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January 11, 2019 12:00 AM Al-Azizia sentence: IHC to hear Nawaz’s appeal on 21st

fix the earliest date possible for hearing Nawaz’ petition. Accountability Court Judge Arshad Malik had sentenced Nawaz to seven years in jail along with imposition of a fine of $25 million in Al-Azizia reference on Dec 24, 2018. However, he acquitted him in the Flagship Investment reference. Nawaz Sharif has challenged the Accountability Court-II decision 3

January 10, 2019 7:40 AM IHC to hear Nawaz Sharif's appeal on January 21

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has fixed for hearing on January 21 former prime minister Nawaz Sharif petition seeking bail and suspension of his sentence in the Al-Azizia reference, according to Geo News on Thursday. The Accountability Cour had sentenced Nawaz Sharif to seven years in jail along with a fine of $25 million in Al-Azizia reference 5

January 8, 2019 2:20 PM Nawaz Sharif files supplementary plea in Al Azizia reference

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday submitted a supplementary appeal in Al Azizia reference before Islamabad High Court seeking early hearing of the case. The petition was submitted to the high court by Nawaz Sharif’s counsel Khwaja Haris. The petition maintained that former premier’s fundamental rights are being violated, hence 4

January 6, 2019 12:00 AM Al-Azizia verdict: IHC to hear Nawaz’s appeal on January 7

ISLAMABAD: A division bench of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) will hear former prime minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif’s appeal against the Al-Azizia verdict on January 7. A division bench, comprising Justice Athar Minallah and Justice Aamir Farooq, will hear Nawaz’s plea. After removing objections raised by the IHC registrar, Nawaz’s defence counsel submitted

January 5, 2019 10:15 AM Nawaz's plea seeking suspension of sentence fixed for hearing

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's plea seeking suspension of sentence awarded to him in Al-Azizia reference has been fixed for hearing in the Islamabad High Court (IHC), Geo News reported on Saturday. According to the TV channel, a division bench of the high court has been formed to conduct the hearing on Sharif's plea. The bench comprising 7

January 4, 2019 2:03 AM Maryam, former ministers meet Nawaz in jail

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Maryam Nawaz, her husband retired Capt Mohammad Safdar and some other party leaders met former prime minister Nawaz Sharif at the Kot Lakhpat jail here on Thursday. When Mr Sharif’s daughter arrived at the jail, the PML-N workers and supporters showered her car with rose petals and chanted slogans in favour 1

December 30, 2018 2:06 AM Nawaz to challenge conviction in IHC next week

LAHORE: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is set to challenge his conviction in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills case in the Islamabad High Court in the coming week, says his legal counsel. “We are finalising the draft of the appeal against the verdict and it is likely to be filed early next week,” Khawaja Haris, lead counsel for the Sharif family, told Dawn on Saturday 1

December 26, 2018 12:00 AM Iran releases British-Iranian academic

LONDON: A British-Iranian scientist detained in Tehran in April for his alleged role in an "infiltration network" has returned to London, the Foreign Office said on Tuesday. "We can confirm that a British-Iranian dual national who was detained in Tehran has returned to the UK," the Foreign Office said in a statement, when asked about Abbas Edalat. Edalat 3

December 24, 2018 12:37 PM Those defending Nawaz Sharif should be ashamed of themselves, says Fawad Chaudhry

Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry, while addressing a press conference on Monday evening, said the “real face of Nawaz Sharif has been unmasked today", referring to the judgement by an accountability court earlier in the day against the ousted premier in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills corruption reference. The court handed a seven-year jail sentence to Nawaz 11

December 23, 2018 12:00 AM Canadian judge refuses to ease former Gitmo detainee’s bail

OTTAWA: A Canadian judge on Saturday denied former Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr’s request to ease his bail conditions while he appeals US war crimes convictions. Justice June Ross said the current restrictions on his travel and communications with an older sister who has spoken openly in support of al-Qaeda are reasonable, according to Canadian media 6