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November 20, 2017
A decade after Diana's death in 1997, Hasnat married Hadia Sher Ali, a Pakistani descendant from Afghan royalty, who was 29 at the time. However, their arranged marriage ended after just 18 months. Hasnat took Somi to a ball organised by a charity called Chain of Hope, which says many of the heartÃâÃÂ ...
Washington City Paper
October 2, 2017
DSC8361X4 Photos courtesy Bistro AracosiaAfter Afghan Bistro in Springfield, Virginia garnered praise from a trio of critics last fall, the only complaint among regular diners was that they could hardly get a table anymore. The unassuming strip-mall eatery—the first for owner Omar Masroor, who previouslyÃâÃÂ ...
May 16, 2017
ALL historic opportunities come with an element of risk. It is, therefore, quite appropriate to ask hard questions about the financing and affordability of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, and to which country will accrue the majority of gains in the years and decades ahead. At the same time, it isÃâÃÂ ...
Earn The Necklace
May 8, 2017
As the world remembers Princess Diana, one man who has never forgotten her is her former lover, Dr. Hasnat Khan. He is still saving lives as a heart surgeon and is reluctant to talk about their two-year relationship. Khan admits that they were practically inseparable for those two years and feels that she isÃâÃÂ ...
July 19, 2016
It's their way of telling the non-billionaire population, “we're just like you.” Rahul Gandhi did it, Deepika Padukone followed suit, and now, two of the richest men in the world have jumped onto the train wagon. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid and his son, Crown Prince Hamdan, shared a photo of themselvesÃâÃÂ ...
June 7, 2016
One of Silicon Valley's brightest stars is about to get investment from an unexpected place. Uber are set to land $3.5 billion from the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia. The investment in Uber is among one of the largest to be made in a private technology company in global history. The SaudiÃâÃÂ ...
April 4, 2016
One particular gold car-collecting Arab playboy has been causing a stir in London with his fleet of bling-plated super cars and his flashy antics. Turki Bin Abdullah, who is said to be related to the Saudi Royal Family, just shipped more than $2 million worth of cars – including a gold-plated Range Rover,ÃâÃÂ ...
December 28, 2011
For oil comapnies the Afghan royalty arrangement is favorable compared to places like Iraq or Libya, where royalties can exceed 90%. But it's more stringent than the United States or Canada, which take about a 50% cut. While the size of the oil field is small, CNPC may be hoping to get in early on futureÃâÃÂ ...
The Express Tribune
May 18, 2010
Afghan police keep watch as they seal off the road leading to the Darulaman Palace, which housed the Afghan royalty and was destroyed during factional wars in 1992-1996. (REUTERS). KABUL: A Taliban suicide car bomber attacked a Nato-led military convoy during rush hour in Kabul on Tuesday,ÃâÃÂ ...
Sydney Morning Herald
January 13, 2008
He married 29-year-old Hadia Sher Ali, a Pakistani descended from Afghan royalty, in a lavish ceremony in Pakistan. And although he declined to say why the arranged marriage failed, in a separate interview with The Mail on Sunday he said the events of 10 years ago continued to dominate his life.