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Pakistan’s High Court Halts Release of Ex-Taliban Spokesman

WASHINGTON Pakistan's Peshawar High Court on Wednesday ruled that Ehsanullah Ehsan, the former spokesman of U.S.-designated terrorist group Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), be kept in captivity.

The ruling came after concerns that Pakistani authorities might release Ehsan as part of

Pakistan Senators Slam US Jerusalem Move But Cling to US Visas

Thirty-three Pakistani senators unwound their best rhetoric for nearly five hours before unanimously passing a resolution criticizing U.S. President Donald Trump for his decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Only one thing left them briefly silent and red-faced: Sen. …

Steps being taken for public’s welfare: Shahbaz

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif says PML (N) has always done the politics of values and every step is being taken for public's welfare.

In a statement from Lahore on Monday, he said that the government has set new records …

Nobel Peace Prize Winners Urge Nuclear Powers to Sign UN Treaty

MOSCOW Winners of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize warned that the world was "one impulsive tantrum" away from destruction, urging nuclear nations to adopt a U.N. treaty banning atomic weapons.

"Will it be the end of nuclear weapons, or

Arab League: Trump Jerusalem Decision ‘a Dangerous Development’

The Arab League says U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is a dangerous development that places the United States at a position of bias in favor of the occupation and the violation of

OIC organizing today roundtable of religious leaders on conflict in CAR

Jeddah - The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), in partnership with King Abdullah International Center for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue (KAICIID), and the International Network of Religious Peacekeepers (NETW) is organizing a round-table of interreligious dialogue on the conflict

White House: Trump Decision on Jerusalem Doesn’t Kill Peace Process

WHITE HOUSE The White House on Thursday denied that the president's announcement on moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem meant his administration was pulling out of the Middle East peace process.

"In fact, in the president's remarks, he …

FBI Agent: Saudi at Guantanamo Admitted Helping 9/11 Plot

A Saudi Arabian being held at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp has admitted to helping with flights and finances for seven of the 19 men who hijacked planes in the September 11, 2001, attacks on the U.S., one of his

Joint US-Afghan Operation Kills Top al-Qaida, Taliban Leaders

ISLAMABAD Afghanistan's security forces, in joint counterterrorism raids with U.S. partners, this week have killed several high-profile leaders of al-Qaida, along with 80 other members of the terrorist network and the Taliban insurgency,

The Afghan intelligence agency, National Directorate

Mattis’ Softer Approach Is Latest Effort to Foster Change in Pakistan

President Donald Trump's policy of pressuring Islamabad to rout terrorists seems to have had little effect, adding to the need for U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis' to mend badly frayed ties, analysts say.

Mattis met Monday with Pakistan's prime minister, …