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Around two dozen killed in Pakistan snow-related traffic jam

At least 21 people died in an enormous traffic jam caused by tens of thousands of visitors thronging a Pakistani hill town to see unusually heavy snowfall.

Pakistani FM: We are bound to preserve ties with Iran

Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Queshi has said the ties between Tehran and Islamabad are rooted in strong historical, religious and cultural commonalities.

Pakistan opposition demands PM’s resignation

Pakistan's opposition parties have severely criticized the government of Prime Minister Imran Khan for increasing fuel prices only two days after announcing the "biggest welfare package in Pakistan's history". They have demanded the incumbent government resign for quote bowing to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) pressure.

Pakistani FM urges world to prevent humanitarian disaster in Afghanistan

Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureishi has called on the international community to prevent a humanitarian catastrophe in Afghanistan.

Pakistan: No deal on US use of airspace for Afghanistan missions

Pakistan has denied a report on an agreement for the use of its airspace by the United States for military and intelligence operations in neighboring Afghanistan. Washington currently holds over-the-horizon operations from its bases in Middle Eastern countries.

Around two dozen killed, hundreds injured in Pakistan quake

At least 20 people were killed and 300 more injured in a 5.9 magnitude earthquake shaking Balochistan Province in Pakistan early on Thursday. Hundreds are left homeless and death toll is expected to rise.

Pakistani PM: US in “shock and confusion” following Afghanistan fall

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan said the United States is in a state of “shock and confusion” after the Taliban managed to take full control of Afghanistan.

China, Russia, Pakistan envoys meet Taliban officials

Special envoys of China, Russia and Pakistan held talks with top officials of the Taliban interim government and other senior Afghan leaders to discuss the recent developments in the war-ravaged country.

Russia, Iran, China, Pakistan support natnl. Afghan reconciliation

The foreign ministers of Russia, Iran, China and Pakistan held a four-way meeting on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) summit to particularly reaffirm the importance of achieving national reconciliation in Afghanistan, Moscow said on Thursday.

Taliban opens fire to disperse Anti-Pakistan rally in Afghan capital

Hundreds of Afghans, mostly women, took to the streets of Kabul on Tuesday in an anti-Pakistan demonstration in which they chanted slogans against Islamabad and the country’s Intelligence service, ISI. The Taliban fired shots into the air, as the protests intensified.

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.

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