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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.


US Predators kill 4 in North Waziristan

Four civilians may have been killed in the latest US Predator strike.


US, Afghan troops beat back Taliban assault on outpost in the east

Six Taliban fighters, including one wearing a suicide vest, were killed in the failed attack on Forward Operating Base Fenty.


Brigade 313 and Taliban team up for Karachi assault

Ilyas Kashmiri is thought to have planned yesterday's attack on the Crime Investigation Department headquarters in a highly secured area of Karachi. Several members of the assault team escaped during the battle.


Taliban kill 18 in suicide assault on police headquarters in Karachi

Two Taliban commanders and six Lashkar-e-Jhangvi operatives were being interrogated at the police headquarters when it was struck. The Taliban claimed it carried out the attack.


US Predators kill 6 Haqqani Network fighters in North Waziristan

The Haqqani Network fighters were killed in a missile barrage while returning from Khost province in Afghanistan.


Haqqani Network facilitator arrested on plane bound for Saudi Arabia

Afghan officials forced an airplane to return to Kabul International Airport to arrest a Haqqani Network facilitator and three associates.


Pakistani Taliban enlist 6 local groups in Wana region of South Waziristan

The Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan has announced that several Taliban groups based in areas under the command of Mullah Nazir have joined its ranks. Also, the Taliban spokesman denied that top commanders Hakeemullah and Qari Hussain Mehsud were killed in recent Predator strikes.


US kills 14 'militants' in pair of strikes in North Waziristan

Predators and Reapers hit terrorist havens in Miramshah and Datta Khel. Five "foreigners" were reported killed.


Suicide bomber kills 60 at mosque in Pakistan's northwest

The blast in Darra Adam Khel is the latest in a string of bombings and suicide attacks at religious sites in Pakistan. The Taliban claimed the attack.


US Treasury sanctions leaders of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed and Lashkar-e-Taiba

Massod Azhar, the leader of the Jaish-e-Mohammed, and Lashkar-e-Taiba leaders Azam Cheema, a top military commander, and Hafiz Abdul Rahman Makki, a political official, were placed on the US list of specially designated global terrorists.


US Predators kill 13 terrorists in 3 strikes in North Waziristan

Three strikes took place in the Miramshah, Datta Khel, and Mir Ali areas, all terrorist strongholds.


'Foreign fighter' cell leader captured in central Afghanistan

The commander led a cell of approximately 50 foreign fighters in the central province of Wardak.


8 Germans killed in Oct. 4 Predator strike in North Waziristan identified

The Germans were members of the Islamic Jihad Group. An operational commander, a financier, and an expert bomb maker were among those reported killed.