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Iran’s President Rouhani meets Pakistan Military Chief in Tehran
6 Nov 2017 21:12

Iran’s President Rouhani meets Pakistan Military Chief in Tehran

Islam Times - Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has met Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff Qamar Javed Bajwa in Tehran on Monday where they exchanged views on bilateral, regional and international issues.

 
Pakistan’s Ruling Party Reelects Disqualified Premier as Leader
4 Oct 2017 16:38

Pakistan’s Ruling Party Reelects Disqualified Premier as Leader

Islam Times - Pakistan's ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was reelected on Tuesday as leader of the country's ruling party, a day after Pakistan Muslims League (Nawaz group) used its parliamentary majority to amend a law to allow him to retake the job.

 
US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis (R) and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph Dunford wait for the beginning of a hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington, DC, October 3, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
4 Oct 2017 09:04

US commander claims Pakistan's ISI agency linked to 'terrorist groups'

Islam Times - A top US military official has accused Pakistan's main spy agency of having "connections" with groups involved in acts of terror across the region.

 
Indian paramilitary troopers stand guard near the site of a gunfight between militants and Indian government forces on the outskirts of Srinagar on September 14, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
2 Oct 2017 09:08

Three Kashmiri civilians dead as Indian, Pakistani troops exchange fire

Islam Times - Indian and Pakistani forces have engaged in another cross-border fighting, reportedly leaving three civilians dead on opposite sides of the disputed border dividing the Himalayan Kashmir region.

 
Ex-PM Sharif attends anti-corruption court in Islamabad
26 Sep 2017 10:14

Ex-PM Sharif attends anti-corruption court in Islamabad

Islam Times - The ousted Pakistani premier, Nawaz Sharif, has appeared before an anti-corruption court to respond to graft charges against him.

 
Pakistani Finance Minister Ishaq Dar
21 Sep 2017 07:09

Pakistani Court Issues Arrest Warrant against Finance Minister

Islam Times - A Pakistani court ordered on Wednesday the arrest of the country's Finance Minister Ishaq Dar after he did not appear in court to answer a corruption case.

 
Iranian President Shakes hand with Pakistani Foreign Minister
18 Sep 2017 09:53

What’s behind Pakistani FM Visit to Iran, Turkey?

Islam Times - The Pakistani Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif visited Iran and Turkey in past few days to discuss ways to settle the Afghan crisis, less than a month after Islamabad-Washington tensions escalated over the new US strategy in Afghanistan.

 
Workers of the PML-N political party guide voters and share voting lists outside a polling station in Lahore, Pakistan, September 17, 2017. (Photo by Reuters)
18 Sep 2017 06:27

Kulsoom Sharif wins key vacant parliament seat in Lahore

Islam Times - Kulsoom Sharif, the wife of ex-Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif, has won a key parliamentary seat, which was left vacant after the ouster of her husband by the Supreme Court amid a corruption scandal in July.

 
In this photograph, which was taken on May 4, 2013, the daughter of Pakistan’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, Maryam (R), and her mother, Kulsoom (L), wave to supporters during an election campaign rally in Lahore, Pakistan. (By AFP)
17 Sep 2017 12:42

Pakistanis voting in Lahore for Sharif’s parliament seat

Islam Times - Pakistanis have started going to polls in a by-election seen as a test of support for the family of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif ahead of the 2018 general elections.

 
Khawajah Asif
10 Sep 2017 04:37

Pakistan Pursues Peace, Stability in Afghanistan: FM

Islam Times - Pakistan’s foreign minister Khawajah Asif said Islamabad wants securing in neighboring Afghanistan, reacting to Afghan President Ghani’s remarks regarding Kabul’s readiness to hold peace talks with Pakistan.

 
Pakistan’s Parliament
31 Aug 2017 08:21

Pakistani Parliament Slams Trump’s Threatening Remarks

Islam Times - Pakistan's Parliament passed a resolution on Wednesday condemning US President Donald Trump's claims that Islamabad was prolonging the war in Afghanistan, denouncing them as "hostile" and "threatening".

 
The supporters of the Defense of Pakistan Council, a coalition of around 40 religious and political parties, carry banners during a protest against US President Donald Trump, in Karachi, on August 25, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
28 Aug 2017 07:04

Pakistan ‘postpones’ visit by senior US official

Islam Times - Pakistan has had a visit by a senior US official to the country postponed amid high anti-American sentiment in the country following controversial remarks made by US President Donald Trump.

 
Shia protesters march on the US consulate in Karachi, Pakistan, August 27, 2017. (Photos by AFP)
28 Aug 2017 06:53

Pakistani police use tear gas to break up anti-US rally in Karachi

Islam Times - Pakistani police have fired tear gas canisters and used batons to disperse anti-US protesters in the southern port city of Karachi.

 
Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif
24 Aug 2017 04:20

US Accusation against Pakistan ’Scapegoat’ for Failures in Afghan: Foreign Minister

Islam Times - Pakistan denounced US President Donald Trump's accusations over Islamabad support for terrorist groups, saying Washington tries to use it as a scapegoat for of American military failure n Afghanistan.

 
Pakistan
23 Aug 2017 06:17

Pakistan disappointed by Trump’s accusations of supporting terrorism

Islam Times - Pakistan has voiced its “disappointment” over remarks made by US President Donald Trump, while denying accusations of its support for terrorist groups.

 
Ousted Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif gestures as he addresses supporters at a rally after reaching his home city of Lahore on August 12, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
16 Aug 2017 12:51

Former Pakistan PM Sharif seeks review of court ruling

Islam Times - Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has hit back against his ouster by the Supreme Court over corruption allegations, demanding a review of his case.

 
Pakistan celebrates 70 years of independence
15 Aug 2017 07:10

Pakistan celebrates 70 years of independence

Islam Times - Pakistan has celebrated the 70th anniversary of independence from British rule with festivities and fireworks all across the country, at a time of political upheaval following the ouster of Nawaz Sharif as prime minister over corruption allegations.

 
Burning vehicles after bomb blast in Quetta, Pakistan, on Sunday.
15 Aug 2017 06:57

15 Killed in Pakistan’s Baluchistan as Suicide Bomber Targets Military Patrol

Islam Times - At least 15 were killed in Pakistan's Quetta city when a bomb exploded near a crowded market on Saturday

 
Pakistani security officials inspect the site of a powerful explosion that targeted a police vehicle in Quetta on June 23, 2017. (AFP photo)
13 Aug 2017 03:54

Major blast kills 15 in capital of Pakistan’s Balochistan province

Islam Times - At least 15 people have been killed in a major explosion in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta, the capital of Balochistan province.

 
A policeman stands guard at the scene after a blast in Lahore, Pakistan February 13, 2017.
8 Aug 2017 03:47

Over 30 Wounded in Pakistan Attack, School Destroyed

Islam Times - A bomb blast on Monday wounded at least 30 people in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore and destroyed a small school building.