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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.


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.