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US targets emir of Punjabi Taliban in pair of drone strikes in North Waziristan

Asmatullah Muawiya is said to have been targeted in one of the two strikes that took place today in Shawal area of North Waziristan in Pakistan.

US drones target 'Punjabi Taliban' in North Waziristan strike

The US has launched three strikes in the Datta Khel area of North Waziristan in the past 10 days, indicating that a top jihadist leader is thought to be operating there.

Did the TTP 'expel' Asmatullah Muawiya?

Pakistani al Qaeda 'company' commander praises Mumbai attacker

Asmatullah Muawiya said that the executions of Ajmal Kasab and Afzal Guru will fuel a new round of attacks on India, and that Kashmir will become a focal point for jihadists after the US abandons Afghanistan.

US drones strike again in South Waziristan

predator-uav.jpgA Taliban commander loyal to Hafiz Gul Bahadar was the target of the strike; 17 people, including a Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan commander who directed suicide operations, are reported to have been killed.

Al Qaeda appoints new leader of forces in Pakistan's tribal areas

Abdul Shakoor Turkistani, the leader of the Turkistan Islamic Party, is also in control of the terror camps. He was given the job just weeks before Osama bin Laden was killed.

Suicide bombers kill 41 at Sufi shrine in central Pakistan

The Taliban claimed the attack, which occurred during a religious festival at the Sakhi Sarwar shrine in the district of Dera Ghazi Khan in Punjab province.

US Predators kill 5 in strike in South Waziristan

The strike ends an 11-day-long lull in the CIA-directed attacks in Pakistan's tribal agencies. A compound in Mullah Nazir's territory was the target of the attack.

Taliban claim deadly Faisalabad blast, target Pakistani intelligence

The Taliban detonated a car bomb at a compressed natural gas station today, killing more than 32 people. The target was a nearby headquarters for the Inter-Services Intelligence directorate.

New investigation into murder of Daniel Pearl released

The Center for Public Integrity has released an investigative report detailing the circumstances of Daniel Pearl's murder in 2002. The report highlights the "nexus" between Pakistani terrorist groups and al Qaeda, and provides new details concerning Khalid Sheikh Mohammed's role in the plot.

5 killed in bombing at shrine in eastern Pakistan

A remotely triggered bomb was detonated this morning at a Sufi and Hindu shrine in the city of Pakpattan in Punjab province.

Suicide bombers kill 8 in attack at Karachi shrine

Two suicide bombers detonated within minutes of each other at the shrine of the patron saint of Karachi.

Taliban kill 55 in suicide attacks against religious minorities in Quetta and Mardan

In today's attacks, 54 Shia were killed during a protest in Quetta and one Ahmadi was killed at a mosque in Mardan.

Punjabi Taliban kill 29 in attacks on religious processions in Lahore

The Lashkar-e-Jhangvi al Almi, another name for the Punjabi Taliban, claimed it carried out the attack.

Top link between al Qaeda and Taliban thought killed in US Predator strike in Khyber

Ebad-ul-Rehman is thought to have been killed in the May 15 attack in the Tirah Valley on May 15. Rehman orchestrated the assassination of Benazir Bhutto.