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  • Documentary on Lal Masjid issue premiered in London

    LONDON: The Lal Mas­jid’s Maulana Abdul Aziz Ghazi has been heavily featured in a documentary that has premiered in London...

    Filmed over a five-year period in which Aziz and his students gave extended interviews, Among the Be­­lievers portrays the periods before, during and after the siege of the Lal Masjid in 2007...

  • Lal Masjid cleric asks SC to ‘impose’ Sharia

    ISLAMABAD: Maulana Abdul Aziz, former khateeb of the Lal Masjid, has made no secret of his vision regarding the complete enforcement of Sharia in the country...

    “Otherwise, Allah Almighty will initiate a suo motu,” Maulana Aziz had cautioned the court when he appeared before it during the hearing of petitions moved against the alleged extra-judicial killings of innocent people in the wake of the Lal Masjid operation in 2007...

  • Lal Masjid cleric widens legal battle from enforcing Sharia to awarding blood money

    ISLAMABAD: Firebrand Maulana Abdul Aziz on Tuesday widened his legal battle for the enforcement of Sharia in the country by asking the Supreme Court to ensure that the families of those killed in the July 2007 military operation in Lal Masjid are paid blood money...

    ”His regret is that the contempt of court petition is still pending adjudication, so is a suo motu case of 2007 regarding the Lal Masjid episode and the legal heirs of the...

  • Key suspect in Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine attack arrested

    A key suspect involved in the bloody suicide attack targeting the shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in Sehwan earlier this year was arrested at an unspecified date in a joint operation conducted by the Rangers and Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) in Manghopir, it was announced today...

    The planning of the blast was carried out by Ghulam Mustafa Mazari alias Doctor — a close relative of Lal Masjid clerics — who was killed in an earlier...

  • Cleric’s relatives prevented from holding presser at Lal Masjid

    ISLAMABAD: The capital administration on Thursday stopped relatives of deposed Lal Masjid cleric Maulana Abdul Aziz from holding a press conference on the grounds that mosques should not be politicised...

    The statement blamed state agencies for enforced disappearances of people affiliated with Lal Mashid and Jamia Hafsa, and Mr Aziz’ relatives...

  • Shahbaz Green outplay Jeya Lal 4-1

    KARACHI: Shahbaz Green FC thumped Jeya Lal FC 4-1 in the All Karachi Muslim Khatri Association Golden Jubilee Football Tournamenthere on Friday at the Noorani Eid Gah Ground...

    For Jeya Lal FC, Mohammad Muslim scored the lone goal (39th minute)...

  • Nain Sukh’s Madhu Lal Husain (Lahore Di Wail) launched

    LAHORE: Punjabi novel Madhu Lal Husain (Lahore Di Wail)written by Nain Sukh was launched at the Punjab Institute of Language, Art and Culture (Pilac) on Saturday...

    Professor Zubair Ahmed said the 464-page novel was more about Lahore and less about Sufi saint Madhu Lal Husain in contrast to its title...

  • Sabeen targeted for campaign against Lal Masjid cleric

    KARACHI: Police investigators said on Thursday that the four terrorists arrested for killing 45 members of the Shia Ismaili community in a bus attack near Safoora Goth last week told them that they had targeted human rights activist Sabeen Mahmud because of her campaign against Lal Masjid cleric Maulana Abdul Aziz...

    Know more: Citizens arrive at Lal Masjid to ‘reclaim their mosque’About Saad Aziz, another held suspect, the CTD...

  • Jhulay Lal's cradle of tolerance

    One of my colleagues asked me some time ago:‘Can you believe that Hindus and Muslims can pray at the same place simultaneously?’‘Well, of course not, at least not in Pakistan,’ I swiftly retorted...

    ’It was the curiosity to confirm this statement that led me to the shrine of Jhulay Lal...

  • Fire at Lal Sohanra Park

    BAHAWALPUR: A fire erupted on Sunday noon in a part of the Lal Sohanra national park, reducing to ashes a large number of bushes...

    “I am still awaiting complete reports [on fire] from my staff members, including Lal Sohanra Park district forest officer...

  • Lal Masjid's Shuhada Foundation barred from organising political, religious activities

    The federal capital's administration on Friday imposed a ban on all political and religious activities by Lal Masjid's Shuhada Foundation, declaring it an "unregistered entity"...

    Deputy Commissioner (DC) Islamabad had received an application for a no-objection certificate (NOC) from the Shuhada Foundation for a ceremony to be held in remembrance of the 'martyrs' of the military crackdown on Lal Masjid and Jamia Hafsa on July 7... ...

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