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  • Jamat Ahle Hadees Balochistan ameer kidnapped from Quetta

    Maulana Abu Turab, the Balochistan ameer of Markazi Jamat Ahle Hadees, his son and his guard were kidnapped by unidentified assailants from Quetta's airport road on Friday...

    In a public statement issued by Jamiat Ahle Hadis after the incident, the religious association strongly condemned the kidnapping and demanded the immediate recovery of its leader...

  • Wal-Mart has $76bn in overseas tax havens

    WASHINGTON: Wal-Mart Stores Inc owns more than $76 billion of assets through a web of units in offshore tax havens around the world, though you wouldn’t know it from reading the giant retailer’s annual report...

    A new study has found Wal-Mart has at least 78 offshore subsidiaries and branches, more than 30 created since 2009 and none mentioned in US securities filings...

  • Pakistan 'deeply saddened' over Dhaka's execution of Jamaat leader Mir Quasem Ali

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is "deeply saddened" over Bangladesh's execution of wealthy tycoon and top Jamaat-e-Islami financier Mir Quasem Ali for "alleged crimes committed before December 1971 through a flawed judicial process", Foreign Office (FO) Spokesman Nafees Zakaria said on Sunday...

    The key Jamaat-e-Islami leader was convicted in November 2014 of a series of crimes committed during the 1971 independence conflict, including the...

  • Tableeghi Jamaat in hot water in Pakistan too for Covid-19 spread

    LAHORE: After taking the heat in Malaysia and India for accelerating the spread of the coronavirus, the Tableeghi Jamaat is in the limelight in Pakistan also for organising its annual mass assembly at Raiwind Markaz in March despite strong opposition by the Punjab government...

    According to a report by the Punjab Special Branch, approximately 70,000 to 80,000 members of the Jamaat had attended the religious congregation at the Raiwind...

  • Bangladesh tightens security after hanging of Jamaat leader

    DHAKA: Bangladesh tightened security nationwide on Sunday after a senior Jamaat-i-Islami leader was hanged for war crimes during the 1971 independence conflict, a move that triggered anger among his opposition supporters but celebrations elsewhere...

    Police said extra officers were deployed in the capital and other major cities hours after Mohammad Kamar­uzzaman, the third most senior leader of the Jamaat-i-Islami party, was executed...

  • 27 Tableeghi Jamaat men laid to rest

    KOHAT: Twenty-seven people belonging to the Tableeghi Jamaat who died in a road accident near Chakwal late on Wednesday night were laid to rest in Mandoori village here on Thursday amid moving scenes...

    He said that 91 people of Tableeghi Jamaat left the village on Wednesday night for the congregation...

  • Jamaat threatens long march on Islamabad after Eid

    PESHAWAR: The Jamaat-i-Islami on Tuesday warned that if the federal government didn’t abolish the Frontier Crimes Regulation and announce the merger of Fata with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa before Eidul Azha, it would begin a long march on Islamabad...

    The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf had organised a sit-in at the same place on August 11 to pressure the federal government to implement the recommendations of the Sartaj Aziz-led committee on reforms...

  • Bangladesh arrests top leaders of Jamaat-e-Islami

    Nine people were arrested after a raid on a house in Dhaka's northern neighbourhood of Uttara, including the top leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, Maqbul Ahmed, deputy leader Shafiqur Rahman and former member of parliament Golam Parwar...

    He did not say what the Jamaat leaders were arrested for, but that “most of them were fugitive”...

  • Jamaat reminds SC of pending plea about offshore companies

    ISLAMABAD: With the final decision in the Panama Papers case already in the field, the Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) has reminded the Supreme Court of the pending petition that it had instituted against all those who had stashed fortunes in offshore companies...

    Moved by JI emir Sirajul Haq, the petition was filed in August last year — even before the one moved by the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf...

  • Jamaat charge

    THE Jamaat-i-Islami has accused the PTI of rigging the recently-held local bodies elections in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, according to news the item ‘CM House behind rigging: JI’ (June 2)...

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