On January 22, 2006, the New York Times reported that all foreign journalists were being banned from Pakistan's tribal areas, which has been called "the most dangerous place in the world." A week before that, the CIA fired missiles remotely from a Predator aircraft into the Waziristan tribal area. They were hoping to eradicate a bunch of al Qaeda operatives. Instead, they killed 18 women and children.
Taliban leaders have claimed responsibility for a wave of suicide bombings that have battered the Pakistani city of Peshawar. The militants also vow to carry out more attacks in the future.
Conspiracy theories abound that foreign agencies are behind deadly attacks in Pakistan. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.
A suicide car bomber who blew himself up at a police checkpoint Saturday in Peshawar killed 11 people and wounded 26 -- marking the second straight day of major violence in the area, authorities said.
CNN's Ivan Watson reports on the latest Pakistan bombing to strike.
CNN's Reza Sayah reports from the treacherous tribal region of South Waziristan, Pakistan, for a rare look at a region few see.
They come trudging up a dirt path in single file, towards a white cricket stadium in the middle of this dusty provincial town.
Refugees flee fighting in Waziristan, Pakistan. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.
Police say they have arrested five people who were attempting to set up a terror network in Karachi.
It hasn't been too often in the past couple of years that you could write about good news from Pakistan. But if there is a silver lining to the atrocities that have plagued the country in the past several years, it is the fact that the Pakistani public, government and military are increasingly seeing the jihadist militants on their territory in a hostile light.
The death toll rose to seven on Friday in an apparent drone attack in northern Pakistan's tribal region, an intelligence source said.
CNN's Nic Robertson reports on the UAV drone, that is revolutionising the battlefields in Iraq & Afghanistan.
An apparent drone attack on Monday killed four suspected militants in northern Pakistan, an intelligence source said.
Pakistan's Taliban chief Baitullah Mehsud is alive, the group's spokesman told CNN on Tuesday -- disputing the Obama administration's contention that he was killed by a CIA missile strike.
CNN's Ralitsa Vassileva talks to author Gretchen Peters about the possible death of Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud.
An American who says he went to fight U.S. forces in Afghanistan told interrogators that about the time he became an al Qaeda member he came across several Belgian and French militants.
CNN's Nic Robertson examines the background of an American who pleaded guilty to charges of aiding al Qaeda.
Government airstrikes killed 20 Taliban militants in the past 24 hours in northwest Pakistan, a military source said Monday.
Twenty-five militants and six soldiers were killed Saturday night in two separate clashes between security forces and insurgents in Pakistan's tribal region, officials said.
A suicide blast in Pakistan's violence-plagued tribal region killed 11 people Thursday, police said.
A suspected U.S. missile strike killed three people and wounded two others in one of Pakistan's northwestern tribal districts, Pakistani intelligence officials said Thursday.
One of Pakistan's most notorious militant leaders, Baitullah Mehsud, has declared a cease-fire in the troubled Waziristan region bordering Afghanistan
CNN's Zain Verjee reports on reaction of Pakistanis to the postponement of elections until February 18.
Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf said Wednesday that British investigators are heading to Pakistan to help clear up the confusion surrounding Thursday's assassination of Benazir Bhutto.
New questions arise about the cause of death of Pakistan's Benazir Bhutto. CNN's Zain Verjee reports.
A suicide bomber who slipped into a political rally and detonated an explosive killed eight people in Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal area near the Afghan border Monday, Pakistan's state news agency said.
CNN's Paula Hancocks looks at the security surrounding Benazir Bhutto and asks who is to blame for her assassination.
U.S. officials suspect a Taliban leader may be behind the plot to assassinate former Pakistani Prime Minister and opposition leader Benazir Bhutto, a senior official said Friday.
Even though it happened half a world away, the assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto in Pakistan could have an effect on the campaign in Iowa.
While political turmoil roils the capital, Pakistan's military are struggling to contain a domestic insurgency in the Swat valley
The Pakistani Supreme Court, packed with judges appointed in recent days by President Pervez Musharraf, dismissed five major petitions against him Monday contesting the validity of his re-election, the nation's attorney general said.
Her enemies range from al-Qaeda to the military, but whoever is reponsible, the blasts could scare off her supporters
Pakistani air force planes swooped down on the country's troubled tribal region on the border with Afghanistan Tuesday, launching a blistering airstrike that left as many as 50 militants dead, Pakistan Army sources said.
Two days of heavy fighting between Pakistani troops and Taliban and al Qaeda militants near the rugged border with Afghanistan has left dozens dead on both sides, an army spokesman said Monday.
Pakistan bombs explode
Two bomb blasts killed at least 21 people and wounded 74 in Rawalpindi -- a city next to Islamabad -- Tuesday morning, Pakistani police and hospital sources said.
A suicide car bomber killed five Pakistani soldiers and wounded 30 Friday in an attack on a military convoy in troubled North Waziristan region near the Afghan border, a military spokesman said.
One of the quieter places in the country's wild west now has a radical seminary, complete with armed militants
He was 17 and terrified. The Taliban had indoctrinated him well. Nothing we do in Afghanistan will stop people like Farhad
At least 12 people were killed when a suicide bomber attacked the site where the country's suspended chief justice was scheduled to address a rally, sources in Pakistan told CNN.
At least 16 Pakistani soldiers died Wednesday in an attack on a military convoy in northwestern Pakistan, an army spokesman told CNN.
A series of bombings in recent days in northwestern Pakistan is spreading fears in the region and the West.
Taliban end Pakistan truce
Pakistan's prime minister has disputed a news report that said Osama bin Laden would not face capture if he agreed to lead a "peaceful life."
We could have been anywhere when the latest al Qaeda video hit the Internet because it was available worldwide on dozens of Web sites.
Ayman al-Zawahiri -- Osama bin Laden's right-hand man in the al Qaeda terrorist network -- was the target of a CIA airstrike Friday in a remote Pakistani village and may have been among those killed, knowledgeable U.S. sources told CNN.
A U.S. commander in Afghanistan said Thursday U.S.-led forces plan to keep the heat on militants ahead of the country's September 18 assembly elections.
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A U.S. television and advertising campaign is spreading the word in Pakistan about a $25 million reward for information leading to the capture of Osama bin Laden.
After more than two years of battling remnants of al Qaeda and the Taliban, Pakistan's government has announced it will end its military operation in the tense tribal region of South Waziristan.
The Pakistan air force has bombed an al Qaeda training camp in the country's tribal region along the border with Afghanistan, killing at least 55 people, government and military officials said.
A Pakistani army convoy has been hit by a roadside bomb near the border with Afghanistan, killing two soldiers and wounding eight, Pakistani intelligence sources have said.
Pakistani security forces have killed four suspected al Qaeda members and captured two others in a raid on a hideout in the tribal regions of the northern Waziristan province, the Pakistani army said.
Two foreign fighters and a Pakistani paramilitary soldier were killed Wednesday after a gun battle in the tribal areas of southern Waziristan, according to Pakistani intelligence officials.
More than 50 coalition soldiers, most of them U.S. troops, crossed the Afghanistan border into Pakistan earlier this week, Pakistani intelligence sources have said.
As U.S. forces beef up patrols in Afghanistan, about 60 members of an elite Army unit were ambushed twice in less than 24 hours last week.
A CIA spokesman said Friday that the voice on an audiotape broadcast by an Arabic language TV channel is "likely" to be that of al Qaeda's No. 2 man, Ayman al-Zawahiri.
A new audiotape attributed to Ayman al-Zawahiri, Osama bin Laden's top deputy, calls on Pakistanis to overthrow President Pervez Musharraf.
Pakistani troops are searching house-to-house in a cordoned off section of the country's tribal areas in an effort to find suspected al Qaeda fighters, a Pakistan security official said.
After a week of negotiations, a Pakistan tribal group released 11 Pakistani paramilitary forces in exchange for government forces pulling out of Wana where fighting between the forces and suspected al Qaeda fighters has raged for weeks.
The Pakistani military's quest to nab a "high-value target" has suffered a setback with the discovery of a series of tunnels that militants could have used to escape thousands of troops who've laid siege to the area.
Tribal leaders are trying to broker an end to fierce fighting between Pakistani troops and suspected militants along the Afghan border while speculation persisted about who the fighters might be protecting.
Pakistani forces have captured about 100 fighters -- possibly members of al Qaeda -- in a fierce battle in the country's mountainous border region, military officials said.
Pakistani forces are meeting fierce resistance in a battle with al Qaeda fighters in a mountainous region near the Afghan border.
The Pakistani military is continuing to assault al Qaeda troops believed to be protecting a "high-value" leader near the Afghanistan border, Pakistani sources told CNN.
Gunmen riding in several civilian vehicles opened fire on a Pakistani military checkpoint near the Afghan border, prompting paramilitary soldiers to return fire, killing 11 and wounding six others, according to a military spokesman.
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