Syed Saleem Shahzad

  • Laptop, mobile data of slain Pak journo missing July 20, 2011

    Islamabad: The laptop, mobile phone and email records of slain Pakistani journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad have gone missing. This was disclosed to the media by officials of an inquiry commission probing the murder. The panel chaired by Supreme Court Justice Saqib Nisar, which met in the apex court building yesterday, directed...
  • Shahzad's call record wiped out days before murder June 7, 2011

    Islamabad: The call record of slain Pakistani journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad's cellular phone has been erased, with the log of the 18 days before his abduction and murder being wiped out from the system, a media report said on Tuesday. The last call made by Shahzad that is reflected in the...
  • Pakistan has become a battle ground: Haqqani June 7, 2011

    Washington: Observing that Pakistan has become a battle ground, country's envoy to the US, Husain Haqqani has said that there may be elements in the Pakistani Government who are responsible for the criminal behavior. "Pakistan today is a nation brutalised by the arrogance of some who impose their ideology on the...
  • Pak SC judge to probe Shahzad's killing: Malik June 4, 2011

    Islamabad: Pakistan Government has announced that a Supreme Court judge will probe the killing of journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad, who was abducted and killed shortly after he wrote an article about the alleged infiltration of the Pakistan Navy by al Qaeda. "The government will announce a commission within two days to...
  • Shahzad warned of future attacks on India June 2, 2011

    New Delhi: In one of his last interviews before his murder, Pakistani journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad told CNN-IBN that even the 26/11 attacks had been sponsored by al Qaeda, but more importantly, that they were originally scripted by a special cell of Pakistan's intelligence agency ISI. He also said that...
  • Slain Pak journalist wanted to shift abroad June 2, 2011

    Islamabad: Journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad, slain two days after he filed a report alleging the possible infiltration of the Pakistan Navy by al Qaeda, had spoken to close friends about relocating abroad with his family after receiving several threats in recent months. The topic of shifting abroad figured in Shahzad's recent...
  • Pak journalist Shahzad's death still a mystery June 1, 2011

    New Delhi: Murdered Pakistani journalist Saleem Shahzad was buried in Karachi on Wednesday, surrounded by journalist colleagues who swore to find those responsible for his killing. Though ISI sources have denied any connection, many pointed accusatory fingers at the intelligence agency. The government has now ordered an enquiry. Interior Minister Rehman...
  • ISI deny killing Pakistan journalist Shahzad June 1, 2011

    Islamabad: Pakistan's powerful ISI on Wednesday dismissed as baseless allegations that it was involved in the murder of journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad and said the incident should not be used to "target and malign" the country's security agencies. It is "regrettable that some sections of the media have taken upon themselves...
  • 'Pak journalists can carry weapons for defence' June 1, 2011

    Islamabad: Journalists in Pakistan have been allowed to carry small fire-arms for self-defence in the wake of the murder of scribe Syed Saleem Shahzad, Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik said on Wednesday. He also promised to probe allegations about ISI's involvement in his abduction. Malik's assurance came while speaking to...
  • Missing Pak journalist Saleem Shahzad found dead June 1, 2011

    New Delhi: Missing Pakistani journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad was found dead on Tuesday inside his car in Punjab province and his body bore marks of torture, police said. His body was identified by his family. 40-year-old Saleem Shahzad, the Pakistan bureau chief for Asia Times Online went missing on Sunday after...
  • Pak journalist Saleem Shahzad's car found May 31, 2011

    New Delhi: The car of the missing Pakistani journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad, has been found with an unidentified body inside it. Saleem Shahzad went missing on Sunday after he wrote about links between the Pakistani navy and the al Qaeda - that led to the attack on the Mehran naval...