Saturday, 19 October 2019

Tag Archives: terrorism

World should recognise Pakistan’s counter-terrorism efforts: China

BEIJING: China said Pakistan was at the forefront of counter-terrorism and had made an important contribution to the international campaign against terrorism. “I must say that Pakistan is at the forefront of counter-terrorism and has made an important contribution to the international campaign against terrorism,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said ...

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Saudi, Egypt, Bahrain and UAE cut relations with Qatar

LONDON: Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt, Bahrain, Yemen and Libya’s General Khalifa Haftar all cut off diplomatic contact with Qatar on Monday morning, after officially accusing the Gulf state of “sponsoring terrorism”. In what appears to be a coordinated move, foreign office officials claimed Qatar was responsible for supporting the ...

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Manchester Suicide Bomber Identified as Salman Abedi

MANCHESTER: The man who blew himself up Monday night following an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, has been identified as Salman Abedi, police said. Ian Hopkins, Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police, speaking to reporters Tuesday afternoon, identified the 22 year-old Abedi as the alleged attacker, but provided no ...

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Hafiz Saeed spreading terrorism in name of jihad: Pakistan

LAHORE: Jamat-ud Dawah (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed and his four aides have been detained for “spreading terrorism in the name of jihad”, Pakistan’s interior ministry has told a judicial review board. Saeed appeared before the board yesterday and told it that he had been detained by the Pakistani government+ in ...

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London police charge three women with terrorism

LONDON: London police on Wednesday charged three women, including a mother and daughter, with terrorism offences and conspiracy to murder after a raid during which one of them was shot. The charges were announced followed the April 27 operation at a home in north-west London, during which 20-year-old Khawla Barghouthi ...

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General Raheel departs to lead military alliance

LAHORE: Pakistan’s Minister for Defence Khawaja Muhammad Asif revealed that former army chief General Raheel Sharif has left for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) to head the 41-nation military alliance. Talking to journalists, he said that Raheel Sharif had been given permission to head the military alliance after completion ...

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Teenage girl charged with ISIS related terror offences in London

LONDON: A 17-year-old girl has been charged with terrorism offences, the Metropolitan Police Force has said. She is accused of communicating with a person in so-called Islamic State, possessing a flight booking to Istanbul with the intention to travel to Syria, and self-radicalising. The offences allegedly occurred between 1 January ...

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COAS UK visit ‘very important’

LONDON: Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Sunday reached London on a three-day official visit where he will be highlighting India’s intransigence in resolving bilateral disputes as well as the developments in Afghanistan and Pakistan’s war against terrorism. According to military’s media wing, the Inter-Services Public Relations ...

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Iran ready for mediation to resolve Kashmir issue: Mehdi

TEHRAN: Iran is ready to use its special influence and relations with Pakistan and India to mediate between the conflicting parties on Kashmir issue and help bring sustainable peace in the region. In an interview, the Ambassador of Iran to Pakistan Mehdi Honardoost said, “Iranian government has announced its readiness ...

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