Middle Eastern politics

Pakistan surprised by its inclusion in 34-nation military alliance

Pakistan finds itself in the crosshairs of Middle Eastern politics on Tuesday as Saudi Arabia named it as part of its newly formed 34-nation military alliance of Muslim countries meant to combat terrorism, without first getting its consent.

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November 10, 2017

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December 16, 2015

Pakistan surprised by its inclusion in 34-nation military alliance

Pakistan finds itself in the crosshairs of Middle Eastern politics on Tuesday as Saudi Arabia named it as part of its newly formed 34-nation military alliance of Muslim countries meant to combat terrorism, without first getting its consent.