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Acid attack injures three women in southwest Pakistan

Three women in southwest Pakistan were injured in an acid attack over a family dispute, officials said Wednesday as police carried out raids to apprehend the suspects. The attack took place Tuesday night in the Pishin district of the restive province of Baluchistan around 30 miles(50 kilometers) from the provincial capital Quetta. Hundreds of acid … Continue reading

Horror in Pakistan: Pregnant Woman Stoned by Family

 by Arnold Ahlert Those looking for the real war on women–as opposed to the one promoted by the American left and their media enablers—should focus their attention on Pakistan and Sudan. In the former nation, a 25-year-old pregnant woman has been stoned to death by members of her own family, with her father dubbing the atrocity an … Continue reading

Taliban Now Fighting Each Other Over Sharia Law

by Daniel Greenfield If you were worried about how the Taliban were going to pass their time after the US withdraws, they’ve already penciled in a religious civil war. (via Religion of Peace) Khan Said alias Sajna and Shehryar Mehsud, both from the Mehsud Taliban fighters, continue to engage in a bloodbath for turf and … Continue reading

Pakistan Library renamed for Bin Laden

After his death, the United States confirmed that Pakistani officials knew about bin Laden’s presence in Pakistan. By: Lori Lowenthal Marcus A seminary for women in Pakistan renamed its library to honor the former al Qaeda leader whom they refer to as the “martyr” Osama bin Laden, according to a report in The Express Tribune. … Continue reading

What Pakistan Knew About Bin Laden

By CARLOTTA GALL Taliban recruits in 2008 in Quetta, Pakistan, where leading organizers of the Afghan insurgency are based. Credit Alex Majoli/Magnum Shortly after the Sept. 11 attacks, I went to live and report for The New York Times in Afghanistan. I would spend most of the next 12 years there, following the overthrow of … Continue reading

What Pakistan Knew About Bin Laden

By CARLOTTA GALL Taliban recruits in 2008 in Quetta, Pakistan, where leading organizers of the Afghan insurgency are based. Credit Alex Majoli/Magnum, for The New York Times Shortly after the Sept. 11 attacks, I went to live and report for The New York Times in Afghanistan. I would spend most of the next 12 years … Continue reading

Three bomb blasts targeting Pakistan polio team kill 12

PESHAWAR: Twelve people were killed and 11 injured when three roadside bombs targeting a polio vaccination team in Pakistan’s restive northwest exploded Saturday, officials said, in the latest attack on efforts to combat the crippling disease. Militant strikes and threats of violence have badly hampered campaigns to stamp out polio in Pakistan, one of only … Continue reading