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Iran vs USA: Military strength comparison LAHORE: As shadows of a deadly US-Iran war loom large, following the killing of a key Iranian Gen Qasem Soleimani, a few days ago in Baghdad on direct orders from American President Donald Trump; it is time to compare the military might of both these long-estranged nations — nourishing […]

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Iran conflict: Gen Bajwa offers ‘sound counsel’ to US Defence Secretary Mark Esper Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday “offered sound counsel” to US Defence Secretary Mark Esper amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over last week’s killing of a top Iranian general in Baghdad. Esper, in a […]

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Body of Iranian commander killed in US strike arrives for burial in southeast Iran: agency Mourners gather to pay homage to slain Iranian military commander Qasem Soleimani (image on banner), Iraqi paramilitary chief Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis and other victims of a US attack, in the capital Tehran on January 6, 2020. Photo: AFP DUBAI: The […]

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  Muslims should unite after Iran commander’s killing: Mahathir Mohamad KUALA LUMPUR: Muslim countries should unite to protect themselves against external threats, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Tuesday after describing the US killing of Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani as immoral. The world’s oldest premier, who has in recent months stoked diplomatic tensions by speaking […]

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  Pak soil not to be used against anyone: DG ISPR RAWALPINDI: Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor on Sunday said that Pakistan will only play the role of a peacemaker and not take sides in the ongoing conflict between the United States and neighbouring Iran. The DG ISPR, in an […]

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Mediation between Saudi Arabia, Iran: PM to visit Riyadh, Tehran after China visit ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan is likely to pay visits to Saudi Arabia and Iran after concluding his ongoing three-day visit to China, sources said on Wednesday. The role of PM Imran Khan gets significant importance for the establishment of regional peace […]

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Pakistan, Iran to sign extension in IP gas line agreement next week ISLAMABAD: Islamabad and Tehran have extended the Iran-Pakistan (IP) gas line GSPA (gas sales purchase agreement) for next five years till August 26, 2024 through a mutually agreed amendment. Under earlier GSPA, Pakistan was to have a first gas inflow from Iran under […]

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