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ISI's sudden turnaround: Says terror bigger threat than India

'Lady al Qaeda' sentenced to 86 years in prison

aafia-siddiqui-thumb.jpgAafia Siddiqui, dubbed "Lady al Qaeda" in the press, was sentenced to 86 years in prison on Thursday. Siddiqui was part of 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed's network and participated in plotting against the US Homeland.

The Taliban killed two people in attacks on NATO fuel trucks in Khyber and bombed two girls' schools in Peshawar. Security forces detained 30 "militants" in Khyber. Five people were killed in ethnic violence in Karachi.

Pakistan hikes defence budget by Rs 110bn

Where did Pakistan's ISI spend Rs 5.55 billion?

US official explains National Counterterrorism Center's view of the enemy

NCTC director Michael Leiter testified before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee on Wednesday. Leiter's testimony highlights al Qaeda's close ties to other jihadist organizations.

Al Qaeda-linked IMU claims deadly ambush on Tajik troops

An Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan spokesman named Abdufattoh Ahmadi claimed the attack that killed 25 Tajik soldiers on Sept. 19.

US covert paramilitary presence in Afghanistan much larger than thought

Security forces killed 44 "rebels" in Khyber and four Taliban fighters in Bajaur. Ten Taliban fighters and three paramilitary troops were killed in Peshawar. An Anti-Terrorist Court refused bail for three men accused of aiding the Times Square plot in New York City.

Risk of small-scale attacks by al-Qaeda and its allies is rising, officials say

US troops defeat Haqqani Network assault on base in Khost

While trying to mass for an attack on Combat Outpost Spera, 27 Haqqani Network fighters were killed.

Pakistan - Editorial: Jirga 'justice™

Pakistan floods hit militant fight: Holbrooke

CIA Afghan paramilitary force hunts militants

Senior German al Qaeda operative thought killed in Predator strike in Pakistan

Unconfirmed reports indicate Bekkay Harrach may have been killed in a strike on a Haqqani Network compound in August. Harrach is on al Qaeda's external operations committee.

US launches new strike in Pakistan, Taliban commander reported killed

The US carried out two strikes on Sept. 21. Mullah Shamsullah, Mullah Nazir's second in command, is rumored to be among those killed.

The US launched two Predator strikes in South Waziristan; 26 Taliban, including Mullah Nazir's deputy, were reported killed. The military killed eight "militants" in Kurram. Two Frontier Corps troops were killed in an IED attack in Khyber.

US strike kills 16 in South Waziristan

The strike is the first that hit in an area under the control of "good Taliban" leader Mullah Nazir since July 25. Nazir's aide is rumored to have been killed in the strike.

British pensioner arrested in Taliban stronghold on Afghan border

Radical Islam challenges Central Asian leaders