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  • Brathwaite skips Pakistan Twenty20s, Jason Mohammed to lead West Indies

    ST JOHN’S: West Indies captain Carlos Brathwaite will miss the upcoming T20 International series in Pakistan over security concerns, while wicket-keeper Denesh Ramdin was given a recall on Thursday...

    “We had a few players that opted not to tour Pakistan, due to their or their families’ security concerns and Cricket West Indies (CWI) have fully accepted their position,” said West Indies selector Courtney Browne...

  • Promotion of Mohammed bin Salman dubbed ‘soft coup’ by Iran

    The website of English-language news agency Press TV ran a lengthy article that denounced Mohammed bin Salman’s hand in policy, including the “bloody military campaign” in Yemen and the “extensive and jarring economic shake-up” currently underway in Saudi Arabia...

    “Instead we will work so that the battle is for them in Iran, not in Saudi Arabia,” Mohammed bin Salman told a reporter from the Saudi network MBC...

  • Mohammed bin Salman — a profile

    RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s hard-charging Mohammed bin Salman, named crown prince on Wednesday, holds unusual power for a man of just 31, so much so that diplomats nickname him “Mr Everything”...

    Prince Mohammed is the main proponent of a wide-ranging plan, dubbed Vision 2030, to bring social and economic change to the oil-dependent economy of a country where women’s rights are among the most restricted in the world...

  • Interpol issues red corner notice against Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar

    NEW DELHI: Interpol on Tuesday issued a red corner notice (RCN) against militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar and his brother for their alleged involvement in the Pathankot air base attack earlier this year, Times of India reported...

    The Indian National Investigation Agency sought the notice against Azhar, his brother Abdul Rauf, Kashif Jan and Shahid Latif, the suspected handlers of the Pathankot attackers...

  • Mohammed Hanif

    Published by the Pakistan Study Centre of Karachi University, I wish it was made more widely available and translated into other languages...

  • Tribute paid to Sindh icon Qazi Faiz Mohammed

    KARACHI: Social reformer and voice of the peasants of Sindh Qazi Faiz Mohammed’s 33rd death anniversary was observed amid much fanfare and a tribute to the iconic figure was organised at the open-air theatre of the Arts Council of Pakistan on Tuesday...

    ”Prof Dr Syed Jaffar Ahmed, director of the Pakistan Study Centre, shed light on the political life of Qazi Faiz...

  • Mohammed Ali given tribute in his home town

    LOUISVILLE: Boxing great Mohammed Ali once again heard a crowd chanting his name Thursday and had a medal draped around his neck in his Kentucky hometown...

    Ali, who is battling Parkinson's disease, stayed seated but raised his right hand briefly to acknowledge the crowd, which chanted “Ali! Ali!”“In accepting this award, we are reminded that Mohammed's life continues to inspire generations of people to discover and cultivate their...

  • On marathon US tour, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman seeks Saudi image makeover

    Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, son of King Salman and heir to the throne, is opening a marathon tour of the United States with a stop in Washington, where he plans to meet President Donald Trump on Tuesday...

    The visit comes as the United States and much of the West are still trying to figure out Crown Prince Mohammed, better known by his initials MBS, whose sweeping program of social changes at home and increased Saudi...

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