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Taliban release videotape of Hakeemullah Mehsud

Hakeemullah-Mehsud-new-thumb.jpgThe leader of the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan is seen in an interview, but there is no indication as to when the tape was recorded.

Suicide bomber targets police in Pakistan's northwest

The blast leveled a police station and a mosque in the district of Karak, killing three policemen and a civilian.

Pakistani court blocks transfer of Mullah Baradar and four senior Taliban leaders to Afghanistan

The Lahore High Court ruled that Baradar and other members of the Quetta Shura could not be extradited to Afghanistan, the US, or any other country.

Suicide assault teams target foreigners in Afghan capital

A team of suicide bombers struck at sites frequented by foreigners. Five Indians are among the 17 people reported killed.

Fedayeen-i-Islam commander thought killed in US airstrike

Qari Mohammed Zafar is reported to have been killed in a recent strike outside of Miramshah. Zafar was involved in serveral major attacks in Pakistan, including the 2002 suicide attack on the US Consulate in Karachi. The US has a $5 million bounty out for Zafar.

US hits Haqqani Network in North Waziristan, kills 8

Unmanned strike aircraft hit a compound and a vehicle in a village outside of Miramshah. Three foreign fighters are among those killed.

The Afghan Taliban's top leaders

A look at the Afghan Taliban's top leaders, its regional military shuras, and its governing committees.

Iran captures Jundallah's leader

abdulmalik-rigi-thumb.jpgAbdul Malik Rigi, the founder and leader of Jundallah, was captured during an operation in eastern Iran, the Intelligence Ministry said.

Suicide bomber kills senior anti-Taliban leader in Nangarhar

Mohammad Haji Zaman, a former mujahedeen commander who fought against al Qaeda at Tora Bora, was killed along with 14 others in an attack at a tribal meeting.

Another senior Afghan Taliban leader detained in Pakistan

Maulvi Abdul Kabir, the leader of the Taliban's shura in Peshawar and a key link to allied terror groups, has been captured by Pakistani intelligence officials in Nowshera in the Northwest Frontier Province.

Senior al Qaeda military commander killed in Predator strike

Sheikh Mansoor, an al Qaeda military commander in North Waziristan, is thought to have been killed in the Feb. 17 airstrike. Mansoor was a Canadian citizen and directed attacks in Afghanistan.

Suicide bombers attack police in Pakistan's northwest

The Taliban hit two police stations in the relatively stable district of Mansehra; a police chief was killed. The Pakistani Air Force killed 30 Taliban fighters in airstrikes in South Waziristan.

Jalaluddin Haqqani's son killed in North Waziristan strike: Report

Mohammed Haqqani, a military commander in the Haqqani Network, is thought to have been killed in yesterday's strike outside of Miramshah that targeted his brother, Siraj.

36 killed in bombings in Pakistan's tribal areas

Rival extremist groups vie for control in Khyber; a blast kills 11 civilians in Arakzai.

Pakistan captures Afghan Taliban's shadow governor of Baghlan province

Mullah Mir Mohammad was arrested along with Mullah Abdul Salam, the shadow governor of Kunduz. Pakistan also rounded up nine al Qaeda operatives and local Taliban commanders in Karachi.

US airstrikes target Haqqani Network in North Waziristan

Three Haqqani Network fighters are among the four terrorists reported killed in the fourth US attack in five days. Siraj Haqqani was the target of the strike.

Pakistan detains Taliban shadow governor of Kunduz

Mullah Abdul Salam was captured by the ISI and CIA in Faisalabad one week ago. Salam is the second senior Taliban leader captured in Pakistan in the past two weeks.

Latest US airstrike kills 3 in North Waziristan

The attack is the third in four days, and may signal an uptick in US operations in the tribal areas.

Taliban confirm Mullah Baradar captured

Two Taliban leaders said Mullah Omar's deputy has indeed been captured, and that it occurred not in Karachi but during the operation in Marja in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

Mullah Baradar, the Afghan Taliban's deputy commander, reported captured in Karachi

Pakistani and US intelligence services captured the deputy leader and operational commander of the Afghan Taliban during a raid in Karachi, US officials told The New York Times. A Taliban spokesman denied the report.