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Taliban suicide bombers strike in Pakistan, Afghanistan

Attack at school in Buner kills 35 civilians; 14 children, two policemen killed in Khost attack.


Taliban consolidate control in Arakzai tribal agency

Sharia declared in upper and lower Arakzai; 16 of 21 tribes bow to Taliban law. Taliban welcome Pakistani Army withdrawal in the northwest, negotiations with the government are underway.


Pakistan deploys troops from tribal areas to the Indian border

At least one division of Pakistani troops has been redeployed from the Bajaur-Dir region to the border near Lahore in eastern Pakistan.


Punjabi Taliban group takes credit for Lahore bombing

The Pakistani police claim the attack was carried out by Indian intelligence operatives.


Pakistani intel service behind new terror plot: India

Three Jaish-e-Mohammed operatives detained in Jammu and Kashmir were supported by the Inter-Services Intelligence, according to Indian police. One of the men is a Pakistani soldier.


'Pro-government' Taliban group threatens Pakistani military

A senior lieutenant of Mullah Nazir threatens to hit the Pakistani military with suicide bombers if US airstrikes continue.


Pakistani Taliban vows to battle India

Baitullah Mehsud offers to send hundreds of suicide bombers and thousands of "well-armed" fighters to fight alongside the Pakistani Army in the event of war with India.


US strikes in 2 villages in South Waziristan

Eight people have been reported killed in two attacks near Wana; no high-value targets have been reported killed.


Lashkar-e-Taiba operative details links to Pakistan

Sabauddin Ahmed trained at same camps as Mumbai attacks and met senior Lashkar leaders. The US warns Pakistan to act decisively.


Omar Saeed Sheikh plots assassination from Pakistani jail

Omar plotted to kill Pakistan's former president while serving a jail sentence and is also thought to be complicit in the murder of a senior Pakistani counterterrorism officer.


Taliban desecrate body of slain opposing tribal leader

Pir Samiullah, the main leader of the tribal opposition to the Taliban in Swat, was killed in fighting. The Taliban dug up his body and hanged it to intimidate his followers.


Pakistan takes minimal steps against banned terror front

The government treads lightly against Jamaat-ud-Dawa in the week since the group was declared a front for the Lashkar-e-Taiba.


US Predator strikes in North Waziristan

predator-uav.jpgLatest cross-border attack in a Haqqani family-controlled region killed two people; no senior Taliban or al Qaeda leaders have been reported killed.


Taliban destroy NATO trucks, supplies in Peshawar

The third Taliban attack in 24 hours destroyed 11 trucks and 13 containers laden with supplies bound for NATO forces in Afghanistan. Frontier Constabulary will not secure terminals.


Taliban attack two shipping terminals in Peshawar

Fourteen NATO supply trucks are torched in the fifth attack on Peshawar terminals in six days. Peshawar police are "overstretched because of the law and order situation."


US strike in South Waziristan kills 7

Three "foreigners" among those killed in the latest attack in Pakistan's lawless tribal areas.


Pakistan places Lashkar-e-Taiba leader under 'house arrest'

hafiz-saeed-2.jpgHafiz Saeed is under house arrest for three months; Lashkar-e-Taiba offices closed in Karachi, Hyderabad, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, and Azad Kashmir.


UN declares Jamaat-ud-Dawa a terrorist front group

UN-graphic.jpgHafiz Saeed and three other leaders have been named as terrorists. Pakistan has vowed to act.


Pakistan detains Lashkar-e-Taiba communications expert

Zarar Shah set up the network that allowed the Mumbai attackers communicate with Lashkar-e-Taiba commanders in Pakistan. Shah also is a liaison to Pakistan's Inter-Service Intelligence agency.


Jaish-e-Mohammed leader placed under 'house arrest'

Masood Azhar has been in Pakistani custody two other times in the past. Pakistan said operations against jihadi terror groups would continue.