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Gunmen kill former lawyer for Pakistani doctor who aided CIA

Gunmen kill former lawyer for Pakistani doctor who aided CIA

Mar 17, – A senior police officer Shakir Khan says unidentified assailants shot and killed Samiullah Khan Afridi Tuesday in the northwestern city of Peshawar before fleeing. Police say a former lawyer for the Pakistani doctor who helped the U.S. find Osama bin Laden has been killed by gunmen in the country’s northwest. The lawyer […]

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At least 13 killed in failed U.S. bid to rescue hostages in Yemen

At least 13 killed in failed U.S. bid to rescue hostages in Yemen

Dec 07, – U.S. special forces raided the village of Dafaar in Shabwa province, a militant stronghold in southern Yemen, shortly after midnight on Saturday, killing several members of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP). A woman, a 10-year-old boy and a local al Qaeda leader were among at least 11 people killed alongside […]

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Obama, Pakistani vow cooperation as tensions ease

Obama, Pakistani vow cooperation as tensions ease

Oct 24, – President Barack Obama and Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday pledged cooperation on the security issues that have strained ties between their nations. But the sources of the long-standing tensions did briefly bubble to the surface. Speaking alongside Obama in the Oval Office, Sharif said he raised the issue of American […]

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Bomb kills 2 in Pakistan anti-polio drive

Bomb kills 2 in Pakistan anti-polio drive

Oct 07, –   The attack was the latest incident of violence against the government- and U.N.-backed effort to eradicate polio from Pakistan. The bomb killed a police officer and a member of a volunteer peace committee, said senior superintendent of police operations for Peshawar district, Najeeb ur-Rehman. Police initially reported that six people died […]

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US forces nab al-Qaida leader in Tripoli

US forces nab al-Qaida leader in Tripoli

Oct 06, – The Pentagon identified the al-Qaida leader as Nazih Abdul-Hamed al-Ruqai, known by his alias Anas al-Libi. His capture would represent a significant blow to what remains of the core al-Qaida organization once led by Osama bin Laden. U.S. special forces on Saturday carried out a raid in the Libyan capital to capture […]

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