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  • Jamaat-i-Islami plans protests in '50 areas' across Karachi

    Jamaat-i-Islaami (JI) has called for protests at 50 locations across Karachi today, a day after yesterday's riots paralysed major arteries in the city...

    The call for mass protests comes after yesterday's events which saw a a protest erupt into a standoff between the police and JI workers when the Karachi chapter Emir Hafiz Naeemur Rehman was arrested by the police...

  • 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-i-Islami leader asks Bangladesh court to commute death sentence

    DHAKA: The lawyer representing the head of Bangladesh's Jamaat-i-Islami party appealed on Wednesday to the country's Supreme Court to commute his death penalty for war crimes to life in prison...

    Attorney General Mahbubey Alam told a news briefing that, for the first time, a Jamaat member had confessed to committing war crimes during the 1971 conflict, but Hossain denied Nizami had made any such admission...

  • Bangladesh upholds death sentence for Jamaat-i-Islami 'Emir'

    DHAKA: Bangladesh's highest court on Wednesday upheld the death sentence for the 'Emir' of the Jamaat-i-Islami party for crimes during the country's 1971 independence struggle, paving the way for his execution within months...

    Sinha dismissed an appeal by Jamaat 'Emir' Motiur Rahman Nizami, who was sentenced to be hanged for murder, rape and orchestrating the killing of top intellectuals as the head of a ruthless militia during the...

  • Poll nominations create rifts in Jamaat-i-Islami's Lower Dir leaders

    TIMERGARA: Serious rifts have emerged among the local leaders of Jamaat-i-Islami after the nomination of the party’s candidates for two national and five provincial assembly seats in the Lower Dir district...

    A strong group comprising members of the JI district executive council and having support of thousands of workers publicly announced the formation of ‘Jamaat Islami Bachao Tehreek’ (save the JI movement)...

  • Jamaat undecided about no-trust vote against Senate chairman

    ISLAMABAD: The Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) though believes that Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani has lost the confidence of a majority in the Senate, is still undecided about its strategy during next week’s voting on the no-trust resolutions against him and his deputy Saleem Mandviwala...

    The party neither attended the multi-party conference (MPC) of the opposition parties that had been convened by Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam (JUI-F) chief Maulana...

  • Jamaat undecided about no-trust vote against Senate chairman

    ISLAMABAD: The Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) though believes that Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani has lost the confidence of a majority in the Senate, is still undecided about its strategy during next week’s voting on the no-trust resolutions against him and his deputy Saleem Mandviwala...

    The party neither attended the multi-party conference (MPC) of the opposition parties that had been convened by Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam (JUI-F) chief Maulana...

  • Afghanistan signs draft pact with Hekmatyar's Hizb-i-Islami

    KABUL: Afghanistan signed a draft agreement on Wednesday with the Hizb-i-Islami group in a move the government hopes could lead to a full peace accord with one of the most notorious warlords in the insurgency...

    Hizb-i-Islami leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar is a veteran of decades of Afghan war and rights groups have accused his group of widespread abuses, particularly during civil war in the early 1990s, when he briefly served as prime...

  • Afghan govt set to finalise peace deal with Hekmatyar's Hezb-i-Islami

    Ataul Rahman Saleem, deputy head of Kabul's High Peace Council, told The Associated Press that the deal with the armed wing of Hezb-i-Islami could be completed on Sunday, after two years of negotiations...

    A senior representative of Hezb-i-Islami, Amin Karim, also said he expected President Ashraf Ghani to approve the final version of the agreement on Sunday...

  • Sindh govt granting land to Dawat-i-Islami for varsity

    KARACHI: The Sindh government has principally ‘accepted’ the request from Dawat-i-Islami, which calls itself a peaceful movement for preaching the Quran and Sunnah, to grant it 150 acres of land in Karachi to establish a university of international standards, said an official on Wednesday...

    The decision came four months after Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari visited the centre of the organisation in...

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