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Archive for April, 2009

ANP Supported Taliban capturing Flats Karachi

Taliban Influence NWFP & FATA

Taliban Influence NWFP & FATA

Terrorists rally in Swat, march through region

By Bill Roggio April 14, 2009 2:13 PM 

The Pakistani government’s peace agreement with the Swat Taliban and the subsequent approval of the sharia regulation have bolstered Islamist terrorists in northwestern Pakistan and created a new safe haven for al Qaeda and other terrorist groups. (more…)

Possible Militant Strikes on Karachi

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Militants of Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan in Mohmand Agency in July 2008

Possible Militant Strikes on Karachi Summary

Karachi police chief Waseem Ahmed said April 8 that police had arrested 5 militants belonging to Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LJ) who reportedly were planning attacks on seven government buildings in Karachi, British newspaper the Telegraph reported. (more…)

Taliban Generation in Karachi

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Pakistan’s Taliban Generation (Exclusive)

Thursday 12 March 2009
Reporter - Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

Sharmeen Obaid-ChinoyThree hours’ drive north of Pakistan’s capital, Islamabad, the flat highway gives way to the windy roads that weave through the Hindu Kush Mountains. At the mouth of the Swat valley lies the town of Qambar. A desolate unmanned police station is the only sign that the government’s writ was once established here. (more…)

Burqa Brigade in Karachi

Jamat e Islami women wing now harassing karachi girls. Common rooms taken over by the Burqa Brigade’

Tuesday, October 28, 2008
By our correspondent

Burqa

When Pakistanis go about something, there are no middle grounds. It’s either do or die. Don’t believe it? You should visit only two of the city’s varsities – University of Karachi (KU) and Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) – to get my drift.

The reason why they cover their faces in the girls’ common room where no males are allowed is pretty evident, except of course for the obtuse who need their ‘i’ dotted and their ‘t’ crossed! If those females who do not observe the purdah chance glimpse their face, it will make the purdahnasheens un-pure! Get it? (more…)