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September 19, 2017 3:36 AM Hamza bin Laden: the heir to Al-Qaeda?

A photo montage published by Al-Qaeda to mark the 16th anniversary of 9/11 shows the face of Osama bin Laden in the flames of the Twin Towers. The young man, now 28, has appeared since childhood in the propaganda network founded by his father. And now, some officials and analysts believe he might try to unify jihadists around the world, taking advantage

September 15, 2017 10:27 AM Reputational repair: Iran tries to capitalise on Myanmar's Rohingya crisis

The Iranian leader, Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei, made a strikingly strong statement on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar this week, berating “hypocritical” (presumably Western) governments for their double standards on human rights. Addressing a gathering of clerical students, Khamenei on Tuesday urged Muslim countries to apply pressure on the Myanmar 1

September 14, 2017 11:31 AM Rohingya plight feeds Muslim assertiveness

The plight of Myanmar’s persecuted Rohingya minority is becoming the Muslim world’s latest rallying call emulating the emotional appeal of the Palestinians in the second half of the 20th century. Like the cause of the Palestinians, the Rohingya, albeit with a twist, have also become a battlefield for the Muslim world’s multiple rivalries and power struggles 1

September 14, 2017 10:28 AM Myanmar’s Rohingya: how years of strife grew into a crisis

Violence against Muslim ethnic group part of ‘longstanding pattern’ of abuse and discrimination’ A military crackdown against the Rohingya ethnic group has driven hundreds of thousands of men, women and children from their homes in Myanmar. The Rohingya have faced violence and discrimination in the majority-Buddhist country for decades, but are now fleeing 1

September 12, 2017 4:40 AM US Concerned Over Pakistan's Lack Of Commitment To Fight Terrorism

Appropriations committees in the US Senate as well as in the House have proposed tougher conditions for US aid - both military and economic - to Pakistan and called for meeting benchmarks for progress in the fight against terrorism. Washington: Expressing concern over Islamabad's lack of commitment to America's objectives in Pakistan and neighbouring 6

September 12, 2017 4:31 AM US expresses concern over Pakistan commitment to fight terrorism

A US Congressional committee has called for meeting 'benchmarks' in combating terrorism. Expressing concern over Pakistan's commitment to America's objectives in the Muslim- majority nation and neighbouring Afghanistan, a Congressional committee has called for meeting 'benchmarks' in combating terrorism. Appropriations committees in the Senate as well as in the House 6

September 11, 2017 10:32 AM Now, get up to 15kg baggage allowance on these Emirates economy flights

Passengers travelling to India and Pakistan can also travel with up to 40kg on economy class flights Dubai: Passengers travelling with Emirates in economy class can now carry from 10kg to 15kg extra baggage allowance on select destinations, the Dubai-based airline has announced. Passengers flying to Karachi, Dhaka, Sylhet, Chittagong, Mumbai, Kochi 7

September 11, 2017 5:45 AM No hope of freedom for the man who led the CIA to Osama bin Laden

ISLAMABAD: To Americans, he is the hero who helped them hunt down and kill Osama bin Laden. To Pakistanis, he is a villain who betrayed his country. On one thing, however, both countries are agreed: Dr. Shakil Afridi will not be released from prison any time soon. “There’s no deal on Afridi,” a US State Department official said. And a retired Pakistani

September 11, 2017 4:21 AM Bin Laden’s Son Is Poised to Unify Terrorists Worldwide

Hamza bin Laden isn’t just being prepared for a leadership role in his father’s organization. He’s now the figure best placed to reunify the global jihadi movement. One day in early November 2001, on a hillside south of Jalalabad, Afghanistan, Osama bin Laden bade farewell to three of his young sons. In the shade of an olive tree, he handed each boy a misbaha

September 9, 2017 4:52 AM Railways installs 1,000-unit solar power system

LAHORE: Pakistan Railways has successfully installed a 1,000-unit solar power system at its headquarters to make all its working areas free of load-shedding. Pakistan Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique inaugurated the system on Friday, and felicitated Railways CEO Javed Anwar, AGM Mechanical M Ansarullah Khan, Chief Electrical Engineer Ambreen Zaman 4