Monthly Archives: September 2008

Pakistan

Baitullah Mehsud is reported to have died of natural causes; US intelligence does not believe he is dead. A US airstrike killed five extremists in Mirali in North Waziristan. Thirteen Taliban were killed in fighting in Bajaur. Security forces detained five members of Lashkar-e-Jhangwi in Gujranwala. The Taliban demanded the release of 136 of their […]




Iraq

Iraq forces gain more control, but lose more lives




Iraq

Car bomb strikes Baghdad restaurant


Iraq

Iraqi forces detained 25 suspected Soldiers of Heaven members in Babil province and 14 Special Groups fighters in Al Kut. Security forces arrested the Jalawlaa emergency police commander. Coalition forces captured 11 al Qaeda operatives in Baghdad and Mosul. US troops detained five Special Groups fighters in Baghdad. A US soldier was killed in Baghdad.