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Egypt court overturns life sentence against ex-president Mursi

CAIRO (Web Desk) – Egypt’s Court of Cassation overturned on Tuesday a life sentence against deposed President Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood and ordered a retrial in the case that revolves around accusations of espionage with Palestinian group Hamas. The court last week overturned a death sentence against Morsi in a separate case, meaning

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68,000 Iraqis displaced from Mosul offensive: UN

ARBIL, IRAQ (Monitoring Desk) – More than 68,000 people have fled their homes since Iraqi forces launched a huge offensive against the Islamic State group in and around Mosul last month, the UN said Tuesday. The figure increased significantly over the past week as forces battled deep into the densely populated city, but it falls

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Bilawal terms PML-N, PTI as Nakaam League, Na Insaf League

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has stated that his mother and former prime minister Benazir Bhutto is being criticized by “Nakaam League” and “Na Insaf League.” In his Tweet on Tuesday, PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari termed Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) as Nakaam League

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Imran ineligible to rule Pakistan, says Khursheed

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah on Tuesday said that PTI Chairman Imran Khan does not have what it takes to run a country. He was talking to media in Lahore after meeting the family members of Late PPP leader Jahangir Badar, who passed away this month.

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KSA announces two-year multiple visa for Pakistani businessmen

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) on Tuesday announced to give two-year multiple visa to Pakistani businessman recommended by the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI). This was decided at a meeting between Saudi Ambassador to Pakistan Abdullah Marzouk Al-Zahrani and President of the FPCCI Abdul Rauf Alam.

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Japan lifts tsunami warning after quake

TOKYO (Sarzameen News) – The Japanese government on Tuesday lifted its tsunami warning for the northeast coast of the country after a powerful earthquake shook the region earlier in the day. “The tsunami advisory has been lifted,” the Japan Meteorological Agency said in a statement released at 12:50 pm (0350 GMT) on its website. The

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Nawaz Sharif dragging Pakistan into debt quagmire: Bilawal

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)-Pakistan Peoples Party Chairman on Tuesday warned the people that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was dragging the country into a quagmire of debt. “Within last three years, the PML-N government has burdened the nation with an additional Rs 8 trillion foreign and domestic debt, more than 1/3rd of total national debt of previous

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Qatari Prince ended PM’s political career, claims Sheikh Rasheed

LONDON (Sarzameen News)- President of Awami Muslim League (AML) Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad on Tuesday claimed that the Qatari Prince has ended the political career of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. He was talking to media in London. Qatari prince and former prime minister of the country, Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al-Thani has lately been

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PM, COAS arrive to inaugurate IDEAS 2016 in Karachi

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – The ninth four-day International Defence Exhibition and Seminar-2016 will begin at Expo Centre in Karachi today [Tuesday] with ninety delegates from forty three countries participating in the event. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will inaugurate the exhibition that will feature representation from scores of companies hailing from countries around the globe. The

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Indian Captain Virat Kohli ‘tampered’ with ball in 1st Test against England

NEW DELHI (Sarzameen News) – Footage that has surfaced on Tuesday exposed Indian Test skipper, Virat Kohli’s attempts to tamper with the ball using chewing gum in first Test match against England. It the match that India won with the huge margin of 246 runs. In the first innings of the match, India had scored

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