at the Punjab House here on ...

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Portugal offers to take in limited mix of extra refugees

Portugal has offered to take in up to 5,800 extra refugees from countries struggling to cope with the influx of asylum seekers into Europe to boost its workforce with skilled laborers and students and help maintain its population. Portugal’s Prime Minister Antonio Costa last week sent letters to Austria, Greece, ...

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Tunisian president extends state of emergency for another month

Muslim Times Tunisia’s President Beji Caid Essebsi has extended for yet another month a nationwide state of emergency imposed following a deadly bomb explosion in November last year. “After consulting with the prime minister and the speaker of the parliament on security issues, the situation at the borders and in ...

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US drone goes down in Afghanistan

Muslim Times An unmanned aerial vehicle operated by the US Air Force has crashed at an airfield in Afghanistan’s southern province of Kandahar. US Captain Bryan Bouchard said in a statement on Sunday that the MQ-9 Reaper drone went down at Kandahar Airfield. He added that US Air Force authorities ...

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Druze slam Israeli plan for town on Palestinian lands

Muslim Times Members of the Druze community have slammed Israel’s plan to build a new town for the minority on the site of two Palestinian villages that have been razed by the Tel Aviv regime. Israel’s National Planning and Building Council approved the plan in January, with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ...

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MQM’s symbolic hunger strike ends today

Muslim Times KARACHI (Web Desk) – Muttahida Qaumi Movement token hunger strike is ending today (Monday). The party had started a 4-day symbolic hunger strike at Karachi Press Club from 19th February to 22nd February to protest against ban on speeches, news, views and interviews of MQM Chief Altaf Hussain. ...

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Army Chief arrives in Qatar on one-day visit

Muslim Times DOHA (Web Desk / AP) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif has arrived in Doha on one-day official visit to Qatar, the army spokesperson confirmed in a message posted on Twitter today (Monday). During his stay, the Army Chief will meet Qatari political and military ...

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