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US, Afghan forces strike at Haqqani Network in Afghanistan

A series of raids and a clash with the terror network in Ghazni and Khost provinces resulted in 22 fighters killed and two senior commanders captured.

US strikes Taliban communications center in South Waziristan

Three Taliban fighters are reported killed during the latest airstrike in Baitullah Mehsud's tribal areas.

Islamabad police captured Qari Ilyas Zain, who is described as a senior al Qaeda operative who was released from Guantanamo Bay. Zain is said to have been behind the 2008 bombing of the Luna Caprice restaurant in Islamabad in 2008. There is no record of a Qari Ilyas Zain being detained at Guantanamo.

Italy: Al Qaeda threat against MP sparks Muslim support

New Al Qaeda book on 'Muslim Spies' paints picture of weakened group, experts say

Video: Taliban execute Swat tribal leader

Pir Samiullah was one of the few tribal leaders to put up significant resistance to Mullah Fazlullah and Ibn Amin. He and his lieutenants were brutally murdered and mutilated while the Pakistani Army stood by.

CIA drone targeting tech revealed, Al Qaeda claims

US kills 25 Taliban in second Predator strike in South Waziristan

Predators attacked a Taliban convoy in an attempt to kill a high value target.

US Predator strike on Taliban camp kills 8 in South Waziristan

predator-uav.jpgThe strike targeted the Taliban camp in Karwan Manza, which was featured in a recent propaganda video.

Terrorists may be using Pak satphones to plot against India

Pakistan - Taliban, terrorists nurtured for short-term objectives: Zardari

Marines push south in Operation Dagger

The Marines at the newly established Combat Outpost Payne in Khanishin are tasked with blocking the Taliban cross-border activity into Pakistan.

US Predator strike kills 16 Taliban and al Qaeda in South Waziristan

Six of the last eight US airstrikes in Pakistan have targeted Baitullah's camps and safe houses in South Waziristan.

Details emerge on woman accused of al Qaeda ties

13 Taliban fighters killed in US airstrikes in Pakistan

predator-uav.jpgA Taliban leader responsible for training suicide bombers is reported to be among those killed during the pair of airstrikes in Baitullah Mehsud's tribal areas.

US sanctions Pakistani Lashkar-e-Taiba and al Qaeda leaders

Four terror leaders are singled out, while Pakistani terror groups in Kashmir and the Northern Areas are thriving.

Pakistani Army rejects North Waziristan operation

The military dropped pamphlets over the Taliban-controlled tribal agency, announcing the peace agreement is intact and saying the military would retaliate only if attacked.

Coalition strikes at Haqqani Network in eastern Afghanistan

Dozens of fighters led by Siraj Haqqani have been killed or captured over the past several days. The US military calls the Haqqanis "one of the most lethal Taliban organizations operating out of Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas."

Pakistan places bounties on Baitullah and other senior Taliban leaders

Faqir Mohmmed, Qari Hussain Mehsud, Hakeemullah Mehsud, and Omar Khalid top the wanted list, but Siraj Haqqani, Hafiz Gul Bahadar, and Mullah Nazir are absent.

Algerians note al-Qaeda ignorance of their nation's history