Pakistan

Air strikes kill 15 suspected militants in northwest Pakistan

PARACHINAR, Pakistan - Air strikes killed at least 15 suspected militants in Pakistan's northwestern Shawal Valley on Thursday, intelligence officials said, a week after security forces moved toward Taliban strongholds there.

Air strikes kill 15 militants in northwest Pakistan: officials

PARACHINAR, Pakistan - Air strikes killed at least 15 suspected militants in Pakistan's northwestern Shawal Valley on Thursday, intelligence officials said, a week after security forces moved in on Taliban strongholds there.

21 May 2015

Bin Laden fixated on attacking U.S. interests: documents

WASHINGTON - Osama bin Laden was fixated on attacking U.S. targets and pressured al Qaeda groups to heal local rivalries and focus on that cause, according to documents the United States says were seized in his hideout in Pakistan and released on Wednesday. | Video

World, U.S., Osama bin Laden 20 May 2015

Bid to reunite Bin Laden and son before deadly raid: documents

WASHINGTON - Just one month before Osama bin Laden was killed at his Pakistani hideout by U.S. commandos in 2011, his aides tried to reunite him with a beloved son, Hamza, who had been held under house arrest in Iran, documents released on Wednesday show.

World, U.S., Osama bin Laden 20 May 2015

Bin Laden fixated on attacking U.S. interests: documents

WASHINGTON - Osama bin Laden was fixated on attacking U.S. targets and pressured al Qaeda groups to heal local rivalries and focus on that cause, according to documents the United States says were seized in his hideout in Pakistan and released on Wednesday. | Video

U.S., Osama bin Laden, World 20 May 2015

Pakistan military says its spies will cooperate with Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD - After years of antagonism and accusations, spy agencies in Pakistan and Afghanistan will now share information, the Pakistani military said, in another sign frosty relations between the neighbors may be gradually thawing.

World, Afghanistan 19 May 2015

Drone strike kills five suspected militants in northwest Pakistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan - A U.S. drone strike in Pakistan's northwestern Shawal Valley has killed at least five militants, three Pakistani intelligence sources said on Tuesday.

19 May 2015

Drone strike in northwest Pakistan kills several militants

BANNU, Pakistan - A U.S. drone strike in northwestern Pakistan's Shawal region killed at least four militants on Saturday, officials said, as Pakistani military forces dug into positions in the area ahead of what officials described as an anti-Taliban offensive.

16 May 2015

Pakistan launches air and ground anti-Taliban offensive in Shawal Valley

DERA ISMAIL KHAN/WANA, Pakistan - Pakistani troops began preparations on Friday for an offensive to try to push the Taliban from their last major stronghold in mountainous North Waziristan.

World, Afghanistan 15 May 2015

Pakistan officials question group's claim of Islamic State funding

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan - The militant group that said it was behind Wednesday's massacre of 45 commuters in Karachi is a dangerous outfit with ties to Pakistan's Taliban, but intelligence sources voiced doubts about claims it had received financial support from Islamic State.

World, Syria, Iraq 15 May 2015