Pakistan to verify Daesh claim of organizing attack on diplomatic facility in Kabul — official

  • Ambassador Mohammad Sadiq calls such acts of extremist violence detrimental to Afghan and regional peace and stability
  • The Pakistani official maintains the two countries 'must act resolutely' by joining their collective might to defeat militancy
By Arab News Pakistan ·

Iran scraps morality police after months of deadly protests

  • Women-led protests swept Iran after a 22-year-old Iranian of Kurdish origin died in the custody of the morality police in September
  • The morality police were established under hardline president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to 'spread the culture of modesty and hijab'
By AFP ·

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Pakistan-origin German mayor visits childhood hometown of Karachi, longs to ‘happily live’ there again

  • Sorya Leonie Lippert, who serves the Bavarian city of Schweinfurt, made friends with Benazir Bhutto in school
  • She says the former Pakistani PM was raised to be a leader and always wanted to make the world a better place
By NAIMAT KHAN ·

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Arab News Pakistan wins ‘Edition of the Year’ award at AN General Assembly in Dubai

  • The glitzy awards night was attended by Arab News reporters, editors and top management from around the world
  • Pakistan Editor Mehreen Zahra-Malik, reporters Saima Shabbir and Saadullah Akhtar also bagged individual awards
By KASHIF IMRAN ·

US director Oliver Stone explores Saudi film scene at Red Sea International Film Festival

  • Oliver Stone’s latest documentary 'Nuclear' is screening at the festival on Sunday
  • The 'Scarface' director, RSIFF jury president earlier took to stage at opening ceremony
By Lynn Tehini ·

Growth in arms trade stunted by supply issues: report

  • The growth was severely impacted by widespread supply chain issues
  • Companies in the US continue to dominate global arms production
By AFP ·

Full reliance on SAF beyond reach of current aviation technology

  • The high cost of SAF will affect its utility when compared with conventional jet fuel, according to KAPSARC
By Arab News ·

England subdue Senegal to book France clash in World Cup quarters

  • Jordan Henderson and Harry Kane put Senegal to the sword with a pair of clinical finishes before half-time
  • Bukayo Saka added a third, but it was Jude Bellingham’s prodigious work-rate and burgeoning quality in possession that allowed England to turn the tide
By AFP ·