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  • Palestinian gunman kills 3 Israelis at West Bank settlement

    A Palestinian opened fire at Israeli security personnel at the entrance to a West Bank settlement on Tuesday, killing three and wounding another before being shot dead, police said...

    “A terrorist who arrived at the rear gate of Har Adar along with Palestinian labourers entering the settlement...

  • UN, US caution Israel on new settlement building in West Bank

    UNITED NATIONS: Israel’s decision to build the first new government-sanctioned settlement in a quarter century drew a condemnation from UN Secretary General António Guterres on Friday...

    Israel’s government approved on Thursday the building of the first new settlement in 20 years in West Bank — a move swiftly condemned as an obstacle to peace based on a two-state solution...

  • Pompeo visits Golan Heights, West Bank settlement

    GOLAN HEIGHTS: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday be­­ca­me the first top American diplomat to visit a West Bank Jewish settlement and the disputed Golan Heights, cementing Donald Trump’s strongly pro-Israel legacy...

    “Imagine with (Syrian President Bashar) al-Assad in control of this place, the risk of the harm to the West and to Israel,” Pompeo said...

  • Unarmed Palestinian gunned down in West Bank settlement

    JERUSALEM: The Israeli military said on Friday that an unarmed Palestinian man was shot and killed in a West Bank settlement after he fought with a guard there...

    The incident took place in what the military referred to as “Sde Efraim farm”, one of several small outposts set up by Jewish settlers in the occupied West Bank...

  • India-Pakistan peace linked to Kashmir settlement: army chief

    Speaking at the Royal United Services Institute, an independent think tank on defence and security, he said that Indian intransigence, violations of the Line of Control and indirect strategy against Pakistan were adversely affecting the region...

    He said the dispute between Pakistan and India “resides in the Kashmir issue”...

  • TCC open to negotiated settlement with Pakistan: chairman

    WASHINGTON: Tethyan Copper Company (TCC) said on Sunday it’s willing to discuss the potential for a negotiated settlement with Pakistan over an almost $6 billion damages case decided in its favour...

    9bn in damages to TCC in arbitration claims it filed against Pakistan following the denial of a mining lease for the Reko Diq project in Pakistan in 2011...

  • TCC open to negotiated settlement with Pakistan: chairman

    WASHINGTON: Tethyan Copper Company (TCC) said on Sunday it’s willing to discuss the potential for a negotiated settlement with Pakistan over an almost $6 billion damages case decided in its favour...

    9bn in damages to TCC in arbitration claims it filed against Pakistan following the denial of a mining lease for the Reko Diq project in Pakistan in 2011...

  • Pakistan, Russia agree to cooperate for Afghan settlement

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Russia on Monday agreed to continue their cooperation for a political settlement of the Afghan conflict...

    Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in a telephone conversation agreed to work closely for an early negotiated political settlement of the Afghan issue, the Foreign Office said in a statement...

  • Pakistan supports inclusive political settlement in Afghanistan

    WASHINGTON: Pakistan has assured the international community that it ‘vigorously’ supports an inclusive political settlement in Afghanistan...

    In a statement to the US media, Pakistani embassy in Washington said that now was the time to stop laying “the blame for every problem in Afghanistan on Pakistan’s doorstep”...

  • FO tells Nato political settlement only solution of Afghan conflict

    ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office reminded the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato) on Thursday that solution to the Afghan conflict lay in political settlement and not in boosting troop numbers in the war-ravaged country...

    “Pakistan believes that there is no military solution to the Afghan conflict, and a political solution is imperative for a lasting peace and stability...

  • Russia, Iran, Turkey to work for political settlement in Syria

    MOSCOW: The leaders of Russia, Turkey and Iran met on Wednesday to discuss ways to advance a political settlement in Syria as the militant Islamic State (IS) group is nearing its defeat, while disparate Syrian opposition groups met in Saudi Arabia in a bid to form a united front for Syrian peace talks in Geneva...

    Putin noted that political settlement will require concessions from all sides, including Syrian President Bashar Assad’s...

  • LHC takes notice of delay in tax recovery appeals settlement

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Wednesday took strong notice of Commissioner Inland Revenue’s (Appeals) practice of not deciding appeals against income and sales tax recovery within the stipulated time...

    Justice Shahid Jamil Khan was hearing a number of petitions moved by textile industries challenging the notices issued to them by the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) for the recovery of taxes despite exemption under the law
  • Govt asked to notify settlement of boundary dispute

    LAKKI MARWAT: The elders of Marwat tribe have asked the provincial government to notify settlement of the boundary dispute between Lakki and DI Khan districts in the light of the report submitted by the boundary committee...

    Speaking at a press conference in Ahmadkhel House here on Tuesday, Marwat Qaumi Jirga head Mohammad Aslam Khan and Lakki Civil Society president Engineer Ameer Nawaz Khan said the dispute between both the...

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