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Daily Archives: August 22, 2017

Zilhaj moon sighting: Committee to meet today

KARACHI  – The Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee will convene a meeting today (Tuesday) for the sighting of Zilhaj moon. The meeting headed by chairman Mufti Muneebur Rehman will be held in Karachi’s Meteorological Department after Asr prayer. It will be attended by committee members and authorities of concerned departments. The final ...

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Ayatollah Khamenei appoints new military commanders

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has appointed a new commander for the Iranian Army and second-in-command for the Iranian Armed Forces’ chief of staff. In a decree on Monday, Ayatollah Khamenei appointed Major General Ataollah Salehi as new second-in-command for the Iranian Armed Forces’ chief of ...

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North Korea condemns US-South Korean wargames

North Korea has warned that the ongoing military drills between the South and the US could trigger a “nuclear war” in the region, vowing a “merciless strike” against American territories. In a Monday statement, the North Korean military accused the US of deploying “lethal” weapons for the so-called Ulchi Freedom ...

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Taliban ‘to turn Afghanistan into US graveyard’

The Taliban militant group says it will turn Afghanistan into a “graveyard” for the United States following Washington’s announcement that it will continue the occupation of the Asian country. “If America doesn’t withdraw its troops from Afghanistan, soon Afghanistan will become another graveyard for this superpower in the 21st century,” ...

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Ex-Yemeni president stresses unity with Houthis against Saudi-led war

Yemen’s former president Ali Abdullah Saleh says he will continue to cooperate with the Houthi Ansarullah movement in the country to counter the Saudi-led war on Yemen. Saleh also said on Monday that Saudi Arabia had been targeting Yemen’s sovereignty and independence with the military campaign, the Lebanon-based Al Mayadeen TV channel reported. He also emphasized ...

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Iran’s biggest gold mine beats production estimates

One of the Middle East’s biggest gold mines in northwest Iran has beat quarterly production estimates, yielding 142,000 tonnes of recoverable reserves in the four months since March 20. The figure is 3.5 times above the forecast for recovery from Zarshuran mine in Takab, which is believed to hold 110 ...

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China warns US against military contacts with Taiwan

China has warned the United States against any military contacts with Taiwan ahead of brief visits to the US by the “defense minister” of the self-ruled island territory, which is claimed by China. “China consistently insists on using the ‘One China’ principle in handling the issue of the Taiwan region’s ...

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‘US-China trade war to send ripples through world economy’

A US probe into China’s alleged theft of intellectual property is geopolitically motivated, says a New York-based expert, warning that the measure could not only escalate friction in trade ties between the two countries, but affect the global economy as well. In an interview , managing partner with the Global ...

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Poll shows strong disapproval of Trump’s Charlottesville response

A majority of Americans disapprove of President Donald Trump’s response to the racist violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, earlier this month, according to a new poll. Trump’s handling of the racially charged clashes at the Aug. 12 rally in Charlottesville sparked a political firestorm and drew sharp rebukes from members of ...

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