Monday, February 16, 2009

Pakistani Tribes Caught Between Taliban and U.S. Airstrikes

Posted on Friday, February 13, 2009 at 9:12am

Until last month, Habibullah was one of many Pakistani tribesmen who considered the Taliban and their foreign operatives as the prime reason for the woes. He was even planning to join an anti-Taliban jirga, or tribal assembly, to work for peace in the restive Waziristan region. Full Story

Lashkar slams Pakistan's Mumbai attack probe report

Posted on Friday, February 13, 2009 at 10:12am

Slamming Pakistan's probe report into the Mumbai terror attacks, the banned Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT) militant outfit accused Islamabad ofimplicating its leaders in the case "to get a pat on its back from India and the US". Full Story

India wants full story from Pakistan on Mumbai carnage

Posted on Friday, February 13, 2009 at 10:16am

India on Friday urged Pakistan to fully unveil the conspiracy behind the Mumbai attacks and take action against terrorist groups to prevent such strikes in the future. Full Story

Russians capture Somali pirates

Posted on Friday, February 13, 2009 at 10:20am

The Russian navy says one of its warships has captured three pirate vessels off the coast of Somalia. Full Story

Bank robbery at Euro Parliament

Posted on Friday, February 13, 2009 at 10:21am

An apparently armed man robbed a bank inside the European Parliament building in Brussels on Thursday, after evading the institution's security personnel. Full Story

'Rise in attacks' on British Jews

Posted on Friday, February 13, 2009 at 10:23am

The number of attacks on Jews in Britain has risen sharply since Israeli attacks began on Gaza last December, a charity has said. Full Story

Karachi tackles growing Taleban

Posted on Friday, February 13, 2009 at 11:11am

For the members of Karachi's Anti-Violence Crime Cell (AVCC), it was supposed to be a routine raid. The elite anti-terror squad is used to playing a significant role in carrying out the arrests of high-profile terror suspects. Full Story

Senator: U.S. Launches Drone War on Pakistan, From Pakistan

Posted on Friday, February 13, 2009 at 12:27pm

Is the CIA's controversial drone war on Pakistani militants actually being flown out of Pakistan itself?That's the apparent bombshell dropped Thursday by Senator Diane Feinstein, during a Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing. Full Story

Zardari: We Underestimated Taliban Threat

Posted on Friday, February 13, 2009 at 2:53pm

Pakistan's new president, Asif Ali Zardari, says his nuclear-armed government is in a battle to survive against the growing threat of the Taliban, which his country failed to take strong action against earlier. Full Story

Abducted U.N. official in Pakistan appears in videoPosted on Friday, February 13, 2009 at 2:55pmKidnappers of an American working for the U.N. refugee agency in Pakistan on Friday released a video in which he pleaded for the United Nations to help win his release. Full Story

Courtesy Terrorism Research Center, Inc.

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