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Pakistan to dispatch 19 fighter aircraft to China for joint air force exercise: Defense Attache

Pakistan will dispatch 19 fighter aircraft to

China to participate in the 6th edition of a joint air force exercise between the two brotherly countries to be held by the end of this year, a senior military official said here …

IS claims attack on Iraq embassy in Kabul

Kabul (IINA) � The Daesh, the so-called Islamic State (IS), group claimed it had attacked the Iraqi embassy in Kabul Monday, as a series of explosions and the sound of gunfire shook the Afghan capital in a continuing assault.

A security source told AFP that a suicide bomber had blown himself up outside the Iraqi embassy. “Civilians are being evacuated” from the area as the attack is ongoing, said the official, who declined to be named.

There was no immediate information about casualties. Two members of “the Islamic State attacked the Iraqi embassy building in the Afghan city of Kabul”, said the terrorist group’s propaganda agency Amaq without providing further details.

At least four explosions, along with the sounds of gunfire and grenades, were heard near the city’s diplomatic quarter shortly after 11:00 am (0630 GMT).

Source: International Islamic News Agency

PML-N making endeavours for continuity of democracy: Khaqan

PML-N leader and nominated interim Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi says the decision of the Supreme Court has been implemented and his party is putting forth every effort for continuity of democratic process in the country.

He was addressing a …

Pakistan’s Parliament To Elect New PM On August 1

Pakistan’s parliament will meet on August 1 to elect a new prime minister after the resignation of Nawaz Sharif.

Sharif resigned on July 28 shortly after the country’s Supreme Court ordered his removal from office in connection with corruption charges …


The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has started the registration of undocumented Afghan refugees living in Islamabad and Peshawar. A spokesman of UNHCR told our Peshawar correspondent the registration process will be extended across the …

Afghan Forces Rescue 2 Pakistani Diplomats

ISLAMABAD � Afghan security forces Wednesday safely recovered two Pakistani diplomats weeks after they were abducted in eastern Afghanistan.

The men were serving at Pakistan’s consulate general in the Afghan city of Jalalabad and traveling back to their country on …