Aafia Siddiqui: Pakistani prisoner at centre of Texas siege

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Aafia Siddiqui was jailed in 2010 for attacking American soldiers in Afghanistan. She was the first woman to be suspected of Al-Qaeda links by the US. She is serving an 86-year sentence for the attempted murder of American soldiers. Four people were freed unharmed on Sunday following a more than 10-hour standoff.
4 months ago·Fort Worth, United States

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Times of India

Aafia Siddiqui: Pakistani prisoner at centre of Texas siege

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4 months ago·Mumbai, India
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News18 India

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Hindustan Times

Aafia Siddiqui: Pakistani prisoner at centre of Texas siege

A US-educated Pakistani scientist, she was jailed in 2010 for attacking American soldiers in Afghanistan.

4 months ago·New Delhi, India
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IBTimes

Aafia Siddiqui: Pakistani Prisoner At Centre Of Texas Siege

Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani prisoner in the United States whose release was reportedly demanded by a Texas hostage-taker this weekend, is serving an 86-year sentence for the attempted murder of American soldiers. Four people were freed unharmed on Sunday following a more than 10-hour standoff at a synagogue in the US state. Their suspected captor was killed. Media, quoting a US official briefed on the matter, reported that the man was calling fo…

4 months ago·United States
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MSN

Aafia Siddiqui: Pakistani prisoner at centre of Texas siege

Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani prisoner in the United States whose release was reportedly demanded by a Texas hostage-taker this weekend, is serving an 86-year sentence for the attempted murder of American soldiers. Her release has previously been at the centre of militants' demands, including during two hostage crises in Pakistan as well as the capture of James Foley, an American journalist who was beheaded by the Islamic State in 2014.

4 months ago·United States
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Digital Journal

Aafia Siddiqui: Pakistani prisoner at centre of Texas siege

Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani prisoner in the United States whose release was reportedly demanded by a Texas hostage-taker this weekend.

4 months ago
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