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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.


Marines push south in Operation Dagger

The Marines at the newly established Combat Outpost Payne in Khanishin are tasked with blocking the Taliban cross-border activity into Pakistan.


US Predator strike kills 16 Taliban and al Qaeda in South Waziristan

Six of the last eight US airstrikes in Pakistan have targeted Baitullah's camps and safe houses in South Waziristan.


Pakistan releases Sufi Mohammed

The pro-Taliban cleric behind the failed Malakand accord was released after a two-month detention. The move comes as military operations are still underway in Swat.


Taliban threaten collaborators in North Waziristan

Hafiz Gul Bahadar issued night letters warning tribesmen he would use suicide bombers against anyone cooperating with the government.


US forces repel Taliban suicide assault, kill 22 Taliban fighters

The complex assault on a base in Afghanistan's Paktika province was stopped short by US troops, who then hunted down the Haqqani Network fighters behind the attack.


13 Taliban fighters killed in US airstrikes in Pakistan

predator-uav.jpgA Taliban leader responsible for training suicide bombers is reported to be among those killed during the pair of airstrikes in Baitullah Mehsud's tribal areas.


Haqqani Network captures US soldier in Afghanistan

Mullah Sangeen Zadran, a senior lieutenant to Sirajuddin Haqqani, took credit for the kidnapping and said the soldier's fate is in the hands of the Taliban leadership.


US sanctions Pakistani Lashkar-e-Taiba and al Qaeda leaders

Four terror leaders are singled out, while Pakistani terror groups in Kashmir and the Northern Areas are thriving.


Pakistani Army rejects North Waziristan operation

The military dropped pamphlets over the Taliban-controlled tribal agency, announcing the peace agreement is intact and saying the military would retaliate only if attacked.