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  • On way back home from London, Sharif makes detour to Jeddah

    LAHORE: Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif landed in Jeddah on Monday as part of his efforts to keep his ‘foreign friends’ on his side at a time when he needs support both at home and abroad to deal with the challenges he is facing in the aftermath of the Panama Papers case judgement of the Supreme Court...

    Although the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) did not confirm his meeting with any members of the Saudi royal family, sources...

  • Heroin seized from Jeddah-bound passenger at Islamabad airport

    Officials said that the passenger, Zabat ur Rehman, was due to travel on Pakistan International Airlines' (PIA) Jeddah-bound flight 741 when the drugs that were hidden in his clothes were discovered, officials said...

    In the past, several cases of narcotics being seized from flights originating from Pakistan have surfaced...

  • Middle East crisis: PM meets Saudi king in Jeddah

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Bajwa on Monday met with Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz in the backdrop of a deepening diplomatic rift in the Middle East, Radio Pakistan reported...

    The PM ? accompanied by General Bajwa, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and Adviser to the PM on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz ? were greeted by the Saudi monarch at the Jeddah Royal Palace...

  • Over 2,000 Pakistanis stranded in Jeddah as PIA strike continues

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) employees’ strike and the suspension of flight operations entered its fifth day on Saturday, affecting PIA passengers at home and abroad...

    Currently, over 2,000 are Pakistanis stranded in Jeddah due to the suspension of flights, and neither the government nor PIA itself have approached them since providing them with residence at a local hotel in the city...

  • FIA makes dramatic arrest of suspected human smuggler on Jeddah-bound PIA flight

    ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) made a dramatic arrest of a suspected human smuggler "who was trying to flee the country" aboard a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport Thursday...

    The statement said the suspect was trying to escape the country on flight PK-741 bound for Jeddah, when he was arrested by FIA personnel moments before take-off...

  • Former chief justice caught in embarrassing mix-up at Jeddah airport

    Former chief justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Chaudhary and his son featured in a video widely shared on social media on Wednesday...

    The video showed Chaudhary's son arguing with an irate passenger who demanded that they head to the back of the line as people queued up to board a plane to London at the Jeddah airport in Saudi Arabia...

  • Ex-CJP, son caught in a mix-up at Jeddah airport

    KARACHI: A video featuring former Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Chaudhry and his son waiting to board a plane at Jeddah airport in Saudi Arabia went viral on social media on Wednesday, reported Dawn...

    The video showed Justice Chaudhry’s son, Arsalan, arguing with a passenger who demanded that they head to the back of the line as people queued up to board a plane to London at Jeddah airport...

  • PIA flight from Peshawar to Jeddah lands in Karachi after bird strike

    A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight en route to Jeddah from Peshawar on Tuesday was forced to change course and land in Karachi instead when a bird hit the nose of the aircraft...

    There was a possibility that a part would need replacement and once in Jeddah, there would have been a considerable delay in having the part flown in from Pakistan," the spokesperson explained...

  • Shaheer Niazi — teenager who put Pakistan on science map

    The team representing Pakistan at the International Young Physicists’ Tourna­ment was given the electric honeycomb phenomenon to present on and Shaheer’s twin sister, Khadija Niazi, was the team captain...

    Her paper — Solving core issues of early physics education in Pakistan — addresses the problem of paucity of women interested in careers in pure physics and sciences, while discussing novel ways to reach a wider audience...

  • PTV sacks 2 officials for airing 'incorrect' map of Pakistan

    State-run Pakistan Television (PTV) has fired two employees for airing an "incorrect map of Pakistan" that showing occupied Kashmir to be a part of Indian territory...

    In a tweet on Wednesday, the state broadcaster said: "Taking strict action on the recommendations of the inquiry committee designated to probe the airing of an incorrect image of a map of Pakistan on June 6 on PTV News, PTV management has terminated two officials found...

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