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Economic delegation leaves Egypt following a two-day visit, say sources
Pakistani naval ship SAIF PNS arrived in Egypt to take part in the drills, which aim at exchanging expertise in a manner that supports maintaining stability and maritime security in the region.
Like millions of other Muslims around the world, people in Pakistan observe the month of Ramadan with traditional fervour and zeal. With millions of Muslims in the country who do not eat from sunrise to sunset, with the exception of those who are exempt for certain reasons, Pakistan is one of the countries where citizens, …
Security officials said her visit by helicopter was for only one day
Controversy and uncertainty over the possible appointment of a Pakistani general as commander of a 40-nation, Saudi-led, anti-Iranian military alliance dubbed the Muslim world’s NATO goes to the core of a struggle for Pakistan’s soul as the country reels from a week of stepped up political violence. It also constitutes a defining moment in Saudi …
Sima Foods Industries aims to increase exports by 35%, up from a growth rate of 25% in 2016, in a bid to offset the rise in production costs. Chairman of the company Ahmed Fendi said that the company aims to boost its production capacity through developing some production lines and acquiring new ones to come …
Pressure on the Trump administration is mounting to adopt a tougher position towards Pakistani support of militants in Afghanistan as well as in Pakistan itself. The pressure comes from a chorus of voices that include the US military, members of Congress from both sides of the aisle, and influential Washington-based think-tanks. The calls for a …
Careem, the company specialised in booking cars through a smartphone application, has announced that it will expand the range of its services to include more than 50 cities in the Middle East and North Africa, South Asia, and Turkey, as the company launched its services in three new cities in Pakistan. “Our main goal is …
The ‘IS’ attack on a Sufi shrine in Pakistan shows once again the group’s indiscriminate choice of targets.
The Afghan woman who posed for photographer Steve McCurry’s famous picture has been arrested by police in Pakistan.
Over the course of 24 hours, three attacks took place in the three countries leaving dozens dead
This week’s decision by Pakistan’s supreme court to delay ruling on an appeal in the country’s most notorious blasphemy case and the thousands of security personnel deployed in its capital, Islamabad, in anticipation of a verdict, lay bare the degree to which Saudi Arabia supported ultra-conservative worldviews abetted by successive Pakistani governments have changed the …
For decades, Afghanistan has been relying economically and militarily on neighboring Pakistan. But Afghan President Ghani wants to break this dependence by bolstering ties with India, where he is on a two-day visit.
Two terror attacks in the northwestern region and the military’s claim of averting “Islamic State” attacks have put a big question mark on the “success” of the Pakistani army’s Zarb-e-Azb operation against Islamists.
Suffering setbacks in Yemen, Saudi Arabia seeks closer ties and increased military cooperation with East and South Asian countries. Analysts say Pakistan provides a stepping stone for Riyadh’s “look east” policy.
Pakistani PM Sharif has inaugurated a two-day China-Pakistan Economic Corridor summit in Islamabad, hailing the project as a milestone for his country. But opposition to the project is increasing amid new conflicts.
South Asia expert Michael Kugelman tells DW why the assassination of “Islamic State” leader for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Hafiz Saeed, in a US drone strike will not affect the militant group’s activities in the region.
The murder of 28-year-old Samia Shahid comes less than two weeks after Qandeel Baloch was killed by her brother. Media was quick to report them as “honor killings.” We have to rethink that term, writes Gouri Sharma.
Sharif is currently on a two-day visit to Cairo, leading a Pakistani military delegation
India and Pakistan are expected to become full members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), a security grouping dominated by China and Russia. How important is this membership for the two countries?
Five years after the death of bin Laden, al Qaeda is being overshadowed by IS, which is expanding not only in Afghanistan and Pakistan but also in Bangladesh. DW examines the new challenges to the group in South Asia.
Facebook has apologized after a bug sent notifications to users around the world following a deadly suicide bombing in Pakistan. Many took to social media to react to the confusing prompt from Facebook.
Iranian President Rouhani’s Pakistan visit comes at a delicate time for both Tehran and Islamabad. The neighboring countries want to improve economic ties, but the Saudi-Iranian rivalry continues to be a big impediment.
A strong earthquake has shaken Afghanistan and Pakistan, as well as northern India. Dozens have been injured across the region, although no fatalities have been reported as of yet.
Abraaj Group is a lead investor in the new deal for the application-based car service provider