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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.

Death toll rises in attack on Shadow Army training center in Kurram

More than 24 Taliban and al Qaeda fighters were killed and more than 50 were wounded in yesterday's strike on a Shadow Army training facility and logistical hub.

US missile strike in Kurram agency levels Taliban training camp

predator-uav.jpgThe latest cross-border strike targeted a Taliban hideout and camp in the second attack in Kurram since the Predator campaign heated up last year.

New Bajaur peace deal identical to failed 2007 agreement

A 28-point peace agreement calls for the Taliban to end fighting, lay down weapons, and stop sheltering al Qaeda. The same agreement in 2007 led to the Taliban dominance of Bajaur.

Pakistani provincial minister escapes assassination attempt

Three people were killed in Peshawar after an assault team attempted to kill the chief minister of the Northwest Frontier Province.

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.