Yearly Archives: 2008

Iraq

Eight alleged Islamic militants held in Iraq: police


Pakistan

Lashkar-e-Taiba plotting to target Indian warship: US intelligence



Israel

Israel considers Gaza 48-hour ‘humanitarian ceasefire’



Pakistan

Pakistan closed the Khyber Pass and launched an operation west of Peshawar. The Taliban torched tribal leaders’ homes in Bajaur and murdered an ANP leader in Swat. Swat Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah said female education is prohibited in Islam.



Lashkar-e-Taiba

Pakistani security officials said that Zarar Shah, a top Lashkar-e-Taiba commander, admitted to his involvement in the Mumbai attack during interrogation. Jamaat-ud-Dawa, the banned front group for the Lashkar, said it would continue its charitable work despite the so-called government crackdown. The Punjab provincial government said it was prepared to appoint a supervisor for Jamaat-ud-Dawa’s […]