LADEN

  • ISI had no info on any coup plans in Pak: Pasha April 6, 2012

    Islamabad: Former ISI chief Ahmed Shuja Pasha told a Pakistani judicial commission on Friday that the military had not planned a coup after the US raid in Abottabad that killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in May last year. "If there was a threat, the ISI would have known...
  • ISI had no info on any coup plans in Pakistan: Pasha April 6, 2012

    Islamabad: Former ISI chief Ahmed Shuja Pasha told a Pakistani judicial commission on Thursday that the military had not planned a coup after the US raid in Abottabad that killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in May last year. "If there was a threat, the ISI would have known...
  • US charges 9/11 mastermind, four others April 5, 2012

    Washington: The US on Wednesday charged Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the selfproclaimed mastermind of the 9/11 terror attacks, along with four alleged plotters, vowing to seek the death penalty in a muchawaited military trial. The other four Guantanamo Bay inmates are Walid Muhammad Salih Mubarak Bin 'Attash, Ramzi Binalshibh, Ali Abdul Aziz...
  • Hafiz Saeed dares US to take him out like Osama April 4, 2012

    Islamabad: A combative Hafiz Mohammad Saeed, JamaatudDawah chief, on Wednesday dared the US to carry out a military raid against him like the one that killed Osama bin Laden, saying he was not hiding and would inform the Americans himself about his whereabouts. Saeed made the remarks while addressing a news...
  • US bounty on Hafiz Saeed a bid to pressure Pak? April 3, 2012

    New Delhi: The United States on Tuesday announced a bounty of 10 million dollars on Pakistanbased LashkareToiba (LeT) founder and JamaatudDawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed. However, there is more to the development than one can see. Saeed is wanted in India for his involvement in the 26/11 carnage. Soon after the US...
  • Pakistan world view clouded by India threat: US April 3, 2012

    Washington: Pakistan's world view is clouded by a perception that they are threatened by India resulting in very mixed messages from Islamabad on fighting terrorism, according to US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta. "In some ways we share a common concern and a common threat," he told CBC Television in an interview....
  • Pakistan jails Osama's family for illegal stay April 2, 2012

    Islamabad: A Pakistani court charged former al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's three widows and two daughters with illegally staying in the country and sentenced them to 45 days in jail, their lawyers said on Monday. In practice, that means 14 days in prison because they have been in detention since...
  • Details emerge about Osama's other residences April 1, 2012

    Haripur: It's an ornate but not lavish twostory house tucked away at the end of a mud clogged street. This is where Pakistan's intelligence agency believes Osama bin Laden lived for nearly a year until he moved into the villa in which he was eventually killed. The residence in the frontier...
  • Osama had not come up with the 9/11 plot: book March 30, 2012

    London: It was not Osama bin Laden who had come up with the 9/11 plot, a new book has claimed which also says that he had initially dismissed the plan. When the strike was first proposed to him in 1996 the al Qaeda leader was 'noncommittal' and refused to give...
  • Osama lived in 5 safe houses in Pak, says wife March 30, 2012

    New York: In one of the most detailed accounts of Osama bin Laden's life on the run, his youngest wife has told Pakistani investigators that the al Qaeda leader lived in five safe houses as he travelled across Pakistan with his family for nine years following the 9/11 attacks. The detailed...
  • Pak agencies detain 20 over Kayani video March 30, 2012

    Lahore: Intelligence agencies detained more than 20 activists of the banned HizbutTahrir in Lahore on Thursday on suspicion of involvement in making a video that accused Pakistan Army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani of "treachery". Intelligence operatives raided a house in CBlock of the posh Model Town area and detained the...
  • Bollywood: Promising time for small films March 28, 2012

    New Delhi: The time is ripe for small budget movies, but, despite that, the money bags are not willing to loosen their purse strings, says Pradhuman Singh, who faked Osama bin Laden in the critically and commercially successful 'Tere Bin Laden'. "Although these are promising times for small budget films,...
  • Osama's family to be charged with illegal Pak stay March 26, 2012

    Islamabad: A Pakistani court will formally charge slain alQaeda chief Osama bin Laden's widows and other family members with illegally entering and living in the country next week, a defence lawyer said on Monday. The court is expected to frame charges against three widows and two of Bin Laden's grown up...
  • Pak bans 'Agent Vinod': Time for a reality check March 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Sriram Raghavan's film 'Agent Vinod' is banned in Pakistan because it allegedly has derogatory references to ISI. Earlier, films such as 'The Dirty Picture' and 'Tere Bin Laden' were also banned by the Pakistani Censor Board. Actually a permanent ban on Indian films was placed in Pakistan in...
  • Osama's family members in judicial custody for 9 days March 18, 2012

    Islamabad: Slain alQaeda chief Osama bin Laden's family members, including his three widows, have been remanded in judicial custody for nine days by a Pakistani court. Bin Laden's youngest wife, Yemeni national Amal Abdulfattah, and her five children were among those remanded in judicial custody on Saturday. Abdulfattah was with bin Laden...
  • 'Osama' resurrected on stage in Kolkata March 18, 2012

    Kolkata: Osama Bin Laden has been resurrected in Kolkata! One of the most controversial characters of world history is now being portrayed on the popular stage theatre of Bengal. The play, christened 'Osama', revolves round the main protagonist Charles the crook, who considers himself an artist and believes that a man...
  • Pak: Osama's family remanded to judicial custody March 18, 2012

    Islamabad: A Pakistan court on Saturday remanded family members of Osama bin Laden, including his widows, to judicial custody for nine days. The alQaeda chief's youngest widow, Yemeni national Amal Abdulfattah, and her five children were among those remanded to judicial custody. Abdulfattah was with bin Laden in a compound...
  • Pak: Osama's family remanded to judicial custody March 17, 2012

    Islamabad: A Pakistan court on Saturday remanded family members of Osama bin Laden, including his widows, to judicial custody for nine days. The al Qaeda chief's youngest widow, Yemeni national Amal Abdulfattah, and her five children were among those remanded to judicial custody. Abdulfattah was with bin Laden in a compound in...
  • Osama planned to kill Obama, attack US: Report March 17, 2012

    Washington: In his final days, al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was planning assassination attempts against US President Barack Obama and another attack on the American soil, according to a media report on Saturday. "Tapping away at his computer in the study of the suburban compound in Abbottabad... Laden wrote memos...
  • Osama planned to kill Obama, attack US: report March 17, 2012

    Washington: In his final days, al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was planning assassination attempts against US President Barack Obama and another attack on the American soil, according to a media report. "Tapping away at his computer in the study of the suburban compound in Abbottabad...Laden wrote memos urging his...
  • Osama's third wife accuses first of betrayal March 15, 2012

    London: The third and youngest wife of Osama bin Laden has accused his first spouse of betraying the Al Qaeda chief and revealing his location. The two wives currently in custody in Pakistan were involved in a "vicious catfight" when the elder accused the younger wife of "sticking to...
  • Pak Taliban demand release of bin Laden's widows March 11, 2012

    Dera Ismail Khan: The Pakistan Taliban will attack government, police and military officials if three of the late al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's widows are not released from Pakistani custody, a spokesman for the militant group said on Friday. Pakistan's government has charged bin Laden's three widows with illegally entering...
  • Pak Taliban demand release of Osama's widows March 10, 2012

    Dera Ismail Khan: The Pakistan Taliban will attack government, police and military officials if three of the late al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's widows are not released from Pakistani custody, a spokesman for the militant group said on Friday. Pakistan's government has charged bin Laden's three widows with illegally entering...
  • Was Osama deceived by his wife in Zawahiri plot? March 9, 2012

    New York: Osama bin Laden, the world's most wanted fugitive who spent his last days being sidelined from alQaeda despite having created the terror outfit, was probably betrayed by one of his jealous wives and his deputy. It seems all was not well in Osama bin Laden's safe house in Pakistan...
  • Pakistan charges Osama bin Laden's widows March 9, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistan's interior minister says Osama bin Laden's three widows have been charged with illegally entering and living in the country. The three have been in detention in Pakistan since May last year, when US commandos raided the house where they, bin Laden and several children were staying. The commandos killed...
  • New controversy over Osama's sea burial March 8, 2012

    London: In a new twist to Osama bin Laden saga, emails leaked from an intelligence analysis firm say the body of the al Qaeda leader was actually sent to the US for cremation than buried in sea. According to the emails, bin Laden was shot and killed during the famous Navy...
  • Osama's sea burial rakes up fresh controversy March 7, 2012

    London: In a new twist to Osama bin Laden saga, emails leaked from an intelligence analysis firm say the body of the al Qaeda leader was actually sent to the US for cremation than buried in sea. According to the emails, bin Laden was shot and killed during the famous...
  • Osama's family members to leave Pakistan March 6, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistani authorities have allowed family members of slain al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, including his widows and children, to leave the country, a media report said on Tuesday. A Yemeni brotherinlaw of bin Laden has arrived in Pakistan to take away his two Yemeni widows, the mass circulation Urdu...
  • Chandigarh: VHP stalls shoot of film on Osama March 2, 2012

    Chandigarh: Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) protestors stalled the shoot of Oscarwinner Kathryn Bigelow's biopic on Osama bin Laden's Abbottabad killing. VHP activists were upset with the fact that the market at Sector 15 was converted into Lahore for the film, with all shop hoardings in Urdu and autos showing Lahore...
  • Osama hid terror codes in 2 copies of the Bible March 1, 2012

    London: Slain al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden kept two copies of the Bible where he wrote secret clues to future terror attacks to be conducted across the globe, according to Pakistani intelligence officials. The two copies of the Bible were found hidden at the house in Pakistan's Abbottabad city, close...