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Pakistani Taliban leader killed by US after 4-year hunt

Hakeemullah Mehsud led the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan for four years before being killed today in a drone strike.


US drone strike targets head of Pakistani Taliban

Hakeemullah's bodyguard was killed in a strike in North Waziristan that leveled a compound and killed four other "militants." A senior commander is rumored to be among them.


US drone strike kills 3 'militants' in North Waziristan

The strike is the first recorded in Pakistan in a month, and took place in an area administered by the al Qaeda-linked Haqqani Network.


Afghan Taliban deny opposition to suicide attacks

The Taliban's official spokesman denounced Mawlana Abdul Aziz, who purported to speak for the group, as a fraud. Aziz told the Pakistani media that suicide attacks are "unlawful."


ISIS photos show children training at 'al Zarqawi Cubs Camp'

The ISIS images are similar to videos and photographs of child training camps in Pakistan's tribal areas that are run by the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan, the Turkistan Islamic Party, and the Islamic Jihad Union.


Senior al Qaeda leader and former US detainee killed in drone strike in 2012

Hassan Ghul served as Osama bin Laden's emissary to Abu Musab al Zarqawi, and later disclosed key information that led to the killing of bin Laden. The US captured Ghul in Iraq in 2004 and transferred him to Pakistan in 2006, where he was freed one year later, only to rejoin al Qaeda.


US grabs Pakistani Taliban commander from Afghan intel

Latif Mehsud, a top deputy to Hakeemullah Mehsud, the emir of the al Qaeda-linked Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan, is said to have been captured by US forces while being escorted by the NDS after conducting a meeting to exchange Afghan prisoners for cash.


Afghan Taliban support Pakistani branch, spokesman claims

Shahidullah Shahid, the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan's senior spokesman, also said that Mullah Fazlullah is operating from the northeastern Afghan province of Kunar.


Taliban commander Mullah Fazlullah claims credit for assassinating Pakistani general

Fazlullah-Umar-Media-video-SITE.jpgThe Taliban released video of the attack that killed Major General Sanaullah Niazi, the Army commander for Swat. Fazlullah said negotiations with the government are merely "a component of war."


Haqqani Network said to name successor to Mullah Sangeen

Bilal Zadran is said to have replaced Mullah Sangeen Zadran, who is thought to have been killed in a US drone strike in North Waziristan in early September.


Pakistan condemns latest drone strike in North Waziristan

Today's attack in the Taliban-controlled tribal agency of North Waziristan is the second by the US in two days. The strike took place in Datta Khel, a known hub of al Qaeda activity.


US drones target Haqqani Network in North Waziristan strike

Three Haqqani network fighters were killed in the attack, which took place in the same town where Mullah Sangeen Zadran is rumored to have been killed in another drone strike earlier this month.


US drones kill 7 in North Waziristan strike

The strike is the first in nearly three weeks, and targeted a militant compound in Shawal, a known jumpoff point for jihadists heading to Afghanistan.


Taliban assassinate senior Pakistani Army general in Dir

Major General Sanaullah commanded Pakistani army forces in Swat; Lieutenant Colonel Tauseef commanded the 33 Baloch Regiment. Both were killed in an IED attack in Upper Dir.


Pakistan to free Taliban leader Mullah Baradar

Mullah Omar's former deputy, who was detained in Karachi in 2010, will be freed in Pakistan, not Afghanistan.


Taliban confirm death of Badruddin Haqqani in drone strike last year

Badruddin.jpgThe Taliban, including Mullah Omar, eulogized Badruddin in a video released on their official website. Badruddin was thought to have been killed in a US drone strike in August 2012.


Mullah Sangeen Zadran, al Qaeda commander reported killed in drone strike

Mullah-Sangeen_Zadran-FMIG-video-Oct2012.jpgThe senior Haqqani Network commander and a Lashkar al Zil explosives expert are said to be among those killed in yesterday's strike in North Waziristan.


US drones kill 4 Haqqani Network fighters in North Waziristan strike

Today's strike is the second in Pakistan in six days. The Haqqani Network continues to operate freely in North Waziristan even though the group is closely allied with al Qaeda.


Ansarul Muhajideen kills 9 Pakistanis in IED attack in North Waziristan

The terror group's spokesman claimed the attack was carried out to avenge yesterday's US drone strike that is said to have killed four members of the Turkistan Islamic Party.


US drones kill 4 Turkistan Islamic Party fighters in Pakistan strike

The strike in Pakistan is the first reported in the country in more than a month. The Turkistan Islamic Party fighters were allied with Hafiz Gul Bahadar, who is considered by the Pakistani government to be a "good Taliban."