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    1969 Islamabad Iftar Buffet In Jeddah

  • Heroin seized from Jeddah-bound passenger at Islamabad airport

    Officials said that the passenger, Zabat ur Rehman, was due to travel on Pakistan International Airlines' (PIA) Jeddah-bound flight 741 when the drugs that were hidden in his clothes were discovered, officials said...

    In June, 70 capsules filled with heroin were confiscated from a passenger also headed to Jeddah at Islamabad airport...

  • On way back home from London, Sharif makes detour to Jeddah

    LAHORE: Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif landed in Jeddah on Monday as part of his efforts to keep his ‘foreign friends’ on his side at a time when he needs support both at home and abroad to deal with the challenges he is facing in the aftermath of the Panama Papers case judgement of the Supreme Court...

    “Mian sahib’s sudden change of programme from London to Lahore to London to Jeddah has been made after some of his friends there...

  • Middle East crisis: PM meets Saudi king in Jeddah

    The PM ? accompanied by General Bajwa, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and Adviser to the PM on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz ? were greeted by the Saudi monarch at the Jeddah Royal Palace...

    Earlier, a six-member Qatari delegation had reportedly visited Islamabad last week to relay a message from the Qatari emir, asking Pakistan to play a positive role in resolving the diplomatic crisis engulfing the Middle East...

  • Over 2,000 Pakistanis stranded in Jeddah as PIA strike continues

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) employees’ strike and the suspension of flight operations entered its fifth day on Saturday, affecting PIA passengers at home and abroad...

    Currently, over 2,000 are Pakistanis stranded in Jeddah due to the suspension of flights, and neither the government nor PIA itself have approached them since providing them with residence at a local hotel in the city...

  • FIA makes dramatic arrest of suspected human smuggler on Jeddah-bound PIA flight

    ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) made a dramatic arrest of a suspected human smuggler "who was trying to flee the country" aboard a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport Thursday...

    The statement said the suspect was trying to escape the country on flight PK-741 bound for Jeddah, when he was arrested by FIA personnel moments before take-off...

  • Ex-CJP, son caught in a mix-up at Jeddah airport

    KARACHI: A video featuring former Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Chaudhry and his son waiting to board a plane at Jeddah airport in Saudi Arabia went viral on social media on Wednesday, reported Dawn...

    The video showed Justice Chaudhry’s son, Arsalan, arguing with a passenger who demanded that they head to the back of the line as people queued up to board a plane to London at Jeddah airport...

  • PIA flight from Peshawar to Jeddah lands in Karachi after bird strike

    A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight en route to Jeddah from Peshawar on Tuesday was forced to change course and land in Karachi instead when a bird hit the nose of the aircraft...

    There was a possibility that a part would need replacement and once in Jeddah, there would have been a considerable delay in having the part flown in from Pakistan," the spokesperson explained...

  • Dollars, dollars, dollars: Ayyan wants to treat jail inmates to Sehri and Iftar

    How's she going to achieve this?By plying her fellow inmates (and prison staff) with food until they're so satiated they won't notice she's ruling them with her well-manicured fist!Just yesterday Ayyan submitted an application to Adiala Jail authorities, requesting that she be allowed to bear the expense of Iftar and Sehri for the whole month of Ramazan for all the prisoners and jail staff...

    Usually, people give donations during...

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