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...
Pak Army establishes helpline to report suspicious terror activity
Pakistan Army has established public helpline to report ‘suspicious’ activities of militants and terrorists on the contact numbers and emails. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement, citizens of Sindh, Punjab and Balochistan can dial 1135 and people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa can call 1125 to report any suspicious... Read more
Bombings, air strikes in Syria rattle Geneva peace talks
A United Nations peace envoy said a militant attack in Syria on Saturday was a deliberate attempt to wreck peace talks in Geneva, while the warring sides traded blame and appeared no closer to actual negotiations. Suicide bombers stormed two Syrian security offices in Homs, killing dozens with gunfire... Read more
Trump to skip correspondents’ dinner as media row heats up
President Donald Trump ratcheted up his feud with the US media, announcing he will skip the annual correspondents’ dinner one day after a row erupted over White House press access. By skipping the April 29 event Trump breaks a tradition in which the US president is the guest of... Read more
‘Moonlight’ tops Spirit Awards a day ahead of Oscars
Coming of age story “Moonlight” triumphed Saturday at the Spirit Awards, adding six trophies to the string of honors it has picked up with the Oscars just one day away. Starring Mahershala Ali and Naomie Harris, Barry Jenkins’s movie tells the life story of a young African American struggling... Read more
PPP denies Marwat joined party following Aseefa, Bakhtwar lambast Marwat
Pakistan People’s Party in a official statement has denied that Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz leader and former minister Irfanullah Marwat has joined the party. In a statement spokesman for the PPP said that no decision has been made on Marwat joining the PPP. Marwat visited Bilawal House and... Read more
Bakhtawar, Aseefa lambast Irfanullah Marwat
Bakhtawar Bhutto Zardari and Aseefa Bhutto Zardari expressed extreme displeasure over Irfanullah Marwat’s recent move to join the Pakistan People’s Party. Bakhtawar and Aseefa in a Twitter messaged expressed their resentment against the Marwat’s move. Bakhtawar in her tweet wrote, “Sick man should be rotting in a jail cell somewhere... Read more