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Senior Al Qaeda commander killed in Yemen


September 11th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The second-in-command of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has been killed by government troops in Yemen, SABA news agency reported citing military officials.Saudi ... Read more...

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Navy Seals’ book gives a different version of Osama bin Laden’s death


September 4th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A former navy seal who wrote a book on how Osama Bin Laden was captured is now in trouble with the US government officials. The navy ... Read more...

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Come out with truth on Osama raid: Pakistani daily


August 31st, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's killing by US commandos is an event of such enormity that it deserves transparency but that is "prevented by ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda suspect breaches Olympic area ban five times


July 8th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) A 24-year-old Somali-origin man, a "potential suicide bomber" and suspected member of the Al Qaeda, defied a court order to travel near the Olympic Park ... Read more...

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French Al Qaeda leader held in Pakistan


June 20th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) Naamen Maziche, a French national and a senior member of terror outfit Al Qaeda, has been arrested near Pakistan's border with Iran, Xinhua reported Wednesday.Pakistani military ... Read more...

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Haqqani indeed wrote secret memo to US: Probe panel (Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 12 (IANS) A secret memo that Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari feared a coup after Osama's killing was "real" and was written by Husain Haqqani, said a ... Read more...

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Haqqani to challenge probe panel report


June 12th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 12 (IANS) Minutes after a probe panel said that Husain Haqqani had written a memo that President Asif Ali Zardari feared a coup, Pakistan's former envoy to the ... Read more...

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Haqqani did write memo to US, says probe panel


June 12th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 12 (IANS) A secret memo that Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari feared a coup after Osama's killing was "real" and was written by former envoy to the ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda No. 2 leader is dead: White House (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 6 (IANS) In another "serious blow" to Al Qaeda, a US drone strike in Pakistan killed its No. 2 leader Abu Yahya al-Libi, who helped steer the terrorist ... Read more...

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Osama killing: US awaiting clarification on Pakistani doctor


June 5th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) The US State Department says it is still awaiting a clarification from Pakistan on Shakeel Afridi, the doctor held by Islamabad for helping the ... Read more...

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Now transport fees threaten to upend US-Pakistan ties (Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 21 (IANS) After all the assertions of their deep existential and strategic interests in Afghanistan, the United States and Pakistan are squabbling over how much to charge ... Read more...

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Pakistan disputes Clinton on Al Qaeda chief


May 7th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 7 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Monday asked the US for information on Al Qaeda chief Ayman al Zawahiri's presence in Pakistan, after Secretary of State ... Read more...

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Osama dumped 320 km off Indian coast


May 4th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) A US treasure hunter claims to have found the exact spot where Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden's body was dumped -- about 320 km off ... Read more...

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Osama ordered suicide squads against Obama, Nato commander


May 4th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) Osama bin Laden ordered suicide squads to be created in Pakistan and Afghanistan to track down US President Barack Obama and then NATO commander Gen. ... Read more...

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Obama makes unannounced visit to Afghanistan


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:18 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 2 (IANS) US President Barack Obama arrived in Kabul late Tuesday on an unannounced visit to meet his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai, reported local media citing Afghan ... Read more...

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Pakistan deports Osama family to Saudi Arabia


April 27th, 2012 - 6:16 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) Pakistan early Friday deported slain Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's three widows and 11 other family members to Saudi Arabia.They had been in custody ... Read more...

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Osama’s family jailed for illegal stay in Pakistan


April 2nd, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 2 (IANS) Slain Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's three widows and two daughters were Monday sentenced to 45 days in jail for illegally living in Pakistan.Senior Civil ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s Memo Commission gets six-week extension


March 29th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 29 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Thursday extended the term of the Memo Commission by six weeks, Geo News reported.The apex-court-appointed Memo Commission is probing Pakistan-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz's ... Read more...

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Memo case: SC to hear Haqqani’s plea Thursday


March 28th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 28 (IANS) A 10-member Pakistani Supreme Court bench would Thursday hear a petition by former ambassador to the US Husain Haqqani seeking a video link facility from London ... Read more...

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Haqqani seeks video testimony in Memo case


March 25th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 25 (IANS) Citing security reasons, Pakistan's former envoy to the US Husain Haqqani has sought the Supreme Court's permission for recording his testimony to the Memo commission via ... Read more...

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Osama wanted to kill Obama to create chaos: Washington Post (Second Lead)


March 17th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 17 (IANS) The slain Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden pushed his organization to develop plans to kill US President Barack Obama, according to media reports citing ... Read more...

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Osama sought to kill Obama: Report (Lead)


March 17th, 2012 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 17 (IANS/EFE) Osama bin Laden was focused on a plan to assassinate President Barack Obama, the Washington Post said Friday, citing documents seized by the US military ... Read more...

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‘Jealous wife betrayed Osama’


March 11th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 11 (IANS) Late Al Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden was betrayed by one of his wives, who revealed the location of his hideaway in Pakistan because she ... Read more...

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Mexican drug lord will meet Osama’s fate: US


February 28th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US will make every effort to ensure that Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman will face the fate of Al Qaeda leader ... Read more...

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Memogate: Ijaz submits details of communications with Haqqani


February 24th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Pakistani American businessman Mansoor Ijaz Friday handed over to the Memo Commission four pages of his Blackberry bill detailing his communications with then Pakistani envoy to ... Read more...

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Three cops, 3 rebels killed in Peshawar suicide attack (Second Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Three policemen were killed and six others injured Friday when three heavily armed suicide attackers went on a shooting spree and hurled grenades at a police ... Read more...

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Zardari instucted Haqqani on memo: Ijaz


February 23rd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 23 (IANS) Pakistani American businessman Mansoor Ijaz said Thursday that Husain Haqqani, Islamabad's former envoy to the US, had "directives" from Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari on delivering ... Read more...

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Key accused in 13/7 Mumbai blasts trained under Osama: ATS (Lead, superseding earlier story)


February 7th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) A key accused in the Mumbai July 13, 2011, serial blasts had met Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden in Pakistan in 2001 and trained under ... Read more...

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Key accused in 13/7 Mumbai blasts trained under Osama: ATS


February 7th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) A key accused in the Mumbai July 13, 2011, serial blasts had met Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden in Pakistan in 2001 and trained under ... Read more...

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Obama confirms Pakistan drone strikes


January 31st, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) Unmanned drones regularly strike suspected militants in Pakistan's tribal areas, US President Barack Obama confirmed during a video "hangout" on Google's social network Google+ that ... Read more...

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Discussion on early election after budget: Pakistani PM


January 30th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 30 (IANS) The Pakistani government may discuss with the opposition the issue of early general elections after the budget is presented in May, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza ... Read more...

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Two anti-Al Qaeda women gunned down in Iraq


January 28th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Jan 28 (IANS) The wife and daughter of an anti-Al Qaeda leader in Iraq were Saturday gunned down inside their house, Xinhua reported.Gunmen stormed the house of Sheikh Dhiyab ... Read more...

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Someone in Pakistan knew about bin Laden’s hideout: Panetta


January 28th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has said he still believes someone in authority in Pakistan knew where Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was hiding before the ... Read more...

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Everyone wants democracy in Pakistan: Gilani


January 27th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 27 (IANS) All stakeholders in the country favour democracy in Pakistan and "no one has a desire to violate the constitution", Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has ... Read more...

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Pakistani Taliban leader possibly killed in U.S. drone strike


January 16th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- The top leader of the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), which is better known as the Pakistani Taliban, is believed to have been killed in a U.S. drone strike ... Read more...

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