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Pakistan

Nuclear Saudi Arabia: Rising ambitions of the House of Saud
Saudi Arabia's seemingly ever-expanding ambitions threaten now to draw the region and the world closer to the edge of a dangerous precipice as it seeks to buy out Pakistan's nuclear power.

29.05.2015 10:27

Nukes within a year? ISIS magazine boasts they can be bought in Pakistan
Should the need arise, Islamic State (formerly ISIS/ISIL) could buy a nuclear weapon in Pakistan within 12 months, the group's in-house magazine boasts in an article attributed to hostage journalist John Cantlie.

22.05.2015 16:30

Al Jazeera journalist fires back at US for placing him on terror list
Al Jazeera’s Islamabad bureau chief Ahmad Zaidan continues to refute allegations by the US National Security Agency that he is a member of both Al-Qaeda and the Muslim Brotherhood. Zaidan was placed on the terror list in June 2012.

21.05.2015 22:28

Koran? Grandparents? Suicide mission? Al Qaeda’s job application questions for jihadists revealed
What are your objectives in jihad? Do you know the Koran by heart? And… would you like to be a suicide bomber? These and a dozen other questions are on Al-Qaeda’s application form, documents seized by the US in Osama Bin Laden’s compound reveal.

21.05.2015 13:09

​‘Strategic smokescreen’: Family of UK pensioner deny he sold Bin Laden’s location to CIA
Family members of a London pensioner and former Pakistani army officer accused of selling the secret location of Osama bin Laden to the CIA have flatly denied the allegations.

20.05.2015 14:27

Afghanistan, Pakistan resume intel-sharing after years of mutual animosity
Pakistan and Afghanistan have set about restoring cooperation after years of bickering and confrontation: their intelligence agencies have signed a memorandum on intelligence-sharing to tackle the Taliban insurgency together.

19.05.2015 09:43

Snowden leaks show gaps in official account of bin Laden raid
While documents from the archive of National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden don’t explicitly back the claims made by investigative reporter Seymour Hersh, they do show gaps in the official US account of the 2011 raid on Osama bin Laden.

19.05.2015 00:10

​S. Arabia calls in off-the-shelf nuke option with Pakistan – report
At the prospect of the international community’s nuclear deal with Iran, Saudi Arabia has reportedly taken a decision to call in an old favor from Pakistan and get some of its nuclear weapons.

18.05.2015 09:24

​Germany’s under-fire intelligence agency claims it played ‘key role’ in getting bin Laden
Following months of criticism over questionable co-operation with the NSA, Germany’s embattled intelligence agency, the BND, received a boost from a newspaper report alleging its importance in the identification and elimination of Osama bin Laden.

17.05.2015 17:50

Down the rabbit hole: Bin Laden raid was staged after extensive Pakistan-US negotiations - report
Washington fabricated several key claims regarding the 2011 mission in which a US Navy SEAL team killed Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, according to legendary journalist Seymour Hersh in the latest challenge to the White House’s narrative of the raid.

11.05.2015 16:49

Asia's arms race – look whose interest is being served
As mutual distrust drives the growing military buildup in the Asia-Pacific region, bigger powers like the US will use this regional competition to settle scores with its most formidable Asian irritants - North Korea and China.

29.04.2015 13:32

FBI negotiated ransoms for years with kidnappers, gov. source says
Despite US policy banning federal officials from doing business with kidnappers, particularly terrorists, a government source told the Associated Press the FBI has for years negotiated and paid ransoms to kidnappers both domestically and internationally.

01.05.2015 02:14