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  • Senegal, Pakistan Ask for Urgent Council Meeting on Humanitarian Mission

    Senegal and Pakistan today asked Secretary-General U Thant to convene an urgent meeting of the Security Council as early as possible to report on progress of his efforts toward sending a humanitarian mission to the Middle East. The meeting was requested in a joint communication to Mr. Thant signed by Mohammed Yunus, acting permanent representative… More ▸

  • Pakistan, Backed by Soviet, Seeks Further Assembly Action on Jerusalem

    A resolution deploring the failure of Israel to comply with a General Assembly resolution on Jerusalem was submitted to the Assembly’s emergency session when it convened today. Pakistan, which had moved the original resolution ordering Israel “to rescind all measures already taken and to desist forthwith from taking any action which would alter the status… More ▸

  • U. N. Truce Team in Jerusalem Forms Nucleus for India-pakistan Duty

    The United Nations announced today that 30 military members of the U.N. Truce Supervision Force in Jerusalem have been named to form the nucleus of a new U.N. agency to supervise the Indian-Pakistanian ceasefire under the latest Security Council resolution. The 30 men left Israel and Jordan today. They will serve under Lt. Gen. Odd… More ▸

  • Jewish Officer in Indian Army Killed in Fighting Against Pakistan

    A Jewish officer in the Indian army, Col. Joseph Ephraim Jhirad, was killed last Friday in action in the undeclared Indian war with Pakistan, the Bombay Jewish Central Board announced today. H. Cynowicz, president of the board, said that Col. Jhirad had been a “faithful son of the Jewish people of India, who served his… More ▸

  • Pakistan President Rejects Role As Mediator Between Arabs and Israel

    President Ayub Khan of Pakistan indicated skepticism here today as to whether his country could act effectively as mediator in the Arab-Israeli disputes. In reply to a question following an address to the National Press Club, where he was asked whether his State, as a Moslem nation outside the Arab League, could not take the… More ▸

  • Pakistan Takes Neutral Stand on Iran’s Recognition of Israel

    President Ayub Khan of Pakistan declared today that no uniform policy regarding recognition of Israel was possible for member countries of the Central Treaty Organization. He told a press conference in Karachi that each member of the CENTO bloc was guided by its own policy with respect to Israel. The Pakistani President denied press reports… More ▸

  • ‘israel Has Come to Stay,’ Says President of Pakistan in London

    Field Marshal Ayub Khan, President of Pakistan, declared here yesterday that “Israel has come to stay.” The affirmation of Israel’s status as a de facto state was made by the leader of the Moslem country at a luncheon tendered him by military correspondents here. Pakistan has always supported the Arab states in their negative views… More ▸

  • Congressional Body Hears Testimony on Pakistani Ban on U.S. Jews

    Director James W. Riddleberger of the United States International Cooperation Administration today told the House Foreign Affairs Committee that he is examining ICA’s Pakistan operations to determine the facts of a new “gentleman’s agreement” barring American Jews from assignment to that Moslem nation. Mr. Riddleberger told the committee he would not knowingly permit religious discrimination… More ▸

  • State Dept. Queried on Barring Jews from U.S. Service in Pakistan

    Secretary of State Christian Herter was asked today to explain a new policy barring American personnel of the Jewish faith from assignment to United States diplomatic and aid missions in Pakistan. The request was made by Representative Leonard Farbstein, New York Democrat, a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. Rep. Farbstein told Secretary… More ▸

  • Senators to Act on U.S. Barring Jews from Its Staff in Pakistan

    Members of the United States Congress today indicated that they intend to take action aimed at securing the annulment of a reported “gentleman’s agreement” developed between Pakistan, on the one side, and the State Department and the U.S. International Cooperation Administration, on the other, barring American personnel of Jewish faith from assignment to the U.S…. More ▸