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Lebanon sets new record for world’s longest Ramadan Iftar table

Lebanon sets new record for world's longest Ramadan Iftar table

The record-breaking iftar table brought together 5,400 people from all over Lebanon Lebanon’s passion for food has always impressed the world, but this time it took that lovely initiative that reflects the true spirit of Ramadan. Lebanon bagged a new entry in the Guinness book of world records by organizing the longest Ramadan iftar table in the world at 2,184 ... Read More »

Chinese New Year celebrations around the world

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China marks Lunar New Year with prayers, incense, fireworks The Chinese Lunar New Year kicked off Saturday ushering in the beginning of the Year of Rooster and the beginning of spring. According to the Chinese zodiac, people born in the Year of the Rooster are brave, responsible and punctual. Thousands visited Beijing’s major temples on Saturday, the first day of ... Read More »

Photos: Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha

Palestinians pray on Monday morning at the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem

Muslims around the world celebrated Eid-ul-Azha on Monday, one of the two most important festivals of the Islamic calendar. The world’s 1.5 billion Muslims marked the start of Eid al-Adha, or the feast of sacrifice on Monday, while in Saudi Arabia nearly 2 million pilgrims performed one of the final rites of the hajj by symbolically stoning the devil. Muslims ... Read More »

Photos: German Defence Attache visits Pakistan Army Museum

German Defence Attache, Colonel Klaus Wolf visits the Museum of the Pakistan Army in Rawalpindi

German Defence Attache, Colonel Klaus Wolf visited the Museum of the Pakistan Army in the last week of August 2016. He was welcomed by Brigadier Adnan Saleem, the director of the museum who accompanied him on a guided tour. After visiting the museum, Colonel Klaus Wolf remarked: “It is impressive how in this museum the proud history of the Pakistan Army ... Read More »

Pakistan and China launch first joint border patrol

A frontier defense regiment of the PLA in Xinjiang, along with a border police force from Pakistan, carry out a joint patrol along the China-Pakistan border. Photo: 81.cn

Pakistani and Chinese troops are jointly patrolling a stretch of the border connecting Pakistan and China. This is the first time China and Pakistan have carried out joint patrol in the recent years though Chinese troops have been patrolling the area since 2014. Though there are no details of the joint patrolling by China and Pakistan but it coincides with ... Read More »

Photos: Turkey’s military coup attempt captured in dramatic images

People stand on a Turkish army tank in the capital Ankara. Photo: Tumay Berkin/Reuters

Scenes of chaos, mayhem, and anger during attempted Turkey coup At least 265 people have been killed, including 104 pro-coup participants, while 1,440 people were injured in military action in Istanbul and Ankara. Turks across the country took to the streets Friday night, answering pleas to confront the Turkish military as it attempted to take power in a coup. “I urge ... Read More »

Millions of Muslims across the world celebrate Eid ul Fitr

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Millions of people around the world have gathered for prayers and feasting to mark the end of the Holy Month Across the world, millions of Muslims have marked the end of Ramadan with prayers, feasting and family time. Traditional greetings during the Islamic holiday begin with Eid Mubarak, which means “Have a blessed Eid.” Families gather together to pray, share ... Read More »

Photos: Best moments of PSL 2016 – league of legends

Victorious Islamabad United team posing after winning the final of PSL

Islamabad United sealed a historic victory on Tuesday night by beating Quetta Gladiators to win the Pakistan Super League in Dubai. PSL has been a massive success overall bringing together the best cricketers from Pakistan and abroad to present pure, passionate form of cricket. The high spirits of foreign players such as Darren Sammy, Kevin Pietersen and enthusiasm of Sir ... Read More »

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