The Taliban said it would kill hostages if a Hangu Taliban leader is not released. Taliban fighters destroyed three police checkpoints in Charsadda. Lashkar-e-Islam and the Ansar-ul-Islam have declared a cease-fire. Supporters of the Lal Masjid threatened the Daily Aaj newspaper for mocking extremists.
The ANSF Order of Battle
A breakdown of the structure and units in the Afghan National Security Forces.
The Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan
A look at the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan's top leaders.
The Quetta Shura
A look at the Afghan Taliban's top leaders, military councils, and committees.