Category: Gulf News

Pakistan Would Defend Saudi Territory, But Not Join Coalition

DUBAI — Despite Pakistan's assertion that it will defend Saudi Arabia's territorial integrity militarily, it still may not provide any troops to the Saudi-announced Islamic counterterrorism military coalition. During a visit to Pakistan on Sunday by Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Pakistani Chief of Army Staff Gen. Raheel Sharif asserted that any…

Why Syria’s regime needs India and China

Bashar Al Assad’s embattled Syrian regime is wooing Asia’s powers to bolster his international standing ahead of peace negotiations later this month. Foreign Minister Walid Al Mu’allem arrives in New Delhi yesterday, the highest ranking Syrian official to visit India since 2011, to push for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to get more involved in resolving…