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Zia ul Haq

Mohammed . 1924--88, Pakistani general: president of Pakistan (1978--88), following the overthrow (1977) of Z. A. Bhutto by a military coup. He was killed in an air crash, possibly through sabotage
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Shah; the 1977 backing of General Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq in Pakistan; and the 2003 invasion and occupation of Iraq.
Apparently finished in the days just prior to her assassination, not to mention in anticipation of her US-sponsored return to power in Pakistan, this book by former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto addresses Western audiences in an effort to dispel misconceptions about Islam, the role of Islam in politics and its compatibility with democracy, and the strategies of the US "War on Terror." She discusses the history and practice of democracy around the Islamic world, particularly noting Western policies that have undermined democracy, such as the overthrow of Iranian Prime Minister Mossadegh in 1953, or US support for the Pakistani military dictatorship of Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq (who had her father executed in 1979).
In which country did General Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq lead a
Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq, Director General, IRI for promotion of Peace, national integrity and solidarity in Pakistan.
Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq (September 16, 1978 to August 17, 1988) 7.
Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq was a Pakistani four-star general who served as the 6th President of Pakistan from 1978 until his death in 1988, after declaring martial law in 1977.
In 1985, Pakistani President Muhammad Zia-UL-Haq visited the Bangladeshi war memorial, and said 'Your heroes are our heroes.
ISLAMABAD -- The 25th death anniversary of former President General Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq will be observed Saturday.
Muhammad Zia-ul-haq, and in October 1999 and November 2007 under Musharraf.
"In 1984, Zia (Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq) came and he said this is not enough, we have to paralyze and cripple the Ahmedis, so that they cannot even move, so he came up with the Ordinance twenty.
Bhutto and her mother Nusrat took control of the Pakistan People's Party and led the country's Movement for the restoration of democracy; Bhutto was repeatedly imprisoned by Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq's military government and then exiled to Britain in 1984.
Major General Iskander Mirza from August 7, 1955 to October 27, 1958, Field Marshal Muhammad Ayub Khan from Oct 27, 1958 to March 25, 1969, General Agha Muhammad Yahya Khan from March 25, 1969 to Dec 20, 1971, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto from Dec 20, 1971 to August 14, 1973, Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry from August 14, 1973 to September 16, 1978, General Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq from Sept 16, 1978 to AUGUST 17, 1988, Ghulam Ishaq Khan from Aug August 17, 1988 to July 18, 1993, Farooq Ahmad Khan Leghari from Nov 14, 1993 to Dec 02, 1997, Muhammad Rafiq Tarar from January 1, 1998 to June 20, 2001 General (Retd) Pervez Musharraf from June 20, 2001 to August 18, 2008 and Asif Ali Zardari from Sept 9, 2008 to Sept 8, 2013.