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Taliban execute 21 Pakistani policemen in Peshawar

Since June 2011, the Taliban have conducted three mass executions of Pakistani security personnel.


Pakistani Taliban release video refuting rumors of leadership rift

hakeemullah-waliur-rahman-Dec2012.jpgThe Pakistani Taliban leaders are seen sitting side by side. Hakeemullah Mehsud also said the Taliban are "willing to get our heads cut off for al Qaeda."


US drones strike in Pakistan's Shawal Valley

More than one-fifth of the drone strikes in Pakistan this year have taken place in the remote valley in North Waziristan.


Taliban suicide bomber attacks US base in Khost

An Afghan policeman and two civilians were killed in a blast outside of Forward Operating Base Chapman, which is known to host CIA operations.


Taliban suicide bomber kills Pakistani provincial minister

Bashir Ahmed Bilour, the Minister for Local Government and Rural Development of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, was killed along with eight other people in today's attack in Peshawar.


Pakistani Taliban commander killed in bombing in Wana

Maulvi Abbas Wazir, a commander in the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan in the Wana area, was killed in a blast at his office yesterday. The attack is thought to be linked to an assassination attempt against Mullah Nazir late last month.


'Foreigners' reported killed in US drone strike in Pakistan

predator-uav.jpgThe unmanned Predators or Reapers destroyed a compound in the Mir Ali area, which is known to host top al Qaeda and other jihadist leaders and operatives.


US drone strike kills another al Qaeda commander in North Waziristan

Mohammad Ahmed al Mansoor, a midlevel Pakistani al Qaeda commander, is reported to have been killed in the attack. He is the fourth mid-to-senior-level al Qaeda leader reported killed since the US stepped up strikes since the end of November.


Al Qaeda religious leader thought killed in US drone strike

Khalid-bin-Abdul-Rahman-al-Husainan.jpgKhalid bin Abdul Rahman al Husainan, a senior religious scholar for al Qaeda who is also known as a Abu Zeid al Kuwaiti, is believed to have been killed in a recent drone strike in Pakistan.


US drones kill 3 'militants' in North Waziristan strikes

predator-uav.jpgThe drones hit a compound near Mir Ali, an area known to shelter al Qaeda's military and external operations councils, as well as a host of regional terror groups.


Pakistani Taliban group denies targeting Mullah Nazir in suicide attack

The top spokesman for the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan denied his group was involved in the assassination attempt that targeted Mullah Nazir, an al Qaeda-linked Taliban leader in South Waziristan.


ISAF kills IMU/Taliban district commander in Afghan north

Shukrullah "was the senior IMU/Taliban leader in the Almar district of Faryab province" and the "other two individuals killed with him were known Taliban insurgents."


Al Qaeda commander thought killed in South Waziristan drone strike

predator-uav.jpgAbdul Rehman al Zaman Yemeni, a mid-level leader, is reported to have been killed in today's attack. Sheikh Abdul Bari, another mid-level al Qaeda commander, is thought to have been killed in another strike in the same town on Nov. 29.


Boko Haram emir praises al Qaeda

Abubakar-Shekau.jpgAbubakar Shekau said he and his fighters support jihad in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Kashmir, Chechnya, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Somalia, Algeria, Libya, and Mali.


Al Qaeda-linked South Waziristan Taliban commander wounded in suicide attack

Mullah Nazir was wounded in a blast at a market in Wana that killed six people and wounded 12 more. No group has claimed credit for the attack.


US drones kill 3 'militants' in 1st strike in Pakistan in more than a month

The strike ends a 36-day-long pause in attacks in Pakistan's tribal areas. The pause is the second longest since the program was ramped up in 2008.


Pakistan offers high bounty for Taliban spokesman

Ihsanullah_Ihsan.jpgThe $2 million reward for Ihsanullah Ihsan is more than three times higher than that of the group's emir, Hakeemullah Mehsud, Waliur Rehman Mehsud, and other top Taliban leaders.


US adds Pakistani hawala, 2 Taliban financiers to terrorism list

Rahat Ltd., a Pakistan-based hawala, its owner, and the owner of the Quetta branch, were added to the terrorism list for supporting the Taliban, including Mullah Barich, the shadow governor of Helmand province.


Pro-Taliban Pakistani Islamist leader targeted in suicide attack

Qazi Hussain Ahmed, the former emir of the Jamaat-e-Islami, was unhurt in the suicide attack, which took place in the tribal agency of Mohmand.


Taliban release Nuristan attack video

The Taliban website has uploaded a 35-minute-long video depicting a series of attacks against Afghan security forces in the Kamdesh district in Nuristan province.