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Iran denounces CIA's files on Osama bin Laden, calls it 'fake'

Iran denounces CIA's files on Osama bin Laden, calls it 'fake'

Iran has accused the CIA of spreading "fake news" about the Islamic republic with newly declassified files seized in the 2011 raid in Pakistan in which Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was killed.

Nov 03, 2017, 14:21 PM IST

Pakistan's CPEC expressway hits environment roadblock as locals protest

According to the KP forest department, 27,059 trees have already been cut down and 50,000 more will be felled for the project.

 

Jun 29, 2017, 13:09 PM IST
Osama Bin Laden's son Hamza bent on avenging his father's death: Ex-FBI agent

Osama Bin Laden's son Hamza bent on avenging his father's death: Ex-FBI agent

Osama bin Laden's son Hamza is poised to lead a stronger, larger al Qaeda and is "bent on avenging" his father's death, according to a former FBI agent familiar with the personal letters seized in a dramatic US raid that killed the al Qaeda leader in Pakistan's Abbottabad.

May 13, 2017, 13:44 PM IST
Ex-US Navy SEAL reveals Osama bin Laden's head had to be put together for identification

Ex-US Navy SEAL reveals Osama bin Laden's head had to be put together for identification

Robert O'Neill, the former Navy SEAL Team 6 shooter, reasserted his claim that he alone pumped three bullets into Osama bin Laden.

Apr 10, 2017, 12:25 PM IST
Pakistan International Airlines  plane from Chitral to Islamabad crashes near Havelian, 48 people dead

Pakistan International Airlines plane from Chitral to Islamabad crashes near Havelian, 48 people dead

A PIA plane crashed near Abbottabad on Wednesday.

Dec 07, 2016, 17:29 PM IST
Donald Trump will have to embrace unilateralism against Pakistan: Husain ​Haqqani

Donald Trump will have to embrace unilateralism against Pakistan: Husain ​Haqqani

Husain Haqqani, a former Pakistan ambassador to the US, predicted that the Trump administration will downgrade Pakistan from its current status of a "major non-NATO ally".

Nov 25, 2016, 12:21 PM IST
Exclusive: Osama Bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad is at centre of row — Know the controversy

Exclusive: Osama Bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad is at centre of row — Know the controversy

A tussle has erupted between Pakistan's powerful military and the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa over a sprawling piece of land in the garrison city of Abbottabad where al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden lived and was killed in 2011.

Jul 22, 2016, 19:45 PM IST
Major blow to Nawaz govt as US asks Pakistan to make ‘full payment’ for F-16 fighter jets

Major blow to Nawaz govt as US asks Pakistan to make ‘full payment’ for F-16 fighter jets

On February 11, the State Department had informed the Congress about its determination for selling eight the fighter jets to Pakistan.

May 03, 2016, 05:01 AM IST
Osama bin Laden's death anniversary today; CIA marks it with raid's 'live tweets'

Osama bin Laden's death anniversary today; CIA marks it with raid's 'live tweets'

Using the hashtag #UBLRaid, the CIA blasted out updates of the May 2011 strike as if it was unfolding in real time.

May 02, 2016, 09:14 AM IST
Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden left $29 mn inheritance for jihad

Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden left $29 mn inheritance for jihad

Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden had millions of dollars stashed in Sudan and wanted most of it to be used to fund jihad.

Mar 02, 2016, 02:35 AM IST
Top Obama admin lawyers secretly worked on Osama raid: Report

Top Obama admin lawyers secretly worked on Osama raid: Report

Weeks before Obama ordered the raid on Osama bin Laden's hideout in Abbottabad, his four top lawyers secretly worked on resolving sensitive legal issues.

Oct 29, 2015, 13:38 PM IST

Biden changes story on raid on Osama in Pakistan

 US Vice President Joe Biden has offered a new account of the decision to launch the raid that killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan in 2011 that differed from some of his previous retellings -- and from Hillary Clinton's.

Oct 21, 2015, 21:00 PM IST
Pak seeks explanation from former minister who said 'leadership knew Osama lived in Abbottabad'

Pak seeks explanation from former minister who said 'leadership knew Osama lived in Abbottabad'

Pakistan National Security Advisor Sartaj Aziz has sought an explanation from former Pakistani defence minister Chaudhry Ahmed Mukhtar comments.

Oct 14, 2015, 19:02 PM IST
Pakistan's lie exposed! Leaders knew Osama bin Laden was living in Abbottabad

Pakistan's lie exposed! Leaders knew Osama bin Laden was living in Abbottabad

Osama bin Laden was killed in an operation on the intervening night of May 01 and 02 by the commandos of US Navy Seals.

Oct 13, 2015, 22:16 PM IST

Three killed as quake hits Islamabad

 At least three people, including two women, died when a 5.5-magnitude quake hit Pakistan`s capital Islamabad, as also parts of the country`s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Saturday morning, Met office said.

Jul 25, 2015, 13:30 PM IST
Osama bin Laden died natural death, claims ex-ISI chief

Osama bin Laden died natural death, claims ex-ISI chief

Al Qaeda Chief Osama bin Laden died a "natural death" in 2005 and not in the US Navy Seals raid in the Abbottabad mansion, claims former Pakistan Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) Chief Lt Gen (retd) Hameed Gul.

Jun 29, 2015, 20:06 PM IST

Three PTI workers gunned down in Abbottabad

Three Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) activists were killed and two others injured in Abbottabad in yet another incident of poll-related violence in Khyber Pakhunkhwa Province.

Jun 03, 2015, 12:28 PM IST

'Osama wanted to leave Pak safe house months before US raid'

Frustrated by living in isolation in a safe house in Pakistan's Abbottabad town, Osama bin Laden wanted to move to another location months before the US commando raid that claimed his life.

May 21, 2015, 18:12 PM IST

'Al-Qaeda discussed strategies to combat Climate Change, IPR'

Al-Qaeda, responsible for numerous terror strikes across the globe, once discussed surprising agendas like combating climate change and intellectual property, newly-emerged documents and letters show.

Mar 29, 2015, 20:43 PM IST
Osama bin Laden wanted to rebrand al Qaeda: White House

Osama bin Laden wanted to rebrand al Qaeda: White House

Frustrated over al Qaeda's recognition as a global terror outfit, its chief Osama bin Laden wanted to change the name of the group to identify it more closely with Islam before he was killed by US special forces in Pakistan, the White House has said.

Feb 19, 2015, 09:06 AM IST