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Taliban kills 13 in suicide assault on Kandahar government center

Three suicide bombers targeted a provincial meeting with tribal leaders. The strike is the latest in a series of complex attacks in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India.


US launches first strike in Arakzai tribal agency

predator-uav.jpgTwelve are killed in a US Predator strike as the air campaign continues to expand beyond the traditional hunting grounds of North and South Waziristan and Bajaur.


Baitullah Mehsud takes credit for Pakistan attacks, threatens US

Pakistan's Taliban leader threatened to strike in Washington and said the recent attacks on the Lahore police training center, a military convoy in Bannu, and a special police unit in Islamabad were in response to the US air campaign targeting Taliban leaders in Pakistan's tribal areas.


Waziristan-based terror group takes credit for Lahore assault

The Fedayeen-e-Islam, a front for the Jaish-e-Mohammed, said it conducted the attack on the Lahore police training center in retaliation for the Pakistan military's presence in the tribal areas


Terrorists storm Lahore police academy, kill more than 30

A terrorist assault team launched a complex attack against a police academy, killing dozens of recruits and officers. The attack is the latest in a series of complex military assaults by Pakistani terror groups.


Taliban capture 12 policemen in Khyber

The policemen were captured after a large Taliban force surrounded a police outpost near the Afghan border. The incident is the latest in a series of major strikes in the Peshawar region.


Taliban attack NATO supply lines in northwest Pakistan

A bridge in Khyber is severely damaged in a mortar attack while Taliban fighters rocketed a trucking terminal in Peshawar.


Analysis: US outlines new Afghanistan strategy

The focus is on Pakistan's sanctuaries, a troop and civilian "surge," accelerating the growth of the Afghan security forces, reconciliation with the Taliban, improved governance, and international cooperation.


Taliban suicide bomber kills 50, destroys mosque in Pakistan

A suicide bomber detonated in the middle of a mosque during Friday prayers. The Taliban is on pace to exceed the 2007 and 2008 yearly suicide attack totals.


Taliban suicide bomber kills 11 pro-government tribesmen in Pakistan

Baitullah's Mehsud's Taliban movement took credit for today's attack on a tribe that worked with the government to oppose the expansion of the Taliban.


Latest US strike targets al Qaeda safehouse in North Waziristan

The second airstrike in 24 hours killed five Taliban and al Qaeda operatives. The attack took place outside of Mir Ali in North Waziristan, where Abu Kasha al Iraqi operates.


US places bounty on senior Taliban and al Qaeda leaders

The Department of State has offered a $5 million reward for information leading to the capture of Baitullah Mehsud and Sirajuddin Haqqani, and a $1 million bounty on Abu Yahya al Libi.


US airstrike kills 8 in Baitullah Mehsud's hometown

The first attack inside Pakistan since March 15 killed eight "foreigners" in South Waziristan.


Al Qaeda-trained Britons return from Pakistan

More than 20 Britons have trained in al Qaeda camps inside Pakistan and are thought to be returning to Britain.


Coalition strike kills senior Taliban leader in Helmand

Maulawi Hassan and nine associates were killed in an airstrike in northern Helmand province as fighting intensifies in southern Afghanistan.


Coalition and Taliban forces battle throughout Afghanistan

More that 40 Taliban fighters and 15 Afghan security personnel have been killed during the past two days of fighting. Pakistan's Mullah Nazir threatens suicide attacks against US forces.


Taliban attacks another NATO trucking terminal in Peshawar

More than 50 NATO vehicles and containers have been destroyed in two attacks in Peshawar over the past two days.


US launches second strike outside of Pakistan's tribal areas

Two al Qaeda operatives and two Taliban fighters are reported to have been killed in an attack on a compound Bannu.


Taliban attacks NATO trucking terminal in Peshawar

More than 20 NATO vehicles are destroyed after a Taliban rocket attack set a terminal ablaze.


Pakistan proposes integration of Taliban into security forces

The Malakand Division Commissioner wants the Taliban to round out the area's police and tribal Levies forces.