Lebanon will only survive if Hezbollah disarms: Saudi minister
Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister said on Friday that Lebanon had been “hijacked” by Hezbollah and could only flourish if...
FBR extends tax filing date up to December 15
The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has extended the date of filing of returns and statements for the tax...
Political risk on Wall Street? Buy the dip!
An abrupt stock selloff on Friday — sparked by a report that magnified concerns about President Donald Trump’s potential...
Director FIA Shahid Hayat admitted to hospital in critical condition
Former Additional IG Sindh and Director FIA Sindh Shahid Hayat has been admitted to a hospital in critical condition in Nairobi, Kenya. He was on tour with staff college and fell ill due to collapse of lungs. Generally seen as a straight-forward police official, Hayat has many high-profile cases... Read more
Samsung keeps smartphone lead despite Note 7 debacle
Samsung maintained its lead in the global smartphone market in the third quarter despite a massive recall that has tarnished the South Korean giant’s image. Samsung had a 20 percent market share in the quarter, well ahead of number two vendor Apple, according to reports late Wednesday from IDC... Read more
Pakistan win toss and bat in Sharjah Test
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq won the toss and opted to bat against West Indies in the third and final Test in Sharjah on Sunday. Pakistan leads the three-match series after winning the first two Tests by 56 runs and 133 runs respectively, in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Misbah is leading... Read more
Police recover weapons from PTI leader Amin Gandapur’s car
Islamabad police has  recovered six Kalashnikov rifles, magazines, a bulletproof vest, alcohol and tear gas shells from PTI leader Amin Gandapur’s car outside Bani Gala. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Revenue Minister Amin Gandapur’s car was stopped at a checkpost and searched. The car was impounded, while Gandapur absconded and his driver... Read more
OPEC officials fail to agree on how to curb oil supplies
OPEC officials meeting in Vienna to work out the details of their plan to reduce oil production failed to reach agreement after hours of talks on Friday, amid objections by Iran which has been reluctant to even freeze its output, OPEC sources said. The High Level Committee of experts... Read more
Drone halts traffic at Dubai airport
A drone forced Dubai international airport, one of the world’s busiest, to halt air traffic for an hour and a half Saturday evening, the third such incident in less than five months. Air space around the airport was closed from 7:25 pm to 8:49 pm (1525-1649 GMT) “due to... Read more
Coalition air strikes kill over 30 Yemen rebels, inmates
Saudi-led coalition airstrikes hit a rebel-held security building in Yemen´s west on Saturday, killing at least 30 prisoners and insurgents, military officials said. The two air strikes destroyed the building in Zaidia, north of the western port city of Hodeidah, which houses a prison holding more than 40 inmates, most... Read more
The nation wants the sacrifice of a horse, not a mule: Imran Khan
Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan termed Information Minister Parvaiz Rasheed resignation as a scapegoat and demands much more. Khan talking to reporters outside his Bani Gala residence lambasted at the information minister said, “The nation wants the sacrifice of a horse, not a mule.” On Saturday, Rasheed was asked to... Read more
Nabil Gabol decides to join PTI
Senior politician Nabil Gabol has decided to join Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). Gabol who was elected as a Member of National Assembly (MNA )f rom Pakistan Peoples Party and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has now  tilt towards PTI. According to sources, Nabil Gabol is expected to hold a news conference today to... Read more
Kashmiri leader Yasin Malik released from jail
Indian authorities on Saturday released Kashmiri leader Muhammad Yasin Malik form jail in Siri Nagar days after he was rushed to hospital in critical condition. According to media reports, the Chairman of the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front was released on bail and is due to address a press conference... Read more
Sheikh Rasheed predicted Pervaiz Rasheed being an ‘Escape Goat’
In an ARY News interview recorded before Pervaiz Rasheed’s resignation, one of his biggest critics predicted that the then information minister will be ‘sacrificed’. The man is none other than the October 28 hero,  Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rasheed. “Proofs have been provided to them (PML-N leadership),... Read more
Colonel Shahid dies, Major Jalal wounded after falling into ditch near Rawalpindi
Pakistan army colonel  Shid died and a major  Jala was wounded when they fell into a ditch due to closure of roads near Rawalpindi on Saturday. The unfortunate incident took place at 8pm. “Lt-Col Shahid and Major Jalal (PACES) ASC were coming back from Rawalpindi with a convoy. Routes were blocked... Read more