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US seized Iranian weapons on way to Houthi rebels in Yemen: Pompeo

07 July, 2020 11:15 pm 11:15 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Wednesday that US and partner forces seized a boat in June carrying Iranian weapons to Houthi rebels in Yemen as he renewed his call for the UN Security Council to extend an arms embargo on Iran. “The Security Council must extend the arms embargo … Read More

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Five alleged terrorists of banned outfit arrested in Gujranwala

12 December, 2019 12:56 pm 12:56 pm

GUJRANWALA (92 News) – During a joint operation along with law enforcing agencies, the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) on Friday claimed to have arrested five alleged terrorists of banned outfit in Gujranwala. The CTD with the assistance of intelligence agencies foiled the efforts of terrorism and the intentions of country’s enemies. According to the CTD spokesperson, … Read More

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Pope urges abolition of nuclear weapons at Japan’s ground zeros

11 November, 2019 5:04 pm 5:04 pm

HIROSHIMA, Japan (Reuters) – Pope Francis brought his campaign to abolish nuclear weapons to the only two cities ever hit by atomic bombs on Sunday, calling their possession indefensibly perverse and immoral and their use a crime against mankind and nature. Francis visited the ground zeros of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, both seared in the world’s … Read More

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Judge video scandal: FIA recovers weapons, CDs from Nasir Butt’s house

10 October, 2019 7:25 pm 7:25 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Saturday recovered weapons and CDs from the house of Nasir Butt, a key accused in judge video scandal. Sources said that the raid was jointly conducted on the house of Nasir Butt at Sector G-13. They added that several documents had also been seized. On … Read More


Weapons used in attacks on Saudi oil facilities ‘came from Iran’...

09 September, 2019 12:44 am 12:44 am

DUBAI – The weapons used to strike Saudi oil facilities were Iranian-made, the Riyadh-led coalition said Monday, heightening fears of regional conflict after the US hinted at a military response to the assault. The weekend strikes on Abqaiq –- the world’s largest oil processing facility –- and the Khurais oil field in eastern Saudi Arabia … Read More

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NZ launches gun buy-back scheme for weapons banned after Christchurch attac...

06 June, 2019 8:41 am 8:41 am

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand’s government on Thursday launched a multimillion-dollar, six-month “buy-back” scheme to compensate owners of powerful but newly banned semi-automatic weapons prohibited in the wake of deadly attacks on two mosques in the Southern city of Christchurch. Finance Minister Grant Robertson and Minister of Police Stuart Nash said in a joint emailed … Read More

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Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE

05 May, 2019 8:25 am 8:25 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress to complete the sale of over $8 billion (£6.3 billion) worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan. The Trump administration informed congressional committees that it will go ahead with … Read More

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Tarantino rolls into Cannes with ‘dazzling’ ode to cinema

05 May, 2019 9:10 am 9:10 am

CANNES, France (Reuters) – With Hollywood stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt in tow, Quentin Tarantino unveiled his latest opus in Cannes on Tuesday, a story about movie magic and acting pains that wowed many critics – at least in parts. Set in the late 1960s, when spaghetti westerns ruled the screen, “Once Upon A … Read More

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US says signs Syria may be using chemical weapons, warns of quick response

05 May, 2019 9:01 am 9:01 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, including an alleged chlorine attack on Sunday in northwest Syria, the State Department said on Tuesday, warning that Washington and its allies would respond “quickly and appropriately” if this were proven. “Unfortunately, we continue to see signs that the … Read More

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Prerogative of weapons use rests with state alone: Gen Bajwa

04 April, 2019 7:50 pm 7:50 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – The 220th Corps Commanders’ Conference has reiterated to continue its efforts for bringing enduring peace in the country while supporting all initiatives towards regional peace. According to ISPR, the conference was held in Rawalpindi today (Tuesday) with Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa in the chair. The conference also expressed its … Read More

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New Zealand bans types of semi-automatic weapons used in mosque mass shooti...

03 March, 2019 9:44 am 9:44 am

CHRISTCHURCH (Reuters) – New Zealand will ban military-style semi-automatic and assault rifles under tough new gun laws following the killing of 50 people in the country’s worst mass shooting, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday. In the immediate aftermath of Friday’s shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, Ardern labeled the attack as terrorism and … Read More

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15 suspect held for opening fire in Islamabad’s kutchery

02 February, 2019 9:40 pm 9:40 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – As many as 15 people were arrested after two groups opened fire on each other in Islamabad’s F-8 kutchery on Saturday. According to the details garnered, the Islamabad IG took immediate notice of the incident at the F-8 kutchery and ordered Operations DIG Waqaruddin to take action. The DIG arrived at … Read More

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Raddul Fasaad: Weapons cache, explosives recovered during IBO in Sibi

02 February, 2019 10:30 pm 10:30 pm

QUETTA (92 News) – Under the Operation Raddul Fasaad, security Forces conducted an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in an area in Sibi on Wednesday. According to the ISPR, cache of weapons and explosives which had been concealed underground was recovered from an abandoned terrorist hideout. The recovery includes guns of various types and calibers, rocket launchers, … Read More

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Security forces seize huge cache of weapons from South Waziristan

02 February, 2019 12:12 am 12:12 am

PESHAWAR (92 News) – As a part of ongoing Operation Raddul Fasaad, security forces conducted Intelligence Based Operation (IBO) in the village Manra of Tehsil Birmal, South Waziristan District, said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement. According to the ISPR, a cache of weapons and ammunition were recovered from an abandoned terrorist hideout. The ISPR … Read More

Police arrest accused involved in target killing of four cops

01 January, 2019 12:50 pm 12:50 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – The police claimed to have arrested an accused involved in the target killing of four policemen. The police also recovered a hand grenade and weapons from the accused. The Malir SSP said that they arrested the accused after an encounter near Makki Shah, Mehran Highway.