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Nawaz ‘disappointed’ Saudis by violating promise of abstaining from politics: WikiLeaks


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 3 (ANI): During his exile, former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had promised the Saudis not to engage in any political activity, but he violated his commitment much to ... Read more...

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Nawaz drops by-poll plan to please Saudis: Report


February 1st, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 1 (IANS) Former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif has decided against contesting a parliamentary by-poll to honour a pledge he had made to his Saudi Arabian benefactors who had ... Read more...

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Pak rejects US claims of Afghan-Taliban presence in Balochistan


November 2nd, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov. 2 (ANI): Pakistan reportedly told US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that members of any Afghan Taliban Shura were not hiding in Balochistan, against whom the US had demanded ... Read more...

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Saudi king asks Sharif to avoid controversial issues


September 14th, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep 14 (ANI): Saudi King Abdullah Abdul Aziz has advised PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif to avoid controversial issues and promote reconciliation for the continuation of the democratic system in Pakistan.Sharif, ... Read more...

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Pak Interior Minister denies meeting Musharraf in Saudi Arabia


September 1st, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 1 (ANI): Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik, who recently visited Saudi Arabia, has categorically denied meeting former President Pervez Musharraf.There were reports that Musharraf was in Saudi Arabia and ... Read more...

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‘Taliban in talks about talks’


March 15th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) US President Barack Obama's recent call for a "reconciliation process" in Afghanistan has led to spurt in informal contacts between Taliban militants and other stakeholders in a series ... Read more...

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Zardari, Sharif nix Saudi attempts at brokering peace


January 22nd, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 22 (IANS) Saudi Arabia's efforts to broker peace between Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif seem to have come to naught as the duo and ... Read more...

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Saudi intelligence chief discusses 26/11 with NSA


January 15th, 2009 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Fresh from his visit to Pakistan, Saudi intelligence chief Prince Muqrin bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud Thursday met National Security Adviser M.K. Narayanan and other officials here to ... Read more...

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Pakistan shares Indian dossier on Mumbai attack with Saudi Arabia


January 14th, 2009 - 9:08 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.14 (ANI): The Government of Pakistan on Wednesday shared the Indian dossier on Mumbai terror attacks with the visiting Saudi Chief of the General Intelligence Presidency, Prince Muqrin Bin Abdul ... Read more...

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This is the time to work for peace, Sharif tells India, Pakistan


January 13th, 2009 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) Former Pakistan prime minister and opposition leader Nawaz Sharif Tuesday called upon the governments of Pakistan and India to jointly probe the Mumbai attacks and resume the peace ... Read more...

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Mumbai attacks: Saudi intelligence chief in Pakistan (Lead)


January 13th, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) Saudi intelligence chief Prince Muqrin bin Abdul Aziz arrived here Tuesday for talks on the situation in the region in the wake of the Mumbai terror carnage and ... Read more...

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Saudi intelligence chief to discuss India-Pakistan tension


January 13th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) Saudi intelligence chief Prince Muqrin bin Abdul Aziz arrived in Pakistan Tuesday to "discuss Pakistan-India tension", a media report said. Geo TV citing diplomatic sources said that he ... Read more...

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