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Reports in June 2010 suggested that ISI is attempting to spread its network in the north east region.

Former Chief's of ISI

Lieutenant General (retired) Hamid Gul

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US brands Haqqani network a Foreign Terrorist Organization
The move could jeopardize the relations between US and Pakistan

Jundal Case: Pakistan rubbishes India's state actors role in 26/11 strike
The Pakistan Government on Wednesday dismissed India's charge of Pakistani state institutions being involved in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks.

Pak Army denies having played any role in Gilani's ouster
The Pakistan Army has denied any involvement in the events leading to the ouster of Yousuf Raza Gilani as the premier, saying the accusations, some of which come from the U.S., are based on false narratives.

Pak Supreme Court asks Defence Ministry to produce memo on ISI political cell formation
Pakistan's Supreme Court has asked the Defence Ministry to submit the notification under which the notorious political cell of the country's spy agency, the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), was created in 1975.

Pak govt. set to clip 'law onto themselves' intelligence agencies' wings
The Parliamentary Committee on National Security, in a bid to "limit" the intelligence agencies' role in picking up innocent citizens, will submit its recommendations on the missing persons' case to the government this month.

'Patriotic' Haqqani to challenge 'one-sided' memo verdict aimed at distracting people
Reacting to the Memogate Commission report, which found the former ambassador to the United States guilty, Husain Haqqani has tweeted his response on the micro-blogging website Twitter, saying that the commission's proceedings were one-sided.

Memogate Commission's report claims ex-envoy to U.S. Haqqani authored memo
A report submitted in the Supreme Court by the judicial commission probing into the Memogate scandal has claimed that former envoy to the United States, Husain Haqqani, had authored the confidential memo.

Six-member body formed to save Balochistan from '71 type eventuality
Pakistan's top political and military leaders, who had met in order to resolve the Balochistan issue, have announced a fresh push to begin dialogue with disgruntled Baloch leaders and formed a committee for this purpose.

ISI chief nixed U.S. trip over deal breakdown due to Dr Afridi's arrest
The head of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) postponed his trip to the United States due to the failure to finalise an agreement to reset bilateral ties, caused by the arrest of Dr Shakil Afridi, who had helped the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) track down Osama Bin Laden.

Pak political-military honchos in huddle to douse burning Balochistan fires
In the first serious move to address the problem fuelling insurgency in Balochistan, Pakistan's top political and military leaders have scheduled a meet to find solutions to the contentious issue of enforced disappearances in the province.

Pak Punjab's CID issues 'Red Book' containing terror suspect profiles
Pakistan Punjab's Crime Investigation Department (CID) has issued a new edition of the 'Red Book' that contains the profiles of the 70 most wanted suspects, who were involved in terrorist attacks and sectarian killings.

"Frankenstein monster" ISI's political cell has grown too big for comfort: Editorial
An editorial in a Pakistan daily has said the "Frankenstein monster" - Inter-Services Intelligence's (ISI) political cell, has grown too big for comfort.

U.S. Congress vetoes bill restricting aid to Pak for ISI-backed killing of Americans
Members of the U.S. Congress have cast a substantial 335 votes against the Pakistan Terrorism Accountability Act 2012 bill presented by Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, vetoing it out of the Congress.

ISI, MI admit rigging 1990 parliamentary elections
Former Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) chief Lt General Asad Durrani has admitted that the ISI and Military Intelligence (MI) had played their respective roles in rigging the 1990 parliamentary elections.

Pak PM Gilani says more evidence needed to arrest Hafiz Saeed
Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said there isn't enough evidence to arrest alleged Mumbai 2008 attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed.

Ex-Pak Army staff chief Beg admits ISI funded politicians to manipulate elections
Former Pakistan chief of army staff General Mirza Aslam Beg has told the Supreme Court that former Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) chief Lt General Asad Durrani allegedly disbursed millions of rupees among anti-PPP politicians to manipulate the 1990 general elections.

Reporters Without Borders condemns attacks on journalists
The Reporters Without Borders (RWB) has called for improved security arrangements for journalists working in conflict-affected regions across the world, saying that as many as 21 journalists and six netizens have been killed since the beginning of 2012, many of them in war zones such as Somalia and Syria.

Pak spy doctor helped CIA confirm Osama's hideout in Abbottabad
Pakistani doctor Shakeel Afridi, who helped the CIA to gather information about Osama bin Laden through a fake vaccination program also assisted in the final confirmation of the terror leader's hideout in Abbottabad, it has emerged.

US official rejects ISI claim of helping locate Bin Laden's hideout in Abbottabad
A U.S. official has disputed the Inter-Services Intelligence claim that it deserves credit for helping intelligence officials locate the Abbottabad hideout, where former al-Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden was killed by NavySeals on May 2, 2011

McCain slams ISI for alleged links with Haqqani network
US Republican Senator John McCain has slammed the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) for its alleged links with the Haqqani network, and added that it is responsible for American deaths in Afghanistan.

Pak journalists claim receiving threats by ISI after questioning military in TV show
Two senior Pakistani journalists claimed to have received threatening messages after questioning the military's role during their participation in a television show.

ISI vows never to compromise on Pak's security
Senior Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) officials have told the Pakistan Senate's defence committee that they will continue seeking guidance of the parliament, and vowed to never compromise on national security.

Pak- Taliban talks likely to lead to 'some major surprises': ISI
The Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) has said the Islamabad's peace talks with the Taliban would likely lead to 'some major surprises.'

ISI chief 's Qatar visit fuels 'intelligence back channel' talks to repair US ties rumours
Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Chief Lieutenant General Ahmad Shuja Pasha's visit to Qatar, which has the US Central Command's (Centcom) regional headquarters, has fuelled speculations about an 'intelligence back channel' dialogue between Pakistan and the US.

Haqqani's lawyer Asma Jahangir questions ISI chief General Pasha's meeting with Ijaz
Former Pakistani envoy Husain Haqqani's counsel Asma Jahangir has questioned the meeting between the Inter Services Intelligence chief Lieutenant General Ahmad Shuja Pasha and businessman Mansoor Ijaz without the permission of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani.

Haqqani's counsel urges Pak Supreme Court to summon Ijaz for Memo Gate probe
Former Pakistan envoy Husain Haqqqani's counsel, Asma Jehangir has pleaded before the Supreme Court that American-Pakistani businessman Mansoor Ijaz be summoned before the bench for cross-questioning in connection with the Memo Gate probe.

Pak Defence Secy under fire over 'no control over army' affidavit in Memo Gate probe
The Pakistan Government has issued a show-cause notice to Defence Secretary Naeem Khalid Lodhi for submitting an affidavit on the Memo Gate probe to the Supreme Court without seeking approval from Defence Minister Ahmed Mukhtar.

Secret ISI letter shows Benazir Bhutto's murder was planned for Dec 21,2007
An Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) letter has revealed that the extremists groups related to terror group Al Qaeda had planned to assassinate former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto six days earlier than December 27, 2007, the day when she was killed.

Pak Federation slams memo as 'pack of lies' in reply to Supreme Court probe
The Pakistani federation has slammed the memo as a pack of lies, adding that it indicates US-based businessman Mansoor Ijaz's attempt to pitch the country's institutions against one another.

Pak government not planning to oust army chief Kayani, ISI head Pasha: Gilani
Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has rebuffed speculations that the government is planning to sack the country's top military leadership.

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