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Pakistan’s prime minister pokes U.S., says bin Laden ‘martyred’ during Navy SEAL raid


Islamabad (AP) — Pakistan’s prime minister said Thursday the United States “martyred” the al-Qaida leader and mastermind of the 9/11 attacks, Osama bin Laden, a term that reflected a subtle jab at Washington as it’s mainly used for honorable figures slain in battle. Imran Khan delivered the jab in a rambling budget speech in parliament, […]

Prime minister vows ISIS will never again overrun Iraqi territory


MOSUL, Iraq — The Islamic State group will never again overrun Iraqi territory, Iraq’s prime minister vowed Wednesday in an official visit to northern Iraq. The visit by Mustafa al-Kadhimi came amid a recent increase in militant attacks and the withdrawal of U.S.-led coalition forces in a planned drawdown. In Baghdad, a rocket struck a […]