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Pakistan: India no longer a military threat

Pak officials behind killing of 11 French engineers: Report

Pakistan: Baitullah deputy claims killing of Zainuddin

Eighty-three Taliban fighters were killed in yesterday's Predator strike that targeted senior Taliban leaders. The Taliban killed five soldiers in Swat and wounded two civilians in a rocket attack in Bajaur. Fifty-seven Air Force officials have been arrested for supporting terrorism. Police detained 25 terrorism suspects in Lahore and in Karachi.

57 Pakistani Air Force officials arrested over links with terrorists

Jihadists helping displaced Pakistanis: aid group

Senior Taliban leaders targeted in yesterday's Predator strikes

Baitullah Mehsud, Qari Hussain Mehsud, and Mullah Sangeen Zadran were the targets of the follow-on Predator attack in South Waziristan that killed 83 Taliban fighters. Sangeen and Qari Hussain were reported killed, although this has not been confirmed.

More than 70 Taliban fighters were killed during two separate airstrikes in Makeen in South Waziristan. An Afghan Taliban commander was among those killed. Qari Zianuddin Mehsud, Baitullah's main tribal rival, was assassinated in Dera Ismail Khan. The Taliban killed three policemen in Peshawar and a paramilitary policeman in Khyber. Security forces detained five Taliban fighters in Karachi.

Scores of Taliban killed in second US strike in South Waziristan

Predators fired on the funeral of a Taliban commander near Baitullah Mehsud's stronghold in Makeen. More than 65 Taliban fighters were reported killed in the attack.

Six killed in US Predator attack in South Waziristan

The latest US airstrike in Pakistan's tribal areas hit a compound in Ladha, a region run by Baitullah Mehsud.

Militant camp may hold clues to Taliban operations

Baitullah's rival killed in Dera Ismail Khan

One of Baitullah Mehsud's followers shot and killed Qari Zainuddin Mehsud in Dera Ismail Khan. Zainuddin had denounced Baitullah and claimed he would fight alongside the military against Baitullah in South Waziristan.

Twenty-one Taliban fighters and civilians were killed in airstrikes in South Waziristan. A suicide bomber killed two policemen in Shangla. Interior Minister Rehman Malik denied he said that Mullah Fazlullah was wounded and surrounded. The military said the Swat offensive is in the final phase.

Pakistani aircraft pound Taliban in South Waziristan

More than 30 Taliban fighters are reported to have been killed in air and artillery strikes against Baitullah Mehsud's followers in the Taliban-controlled tribal agency.

Can Pakistan shut down Lashkar-i-Taiba?

The military said 27 Taliban fighters were killed in Bajaur, 12 were killed in South Waziristan, and seven more were killed in Swat. A tribal lashkar killed seven Taliban fighters in Dir. Eight people were killed during clashes in Kurram. The Taliban wounded five people during rocket attacks on government installations in Khyber.

Pakistan: Why does Zainuddin want to kill Baitullah?

Senior Al Qaeda and Afghan Taliban leaders meet with Baitullah

Siraj Haqqani, Abu Yahya al Libi, Abdul Haq, and two senior Taliban commanders met with the Pakistani Taliban chief to advise him to redirect his activities toward Afghanistan. The meeting took place the same week the US and Pakistani military launched airstrikes in South Waziristan and wounded a senior terrorist leader.

Pak's new strategy: Target Mehsud only

CQ Politics | NY Times was prepared to pay ransom for reporter kidnapped by the Taliban