Jewish Journal

Funeral prayers for Osama today

By Mahim Maher

May 3, 2011 | 3:23 am

Just got word that a Namaz-e-Janaza or funeral in absentia for Osama bin Laden is going to be offered on University Road in Karachi at 6pm. It is being organised by the banned Jamaat ud Dawa group.

  • Pakistani TV talk: Is Osama really dead?

    By Mahim Maher

    May 3, 2011 | 2:37 am

    It is a measure of the trust deficit that many people are questioning whether Osama bin Laden was indeed killed in Pakistan in an operation early Monday morning.
    That night, Urdu television channel Express News ‘Kal Tak’ [Until Tomorrow] programme host Javed Chaudhry opened his... read on

  • The war is not over for Pakistan or the US

    By Mahim Maher

    May 3, 2011 | 1:18 am

    I sighed with relief when the news broke that Osama bin Laden was killed in Abbotabad, near Islamabad – not just because well, he was dead, but because I thanked my stars as the city editor of Karachi that he wasn’t killed on my turf. Karachi has had its fair share of violence... read on

  • Bracing for post-Laden street anger

    By Mahim Maher

    May 3, 2011 | 12:46 am

    I was expecting a major backlash when news of Osama bin Laden’s killing spread on Monday morning. I thought the major madrassas in Karachi and the religio-political parties would come out on to the streets and burn the place down.
    But that didn’t happen. Instead Karachi saw... read on


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