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Pakistan Taliban name new leader
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Taliban 'failed,' Malala says at U.N.
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US drone kills al-Qaeda chief
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US drone kills al-Qaeda chief
Imran Khan leads drone protest
Drone raid 'kills Haqqani leader'
US drone kills al-Qaeda chief
Imran Khan leads drone protest
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2012 2012
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2011
Nato 'hits Pakistan checkpoint'
Key Pakistani militant 'killed by US drone'
Calls for revenge after US drones kill 40
Suspected drone strike kills up to 30
Dozens killed in attack at mosque
Dozens killed in attack at mosque
Key Pakistani militant 'killed by US drone'
Calls for revenge after US drones kill 40
Suspected drone strike kills up to 30
Calls for revenge after US drones kill 40
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2011 2011
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2010
U.S. drone attacks kills 12 militants
Pakistan takes Taliban haven
Air strike 'kills 30' in South Waziristan
40 killed near World Food Program office
Taliban blasts kill 50
Police: Plot to kill Pakistan PM uncovered
Blast in Pakistan's tribal region kills 56
40 killed near World Food Program office
Taliban blasts kill 50
Blast in Pakistan's tribal region kills 56
U.S. drone attacks kills 12 militants
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2010 2010
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Pakistan takes Taliban haven
Air strike 'kills 30' in South Waziristan
2009
Pakistan takes key Taliban town of Kotkai
Major Pakistani ground offensive begins
Pakistani Taliban leader 'killed'
Deadly military crash
'Dozens dead' in US drone strike
Missile hit 'kills 27'
Mosque attack kills 50
Mosque attack kills 50
Drones 'kill dozens'
'Dozens dead' in US drone strike
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Taliban fighters resist Pakistani assault
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US missile strike has killed up to 20 people
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'Al Qaeda school' attack: 80 dead
'Taleban' in peace deal
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year 2016 Top ^

2016 Jan.19    
  Security forces in north-west Pakistan are battling militants inside a university in the town of Charsadda, with two gunmen reportedly killed


year 2014 Top ^

2014 Dec.26   Security forces kill school massacre planner in Pakistan shootout  the militant, known only as 'Saddam', the alleged planner of the deadly massacre at a school in Pakistan last week, has been killed in the raid 2014 Dec.6     Al-Qaeda chief 'killed in Pakistan'   Adnan el Shukrijumah, accused of planning to bomb trains in New York and London, has been killed in Pakistan, the country's military says 2014 Oct.4   Pakistan Taliban vow support for IS in Syria and Iraq  In a statement marking the Muslim festival of Eid, the group appealed to Islamists there to unite against the 'enemy' - the US-led alliance   Polio hits record high in Pakistan  Pakistan has recorded its highest number of polio cases for 15 years, with health officials blaming the rise on attacks on immunisation teams 2014 Jun.14     Airstrikes kill as many as 100 militants in Pakistan  Pakistani military jets pounded hideouts in the northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan in the second strike since an attack on Karachi 2014 May.20   Pakistan air strikes 'kill 32'  Pakistan air strikes kill at least 32 militants in North Waziristan including 'important commanders', officials say 2014 Feb.24   Pakistan air strikes in tribal areas  Pakistan's military have launched air strikes against suspected militant hideouts in the north-west, killing at least 27 people, officials say 2014 Jan.20   Pakistan jets launch air strikes in tribal area  Pakistani aircraft have conducted air strikes on suspected Taliban positions in North Waziristan, following a wave of attacks against security forces 2014 Jan.18   Deadly blast hits convoy in Pakistan  At least 20 soldiers are killed and 24 injured in a bomb attack on an army convoy in north-western Pakistan, which the Taliban say they carried out 2014 Jan.9       Teen dies stopping suicide bomber at school in Pakistan   A 14-year-old boy is being hailed as a hero for tackling a suicide bomber -- dying at the main gate of his school and saving schoolmates

year 2013 Top ^

2013 Nov.7   Pakistan Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah rejects talks  The new head of the Pakistani Taliban has ruled out peace talks with the government, vowing revenge for his predecessor's death       Pakistan Taliban name new leader
  Pakistan's Taliban have named Mullah Fazlullah as their new leader, after the death of Hakimullah Mehsud in a drone attack 2013 Nov.2   Pakistani Taliban reportedly replace leader killed in US drone strike  The Pakistani Taliban's top council on Saturday reportedly selected a new leader to replace Hakimullah Mehsud, killed in a U.S. drone strike 2013 Nov.1   Taliban say leader killed by drone  The leader of the Pakistani Taliban, Hakimullah Mehsud, has been killed in a drone strike, a high-ranking Taliban official has told the BBC     Drone strike targets Taliban chief
Map of North Waziristan Pakistan
  A drone strike targeting a vehicle used by Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud has killed five people, intelligence sources say
2013 Oct.9   Pakistan Taliban 'open to talks'  Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud is open to 'serious talks' with the government but says he has not yet been approached 2013 Jul.17   Taliban 'shock' over Malala attack  A Pakistani Taliban leader has sent a letter to schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai, 16, expressing shock that she was shot by Taliban gunmen last year 2013 Jul.13   US drone strike kills two militants in Pakistan  A US drone strike in Pakistan's troubled northwestern tribal belt killed two militants on a motorcycle and damaged nearby houses 2013 Jul.12   Taliban 'failed,' Malala says at U.N.  Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl was shot by the Taliban for her efforts to promote education for girls 2013 May.29       Sources: Drone strike kills top militant   Wali-Ur Rehman Mehsud, the Pakistan Taliban's No. 2 leader was killed, a local tribal official and an intelligence official confirmed 2013 May.28   Deadly 'US drone strike' in Waziristan  At least four people were killed when a US drone fired two missiles in the volatile Pakistani region of Waziristan, security officials said 2013 Jan.2   Pakistan militant Mullah Nazir 'killed in drone attack'  Senior Pakistani militant leader Mullah Nazir has been killed by a US drone strike in Pakistan, local security officials say

year 2012 Top ^

2012 Dec.18   6 polio vaccination workers killed in Pakistan attacks  A campaign to eradicate polio from the northwest tribal region of Pakistan is on hold after fatal attacks on health workers vaccinating children 2012 Oct.5     Imran Khan leads drone protest  Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has begun a march to Pakistan's restive tribal areas to protest against US drone strikes 2012 Aug.25   Drone raid 'kills Haqqani leader'  A key commander in the Pakistan-based militant Haqqani network has been killed in a US drone strike, according to a family member and local sources 2012 Jul.6   Pakistan drone attack kills 12  A US drone attack has killed at least 12 suspected militants in Pakistan's north-western tribal area, Pakistani security officials say 2012 Jun.5     US drone kills al-Qaeda chief   A US drone strike on Monday in Pakistan targeted al-Qaeda's second-in-command Abu Yahya al-Libi, US officials say 2012 Jun.3   9 militants killed in suspected U.S. drone strike  A suspected U.S. drone strike killed nine militants in Pakistan's tribal region on Sunday, the second such attack in 24 hours in the region 2012 Apr.29   Drone strike kills militants hiding in high school  A suspected U.S. drone strike killed three people Sunday at a high school in northern Pakistan where militants were hiding 2012 Feb.19   Death toll climbs to 34 in Pakistan blast  A suicide bomber on a motorcycle drove into a crowded market in Parachinar. The blast wounded 42 people 2012 Feb.7   Pakistan US drone kills 10  A missile attack by an unmanned US drone aircraft in north-west Pakistan has killed eight people

year 2011 Top ^

2011 Nov.25   Nato 'hits Pakistan checkpoint'  Pakistani officials have accused Nato helicopters of firing on a military checkpoint near Afghan border, killing at least 12 soldiers 2011 Aug.19     Dozens killed in attack at mosque   100 wounded in a blast during Friday prayers at a mosque in Pakistan's Khyber Agency. The mosque had about 300 people 2011 Aug.9   US drone attack kills 21 'militants'  The drone fired two missiles, destroying a vehicle and a compound near Miranshah town in North Waziristan tribal district 2011 Jun.8   Militants hit Pakistan checkpoint  Eight Pakistani soldiers and 12 insurgents have been killed in fighting. Militants were armed with rockets and heavy weapons 2011 Jun.4   Key Pakistani militant 'killed by US drone'  Officials confirmed reports from locals that Ilyas Kashmiri had died, have been one of nine people killed in the attack 2011 Jun.1   23 Pakistani troops die in border attack  Police say militants from Afghanistan have killed at least 23 Pakistani security troops in a clash that is still going on a day after the incursion 2011 Apr.21   Pakistan drone attack 'kills 12'  At least 12 people have died in a drone strike in the troubled Pakistani tribal region. Four missiles were fired on a house in Spinwam 2011 Apr.14   Pakistan condemns U.S. drone strike  Pakistan has issued a strongly-worded statement condemning a deadly, suspected U.S. drone strike in the country's tribal region 2011 Mar.18     Calls for revenge after US drones kill 40   Tribal leaders in the Pakistani region have vowed revenge against the US after drones killed more than 40 people near the Afghan border 2011 Mar.17   Suspected drone strike kills up to 30  Pakistan's army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has condemned the latest raid by US unmanned drones as 'intolerable and unjustified' 2011 Jan.1   Drone strikes kill 17  Three suspected U.S. drone strikes Saturday killed 17 people in Pakistan's northern tribal region

year 2010 Top ^

2010 Dec.31   Drone strike kills 4 in Pakistan  Strike in the area of Miran Shah raises the number of drone attacks to 111 this year, compared with 52 in all of 2009 2010 Dec.26   Female suicide bomber was behind blast  A young, female suicide bomber was behind a blast that killed at least 46 people and injured 105 others at a food distribution point 2010 Dec.24     40 killed near World Food Program office
Map of Khar Pakistan  a suicide bomber blew himself. 70 others injured. all staff members of the World Food Programme and its partner organizations are safe 2010 Dec.23   Pakistan clashes 'leave 27 dead'  At least three soldiers and 24 militants have been killed in clashes near the Afghan frontier in north-west Pakistan 2010 Dec.6   Taliban blasts kill 50  The Taliban claimed responsibility Monday for two explosions targeting a government building in Pakistan's tribal region 2010 Nov.7   Drone attacks kill 9 in Pakistan  Two suspected attacks by U.S. drones left nine people dead in Pakistan's tribal district 2010 Nov.3   13 killed in suspected drone strikes  Five suspected militants died in Data Khel when a drone fired 2 U.S. missiles at a vehicle. A drone in the Mir Ali area fired 3 missiles at a vehicle 2010 Oct.14   Police: Plot to kill Pakistan PM uncovered  Several people have been seized in a plot to kill Yousaf Raza Gilani, and the suspects claim they were getting orders from a militant in the tribal region 2010 Oct.13   Pakistan drone raid 'kills eight'  Three missiles were fired at a house in the Datta Khel area on Wednesday evening, killing five, including the foreigners 2010 Oct.10   Suspected drone kills eight in Pakistan  The eight were suspected militants. Three to four missiles appear to have been fired on a house in Shoh subdivision of North Waziristan 2010 Oct.8   6 killed in Pakistan drone strike  The U.S. drone strike occurred in the Miran Shah area in Pakistan's volatile tribal region bordering Afghanistan 2010 Oct.4   8 Germans killed in Pakistan drone strike  Missiles struck a building that eight German militants were in. he eight are believed to have been members of the group Jihad al Islami 2010 Sep.19   Water conflict leaves dozens dead  A water dispute in tribal region has led to over two weeks of fighting between Mangal and Tori tribes and dozens of deaths 2010 Aug.14     U.S. drone attacks kills 12 militants   A militant hideout was targeted by a missile in the village of Issori in North Waziristan 2010 Jul.9   Blast in Pakistan's tribal region kills 56  A suicide car bomber killed at least 56 people and wounded more than 100 others when his vehicle exploded in a market in Mohmand Agency 2010 Jun.26   Suspected U.S. drone strike kills 2  U.S. drone strike on a militant hideout killed two and injured another two 2010 Jun.11   Drone attack in northwest Pakistan kills 13  A suspected U.S. drone fired six missiles into a compound. Twelve others were injured 2010 May.21   Drone strike kills 4  A suspected U.S. drone fired five missiles at a militant hideout, killing four suspected militants 2010 Apr.3   Gunbattle killed 30 militants, 6 soldiers  Security forces have taken control of key ground in the region after tough resistance from the militants 2010 Mar.29   Clashes claim 26 militants, militia leader  Militants attacked a Pakistani security force convoy in the one of the seven districts of tribal region bordering Afghanistan. Security forces fired back 2010 Mar.23   4 militants killed in drone strike  The drone fired two missiles at a target in Machis, a village near Miranshah. There have been 22 drone strikes in the tribal region this year 2010 Mar.17   al Qaeda operative believed killed  Hussein al-Yemeni, believed to have played a key role in a deadly December attack on CIA employees in Afghanistan appears to have been killed 2010 Mar.3   Pakistan takes Taliban haven  The Taliban used a cave base there to stage cross-border attacks into Afghanistan, a 30-minute drive away 2010 Feb.23   2 Sikhs beheaded in Pakistan's northwest  Two men from the minority Sikh community in Pakistan's tribal northwest were kidnapped and beheaded by the Pakistan Taliban 2010 Feb.19   Air strike 'kills 30' in South Waziristan  It says a militant 'hideout' was hit in the Shawal mountains near the Afghan border 2010 Jan.17   Drone attack kills 20  The drone fired at least four missiles at the militant compound in the village of Nizba

year 2009 Top ^

2009 Dec.31   Suspected drone attack kills 3  A missile strike targeted a house believed to be housing Islamic militants, the latest in a string of suspected U.S. drone attacks on the region 2009 Dec.27   U.S. missiles kill militants  Two missiles believed to be fired by unmanned aircraft killed 13 militants in tribal region. The casualties included Taliban commander Abdur Rehman 2009 Dec.26   Blast kills official, 5 of his children  The bomb was planted outside the home of Sarfaraz Khan, an official who helped administer the Sadda area 2009 Dec.12   Pakistan Taliban offensive in to 'go on'  Prime minister Gilani has backed down from his statement that a military offensive offensive against the Taliban in South Waziristan was over 2009 Nov.3   Military claims Taliban stronghold  Pakistan's forces have taken over Sararogha during the ongoing ground offensive in the tribal region 2009 Oct.24       Pakistan takes key Taliban town of Kotkai
Map of Kotkai South Waziristan Pakistan  Troops took the town after days of bombardments. 3 soldiers and 4 Taliban were reported killed in the fighting overnight 2009 Oct.23   Aid agency seeks Pakistan access  The Red Cross says relief workers are being kept out of S. Waziristan region, where the Pakistani army is mounting an anti-militant offensive 2009 Oct.18   Taliban fighters resist Pakistani assault  Pakistan's army killed 60 'terrorists' as it battles to wrest control of part of the country from the Taliban. 5 soldiers were killed in the last 24 hours
 Taliban claimed they had killed 68 Pakistani security forces
2009 Oct.17   Pakistan army continues assault  An army offensive against al-Qaeda and Taliban strongholds in has entered its second day with dozens of casualties reported     Major Pakistani ground offensive begins
Map of South Waziristan Pakistan
  Pakistani soldiers and militants slugged it out the vast tribal region, with more than a dozen insurgents killed in military airstrikes
 30,000 troops, backed by artillery, had moved into the region where Pakistan Taliban leader Mehsud is based
2009 Oct.15   Pakistan attacks militant hideouts  Jet fighters and attack helicopters targeted hideouts in and around the villages of Ladha, Makeen, Nawaz Kot and Sararogha 2009 Oct.11   Pakistan 'to strike at militants'  Interior Minister Rehman Malik: Pakistan will launch an operation against militants in restive South Waziristan 'imminently' 2009 Sep.5   Dozens killed in fighting  More than 50 suspected militants of Lashkar e Islam in the northwestern volatile tribal region have been killed by military forces 2009 Aug.8   Pakistani Taliban deputy reportedly killed  A leading candidate to replace the Pakistani Taliban leader believed killed recently was shot dead in a gunfire exchange between supporters 2009 Aug.7     Pakistani Taliban leader 'killed'
  There are growing indications that Pakistan's most wanted man, Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud, has been killed by a US missile
 Taliban leaders have gathered in South Waziristan to choose a successor
2009 Jul.8   Drones 'kill dozens'  At least 40 people have been killed in a suspected US missile strike in north-west Pakistan near Ladha in South Waziristan 2009 Jul.3       Deadly military crash   Up to 26 security personnel are feared dead after an army transport helicopter crashed in the tribal region of Orakzai 2009 Jun.23   'Dozens dead' in US drone strike  At least 45 people, attending a funeral for others killed in a US drone strike, have died in a missile strike by a US aircraft in Pakistan 2009 Jun.20   New York Times reporter escapes Taliban  David Rohde, held or seven months, and a local reporter, Tahir Ludin, climbed over the wall of a compound. Pakistani military was involved in freeing 2009 Jun.1   50 students, staff abducted by militants  Militants in a Taliban-held area are believed to have abducted 50 students and staff after a ceremony marking the last day of school 2009 May.11   Drone kills eight  Missiles fired by a suspected US drone have flattened a house and killed at least eight people close to the Afghan border 2009 Apr.3   Deadly air strike  A suspected US drone missile strike in the North Waziristan region has killed 13 people 2009 Mar.27     Mosque attack kills 50
Map of Jamrud Khyber Pakistan  The attack was a suicide bombing and the mosque has collapsed; the death toll could rise to 70. More than 70 people have been hurt 2009 Feb.13   Missile hit 'kills 27'  At least 20 people have been killed in a suspected US missile attack in the South Waziristan area, near the border with Afghanistan 2009 Jan.28   Pakistan: U.S. must halt drone attacks  Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani warned that the missile strikes were fueling militarism in the country's troubled tribal border region

year 2008 Top ^

2008 Dec.29   Pakistan suspends Afghan supplies  Pakistan has suspended supplies to US and Nato forces via the Khyber Pass to begin operations against militants in the area 2008 Nov.29   Suspected U.S. missile kills 3 in Pakistan  A missile from an unmanned drone killed 3 people in a village near Miran Shah, in North Waziristan 2008 Nov.22   Suspected U.S. drone kills 4  A missile strike from a U.S. Predator drone killed at least four people at a house in North Waziristan region 2008 Oct.27   US missile strike has killed up to 20 people  Pakistani intelligence officials claim that the strike in South Waziristan has killed up to twenty people 2008 Oct.12   Suspected U.S. strike kills 4  A suspected U.S. missile strike killed 4 people and wounded 2 others in Pakistan's tumultuous North Waziristan region 2008 Oct.10   Suicide attack on tribal gathering kills 18  The gathering, known as a jirga, was taking place in an open area in the town of Khadazai 2008 Oct.3   Missile kills at least 20 in tribal region  A suspected missile strike killed at least 20 people in the village of Lund Mohammad Khel near the Afghan border 2008 Sep.3     U.S. troops attack in Pakistan   A senior U.S. official: U.S. military forces landed at a compound to battle targets linked to recent attacks on U.S. troops in Afghanistan 2008 Aug.6   Troops 'kill 25 rebels'  At least 25 pro-Taliban militants have been killed in clashes in a tribal area along the Afghan border 2008 Jul.28   Al-Qaeda chemical expert 'killed'  A leading al-Qaeda chemical weapons expert, Midhat Mursi al-Sayid Umar, has been killed in a missile strike 2008 Apr.17   Al Qaeda still in tribal areas  U.S. government study: Al Qaeda is still operating within Pakistan's mountainous tribal region bordering Afghanistan 2008 Mar.16   Border strike 'kills 16'  At least 16 people have been killed in a missile strike on a building near northern border with Afghanistan in the South Waziristan region 2008 Feb.6   Army 'copter crash kills 8  The helicopter crashed in the tribal region, killing Maj. Gen. Javid Sultan and seven members of his staff, including two other generals 2008 Jan.16     Militants overrun fort
Map of South Waziristan Pakistan  Hundreds of militants have overrun a paramilitary fort in north-west Pakistan, killing or kidnapping many troops 2008 Jan.6   Peace brokers killed  Islamic militants shot 8 tribal leaders involved in efforts to broker a cease-fire between security forces and insurgents

year 2007 Top ^

2007 Oct.9   Battles rage on border  At least 45 Pakistani soldiers and 150 pro-Taleban militants have died in 3 days of fierce fighting in North Waziristan 2007 Jul.23   Forces kill 35 militants in Waziristan  Bush was 'troubled' by reports al Qaeda was gaining strength in Pakistani tribal areas 2007 Jul.15   Militants end truce deal  Pro-Taliban militants in North Waziristan region say they have ended their truce with the government

year 2006 Top ^

2006 Oct.30       'Al Qaeda school' attack: 80 dead
  Pakistani troops backed by helicopters were destroying an al Qaeda-linked training facility
 The madrassa in the tribal area of Bajaur was destroyed by helicopter gunships. 70-80 students were inside
2006 Sep.5       'Taleban' in peace deal   Pakistan has signed North Waziristan accord with pro-Taleban militants on the Afghan border to end the unrest 2006 Jun.26   'Suicide attack' on army  A bomber has rammed his car into a checkpoint and killed at least 6 soldiers in North Waziristan district

year 2005 Top ^

2005 Dec.3     Senior al Qaeda leader killed
Map of North Waziristan Pakistan  Abu Hamza Rabia, al Qaeda operations chief, died in an explosion in a home in the North Waziristan 2005 Sep.14   Pakistan 'destroys al-Qaeda base'  The army has destroyed a major al-Qaeda hideout in its biggest ever operation in the North Waziristan region

year 2004 Top ^

2004 Mar.21   Fighting slows amid talks  Tribal leaders tried to broker an end to fierce fighting between troops and militants along the Afghan border

year 2003 Top ^

2003 Mar.6   Search for bin Laden tightens  Search has been narrowed to a few provinces in the northwest, and tribal and frontier provinces

year 2002 Top ^

2002 Jul.3   Al Qaeda suspects killed in shootout  4 militants have been killed in a shootout with security personnel in the country's remote, semi-autonomous tribal northwest