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Pakistani PM names army chief to new national development council

  • New body will formulate policies, approve long-term planning, provide guidelines for regional cooperation
  • The formal inclusion of the army chief in a development policy-making body is an unprecedented move
By Arab News Pakistan ·

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Pakistan, UAE to set up joint platform to facilitate overseas Pakistani workers

  • New memorandum of agreement signed for protection of Pakistani labour
  • 1.6 million Pakistani expatriates live in the UAE, remit over $4 billion annually
By AAMIR SAEED Islamabad ·

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Qureshi holds talks with Pompeo on Afghan peace process, bilateral ties

  • Pakistan’s foreign minister says end of conflict in Kabul key for regional stability
  • Briefs US Secretary of State on measures taken by Islamabad for economic restructuring
By Arab News Pakistan ·

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Pakistani seeks to make ‘Road to Makkah’ project a success

  • Aviation minister says five major airports will store Zamzam water for Hajj pilgrims this year
  • Pakistan was included in Road to Makkah project during the February visit to Islamabad by Crown Prince Salman
By Arab News Pakistan ·

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‘Hypocrite’ Rouhani rejects war as Iran’s drones target Saudi civilians

  • Tehran regime has fanned sectarian flames in region for four decades, analyst tells Arab News
  • IRGC chief says Iranian missiles capable of hitting "carriers in the sea" with great precision
By Arab News ·

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Father of boy killed in school massacre wins defamation suit

  • Victims’ families scored another victory Tuesday when a Connecticut judge imposed sanctions on Jones for an outburst on his web show against one of the families’ lawyers
By AP ·

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Google puts up $1B to ease housing headaches it helped cause

  • A report by Working Partnerships called upon Google to build more than 17,000 homes in the area to help offset the anticipated price increases caused by the new campus
By AP ·

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Chile open Copa America title defense with win over Japan

  • The victory moved Chile to the top of Group C along with Uruguay
  • Japan, playing as a Copa America guest for the second time
By AP ·

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What We Are Reading Today: The Way of Nature by C. C. Tsai

  • The Way of Nature brings together all of Tsai’s beguiling cartoon illustrations of the Zhuangzi
By Arab News ·