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Suicide bomber kills 19 outside Peshawar courthouse

More than 50 are wounded, six critically, in the latest suicide strike in the besieged city of Peshawar.

US airstrike kills 4 Taliban in North Waziristan

predator-uav.jpgThe US airstrikes in Pakistan have tapered off in the past three months.

Afghan forces battle the Haqqani Network in Paktika

Afghan troops killed 23 Haqqani Network fighters during a clash in the Barmal district. Arab and Pakistani fighters were reported killed in the battle.

Pakistani military hits Taliban in Arakzai

Hakeemullah-Mehsud-3-thumb.jpgTaliban leaders from South Waziristan have regrouped in Arakzai to continue their terror offensive against the Pakistani state.

Suicide bomber kills four in Peshawar

The attack took place near a police station and leveled a mosque. Another political leader was assassinated in the northwest.

Taliban kill Bajaur opposition leader, target Peshawar leader

Pak-Peshawar-tribal-assassination-thumb.jpgThe Taliban continue their campaign to weaken the tribal opposition in Pakistan's northwest.

Suicide bomber kills 10 at Peshawar checkpoint

Peshawar has been hit hard in the Taliban offensive; one-third of the major Taliban attacks have taken place in the northwestern province. Clashes were reported throughout the northwest.

Suicide bomber targets Pakistani intelligence headquarters in Peshawar

Ten Pakistanis have been reported killed and more than 35 wounded in an attack that targeted the headquarters of the Inter-Services Intelligence agency in the provincial capital. A second suicide attack killed seven at a police station in Bannu.

10 Pakistani troops killed, 8 missing in Mohmand

Ten Pakistani paramilitary troops and 10 Taliban fighters were killed during clashes in the Taliban-controlled tribal agency.

Suicide attack kills 24 in Pakistan's northwest

The bombing in Charsadda is the third suicide attack in the northwest in three days. Some Pakistanis refuse to believe the Taliban would carry out such attacks.

Suicide bomber kills anti-Taliban leader, 12 others near Peshawar

The attack killed a mayor who had raised a militia to battle the Taliban.

Pakistani Army enters key Taliban town

Soldiers have begun to clear the town of Makeen, where slain Taliban commander Baitullah Mehsud based his operations.

Army retakes fort in South Waziristan

The Ladha Fort was abandoned by the Frontier Corps during the summer of 2008 after the Taliban besieged the region. The Army said 28 Taliban fighters have been killed during fighting over the past day.

US kills 4 in North Waziristan airstrike

predator-uav.jpgUnmanned aircraft targeted al Qaeda and Taliban operatives in the Mir Ali region.

Pakistani troops enter another Taliban-held town

Heavy fighting has been reported in Ladha as soldiers have entered the Taliban stronghold. Two suicide bombers were killed in Hangu.

Pakistan captures two Taliban strongholds in South Waziristan

Luqman-Ameen-Abdullah.jpgThe military said the towns of Kanigoram and China are secured and that Sararogha is in the process of being cleared. The Taliban claim to have conducted strategic withdrawals from the region and to be preserving their forces to fight "a long war."

Suicide bomber kills 34 Pakistanis in Rawalpindi

The blast took place in a high-security area populated by hotels and military installations. The government has offered bounties for Taliban leaders.

Pakistani Army surrounds major Taliban strongholds in South Waziristan

The military said Makeen and Sararogha are now surrounded while troops have cleared half of Kanigoram.

Haqqani Network, al Qaeda, behind attack on UN guesthouse in Kabul

The attack was a joint operation between the Haqqani Network and the Lashkar al Zil. Siraj Haqqani and Ajmal, a senior Lashkar al Zil commander, have been implicated by Afghan intelligence.

Fighting spreads in Pakistan's northwest

In Khyber, seven Pakistani troops were killed in an IED attack. In South Waziristan, 21 Taliban fighters and two soldiers were killed as the military closes in on Sararogha. And in Arakzai, 12 Taliban were killed in strikes.