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  • Militants change strategy for targeting government officials in Pakistan

    01/26/2014 4:56:32 PM PST · by musarratullah
    own | 27 January 2014 | musarrat ullah jan
    Lower Dir, 27 January 2014, Militants have changed their getups and they move to different residential areas after the operation in Fata and Baluchistan. Some of them start using shirts, paint to show him as modern. Some of militants also remove the hair and beard to hide their self in local communities. According to the source, militants left the tribal areas and use Bannu, DI khan and Hangu move other parts of Pakistan, they used unknown and unfamiliar ways of escaping the area. Some of them move also explosive vehicle for targeting government official. The source confirmed that the decision...
  • US withdraws staff from consulate in Lahore, Pakistan,over terror threat

    08/09/2013 4:13:51 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 17 replies
    The State Department has evacuated non-emergency U.S. government personnel from the U.S. Consulate in Lahore, Pakistan, and has warned Americans to defer all non-essential travel to Pakistan due to 'specific threats' to that mission, a U.S. official said. In the travel warning issued Thursday night, the State Department advised Americans to defer all nonessential travel to Pakistan. “The presence of several foreign and indigenous terrorist groups poses a potential danger to U.S. citizens throughout Pakistan,” the statement read. “The Government of Pakistan maintains heightened security measures, particularly in the major cities. Threat reporting indicates terrorist groups continue to seek opportunities...
  • U.S. pulls diplomats from Lahore, Pakistan, amid terror threat

    08/08/2013 9:09:13 PM PDT · by optiguy · 36 replies
    CNN ^ | August 8, 2013 | Elise Labott
    Washington (CNN) -- The State Department has evacuated most of its diplomats from Lahore, Pakistan in response to a terrorist threat against the U.S. consulate, senior State Department and other senior U.S. officials told CNN. "We have picked up what we regard as a threat worthy of taking this action," one senior U.S. official told CNN. The State Department issued an "orderged departure" for all of its diplomats in Lahore Thursday, except for a handful of emergency personnel. The diplomats were moved to Islamabad, the nation's capital, officials said. A travel warning issued by the State Department said the department...
  • Portland terrorism arrest: Emails show connection between Portland city worker and Pakistan bomber..

    03/06/2013 2:54:08 AM PST · by Cindy · 3 replies
    OREGON LIVE.com ^ | March 05, 2013 at 9:05 PM, updated March 05, 2013 at 9:06 PM | By Helen Jung, The Oregonian
    "Portland terrorism arrest: Emails show connection between Portland city worker and Pakistan suicide attacker, feds say" SNIPPET: "At the beginning of 2006, Reaz Qadir Khan received an email from a man he knew, goading him about Khan's past devotion to seek martyrdom for Allah, authorities said."
  • UPI Exclusive: Pearl tracked al Qaida

    09/30/2002 5:18:35 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 33 replies · 3,611+ views
    United Press International ^ | September 30, 2002
    WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl was investigating the man who allegedly planned the Sept. 11 airplane hijackings and attacks on New York and Washington when he was kidnapped and murdered in Pakistan, according to two former Central Intelligence Agency officials. Bob Baer, a former case officer in the agency's Directorate of Operations, said he provided Pearl with unpublished information about Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, who has since been accused by American officials of being one of the masterminds of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and a top aide to Osama bin Laden. Mohammed is...
  • 'Honor Killing' Fugitives: Pakistani Women Who Flee Their Families

    11/08/2011 6:34:18 PM PST · by george76 · 8 replies
    In parts of Pakistan today, women are viewed as property and are believed to personify the honor of their families. If a woman goes against the will of her family, for example, by choosing her own husband, family members may feel that in order to restore their honor, they have to kill the woman--a so-called "honor killing." A few women are able to escape this fate and find refuge at shelters. ... The most recent report from the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan said that in 2009 about 46 percent of all female murders in Pakistan were in the name...
  • Pakistan Arrests Top Al Qaeda Member Al-Jaziri

    03/15/2003 11:07:43 AM PST · by Ol' Sox · 42 replies · 170+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 3/15/2003 | Reuters
    ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani authorities said they had arrested a leading al Qaeda member, Moroccan national Yasir al-Jaziri, in the eastern city of Lahore on Saturday. The arrest comes two weeks after the capture of another senior al Qaeda figure, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, in the northern city of Rawalpindi. Mohammed is suspected of being a leading figure behind the September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States and authorities have said his arrest brought useful leads in their efforts to track down al Qaeda members including the group's leader, Osama bin Laden (news - web sites). "He (al-Jaziri) is less...
  • US official kills two Pakistanis in Lahore (a case of self-defense, detained for weapon poss.)

    01/27/2011 5:36:04 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 16 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 1/27/11 | BBC News
    An American official in the Pakistani city of Lahore has shot and killed a Pakistani motorcycle rider and his pillion passenger, police say. They say that the consular employee fired his pistol in self-defence. US embassy officials confirmed that an American was involved. The men were pursuing the American in his car when the incident happened. A pedestrian was also killed by a speeding car from the US consulate which came to help, police say. Bullet holes They are investigating whether the two men on the motorcycle were robbers. Onlookers surrounding the motor bike of a commuter who was killed...
  • American national kills three in Lahore

    01/27/2011 5:46:56 AM PST · by csvset · 16 replies
    MSN ^ | 27/01/2011 | M Zulqernain
    Lahore, Jan 27 (PTI) An employee of the US consulate in this eastern Pakistani city opened fire and drove his vehicle at a high speed to evade an apparent robbery, killing three persons in a busy commercial area, police said. The firing by the US national - identified by police as Raymond David, a member of the staff at the American consulate - killed two men who were apparently trying to rob him. A third man on a motorcycle was killed when he was hit by David''s vehicle as he attempted to leave the Mozang area of Lahore. David''s car...
  • Christian Man dies of a heart attack following serious threats and harassment...

    03/13/2010 11:53:11 PM PST · by Cindy · 4 replies · 910+ views
    ASSIST NEWS SERVICE ^ | March 13, 2010 | By Xavier Patras William
    Note: The following text is a quote: Saturday, March 13, 2010 Christian Man dies of a heart attack following serious threats and harassment from a group of militant Muslims who broke into his home By Xavier Patras William Special to ASSIST News Service LAHORE, PAKISTAN (ANS) -- Mukhityar Masih, a 37-year-old Christian man, died of a heart attack following serious threats and harassment he suffered from a group of militant Muslims who broke into his home in Youhanabad, Lahore on March 7, 2010. He died after the believer had bought some land from a Muslim landlord and a real estate...
  • AMERICAN NATIONAL DETAINED AT DELHI AIRPORT FOR SUSPECTED TERROR LINKS

    02/10/2010 11:49:03 PM PST · by Cindy · 27 replies · 953+ views
    TIMES OF INDIA ^ | PTI, 11 February 2010, 08:20am IST | n/a
    NEW DELHI: SNIPPET: "The US national, identified as Winston Marshal Carmichael, was detained late last night after CISF personnel found knife in his hand baggage during the security check when he was to leave for Doha in a Qatar Airways flight, official sources said. ( Watch Video ) Reminiscent of the case of terror suspect David Headley, arrested in Chicago in October last for allegedly plotting terror strikes in India, Carmichael is a convert from Christianity to Islam. The New York resident changed his religion some 40 years ago. Carmichael, who was flying to Doha in a Qatar Airways flight,...
  • SIX ARRESTED OVER HOTEL TERROR PLOT [..."targeting Americans..."] (PAKISTAN)

    02/10/2010 4:22:08 AM PST · by Cindy · 15 replies · 460+ views
    "Six arrested over hotel terror plot" (UKPA) – 1 day ago SNIPPET: "Pakistan police have arrested six suspected Taliban militants with a suicide vest and hand grenades allegedly on their way to attack a five-star hotel and kill Americans in the country's cultural capital. The militants arrested on the outskirts of Lahore included a 14-year-old boy and a prayer leader from Pakistan's Khyber tribal area near the Afghan border, said police official Zulfikar Hameed. The prayer leader was wearing a vest packed with explosives. They told police they were targeting Americans at the Pearl Continental hotel, he said."
  • ANSAR AL-MUJAHIDEEN FORUM POSTS A FIELD REPORT FROM SOUTH WAZIRISTAN

    01/15/2010 10:46:25 PM PST · by Cindy · 2 replies · 491+ views
    INTERNET HAGANAH.com ^ | 15 January 2010 | n/a
    SNIPPET: "The premier English-language jihadi forum has members in Karachi, Lahore, and Islamabad..."
  • Brothers to have ears, noses cut off

    12/24/2009 12:33:38 AM PST · by myknowledge · 16 replies · 1,633+ views
    The Daily Telegraph ^ | December 24, 2009
    A COURT has ordered that two brothers should have their noses and ears cut off after they were found guilty of doing the same to a woman who refused to marry one of them. The judge at an anti-terrorism court in the eastern Pakistan city of Lahore handed down the sentences on Monday in line with the Islamic law of Qisas. The law was introduced in Pakistan during the military rule of General Mohammad Zia-ul-Haq in 1979. It stipulates punishment equal to the crime, akin to an eye-for-an-eye, unless the culprit is pardoned by the victim or the victim's family.
  • 'Mastermind' of Mumbai attack preaches at mosque in Lahore

    11/21/2009 3:22:54 PM PST · by george76 · 3 replies · 379+ views
    The Times ^ | November 21, 2009 | Zahid Hussain
    Come Friday prayers in Lahore, it is not hard to find the alleged mastermind of the Mumbai attacks. Hafiz Mohammed Saeed is neither in hiding nor in jail. The founder of Lashkar-e-Taiba is instead delivering a sermon to thousands of devoteees at the Jamia al-Qadsia mosque — one of the biggest in the city. “God has promised to make Muslims a superpower if we follow the right path,” Mr Saeed told his followers, who listened in rapt silence. Outside, policemen with machineguns stood guard and bearded security men frisked all those entering. “Our rulers are the slave of America and...
  • 28 Killed in Attacks on Pakistani Police Stations

    10/15/2009 12:28:59 AM PDT · by The Magical Mischief Tour · 12 replies · 1,396+ views
    FOXNews ^ | FOXNews
    LAHORE, Pakistan — Teams of gunmen launched a deadly near-simultaneous attack on three law enforcement facilities in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore on Thursday, a major escalation in an audacious wave of terror strikes as this U.S.-allied, nuclear-armed country prepares for an offensive in a Taliban and Al Qaeda stronghold. At least seven people died in a gunfight with police at a federal building, 10 others were killed at a police academy, and a police constable was killed in an attack on a commando facility, officials said as the city plunged into chaos. In the Taliban-riddled northwest, meanwhile, a homicide...
  • 25 vehicles fitted with explosives enter major cities

    07/07/2009 7:50:35 PM PDT · by Cindy · 24 replies · 2,915+ views
    DAILY TIMES.com.pk - DAILY TIMES MONITOR ^ | Tuesday, July 07, 2009 | n/a
    Note: The following text is a quote: LAHORE: Twenty-five explosive-laden vehicles have reportedly entered various major cities of the country, as the intelligence services launched search operations across all four provinces, a private TV channel reported on Monday. According to the channel, the vehicles could target sensitive government installments and other important buildings. The channel cited a notification issued by the Interior Ministry stating that suicide bombers along with the vehicles had entered Peshawar, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Quetta and Karachi. The ministry ordered provincial authorities to immediately conduct search operations and impound the vehicles before any terrorist incident took place....
  • Van bombing kills 30 in Pakistan; 250 wounded

    05/27/2009 9:54:38 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 4 replies · 380+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 5/27/09 | Babar Dogar - ap
    LAHORE, Pakistan – Suspected suicide attackers detonated an explosives-filled van Wednesday that destroyed a police building and sheared walls off a nearby office of Pakistan's top intelligence service in the eastern city Lahore. About 30 people were killed and at least 250 wounded. Interior Minister Rehman Malik said the attack — one of the deadliest in Pakistan this year — could be retaliation for the government's military offensive to rout Taliban militants from the northwestern Swat Valley. Recent assaults in Lahore, Pakistan's second-largest city sited near the Indian border, have heightened fears that militancy in nuclear-armed Pakistan is spreading well...
  • Blast in Lahore; Many Casualties

    05/26/2009 10:35:28 PM PDT · by james500 · 41 replies · 3,023+ views
    AP ^ | 5/27/2009
    A powerful bomb exploded in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore on Wednesday, ripping buildings apart and causing many casualties, according to officials and television footage. The mid-morning blast occurred the office of the emergency police service in main business district of Lahore. The nearby office of Pakistan's main intelligence agency was also badly damaged. "There is a large number of casualties," local government official Khoro Pervaiz told Dawn news channel. Sporadic gunfire was heard in the area of the blast, and troops rushed to the scene.
  • Taliban agents of US, India: (Pakistani)clerics

    05/24/2009 3:22:24 PM PDT · by milestogo · 6 replies · 481+ views
    Taliban agents of US, India: clerics LAHORE: The Taliban are agents of the United States and India, and the whole nation supports the military operation currently being carried out against them, clerics said at a convention held in Lahore on Sunday. According to a private TV channel the clerics said those against the military operation in Swat were enemies of Islam as well as Pakistan. daily times monitor
  • Three top al-Qaeda men nabbed in Lahore?

    04/01/2009 11:47:47 AM PDT · by gandalftb · 32 replies · 919+ views
    Jang, The News ^ | Wednesday, April 01, 2009 | Rauf Klasra
    ISLAMABAD: In a major breakthrough, secret agencies captured three high-profile targets of al-Qaeda in Lahore on Tuesday (with) information obtained from the captured Afghan national during the Lahore attack. Officials were highly optimistic that these three high-profile leaders, the network of these terrorists based in Lahore might be broken. The next target of al-Qaeda was said to be the Seraiki region of the southern Punjab. 12 people, mostly Pashto speaking and a couple of Uzbek and Tajik nationals, were arrested. They were said to be behind the attack on the Sri Lankan team on March 3. Sources said the lone...
  • Lahore done, US capital is next: Taliban's Mehsud

    03/31/2009 9:20:37 AM PDT · by MyTwoCopperCoins · 29 replies · 1,190+ views
    The Times of India ^ | 31 March, 2009 | The Times of India
    LAHORE: Pakistan's most wanted militant on Tuesday claimed responsibility for a deadly police academy assault and threatened to attack the US capital in retaliation for a series of air strikes. Pakistani Taliban chief Baitullah Mehsud, for whom the United States has posted a five-million-dollar reward, said there would be more attacks after Monday's raid on the Lahore police training school that left 12 people dead. "We claim responsibility for the attack," Mehsud, blamed for the 2007 assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, said by telephone from an undisclosed location. "This was in retaliation for the ongoing drone attacks in...
  • Five-minute gap fuels conspiracy theory over Lahore terror attack

    03/05/2009 6:31:56 AM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 1 replies · 607+ views
    The Times,UK ^ | March 5, 2009 | Jeremy Page & Anne Barrowclough
    Five-minute gap fuels conspiracy theory over Lahore terror attack Jeremy Page in Lahore and Anne Barrowclough in Sydney An unexplained five-minute delay in the Pakistani cricket team schedule has fuelled speculation that the gunmen who launched a terror attack against the Sri Lankan Test team this week were acting on inside information. After a furious tirade by the English match referee, Chris Broad, yesterday, both an Australian umpire and Sri Lanka's star spin bowler fed the conspiracy theory today, questioning the level of security and the timing of events. "You tell me why supposedly 20 armed commandos were in our...
  • Punjabi Taliban group takes credit for Lahore bombing (Paks blamed India)

    12/27/2008 12:10:04 PM PST · by Straight Vermonter · 5 replies · 793+ views
    Long War Journal ^ | December 26, 2008 | Bill Roggio
    A little-known Taliban commander based in North Waziristan claimed credit for the Dec. 24 bombing in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore. The claim contradicts a report from Pakistani intelligence agencies, which attempted to blame Indian intelligence for the attack. Toofan Wazir, the commander of the North Waziristan-based Ansar Wa Mohajir, or Helpers of the Mohajir, told The News his group conducted the Lahore bombing as well as a rocket attack in Dera Ismail Khan to avenge US strikes in the tribal regions. Toofan claimed the Pakistani government supports the US strikes. "He said revenge would be taken from both...
  • Officials Allow Muslims to Demolish 30 Christian Homes for Stable

    12/20/2008 10:45:51 PM PST · by Cindy · 12 replies · 788+ views
    ASSIST NEWS SERVICE ^ | Friday, December 19, 2008 | Jeremy Reynalds, Correspondent for ASSIST NEWS SERVICE
    WASHINGTON D.C. (ANS) -- A human rights group is reporting that a powerful Muslim village elder and his nephews evicted about 30 impoverished Christian families from their homes in order to make way for a stable for their livestock. In a news release, the Washington-DC based International Christian Concern (ICC) said that while the stable will keep the Muslims' animals warm and dry, these 30 Christian families are now homeless in their village of Kotla Punjubaig in Sheikhupura district near Lahore, Pakistan. In an interview with ICC, a local Christian elder of Kotla Punjubaig, Boota Masih, said, “This land was...
  • Iran: Islamic Unity Charter compiled (shiite and sunni)

    04/15/2008 2:56:07 PM PDT · by LSUfan · 12 replies · 191+ views
    IRNA ^ | 14 April 08 | Unknown
    Secretary General of the World Assembly for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought Ayatollah Mohammad Ali Taskhiri said on Saturday that Islamic unity charter has been compiled. In a meeting with Pakistani prominent Shia and Sunni ulema in Islamabad, he said the charter has outlined the commonalties shared by different Islamic sects. Referring to emphasis made by the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei for promotion of solidarity among the world Muslim nations, he said compilation of the Islamic unity charter is in line with the Supreme Leader's guidelines. He expressed the hope that during his stay in Pakistan, the charter...
  • Airline terror trial: 'Heathrow, Canary Wharf and nuclear plants in bomb plot'

    04/05/2008 12:18:40 AM PDT · by bruinbirdman · 7 replies · 455+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | 4/5/2008 | Sean O'Neill and David Byers
    Attacks on nuclear power stations, oil and gas terminals, Canary Wharf and Heathrow’s control tower were being considered by leaders of the plot to blow up seven transatlantic airliners in mid-flight, a court was told yesterday. Documents found on computer memory sticks at the home of an alleged terrorist ringleader contained a list of targets across Britain – including the gas pipeline between Britain and Belgium. The man, Assad Sarwar, was said to be in contact with terrorist leaders overseas and visited Pakistan a month before his arrest as preparations for the airline attacks were being finalised. Peter Wright, QC,...
  • Blasts Hit Near War College in Pakistan

    03/04/2008 1:30:54 AM PST · by Dog · 19 replies · 285+ views
    AP ^ | 3/4/08
    LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A series of explosions went off Tuesday in the parking lot of the Naval War College in the eastern city of Lahore, police said. A television news channel said two people were killed. Lahore police chief Malik Iqbal told The Associated Press that police are investigating the blasts and do not know yet if they were caused by bombs. Geo television network reported four explosions within minutes of each other on the war college's premises, and said two people were killed and several injured. It said the casualties were taken to hospitals in "several ambulances." The...
  • Security agencies arrest Mullah Obaidullah AGAIN(maybe no catch and release this go around)

    02/24/2008 6:45:57 PM PST · by Dog · 15 replies · 338+ views
    dailytimes.com ^ | February 25, 2008 | By Shahnawaz Khan
    LAHORE: Intelligence agencies have once again arrested the Taliban Majlis-e-Shura’s former defence minister Mullah Obaidullah Akhund along with two other Afghan nationals from Lahore, along with two other Afghan nationals, intelligence sources told Daily Times on Sunday. The sources revealed that Obaidullah had been arrested in 2006 in Quetta and was released after around nine months, after which he fled to in Afghanistan. This time he arrived in Pakistan to generate funds, the sources said, adding that he, along with Pakistani allies, had visited several cities in this regard. The sources revealed that Obaidullah had arrived in Pakistan in the...
  • Imams arrested in America are relatives of LeT founder Saeed ( pro-Osama )

    12/10/2006 7:54:35 AM PST · by george76 · 12 replies · 1,074+ views
    DILIGENT MEDIA CORPORATION ^ | December 08, 2006 | Amir Mir
    The Pakistani authorities have confirmed the American findings that the imams of three mosques arrested on November 15 in Boston happen to be the close relatives of the founder of the deadly Lashkar-e-Toiba, Hafiz Mohammad Saeed, who now heads the Jamaatul Daawa. Pakistani interior ministry sources said that the three Boston-based imams — Hafiz Muhammad Hannan Hafiz Muhammad Masood and Hafiz Mohammad Hamid — are close relatives of Hafiz Muhammad Saeed. The sources said they have informed the American authorities that while Hafiz Muhammad Masood and Hafiz Hamid happen to be the real brother of Saeed, Hafiz Muhammad Hannan is...
  • Muslim girl in tears after being ordered home to Scotland

    11/30/2006 3:35:57 AM PST · by Mrs Ivan · 31 replies · 1,432+ views
    The Times ^ | November 30, 2006 | David Lister and Zahid Hussain
    The schoolgirl at the centre of an international custody battle broke down in tears yesterday after a judge in Pakistan ordered that she be sent back to her mother in Britain. Molly Campbell, 12, who wants to be known as Misbah Iram Rana and to live as a Muslim in Lahore, wept as she was told that she had to go back to live with her mother while her fate was decided by a Scottish court. In traditional Muslim dress and a light blue headscarf, she looked visibly distressed as she was comforted by her sister and brothers outside the...
  • Pakistani Confesses, Then Is Shot Dead(murdered his three young children)

    06/22/2006 7:16:17 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 37 replies · 1,784+ views
    http://www.comcast.net/ ^ | 6 22 06 | ASIF SHAHZAD
    LAHORE, Pakistan - A Pakistan man killed his three young daughters Tuesday before confessing to police, prompting one officer to shoot him dead, an investigator said. Mohammed Ashraf, 38, used a knife to cut the throats of his daughters aged 3, 5 and 9 before dawn in the eastern city of Lahore, said senior police investigator Amir Zulifquar. Ashraf then went to a police station to report his crime, and was charged with murdering his daughters and placed in a cell. "As I left the police station after questioning Mohammed Ashraf, one of my guards opened fire and killed him,"...
  • Muslim Mob Targets Western Businesses in Pakistan

    02/14/2006 12:53:13 PM PST · by Esther Ruth · 13 replies · 419+ views
    www.foxnews.com ^ | Tuesday, February 14, 2006
    Muslim Mob Targets Western Businesses in Pakistan Tuesday, February 14, 2006 LAHORE, Pakistan — Thousands of protesters rampaged through two cities Tuesday, storming into a diplomatic district and torching Western businesses and a provincial assembly in Pakistan's worst violence against the Prophet Muhammad drawings, officials said. At least two people were killed and 11 injured. Security forces fired into the air as they struggled to contain the unrest in the eastern city of Lahore, where protesters burned down four buildings housing a hotel, two banks, a KFC restaurant and the office of a Norwegian cell phone company, Telenor. U.S. and...
  • Pakistan Photo (Caption this)

    06/26/2005 4:05:09 PM PDT · by Random Nonsense · 29 replies · 1,237+ views
    The Australian ^ | June 26, 2005 | AFP
  • Forced conversion to Islam fatal for Christian boy

    05/11/2004 4:51:16 PM PDT · by ambrose · 23 replies · 343+ views
    AsiaNews.it ^ | 5.10.04
    10 May, 2004 PAKISTAN Forced conversion to Islam fatal for Christian boy New incident reveals frightening trend Lahore (AsiaNews/Ucan) – Outrage at the death of a Catholic boy forced to convert to Islam at the hands of torturous abductors has prompted the Pakistan Catholic Bishop’s Commission of Justice and Peace, to take up the legal case. The Christian youth died of injuries inflicted by a teacher and students at an Islamic school. The National Commission for Justice and Peace declared May 4th that the incident reflects a worrying trend of forced conversions. Javed Anjum, an 18-year-old commerce student was seized...
  • Kerry Wants Depp as Vice President

    05/09/2004 10:30:08 AM PDT · by Delta 21 · 20 replies · 496+ views
    PakTribune ^ | Friday May 07, 2004
    WASHINGTON : Presidential hopeful and Massachusetts Senator John Kerry today announced he has offered Johnny Depp first refusal of the coveted VP spot in his Democratic bid for the White House. I first saw Johnny in that scissors movie, Kerry told reporters, and I’ve wanted to run with him ever since. A source close to the Kerry campaign stated that Kerry believes Depp’s charm, charisma and intense global popularity is just the thing needed to sway voter support of post-teen females, twenty-something housewives, every woman in middle-aged America and that ‘certain section of guys’ towards the Democratic ticket in November....
  • Islamists Arrested In Pakistani Clampdown

    11/16/2003 5:27:09 PM PST · by blam · 8 replies · 603+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 11-17-2003 | Amed Rashid
    Islamists arrested in Pakistani clampdown By Ahmed Rashid in Lahore (Filed: 17/11/2003) Pakistani police arrested dozens of Islamist activists yesterday after President Pervaiz Musharraf outlawed three militant religious parties that had reformed under new names following an earlier ban. President Musharraf The banned groups are better known by their original names. Two are Sunni Muslim militant parties, Sipah-e-Sahab and Jaish-e-Mohammed, which have close links to al-Qa'eda. The third is a Shia party, Therik-e-Jafria. "Those who are indulging in extremist acts are harming both Pakistan and Islam," Gen Musharraf was quoted as telling senior officials. In addition, the largest extremist Sunni...
  • GOTTA SEE THIS-WarEndur.Freedom 12/20/02-Lahore,Karachi,Guessabo,Hawara,Kabul,Taji

    12/19/2002 12:30:40 PM PST · by Diogenesis · 37 replies · 1,463+ views
    Yahoo, AP, Reuters, and the usual suspects | 12/20/02 | The Armies of Good against the Axis of Evil
    GOTTA SEE THIS - War for Enduring Freedom 12/20/02 - Aghala Khan, Lahore, Karachi, Cairo, Djibouti, Guessabo, Hawara checkpoint, Kabul, Meck Island, Le Bourget, Taji BREAKING: Lahore - Aghala Khan arrersted BREAKING: Karachi - Asif Ramzi grounded Aghala Khan, Lahore, Karachi, Cairo, Djibouti, Guessabo, Hawara checkpoint, Kabul, Meck Island, Le Bourget, Taji ========= Aghala Khan ========= In Aghala Khan, Afghanistan, villagers watch a film about the 911 Atrocities caused by the Taliban and al Qaeda. ========= Kabul ========= In Kabul, family outing. In Kabul, Afghan women are free, FREED BY THE USA, and here enjoy laughter and tea. ========= Lahore...
  • Pakistan woman councillor beaten and paraded naked

    12/16/2002 4:29:31 AM PST · by Ranger · 7 replies · 662+ views
    Reuters ^ | Dec 15,2002
    LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistan's leading rights group said on Sunday it was shocked at the public humiliation of a woman councillor beaten and paraded naked through a village on the orders of a powerful landlord.  The News on Sunday newspaper said the incident happened on December 7 in a village near Sialkot, an industrial town north of Lahore.   It said in an ordeal that lasted several hours, the woman, the widowed mother of seven, was beaten, stripped and paraded naked through the village by the landlord and his sons after she refused to back his candidate in a...
  • GOTTA SEE THIS-War Endur.Freedom 11/21/02-Kabul,Baghdad,Al Basrah,Larnaca,Lahore,Quetta

    11/20/2002 2:10:43 PM PST · by Diogenesis · 49 replies · 957+ views
    AP, Reuters, Yahoo, DOD, and the Usual Suspects | 11/21/02 | The Armies of Good Against the Axis of Evil
    GOTTA SEE THIS - War for Enduring Freedom 11/21/02 - Kabul, Baghdad, Al Basrah, Larnaca, Lahore, Quetta BREAKING: Kabul, FREED BY THE USA, Afghan girls are free to laugh BREAKING: Kabul, at the World Children's Day festival. BREAKING: US Forces Take Fire in 3 Afghanistan Incidents BREAKING: Baghdad, Iraq - Iraqis handle equipment of weapons inspectors BREAKING: Al Basrah - 3 offensive facilities taken BREAKING: Larnaca, Cyprus - Blix may ignore Palaces BREAKING: Lahore, Pakistan, Usama's PMD released BREAKING: Quetta, Pakistan - Murderer Kasi hailed BREAKING: Strasbourg - Scott Ritter as Saddam's PR agent ========= Bagram ========= In Bagram,at the...
  • GOTTA SEE THIS -War Endur.Freedom 10/26/02- Bagram, Bamiyan, Gholghola, Hamburg, Dahuk, Aziz

    10/25/2002 5:27:00 PM PDT · by Diogenesis · 24 replies · 592+ views
    Yahoo, AP, Reuters, + many brave photographers | 10/26/02 | The Armies of Good against the Islamic terror Axis of Evil after the 911 Atrocities
    GOTTA SEE THIS - War for Enduring Freedom 10/26/02 - Bagram, Bamiyan, Gholghola, Hamburg, Dahuk, Aziz taken BREAKING: Dr. Germ taken, Lahore, Pakistan, Dr Amir Aziz, Bagram, live-fire exercise, Apache Hellfire, heroes return from a sortie, Harrier jets, Bamiyan, Afghanistan, Gholghola School, Kabul cricket game, 772nd MP Company, Massachusetts Army National Guard, Kandahar, 82nd Airborne, Gaza,Akram al-Zatma, Hamburg, Germany, Terrorist Mounir el Motassadeq at trial, Arad, Israel, at the funerals caused by Palestinian terrorists, Khan Younis, terrorists practice, Dahuk, Turkey =========== Bagram =========== In Bagram, live-fire exercise with Apache Hellfire missile. In Bagram, heroes return from a sortie. In Bagram,...
  • See the Movie "Earth" set in 1947 Lahore, where Hindu, Sikh, Parsee, and Muslim share a peaceful

    06/01/2002 12:04:23 PM PDT · by freeforall · 12 replies · 541+ views
    Deepa Mehta directed this Indian-Canadian romantic drama, the second part of a trilogy. Based on Bapsi Sidhwa's autobiography, Cracking India, the story is set in 1947 in Lahore, where Hindu, Sikh, Parsee, and Muslim share a peaceful co-existence. Events are seen from the point of view of eight-year-old Lenny (Maia Sethna), a girl from an affluent Parsee family. Lenny's nanny, Shantya (Nandita Das), is involved with the Muslim Masseur (Rahul Khanna). When a train of Muslims arrives at the local depot and all the passengers are found murdered, the various sects turn against each other, and the city is soon...