Pervez Musharraf to be tried for violating constitution

ISLAMABAD, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Pakistani Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said former President Pervez Musharraf will be tried for violating the constitution and detaining judges.
Pervez Musharraf released from house arrest after payment of bonds

Pervez Musharraf released from house arrest after payment of bonds

ISLAMABAD, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf was released from house arrest Wednesday after he paid $2,000 in surety bonds, authorities in Islamabad said.

Musharraf granted $2,000 bail in 2007 deaths at Islamabad mosque

ISLAMABAD, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- A judge in Pakistan granted former President Pervez Musharraf $2,000 bail on charges stemming from the 2007 deaths of more than 100 people at a mosque.
Musharraf arrested again hours after being granted bail

Musharraf arrested again hours after being granted bail

ISLAMABAD, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf was rearrested only hours after the country's Supreme Court granted him bail on other charges, officials say.
Al-Qaida video critical of Pakistani army

Al-Qaida video critical of Pakistani army

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- A video has been released by al-Qaida chastising the Pakistani military and government for the death of radical Muslim leader Abdul Rashid Ghazi.

Mosque raid winding down, dozens killed

ISLAMBAD, Pakistan, July 10 (UPI) -- Pakistan's military assault on Islamabad's Red Mosque was winding down Wednesday, a day after it began in which dozens of Islamic militants died.

Leader of Red Mosque siege killed in raid

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, July 10 (UPI) -- Pakistani military forces raided Islamabad's Red Mosque Tuesday, killing 50 student militants and the leader of the week-long siege cleric Abdul Rashid Ghazi.

Pakistani mosque attacked

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, July 9 (UPI) -- Pakistani military forces stormed Islamabad's Red Mosque Tuesday to flush out remaining radical Islamic students and end the week-long standoff.

Report: Militants have civilian hostages

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, July 8 (UPI) -- Terrorists in control of the Red Mosque in Islamabad, Pakistan, are holding women and children as hostages.

Cleric tells radical students to surrender

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, July 5 (UPI) -- The captured cleric of a besieged Pakistani mosque Thursday asked his radical Islamic students still in the complex to end their standoff, CNN reported.

Two captive policemen freed in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, May 24 (UPI) -- Hard-line Muslim clerics in Pakistan Thursday freed the last two of four policemen who had been held hostage in a mosque in Islamabad, reports the BBC.

Abdul Rashid Ghazi (Template:عبدل رشید غازی; ca. 1964−July 10, 2007) was a Pakistani Muslim cleric, and Islamic militant, son of Maulana Muhammad Abdullah and younger brother of Abdul Aziz Ghazi. He was descended from the Sadwani clan of Mazari tribe in the town of Rojhan at the border of southern Punjab and Balochistan.

Abdul Rashid Ghazi was killed in "intense crossfire" after Pakistani troops stormed the building he and his militants had been using. He is buried at Madrassah Abdullah, Basti Abdullah near Rojhan Mazari in Central Pakistan.

Abdul Rashid Ghazi vowed to die in his Islamabad mosque rather than surrender - a pledge he kept when he was killed in intense crossfire after troops stormed the building. Since the mosque came under siege a week before, Ghazi repeatedly said that he would rather be "martyred" than give in to the government.

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