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  • Protesters block entrance to Iraq's Umm Qasr port

    Protesters have once again blocked the entrance to Iraq's Umm Qasr commodities port near Basra, preventing employees and tankers from entering and bringing operations down by 50 per cent, two port sources told Reuters on Monday...

    Umm Qasr is Iraq's main Gulf port...

  • 4 policemen gunned down in Karachi's SITE area during iftar

    Four policemen were gunned down in Karachi's SITE area on Friday in what appeared to be an incident of target killing, officials told Dawn...

    SITE Station House Officer (SHO) Rana Maqsood said the policemen were having iftar at a hotel located between Siemens Chowk and Habib Bank Chowrangi when three unidentified persons on two motorbikes opened fire on them...

  • 'The real message of Ramazan': Roadside iftar feeds thousands in Karachi

    As the sun begins to fade in the Muslim holy month of Ramazan, volunteers start fixing traditional delicacies and drinks on scores of tables at different points of Karachi’s main University Road...

    Take a look: Karachi charity dishes out ostrich as Ramazan treat for poorSome 50 metres away, a different group of volunteers makes preparations for dinner to be served soon after iftar (fast-breaking)...

  • 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...

  • Iftar of a different kind

    Despite the advent of all-you-can-eat Iftar buffets, breaking the fast at home is the highlight of Ramazan...

    Mothers carefully put together a list of Sehri and Iftar menus, followed by special Ramazan grocery shopping expedition...

  • Zardari invites political leaders for Iftar and dinner

    PESHAWAR: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari will host an Iftar and dinner for opposition leaders of all political parties at Zardari House in Islamabad on Friday, a source close to the party leadership told DawnNews...

    The source said the Iftar and dinner would be an All Parties Conference (APC) of sorts, adding that Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan would also be extended an invitation...

  • UAE envoy hosts iftar

    Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates Essa Abdullah Albasha al-Noaimi hosted a pleasant iftar dinner towards the end of Ramazan...

    “Since this was one of the last iftar dinners I will be able to attend now as Ramazan ends, I am already beginning to miss the peaceful and friendly events,” said a European diplomat, adding that she had had the opportunity to attend a large number of events this Ramazan...

  • Police pickets unmanned during Iftar

    ISLAMABAD: Security checkposts in the capital city have started giving deserted looks early in the morning as policemen deputed there leave for Sehri in nearby hotels and restaurants...

    A senior police officer, when contacted, said due to the price hike officials in the pickets had been told to arrange Sehri from their own pockets
  • Strategy to control accidents at Sehr, Iftar

    LAHORE: The National Highways and Motorways Police (NH&MP) on Sunday devised a strategy to control accidents on highways at Sehr and Iftar...

    According to a press release, NH&MP DIG Mirza Faran Baig directed all beat his subordinates to remain alert and check speeding vehicles on the highways one hour before Iftar and Sehr...

  • Iftar and after

    The noisiest would at one time be the iftar gatherings of PPP workers...

    In the absence of that defining image of the lesser Muslims exposing themselves over post-haste iftar, the debate has inevitably been centred around more mundane issues, and on smaller groups of lesser faithful...

  • Iftar-dinner for IDPs

    MULTAN: Multan Corps arranged an iftar-dinner for internally displaced persons (IDPs) of North Waziristan currently camped in Layyah district...

  • Arranging Iftar for the not-so-privileged

    But the holy month also brings good news for me, because I get iftar at CDA Chowk every day without having to pay a single rupee,” he said...

    “I sit there until evening, because the owner of a nearby CNG station provides free iftar to people...

  • The Iftar-cum-dinner season

    KARACHI: Here we go again! It’s that time of year when the faithful try and keep away from culinary temptation from dawn till dusk...

    But a visit, even a fleeting one, to Karachi’s restaurants, including upmarket hotels, will paint a picture that is nothing less than incredible...

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