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  • Qatar Airway, Turkish Airlines among airlines suspending flights to Iraqi Kurdistan

    All foreign flights to and from the Iraqi Kurdish regional capital Arbil will be suspended from Friday evening on Baghdad's orders, its airport director said, following a controversial independence referendum...

    “All international flights without exception to and from Arbil will stop from 6:00 pm on Friday following a decision by the Iraqi cabinet and Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi,” Talar Faiq Salih told AFP on Thursday...

  • SriLankan Airlines commences Lahore-Colombo flights

    COLOMBO: SriLankan Airlines has commenced its service between Lahore and Colombo from Sept 27, officials said...

    SriLankan Airlines Chairman Ajith Dias described the decision as an important step towards increasing focus on Asia, from the Middle East in the west to China and Japan in the east...

  • Airlines halt Hormuz flights amid US-Iran crisis

    Airlines including British Airways (BA), Qantas and KLM said on Friday they were suspending flights over the Strait of Hormuz in line with a ban by United States authorities, after Iran shot down a US drone...

    The suspensions came after the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in the US issued a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) “prohibiting US-registered aircraft from operating over the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman”...

  • Airlines halt Hormuz flights amid US-Iran crisis

    LONDON: Some of the world’s leading carriers, including British Airways, Qantas and Singapore Airlines, on Friday suspended flights over the Strait of Hormuz, as Iran-US tensions flare over the downing of a drone...

    The suspensions will affect many thousands of passengers and came after the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in the United States issued a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM), “prohibiting US-registered aircraft from operating...

  • Asian airlines slash flights to Hong Kong as unrest escalates

    Several Asian airlines have cut flights to Hong Kong over the coming weeks, according to industry scheduling publication Routes Online, as anti-government protests in the city grow increasingly violent and disrupt daily life...

    Routes Online said latest schedules showed cancellations from PT Garuda Indonesia (Persero) Tbk, India's SpiceJet Ltd, Malaysia's AirAsia Group Bhd, and the Philippines' PAL Holdings Inc and Cebu Air Inc... ...

  • Commercial airlines reroute flights amid US-Iran tensions

    Commercial airlines on Wednesday rerouted flights crossing the Middle East to avoid possible danger amid escalating tensions between the United States and Iran...

    Read more: Pakistan, India among countries urging nationals to refrain from travelling to IraqAustralian carrier Qantas said it was altering its London to Perth, Australia, routes to avoid Iran and Iraq airspace until further notice...

  • Kaleemullah nets his first goal since USA move

    Pakistan attacker Kaleemullah Khan, on Saturday, netted his first United Soccer League (USL) goal, but still could not help his team, Tulsa Roughnecks, avoid a 3-1 defeat against San Antonio FC...

    Kaleemullah, who hails from Chaman, signed up with Tulsa Roughnecks in December last year and is mostly used as a squad player by the American side...

  • Gay’s doping costs USA Olympic relay silver

    “As expected, following USADA’s decision in the Tyson Gay case, the IOC today confirmed that the US team has been disqualified from the 4x100-meter race that was part of the athletics competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games,” Sandusky said in a statement...

  • Oracle Team USA upstage NZ in key America’s Cup qualifier

    HAMILTON (Bermuda): Holders Oracle Team USA defeated Emirates Team New Zealand on Saturday to win the round-robin phase of qualifying for the 35th America’s Cup...

    The victory means Team USA will go into the America’s Cup match, which starts on June 17 on Bermuda’s Great Sound, with one bonus point...

  • The new Miss USA helps regulate nuclear power plants

    LOS ANGELES: The Miss USA pageant on Sunday night touted American diversity, and chose an African-American chemist with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to wear the crown...

    Kara McCullough from the US capital will go on to represent the United States at the Miss Universe contest...

  • Obama blamed for Islamisation of USA

    On a day when Americans offer thanks for migrating here from the old world, anti-immigration groups blamed President Barack Obama for legalising an “Islamic invasion” of the United States...

    Reports posted on various right wing websites claimed that the Obama administration issued 680,000 green cards to migrants from Muslim-majority countries between 2009 and 2013, as part of a conspiracy to “make America Islamic...

  • USA down Ecuador 2-1 to reach Copa Centenario semis

    In the skirmish that followed Jermaine Jones appeared to flick Valencia in the face with a hand and earned a straight red from Colombian referee Wilmar Roldan...

    Enner Valencia had hearts in American mouths two minutes later when he headed wide from close range...

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