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Iran’s Khamenei blames Gulf states for military parade attack

DUBAI: Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei accused US-backed Gulf Arab states of carrying out a shooting attack on a military parade that killed 25 people, almost half of them members of the country’s elite Revolutionary Guards. Khamenei ordered security forces to bring to justice those responsible for one of the worst assaults ever against the Revolutionary Guards, the most...

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Dual nationality Case: SC inquires about job status of army officers following retirement

ISLAMABAD: On Wednesday, the Supreme Court of Pakistan observed that a retired officer can not apply for any job for two years after his retirement. The Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar was hearing the dual nationality case today, inquired about ex- Army chief General(R) Raheel Sharif's No -objection Certificate (NOC) pertaining to his deployment in Saudia Arabia leading...

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BAP announces support for PTI in NA, Balochistan

ISLAMABAD: The Balochistan Awami Party on Tuesday has announced to support Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf in centre, Balochistan for the formation of government. According to details, BAP will back the PTI with its four National Assembly seats in the Centre. The party will form an alliance with the PTI in the Balochistan Assembly. A delegation of BAP met with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)...

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ECP orders recount in 15 NA, 11 PA constituencies

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan on Monday has approved recounting of votes in 15 National Assembly and 11 Provincial Assemblies constituencies across the country, Newsone reported.  The requests were approved in constituencies where several candidates had raised objections on the July 25 polls and had appealed to the ECP to order a vote recount. According to details the list...

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India effectively strips four million of citizenship in Assam

GUWAHATI: India on Monday effectively stripped four million people in Assam of citizenship, sparking fears of mass deportations of Muslims from the northeastern state. The draft National Register of Citizens (NRC), published on Monday, includes only those able to prove they were in Assam before 1971, when millions fled Bangladesh’s war of independence into the state. Critics say it is...

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Palestinian Ahed Tamimi freed from jail

Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi left prison on Sunday after an eight-month sentence for slapping two Israeli soldiers, an episode captured on video that made her a symbol of resistance for Palestinians, a prison service spokesman said. Assaf Librati told AFP Tamimi, 17, and her mother, who was also jailed over the incident, were being driven by Israeli authorities from a...

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Israeli police raid al-Aqsa mosque after clashes; two dead in Gaza

JERUSALEM/GAZA - Israeli troopers entered Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa mosque, the third-holiest shrine in Islam, and carried out arrests on Friday in what police described as a pursuit of youths who had lobbed rocks and fireworks during clashes with its forces outside. The rare raid, on a site that is an emblem of Palestinians’ statehood hopes and a frequent catalyst of their...

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RO approves Saad Rafique’s plea against Imran Khan’s victory in Lahore NA-131

LAHORE: The Returning Officer on Friday has approved Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Saad Rafique's plea, which challenged his opponent Imran Khan’s victory in NA-131 Lahore constituency. On Friday, Pakistan Muslim League(Nawaz) leader and ex railway minister challenged Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan’s victory from Lahore’s NA-131. Rafique alleged that massive irregularities occurred during the vote counting process. The PML-N leader filed...

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Nawaz rejects election results, mandate stolen

Rawalpindi: Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday has said that PML-N's mandate has been snatched from the people of Pakistan. "Will always stand for civil democracy," he remarked during a meeting with party leaders at Adiala jail, Rawalpindi. The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz supremo rejected the general elections results, adding that PTI was made victorious from KPK despite being a...

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Jemima congratulates her sons father as next PM

ISLAMABAD: Jemimam Gold Smith, ex- wife of Imran Khan, expected prime minister in waiting---- congratulated the latter for winning elections 2018. In  a tweet she posted on Thursday, Jemima acknowledged efforts put up by his sons father, saying that after such sacrifices, and belief Imran has achieved this result. 22 years later, after humiliations, hurdles and sacrifices, my sons’ father...

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Tension rises as PML-N rejects election 2018 results

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz president (PML-N) Mian Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday has rejected Election 2018 results, Newsone reported.  He further said that PML-N workers were arrested throughout the election campaign, adding that he got several complains from across the country about form 45. He further said that PML-N workers were arrested throughout the election campaign, adding that he got several complains...

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PTI chief Imran Khan casts vote in NA-53 Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan casts his vote in National Assembly-53, Islamabad today. Talking to media the cricketer turned politician request Pakistanis to come out from their homes and cast vote for Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. PTI stalwarts were with Imran Khan, when he came to the polling station near his home Bani Gala. It is pertinent to mention, Imran is...

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North Korea sets about taking down rocket test site: analyst

North Korea has started dismantling some facilities at its main satellite launch station, seen as the testing ground for its intercontinental ballistic missiles, according to expert analysis of recent satellite images. If confirmed, the analysis by respected US-based website 38 North could signal a step forward after last month's landmark summit between Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump,...

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LHC rejects Sheikh Rasheed’s plea against delay of NA-60 poll

RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi bench of the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday has rejected Awami Muslim League (AML) President Sheikh Rasheed's plea challenging the postponement of polling in NA-60, Newsone reported. Awami Muslim League chief Sheikh Rasheed has challenged in the Lahore High Court’s Rawalpindi Bench today against the Election Commission of Pakistan’s (ECP) decision to postpone polling the city’s NA-60...

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Trump cautions President Rouhani of consequences ” few throughout history have ever suffered before”

US President Donald Trump on Sunday warned Iran of consequences "the likes of which few throughout history have ever suffered," if it threatens the United States. "Never, ever threaten the United States again or you will suffer consequences the likes of which few throughout history have ever suffered before," he said on Twitter in a direct message to Iranian President...

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Army requests SC to investigate, take actions over IHC judge’s allegation

RAWALPINDI: On Sunday, the Inter Service Public Relation(ISPR) requested the Supreme Court of Pakistan to initiate actions over the allegations hurled by the honorable Islamabad High Court judge in connection with manipulation of Judiciary by Country's premier agency(ISI). The army media wing also requested the top court to check the veracity of allegations and then take actions accordingly, the statement...

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Three youth martyred by Indian forces in occupied Kashmir

According to Kashmir Media services,  Indian troops in their continuing act of state terrorism martyred three youth on Sunday at Khudwani in Kulgam district. The youth were killed during a cordon and search operation in the district. Meanwhile, the Indian authorities have suspended mobile Internet services in twin districts of Islamabad and Kulgam following the martyrdom of three youths in...

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