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Balakote Airstrike: Satellite image of ‘areas hit’ by IAF show ‘virtually no change’

Balakote Airstrike: Satellite image of ‘areas hit’ by IAF show ‘virtually no change’

Srinagar:  A report penned by Martin Howell, Gerry Doyle and Simon Scarr for Reuters, an international news organisation, has put dent in the Indian narrative on the Balakote strikes as private satellite images shows the building claimed to be the Jaish camp “still standing.” The report cited new high-resolution satellite images of the buildings and […]

Israeli fighter jets strike Hamas military compound in Gaza

Israeli fighter jets strike Hamas military compound in Gaza

Srinagar: Israeli fighter jets struck on Tuesday night a Hamas military compound in Gaza after “explosive balloons” from the Palestinian enclave reached southern Israel, Xinhua News reported quoting the Israeli army. “Israel Defense Forces fighter jets and aircraft struck a number of terror targets in a Hamas military compound in the northern Gaza Strip,” a […]

Scores of IS fighters surrender in Syria

Scores of IS fighters surrender in Syria

DEIR PROVINCE: Around 150 Islamic State fighters surrendered after a ferocious battle over their last shred of territory in eastern Syria, but an unknown number of militants are still holding out, a military source in a US-backed Syrian force told Reuters on Monday. The militant group faces defeat in Baghouz on the banks of the […]

India plotted dangerous attack ‘with the help of Israel’

India plotted dangerous attack ‘with the help of Israel’

ISLAMABAD: India with the backing of Israel and at the peak of its standoff with Pakistan had last week planned a “dangerous attack” to be executed from its Rajasthan airbase, Dawn reported quoting a highly placed government source on Monday. Timely intelligence and backdoor messaging made it clear to India that a befitting response would […]

Saudi cabinet approves tourism visa for foreigners

Saudi cabinet approves tourism visa for foreigners

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia’s cabinet has approved electronic visas for foreign visitors to attend sporting events and concerts, local media reported, as the world’s top oil exporter tries to diversify its economy and open up its society. The kingdom previously restricted visas to resident workers, business travellers, and pilgrims who are given special visas to travel […]

Mirwaiz welcomes OIC resolutions on Kashmir

Mirwaiz welcomes OIC resolutions on Kashmir

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Sunday welcomed the two Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) resolutions calling to end human rights violations in Kashmir and resolving Kashmir dispute in accordance with the wishes of people. “Welcome the two @OIC_OCI resolutions calling for an end to #HumanRights violations in #Kashmir while stressing the need […]

OIC reaffirms unwavering support for Kashmiris, their just cause: FO Pak

OIC reaffirms unwavering support for Kashmiris, their just cause: FO Pak

Srinagar: The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation’s Council of Foreign Ministers on Saturday reaffirmed its “unwavering support for the Kashmiri people in their just cause” and condemned in the strongest terms the recent “wave of Indian atrocities” Jammu and Kashmir, Dawn reported quoting a press release issued by the Foreign Office (FO). In a resolution adopted […]

UN chief welcomes IAF pilot’s return to India from Pak

UN chief welcomes IAF pilot’s return to India from Pak

United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has welcomed the return of Indian Air Force pilot Abhinandan Varthman from Pakistan and called on the two countries to sustain the “positive momentum” and engage in further constructive dialogue, PTI reported. The IAF Wing Commander returned to India from Pakistan on Friday to a hero’s welcome, nearly 60 […]

No clue to missing Italian, British climbers on Nanga Parbat

No clue to missing Italian, British climbers on Nanga Parbat

ISLAMABAD: A week on, the circumstances of how two Italian and British climbers went missing on Nanga Parbat are still not clear, Pakistan based Dawn reported. With the air space closed on Friday, a ground team consisting of high altitude climbers Mohammad Ali Satpar, Dilawar Hussain and Imtiyaz Hussain – all from the Satpara Village […]