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  • Pakistan's tool of war: PAF's rolling thunder

    The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) was established with the creation of the country in 1947, and was immediately made responsible for the defence of the country’s airspace...

    The Joint Fighter-17 (JF-17) Thunder multi-role fighter was jointly developed by China and Pakistan...

  • Dreams of thunder for Pakistan’s Saad seeking Formula 1 glory

    ISLAMABAD: Saad Ali is in pole position to become Pakistan’s first Formula 1 driver, a seemingly impossible target in a country with no race tracks and where all sport sponsorship money is poured into the national obsession — cricket...

    “As a kid I was always interested in cars, but there was no racing in Pakistan, it was not even on television,” said Saad...

  • Pakistan joins 'Thunder of the North' military exercise in Saudi Arabia

    RIYADH: Armed forces from around 20 countries including Pakistan and Malaysia are gathering in northern Saudi Arabia Sunday for "the largest, most important military manoeuvres" ever staged in the region, the official news agency SPA reported...

    The "Thunder of the North" exercise involving ground, air, and naval forces sends a "clear message" that Riyadh and its allies "stand united in confronting all challenges and preserving peace...

  • PM Nawaz to visit KSA on March 9 to witness 'Thunder of the North' military exercises

    Nawaz is among a number of other heads of state who have been invited to witness the ongoing 'Thunder of the North' military exercises, conducted by 21 countries who are part of the Saudi anti-terrorism coalition, and its closing ceremony...

    Among the countries taking part are Saudi Arabia's five partners in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), as well as Chad, Egypt, Jordan, Malaysia, Morocco, Pakistan, Senegal and Tunisia, Saudi...

  • 'Thunder' in Saudi desert as major military drill ends

    The 12-day “Northern Thunder” manoeuvres in the kingdom's northeast included 20 nations from the Middle East, Africa and Asia, Saudi officials said...

    A foreign military source told AFP he did not think Northern Thunder was directed at Syria "or anything else" but was a chance to practise working together...

  • Fourth JF-17 Thunder squadron complete as PAC rolls out 16th aircraft

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) on Monday rolled out the 16th Block 2 JF-17 aircraft and formally handed it over to the Pakistan Air force (PAF), marking the completion of four squadrons...

    Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman attended the ceremony, with Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain attending as the chief guest...

  • PM, COAS witness parade to mark end of North Thunder

    HAFAR UL BATIN (Saudi Arabia): Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif attended on Friday a military parade held at the conclusion of the North Thunder exercise...

    Pakistan’s fighter aircraft performed aerobics, including a performance by two JF-17 Thunders and the Sherdil formation with its eight Karakoram-8 aircraft...

  • Saudi ‘Thunder’

    THE prime minister and army chief have just wrapped up a visit to Saudi Arabia which saw them witness the ‘North Thunder’ military exercises...

    Held under the kingdom’s aegis, the exercises saw troops from 20 Muslim states, including Pakistan, come together for war games in Hafar al-Batin, a town located close to the Iraqi border...

  • Egypt interested in buying JF-17 Thunder, says ambassador

    RAWALPINDI: Egypt is interested in purchase of JF-17 Thunder aircraft, Egyptian Ambassador to Pakistan Sherif Shaheen told Federal Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain during a meeting here on Friday...

    The minister informed the ambassador that Pakistan was at present selling its traditional weapons to US, UK, Germany and some Far Eastern countries...

  • Vettel wants to steal Hamilton’s thunder on home Grand Prix

    HOCKENHEIM: Sebastian Vettel said on Thursday he is more concerned with trying to win his home German Grand Prix than giving any consideration to rival Lewis Hamilton’s blockbuster two-year contract extension...

    Speaking ahead of this weekend’s race, the Ferrari driver said he had been surprised by how long it had taken Hamilton and Mercedes to agree the deal
  • JF-17 Thunder wins acclaim at Radom air show in Poland

    ISLAMABAD: Amidst thundering applause by the spectators, Pakistan Air Force’s JF-17 Thunder exhibited its dazzling aerial display during the opening day of Radom International Airshow at Radom-Sakdu Airport, Poland, on Sunday...

    Painted in the colour scheme of Pakistan’s national flag, the pride of the nation, JF-17 roared in the Polish skies and left the spectators spellbound with its breathtaking manoeuvres, said a PAF press release...

  • Pakistan welcomes US offer to take on Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan

    WASHINGTON: Days before crucial talks with the US defence secretary, Pakistan has welcomed an American offer to take action against militants involved in cross-border raids from the Afghan soil, the Voice of America radio service reported on Wednesday...

    The official US news outlet also reported that Pakistan believed the US offer “augurs well” for regional counterterrorism cooperation...

  • Pakistan 2 rout Pakistan 1 to clinch World Snooker team gold

    KARACHI: Pakistan 2 overcome fighting Pakistan 1 by 5-4 frames in agonising all-Pakistan final played for the first time in any global event to win the IBSF Team Event Snooker Championship in the Egyptian city of Hurghadha on Thursday evening...

    Pakistan 2 was represented by the former world amateur snooker champion Mohammad Asif and Babar Masih while Pakistan 1 comprised national champion Mohammad Sajjad and runner-up Asjad Iqbal... ...

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