A top court in Pakistan is set to deliver a verdict that could disqualify Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over corruption allegations and trigger turmoil across the country.
The secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, Ali Shamkhani, says the military power of Iran and Pakistan has so far deterred many foreign plots and mischief.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif who is on a one-day visit to Pakistan met Pakistani Prime Minister Mohammad Nawaz Sharif.
The Pakistani Taliban Friday claimed responsibility for downing a military helicopter, killing six people including the Norwegian and Philippine envoys, and said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was their target.
China signed a deal with Pakistan to construct a pipeline to take Iran’s gas at border and take it across the country to the southern port of Gwadar.
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif called on Tuesday for Iran to get involved in a debate on security in Yemen as parliament resumed discussions on whether Islamabad should join a Saudi-led campaign against Yemeni forces.
Developments in Pakistan are getting complicated day by day and it seems that there is no early end to the ongoing political crisis in the country.
Taliban insurgents armed with mortars and grenades have launched a major attack on a jail in northwest Pakistan, escaping with 230 prisoners including hardline militants after a gunbattle with security forces, officials say.