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Senior Taliban leader reported killed in New Year's Eve strike

Haji Omar Khan, a long-time ally of Taliban leader Mullah Omar, was killed in the attack in Machi Khel, according to his family.


US kills 3 Taliban in second strike in North Waziristan

The US hit a vehicle as it traveled in the Taliban-controlled tribal agency. The attack is the second in the Mir Ali region in 24 hours.


Suicide bomber kills 90 at volleyball game in Pakistan

The blast in Lakki Marwat leveled nearby homes. The attack took place in a town recently under control of the Taliban.


US kills 4 in North Waziristan airstrike

predator-uav.jpgThe attack in the Mir Ali region is the 52nd recorded cross-border strike by the US in 2009.


Pakistan kills Arab, Bangladeshi al Qaeda operatives in South Waziristan

Four al Qaeda fighters were killed during a raid in a hospital in Wana, a region under the control of 'good' Taliban leader Mullah Nazir.


Pakistani Taliban take credit for Karachi suicide attack

Asmatullah-Mehsud.JPGThe Dec. 28 Karachi suicide attack killed 43 people. Taliban commander Asmatullah Bhittani said such attacks would continue.


Suicide bomber kills 30 Shia mourners in Karachi

The attack is the latest against Shia worshippers during a religious festival. The al Qaeda-linked Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, which has regrouped in Karachi, is the prime suspect.


Taliban execute Bajaur tribal leader

The anti-Taliban tribal leader is the sixth who has been assassinated in Bajaur since Oct. 3.


US strike kills 4 terrorists in North Waziristan

Unmanned US strike aircraft hit a safe house in Saidgai in Pakistan's Taliban-controlled tribal agency.


Taliban release propaganda video of captive US soldier

Bowe-Bergdahl-12252009-thumb2.JPGPrivate First Class Bowe Bergdahl, the US soldier who was captured by the Haqqani Network in June 2009 in Paktika province, is seen in fatigues and sunglasses.


Afghan forces capture dangerous Taliban commander in Nimroz

Mullah Sher Malang is known to organize suicide attacks and roadside bombings in western Afghanistan. He is a deputy of Mullah Abdullah Zakir, the Taliban's chief of military operations in southern Afghanistan.


Bin Laden's brother-in-law target of latest US strike in Pakistan

Sheikh Saeed al Saudi, a member of al Qaeda's executive council, was targeted by the US after intelligence indicated he was attending a high-level meeting.


'Good' Taliban destroy Afghan Army base

Pakistani Taliban forces under the command of Mullah Nazir blew up a military base across the border in Afghanistan.


US airstrike kills 8 Punjabi Taliban in North Waziristan

The attack is the third two days in the Datta Khel region in Pakistan's Taliban-controlled tribal agency of North Waziristan.


Taliban kill 12 in suicide attack at mosque in Pakistan's northwest

The attack took place at a mosque frequented by police in Lower Dir. Two children were among those killed.


Al Qaeda Shadow Army commander killed in US strike

Zuhaib al Zahibi, "a well-known commander" in the Lashkar al Zil, was among the seven Arabs reportedly killed in the strike.


US kills 18 terrorists in two airstrikes in North Waziristan

predator-uav.jpgTwo insurgents were killed in Datta Khel and 16 more were killed in Degan and Ambor Shaga.


Pakistani military continues offensives in Kurram, Arakzai

The Frontier Corps claimed 49 Taliban fighters were killed during battles in the tribal agencies where the Taliban regrouped after the South Waziristan operation.


Bombing kills 33 in Pakistan's South Punjab

The attack is the second in South Punjab in the past week.


Pakistan ignores US requests to tackle the Haqqani Network

Strategic depth, anger at the US, and fear of a military revolt keep Pakistan from moving against the Haqqani network and the Quetta Shura.