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Saudi Arabia fights extremism with ‘5-star’ rehab centre

Saudi Arabia fights extremism with ‘5-star’ rehab centre

With its indoor swimming pool, sun-splashed patios and liveried staff, the Saudi complex has the trappings of a five-star resort, but it is actually a rehab centre — for violent militants. Riyadh’s Mohammed bin Nayef Counselling and Care Centre, a cushy halfway house between prison and freedom, spotlights a controversial Saudi strategy for tackling homegrown […]

Mediation Centre resolves business dispute

Mediation Centre resolves business dispute

 THE NEWSPAPER’S STAFF REPORTER LAHORE: The Mediation Centre, set up at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) in 2012, resolved one of the three business dispute cases referred to it by the Lahore High Court (LHC) in the past two weeks. “One case has been resolved amicably in only two hours while the […]

One official killed in ‘twin’ suicide attack on FC training centre near Charsadda

One official killed in ‘twin’ suicide attack on FC training centre near Charsadda

At least one Frontier Constabulary (FC) soldier was killed and another injured during a “foiled” attack by suicide bombers on the FC training centre in Charsadda’s Shabqadar area, the military’s media wing said. The Inter-Services Public Relations said the attack was “foiled” and two suicide bombers were killed in retaliatory fire. During the exchange of […]