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Caretaker PM: Meeting between PM Abbasi, Khursheed Shah underway

ISLAMABAD (Muslim Times) – A meeting between Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Leader of Opposition in National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah over caretaker setup is underway in Islamabad today (Friday). The meeting is in progress at Parliament House Chamber of the Prime Minister Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader said ...

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Turkey, Pakistan sign $1.5 billion deal for 30 ATAK helicopters

(Web Desk) – Turkey will export 30 ATAK helicopters to Pakistan after both the countries signed a $1.5 billion deal, reported Yeni Safak. The deal is Turkey’s biggest defense export in history. According to Turkey’s Undersecretary for Defense Industries Ismail Demir, the deal would be officially announced next week. In ...

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Egypt opens Gaza border for month of Ramazan: president

CAIRO (AFP) – Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has made a rare decision to open the Rafah crossing with Gaza for a month, allowing Palestinians to cross during the holy period of Ramazan. The decision to keep the crossing open was taken “to alleviate the suffering” of residents in the ...

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Yemeni forces fire missile at Jazan Economic City in Saudi Arabia

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – Yemeni army forces, supported by allied fighters from Popular Committees, have fired a domestically-designed and -developed ballistic missile at a strategic economic target in Saudi Arabia’s southwestern border region of Jizan in retaliation to the Riyadh regime’s devastating military aggression against their impoverished country. A Yemeni ...

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India halts military ops in Kashmir for Ramadan

(AFP) – Indian military operations against rebels in the disputed Kashmir territory were suspended Wednesday in a rare gesture for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. The nearly 30-day halt is the first of its kind in Indian-controlled Kashmir for nearly two decades, and follows an escalation of violence in ...

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US sanctions against Russia damaging Europe: Moscow

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – Russia has warned that Europe would be the one to suffer from the United States unilateral sanctions against Moscow since the sanctions are only aimed at promoting Washington’s commercial interests. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday that the Europe is being forced to pay for ...

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