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Taliban executes Pakistani troops in Mohmand

The Taliban has launched attacks in the tribal agencies of Mohmand and Bajaur, where the military claimed to have defeated the group.

Car bomb kills 8 in Peshawar

Seven policemen, one civilian killed in the latest attack on police in the provincial capital.

Banned Pakistani terror group suspected in Lahore attack

Pakistani investigators believe the Lashkar-e-Taiba was responsible for this week's military assault on the Sri Lankan cricket team. Lashkar-e-Taiba denied involvement.

Pakistan denies India behind Lahore attack

predator-uav.jpgOne day after intimating that India was behind the assault on the Sri Lankan cricket team, Pakistan's interior minister said there is no evidence of Indian involvement.

Taliban violate Swat truce, kill two soldiers

The military failed to respond to ambush. President Zardari claimed talks are being held with 'traditional local clerics' and not the Taliban.

Pakistani terrorists assault Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore

A 12-man squad hit the cricket team as it traveled to a stadium in the eastern city. Five policemen and two civilians were killed; seven Sri Lankan cricketers and 11 security personnel were wounded.

Taliban violates Swat truce

A Frontier Corps commander and four troops were captured and a military vehicle was attacked. Government bows to demands to implement sharia by March 15 and allow Sufi Mohammed to screen judges.

US airstrike kills 8 in South Waziristan

predator-uav.jpgThe strike was aimed at a compound in tribal areas controlled by Baitullah Mehsud. Contrary to reports, this is the fifth such attack in Baitullah's territory since June 2008.

Taliban has 'lost' in Bajaur, Mohmand: Pakistan military

Two senior officers said the Taliban has been defeated in the insurgency-infested tribal agencies of Bajaur and Mohmand. But Taliban leaders remain at large.

Report: Sufi Mohammed to negotiate peace in Bajaur and Waziristan

The radical cleric behind the Swat ceasefire and ongoing negotiations looks to mediate between the government and the Taliban in the most dangerous tribal agencies.

India charges 2 Pakistani Army officers in Mumbai case

A general, a colonel, and several senior Lashkar-e-Taiba leaders are among 38 people charged with involvement in the November 2008 Mumbai terror assault. Only three suspects are in Indian custody.

Taliban, Pakistani Army declare ceasefire in Bajaur

The Army implemented a four-day ceasefire after Faqir Mohammed called for his forces to halt attacks on Pakistani forces.

Taliban waging 'jihad to purge Pakistan' - Zawahiri

In his latest videotape, al Qaeda's second in command mocked the West and the Afghan government for attempting negotiations.

Waziristan Taliban alliance declares support for Osama bin Laden and Mullah Omar

Baitullah Mehsud, Mullah Nazir, and Hafiz Gul Bahadar have joined forces and created the Council of United Mujahideen to fight against 'infidels' in Pakistan, Afghanistan, and the US.

Taliban exchange Swat official for prisoners

The Pakistani district official kidnapped yesterday was released in exchange for three Taliban prisoners; Taliban wanted to teach government a lesson.

Taliban kidnap senior Swat official

The Swat Taliban spokesman claimed responsibility for the kidnapping of the District Coordinating Officer and six of his bodyguards, and said the official is their 'guest.'

North and South Waziristan Taliban groups form alliance

Baitullah Mehsud, Mullah Nazir, and Hafiz Gul Bahadar have put aside rivalries and formed an alliance to prevent outside enemies from dividing the Taliban.

Suicide bomber kills 32 in Pakistan's northwest

Attack targeted a Shia funeral procession in Dera Ismail Khan. Curfew imposed, shoot on sight orders issued after violent riots ensued.

Swat Taliban demands military withdrawal, prisoner release

The Pakistani government must withdraw the Army from Swat, release all Taliban prisoners, withdraw any criminal cases, and clear the way for sharia in Swat under peace terms demanded by the Taliban.

Pakistan: Wanted terrorists Azhar, Ibrahim not in country

Interior Advisor Rehman Malik claimed Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar and terror crime boss Dawood Ibrahim are currently not in Pakistan. Azhar was previously under 'house arrest.'