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  • I am negotiating with agencies, claims Maulana Abdul Aziz

    ISLAMABAD: Deposed Lal Masjid cleric Maulana Abdul Aziz has alleged that an officer from the country’s premiere intelligence agency “was conspiring against him”, while other officials were in contact with him in an effort to sort out the differences between the two sides...

    In a written statement and a video message, released via the official Facebook page of Lal Masjid and Jamia Hafsa, Maulana Aziz claimed he was in negotiations with...

  • Maulana Abdul Aziz not allowed to lead Friday prayers

    ISLAMABAD: The capital administration held five rounds of discussions with deposed cleric of Lal Masjid Maulana Abdul Aziz and did not allow him to lead Friday prayers and deliver the weekly sermon in the mosque...

    After the announcement of Maulana’s plan on May 8, Islamabad administration held six rounds of talks with himA large number of male students were also seen at the G-7 seminary and around Lal Masjid...

  • Decision on Maulana Aziz’s bail plea deferred

    ISLAMABAD: The local court of Islamabad on Monday deferred its decision on a bail application filed by Lal Masjid cleric Maulana Abdul Aziz as his counsel informed the court that due to deployment of security personnel outside his residence the cleric could not appear before the court...

    Maulana Aziz moved the pre arrest bail application before the additional district and sessions judge of Islamabad in two separate cases – extending...

  • KP CM Khattak, ex-ISI officer meet Maulana Sami

    PESHAWAR: Darul Uloom Haqqania in Nowshera has become a hub of political activities with the expected revival of Muttahida Majlis-i-Amal, as political figures, including Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak, went there to meet chief of his own faction of the Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam Maulana Samiul Haq...

    According to an official statement issued here on Monday, CM Khattak visited the seminary at Akora Khattak and held a...

  • PM should come to the rescue of Senate, says Maulana Haideri

    LARKANA: Senate Deputy Chairman Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri has urged Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to come to the rescue of the upper house of the parliament by telling federal ministers to regularly attend its session and respond to the questions asked by its members...

    Maulana Haideri was speaking to journalists at a programme held at the Jamia Isha’atul Quran wal Hadees late on Saturday evening...

  • Cornered Maulana Aziz ‘pardons’ Gen Musharraf

    ISLAMABAD: Maulana Abdul Aziz, who has been under increasing pressure in recent weeks, announced on Sunday that he had forgiven former military ruler Gen Pervez Musharraf and the other characters involved in the Lal Masjid operation...

    He was accompanied by family members, including his wife Umme Hassan and Haroon Ghazi, the son of his late brother – Abdul Rasheed Ghazi – who was killed in the 2007 military operation against the...

  • JUI-F suspends Maulana Wasey’s membership

    The party’s provincial leadership has suspended the basic membership of Maulana Abdul Wasey, who is leader of the opposition in the Balochistan Assembly...

    “The basic membership of Maulana Wasey has been suspended for violating party discipline,” JUI-F sources said...

  • Maulana Wasey says he’s still member of JUI-F

    QUETTA: Leader of Opposition in the Balochistan Assembly Maulana Abdul Wasey said on Tuesday the provincial leadership of the Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam (JUI-F) had no authority to expel him from the party...

    “I am a member of this party by birth,” Maulana Wasey said at a press conference held here at the residence of JUI-F lawmaker Sardar Abdul Rehman Khetran...

  • Nisar, Maulana Aziz’s names echo in NA

    ISLAMABAD: Once again, the names of Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan and Maulana Abdul Aziz of Lal Masjid echoed in the National Assembly on Monday...

    Speaking on a point of order, the chief whip of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PIT) in the lower house, Dr Shireen Mazari, sought clarification from the interior minister if there were FIRs registered against the controversial cleric...

  • Scuffle breaks out between Maulana Sherani, Ashrafi during CII meeting

    ISLAMABAD: A meeting of the Council for Islamic Ideology (CII) turned violent when a scuffle broke out between member Maulana Tahir Ashrafi and chairman Maulana Mohammad Khan Sherani, DawnNews reported on Tuesday...

    Sources at the meeting said participants were discussing the status of Ahmadis under the Constitution when Ashrafi, who is also chairman of the Pakistan Ulema Council, and Sherani entered into an argument that later turned...

  • Maulana Soomro, Dr Mirza vow to wage joint fight against corruption

    Speaking at a press conference at Qatar Masjid here on Sunday, Sindh JUI-F general secretary Maulana Rashid Mehmood Soomro and Dr Mirza said that the party and Dr Mirza’s close associates would hold a series of joint meetings in all cities and towns of the province to evolve a strategy to launch a vigorous campaign against corrupt elements, including those sitting in the Sindh government and bureaucracy...

    Maulana Soomro claimed that...

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