Daily Archives: June 6, 2017

British Police Name Third London Attacker

British authorities have named the third attacker in last week's terror attack in London as Youssef Zaghba, believed to be an Italian national of Moroccan descent.

Police said Zaghba, 22, was from east London and …

Diplomats Plant Seagrass to Celebrate World Environment Day

To celebrate the June 5 World Environment Day, diplomats from more than a dozen foreign embassies and international organizations Monday joined the U.S. State Department to plant underwater seagrass in the Potomac River, a tributary …

Ghani to Allow Taliban Office if Afghan Peace Progresses

ISLAMABAD � Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has again invited the Taliban to peace talks at a mutually agreeable venue, promising the insurgents they eventually will be allowed to open a representative office if significant progress …

London Attackers Were Failed Clerk, Pastry Chef and Italian Man

LONDON � Details emerged Tuesday of the three London Bridge attackers: a Pakistan-born failed customer service clerk with links to one of Europe's most prolific hate preachers, a Moroccan pastry chef whose partner said he …

Iran, Pakistan Crucial to al-Qaida’s Long-term Success

WASHINGTON � For many, the whereabouts and machinations of al-Qaida founder Osama bin Laden following the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks until his death remain shrouded in mystery.

The terror mastermind had been on the …

Ghani Says More Than 150 Killed In Kabul Truck Bombing On May 31

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani says that more than 150 people have died as a result of the massive tanker-truck bombing that struck a busy Kabul neighborhood during rush hour on May 31.

"More than 150 …

CPEC, stable macroeconomic environment to spur private investment in Pakistan: WB

The World Bank says successful completion of an IMF-supported program has helped achieve macroeconomic stability in the country.

According to the World Bank's June 2017 Global Economic Prospects, the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and a stable …

Third London Attacker Named as British PM Faces Mounting Criticism

LONDON � British Prime Minister Theresa May is being forced to defend her past record as the country's interior minister, and the political architect of Britain's counter-terror system, as more details emerge of the three …

OIC condemns suicide attack in Cameroon

Jeddah (IINA) � The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) strongly condemned the suicide attack by the terrorist group Boko Haram in the northernmost city of Kolofata in Cameroon last Friday, killing nine people and wounding …

Jordanian King, Kuwait’s Amir discuss over phone ties, Mideast issues

Amman (IINA) � Jordanian King Abdullah on Monday received a phone call from Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.

During the call, both leaders discussed relations between the two countries and ways of enhancing …