Nawaz Sharif


  • Pakistan 2018-10-07 08:32

    Pakistan expels 18 aid groups

    TEHRAN - In a decision that is likely to stir hornet’s nest, Pakistani government has ordered 18 international aid groups to shut down operations and leave the country, according to reports.

  • Imran Khan 2018-07-31 12:16

    Imran Khan to be sworn in as new Pakistan PM before Aug 14

    TEHRAN - Pakistan Tehreek Insaaf (PTI) chief, who led his party to a thumping victory in general elections, is likely to be sworn in as Pakistan’s new Prime Minister before August 14, which is the country’s Independence Day.

  • Aamir Mughal 2018-07-29 11:39

    By: Syed Zafar Mehdi

    ‘Political transition may be smooth but Imran Khan won’t be able to run the country smoothly’

    TEHRAN - Aamir Mughal is a Pakistan-based political commentator and social media activist. He was formerly a senior intelligence officer. In this interview with Tehran Times, he spoke about the general elections in Pakistan and allegations of vote rigging and manipulation.

  • Imran Khan 2018/07/29

    Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Imran Khan has the charisma and leadership traits. But will he deliver?

    As expected, cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek Insaaf (PTI) had the last laugh in the bitterly-contested, violence-marred general election in Pakistan, enjoying success across the country. In results announced on Friday, PTI had won 114 seats, while its closest rival Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) had clinched 63 and Pakistan People’s Party 43 respectively.

  • Pakistan 2018-07-29 11:25

    Political parties in Pakistan claim vote rigging, demand re-elections

    TEHRAN - The general election in Pakistan is generating tremendous heat waves with claims of large scale rigging and manipulation. Most political parties have rejected the results, which gave Pakistan Tehreek Insaaf (PTI) a clear mandate to form the next government, with an alliance partner.

  • Afghanistan election 2018-07-26 11:30

    Millions vote in violence-marred, bitterly-contested election in Pakistan

    TEHRAN -Millions of people flocked polling stations on Wednesday to cast their votes in the violence-marred, bitterly-contested general election, which will see a democratic transition of power, only the second time in the country's chequered political history.

  • Nawaz Sharif 2018-07-17 11:03

    Terrorism charges opened against PML-N leaders in Pakistan

    TEHRAN - Less than a week after Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz were arrested by an accountability court in Islamabad in an anti-graft case, some top leaders of the party have been booked under an anti-terrorism law by Pakistani authorities.

  • Omar R. Quraishi 2018-07-17 10:44

    Syed Zafar Mehdi

    ‘Pakistan has come out of America’s shadow and CPEC project is a good example of that’

    TEHRAN - Omar R. Quraishi is a senior Pakistani journalist and commentator. He has worked with Dawn, Express Tribune, The News, ARY TV, Samaa TV and is currently media consultant to Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Zardari Bhutto

  • Nawaz Sharif 2018/07/15

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Is Sharif’s arrest a blessing in disguise for PML-N ahead of Pakistan elections?

    TEHRAN - A week after being sentenced to 11- year prison term by an accountability court in the Avenfield properties case, the deposed Pakistani premier Nawaz Sharif and daughter Maryam Nawaz were arrested upon their arrival in Lahore on Friday night.

  • Pakistan 2018-07-15 10:28

    After quadrilateral meet on ISIS, group kills 132 people in Pakistan attacks

    TEHRAN - A few days after Pakistan, Iran, China and Russia agreed to join hands to root out ISIS from Afghanistan and the region, the terrorist group carried out the deadliest bombings in Pakistan’s troubled election campaigning, killing at least 132 people, including a political candidate.

  • Pakistan election 2018-07-12 13:07

    Pakistan army to deploy 371,000 troops to ensure free and secure election

    TEHTAN - To ensure free and secure upcoming general election, Pakistan army has said that it will deploy about 371,000 troops across the country, while rejecting reports that it was planning to rig the polls in favor of Pakistan Tehreek Insaaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan.

  • Nawaz Sharif 2018-07-10 09:53

    Deposed Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif to return to Pakistan on July 13

    TEHRAN -The deposed Pakistani Prime Minister, who was handed 10 years rigorous jail term by an accountability court in Pakistan last week in Panama Papers scandal, is expected to return to Pakistan on July 15 to face the charges.

  • Nawaz Sharif 2018-07-08 11:47

    Deposed Pakistan premier’s 10-year jail term evokes mixed response

    TEHRAN - After months of intense speculation, the fate of deposed Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was sealed on Friday by the accountability court in Islamabad.

  •  general election in Pakistan 2018-06-28 13:02

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    July 25 general election in Pakistan to be bitterly contested

    With less than a month to go for general election in Pakistan, campaigning has gained momentum across the country. Political parties are pulling out all the stops to woo voters, especially in their traditional bastions. Some parties are banking on old warhorses while some parties are introducing fresh faces this time.

  • تشییع پیکر شش شهید سرباز عملیات تروریستی میرجاوه 2017-04-28 19:23

    Iran summons Pakistani ambassador over terrorist attack 

    Rouhani writes to Pakistan’s Sharif over dead soldiers

    TEHRAN – Iran’s president followed up with a letter to Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif the killing of nine Iranian soldiers by terrorists in an attack launched from neighboring Pakistan.

  • rouhani 2017-03-03 21:59

    Rouhani meets Turkey’s Erdogan, Pakistan’s Nawaz Sharif

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani met on Wednesday with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on the sidelines of the Economic Cooperation Organization session in Pakistan’s capital Islamabad.

  • Pakistan invites Rouhani to ECO meeting 2017-02-12 09:21

    Pakistan invites Rouhani to ECO meeting

    TEHRAN – Pakistani Premier Nawaz Sharif has invited President Rouhani to attend the 13th meeting of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) due to be held in Pakistan, Tasnim news agency reported.