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Pakistan Launches Offensive Against Militants Near Afghan Border

AP | REBECCA SANTANA and ASIF SHAHZAD | Posted 08.15.2014 | World

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Pakistani army Sunday launched a long-awaited operation against foreign and local militants in a tribal region near the Afghan ...

Suspected U.S. Drone Kills Powerful Pakistani Commander

AP | ISHTIAQ MAHSUD | Posted 12.27.2011 | World

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan — Two American drone strikes hours apart destroyed a hideout in Taliban strongholds in Pakistan's rugged tribal regio...

Petraeus, Kerry Meet Pakistani Leaders As Army Steps Up Offensive In South Waziristan

AP | ISHTIAQ MAHSUD and NAHAL TOOSI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan — Pakistan's army, in the midst of a major new offensive against Taliban militants, has struck deals to keep two powe...

Pakistan's Success Against Taliban May Influence Obama's Afghan Troop Decision

New York Times | SABRINA TAVERNISE and ERIC SCHMITT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Success in this region, in the remote mountains near the Afghan border, could have a direct bearing on how many more American troops are ultimately se...

Pakistan Air Base, Wedding Bus Attacked, 24 Killed kill 24

AP | CHRIS BRUMMITT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD — A suicide bomber on a bicycle attacked a major Pakistani air base on Friday, killing seven people in an escalating campaign that str...

US Steps Up Drone Missile Attacks In Pakistan

AP | CHRIS BRUMMITT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD — The United States has unleashed an unprecedented number of missile attacks by unmanned drones in northwest Pakistan over the last tw...