The Wall Street Journal: Pakistani militant leader gives fiery Friday sermon despite government crackdown on group

Hafiz Saeed reacts to supporters as he walks out of court after a Pakistani court ordered his release from house arrest in Lahore, Pakistan. (Reuters)
Updated 17 February 2018
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The Wall Street Journal: Pakistani militant leader gives fiery Friday sermon despite government crackdown on group

February 16: The Wall Street Journal states that while Pakistan says it is shutting down Jamaat-ud-Dawa, its leader, Hafiz Saeed, who has a $10 million US bounty on his head, delivered a blistering attack on Islamabad and Washington at Friday prayers.
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Dawn: FBR set to access details of Pakistanis’ offshore accounts

Updated 24 August 2018
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Dawn: FBR set to access details of Pakistanis’ offshore accounts

August 22: Dawn report by Khaleeq Kiani states that as a signatory to a multilateral convention of the Orga­nisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Pakistan will be eligible to officially access information about offshore financial accounts of Pakistani residents with effect from Sept 1. Official records seen by Dawn suggest that the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) is ready to make the process of accessing information about offshore financial accounts of Pakistani residents held in the signatory countries operational from September onwards.

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