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Taliban Swat

Pakistan Army Kills 45 Taliban; Border Reopens

AP | ZARAR KHAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD — Pakistani soldiers killed at least 45 Taliban militants in scattered gunbattles across the northwestern Swat Valley after a suicide ...

Majority Of Pakistan Swat IDPs Back Home

GroundReport | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD: Around 90 per cent displaced people, out of the total, due to the operation in Swat, have so far returned to their homes....

Sufi Muhammad, Pro-Taliban Cleric Who Brokered Swat Deal, Arrested By Pakistan

AP | ELENA BECATOROS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD — Police arrested an influential pro-Taliban cleric on Sunday who had brokered a failed peace deal in northern Pakistan's troubled Swa...

Civilians Flee Swat Ahead Of Military Offensive; Pakistan Says 55 Taliban Killed

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MINGORA, Pakistan — The Pakistan army readied a major assault to rid the main town in the Swat Valley of entrenched Taliban militants, who the m...

Buner Retreat: Pakistani Taliban Pull Back To Swat Stronghold

AP | RIAZ KHAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Taliban militants packed up their grenade launchers Friday and vacated a district they overran outside the country's capita...

Under Taliban, Pakistan "Going To The Dogs"

Virginia M. Moncrieff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Virginia M. Moncrieff

Burnt and bombed schools, harsh religious edicts, strict rules of dress, the total subjugation of women is now a way of life for most citizens of the beautiful Swat Valley in northern Pakistan.