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Daily Archives: March 3, 2018

Iran plant stops flaring gas worth millions of dollars

Muslim Times (Web Desk) – Iran is about to save $300 million a year after inaugurating an offshore project which will stop flaring gas in the Persian Gulf, a senior official was quoted as saying Saturday. A 2015 World Bank report said Iran flared some 10.5 billion cubic meters of ...

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Iran basketball team stays put as Asia’s best in fresh FIBA rankings

(Sports Desk) – The national Iranian men’s basketball team has maintained its position as the best Asian squad in the latest edition of Fédération Internationale de Basket-ball (FIBA) rankings, but dropped one place overall to nestle in the world’s 24th spot. According to the latest rankings released by the world’s basketball governing body, the Iranian ...

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Malaysia says search for missing plane to end in June

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – A Malaysian official says the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 by a US company will likely end in June, as families of passengers marked the fourth anniversary of the plane’s disappearance with renewed hope that the world’s biggest aviation mystery will be solved. Malaysia in ...

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Cambodia PM accuses US of lying about aid suspension

Muslim Times (Web Desk) – Cambodia’s prime minister has slammed the US administration for being dishonest about the “suspension” of aid to the Southeast Asian nation, saying Washington’s aid cut had actually taken place in 2016. The White House announced Tuesday that it was suspending or curtailing several of Treasury, ...

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Ch Nisar not leaving PML-N, Ahsan Iqbal clarifies

ISLAMABAD (Muslim Times) – Interior minister Ahsan Iqbal has asserted on Friday that there is no truth to the news doing rounds about former interior minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Chaudhry Nisar having parted ways with the political front. A statement issued by the minister asserted that Nisar ...

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Polling for Senate elections 2018 begins

ISLAMABAD ( Muslim Times) – Polling for Senate elections 2018 has begun today (Saturday) to elect 52 lawmakers out of 135 candidates who have filed nomination papers. Polling in all four provincial assemblies and the parliament started at 09:00pm and is scheduled to continue until 04:00pm without a halt. Candidates of ...

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