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  • Pakistan still holding bin Laden's wives, children

    05/08/2011 8:58:06 AM PDT · by BulletBobCo · 12 replies
    Journal Gazette ^ | May 8, 2011 | MUNIR AHMED
    ISLAMABAD ó Pakistani authorities still have three of Osama bin Laden's wives and eight of his children in custody, nearly a week after the U.S. raid that killed the Saudi terrorist leader, and no countries have asked for their return, the government said Sunday. Pakistan gained custody of bin Laden's family members after the covert U.S. operation on May 2 that killed the al-Qaida chief and four others at his hide-out in the northwestern city of Abbottabad and further strained relations between the two nations. Their questioning could provide more information on the U.S. military operation and help reveal how...
  • Lloyds TSB forces closure of Interpal's bank account (Muslim Charity)

    11/19/2008 6:23:02 PM PST · by Sammy67 · 1 replies · 383+ views
    CharityFinance ^ | 11/19/08
    Interpal the controversial UK-based Palestinian charity, is facing closure after Lloyds TSB instructed the Islamic Bank of Britain to shut its bank account. Interpal (pictured), which is on a list of banned organisations in the US because of suspected links with terrorists, is also under investigation by the UK Charity Commission for the third time. The first two investigations by the Commission, which concluded in 1996 and 2003, found no evidence of any wrongdoing by the charity. The latest one, which opened in December 2006, is examining fresh concerns about the potential for inappropriate links between the charity and terrorist...