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  • Saudi renews Iraq ties in bid to distance Iran

    Influential Iraqi Shia cleric Moqtada Sadr's visit to Saudi Arabia at the end of July signalled the Gulf Sunni powerhouse's ambition to distance its Iranian foe from policy-making in Baghdad...

    Tehran has played a major political, economic and military role in Baghdad since the end of Saddam's rule, during which Shias were barred from powerful posts and Shia-majority Iraq fought a 1980-1988 war against Shia but non-Arab Iran...

  • Imran urges PML-N to distance itself from Nawaz Sharif

    Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Monday warned the PML-N that it will "ruin itself" if it does not distance itself from former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family...

    "The PML-N has a golden chance to distance itself from Nawaz Sharif and his corrupt family," he said while addressing a press conference in the federal capital on Monday...

  • Saudi ally Bahrain demands Qatar distance itself from Iran

    Bahrain's foreign minister, keeping up the pressure on Qatar in a deepening Arab row, reiterated on Thursday a demand that Doha distance itself from Iran and stop support for "terrorist organisations"...

    "Qatar has to redress its path and has to go back to all previous commitments, it has to stop media campaigns and has to distance itself from our number one enemy, Iran," he said...

  • Government warns MQM to distance itself from Altaf Hussain or suffer consequences

    ISLAMABAD: The government on Friday warned the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) to disassociate itself from its chief Altaf Hussain or suffer the consequences...

    Talking in DawnNews’ show Doosra Rukh, Prime Minister's Spokesperson Dr Musadik Malik said "MQM would be allowed to continue their political activities in Pakistan, however, they will have to amend their constitution and disassociate from their chief"...

  • 'Highly offensive': GOP lawmakers distance selves from Trump

    WASHINGTON: Dismayed Republicans scrambled for cover Tuesday from Donald Trump's inflammatory response to the Orlando massacre, while President Barack Obama and Democrat Hillary Clinton delivered fiery denunciations that underscored the potential peril for the GOP...

    The presumed gunman was an American-born citizen whose parents came to the United States from Afghanistan more than 30 years ago...

  • UoP to offer prisoners distance education

    PESHAWAR: The University of Peshawar has decided to extend its distance education programme to the prisoners across the province...

    The council decided to set up a centre in the Central Jail Peshawar for distance education of prisoners...

  • Melania Trump is set to be a long-distance first lady

    It will be one of many unusual things about a Donald Trump administration: a long-distance first lady...

    While the decision sets Melania Trump apart from other first ladies both Michelle Obama and Hillary Clinton took on the move with school-age children in tow it seems in character...

  • Going the distance with Sohai

    She is comfortable in her own skin, different from others...

    From dabbling in Minglish theatre not so long ago to the mini screen and then a handful of serials later, she has become one of the hottest and the most sought-after stars...

  • HEC bans 13 universities' MPhil, PhD distance learning programmes

    The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has suspended admissions for MPhil and PhD distance learning programmes administered by 13 universities over the latter's failure to meet various quality standards set by the commission...

    "Further admissions in any of the distance education programmes being offered by universities are stopped immediately till finalisation of recommendation[s] by the committee," read a missive sent to the...

  • Manto to Shyam — 'Lahore, Amritsar and Rawalpindi are all where they used to be'

    The friendship between renowned writer Sadat Hasan Manto and movie star Shyam began with conversations at a staircase of the High Nest building on Lady Jamshedji Road in Mumbai sometime in the 1940s...

    The bond between the two men led to perhaps the most poignant chapter in the book Stars From Another Sky, a translation from Urdu of Manto’s encounters and experiences of the Mumbai film world of the ’40s...

  • NAB launches probe against Bahria Town megaprojects in Karachi, Lahore and Rawalpindi

    In accordance with the orders of the apex court, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has launched a formal probe against Bahria Town Karachi, Bahria Town Lahore and Bahria Town Rawalpindi, according to a press release issued by the watchdog on Monday...

    Take a look: Bahria Town Karachi: Greed unlimitedOn May 4, the Supreme Court, in three hard-hitting verdicts against the real estate empire, had declared the procurement of land...

  • Case against Malik Riaz's alleged frontman transferred from Rawalpindi to Lahore

    A case against Fazal Inam alias Saeen Inam, the alleged "frontman" of property tycoon Malik Riaz, has been shifted from Rawalpindi to Lahore after the complainant expressed lack of faith in the anti-corruption judge...

    Earlier this week, the complainant Umair, who is the resident of Islamabad's Rawat area — from where 732 kanals of land was transferred to Inam's name illegally — claimed that the Anti-Corruption Circle Rawalpindi judge...

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