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US drones target Haqqani Network in North Waziristan strike

Three Haqqani network fighters were killed in the attack, which took place in the same town where Mullah Sangeen Zadran is rumored to have been killed in another drone strike earlier this month.


US drones kill 7 in North Waziristan strike

The strike is the first in nearly three weeks, and targeted a militant compound in Shawal, a known jumpoff point for jihadists heading to Afghanistan.


BSA a Necessity to Ensure Security in Afghanistan: Brig. Gen. Blackburn




3 al Qaeda operatives reported killed in recent drone strike in Pakistan




Taliban confirm death of Badruddin Haqqani in drone strike last year

Badruddin.jpgThe Taliban, including Mullah Omar, eulogized Badruddin in a video released on their official website. Badruddin was thought to have been killed in a US drone strike in August 2012.


Mullah Sangeen Zadran, al Qaeda commander reported killed in drone strike

Mullah-Sangeen_Zadran-FMIG-video-Oct2012.jpgThe senior Haqqani Network commander and a Lashkar al Zil explosives expert are said to be among those killed in yesterday's strike in North Waziristan.


US drones kill 4 Haqqani Network fighters in North Waziristan strike

Today's strike is the second in Pakistan in six days. The Haqqani Network continues to operate freely in North Waziristan even though the group is closely allied with al Qaeda.


Taliban suicide assault team attacks Afghan Army base in Kapisa

The attack takes place just days after the governor of Kapisa said that the Taliban, HIG, and the Haqqani Network are in control of large areas of the province.


Pakistani Al-Qaeda and Haqqani Network Pose Threat to Afghanistan: Security Officials




Attack on Indian mission in Afghanistan raises specter of regional struggle




Jihadists launch suicide assault at Indian consulate in Jalalabad




US Senators Admonish Obama Over Haqqani-ISI Relationship




Insurgents increasing in east Afghanistan, but Afghan army sees gains




Al Qaeda 'paramilitary commander,' Haqqani Network leader reported killed in recent drone strike

Abu Saif al Jaziri is an al Qaeda "paramilitary commander"; Maulana Akhtar Zadran is from the same tribe as Mullah Sangeen, who works closely with al Qaeda and is thought to be holding the only US soldier who has been captured in Afghanistan.


US drones kill 17 in first strike in Pakistan in nearly a month

The strike took place in a village where two senior Haqqani Network leaders have been killed by the US over the past several years.


The Opening of the Taleban Office in Qatar: A Propaganda Coup and an Angry Government




US General Dunford: 'Fight for Afghan rights not over'




Suicide bomber kills 10 Afghan students, 2 US soldiers

The suicide bomber targeted a US and Afghan Local Police patrol as it passed by a high school in Paktia province. The US has stepped up raids against the Haqqani Network in Paktia.


Pakistani Taliban confirm death of deputy emir in drone strike

Spokesman Ihsanullah Ihsan said that Waliur Rehman was indeed killed yesterday in a drone strike in North Waziristan. Rehman was wanted by the US for involvement in terror plots, including the failed Times Square bombing.


US launches first drone strike in Pakistan in 6 weeks

The strike in North Waziristan killed seven people in an area administered by the al Qaeda-linked Haqqani Network. Senior Taliban commander Waliur Rehman is rumored to have been killed. The program had been put on hold for "political considerations."