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CIA suicide bomber appears on tape with leader of Pakistani Taliban

Balawi-Hakeemullah-thumb2.JPGThe Jordanian who attacked a CIA base in Khost, Afghanistan, Humam Khalil Muhammed Abu Mulal al Balawi, is seen on a martyrdom tape with Hakeemullah Mehsud, the leader of the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan.


US strike kills 5 in North Waziristan

The latest strike is the fifth in nine days. A safe house run by Hafiz Gul Bahadar was hit.


Al Qaeda Shadow Army commander thought killed in Dec. 17 strike

Abdullah Said al Libi may have been killed in the swarm attack in Datta Khel in North Waziristan that also killed Zuhaib al Zahibi.


US killed al Qaeda's Lashkar al Zil commander in airstrike

Mustafa Abu Yazid, al Qaeda's leader in Afghanistan, confirmed that Abdullah Said al Libi was killed in a US airstrike. Yazid confirmed this in a tape praising the suicide attack on the CIA base in Khost.


US, Afghan forces target insurgent leaders in the East

ISAF said 23 "key insurgent leaders" were killed in eastern Afghanistan between mid-November and December 2009.


US kills 17 in latest North Waziristan strike

Aircraft twice hit a Taliban training camp in Datta Khel. Two "foreigners" are reported to have been killed in the third strike this year.


Suicide bomber targets Pakistani Army in Kashmir

Three security personnel were killed in an attack on an Army barracks. It was the fourth suicide attack in Pakistan-held Kashmir since June 2009.


Taliban torch village in Arakzai

The Taliban and the government continue to battle for control of the tribal area. Anti-Taliban tribal militias have been hit hard.


Analysis: US air campaign in Pakistan heats up

strikes_2004-2009%20%281-4-10%29-thumb3.jpg The US conducted 47 percent more strikes in 2009 than in 2008, and there is no sign the intensity of the campaign will abate in 2010.


US airstrike kills 2 Taliban fighters in Mir Ali in Pakistan

The strike is the third in the Mir Ali region in North Waziristan since New Year's Eve. Taliban commander Sadir Noor was the target of the strike.


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.