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Islamist Cleric Abu Qatada Freed from British Jail

Islamist Cleric Abu Qatada Freed from British Jail

Tuesday, February 14, 2012 9:36

Abu Qatada, once described as Osama bin Laden's right-hand man in Europe, was released from a British prison Monday on extremely tight bail conditions. Qatada, who is fighting extradition to Jordan, was released from Long Lartin ...

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Peace Talks with US (Mullah Omar)

Peace Talks with US (Mullah Omar)

Thursday, January 5, 2012 9:45

Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Omar has confirmed opening peace talks with the US authorities, News reported on Thursday. Mullah Omar made two demands - release of Afghan prisoners from Guantanamo Bay detention facility and complete pull ...

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White House Backs Joe Biden Taliban Friendly Statement

White House Backs Joe Biden Taliban Friendly Statement

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 9:54

The White House on Monday defended Vice President Joe Biden for saying that the Taliban isn't an enemy of the United States despite the years spent fighting the militant Islamic group that gave a home to Al Qaeda and its leader Usama bin Laden while he plotted the ...

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US Puts Saleh Al Qarawi on Terror List

US Puts Saleh Al Qarawi on Terror List

Friday, December 16, 2011 11:35

The United States has placed on a terror watch list a Saudi militant said to have been an associate of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the deceased former leader of Iraq's branch of Al-Qaeda. Saleh al-Qarawi was identified by the ...

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Al Qaeda Leader Al Zawahiri Says He Has American Hostage

Al Qaeda Leader Al Zawahiri Says He Has American Hostage

Friday, December 2, 2011 9:40

In a newly released audio message, al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri claims that his organization is holding hostage Warren Weinstein, a 70-year-old American who went missing last August in Pakistan. Zawahiri’s statement is the first official ...

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Dont Kill Civilians Warns Taliban Chief

Dont Kill Civilians Warns Taliban Chief

Saturday, November 5, 2011 9:12

Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Omar urged his fighters to avoid civilian casualties amid a rising toll of insurgent killing in a message released on the Taliban's website Friday. Taliban ...

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Pakistan in the Jaws of Militancy (US Officials)

Pakistan in the Jaws of Militancy (US Officials)

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 9:54

US has said that militant outfits pose a grave threat to Pakistan and both the countries are standing up against this menace shoulder-to-shoulder, News reported. US Officials Spokesperson, ...

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NATO Criticizes Pakistan on Terror Fight

NATO Criticizes Pakistan on Terror Fight

Tuesday, October 11, 2011 9:58

NATO is sharply criticizing Pakistan for failing to rein in terrorist and militant groups on its side of the border with Afghanistan. NATO Top officers of the NATO-led force in ...

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Pak-US Partnership Difficult to Revive (Mike Mullen)

Pak-US Partnership Difficult to Revive (Mike Mullen)

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 13:24

The outgoing chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, Admiral Mike Mullen in an interview told what prompted him to review his perspective on Pakistan, and how his “partnership approach” had “fallen short and would be difficult to revive”....

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Top US officials debate drone strikes in Pakistan

Top US officials debate drone strikes in Pakistan

Saturday, July 30, 2011 9:27

ASPEN: The White House’s top adviser on Afghanistan and Pakistan said Friday that taking out three to five key al Qaeda leaders could amount to a ”knockout punch” against the group. Speaking at the Aspen ...

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