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Axact CEO Shoaib Shaikh’s no show displeases SHC

News Analysis | The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Wednesday expressed displeasure over the absence of Axact chief executive officer Shoaib Shaikh from the court in a...

Will Abid Boxer spill the beans on Shehbaz’s alleged involvement in...

News Analysis | Punjab’s infamous encounter-specialist, Abid Boxer claimed that Chief Minister (CM) Shehbaz Sharif ordered him many times to indulge in extra-judicial police encounters...

PSL 3 starts tomorrow, will feature three home games

AFP | The Pakistan Super League launches its third edition in Dubai on Thursday, adding a sixth team, more international stars and with hopes...

Offshore wealth of Pakistani citizens

News Analysis | The United Arab Emirates (UAE) authorities have confirmed the details of 53 individuals who have invested in real estate along with copies...

Iran military official: West used lizards for nuclear spying

AFP | The former chief-of-staff of Iran's armed forces said Tuesday that Western spies had used lizards which could "attract atomic waves" to spy on...

Atif Aslam’s new song gets 1.7 million views in one day...

News Desk | Atif Aslam's latest soundtrack, a rendition of ‘Jab Koi Baat Bigar Jaye' has more than 1.7 million views within a day of...

7,000 used cars stuck at Karachi port as dealers and government...

News Analysis | Importers of used cars (that were handicapped by the governments’ refusal to give access to used cars at the port) are claiming that the...

Saudi Arabia persuades Lindsay Lohan to star in its first all-women...

News Desk | Lindsay Lohan recently made an interesting announcement that soon she would be shooting for an all-women movie in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and...

Dubai’s state-owned DP World looks to take over companies to push...

James M Dorsey | The $6.85 billion acquisition in 2006 of Peninsular & Oriental (P&O) Steam Navigation Company, a storied British shipping and logistics company,...

Mahira Khan and Saba Qamar win at Masala Awards in Dubai

News Analysis | Pakistani actresses Mahira Khan and Saba Qamar were lauded for their efforts at Masala Awards held in Dubai, UAE by Masala Magazine. The...

PSL 3 to start in February with Karachi hosting the final

News Analysis | The third edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2018 will start on February 22nd, 2018. The first match of the PSL...

Macron travels to Saudi Arabia as controversy over Harriri heats up

Reuters | French President Emmanuel Macron held hastily scheduled talks in Riyadh on Thursday with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman amid rising tensions between Saudi Arabia...

Dubai’s flying drone taxi service is lifting off

Dubai was serious when it said it wants to be first in the world to offer a flying taxi service. It staged a maiden test flight for one...

How will Sharif save his political career after NAB indictment?

News Analysis | Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was indicted by an accountability court on Friday in relation to a graft reference pertaining to the...

The Gulf crisis: Fighting it out down and dirty

James M. Dorsey | In the three-month old Gulf crisis, nothing is too expensive or too down and dirty when it comes to buying influence,...

Gulf crisis is merely a family squabble: ‘James Dorsey’

James M. Dorsey | A three-month old crisis in the Gulf that has pitted Qatar against an alliance led by the UAE and Saudi Arabia...

Chabahar: A new transit route

Dr. Zafar Jaspal | India, Iran, and Afghanistan have been laboring to establish a new transit route. The new transit route would link Afghanistan and...

Aamir Liaquat Aik Pehchan: now open in Dubai!!!

News analysis | Dr. Aamir Liaquat Hussain is one of Pakistan's most famous, controversial, loved, hated, and so on, television personality. The Doctor is so much...

Another twist: Faryal Makhdoom reveals her pregnancy weeks after bitter split...

News analysis | Nothing can be more dramatic than the twist and turns that are happening in the lives of this couple; boxer Amir Khan...

Foreign Iqama holders in the cabinet; scandals continue to plague PML-N

After Panamagate, The ruling party PML-N has been bombarded with yet another scandal as one more member of the federal cabinet, Ahsan Iqbal, who...

The real owner of Avenfield Apartments: Hussain Nawaz or Maryam Safdar?

Panama Papers were released on 20th of April 2016 by International Consortium of Investigative Journalist (ICIJ). Now, the Panama Case has reached its culmination...

The Al Capone formula?

Ikram Sehgal | This week the Panama case entered its last, and possibly decisive round. On May 16, 2016, the PM had unequivocally stated in...

Is Panama gate a foreign conspiracy to derail Pakistan? Part I

Asif Haroon | After splitting Pakistan into two in 1971 under an international conspiracy, Pakistan was once again marked as a target by Indo-US-Afghan-UK-Israeli nexus...

Escalation of Gulf crisis: were negotiated solutions an illusion?

James M. Dorsey | The Gulf crisis that pits Saudi Arabia and the UAE against Qatar is set to escalate with Doha certain to ignore...

Prime Minister Imran Khan?

Syed Haider Raza Mehdi | This is a six part article which traces the phenomenal rise of PTI, the disillusionment that set in, internal party...

Turkish troops march for Qatar’s support: Escalation in the Gulf crisis?

James M. Dorsey | Turkey’s Parliament is this week fast tracking the dispatch of up to 3,000 troops to Qatar, home to the country’s military...

Dubai police authorities joins hand with Punjab Information Technology Board to...

Dubai Metropolitan Police had expressed its interest in the Punjab Information Technology Board’s crime mapping and integrated criminal records office systems, this year in...

Saudi needs Vision 2030 NOW: If it intends to survive in...

Saad Masood | Recently it was announced that Saudi Arabia generated a fiscal deficit of about $ 85 billion in the year 2016, which was...

Dubai Airport Chief asserts: US laptop & tablet ban will not...

After US had announced to ban electronic devices larger than cellphones, from flights coming from 10 international airports in eight Muslim countries, it was...

Corruption: From Panama leaks to PSL?

Pakistan Cricket Board vows that an investigation is underway against the cricketers allegedly involved in match fixing and if found guilty they may face...

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