Top News Stories May 23, 2023 :
- Imran Khan says Pakistan gov’t, army ‘scared I will win election’
- PTI moves SC against trials in military courts, deployment of armed forces
- Imran Khan’s narrative, according to Shehbaz Sharif, is “baseless.”
- PTI’s Shireen Mazari re-arrested shortly after getting out of jail
- Two girls’ schools in N Waziristan are bombed by militants
Among the top news headlines in Pakistan right now, these are just a few. Visit a urduwirsa.com news website or your local news outlet for additional information. Here are some additional details about the top news stories:
Imran Khan says Pakistan gov’t, army ‘scared I will win election’
Former Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the current government and the military are “scared” that he will win the next election. Khan made the remarks during a rally in Lahore on Sunday. He said that the government and the military are trying to “silence” him and his supporters.
PTI appeals to the Supreme Court in opposition to military court trials and the use of force
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has filed a case with the Supreme Court challenging both the military court trials of its leaders and the presence of armed troops in the nation. The National Security Committee’s (NSC) decision to let the military to try civilians in military courts was challenged in a petition that the party submitted on Monday. The PTI argued that the country’s use of military force violates the Constitution and questioned its deployment.
Shehbaz Sharif says Imran Khan’s narrative is ‘baseless’
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has said that Imran Khan’s narrative of a “foreign conspiracy” to topple his government is “baseless”. Sharif made the remarks during a meeting with the National Assembly Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs on Monday. He said that there is no evidence to support Khan’s claims of a foreign conspiracy.
Shireen Mazari of PTI was detained again soon after being released from prison.
Former Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari was re-arrested on Monday, hours after she was released from jail. Mazari was arrested by the Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) on May 20 on charges of land grabbing. She was released on bail on Monday, but was re-arrested by the ACE on the same day.
Two girls’ schools in N Waziristan are bombed by militants
Militants blew up two girls schools in North Waziristan on Monday. The attacks took place in the villages of Mir Ali and Dattakhel. The attacks have been condemned by the government and the military.