The Pakistani Taliban paid $12,000 to attempted Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad, according to a federal indictment released Thursday. Further evidence of their involvement showcases the lengthening reach of Pakistan-based militants.
Gary Brooks Faulkner was detained in Pakistan Tuesday, and is undergoing psychological tests today. He said he was there to assassinate Osama bin Laden. Some Pakistanis wondered if he was working for the US government or Blackwater. His brother defended him as a 'man on a mission.'
Gary Brooks Faulkner, a California construction worker, was detained in Pakistan carrying a sword, a pistol, and night vision goggles. He was hunting for Osama bin Laden near Chitral, Pakistan. Was Faulkner on the right track?
More than 75 percent of all military supplies for NATO troops in Afghanistan pass through a depot in Pakistan's capital. Seven truck drivers and workers were killed.
UN special rapporteur Philip Alston on Wednesday called for a halt to US unmanned drone attacks, which he called a path to a 'Playstation' mentality towards killing.
Al Qaeda's central leadership says it lost Mustafa Abu al-Yazid, a founding member of the group, in a May 22 drone strike in Pakistan's tribal area.
During Friday prayers, Taliban militants stormed two mosques in Lahore, Pakistan, killing at least 80 worshippers of the Ahmadi Islamic sect. Why are they targeting the Ahmadis?
The reported death of Pakistani Taliban leader Mullah Maulana Fazlullah brought relief to family members of his victims in Pakistan's Swat Valley, which he once ruled with an iron hand. But the Taliban deny he's dead.
Pakistan's highest court today upheld a decision to release Hafiz Mohammed Saeed, whom India says masterminded the 2008 Mumbai attacks.
Pakistan blocked YouTube, Wikipedia, and other websites Thursday to try to suppress a Facebook page declaring Thursday Everybody Draw Mohammad Day. Many protested the 'blasphemy' of depicting the prophet.
A bomb attack in the northwestern town of Dera Ismail Khan killed 12 people Tuesday, including a senior police officer whom the Pakistan Taliban said they had targeted.
A major drone strike Tuesday in North Waziristan against the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan killed 14 militants from the group suspected of training accused Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad.
In Pakistan, educated middle-class youths such as Faisal Shahzad, the accused Times Square car bomber, have ready access to jihadist and other radical, anti-American resources.
Officials aren't saying which militants, if any, Faisal Shahzad may have met in Pakistan, but focus is intensifying on how interlinked Pakistan militants groups may be. Pakistan and US officials differ in their assessments.
The influence of US-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki looms again as new evidence strengthens the notion that Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad was inspired by a global extremist network stretching from Yemen to Pakistan.
A Pakistan Taliban spokesman denied knowledge Thursday of a video claiming responsibility for the Times Square car bomb attempt, though he praised suspect Faisal Shahzad’s ‘noble job.’
The US is likely to further pressure on Pakistan to clear militant strongholds after Times Square bomb suspect Faisal Shahzad said he trained in one. But Pakistan has wavered on cracking down before.
Huma Mian has been identified as an American citizen who graduated from Colorado University and is the wife of Faisal Shahzad. She is now in Pakistan, where authorities have detained her father.
Jihadi training camps in Pakistan – like the one Times Square car bomb suspect Faisal Shahzad said he attended – have taught bombmaking and other skills to militants since the 1980s.
Pakistani officials have detained members of Faisal Shahzad's family In the wake of what they say was Shahzad's failed attempt to detonate a Times Square car bomb. Intelligence officials in Pakistan say the suspect recently spent about four months in Peshawar, a city on the Afghanistan border close to militant training camps.
Faisal Shahzad, arrested Tuesday as a Times Square car bomb suspect just before he left the country, had recently visited Pakistan. Several Americans showing interest in militant Islam or attacking America have journeyed there before.
Experts cast doubt on the Pakistan Taliban’s apparent claim to have planned the Times Square bombing and its threat to attack US cities.
In the 2008 Mumbai attack, Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab of Pakistan, was found guilty Monday on 80 charges, including waging war against India, which carries a life sentence or death penalty. Two Indians were charged, but acquitted, of providing logistical support.
Pakistan renamed the North West Frontier Province to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in a nod to Pashtuns, but the minority Hazars launched deadly protests. The Taliban has sought to supplant ethnic identity with pan-Islamist philosophy.
The prime ministers of India, Pakistan met at the annual meeting of SAARC, a notoriously ineffective regional bloc. But it offered a rare opportunity to highlight the shared ancestry of eight South Asia nations that make up one-fifth of humanity.