Astana, Jan 18 : At least 52 people were killed on Thursday as a bus caught fire on a highway in western Kazakhstan. Five passengers, including two drivers, survived the accident that took place at around 10.30 a.m. in the Irgiz district of Aktobe region, said a spokesperson of the Kazakh Emergency Situations Committee. The […]

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Riyadh, Jan 17 : Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on Wednesday ordered the transfer of $2 billion to the Central Bank of Yemen to alleviate the suffering of Yemeni people, media reports said. The contribution aims to help the Yemeni people cope with the economic burdens imposed by Iran-backed Houthi militias, the Saudi […]

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Islamabad, Jan 17 : The police has arrested a man resembling the prime suspect in the kidnapping, rape and murder of seven-year-old Zainab in Pakistan. The man was held from Lahore’s Bhatta Chowk earlier this week and was handed over to the Kasur authorities for his DNA test, Geo News reported on Wednesday. Zainab was […]

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Islamabad, Jan 16 : The US on Tuesday called for a new bilateral relationship with Pakistan at the conclusion of a top US diplomat’s two-day visit here. Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asia Alice Wells highlighted the need to step up measures against terrorism in order for the US-Pakistan relationship to develop, Efe […]

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Tehran, Jan 16 : Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said here on Tuesday that Jerusalem is “definitely” the capital of Palestine. The US move to call Al-Quds (Jerusalem) the capital of Israel will fail eventually and “they won’t be able to implement this (decision)”, Khamenei said at the 13th session of the Parliamentary Union […]

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Tehran, Jan 16 (IANS) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday said Palestine remains the most important issue for the Islamic world, media reports said. After the collapse of the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria, the issue of Palestine has regained its importance for the Muslims, Xinhua quoted Rouhani as saying. He made the […]

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Rabat, Jan 16 : The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) has condemned the twin suicide attacks in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad that killed at least 36 people. This act of terrorism, which targeted citizens, private and public property, is a terrible crime that deserves the most severe punishment, ISESCO said in a […]

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Islamabad, Jan 15 : The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has for the first time claimed responsibility for the assassination of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto in a new book in written by Taliban leader Abu Mansoor Asim Mufti Noor Wali. Bhutto was killed in a suicide attack in Rawalpindi shortly after she addressed an election […]

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Baghdad, Jan 15 : At least 26 persons were killed and 75 others injured in twin suicide attacks in Baghdad early on Monday, police said. The first attack took place in the morning when a suicide bomber detonated his explosive vest at a crowded site near al-Tayaran Square where construction workers usually gather waiting for […]

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