Operation Geronimo

  • US can keep Osama's photos under wraps: Court 21-05-2013 10:46 PM

    Washington: A federal appeals court on Tuesday backed the US government's decision not to release photos and video taken of Osama bin Laden during and after a raid in which the terrorist leader was killed by US commandos. The three-judge panel of the US Circuit Court of Appeals for the...
  • US govt yet to release pictures of slain Osama 29-09-2011 11:31 AM

    US government is still deliberating whether it can be compelled to release the photographs and video showing the dead al Qaeda leader, Osama bin Laden. ...
  • Osama bin Laden's photos must stay secret: US 28-09-2011 09:13 AM

    Washington: Public disclosure of graphic photos and video taken of Osama bin Laden after US commandos killed him would damage national security and lead to attacks on American property and personnel, the Obama administration contends in a court documents. In a response late on Monday to a Freedom of Information...
  • New details emerge on Osama's sea burial 01-08-2011 09:59 PM

    New York: New details have emerged on how US navy SEALs gave Osama bin Laden a 'blunt' sea burial to end his myth, after they killed the al Qaeda chief during a raid in Pakistan's garrison town of Abbottabad. The SEALs planned disposal of bin Laden's body on the basis...
  • Graphic novel outlines raid to capture bin Laden 29-06-2011 06:33 PM

    Philadelphia: The daring secret mission to get Osama bin Laden by elite US forces will be told in the pages of a new graphic novel that aims to shed more light - with a bit of creative license - on the event. Written by retired US Marine Capt. Dale Dye...
  • Pak Taliban vows revenge attacks on US targets 07-06-2011 08:47 AM

    Peshawar: Pakistan's Taliban, a close ally of al Qaeda, plans to attack American targets abroad to avenge the death of Osama bin Laden, said one of it's senior leaders. The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), or Taliban Movement of Pakistan, has delivered on threats to avenge the killing of bin Laden by...
  • Pakistan: Bomb attack kills 6, injures 10 05-06-2011 01:25 PM

    Peshawar: A bomb attack near the Pakistani city of Peshawar killed at least six people on Sunday, police said. "The blast took place at a bus stop and it seems the bomb was planted," said Raheem Khan, a police inspector. Ten people were wounded. Pakistan's Taliban militants, who have close...
  • Pak sets up top panel to probe Osama raid 31-05-2011 11:02 PM

    Islamabad: Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on Tuesday formed a commission headed by a Supreme Court judge to investigate the killing of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in a covert US military operation in the Pakistani garrison city of Abbottabad. The five-member commission constituted to investigate the "Abbottabad incident"...
  • Osama killing avenged CIA deaths 28-05-2011 12:54 PM

    Washington: For a small cadre of CIA veterans, the death of Osama bin Laden was more than just a national moment of relief and closure. It was also a measure of payback, a settling of a score for a pair of deaths, the details of which have remained secret for...
  • Musharraf calls Obama 'arrogant' 25-05-2011 11:16 AM

    New Delhi: Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf called US President Barack Obama arrogant. In an interview with CNN, Musharraf said Operation Geronimo, the US raid that killed al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, was an act of war against Pakistan. CNN: President Obama said this week on a British television...
  • Pak Taliban: who are they, what can they do? 23-05-2011 01:20 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistani Taliban militants claimed responsibility on Monday for an attack on the headquarters of the naval air force, storming the base in the city of Karachi in their most brazen action since the killing of Osama bin Laden in a US raid. The Pakistan Taliban, which is allied with...
  • In the line of fire: Pakistan's Army, post-Osama

    Head to Haid-ar |  Suhasini Haidar
    Not only is the Pakistani public angry, but this is the first time in the country's 63 years that the Army chief and the head...

  • US had inside info of Osama's hideout: report 22-05-2011 05:42 PM

    London: Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik believes the US had a mole right inside Osama bin Laden's Abbottabad hideout and this was how the al Qaeda chief was tracked down to the compound, a media report said on Sunday. Top US officials said after the raid that they were only...
  • US rejects Pak warnings on unilateral actions 20-05-2011 05:39 PM

    Washington: Rejecting Pakistan's warnings that it would not allow more Abbottabad-like operations in it's territory, the US has said that it will go after al-Qaeda leadership anywhere in the world if it had actionable intelligence on high value targets. "We have made it clear to people around the world that...
  • 51 pc of Pak sad over Osama's death: survey 16-05-2011 05:51 PM

    Islamabad: A majority of Pakistani's surveyed in a poll appeared to be aggrieved over the death of Osama bin Laden, with 51 per cent describing their emotions as "grief" though one-third said they were unconcerned by the incident. The nation-wide poll was conducted by Gallup Pakistan during May 7-10, less...
  • Imam, two sons, arrested on terror charges in US 14-05-2011 09:36 PM

    Washington: A Florida-based imam of Pakistani origin, and his two sons are among five persons charged by US authorities for providing financial and material support to the Pakistani Taliban. FBI agents arrested Hafiz Muhammed Sher Ali Khan, 76, and his son Irfan Khan, 37, in South Florida on Saturday. Both...
  • Singh's trip to Kabul worries Pak: US media 13-05-2011 06:49 PM

    Washington: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's high-profile political visit to Afghanistan and cementing of ties with a strategic partnership "are all but certain to raise hackles in Pakistan," a leading US daily said on Friday, as the American media took unusual interest in his Kabul trip. "With a high-profile political visit...
  • Pak to review counter-terror cooperation with US 12-05-2011 10:37 PM

    Islamabad: Stepping up its criticism of the "unilateral" American raid that killed Osama bin Laden, the Pakistan government on Thursday condemned the operation and said it would review it's counter-terrorism cooperation with the US. The Defence Committee of the Cabinet, which met under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza...
  • Dawood not in Pakistan: Rehman Malik 10-05-2011 05:56 PM

    In an interview with Rehman Malik, Pakistan Interior Minster, after Osama bin Laden was killed by US special forces. ...
  • Pak govt likely to hike defence budget by 12 pc 10-05-2011 12:43 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistan government is expected to hike the defence budget for the next fiscal year by 12 per cent to Rs 495 billion though the total military spending is likely to be more than Rs 767 billion, according to a media report on Tuesday. The "stated" defence budget for 2011-12...
  • US, Pak agreed on Osama mission 10 years ago 10-05-2011 10:43 AM

    London: In a secret deal struck a decade ago, the US and Pakistan agreed that Washington will carry out a unilateral operation against Osama bin Laden on Pakistani soil if he was found there following which Islamabad would vociferously protest the incursion, a media report said on Tuesday. The then...
  • No apology to Pakistan, says White House 09-05-2011 11:50 PM

    Washington: Rejecting Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's criticism of the unilateral action that killed Osama bin Laden, the US on Monday asserted that it would not apologise to the Pakistan Government for the incident. At the same time, the Obama Administration maintained that it expects the Pakistan Government to...
  • People of Pakistan feel humiliated: Imran Khan 09-05-2011 11:33 PM

    Imran Khan speaks exclusively to CNN-IBN on the future of Pakistan after Operation Geronimo. ...
  • Is the Pakistan government a puppet? 09-05-2011 10:11 PM

    In conversation with former envoy to India Aziz Ahmed Khan and political analyst Ayesha Siddiqua after Pakistan PM Yousuf Raza Gilani addressed the nation on the Osama bin Laden killing which took place on May 2. ...
  • Consultations for consensus on terror: Kayani 09-05-2011 09:01 PM

    Islamabad: With America's unilateral action creating unease in Pakistan, the powerful army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani on Monday said that the civilian leadership should hold political consultations to evolve consensus on important security issues like the war on terror. A week after Osama bin Laden was killed in a...
  • Obama urges Pak to probe Osama support system 09-05-2011 11:07 AM

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has pressed the Pakistan government to investigate on what kind of support infrastructure al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden had at his Abbottabad compound near Islamabad. "We think that there had to be some sort of support network for bin Laden inside of Pakistan. But we...
  • Pak army denies reports of Pasha's resignation 08-05-2011 10:48 PM

    Islamabad: The Pakistani military has denied reports that Inter-Services Intelligence chief Lt Gen Ahmed Shuja Pasha is quitting over the debacle of Osama bin Laden being killed by US forces in the garrison city of Abbottabad and that he travelled to Washington to explain Islamabad's position. Seeking to scotch reports...
  • 'US shouldn't have violated Pak sovereignty' 08-05-2011 07:07 PM

    Islamabad: Amid a diplomatic row between Pakistan and the US over the secret operation that killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said Washington should not have violated his country's sovereignty to carry out the raid in Abbottabad. "There was no need to (take)...
  • Osama in Pak was our incompetence: Musharraf 08-05-2011 06:07 PM

    Karan Thapar in conversation with Pakistan's former President General Pervez Musharraf. ...