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Aafia Siddiqui

Washington :: DC :: USA | 21 days ago | disasters-news

Aafia Siddiqui (Urdu: عافیہ صدیقی; born March 2, 1972) is an American-educated Pakistani cognitive neuroscientist who was convicted after a jury trial in a U.S. federal court of assault with intent to murder her U.S. interrogators in Afghanistan. The charges...
Views: 13,337 | News Stories: 31 | Blog Posts: 33 | 93 | 40 | 4
 
Amanda Knox

Seattle :: WA :: USA | 1 year ago | disasters-news

Amanda Knox was born on July 9, 1987 in Seattle, WA. Knox was an adorably beautiful child, girl and teenager who grew up playing soccer. She was dubbed the nickname Foxy Knoxy due to her clever soccer dribbling skills. She...
Views: 45,602 | News Stories: 31 | Blog Posts: 35 | 38 | 18 | 2
 
Osama bin Laden

Kandahar :: Afghanistan | 3 months ago | disasters-news

Who is Osama bin Laden? Osama bin Laden is the founder and leader of the international terrorist network ALQAEDA, and the U.S. government's prime suspect in the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. His precise...
Views: 6,376 | News Stories: 31 | Blog Posts: 33 | 73 | 175 | 2
 
Shah Mehmood Qureshi

| 9 months ago | disasters-news

Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Hussain Qureshi (Urdu: شاه محمود قریشی; born June 22, 1956) was the Foreign Minister of Pakistan in the coalition government of PPP, Muttahida Quami Movement[MQM], ANP and JUI-F formed after the 2008 general elections. He is a...
Views: 1,587 | News Stories: 31 | Blog Posts: 36 | 72 | 39 | 0
 
Mengistu Haile Mariam

Addis Ababa :: Ethiopia | 9 months ago | disasters-news

Mengistu Haile Mariam (መንግስቱ ኃይለ ማርያም, pronounced [mənɡɨstu haylə maryam]) (born 21 May 1937) is a politician who was formerly the most prominent officer of the Derg, the Communist military junta that governed Ethiopia from 1974 to 1987, and the...
Views: 18,329 | News Stories: 32 | Blog Posts: 31 | 41 | 24 | 2
 
Bashar al-Assad

Damascus :: Syria | 3 months ago | disasters-news

Bashar al-Assad wasborn on September 11th 1965, in Damascus. He is the 3rd son of Hafez al-Assad, the former Syrian President, and Aniseh al-Assad. His father comes from a poor family of Alawite background, a Shia sect that makes up...
Views: 32,031 | News Stories: 27 | Blog Posts: 38 | 85 | 35 | 0
 
al-Qaeda

Kandahar :: Afghanistan | 1 year ago | disasters-news

.After the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, al-Qaeda (or al-Qa'ida, pronounced al-KYE-da) surpassed the IRA, Hamas, and Hezbollah as the world's most infamous terrorist organization. Al-Qaeda—"the base" in Arabic—is the network of extremists organized...
Views: 2,458 | News Stories: 32 | Blog Posts: 31 | 28 | 28 | 0
 
Hubert Webb

Manila :: Philippines | 1 year ago | disasters-news

Hubert Jeffrey Pagaspas Webb was born on November 7, 1968--- a former convict and one of the alleged suspects of the 1991 Vizconde massacre in the Philippines. Webb is the son of actor, basketball player, former Parañaque City congressman and...
Views: 333 | News Stories: 6 | Blog Posts: 0 | 10 | 2 | 0
 
Ayman al-Zawahiri

Kandahar :: Afghanistan | 9 months ago | disasters-news

Ayman al-Zawahiri, an eye surgeon who helped found the Egyptian Islamic Jihad militant group, is often referred to as Osama Bin Laden's right-hand man and the chief ideologue of al-Qaeda. He is believed by some experts to have been the...
Views: 846 | News Stories: 28 | Blog Posts: 31 | 17 | 39 | 0
 
Mullah Omar

Kandahar :: Afghanistan | 9 months ago | disasters-news

Mullah Mohammed Omar was a reclusive figure even before his Taliban government fell from power in late 2001 and he was forced into hiding. It was Mullah Omar's backing for al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden that brought the US-led campaign...
Views: 1,607 | News Stories: 31 | Blog Posts: 35 | 36 | 38 | 0
 

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