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Wali Babar murder case: 2 death sentences, 4 life imprisonment awarded to MQM target killers

The Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) has given verdict on the murder case of Geo TV report Wali Khan Babar, awarding death sentences to two, and life imprisonment to 4 accused – all belonging to MQM. Wali Babar was murdered in Liaquatabad area of Karachi on January 13, 2011, on his way home from work. The death [...]

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BBC Documentary names alleged killers of Dr Imran Farooq, says they are kept in Pakistan

A BBC documentary based on the report of journalist Owen Bennett-Jones talks about the progress in the investigation of assassination of Dr. Imran Farooq, once a senior member of MQM. According to BBC, documents obtained by BBC Newsnight name the suspects as Mohsin Ali Syed and Mohammed Kashif Khan Kamran. They are believed to be [...]

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Mustafa Kamal left MQM, took refuge in Dubai

Mustafa Kamal, the ex-Mayor of Karachi and once a darling of MQM chief Altaf Hussain, has apparently left the “party”. Also, he has been made to resign from his position of Senator by MQM. Some reports state that Mustafa Kamal and Anis Qaimkhani were kicked out of MQM on a decision by Altaf Hussain as [...]

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Sindh Governor Ishratul Ibad left for a personal visit of Dubai, family to follow suit

According to news reports, Sindh Governor Ishratul Ibad has left for personal visit of Dubai. He has asked his family to join him there. He may leave for Singapore from Dubai. Rumours are rife that Ishratul Ibad has resigned from his post. Analysts are saying that this means that the ongoing operation in Karachi may [...]

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Naeem Ahmed, ex MQM member, forms MQM Imran Farooq Shaheed Group

MQM is under pressure since past so many months. While the proceedings on the cases of the assassination of Dr. Imran Farooq and money laundering allegations against MQM leadership seems to stall, a splinter group has been formed in the ranks of MQM – led by Naeem Ahmed, who is currently playing a pivota role [...]

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MQM leader Wasay Jalil justifies letter written to Tony Blair

MQM leader Wasay Jalil justifies the letter written by MQM to then British PM Tony Blair offering logistic and rallies-for-hire support. Dr Shahid Masood had a valid point that the letter was written in 2001 and after that MQM was in power for a decade. Why the issue of letter was not raised and debated [...]

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Israr Hussain, brother of MQM Chief Altaf Hussain, fired from Pakistan Consulate in Toronto, Canada

According to this news report, 3 employees of Pakistan Consulate in Toronto, Canada are fired with immediate effect. These include Israr Hussain, brother of MQM Chief Altaf Hussain. At least three functionaries, stationed at Pakistan’s Consulate General in Toronto, Canada, have been relieved from their duties with immediate effect, Geo News reported. A notification to [...]

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Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui MQM

Dr Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui to replace Altaf Hussain as MQM Chief

The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Deputy Convener Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui will be made the successor of Altaf Hussain, the MQM leader and founder, if the London-based leader is charged for any of the three offences he is being investigated for under English laws. A source close to the MQM has told The News that Altaf [...]

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MQM MNA Ali Raza Abidi incites sectarian hate by his tweet

MQM MNA Ali Raza Abidi did a tweet filled with sectarian hatred and maligning Jamaat-e-Islami, a reputable political party of Pakistan. Ali Raza Abidi tweets that Jamaat-e-Islami is recruiting and TTP is sending fighters to Syria from Pakistan to fight a holy war. He has not mentioned who these fighters would fight the holy war [...]

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Altaf Hussain MQM Drama

BBC Documentary grills Farooq Sattar on Altaf Hussain operating MQM from London, Money Laundering and Imran Farooq Murder

BBC report on Altaf Hussain and how he is operating MQM while sitting in the UK. Followed by a QA with Dr Imran Farooq who has MQM registered on his name in Pakistan. BBC showed Altaf Hussain’s mansion in London, previously unknown to his followers and Pakistan public alike. (Here is detail of Altaf Hussain’s [...]

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