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Karachi (Pakistan)

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Top Karachi (Pakistan) Articles

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  • Bhutto's son and husband take the helm of her party

    Acting in accordance with her last wishes, Benazir Bhutto's party Sunday named her 19-year-old son as its ceremonial leader and her widowed husband as the executor of its day-to-day affairs as violence that had flared in Pakistan after her assassination...
  • He gave Pakistan her voice

    Karachi, Pakistan Out of costume but not out of character, one of Pakistan's hottest TV stars was sipping his first tea of the day as the sun faded on a December afternoon, the shadow of his beard evidence of rising late after another night of...
  • Al-Qaida Suspect Arrested in Pakistan was Not Adam Gadahn

    Al-Qaida Suspect Arrested in Pakistan was Not Adam Gadahn
    KARACHI, Pakistan -- Pakistani officials say an American member of al-Qaida arrested on Sunday was not Riverside County-bred Adam Gadhan as first thought. They identified the suspect as Abu Yahya Majadin Adam, but gave no details on his background or...
  • American-born Spokesperson for al-Qaida Arrested

    Pakistani intelligence officers say they have arrested Adam Gadahn, the American-born spokesman for al-Qaida. Two officers say Gadahn was arrested in the city of Karachi in recent days. They spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not...
  • Al-Qaeda Operative From Southern California Arrested In Pakistan

    Al-Qaeda Operative From Southern California Arrested In Pakistan
    Security forces in the southern port city of Karachi have arrested Adam Gadahn, a Southern California native who became a top propagandist for Al Qaeda and is wanted by the U.S. on treason charges, Pakistani intelligence sources in Karachi said Sunday....
  • Pakistan military campaign has broad support, but for how long?

    Pakistan military campaign has broad support, but for how long?
    Cradled in his father's arms, 8-month-old Maaz Ayaz appeared listless and underweight. A smudge of dirt marked the boy's face. His father, Mohammed Ayaz, anxiously talked of how he and his wife could feed Maaz only tea and biscuits -- the only food...
  • 25 Dead, Dozens Hurt in Karachi Suicide Bombing

    25 Dead, Dozens Hurt in Karachi Suicide Bombing
    KARACHI, Pakistan -- A suicide bombing targeting a Shiite Muslim procession in Pakistan's largest city of Karachi killed 25 people and wounded dozens more Monday, as Shiites across the country marked the key holy day of Ashoura. Violence broke out in the...
  • Top Afghan Taliban commander captured

    Top Afghan Taliban commander captured
    Officials call it a blow to the insurgent movement. A secret raid carried out by Pakistani and U.S. intelligence agents led to the arrest of Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar in Karachi. The second-in-command of the Afghan Taliban was captured in Pakistan last...
  • Taliban's Top Military Commander Captured

    Taliban's Top Military Commander Captured
    ISLAMABAD -- The Taliban's top military commander has been arrested in a joint CIA- Pakistani operation in Pakistan in a major victory against the insurgents as U.S. troops push into their heartland in southern Afghanistan, officials said Tuesday. Mullah...
  • The Entrepreneur Who Saw Road to Profit in Al Qaeda

    Prosperity may have bypassed this corner of the Pacific Northwest, but self-styled entrepreneur Earnest James Ujaama sensed opportunity. In the secluded landscape of parched ranch land and rugged volcanic outcroppings, he saw visions of Afghanistan--and a...
  • The Plots and Designs of Al Qaeda's Engineer

    Senior Pakistani and American intelligence officials say the operational commander of Al Qaeda, the man believed to have planned the Sept. 11 attacks on the United States, narrowly avoided capture during a raid in which authorities took his two young sons...