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...
Taliban inflict more than 50 Afghan casualties in base attack, U.S. says
Taliban fighters have probably killed and wounded more than 50 Afghans in an ongoing attack on a mosque and dining facility inside an Afghan military base, a U.S. military spokesman said, describing it as a “significant” strike. “We’re talking probably more than 50 casualties,” said Colonel John Thomas, a... Read more
Dream debut for Abbas as Windies limp to 71-4
Mohammad Abbas had a dream debut as Pakistan reduced the West Indies to 71 for four at lunch on the opening day of the first Test of the three-match series at Sabina Park in Jamaica on Friday. Sharing the new ball with Mohammad Amir after their captain, Misbah-ul-Haq, chose... Read more
Atizaz Ahsan’s comments regarding ISI chief are baseless: ISPR
Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor rejected the comments  of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) senior leader, Atizaz Ahsan regarding the head Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) and termed as baseless, misleading and unwarranted. In a tweet, DG ISPR stated that ‘comments by a few’ regarding the country’s premier... Read more
Rouhani among 6 candidates selected for Iran election
President Hassan Rouhani was among six candidates approved Thursday by Iran’s conservative-dominated Guardian Council to run in next month’s election while former leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was barred, state media reported. The other candidates selected were hardliners Ebrahim Raisi and Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, conservative Mostafa Mirsalim, former minister Mostafa Hashemitaba... Read more
Asif Zardari vows to oust “Mian Sahab” like Musharraf
Co-Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party and former president Asif Ali Zardari claimed that he would send ‘Mian Sahab’ home like former President and military ruler Pervez Musharraf. Asif Ali Zardari on Friday addressing party’s in Jhang reiterate to conquer Punjab, which is a stronghold of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N). Addressing a... Read more
Pakistan win toss, elect to bowl against Windies in first Test
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq won the toss and elected  to bowl first against West Indies in the first of the three-match Test series here at the Sabina Park on Friday. West Indies have recalled Powell for the first Test, while newcomers Shimron Hetmyer and Vishaul Singh could make their debuts... Read more
Pakistan govt issues NoC to Raheel Sharif to lead Saudi alliance
Pakistan has issued No Objection Certificate (NoC) to former army chief General Raheel Sharif to head Saudi military alliance. Defence Minister Kh Asif said on Friday said that, the former COAS has requested the government for NoC and g that the government has issued NOC following permission was given after... Read more
Tesla recalling cars to address brake defect
Tesla is recalling 53,000 cars to address a manufacturing defect that could prevent parking brakes from releasing, the company said Thursday. Tesla described the move as a “voluntary” recall taken after determining that Model S and X vehicles manufactured between February and October of last year “may contain a... Read more
Ajax hit back with 10 men to stun Schalke, Lyon win marathon shootout
Ajax Amsterdam, trailing 3-0 and down to 10 men, scored two late goals to overcome Schalke 04 in the Europa League quarter-finals on Thursday while Olympique Lyonnais won a 16-kick penalty shootout against Besiktas. Manchester United needed an extra-time goal from Marcus Rashford to beat Anderlecht 2-1 and go... Read more
PML-N UC chairman shot dead in Mandi Bahauddin
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) local body representative Jamshed Tarar was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Mandi Bahauddin on Thursday. According to police, unknown gunmen opened fired on the vehicle of Jamshed Tarar near Jako village, Mandi Bahauddin and left Tarar dead. Three of Tarar’s bodyguards were also wounded in... Read more