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  • Oman Air disables in-flight maps naming Gulf ‘Persian’

    MUSCAT: Oman Air has switched off an in-flight map system that labelled the waterway between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran, the subject of a bitter naming dispute, as the “Persian Gulf”...

    The decision followed a storm of criticism on social media after a passenger posted a video showing the map in Arabic referring to the Persian, rather than Arabian Gulf...

  • US Air Force Chief of Staff calls for Gulf Arab unity to counter Iran

    United States Air Force Chief of Staff David Goldfein on Saturday pressed Gulf Arab states to reconcile differences and unify military capabilities as tensions with Iran simmer...

    Washington sees an ongoing dispute that Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and non-Gulf state Egypt have with Qatar as a threat to efforts to contain Iran and has pushed for a united front...

  • IS confirms death of 'number two' commander in US air strike

    BEIRUT: The spokesman of the self-styled Islamic State (IS) confirmed on Tuesday the killing of the extremist organisation's second-in-command in a US air strike earlier in August...

    But the White House, in an announcement on August 22, said that Qurashi, whose real name is Fadhil Ahmad al-Hayali, was killed on August 18 in a US air strike near the northern Iraqi city of Mosul...

  • US air strike kills 'IS number two': White House

    WASHINGTON: The second-in-command of Daesh or the self-styled Islamic State jihadist group has been killed in a US air strike in northern Iraq, the White House said Friday...

    "Know more: Air strike kills Al Qaeda leader in Syria: PentagonTheir names were posted on a list compiled by IS along with an order for health ministry staff to deliver death certificates...

  • Air strikes kill ‘large number’ of Boko Haram militants in Nigeria

    ABUJA: Nigeria said on Sunday it had carried out air strikes in the northeast of the country to repel an attack by Boko Haram and had killed a “large number” of the Islamist extremists...

    The air raids came as Nigeria and its neighbours prepared to launch a new multinational force to combat Boko Haram, in the face of the group’s escalating violence in the region...

  • Nawaz may launch second phase of mass contact drive from KP

    LAHORE: Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif is starting the second-phase of his public contact campaign from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Sept 10 after his return from London...

    “After his arrival from London by the end of this week, Mian Sahib will attend a public meeting in my constituency in Abbotabad, launching the second phase of his public contact campaign,” National Assembly Deputy Speaker Murtaza Javed Abbasi told Dawn on Tuesday... ...

  • Civil, military officials establish contact with India to condemn deadly border firing incidents

    According to the Foreign Office, the acting foreign secretary urged the Indian envoy to respect the 2003 ceasefire agreement and investigate the rising number of violations...

    Special hotline contact was also established between Directors General of Military Operations (DGMOs) of Pakistan and India to discuss the "deliberate targeting of Pakistani civilians residing in vicinity of working boundary," the ISPR said on Friday...

  • PML-N leaders discuss mass contact drive

    LAHORE: Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif held a consultation at his Jati Umra residence here on Friday, in which some of his close family members and some ministers participated and discussed issues including the Hudaibiya Paper Mills case and the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s (PML-N) proposed mass contact drive...

  • New controversy erupts after contact between Saudi, Qatari leaders

    RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Saturday suspended any dialogue with Qatar, accusing it of distorting facts soon after a phone call between rulers of the two countries offered hope of a breakthrough in the three-month-old Gulf crisis...

    “The contact was at the request of Qatar and its request for dialogue,” SPA said, citing a Saudi foreign ministry official...

  • Pakistan protests 'deliberate targeting of civilians' in special hotline contact with India

    Pakistan "protested the deliberate" targeting of civilians along the Line of Control (LoC) during the Pakistani and Indian armies' special hotline contact on Monday, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement...

    According to Indian media, during Monday's hotline contact, the Indian army warned of continued retaliation to "acts of aggression", while alleging that Pakistan is supporting terrorism...

  • First contact

    Earthly technology also provides a clue as to how actual contact with an advanced species may go: given our increasing reliance on drones and automatons, it is likely that contact may well be with alien constructs and not the aliens themselves...

    But is contact even something we should be looking for? Again, Hawkings has a warning, saying that contact with a highly advanced alien species may end in the extinction of humanity, drawing...

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