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...
Season 7 of Game of Thrones begins
Game of Thrones returned for its season seven premiere Sunday, ending a longer-than-usual wait for fans. HBO had delayed production, meaning four more months of anticipation ahead of the season debut — already one of the biggest annual television events across the world. But viewers were not disappointed, taking... Read more
Court approves SECP chairman’s pre-arrest bail
A lower court in Islamabad has approved pre-arrest hail of Security and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) Chairman Zafar Hijazi. The lowe court granted five-day bail against two surety bonds worth Rs250,000 each. On July 13, Zafar Hijazi was granted a transit bail by the IHC bench, headed by... Read more
AT&T to run wireless, media as separate units
AT&T Inc will run its wireless and DirecTV satellite television businesses separately from Time Warner Inc’s media assets following its $85.4 billion (65 billion pounds) acquisition of the entertainment group, a source told Reuters on Friday. Buying Time Warner gives AT&T control of cable TV channels HBO and CNN,... Read more
Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau dead at 89
Martin Landau, a star of the 1960s television series “Mission: Impossible” who made a late-career comeback with an Academy Award-winning performance in the 1994 film “Ed Wood,” died on Saturday at age 89, his publicist said on Sunday. Landau died at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles from unexpected... Read more