Category Archives: General

INDIA, PAKISTAN TRADE HEAVY FIRE IN LOC

Indian and Pakistani troops exchanged heavy fire and targeted each other’s positions in the Line of Control (LoC) dividing Kashmir, officials said Friday.

The two sides exchanged fire on LoC in frontier Poonch district, about 185km southwest of Srinagar city, …

United Nations Security Council Report acknowledges Pakistan’s Counter-Terrorism Efforts

The Monitoring Team of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) 1267/2253/2368 Sanctions Committee in its recently published twenty-second report lauded Pakistan’s counter terrorism efforts by acknowledging that extensive counter-terrorist operations (in the country) have led to a reduction in the …

Pakistani Lawmakers Approve Khan As Prime Minister

Pakistani lawmakers have voted to elect former cricket star and longtime politician Imran Khan as the country’s next prime minister.

In the vote at the National Assembly Khan secured 176 votes, defeating opposition candidate Shahbaz Sharif of the Pakistan Muslim …

Briefing on the Creation of the Iran Action Group

MR HOOK: I’d like to thank the Secretary. In May, the Secretary announced our new Iran strategy to protect America’s national security, the security of our allies and partners, and to promote a brighter future for the Iranian people. And …

Darren Berry rejects Pakistan fielding coach job

Former Australian state team cricketer Darren Berry has rejected the role of the Pakistan fielding coach which was offered to him by the Pakistan Cricket Board.

The wicket-keeper and batsman, who is currently working with the Pakistan Super League franchise …

PAKISTAN’S LOWER HOUSE ELECTS DEPUTY SPEAKER

Qasim Suri of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), was elected as the deputy speaker of the National Assembly, or the lower house of the country’s parliament, on Wednesday evening, said the speaker of the house.

Speaker of the National Assembly, Asad Qaiser, …