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Talibanisation of Pak

Pak vulnerable to Iranian style Islamic revolution

Pak slipping into Islamic revolution is described as one of the biggest threat to the world, says a Congressional independent panel.


Pirates seize Greek ship off Yemen

Sunday , 22 November '09

Pirates have seized a Greek bulk carrier off Yemen, the latest in a spate of hijackings in recent weeks, a Kenyan maritime official told AFP.
Pak strategy to 'isolate' Mehsud a non-starter: Report

Wednesday , 15 July '09

Pak Govt may have announced an all out war against the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan chief but it has so far failed in its strategy, reports BBC.
US drone strike kills 5 in Pakistan

Saturday , 11 July '09

A pilotless US drone fired two missiles into a Taliban communication centre in a volatile tribal region on the Afghan border.
US drone hits militant training centre in Pak, 10 killed

Wednesday , 8 July '09

A US drone struck a Taliban stronghold, targeting a training centre in volatile South Waziristan region on Wednesday, killing at least 10 militants.
Thirteen militants were killed when a US drone fired three missiles at a militant camp in South Waziristan.
18 militants killed in US drone attack

Friday , 3 July '09

At least 18 militants were killed in a US drone attack and air strikes by Pak combat jets on terrorist bases in the volatile Waziristan tribal region.
Car bomb attack kills 4 in Pak's Balochistan

Tuesday , 30 June '09

The explosives-laden car used in the attack was parked near a busy petrol pump in the town of Qalat in Balochistan.
Hafiz Saeed had been under house arrest since December 11.
Pak considering to file appeal against Saeed's release

Thursday , 11 June '09

Pakistan said that it was 'very seriously' considering to file an appeal against the Lahore HC's order releasing banned JuD chief Hafeez Mohammed Saeed.
A Pakistani police officer stands next to UN car damaged by suicide blast at the Peshawar Pearl Continental ho...
Unknown terror group claims responsibility for Peshawar hotel blast

Thursday , 11 June '09

A little-known group led by a militant commander with links to the Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility for the suicide car bombing of the Pearl Continental hotel in Peshawar.
The convoy was transporting several prisoners arrested during the anti-Taliban operation in Swat.
Battlefield Swat: Pak army kills two key pro-Taliban leaders

Saturday , 6 June '09

Two top leaders of a banned pro-Taliban group, which brokered the controversial Swat peace deal, were killed in Pakistan's restive northwest.
'Selective counter-terrorism is weak counter-terrorism.'
'Crush Pak’s jihadist Frankenstein infrastructure'

Friday , 5 June '09

The co-architect of the US' Af-Pak strategy, Bruce Riedel, demanded a hard line response on Hafiz Saeed's acquittal.
40 killed in Pak mosque attack

Friday , 5 June '09

Police say the blast occurred during Friday prayers in the Haya Gai area of Upper Dir district, about 200 kilometers northeast of Peshawar.
45 Taliban millitants killed in an encounter with the army in tribal belt.
45 Taliban militants, 4 soldiers killed in Pak tribal belt

Sunday , 31 May '09

At least 45 Taliban fighters and four security personnel were killed when Pakistani troops repelled an overnight attack by militants on a paramilitary camp in the troubled South Waziristan tribal region.
The Pakistan army says that the Taliban has suffered a series of setbacks over the past week.
Swat Taliban staring defeat in the face: Pak army

Tuesday , 26 May '09

The Pakistan Army has claimed that its mission against the Taliban and other extremist groups in the Swat Valley is near accomplishment, as the Taliban has virtually announced a one-sided ceasefire.
Pakistani army battled Taliban millitants on the streets of Swat valley.
Pak army fights Taliban on streets of Swat valley

Sunday , 24 May '09

Pakistani security forces fought street battles with Taliban militants in the Swat Valley's main urban center, a critical phase in the effort to wrest the northwest region near Afghanistan out of insurgent hands.
Destruction caused by the Taliban in the Swat Valley.
Taliban torched over 200 schools in Swat in 2 yrs: Report

Sunday , 24 May '09

Taliban militants have burnt down more than 200 schools in Pakistan's restive Swat valley in the last two years and made all out efforts to prevent girls from receiving education, a media report said.
Pak troops were attacked by about 60 militants and the subsequent clash continued for over two hours.
13 militants killed in clash with security forces in Pak

Wednesday , 20 May '09

Dozens of pro-Taliban fighters attempted to rescue seven persons, including five Arabs, who had been arrested earlier in Pakistan's restive Mohmand tribal region.
‘Troops will remain in these areas till people who fled their homes do not return and peace is restored.’
Pak army will remain in Swat till peace is restored: Gilani

Monday , 18 May '09

Pakistan army will remain in Swat and other NWFP areas where they are conducting operations against the Taliban till complete peace is restored, PM Yousuf Raza Gilani said.
Pak troops enter Matta in Swat.
Pak troops enter key Taliban base in Swat as civilians vacate

Sunday , 17 May '09

Pakistani troops entered a key Taliban stronghold in the troubled Swat valley after asking people to leave the area.
Senator Joseph Lieberman asked the ISI to cut all its ties with the extremist groups.
Snap all ties with extremists: US lawmaker to ISI

Thursday , 14 May '09

A powerful Senator said it is past time ISI recognise that it is regional Islamist extremists that pose the real threat to the survival of their country.