Pakistan condemns rocket attacks on Afghan capital

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Tuesday strongly condemned the rocket strikes on Kabul, as heavy fighting broke out between security forces and militants in the Afghan capital. The assault, which took place near the presidential palace and a mosque, came as President Ashraf Ghani was making a speech marking the first day of the Eid-ul-Azha holiday, days after offering the Taliban a...

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Pakistan condemns rocket attacks on Afghan capital

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Tuesday strongly condemned the rocket strikes on Kabul, as heavy fighting broke out between security forces and militants in the Afghan capital. The assault, which took place near the presidential palace and a mosque, came as President Ashraf Ghani was making a speech marking the first day of the Eid-ul-Azha holiday, days after offering the Taliban a...

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Rockets and heavy crossfire near Kabul Mosque and Presidential palace

KABUL: Military helicopters were firing above a mosque in Kabul´s old quarter Tuesday as officials said fighting had broken out between security forces and militants in the Afghan capital, with a barrage of rockets striking the city. It was not immediately clear who was responsible for the assault, which came as President Ashraf Ghani was making a speech marking the...

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Capt Safdar suffers heart problems in Adiala Jail: sources

RAWALPINDI: Captain (retd) Safdar's condition deteriorated at Adiala prison late Monday, sources said, after which he was being given medical attention inside the jail. Sources are confirming that incarcerated son-in-law of Nawaz Sharif has been reportedly feeling chest pain and stomach issues. Safdar who has been jailed following a verdict in the avenfield corruption references against the Sharif family, has...

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Eid-ul-Azha celebrations in Saudi Arabia, Gulf countries

MAKKAH: The holy and auspicious Islamic festival of Eid-ul-Azha is being celebrated in Saudi Arabia, Middle East, Gulf countries, Afghanistan along some other parts of the world today. In Saudi Arabia, major congregations were held in Masjid-ul-Haram, the Grand Mosque in Makkah, and Masjid an-Nabawi, also called the Prophet’s Mosque, in Madina early Tuesday morning where more than two million Muslims...

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