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Panama says Iran warships might be allowed through canal

Panama says Iran warships might be allowed through canal

Iranian naval ships will be allowed to sail through the Panama Canal as long as they abide by international norms, Panamanian authorities said Tuesday following reports that Teheran was sending vessels to the strategic waterway. An Iranian military presence in the Canal would anger the United States, which built the channel linking the Atlantic and...

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Panama says Iran warships might be allowed through canal

Panama says Iran warships might be allowed through canal

PANAMA CITY: Iranian naval ships will be allowed to sail through the Panama Canal as long as they abide by international norms, Panamanian authorities said Tuesday following reports that Teheran was sending vessels to the strategic waterway. An Iranian military presence in the Canal would anger the United States, which built the channel linking the...

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Qatar appoints Queiroz as coach until 2026 World Cup – Daily Times

Qatar appoints Queiroz as coach until 2026 World Cup – Daily Times

DOHA: Qatar have appointed Portuguese Carlos Queiroz as manager until the end of the 2026 World Cup, the country’s football association (QFA) said on Monday. The 69-year-old managed Iran at last year’s finals in Qatar but left after the team’s group stage elimination. Queiroz replaces Spaniard Felix Sanchez, who led Qatar through their ill-fated World...

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Saudi ‘exit’ from Kabul sparks fears of exodus

Saudi ‘exit’ from Kabul sparks fears of exodus

ISLAMABAD: Saudi diplomats’ departure from Kabul amid security concerns has sparked fears that at least three other countries were also planning to close their embassies in Afghanistan, though Taliban and other officials have dismissed such reports. An Afghan Taliban official has confirmed to Dawn that Saudi Arabia has withdrawn its staff, but said the Saudis...

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Iran unveils underground base for fighter jets

Iran unveils underground base for fighter jets

TEHRAN: Iran’s army on Tuesday unveiled its first underground base for fighter jets designed to withstand possible strikes by US bunker-busting bombs, state media reported. The base — named Oghab 44 (“Eagle” in Persian) — can accommodate “all types of fighter jets and bombers, in addition to drones”, the official news agency IRNA said, released...

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Sufi Ghulam Mustafa Tabassum remembered

Sufi Ghulam Mustafa Tabassum remembered

Share: ISLAMABAD    –      Famous Urdu poet and literary figure, Sufi Ghulam Mustafa Tabassum best known for his creation of the beloved character ‘Tot Batot’ was remembered on Tuesday on his 45th death anniversary. He was born in Amritsar, India, to parents of Kashmiri descent, Tabassum was an amazing talent who earned a...