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Pakistan arrests Iranian national traveling to UAE on fake passport
An Iranian national has been arrested at Karachi airport after he tried to board a flight to the UAE over the weekend using a fake Pakistani passport, authorities said.
The suspect, identified as Ameer Yousuf, attempted to travel to Dubai on a Pakistan International Airlines flight from Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport.
“During the questioning, he could not provide information about his family,” the Federal Investigation Agency said in a statement on Saturday evening.
“The accused failed to satisfy the authorities about his place of birth and other related questions.”
He was taken to the Anti-Human Trafficking Cell in Karachi for further legal action.
The fake passport used by the suspect, seen by Arab News, was a forged travel document from the southwestern Balochistan province bordering Iran.
A number of Iranian nationals have been arrested in Pakistan in recent months after attempting to travel to Gulf countries using illegal documents.
In October, at least three Iranian nationals were detained in Karachi after they tried to board a flight to Sharjah and Doha with fake UAE and Qatari visas inside forged Pakistani passports.
Another three were arrested upon arrival in Karachi with fake Australian visas en route to Qatar.
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Books on Kingdom’s history, geography, heritage a draw in Darah Pavilion at Cairo Fair
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Al-Ibrahim, Hristov discuss cooperation in economy and energy
Minister of Economy and Planning Faisal Bin Fadhel Al-Ibrahim met here with Minister of Energy of Bulgaria Rossen Hristov.
Now it’s mandatory to sell cooked meat by weight in Makkah
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Iran’s Isfahan military site targeted in drone attack, Tehran claims
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Jasem Albudaiwi appointed as new GCC Secretary General
The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Secretary General Dr. Nayef Al Hajraf welcomed the newly appointed GCC Secretary General Jasem Mohamed Albudaiwi.
Governance in non-profit sector reaches 80%
Minister of Human Resources and Social Development Eng Ahmed Al-Rajhi said that governance in the non-profit sector has reached 80%.
6.3 magnitude earthquake jolts parts of Islamabad
An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.3 on the Richter Scale hit Islamabad, Pakistan, on Sunday, the National Center for Seismology said.
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