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Pakistan strikes Taliban camps in Khyber

Twenty Taliban fighters were reported killed during airstrikes on four camps, including a suicide training center in the Tirah Valley. US forces in Afghanistan pursued Taliban fighters into this region late last year.


Pakistan detains radical cleric Sufi Mohammed

The leader of the Radical TNSM was arrested after meeting with the banned group's shura in Peshawar.


Pakistani jihadis deny Osama bin Laden's son killed

The Taliban commanders said Sa'ad is fighting in Afghanistan and no members of Osama's inner circle have been killed.


Swat Taliban leader 'alive, healthy and has never been wounded' - spokesman

Shah Doran, Fazlullah's deputy, has been reported killed. Muslim Khan, the spokesman for Fazlullah, said the Taliban are prepared to retake Swat.


Osama bin Laden's son thought killed in Predator strike

Sa'ad bin Laden is believed to have been killed in a US Predator airstrike in Pakistan's tribal areas. The report has not been confirmed.


Anti-Baitullah Taliban groups merge, appoint new leader

The Abdullah Mehsud group has been reorganized under the command of Ikhlas Khan.


US Predator strikes in Pakistan: Observations

A look at the trends in the US air campaign against the Taliban and al Qaeda in Pakistan's tribal areas.


Mullah FM back on the air in Swat

Taliban commander Mullah Fazlullah returned to the airwaves, casting further doubts he is near death.


US, Afghan forces overrun Haqqani Network 'encampment' in Paktia

US and Afghan forces raided a large base run by the Haqqanis in a remote mountainous region that straddles the Khost-Gardez Pass.


US Predator strikes in North Waziristan, kills 5

Today's strike killed five Taliban fighters. The attack is the first to take place outside South Waziristan since May 16.


Haqqani Network threatens to execute captured US soldier

Afgh-missing-US-soldier-flyer-thumb.jpegMullah Sangeen, a senior commander in the Haqqani Network, threatened to kill a captured US soldier unless Coalition forces end operations in two districts in Paktika and Ghazni provinces in eastern Afghanistan.


South Waziristan offensive 'punitive,' not counterinsurgency

The Pakistani military is attempting to isolate and destroy Baitullah Mehsud, and does not intend to conduct a counterinsurgency in South Waziristan.


Tribal force kills 23 Pakistani Taliban

A local lashkar attacked a large Taliban force in the Mohmand tribal agency. Tribal militias have had little success against the Taliban in the past.


Explosion in Pakistan's Punjab province kills 11

The blast took place at the home of a local cleric who is known to train young boys. The blast is the most recent event far from the fighting in the northwest.


Mullah Fazlullah, Swat leadership safe: Taliban spokesman

Spokesman Mullah Omar claimed the Swat Taliban's leaders are safe and said they went underground at the onset of the Malakand operation.


US, Afghan forces strike at Haqqani Network in Afghanistan

A series of raids and a clash with the terror network in Ghazni and Khost provinces resulted in 22 fighters killed and two senior commanders captured.


US strikes Taliban communications center in South Waziristan

Three Taliban fighters are reported killed during the latest airstrike in Baitullah Mehsud's tribal areas.


Video: Taliban execute Swat tribal leader

Pir Samiullah was one of the few tribal leaders to put up significant resistance to Mullah Fazlullah and Ibn Amin. He and his lieutenants were brutally murdered and mutilated while the Pakistani Army stood by.


US kills 25 Taliban in second Predator strike in South Waziristan

Predators attacked a Taliban convoy in an attempt to kill a high value target.


US Predator strike on Taliban camp kills 8 in South Waziristan

predator-uav.jpgThe strike targeted the Taliban camp in Karwan Manza, which was featured in a recent propaganda video.