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Impressive Military Parade marks Pakistan Day 2017 celebrations

Pakistan Day Parade 2017

Chinese and Saudi troops and a Turkish military band featured at the Pakistan Day Parade in Islamabad. The 77th Pakistan Day is being celebrated by the nation on Thursday (23 March 2017) with enthusiasm and pledge to make the country stronger by wiping out the menace of terrorism, achieving sustainable economic growth and political stability. The day marks the historic ... Read More »

Romania exporting weapons to U.S. Saudi Arabia, others

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United States and Saudi Arabia are now leading importers of Romanian-produced weapons and military equipment BUCHAREST, Jan. 7, 2017 — The United States and Saudi Arabia have emerged as leading importers of Romanian-produced weapons and other military equipment. According to a report published in Romania Insider in the first nine months of 2016, the U.S. imported weapons and military equipment produced ... Read More »

Raheel Sharif appointed chief of Islamic Military Alliance

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif

Raheel Sharif appointed as the head of Saudi-led 39-nation Islamic military coalition Pakistan’s former army chief General (retd) Raheel Sharif has been appointed the chief of 39-nation Islamic military coalition formed to combat terrorism, Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif confirmed on Friday. The headquarters of the new Saudi-led coalition would be based in Riyadh. Minister Asif said that both the government ... Read More »

Pakistan Navy ship Khaibar visits Saudi port

Pakistan Navy ship Khaibar visits Saudi port

JEDDAH – Pakistan Navy’s guided missile destroyer PNS Khaibar paid a goodwill visit at Jeddah port to further strengthen ties between Pakistan Navy and Royal Saudi Naval Force. The commanding officer of the ship called on the Western Fleet Commander Adm. Saeed Al Zahrani in a meeting where further strengthening of bilateral ties and inter-organizational procedures was discussed. The commanding officer reiterated that ... Read More »

Millions of Muslims across the world celebrate Eid ul Fitr

muslims celebrate eid

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 »

Muslim world condemns terror attacks in Saudi Arabia

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Pakistan, UAE, Turkey, Iran, Qatar and other leaders from Muslim world condemn terror attacks in Saudi Arabia and urge for unity among muslims Gulf and Arab States strongly condemned terrorist attacks that rocked Saudi Arabia on Monday, pledging to unify efforts to combat terrorism in all its forms. A suicide bombing outside Prophet’s Mosque (PBUH) in Madina killed four Saudi ... Read More »

Iranian pilgrims to miss Hajj 2016 as Saudi Arabia, Iran Hajj talks fail

Muslim pilgirms during Hajj in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia, Iran officials blame each other over Hajj talks’ failure while Iranian Muslims to miss out on annual pilgrimage Iranian Muslims will miss out on the annual hajj pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia in September 2016, as Tehran and Riyadh blame each other over failure of Hajj 2016 arrangements. Ali Jannati, Iran’s minister of culture and Islamic guidance, said talks between Iran and ... Read More »

Sacked workers in Saudi Arabia set fire to buses in protest

Saudi Binladin Group Employees Set Fire to Buses in Protest

Binladin Group had given the sacked foreign workers a permanent exit visa to leave the country RIYADH (Saudi Arabia) – Employees at construction giant Saudi Binladin Group have reportedly set fire to more than seven company buses in the latest protest against alleged late payment of salaries and a reported 50,000 redundancies. Mecca’s Civil Defense Major Nayef al-Sharif said no ... Read More »

Saudi Arabia bans imports of shrimps from Pakistan

Workers at a shrimp factory

Saudi Arabia has banned shrimp imports from Pakistan as a precautionary measure after detecting white spot disease in crustaceans exported from the country, according to Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA). The measure is based on a report of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), which included Pakistan in the index of countries with shrimp affected by the disease. ... Read More »

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