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US airstrike targets Haqqani Network in North Waziristan

predator-uav.jpgNine Haqqani Network fighters have been reported killed. The strike is the first in 10 days.


Wanted Abu Sayyaf operative reported killed in North Waziristan

usman.jpgThe US has a $1 million bounty on Abdul Basit Usman for conducting attacks that murdered civilians. He is thought to have been killed in a strike on Jan. 14.


No new offensives against the Taliban this year: Pakistani Army

"We are not going to conduct any major new operations against the militants over the next 12 months" as the military is "overstretched," the top Pakistani military spokesman said. The government has also agreed to a peace deal with the Mehsud tribes in South Waziristan.


US airstrike in North Waziristan kills 6

The strike hit a compound in the Datta Khel region, a region that hosts a headquarters for al Qaeda's Shadow Army.


Latest US airstrike in Pakistan kills 20

The US again targeted Hakeemullah in a region in North Waziristan that borders South Waziristan.


'I am alive' - Hakeemullah Mehsud

Balawi-Hakeemullah-thumb2.JPGThe Taliban chief released another audiotape to reporters; this time he provided a date to prove he is alive.


Wanted Palestinian reported killed in US airstrike in North Waziristan

rahim-thumb.JPGJamal Saeed Abdul Rahim, of the Abu Nidal Organization who participated in killing 22 hostages during the 1986 hijacking of Pan Am flight 73, is thought to have been killed in the Jan. 9 airstrike.


US strikes kill 11 in North Waziristan

Eight Taliban and three "foreigners" were reported killed in the most recent strikes in North Waziristan. The US has carried out nine strikes in Pakistan over the past 16 days.


Pakistani Taliban chief survived US airstrike

Hakeemullah-Mehsud-3-thumb.jpgHakeemullah Mehsud dodged yesterday's airstrike, according to US intelligence officials. He may have been wounded in the attack.


Hakeemullah Mehsud targeted in latest US airstrike in Pakistan

The leader of the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan was reported killed in the early morning strike in North Waziristan. His spokesman denied he was killed.


Tracking the US air campaign in Pakistan

pred-strikes-pie-thumb2.jpgThe data on the US airstrikes against the Taliban and al Qaeda in Pakistan's lawless tribal agencies, updated in real time.


US airstrike hits Taliban camp in North Waziristan

predator-uav.jpgThe latest attack targeted a compound formerly used as a seminary. Ten Taliban fighters are thought to have been killed.


Jordanian al Qaeda operative killed in US airstrike in Pakistan

Mansur-al-Shami-thumb.JPGMansur al Shami was an al Qaeda ideologue and a bodyguard for al Qaeda's leader in Afghanistan. His death was reported on jihadist forums.


US airstrike kills 4 Taliban fighters in North Waziristan

The strike targeted a training center in a region run by Taliban commander Hafiz Gul Bahadar. Today's strike is the fifth this year and the sixth in 10 days.


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.