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Hussain Haqqani

About Hussain Haqqani

Haqqani is the Pakistan ambassador to US.

Professional Biography

In October 2008, Hussain Haqqani said that Pakistan is disappointment at the US Army chief General W Casey's visit to the base camp at the Siachen Glacier in Kashmir.

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Memogate Commission report exonerates 'Boss' Zardari from any involvement
The Memogate Commission in its findings has exonerated Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari from any direct involvement in the memo scandal.

Pakistan's judicial panel says ex-envoy has sought US help
A Judicial Commission in Pakistan, which investigated a "memo" that sought U.S. help to stop a possible military coup after the killing of Osama bin Laden in May 2011, has said in its report that former ambassador Hussain Haqqani had sought American help.

Ex-Pak Envoy Haqqani's plea for video testimony rejected
The judicial commission probing the memo scandal has rejected a plea by Pakistan's former Ambassador to the United States Hussain Haqqani to record his statement through video conference from Washington.

Ex-Pak envoy Haqqani receiving threats, requests SC for video testimony
Former Ambassador to the U.S., Hussain Haqqani told the Supreme Court (SC) that he was under threats from different quarters and requested the Commission to record his testimony through video conference from Washington.

Pak military coup threat following Abbottabad operation was real, says Ijaz
Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz, the key man in the Memo Gate issue, has said that there was real a threat of military coup in Pakistan following the US covert operation in Abbottabad, in which American commandos killed former Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden.ansoor added that the threat was also confirmed by the security agencies of four other countries.

JuD leader Hamza says legs of any 'whore' going to India to act in films should be broken
Jamat-ud-Dawa (JuD) leader Ameer Hamza has said the legs of any 'whore' going to India to sing or act in films should be broken.

Difa-e-Pakistan Council Chairman says US drone attacks should be stopped
Difa-e-Pakistan Council Chairman Maulana Sami-ul-Haq has said that Pakistan should act strongly to stop American drone attacks, and free itself from the US dominance.

Difaepakistan Rally: Zia Muslim League Chairman slams Pak govt. for failure to bring back Aafia Siddiqui
Zia Muslim League Chairman Ijazul Haq has slammed the Pakistan government for its inability to bring back the country's aneuroscientist Dr Aafia Siddiqui from a jail in the US.

Haqqani finally jets out of Pak after SC lifts travel ban over memo issue
Former Pakistan Ambassador to the US Hussain Haqqani has finally taken off for Abu Dhabi, after the Supreme Court lifted the travel ban imposed on him over the Memo Gate scandal.

Sherry Rehman presents credentials as ambassador to US State Department
Pakistan's new Ambassador to the US Sherry Rehman has met with the American Special Representative for Afghanistan-Pakistan Ambassador Marc Grossman.

I am ready to resign if PPP, coalition partners want: Zardari
Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has said that he was ready to resign from his post if his party (PPP) and the coalition partners so wished.

Jehangir questions Pasha's motive behind meeting Mansoor Ijaz
Asma Jehangir has questioned a meeting between the ISI chief Lt-Gen Ahmed Shuja Pasha and Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz who had allegedly authored the controversial memo, a day after Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani had adopted a soft attitude towards the military leadership.

Memogate who is next to go and what is at stake? (Article)
When memo scandal was named as a 'memogate', it was clear that it was not an ordinary scandal. This scandal was called 'memogate' because of Watergate scandal in America which led to down fall of the then President of America, Richard Nixon.

No standoff between Pak govt. and army over Memo Gate issue: Gilani
Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has rejected media reports that there was a standoff between the government and army over the Memo Gate issue.

US General adds another 'twist to Pak Memogate tale'
The controversial Memo Gate scandal has taken an interesting turn after former US National Security Adviser General James Jones claimed that the memo was unreliable because he thinks, it was written by Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz, instead of the country's former Ambassador to the US Hussain Haqqani.

Kayani, Pasha satisfied with Pak-American businessman's Memo Gate evidence
Pakistan Army Chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani and the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) Director General Lt Gen Ahmed Shuja Pasha have acknowledged for the first time that they are satisfied with the evidence provided by Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz in the Memo Gate issue.

Pak SC accepts Haqqani's plea in Memo Gate case
Pakistan's Supreme Court (SC) has accepted the country's former Ambassador to United States Hussain Haqqani's plea in the Memo Gate case, rejecting objections from the Registrar Office.

'Memo Gate case progress will determine Zardari's homecoming'
Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari initially planned to return to Pakistan on Monday, but a final decision would depend on how the Memo Gate scandal unfolds, sources have said.

Rehman Malik calls for action against Memo Gate involved businessman Ijaz
Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has urged the government to take action against Pakistan-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz, the key man in the Memo Gate scandal, insisting that he has passed false statements against the country's Armed Forces and political leadership.

Rehman Malik says Memo Gate involved businessman trying to destabilise Pakistan
Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has urged the United States to take action against Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz, involved in the Memo Gate scandal, and alleged that he tried to destabilise Pakistan by "telling lies."

Manipulations and deals
It was in 1988 that a Pakistani dictator had to die before the country could have another chance at democracy.

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