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Sirajuddin Haqqani

About Sirajuddin Haqqani

Sirajuddin Haqqani is a al Qaeda-linked warlord. His borther Muhammad Haqqani was killed in US drone attacks at Miranshah, the largest town in North Waziristan during February 2010.

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Civil-military divide in Pakistan deepening over Osama killing linked memo
Lahore, Nov.18 (ANI): A secret memo is laying bare the profound division between Pakistan's powerful army and its civilian government, and the nation's relationship with the United States is once again at the center of the gulf. Lahore, Nov

'Zardari was willing to do everything US wanted to prevent coup following Osama's killing'
Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari was so scared of a military coup following the killing of Osama bin Laden that he was ready to create a "new security team" favorable to Americans and promised the US to hand over top al Qaeda and Taliban officials residing in Pakistan, a secret memo has revealed.

'Pak will not take action against insurgents, Haqqanis, despite US pressure'
The US may pressurize Pakistan to distance itself from insurgent groups like the Haqqani Network, but analysts believe there are end number of reasons why Pakistan might avoid paying heed to one of its closest ally's demands.

US ready to negotiate with Taliban chief Mullah Omar
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said that Washington is ready to negotiate with Taliban leader Mullah Omar, as his involvement is crucial for the prospects of peace in Afghanistan.

Haqqanis pushing TTP for peace deal with Islamabad to protect its safe havens in Pak
The Haqqani network has started its efforts to push the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) to negotiate a peace deal with the Pakistan Government, according to a news report.

US says 'job one' in ties with Pak is to work on problem posed by Haqqani network
"Job one" in the United States' relationship with Pakistan is to work on the terror and the problem that the Haqqani network is posing to both nations as well as Afghanistan, the State Department has said.

US slaps sanctions on key Haqqani Network commander, four others
The US Treasury Department has announced sanctions on five individuals, including a "key" commander in the Haqqani Network, for having links with 'the most dangerous terrorist organisations operating in Afghanistan and Pakistan.'

No proof whether Haqqanis closed havens in Pak: ISAF
International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) spokesman Brigadier General Carsten Jacobson has said that there is no confirmed information whether or not the Haqqani Network has eliminated its safe havens in Pakistan.

'Pak must stop treating Afghanistan like its colony and come down hard on Haqqani network'
Pakistan must stop treating Afghanistan like its colony and fight the war against terror for its own good, according to an editorial in a leading Pakistani newspaper.

'Haqqani network ready to take part in Afghan peace talks if Taliban does'
The Haqqani network no longer has sanctuaries in Pakistan, and it will participate in Afghan peace talks only if the Taliban does, the insurgent group's leader, Sirajuddin Haqqani, has said.

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