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The minister of state for foreign affairs castigated a US Embassy official for a drone strike, and called the US attacks a "violation of Pakistan's sovereignty and territorial integrity." Yesterday's drone strike in North Waziristan killed six "militants."

Substantial plans: 'Pakistan Army to be withdrawn from Swat'

US Internet spying foiled plot to attack NY subways - sources

US drones kill 6 in North Waziristan

predator-uav.jpgThe strike is the first in the Shawal Valley, a known terrorist haven, since late 2012. An unidentified "high value target" is reported to have been killed.

US adds al Qaeda explosives expert to list of global terrorists

Abd al Hamid al Masli, a Libyan, is a "key improvised explosive device (IED) facilitator" who operates in Waziristan. He temporarily served as the head of al Qaeda's military committee, likely after Abdullah Said al Libi, the former head of the Lashkar al Zil, was killed in a drone strike.

Window Closes For Pakistani Peace Talks With Taliban

Nawaz Sharif, the head of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, has been sworn in as prime minister. Sharif immediately called for the US to end drone strikes in Pakistan's tribal area. In the past he has called for negotiations with the Taliban.

Afghanistan - MoI Seeks UN's Help to Handle Pakistan

Engineer-turned-militia leader takes on Taliban

Missing context on the tribal 'Awakening' in Panjwai

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.

Pakistan - Other side of 'targeted operations'

Pakistan - Christian representatives seek 'mass asylum' in US, EU, Canada and Australia

Twenty Taliban fighters and three soldiers were killed during fighting in Arakzai. The Taliban killed a member of a police committee in Peshawar, and killed a security official and bombed a girls' school in Bannu.

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.

After vowing transparency, US mum on drone killing

Pakistan - Study reflects school textbooks need to be free of religious discrimination

US drones killed seven people in the first strike in Pakistan in six weeks. Waliur Rehman, the emir of Taliban forces in South Waziristan, is rumored to have been killed but the reports are unconfirmed. Polio vaccination aid workers were pelted with stones in Hangu.

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."

The Taliban killed a police chief and and four policemen in an IED attack in Shangla, the son of a peace committee in a bombing in Swat, and a female anti-polio aid worker in a shooting in Peshawar. Security forces detained 14 suspects in the Peshawar attack. The WHO has suspended polio vaccinations in Peshawar.