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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

Iran threatens to send forces into Pakistan

DUBAI: Iran said on Monday it would send forces into Pakistan to free five border guards said to have been kidnapped by militants if Islamabad did not take measures to secure their release. According to Iranian media reports, the guards were seized on Feb. 6 in the Iranian province of Sistan-Baluchistan by militants who allegedly … Continue reading

Pakistan wants to execute the Prophet Mohammed

by Daniel Greenfield Pakistan wants to execute the Prophet Mohammed. Muslims really seem obsessed with killing prophets. When your religion is based around a warlord who claimed to be a prophet (and occasionally possessed by the devil) you have to protect your religion’s patent by murdering all future prophets. Sixty-nine-year-old British Pakistani Mohammed Asghar was … Continue reading