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Taliban 'fleeing' Arakzai to Khyber

More than 419 Taliban fighters and only eight soldiers have been reported killed during clashes in Arakzai since mid-March.


Pakistani airstrikes in Khyber kill 45

Dozens of civilians and members of the Lashkar-e-Islam were killed in an airstrike on a tribal meeting attended by the Taliban-like extremist group.


Taliban release video of captive US soldier

PFC-Bowe-Bergdahl-04072010.JPGPrivate First Class Bowe Bergdahl was captured by the Haqqani Network in June 2009. He was last seen in a Taliban video released on Christmas Day 2009.


Taliban assault on US consulate in Peshawar repelled

The terror assault team attempted to breach the outer wall and storm the consulate in the provincial capital, but was stopped by Pakistani security forces. In Dir, a suspected suicide bomber killed 30 people at a political gathering.


US sanctions two Europe-based al Qaeda operatives

Ahmad Khalaf Shabib al Dulaymi supports al Qaeda in Iraq as well as the global network, while Atilla Selek supports the Islamic Jihad Union and has operated in Pakistan.


Taliban leader escapes ambush in Pakistan's northwest

Maulvi Noor Jamal, the Taliban's leader in Kurram, survived an assassination attempt in Arakzai.


US strikes kill 6 in North Waziristan

predator-uav.jpgUnmanned US aircraft struck a compound in the village of Tapi. Pakistani military kills 36 Taliban in neighboring Arakzai.


US strike kills 4 in North Waziristan

The latest airstrike hit a compound in the Mir Ali region, a haven for the Taliban and al Qaeda.


Taliban counterattack in Arakzai, overrun military outpost

More than 100 Taliban fighters overran a Frontier Corps outpost, killing five troops, including a senior officer, before the military retook control of the base.


Pakistan strikes Taliban camps in Arakzai

Pakistani fighter-bombers struck at hideouts in the Taliban-controlled trial agency. One of the targets was a seminary run by the Tablighi Jamaat.


US kills 6 in strike against Haqqani Network

The strike targeted the Haqqani Network and is the fifth since March 16.


Hekmatyar's 'peace plan' calls for NATO withdrawal by 2011

Gulbiddin-Hekmatyar.jpgThe al Qaeda-linked leader sent a delegation to meet with the Afghan government. Conditions include an end to military operations and the withdrawal of "foreign fighters" after a NATO withdrawal.


US strike kills 4 in North Waziristan

The airstrike is the fourth in the Taliban-controlled tribal area in six days. The Taliban murdered four "US spies" in North Waziristan.


Kurram lashkar cuts deal with the Taliban

After 10 days of fighting, the two groups have signed a peace agreement. The Pakistani military claims success in Arakzai.


Tribal militia battles the Taliban in Pakistan's Kurram agency

Over the past six days, 37 Taliban fighters have been reported killed in the remote tribal agency.


Key al Qaeda operative killed in US strike in North Waziristan

Sadam Hussein Al Hussami, who is also known as Ghazwan al Yemeni, was a top operative in al Qaeda's external operations network. He aided in the suicide attack on Combat Outpost Chapman, which killed seven CIA officials and a Jordanian intelligence officer.


US kills 8 terrorists in 2 new airstrikes in North Waziristan

The US launched a strike in the village of Hamzoni and another in Datta Khel, the second there in two days.


US Predator strike in North Waziristan kills 11 Taliban, al Qaeda

Two compounds were hit in Datta Khel, a known al Qaeda hideout.


Hakeemullah Mehsud is alive, says former ISI officer

Khalid Khawaja, the "consigliere" for the Taliban and al Qaeda, said that two of his associates met with the Pakistani Taliban leader on March 9.


Suicide bomber kills 14 in Pakistan's Swat Valley

The attack bomber targeted the police, while an anti-Taliban tribal leader is gunned down in Peshawar.