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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...

  • Fitness camp will not benefit Pakistan cricket team: Abdul Qadir

    ISLAMABAD: Former leg-spinner Abdul Qadir termed Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) fitness camp to be useless and stated that it will not provide any assistance to the national side in England...

    Commenting on PCB Chairman Shaharyar Khan's remarks about a lack of education in cricketers being the reason behind the team's decline, Qadir said that top cricketers in the history of Pakistan were not educated...

  • Pakistan ready to hold talks with India, says Abdul Basit

    Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit on Monday, in an interview with Indian TV channel Aaj Tak, said that Pakistan is ready for a dialogue with India on the sidelines of the Heart of Asia conference in Amritsar next week, India Today reported...

    "The schedule of Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz is not cast in stone and if there was an offer for talks from the host nation, then it would be accepted by Pakistan," Abdul Basit was...

  • Pakistan not begging for dialogue with India: Abdul Basit

    Pakistan High Commissioner to New Delhi Abdul Basit in an interview with The Hindu on Friday said, "Pakistan is not begging for dialogue...

    "Discussing the increasing hostility between India and Pakistan, Basit, highlighting "the need to break the impasse" between the two countries, said, "Talking to each other is inevitable...

  • Pakistan great Abdul Qadir's son chosen for Australian PM's XI

    The son of legendary leg-spinner Abdul Qadir has been included in an Australia Prime Minister's XI to play a tour match against South Africa in Canberra...

    The 25-year-old Usman Qadir's father took 236 wickets in 67 Tests from 1977 to 1990 and is generally regarded as Pakistan's best-ever leg-spinner...

  • 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...

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