Monthly Archives: September 2014

Pakistan Air Force: Could “retirement” and detention cases have a link to drone policy?

  F16 fighters (Pakistan Air Force) but are PAF also linked to US drone strikes? (image Wikimedia, Commons) A letter received by the author earlier this year may shed some light on the strange case of officers allegedly being penalized … Continue reading

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Pakistan Taliban: TTP Jamaat -ul-Ahrar condemn arrest of Anjem Choudary in a warning to UK

Anjem Choudary arrested in London The recently formed Taliban group Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (TTP JA) which broke away from Mullah Fazlullah led Pakistan Tehreek -i-Taliban (TTP) released a statement today via their official spokesperson Ehsanullah Ehsan criticising the UK for the arrest … Continue reading

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Double standards: UN condemns use of drones as US strikes Pakistan once again

Whatever happened to Pakistan’s drone activists? This is not the time to be selective… you are either for or against the use of drones. The silence is shameful. Today Dawn media reported that at least six (possibly eight) people were killed … Continue reading

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Peshawar: Taliban TTP claim responsibility for blast on Frontier Corps convoy

Scene of blast in Peshawar (Photo Express Tribune, AFP)  In a message to journalists, a top Taliban Commander confirmed that Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP) central (leader, Mullah Fazlullah) claimed responsibility for a car blast on a Frontier Corps (FC) convoy near to … Continue reading

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Alan Henning: Open letter from Abu Muhammad al-Maqdisi, a Shari’ah ruling and an appeal from a revert sister

Alan Henning joined Muslim aid convoy to Syria (photo via the Bolton News) Over the last few days a series of appeals from a wide section of communities have been published and filmed calling for mercy for Alan Henning (47) … Continue reading

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Taliban Funeral, Alleged F16 “jet” shootdown and Jamaat-ul-Ahrar “call to Jihad”

            Funeral of Commander Mohammad Hassan attended by Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah and other Taliban members On Friday (Sept, 19th, 2014) militants from the Pakistan Tehreek- e- Taliban (TTP) attended a funeral service to honour one … Continue reading

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UK Government changes story again on destruction of Diego Garcia renditions evidence (Reprieve, Sept 12th, 2014)

Diego Garcia, US military base, Indian Ocean, (image via JD Rogers) A British minister has today admitted that a number of records relating to flights passing through the island of Diego Garcia – which is known to have been used … Continue reading

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Pakistan: Alleged target killer for ISI and Blackwater executed after “confessing” to assassinations during peace talks

Atif Khan alleged hired assassin, Pakistan Iraq In recent days the name of the firm “Blackwater” has reared its ugly head once again with the trial of four men, part of an assignment contracted by the US State Department to … Continue reading

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