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US Predators miss target in South Waziristan strike

Four "rebels" escaped after the first volley of missiles missed their target. Three of the last six Predator strikes have taken place in South Waziristan.


A shooting in Pakistan reveals fraying alliance




Security forces killed six "militants" in Arakzai. Four people were killed in a rocket attack in Jaffarabad. The Taliban torched two NATO fuel trucks in Mach and bombed a mosque in Peshawar.




Raid in Afghan east targets Hizb-i Islami Khalis leader

The Hizb-i Islami Khalis helped Osama bin Laden enter Afghanistan in 1996, and aided in his escape to Pakistan during the Battle of Tora Bora. ISAF has not mentioned HIK by name in its press releases prior to today.


ISAF targets another IMU commander in Baghlan




US Predators killed five "militants" in a strike in Mir Ali in North Waziristan. The military successfully test fired a nuclear-capable missile.




US Predators kill 5 in al Qaeda haven in North Waziristan

Predators fired a second round of missiles at a car, indicating that an important terrorist leader or operative was the target of the strike.


Taliban fighters moving back into former Afghanistan stronghold




An anti-Taliban tribal leader threatened to stop supporting the government after a suicide attack in Peshawar. Some Pakistani drivers for NATO supplies have refused to ship materials to Afghanistan. The Taliban bombed two schools and a bridge in Khyber.




Anti-Taliban militia commander threatens to quit, join Taliban, after Peshawar suicide attack




A suicide bomber killed 37 people in an attack at a funeral in Peshawar. A Pakistani general said US Predator strikes are killing terrorists and very few civilians. Security forces detained four Taliban operatives in Karachi.




250 clerics declare suicide attacks haram




US Predators are killing 'hardcore elements' and 'foreigners' - Pakistani general

The commander of Pakistan's 7 Division, which operates in North Waziristan, claimed that few civilians are killed in the covert US airstrikes in Pakistan's tribal areas.


Pakistan's Islamist parties challenge weakening government




Most of those killed in drone attacks were terrorists: Pakistani military




Putting Afghan plan into action proves difficult




Petraeus sees military progress in Afghanistan




Pakistan faces educational 'emergency', says government




Official: Iran shipped powerful rockets to Taliban




Taliban suicide bomber kills 37 at funeral in Peshawar

The Taliban claimed credit for the attack, which targeted members of an anti-Taliban militia in the Matni area. The Taliban have targeted the same militia in the past.
 
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