Articles Tagged with pakistan

Former Pakistani Intelligence Official Brigadier Usman Khalid Told CIA About Osama Bin Laden’s Abbottabad Hideout: Report

Bin Laden

Following the claim by the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Seymour Hersh that a Pakistani intelligence official informed the CIA about the Abbottabad hideout of al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, Pakistani sources have allegedly identified the Pakistani official as Brigadier Usman Khalid. According to a Pakistani journalist Amir Mir, well-informed sources within the intelligence community in Rawalpindi… Read more »

Warren Weinstein, American Al-Qaida Hostage, Killed During U.S. Operation — Obama Offers His Grief And Condolences

obama offers condolences to family of dead hostages

Warren Weinstein, an Al-Qaida hostage, was killed during a U.S. counterterrorism operation in January, and now President Obama is offering his “grief and condolences” to his family. “I take full responsibility for a U.S. government counterterrorism operation that killed two innocent hostages held by al-Qaida,” Obama said from the White House briefing room, according to… Read more »

Pakistan Gets Serious About Polio: Parents Who Refused Vaccination Arrested

Parents in Pakistan who refuse vaccinations are being arrested.

As the debate about vaccination in America rolls on, Pakistan cracks down — hundreds of parents who refuse vaccination against Polio for their children have been arrested. The parents are being charged with endangering public security and will be released once they agree to have their children receive the vaccination. Only yesterday, the Inquisitr reported… Read more »

ISIS Commander Confesses Islamic State Receives Funds Through U.S.

Iraqi insurgents

Yousaf al-Salafi, allegedly the head of the Islamic State (ISIS) in Pakistan, has reportedly confessed to receiving funds channeled through the U.S. for use in recruiting militants to fight in the Syrian civil war. According to Pakistan’s The Express Tribune, an affiliate of the International New York Times, Pakistani authorities said on Jan. 22 that… Read more »