Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Pakistan

Tragedy in Pakistan: 64 Killed in Train Fire

At least 64 people were killed on Thursday after a fire swept through a Pakistani train following a gas canister passengers were using to cook breakfast exploded, the minister for railways said.

Pakistani PM in Iran on First-Ever Visit

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan has started his historic visit to Iran from the north-eastern city of Mashhad, and is expected to leave for Tehran after the brief stop-over in the holy city.

Pakistan Says Has Warded Off Indian Submarine

Pakistan says it has successfully thwarted an alleged attempt by an Indian submarine to enter its waters, amid heightened military tensions between the two nuclear-armed neighbors.

Pakistan Asks Iran to Help Resolve Tension with India

The Embassy of Pakistan in Tehran has called on the Iranian government to play an active role in resolving Islamabad’s tension with New Delhi and help find a peaceful solution to this problem.

Pakistan Downs Indian Fighter Jet, Captures Pilot

Pakistan says it has shot down two Indian military jets, which violated its airspace, and captured a pilot amid escalating tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbors over the recent developments in disputed Kashmir.

Iran Warns Pakistan against Being Swayed by Saudi Petrodollars

IRGC Quds Force Commander Major General Qassem Soleimani has warned Pakistan against being swayed by the Saudi petrodollars and turning into a centre for "annoying" Iran, India, and Afghanistan.

US, Saudis Worried about Imran Khan’s Victory in Pakistan: Expert

If Saudi Arabia and the UAE are worried about Imran Khan's victory in Pakistani elections, then the concerns of the United States, Britain and other European countries are more serious; because this man is an ardent opponent of US regional policies, and condemns Israeli terrorism.

Saudi-led Coalition Recruits Afghan, Pakistani Hirelings to Fight Yemen War

A high-ranking Yemeni official says the Saudi-led coalition has launched the fourth phase of its invasion of Yemen, adding the coalition has recruited Afghan and Pakistani forces to press ahead with its war on the impoverished nation.

Iran Condemns ISIS Terrorist Attack on Quetta Church

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has strongly denounced a recent terrorist attack on a church in the city of Quetta in Pakistan, dismissing it as a merciless and blind act against innocent people.

ISIS after Establishment of Caliphate in Pakistan, Afghanistan: Iran

Iranian Intelligence Minister Seyyed Mahmoud Alavi says the ISIS terrorist group is seeking to dominate new regions like Afghanistan, Pakistan and Central Asia with the aim of restoring its caliphate which was uprooted in the Middle East.  

‘Trump Seeks to Cover Costs of Afghan War with Islamabad, Kabul’s Wealth’

A senior Iranian lawmaker says US President Donald Trump wants to meet the expenses of war in Afghanistan with Islamabad’s wealth and Kabul’s mineral resources.

Iran Denounces Terrorist Attack on Pakistani Politicians

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi condemned Friday terrorist attack on Pakistani officials, and renewed Tehran’s call for concerted effort against the growing threat of terrorism.

Iran Condemns Pakistan Terrorist Attack

Iran has censured a terrorist bomb blast near a mosque in Pakistan, saying “steely determination” and “collective cooperation” are required to eliminate terrorism and extremism at both international and regional levels.

22 Killed in Blast near Shiite Mosque in Pakistan

A bomb targeting a mosque in Pakistan's northwestern city of Parachinar killed at least 22 people on Friday and wounded dozens in an attack claimed by the Pakistani Taliban.

Secrets behind Saudi Arabia’s Plan to Expel 5m Immigrants

Political experts believe that Saudi Arabia’s plan to expel 5 million foreign residents is a policy to ease the regional crises Riyadh is faced with.

Female Pakistani MP Threatens to Self-Immolate after Harassment in Parliament

A Pakistani female lawmaker threatened to burn herself after she was harassed by male colleagues in the parliament.

Iran Condemns Deadly Terrorist Attack in Pakistan

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi strongly condemned a Saturday terrorist attack in neighboring Pakistan that killed at least 20 people and injured many others.

Bomb Blast in Pakistan Kills 20, Wounds Over 50

20 people have been and 50 wounded so far after a bomb struck a market in Pakistan's tribal belt bordering Afghanistan on Saturday, Pakistani health and government officials said.

Pakistani Plane Crashes with 47 Passengers on Board

A Pakistani plane carrying 47 people crashed Wednesday on a domestic flight from the mountainous northern city of Chitral to Islamabad, aviation authorities said.

Pakistani Journalist Writes about His Visit to Iran

Alireza Alavi, a Pakistani journalist, recently travelled to Iran for a few days. He published an article in Nawaiwaqt newspaper after he returned and shared his experience through “the words from his heart.”

At Least 60 Killed in Extremist Attack on Academy in Pakistan

Dozens of people were killed and wounded in an extremist attack on a police training centre in Pakistan’s Quetta.

Attack on Bus Carrying Shiites in Pakistan Kills 4 Women

An attack by terrorists on a bus carrying Pakistani Shiites has claimed the lives of four and wounded two others.

Escalating India-Pakistan Crisis Fuels Regional Insecurity: Iran

The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman has warned against the continuation of tensions between India and Pakistan, urging both countries to exercise more self-restraint.

Iran Condemns Deadly Terrorist Attacks in Pakistan

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi strongly condemned recent terrorist attacks in neighboring Pakistan, which left at least 19 people dead and dozens of others wounded.

I Had Earlier Warned against Taliban’s Hard-Line Schools in Pakistan: Rafsanjani

Chairman of Iran's Expediency Council called for increased attention to the warning he had earlier given about the establishment of hard-line schools for Taliban affiliates in Pakistan.

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