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'Good' Taliban commander halts polio vaccinations over drone strikes

"Polio campaigns are also used to spy for America against the mujahideen (holy warriors), one example of which is Dr. Shakil Afridi," a statement released by Hafiz Gul Bahadar said.


US drones strike in Miramshah's bazaar, kill 3 militants

The strike is the second in 24 hours. The US has attacked targets in Miramshah's bazaar four times since the beginning of March 2010; two top-level al Qaeda leaders were killed in those strikes.


North Waziristan drone strike kills 4 'militants'

The strike took place near Miramshah, a stronghold of the al Qaeda-linked Haqqani Network.


NGOs are 'targets' in South Waziristan, say Pakistani Taliban

The Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan distributed pamphlets in the Mehsud areas of South Waziristan and threatened to punish anyone working with the government.


NDS arrests senior Taliban leader and 14 others linked to school poisonings

Afghan intelligence officials announced the arrest of 15 suspects in connection to the series of suspected poison attacks against girls' schools in northern Afghanistan. Among those arrested were a Taliban deputy shadow governor and three women.


Taliban kill 21 Afghans in double suicide attack

"The agents of Punjab have once again spilled the blood of innocent civilians," Kandahar's chief of police said, referring to Pakistan's influence over the Taliban.


Abu Yahya al Libi killed in latest drone strike, US officials say

US officials have confirmed that al Libi was killed in yesterday's drone strike in Mir Ali. Al Qaeda has not confirmed his death.


US drones kill 15 in North Waziristan strike

The strike in Mir Ali is the third in Pakistan in three days, and the eighth in the two weeks since the US failed to get Pakistan to reopen the supply lines for NATO forces in Afghanistan.


Latest US drone strike kills 10 'militants' in South Waziristan

The drones targeted a group of Taliban and "foreigners" who gathered to note the death of one of Mullah Nazir's commanders, who was killed in yesterday's drone strike.


US drones kill 'good' Taliban commander in South Wazirstan

Rahmanullah, "a key commander" for Mullah Nazir, was reported killed in today's strike. Nazir considers himself an al Qaeda leader.


US troops repel suicide assault on base in eastern Afghanistan

"Some insurgents were able to get inside the perimeter" of Forward Operating Base Salerno, "but they were neutralized," a US military spokesman told LWJ.


IMU eulogizes military commander, media operative

mansoor-abbos.jpgCommander Abbos Mansoor was named the military emir of the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan just days before he was killed in a drone strike, while Abdul Aziz served as a combat cameraman and producer for Jundallah Studio.


Emir tells of Taliban's rise to power in remote Pakistani tribal agency

Hafiz-Saeed-Khan.jpgHafiz Saeed Khan, the leader of the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan in Arakzai, said his followers killed or ejected tribal leaders who opposed Taliban rule.


ISAF kills al Qaeda's 2nd in command for Afghanistan

Sakhr al Taifi, a senior leader from Saudi Arabia who communicated with top al Qaeda leaders based in Pakistan, was killed in yesterday's airstrike in Kunar.


US drones kill 8 in pair of strikes in North Waziristan

The drone program will resume, as Pakistan has balked at reopening NATO's supply lines into Afghanistan, a US intelligence official involved in the program told LWJ.


4 'militants' killed in latest US drone strike in Pakistan

predator-uav.jpgThe US has struck three times in the past five days in Pakistan's Taliban-controlled tribal agency of North Waziristan.


ISAF captures IMU facilitator in northeastern Afghanistan

Badakhshan province has become a haven for the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan.


US adds Abdullah Azzam Brigades to list of terror groups

Today's designation takes place after the terror group's emir and top bomb maker were added to the list of global terrorists late last year.


US drones kill 10 in Mir Ali strike

The strike is the second in two days and targeted a compound in an area of North Waziristan known to serve as a nexus for al Qaeda, the Taliban, and other jihadist groups.


ISAF kills Taliban's deputy shadow governor for Nuristan

Jamil ur Rahman was killed just one week after ISAF captured a liaison to the Peshawar Shura who also served as a facilitator for the Taliban's shadow governor in Nuristan.