Israel Backs Saudi Arabia In Confrontation With Qatar

Israeli officials have gleefully endorsed the position of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in a growing confrontation with Qatar, the most public acknowledgment yet of the deepening alliance between certain Gulf states and Tel Aviv over their common enmity towards Iran. Meanwhile, evidence

Turkey’s Erdogan Holds Talks With Leaders On Lowering Qatar Tension

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has spoken by phone with the leaders of Qatar, Russia, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia on lowering tension, presidential sources said, after Arab powers cut ties with Qatar, accusing it of supporting militant groups. “The importance of regional peace and stability was

KSA: The Last 2 Typhoons Arrive

The last batch for Typhoon Tranch/3 aircraft with numbers 8024 – 8023 has been received by KSA.. from a total of 72 Eurofighters Typhoon.. 24 Tranch/2 and 48 Tranch/3.. And there was talk for buying another 48..but with the recent US deal, those might be

Afridi Hit Hard On Green-Shirts Loss To India

ISLAMABAD, June 5 (APP): Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has hit out the side’s heavy Champions Trophy defeat to India, criticizing “abysmal fielding”, “clueless” batting and Sarfraz Ahmed’s leadership. Afridi, who played 398 one-day internationals and retired from international duty last year, had a caustic

Pakistan’s Economy To Grow By 5.5% In FY18: World Bank

ISLAMABAD, June 5 (APP): The World Bank forecasts that Pakistan is expected to pick up to a 5.2 percent rate in fiscal 2017 (July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017) and to 5.5 percent in the next fiscal year, reflecting an upturn in private investment,

China Reaffirms Early Harvest Power Projects Under CPEC

BEIJING, May : China Wednesday reaffirmed that most of the early harvest energy projects being built under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) framework would be completed preceding the year 2019 easing electricity shortage for the benefit of the people in Pakistan. Spokesperson of Chinese Ministry

Pakistan Ranks 9th In Infrastructure Development Index: Report

BEIJING, June 2 (APP): Pakistan has been ranked 9th in the Belt and Road Infrastructure Development Index, according to a report issued at the 8th International Infrastructure Investment and Construction Forum in China’s Macao. Indonesia tops the index. Iran, India, Brazil, Vietnam, Singapore, Russia, Portugal

Pak-India Likely To Improve Bilateral Relations After Joining SCO: China

BEIJING, June 1 (APP): China Thursday hoped that Pakistan and India, after becoming the full members of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) during upcoming Astana Summit, would strictly follow the idea of good neighborliness and improve their bilateral relations by upholding the Shanghai spirit. “We hope,

Over 300 Industrial Units Wind Up In K-P

PESHAWAR: As the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government focuses its attention on establishing and developing new industrial estates in the province, the existing industries have been struggling to stay afloat. According to calculations by of the K-P Industries Directorate, as many as 327 industrial units in the province