Monday , December 11 2017


2nd Mustafa Prize granted to Iranian, Turkish-French scientists

Islamabad: Iran has awarded its biennial $500,000 Mustafa Prize to two computer science experts, an Iranian and a Turkish-French national. The science and technology award, handed out for the second time this year, is given to Muslim researchers and scientists regardless of whether they live in Muslim-majority nations or elsewhere, …

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68-member Pak SSG contingent participating in Al-Shehab-2

Riyadh: A Pakistani contingent, comprising 68 officers and soldiers of special services group (SSG) is participating in Pak-Saudia Special Forces joint counter terrorism exercise ‘Al-Shehab-2’, APP reported. The exercise is underway at Prince Naif Security City, Riyadh, said a statement issued here by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Saturday. The …

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Abbas warns US against recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

Ramallah: The Palestinian president on Sunday warned that American recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital would jeopardise the White House’s nascent Mideast peace efforts. President Mahmoud Abbas’ comments came amid a diplomatic push by the Palestinian leader to rally international support against the possible American move later this week. “Any …

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