Pervez Musharraf: News

05 Feb 2023

Benazir Bhutto

Pervez Musharraf: Pakistan's military ruler and president to proclaimed absconder

Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf—who had been living in self-exile in the UAE since 2016—passed away on Sunday after a prolonged battle with amyloidosis.

05 Feb 2023

Pakistan News

Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf passes away aged 79

Former Pakistani President General Pervez Musharraf (Retd) passed away following a prolonged illness at a United Arab Emirates (UAE) hospital on Sunday, Dawn reported. He was 79.

10 Jun 2022

Benazir Bhutto

Pervez Musharraf critical in UAE, organs failed beyond recovery: Family

Pakistan's former military ruler General (Retired) Pervez Musharraf is critically ill at a hospital in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and his recovery seems impossible, said his family.

19 Mar 2022

Sanjay Dutt

Sanjay Dutt meets ex-Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf; photo goes viral

A viral photo of Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt's meeting with former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has taken the internet by storm.

After bizarre 'hang Musharraf's body' ruling, Pakistan wants judge sacked

The Pakistan government on Thursday said that it will seek to remove the "mentally unfit" judge who sentenced Pervez Musharraf, the country's former President, to death.

17 Dec 2019

Pakistan News

Pakistani court sentences former President Pervez Musharraf to death

Pervez Musharraf, the former President of Pakistan, was on Tuesday handed over a death sentence in a high-treason case.

12 Aug 2019


Karachi: Mika performs at wedding of Musharraf's relative, invites criticism

Amid strained India-Pakistan ties, a performance by Bollywood singer Mika Singh at a wedding in Karachi has sparked a controversy.

20 Nov 2018

Pakistan News

Islamabad HC seeks Musharraf's travel itinerary, asks him to return

It would be "good" for Pervez Musharraf if he returns to Pakistan to face the high treason trial, the Islamabad High Court has observed as it directed his lawyer to submit the former military dictator's travel itinerary at the next hearing.

11 Oct 2018

Pakistan News

Return to Pakistan, there're good doctors here: CJ to Musharraf

"There are good doctors in Pakistan," Pakistan Supreme Court Chief Justice Saqib Nisar told Pervez Musharraf today as he directed the Dubai-based former dictator to appear before the apex court to record his statement in the treason case against him.

03 Oct 2018

Pakistan News

Musharraf may be forced to return in disgraceful manner: Pak-SC

Irked by former-dictator Pervez Musharraf's failure to come back to Pakistan and face ongoing cases against him, Pakistan's Chief Justice Saqib Nisar yesterday warned that if the "courageous commando" doesn't appear soon, he may be forced to return in a disgraceful manner.

01 Oct 2018

Pakistan News

Musharraf cannot return to Pakistan due to unspecified illness: Party

Pakistan's former dictator General Pervez Musharraf is "growing weaker rapidly" due to an unspecified illness and cannot return to face the treason case now, said Muhammad Amjad, ex-Chairman of All Pakistan Muslim League (APML), a political party floated by Musharraf in 2010.

19 Aug 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan: Prime Minister Imran Khan announces a 21-member Cabinet

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has announced his Cabinet comprising 21 members, the majority of whom previously held key posts in the regime of former military dictator General (retd) Pervez Musharraf.

22 Jun 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Congress leader says Kashmiris would prefer independence, sparks row

Congress leader Saifuddin Soz's book has sparked a controversy of sorts in which he backed former Pakistani dictator Pervez Musharraf's views that Kashmiris would prefer independence, if given a chance.

21 Jun 2018

Pakistan News

SC's arrest order made me reconsider return to Pakistan: Musharraf

Pakistan's former military-ruler Pervez Musharraf today said that he was ready to return to Pakistan but the Supreme Court order for his arrest forced him to change his mind.

18 Jun 2018

Pakistan News

Imran Khan's 'feminism degrades motherhood' comment receives much-deserved backlash

Pakistani cricketer turned politician Imran Khan sparked a controversy when he said the western notion of 'feminism' degraded the role of mothers.

09 Jun 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan SC allows Musharraf to contest July 25 General Elections

Pakistan's former dictator Pervez Musharraf is likely to contest in the upcoming elections scheduled to be held on July 25 after the country's Supreme Court gave him a conditional permission, his party said.

08 Jun 2018

Pakistan News

Musharraf's national ID, passport blocked by Pakistan: Reports

Pakistani authorities have suspended the national identity card and passport of former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf on orders of a special court hearing a treason case against him, a media report said.

01 Jun 2018

Pakistan News

Former Pakistan chief justice Nasirul Mulk caretaker PM until elections

Former chief justice Nasirul Mulk today took oath as Pakistan's seventh caretaker prime minister until general elections on July 25.

31 May 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan: Musharraf's NIC, passport blocked; barred from travelling abroad

The Pakistan Government directed the National Data Base and Registration Authority (NADRA) and Immigration and Passport Directorate to block the national identity card (NIC) and passport of former dictator General (retd) Pervez Musharraf.

16 May 2018


Karachi mayor indicted in 2007 massacre case by Pakistan court

Karachi Mayor Waseem Akhtar, the leader of Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM), was today indicted by a Pakistani Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in the May 12, 2007, Karachi massacre case.

27 Mar 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan refuses to give security to former President Pervez Musharraf

The Pakistan government has rejected former dictator General (retd.) Pervez Musharraf's request for security.

09 Mar 2018

Pakistan News

Treason case: Pakistan's special-court orders Musharraf's arrest, confiscation of properties

A special Pakistani tribunal has ordered the government to arrest former military ruler Pervez Musharraf and confiscate his properties as it heard the high treason case against the "proclaimed offender" for imposing emergency rule in the country in 2007.

25 Dec 2017

Pakistan News

Hafiz Saeed in politics: 26/11 mastermind now opens party office

Taking his political plans a step further, UN-designated terrorist Hafiz Saeed has brazenly opened an office of the Milli Muslim League (MML), JuD's political outfit, in Lahore.

06 Dec 2017

Pakistan News

Musharraf open to political alliance with Hafiz Saeed, JuD

Pakistan's former President Pervez Musharraf said he's open to forging a political alliance with 26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed's Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD).

04 Dec 2017


Baloch leader asks US to declare Musharraf a global terrorist

Naela Quadri Baloch, the leader of the World Baloch Women Forum, has urged US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to declare former Pakistani dictator Pervez Musharraf a global terrorist.

29 Nov 2017

Pakistan News

Pervez Musharraf says he's the "biggest supporter" of Lashkar-e-Taiba

Pakistan's former president Pervez Musharraf has admitted to being the "biggest supporter" of the terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and its founder Hafiz Saeed.

31 Aug 2017

Pakistan News

Benazir Bhutto assassination case: 2 cops jailed, Musharraf declared absconder

Two senior policemen have received 17-year prison sentences for negligence over the assassination of ex-Pakistani PM Benazir Bhutto in 2007.

28 Feb 2017

Pakistan News

Pervez Musharraf turns TV analyst

Former President of Pakistan, Pervez Musharraf, is back in the public eye and has chosen to relaunch his career as a television analyst.

28 Sep 2016

Pakistan News

Pakistan Army Chief's tenure comes to a close

Raheel Sharif, Pakistan's Army-Chief's tenure will end in November 2016; his successor will be appointed by Pakistan's PM Nawaz Sharif.