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Pro-govt forces halt Yemen port offensive as UAE backs talks

Pro-govt forces halt Yemen port offensive as UAE backs talks

HODEIDA (AFP) – Forces loyal to Yemen s government on Wednesday halted an offensive on the lifeline port of Hodeida as the United Arab Emirates, a key member of the pro-government coalition, threw its weight behind “early” UN peace talks.Three military officials told AFP that pro-government forces were “ordered” to stop their assault against the Iran-linked […]

Battles rock Yemen port city as UN warns of ‘living hell’

Battles rock Yemen port city as UN warns of ‘living hell’

HODEIDA (YEMEN): Intensified fighting shook a key rebel-held port city on Yemen’s Red Sea coast on Sunday, leaving dozens dead as the United Nations warned that children in the war-torn country face “a living hell”.The bloodshed comes despite growing international pressure to end a years-long conflict that has killed thousands and pushed the impoverished Arabian Peninsula […]

Saudi delegation visits Gwadar port, reviews ongoing development projects

Saudi delegation visits Gwadar port, reviews ongoing development projects

GWADAR  – Saudi Arabia trade delegation on Tuesday has visited Gwadar port and reviewed the ongoing development projects.During the visit, the team was also briefed over the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and Free-Economic Zone projects.Earlier, Saudi delegation had met Advisor to Prime Minister on Commerce, Textile, Investment, Industries and Production Abdul Razak Dawood and Federal Minister for […]

Air strikes target Yemen rebel positions in port offensive

Air strikes target Yemen rebel positions in port offensive

AL JAH, Yemen ;Air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition targeted areas around Yemen’s rebel-held port of Hodeida on Thursday, the insurgents said, as an offensive to retake the vital aid gateway entered its second day. Hodeida remained open and processing ships despite the offensive, port authorities said. The Iran-backed Huthi rebels who control the Red […]

UN scrambles to avert ‘fierce bloody battle’ for Yemen port

UN scrambles to avert ‘fierce bloody battle’ for Yemen port

UNITED NATIONS ;The United Nations mobilized Monday to avert a “fierce, bloody battle” for a key port in Yemen that provides a lifeline for food, medicine and other vital supplies. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres met with Yemen s foreign minister at UN headquarters in New York amid warnings that an attack on rebel-held Hodeida was imminent. […]

Rebels call for ‘mobilisation’ as Yemen forces close in on key port

Rebels call for ‘mobilisation’ as Yemen forces close in on key port

HODEIDA ;Yemeni government forces are closing in on the rebel-held port of Hodeida, the war-ravaged country s main conduit for humanitarian aid, the Saudi-led coalition has said, prompting the defiant militants to call for a “mass mobilisation” to thwart any offensive.The Red Sea port has been a key point of contention since the coalition intervened on […]

KPK playing dirty game with the rights of participating athletes, Shahid U Haq

KPK playing dirty game with the rights of participating athletes, Shahid U Haq

By Shahid U Haq, March, 19, 2018 Peshawar; Sport is fundamental right for all but very sad to hear some of the organizers from KPK playing dirty game with the inter provincial games Peshawar by damaging the rights of participating athletes. I strongly condemn this discrimination and injustice and request KPK Government and leaders of […]

Chinese-backed Port City in Sri Lanka to attract $13bn in investment from 2018

Chinese-backed Port City in Sri Lanka to attract $13bn in investment from 2018

REUTERS A general view of “Colombo Port City” construction site in Colombo, Sri Lanka March 30.— Reuters A Chinese-backed real estate project near Sri Lanka’s main port is expected to attract $13 billion worth of investment from next year, the developer said on Friday. The $1.4bn Port City project by China Communication Construction Company (CCCC) […]

Pakistan Navy warships conduct exercises with Sri Lankan Navy during port visit

Pakistan Navy warships conduct exercises with Sri Lankan Navy during port visit

Two warships from the Pakistan Navy (PN), PNS Nasr and PNS Saif, made a port visit to Sri Lanka’s Colombo port during their overseas deployment to South East Asian countries, said a statement by the Pakistan Navy. The PN flotilla conducted exercises with Sri Lankan warships in the Indian Ocean for enhancing interoperability and operational […]

Two maritime patrol vessels arrive at Gwadar Port from China

Two maritime patrol vessels arrive at Gwadar Port from China

GWADAR (Yes News) – Two maritime patrol vessels built in China for Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) have arrived at Gwadar Port today (Saturdy). The ships have been named as PMSS Hingol and PMSS Basol. Availability of these latest ships to PMSA will further secure the sea against all crimes including terrorism. China and Pakistan […]