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US Predators kill 5 'militants' in North Waziristan strike

Predators fired four missiles at targets in the Datta Khel area. The strike is the first in eight days.


Suicide bomber kills 50 in attack on tribal leaders in northwestern Pakistan

The suicide bombers targeted anti-Taliban tribal leaders as they met with local officials in the main town of Mohmand.


Haqqani Network suicide bomber kills 2 US troops in Afghan east

The attack is the latest against military and police installations in the Afghan east, where the Haqqani Network remains strong.


Financier for 'Mullah Dadullah Front' captured in Afghan south

The Mullah Dadullah Front is a Taliban group led by former Gitmo detainee Mullah Zakir. The group is considered the most radical, effective, and dangerous Taliban faction in southern Afghanistan.


US designates Pakistan-based leaders of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, Jaish-e-Mohammed as terrorists

Matiur-Rehman.jpgAmanullah Afrid, the top leader of the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi; Matiur Rehman, LeJ's operations chief; and Abdul Rauf Azhar, senior leader in Jaish-e-Mohammed, have been added to the US' list of terrorists.


US Special Forces teams deployed with Pakistani Army

Small teams have been secretly deployed to Pakistani military headquarters in the tribal areas to provide intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance support to units fighting the Taliban in Bajaur and in North and South Waziristan.


US Predators kill 4 'militants' in Mir Ali

predator-uav.jpgAnother vehicle was hit as it traveled in an area of North Waziristan known to host foreign terrorists plotting to attack Europe and the US.


Taliban suicide bombers kill 12 Afghan police in east

The Taliban took credit for the attack in Paktika, which was carried out by two suicide bombers wearing police uniforms.


Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan leader targeted in Afghan north

The "high-ranking Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan senior leader" facilitates suicide attacks in the north and is in close contact with leaders in Pakistan.


ISAF denies helicopters struck inside Pakistan

For the second time this week, ISAF denied reports that its helicopters penetrated Pakistani airspace in North Waziristan.


US Predators kill 4 'militants' in North Waziristan

Unmanned strike aircraft hit a vehicle as it traveled through the Mir Ali area, which has been the epicenter of an al Qaeda plot to attack the West.


US designates Lashkar-e-Taiba's charitable front as terror group

Falah-i Insaniat Foundation, its chief Hafiz Abdur Rauf, and two longtime members of Lashkar-e-Taiba were put on the US list of terror entities today.


Senior Taliban military commander killed in Helmand

Mullah Abdul Qayoum, the Taliban's shadow governor for the district of Sangin, was killed in an ISAF airstrike on Nov. 20. Qayoum commanded an estimated 600 to 800 Taliban fighters and served as a key link to the Taliban leadership in Pakistan.


NATO, Afghan officials negotiated with Taliban 'impostor'

Afghan and NATO officials thought they were in peace talks with Mullah Akhtar Mohammed Mansour, one of Mullah Omar's top two deputies who ran the Quetta Shura. The so-called leader turned out to be a fake.


5 Taliban killed in latest US Predator strike in North Waziristan

Predators hit a vehicle and a motorcycle in a village controlled by "good Taliban" commander Hafiz Gul Bahadar.


US Predators kill 9 'militants' near Miramshah

The unmanned US strike aircraft hit a compound and a vehicle in the village of Khaddi. A local Taliban commander was reported killed.


Haqqani Network leaders detained in Afghan east and north

Among those captured were a facilitator who aided al Qaeda, Taliban, and Haqqani Network suicide operations in Nangarhar, and another leader who served as a key link with the Taliban in the Afghan north.


US Predators kill 3 in North Waziristan

The strike is the fourth in the Mir Ali area this month. Foreign terrorists training to strike in the West have been harboring in the area.


49 Taliban fighters, 6 US troops killed during Kunar operation

A US platoon clearing the eastern part of the Pech River Valley engaged in a prolonged firefight with Taliban fighters on Sunday, killing scores and recovering significant weapons caches, while incurring several casualties.


US Predators hit a Taliban camp in North Waziristan

The strike is the second in the Ghulam Khan area in five days. Twenty "militants," including al Qaeda fighters, were reported killed.