Posts by The Frontier Post

Turkish, US military chiefs discuss Syria safe zone

ANKARA (AA): Turkey’s chief of general staff and his U.S. counterpart discussed a safe zone in Syria along Turkey’s border on the sidelines of a NATO conference in Slovenia, the Turkish Defense Ministry said Saturday. Yasar Guler and Joseph Dunford held a bilateral meeting in capital Ljubljana where a two-day NATO Military Committee Conference is…

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Drones strike Saudi oil facilities

RIYADH (AA): Fire erupted in two facilities of Saudi Arabia’s oil company Aramco following strikes by armed drones, the country’s official press agency reported Saturday. According to Saudi Press Agency (SPA), an anonymous spokesman from the country’s Interior Ministry said the fire broke out in the oil facilities in Abqaiq and Khurais of Aramco early…

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Trump says he discussed ‘mutual defense’ treaty with Netanyahu

WASHINGTON (AFP): United States President Donald Trump said on Saturday he and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu discussed the possibility of moving forward on a “mutual defense” treaty between the allies, just three days before Israeli voters go to the polls. “I had a call today with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu to discuss the possibility…

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Gates Foundation under fire over award to Indian PM Modi

(Web Desk): The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has once again come under fire, this time from three Nobel Peace Laureates over the foundation’s decision to honour Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Mairead Maguire (Nobel Peace Laureate, 1976), Tawakkol Abdel-Salam Karman (Nobel Peace Laureate, 2011) and Shirin Ebadi (Nobel Peace Laureate, 2003) have called on…

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Somalia: 3 killed in attacks targeting prime minister

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least three people were killed on Saturday in twin attacks allegedly targeting Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire, police said. Mustaf Abdirahman, a police officer in Lower Shabelle region told Anadolu Agency over the phone, the first attack was a grenade explosion which took place while Khaire was addressing a large…

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Malala asks UN to help schoolchildren in Kashmir

KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai on Saturday urged the world leaders who are going to attend the upcoming United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session in New York to “help children go safely back to school” in Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir . “I am deeply concerned about reports of 4,000 people, including children, arbitrarily…

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Trump confirms death of Osama Bin Laden’s son

WASHINGTON (AA): Hamza bin Laden, son of slain al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, was killed in a U.S. counter-terrorism operation in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region, President Donald Trump confirmed Saturday. “The loss of Hamza bin Laden not only deprives al-Qa’ida of important leadership skills and the symbolic connection to his father, but undermines important operational activities…

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Four soldiers martyred in terrorist attacks near Pak–Afghan border

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Four Pakistan Army soldiers were martyred and one was injured in two separate terrorist attacks in the border regions of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, the military said on Saturday. The first attack took place in Upper Dir district near the border with Afghanistan, the military’s media wing, the ISPR, said in a statement. Terrorists from…

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Top judge summons police reforms’ committee session on Thursday

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, on Saturday summoned a session of police reforms’ committee on September 26. According to local news channel report, Justice Khosa will chair the session of police reforms committee (PRC), comprising well-known experts, which was constituted in January to table recommendations for improvements in the…

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