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Dubai to host Forbes Global CEO Conference 2012


August 17th, 2011 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 16 (IANS/WAM) The 12th session of the Forbes Global CEO conference will be held in Dubai next year, the Forbes world publishing foundation has announced.Launched in 2001, ... Read more...

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Pak court accepts petition seeking life imprisonment for five Americans


November 29th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 29(ANI): A Pakistani court on Monday accepted the Punjab government's request seeking life sentences for five Americans already jailed for 10 years on terror convictions.Waqar Husain Khan, Ahmed Abdullah Mani, ... Read more...

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UAE’s date festival attracts thousands of visitors


July 23rd, 2010 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 22 (IANS/WAM) Dedicated to promoting the country's heritage and celebrating the harvesting of dates, the ongoing annual Liwa Date Festival in the UAE has been attracting thousands of visitors, ... Read more...

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Five convicted US ‘jihad seekers’ appeal against Pak court judgement


June 28th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 28 (ANI): The five American terror suspects sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment for plotting terror attacks across Pakistan have challenged their conviction, a counsel for the convicted men said.Hasan ... Read more...

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US ‘jihad seekers’ awarded 10 years imprisonment by Pak court


June 24th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 24 (ANI): A Pakistani anti-terrorism court on Thursday awarded 10 years imprisonment to each of the five US terror suspects who were arrested from Punjab province's Sargodha District in December ... Read more...

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Evidence against US jihad seekers shows they tried to contact top Al-Qaeda commander


April 18th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.18 (ANI): Evidence against the five US 'jihad seekers', who were arrested from Sargodha last year on charges of planning terror attacks across Pakistan, shows that the men tried to ... Read more...

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Pak anti-terrorism court adjourns hearing into US ‘jihad seekers’ case


March 11th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.11 (ANI): The framing of charges against the five young US students arrested last year for their links with Al-Qaeda, has been deferred once again as the anti-terrorism court hearing ... Read more...

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Arrested US ‘jihad seekers’ file another petition for release


March 7th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.7 (ANI): The five US youth arrested in Pakistan on charges of having links with Al-Qaeda have filed another plea for their release.The plea would be heard on March 8 (Monday) ... Read more...

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Pak police files charge sheet against US ‘jihad seekers’


March 2nd, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.2 (ANI): Pakistani Police on Tuesday submitted a charge sheet against five young US students, who were apprehended from Sargodha in December last year over alleged links with Al-Qaeda and plotting ... Read more...

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US ‘jihad seekers’ move bail application in Pak court


February 17th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.17 (ANI): Terming the evidence against them as 'vague', the five American 'jihad seekers', who were arrested last year from Sargodha, have moved a bail application in a Pakistani court.However, there ... Read more...

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Five US national to be indicted on terror charges in Pakistan


January 4th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 4 (ANI): The five US nationals arrested last month in Pakistan will be indicted under different sections of Anti-Terrorism Act on Monday when they will be presented in Sargodha District ... Read more...

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Pak court extends custody of five US origin ‘jihad seekers’


December 25th, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 25 (ANI): A local Pakistani court on Friday extended the custody of five US origin terror suspects, who were arrested earlier this month from Sargodha, Punjab, for 10 more days ... Read more...

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Detained US-origin ‘jihad seekers’ would not be extradited: Pak official


December 25th, 2009 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 25 (ANI): All the five American terror suspects, who were arrested from Sargodha, Punjab, earlier this month, would be tried in Pakistan, a senior Pakistani police official has said.Interacting with ... Read more...

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Remorseless American ‘jihadis’ want death penalty for failing to achieve ’shahadat’


December 22nd, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec.22 (ANI) : The five American origin 'jihadis', who were arrested earlier this month from Sargodha, Punjab, have no remorse for planning terror attacks which would have killed scores of innocent ... Read more...

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‘Arrested Americans had contacted jihadist groups in Pakistan’


December 11th, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 11 (IANS) The five Americans arrested in Pakistan had contacted radical jihadist organisations, including two terrorist groups with links to the Al Qaeda, say US media reports ... Read more...

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India joins the race to clean up Gulf War oil spills


April 8th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand Kuwait, April 8 (IANS) Eighteen years after the first Gulf War, India's Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) has joined the race for a $3-billion contract to clean up ... Read more...

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UAE to get fast access to Interpol DNA database


April 18th, 2008 - 12:07 pm ICT by admin
Abu Dhabi, April 18 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) would become the first country in the Middle East to get fast access to the Interpol's database of DNA profiles after it ... Read more...

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