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US media points out mistakes in Trump’s tweets

In his tweets on Pakistan on Mon­day, US President Donald Trump claimed that he had identified Osama bin Laden as a threat to the United States in a book he wrote almost two years before the Sept 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. However, the US media on Tuesday said that his claim was not correct.

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Another Trump tweet annoys Americans

While people in Pakistan are rightly focused on US President Donald Trump’s disparaging remarks about their country, many Americans are concerned about another tweet which ridiculed a rival Democrat.

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US spent $113m in Pakistan during 2018: report

The United States spent $113.3 million on key programmes and activities in Pakistan during 2018, says a US State Department report released on Friday.

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Khalilzad returns to region to jump-start Afghan peace talks

The United States is once again sending its special representative, Zalmay Khalilzad, to Pakistan and Afghanistan to advance the goal of an intra-Afghan dialogue, the State Department announced on Friday. Mr Khalilzad, who will also visit the United Arab Emirates and Qatar, is coming with an inter-agency delegation on his third trip to the region in less than two months. He will stay in the region from Nov 8 to 20 and will meet Afghan government officials and other interested parties to “advance the goal of an intra-Afghan dialogue and negotiations that include the Taliban and lead to a sustainable peace,” the State Department said.

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War on terror left half a million dead in 17 years, says report

War-related violence has killed 65,000 people in Pakistan in the last 17 years, including 23,000 civilians, 9,000 security personnel and 90 American contractors, says a report released on Thursday. The rest of the casualties were anti-government fighters.

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Pak-Iran: Trade and travel suspended for three weeks

Cross-border movement of people and trade activities between Pakistan and Iran have been suspended for three weeks due to the closure of trade gate ‘Zero Point’ and travelling gate ‘Raahdari’ in Taftan.

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Pak-Iran: Trade and travel suspended for three weeks

Cross-border movement of people and trade activities between Pakistan and Iran have been suspended for three weeks due to the closure of trade gate ‘Zero Point’ and travelling gate ‘Raahdari’ in Taftan.

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Quality security interaction with Pakistan to continue: US

A senior US official has said that the United States and Pakistan will continue to promote quality interactions in defence and security despite differences in other areas.

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US spells out terms of engagement with Pakistan

As the United States and the new Pakistani government prepare for their first face-to-face talks in Islamabad on Wednesday, the Trump administration has made it clear that Pakistan will have to back the US strategy in Afghanistan if it wants good relations with Washington.

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Pakistan backs Iran over US nuclear deal row

As Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday vowed to further strengthen Pakistan-Iran ties, the government expressed unequivocal support for Iran’s position on its troubled nuclear deal with the West that has been abandoned by the United States and urged the other parties to the agreement to remain committed to it.

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“Our neighbors, our priority” – Iranian foreign minister on a regional tour to strengthen neighborly ties

Faced with increasing US pressures after Washington’s withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal, Iran has been looking to the expansion of its regional partnerships as a way to preserve its national interests. Iranian foreign minister’s recent trip to Turkey and Pakistan should be seen in this context.

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Pakistan: PM Imran Khan’s cabinet bans top officials from flying first-class

Newly-appointed Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan’s cabinet enforced a ban on first-class air travel for top officials.

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Imran Khan to take oath as Pakistan PM on Aug-18

Imran Khan will take the oath as Pakistan’s Prime Minister on August 18 this year, a senior Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader said yesterday.

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Signs of a possible rapprochement as Iran opens interests section office in Saudi Arabia

In a possible sign of an upcoming rapprochement, Iran intends to revive the strained ties with Saudi Arabia by opening an interest section in the Arab kingdom. Meanwhile, Pakistan’s new leader has declared readiness to act as a mediator between Tehran and Riyadh.

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Imran ready to negotiate Iran-Saudi Arabia peace

Pakistan is ready to play a constructive role for resolution of differences between Iran and Saudi Arabia, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Chairman and prime minister-in-waiting Imran Khan told Iranian Ambassador Mehdi Honardoost on Saturday.

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MQM Washington chapter to boycott Pak elections

Washington chapter of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has decided to boycott the Pakistan general elections, which are slated to be held on July 25.

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