Russia Refused To Sell S-400 Air Defense Missile System To Iran: Report

DESPARDES News Monitor — Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has turned down a request by Iran to…

US Pulls Tax Exemption From Pakistani Diplomats

DESPARDES News Monitor– The United States said Friday that it had suspended tax exemption privileges enjoyed…

Paragon Housing: NAB Files Reference Against Saad Rafique, Brother

The Paragon City case is one of the NAB’s first references filed using a newly laid…

Afghanistan Peace Talks: One Step Forward and Two Steps Back

Last year, the Taliban and US-led forces observed ceasefire during the holy month of Ramadan and…

Hard Times Ahead for Shisha Smokers in Saudi as Cost May Go Up

Currently Saudi Arabia has the highest rate of smoking in the world; it has already imposed…

‘Zero Tolerance For Iranian Oil Purchases. Period,’ Says US

China is one of the world’s biggest importers of Iranian oil, along with India DESPARDES News…

Mahathir Proposes Common Currency for Trade in East Asia

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Thursday mooted the idea of a common trading currency for…

Pakistan Takes Further Steps Against Money Laundering, Terror Finance; Signs MoUs With UK, Others

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has been able to collect Rs15 billion (US$107 million) in…

Heavy Arm of Pakistan Army Act Comes Down Hard On Three Officers For Espionage

Around 400 officers of every rank have been given various punishments, including dismissal from service 0n…

“Trillion Dollar” Net Worth Of Pakistani Expats

According to my estimate, the combined net worth of Pakistani expats in the West runs several…