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Category: World News

Egypt Parliament dissolved

CAIRO:  In a major move to dismantle the vestiges of the Mubarak era, Egypt’s military on Sunday dissolved the Parliament…

Hillary ‘forced’ Qureshi to grant immunity to Davis

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s former foreign minister, Mr Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that the US Secretary of State, Ms Hillary Clinton…

Palestinian Authority calls polls before Sept

GAZA: The Palestinian Authority has said it will hold long overdue presidential and legislative elections before September.

Israel welcomes Egyptian Army stand on peace treaty

JERUSALEM: Israel has welcomed a pledge by Egypt’s now-ruling military’s continued support to the 1979 peace treaty with it, saying…

Somali pirates face gallows in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Seven Somali hijackers, including three minors, face a possible death sentence under Malaysian law for attempting to hijack…

Egypt Army vows peaceful transition to democracy

CAIRO: Egypt’s military leadership Saturday vowed to oversee a "peaceful transition" to democracy and pledged its commitment to all international…

Mubarak steps down as Egypt President

CAIRO: Mr Hosni Mubarak, who ruled Egypt with an iron hand for over three decades, stepped down as the President…

Davis booked for murder, US-Pak stand-off intensifies

LAHORE/ISLAMABAD: The tense stand off between the US and Pakistan intensified today as the Lahore police charged American official Raymond…

Historic temple caught in Thai-Cambodia crossfire

PREAH VIHEAR, CAMBODIA: High on a cliff overlooking the jungles of northern Cambodia, heavily armed troops crouch in fortified bunkers…

Military takes control of Egypt

CAIRO: Egypt’s powerful military Thursday night said it has started taking “necessary measures to protect the nation” and support the…