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Sentences with the noun Islamabad

19 examples:

Saudi notables have been arriving in Islamabad.
(The Independent - World News, )

Sabir Massih, the hangman responsible for at least a quarter of the executions in Pakistan, speaks to Shaimaa Khalil in Islamabad.
(BBC News - World News, )

Talks between Pakistan's government and two protest groups are taking place, after protesters occupied a high-security zone in Islamabad.
(BBC News - World News, )

Pakistan promoted its defense industry on Tuesday as its Defense Export Promotion Organization launched an exhibition center in Islamabad.
(UPI - Business News, )

Fourteen prisoners alleged to have been held in secret and without charge by the Pakistani army appear before the Supreme Court in Islamabad.
(BBC News - World News, )

Indian PM Narendra Modi accepts an invitation from his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif to attend a regional summit in Islamabad next year.
(BBC News - World News, )

Pakistan's powerful army chief to mediate in deadlock between PM and two opposition figures leading huge anti-government rallies in Islamabad.
(BBC News - World News, )

The militant commander accused of masterminding the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks should be able to post bail, according to Islamabad's High Court.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The United States and Pakistan have agreed to resume their stalled strategic dialogue, visiting U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said in Islamabad.
(UPI - News, )

Iran's oil minister said Wednesday plans to extend a natural gas pipeline to Pakistan were still on the table despite growing concerns from Islamabad.
(UPI - Business News, )

A group of armed men, including two suicide attackers, stormed a court complex in Islamabad today in a rare terror attack in the heart of the Pakistani capital.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Thousands of Pakistani protesters defy soaring temperatures and rain to maintain their protest against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif outside the parliament in Islamabad.
(BBC News - World News, )

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting with top Pakistani leaders, hoping the U.S. can open a new chapter in Washington's often testy relationship with Islamabad.
(Fox News - World, )

At least 19 people were killed and about 50 injured when a high-intensity explosion ripped through Islamabad's crowded fruit and vegetable market Wednesday, police said.
(Aoun Sahi in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

Afghanistan’s former interior minister and ambassador to Pakistan argues that President Ashraf Ghani should not gamble political capital on a miraculous U-turn from Islamabad.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Mohammad Hayat says the bomb exploded as the general was being moved late Wednesday night from the military hospital in Rawalpindi where he has been staying to his home in Islamabad.
(Fox News - World, )

The suspected Pakistani mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai attacks was freed from a jail near Islamabad on Friday, following a court order that he be set free pending trial, his lawyer says.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

New Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's foreign-policy chief, Sartaj Aziz, told The Wall Street Journal he is going to Afghanistan to improve ties under a new leadership in Islamabad.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

The Pakistani Taliban on Saturday chose a new leader, Khan Said, to succeed Hakimullah Mehsud, who was killed Friday in a U.S. drone strike that is roiling Washington's relations with Islamabad.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Other sentences

83 examples:

Islamabad is the capital of Pakistan.

We were impressed with the size and scope of the Persian Gulf as we traveled to Islamabad, Pakistan.
(Jon Porter)

A blast in a fruit market in the Pakistani capital Islamabad kills many.
(CNN - World News, )

Pakistan officials arrested Mathew Craig Barrett from an Islamabad guest house.
(USA Today - World, )

Abdul Rasheed and Shoaib Ahmed, 9 and 13, of Islamabad, collapse in a vegetative state at night.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

In July 1971, Henry Kissinger got into a small plane in Islamabad and briefly disappeared off the map.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif returns to home in Islamabad amid continued calls for resignation.
(UPI - News, )

Islamabad airport in Pakistan has been voted the worst in the world, knocking Manila off the top of the unenviable list.
(The Independent - Travel, )

A judge in Pakistan issues an arrest warrant for an imam at the Red Mosque in Islamabad, radical cleric Maulana Abdul Aziz.
(BBC News - World News, )

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, shown on March 23 in Islamabad, has returned to Pakistan after having heart surgery in London.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Pakistani officials say gunmen have attacked a court complex in the capital of Islamabad, killing 11 people and wounding 20.
(Fox News - World, )

The daylong meeting in Islamabad, the Pakistani capital, was attended by top Afghan and Pakistani Foreign Ministry officials...
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

In 2011, Washington threatened to disclose Pakistan's role in hiding bin Laden unless Islamabad stanched its anti-U.S. rhetoric.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

Completing a natural gas pipeline from Iran won't be the "silver bullet" expected by the government in Islamabad, analysis finds.
(UPI - Business News, )

A $7.5 billion natural gas pipeline from Iran to Pakistan would help the Islamabad government overcome crippling energy shortages.
(UPI - Business News, )

Tucked away in a corner of a modest neighbourhood in the Pakistani capital is the government-run Islamabad Model School for Girls.
(The Independent - People, )

A powerful earthquake has struck the border area between Afghanistan, Pakistan and India, with tremors felt in Delhi and Islamabad.
(Adam Withnall in The Independent - World News, )

The Pakistani government said it summoned Indian diplomats to Islamabad to relay the government's concern about fighting in Kashmir.
(UPI - Business News, )

An Islamic seminary for women in Pakistan's capital Islamabad has renamed its library after the former al-Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden.
(BBC News - World News, )

Anti-government demonstrators in Pakistan are advancing towards parliament, breaching a designated secure zone in the capital Islamabad.
(BBC News - World News, )

A senior leader of Pakistan's Haqqani militant group, Nasiruddin Haqqani, is shot dead by unidentified gunmen near the capital Islamabad.
(BBC News - World News, )

Anti-government protesters led by Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri set off from Lahore for Pakistan's capital, Islamabad, amid tight security.
(BBC News - World News, )

Gunmen with suicide vests struck a courthouse complex in the heart of Islamabad, killing 11 and wounding at least 18 in shootings and blasts.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

The incident, denied by Pakistan, comes a day before Iran’s foreign minister travels to Islamabad to urge it to stay out of Yemen conflict.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

A powerful bomb blast strikes a market on the outskirts of the Pakistani capital Islamabad, killing at least 18 people, police and medics say.
(BBC News - World News, )

Thousands of security personnel are deployed and roadblocks set up as Pakistan braces itself for an anti-government march targeting Islamabad.
(BBC News - World News, )

The US calls Pakistan-Taliban talks an "internal matter", after Islamabad said the drone killing of a top militant had ruined its peace process.
(BBC News - World News, )

A big anti-government protest led by politician Imran Khan and cleric Tahirul Qadri gathers in Islamabad, in an attempt to force the PM to quit.
(BBC News - World News, )

Afghan President Hamid Karzai is due to meet Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad for key talks on restarting a peace process with the Taliban.
(BBC News - World News, )

British Foreign Secretary William Hague said Wednesday he was in Islamabad to express his government's strategic commitments to Pakistani leaders.
(UPI - Emerging Threats, )

Officials say Pakistan has shut the offices of the international aid group Save the Children in the capital, Islamabad, without giving any reason.
(Fox News - World, )

The State Department doled out six figures for one piece of art made out of balls of thread, to be displayed in an embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Preliminary peace talks between the Pakistani government and the Taliban are due to get under way in Islamabad, despite a recent spate of violence.
(BBC News - World News, )

At least three people died in Pakistan when a moderate earthquake rocked Islamabad, the country's capital city, and northwest areas of the country.
(UPI - News, )

In Islamabad, representatives of the United States, China, Pakistan and Afghanistan met to try to lay the groundwork for talks with the insurgents.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Police in Pakistan say two bombs that exploded a half hour apart in the capital, Islamabad, have killed a security guard and wounded another person.
(Fox News - World, )

Thousands of opposition supporters headed toward a fortified zone in Pakistan’s capital, Islamabad, to press for the prime minister’s resignation.
(The New York Times - World News, )

The treason trial of Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf is due to open in Islamabad, a week after it was delayed over security concerns.
(BBC News - World News, )

A Pakistani government minister said sanctions on Iran's energy are curbing progress on a bilateral gas pipeline but Islamabad was committed nonetheless.
(UPI - Energy Resources, )

Long-thwarted project gets go-ahead as Islamabad anticipates lifting of sanctions on Iran in light of the framework accord on Tehran’s nuclear program.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

The Asian Development Bank stands behind an energy overhaul in Pakistan, though Islamabad needs to do its part to shore up financing, the ADB president said.
(UPI - Business News, )

The international charity Save the Children says that its office in Islamabad, the Pakistani capital, has been closed by national authorities without notice.
(CNN - World News, )

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Seven other children were also injured in the explosion on the outskirts of the city of Gujrat, 120 miles from the capital Islamabad.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Islamabad thanks the leadership in Kabul for putting renewed emphasis behind a multilateral gas pipeline from Turkmenistan, the Pakistani prime minister said.
(UPI - Energy Resources, )

Afghan and Pakistani troops traded weapons fire in a deadly overnight border clash, imperiling a monthslong effort to improve ties between Islamabad and Kabul.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

The death toll is expected to rise in the Islamabad attack, which came while the Taliban, which denied any role in the blast, were in talks with the government.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Islamabad fires back after criticism from U.A.E. of its decision to stay out of the Yemen crisis, which is beginning to recast alliances across the Muslim world.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

The State Department on Saturday issued an "urgent message" warning about a possible terror attack in the Pakistan capital of Islamabad during the holiday season.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Thousands of protesters gathered in Pakistan's capital Islamabad as rally leaders Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri called for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step down.
(BBC News - World News, )

The Pakistani army has stepped in to remove anti-government protesters from state TV headquarters in Islamabad, after they stormed the building, taking it off air.
(BBC News - World News, )

Islamabad, which has been disrupted by vast traffic jams, barricaded streets and teeming political rallies, is slowly beginning to inch back to its usual routines.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Pakistan has summoned the U.S. ambassador to reject allegations in a Pentagon report that Islamabad supports militant proxies in neighboring India and Afghanistan.
(Fox News - World, )

Pakistan lawmakers insist Gulf allies must respect its parliament’s voice after the U.A.E. criticizes Islamabad’s decision to remain neutral in Yemen conflict.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Pakistan’s increasingly beleaguered government dismissed anti-government protesters as an “occupation force” after Islamabad plunged into further chaos today.
(The Independent - World News, )

The 5kg device, hidden inside a guava fruit box in the capital Islamabad, sent body parts flying through the air in the deadliest attack on the city in several years.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Islamabad: A decision by an Islamic seminary for women to name its library after former al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden has caused a controversy in Pakistan's capital.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Opposition politician Imran Khan’s monthslong protest in Islamabad is dwindling and the government is hamstrung, but parliament has benefited from pulling together.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

A Pakistani official says that a strong earthquake struck the region, rattling buildings and forcing sleeping residents in the capital, Islamabad, out of their homes.
(Fox News - World, )

The Pakistani opposition party led by former cricket star Imran Khan released the name of a man it claims is the Central Intelligence Agency's Islamabad station chief.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Pakistan's top diplomat visited Kabul to foster rapprochement, but Afghan officials said they still were skeptical about whether Islamabad would deliver on its promises.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

A Pakistani police official says a bomb exploded near a convoy carrying former President Pervez Musharraf in the capital of Islamabad but the former ruler was not harmed.
(Fox News - World, )

Protest leaders in Islamabad said Wednesday that their supporters would vacate the Parliament area, where they converged last week, after violent clashes with the police.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Tens of thousands of security personnel have been deployed in the Pakistani capital Islamabad ahead of an anti-government march, led by the opposition politician Imran Khan.
(BBC News - World News, )

China's president has cancelled his visit to Pakistan due to ongoing conflict in Islamabad between the government and protesters seeking to oust Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The bomb was planted along Pervez Musharraf's route from the military hospital in Rawalpindi where he has been staying to his home in the capital Islamabad, police have said.
(Daily Mail - News, )

An FBI agent was arrested in Pakistan this week after he attempted to board a domestic flight between Karachi and Islamabad with ammunition and knives, police said Wednesday.
(CNN - World News, )

A modest-size dam on the Jhelum River at a site 35 miles east of the Pakistani capital, Islamabad, will be the first project financed by China’s $40 billion Silk Road Fund.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Hong Kong: China is likely to conclude a sale of eight conventional submarines during President Xi Jinping's visit to Islamabad on April 20, more than doubling Pakistan's fleet.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

In the week's best photos, Pakistani children survey the outskirts of Islamabad, fog enshrouds a cyclist in China, a physicist celebrates an award with a beer in Spain, and more.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf appeared for the first time in an Islamabad court Tuesday to face charges of treason over his role in imposing emergency rule in 2007.
(CNN - World News, )

Weeks after the start of term, many state schools in the capital, Islamabad, are still closed, after being taken over by police drafted in to deal with ongoing political protests.
(BBC News - Education & Family, )

Pakistan's foreign ministry says an Afghan delegation has arrived in Islamabad for talks on last week's border clashes that killed two Afghan border guards and a Pakistani officer.
(Fox News - World, )

President Obama described Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansour’s death as an “important milestone,” but it also illustrated the tangled relationship between Washington and Islamabad.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is due to visit Islamabad this week, as Tehran steps up a diplomatic campaign to woo Pakistan amid a deepening sectarian conflict in the Muslim world.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Owned by Prince Karim Aga Khan IV, Islamabad Serena hotel is nestled amid the lush Margalla Hills and stepping inside is like being transported back to a lost world of Mughal splendour.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

Pakistani supermodel Ayyan Ali has been in jail since March 14 when she was found with half-a-million dollars in her carry on luggage in the VIP departure lounge in an Islamabad airport.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Police in Pakistan's capital Islamabad have fired tear gas on anti-government protesters attempting to storm Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's official residence in a bid to force his resignation.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Qurban Hussain has admitted he lied to the British High Commission in Islamabad about the child’s true parentage after his poverty-stricken Kashmiri parents begged his wife to adopt the boy.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The rise of Mullah Fazlullah as the Pakistani Taliban's leader marks not only a power shift within the militant network, but also threatens to ignite fresh conflict between Islamabad and Kabul.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Thousands of antigovernment demonstrators left Islamabad early Wednesday, ending a 69-day sit-in led by Muslim cleric Tahir ul Qadri and easing pressure on embattled Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

While Islamabad Benazir Bhutto International Airport, in Pakistan, is often cited as the worst in the world, there are a surprising number of complaints form travellers about LAX in Los Angeles.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – Pakistan’s former military ruler Pervez Musharraf missed another court appearance Thursday, the third time he has failed to show up at his closely watched treason trial.
(Aoun Sahi in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

Militants based in Afghanistan attacked Pakistani paramilitary troops in the northwestern Bajaur tribal region, killing three soldiers and prompting Islamabad to issue a "strong protest" to Kabul.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

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