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US seeking ‘regime change’ in Iran: Rouhani

Hassan Rouhani Istanbul: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday the United States was seeking regime change in the Islamic Republic. “Their final goal is to delegitimize the Islamic establishment,” Rouhani said in a speech cited by the official IRNA news agency. Advertisement “They have started with a mental war and …

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CPEC may regain pace after Imran Khan’s visit to Beijing

Islamabad : Islamabad expects that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would regain pace after Prime Minister Imran Khan visits Beijing next month with the signing of a framework agreement on industrial zones, progress on agricultural cooperation and addition of a social sector joint working group. A senior government official told …

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Saudis to admit Khashoggi died during interrogation, says CNN

Jamal Khashoggi WASHINGTON: Saudi Arabia is considering an admission that journalist Jamal Khashoggi died during an interrogation that went wrong, US media reported on Monday. Khashoggi, a Saudi national and US resident who became increasingly critical of powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, has not been seen since he walked into …

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US gives Saudi benefit of doubt in Khashoggi case

Washington : US President Donald Trump has cautioned against rushing to blame Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. He has told the media that Riyadh was being treated as “guilty until proven innocent”, adding that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman has denied any knowledge of …

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Saudi-led coalition announces removal of 2,020 landmines in Yemen

Riyadh : Saudi-led coalition involved in a war in Yemen on Tuesday announced the removal of more than 2,020 landmines from Yemeni territories. The spokesperson of the coalition Col. Turki Al Maliki highlighted that the removal of the landmines was part of the MASAM project, Xinhua reported. Advertisement The Saudi …

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Prominent Islamic scholar tortured to death in Saudi jail

Islamic Scholar Sheikh Suleiman Dweesh Riyadh : In a shocking incident prominent Islamic Scholar Sheikh Suleiman Dweesh had to pay the price for criticizing the policies of crown prince Muhammad Bin Salman. AlKhaleejonline.com reported on Tuesday that Dweesh has died due to physical torture in a Saudi jail. According to …

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Afghanistan launches vaccination campaign targeting 9.9 mn children

Kabul : The Afghan Public Health Ministry launched a five-day nationwide immunity vaccination campaign on Monday targeting 9.9 million children under the age of five, the Ministry said in a statement. During the campaign, which is supported by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), …

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Imran Khan will have to tread on thin ice to form government in Pakistan

By Vishnu Makhijani, It would seem rather presumptuous on the part of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan to declare that he would take oath as the Prime Minister on August 11, after addressing the nation and sort of laying down his policies for the next five years — because …

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India-Indonesia interfaith dialogue in October

M.J. Akbar Jakarta : The first India Indonesia Interfaith Dialogue (IIID) will be held on October 3-5 in the Indonesian city of Yogyakarta, the Indian Embassy here said on Tuesday. The next steps to convening the IIID were discussed during a visit by Indian Minister of State for External Affairs …

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