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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.


Qari Zia Rahman survived Bajaur strike: Taliban leader

Neither the Taliban and al Qaeda commander, nor a Swat Taliban commander were killed in a Pakistani airstrike last week, according to Faqir Mohammed.


Suicide bombers kill 39 in Lahore

Detonating just seconds apart, two bombers targeted the Pakistani military. The attack is the third suicide strike in five days.


Top North Waziristan Taliban leader Bahadar rumored killed in US strike

Unconfirmed reports indicate that Hafiz Gul Bahadar may have been among those killed in yesterday's Predator strike in North Waziristan. Bahadar was the target of the strike, US intelligence officials told The Long War Journal.


US airstrike kills 15 in North Waziristan

predator-uav.jpgFive Predators fired seven missiles at Taliban fighters in a village near the Afghan border. The attack is the second in three days.


US aid group attacked in Pakistan's northwest; 6 killed

Six Pakistanis working for World Vision International, including two women, were killed after the Taliban stormed their office in Mansehra and opened fire.


US airstrike in North Waziristan kills 5 Haqqani Network fighters

The attack is the first this month and also the first in 12 days.


Adam Gadahn not in custody: Pakistani officials

The reports of the arrest of al Qaeda's American-born propagandist in Karachi appear to be a case of mistaken identity.


Faqir Mohammad survived airstrike in Pakistan's tribal areas

The Taliban commander was reported killed by Pakistan's Interior Minister in a strike in Mohmand last week.


Suicide bomber kills 11 in attack on anti-terror unit in Lahore

The attack leveled a headquarters of the Federal Investigation Agency, a law enforcement agency that has targeted the Taliban and al Qaeda.


American al Qaeda spokesman Adam Gadahn captured in Pakistan: Report

gadahn-03072010-thumb.JPGThe American charged with treason for serving as al Qaeda's mouthpiece is thought to have been detained in a Pashtun region in Karachi. The reports are unconfirmed.


Suicide bomber kills 14 in Pakistan's northwest

A young Taliban suicide bomber attacked a large convoy transporting Shia in the district of Hangu. Tensions rise in North Waziristan.


Top Taliban, al Qaeda leaders reported killed in Mohmand airstrikes

Unconfirmed reports indicate that Qari Zia Rahman and Faqir Mohammed were among 30 killed today in the tribal agency. Both leaders have been reported killed in the past.


Pakistan detains senior Afghan Taliban leader: Report

Agha Jan Mohtasim, the former Finance Minister during the Taliban regime and a relative of Mullah Omar, is reported to have been detained along with three associates.


Afghan Taliban's 'surge commander' Zakir not in custody

Mullah Abdul Qayum Zakir, a former detainee at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility, is not in Pakistani custody, according to US and Afghan intelligence officials.


Bajaur cleared of Taliban: Pakistani general

The commander of the Frontier Corps claimed the Taliban have been driven from Bajaur and the movement "is no longer significant" in the tribal areas.