Veteran insurgents from Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan have relocated to the chaotic country of Somalia in large enough numbers to spark worry inside the international community.
Pakistan militant groups are using Facebook, Twitter, and text messages to share their views and even incite violence. They are targeting a wider, more educated, and urban, audience. The Pakistan government has "no plans" to block the messages.
The Indian Army moved into the northern city of Srinagar to clamp down on clashes between police and protesters that left at least three dead Tuesday. Elsewhere along the India-Pakistan border Wednesday, crossfire killed three troops.
Thousand of Pakistanis protested Friday after militants attacked a Lahore shrine. Debate is intensifying about the potential for a rise in sectarian violence.
Two suicide bombers stormed a crowded shrine sacred to Sufism, a moderate strain of Islam, killing at least 50 and wounding more than 170. Pakistan is questioning whose hand was behind the Sufi shrine attack.
India-Pakistan peace talks appear to be picking up, as both countries made 'goodwill gestures' of releasing prisoners ahead of a meeting between home ministers.
A Pakistani court sentenced five Americans on charges of criminal conspiracy and funding a banned terror organization. They grew up together in Alexandria, Virginia, and were arrested in December in Pakistan.
Monday's confession from attempted Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad has put the spotlight on the Pakistani Taliban's absence from the official US terrorist list.
US officials recently praised Pakistan for taking the fight to extremist groups in its midst. Now, a report from the RAND Corp. says some official elements in Pakistan are still thwarting counterterrorism efforts – and that the US should withhold some aid as a result.
The Pakistani Taliban paid $12,000 to attempted Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad, according to a federal indictment released Thursday. Further evidence of their involvement showcases the lengthening reach of Pakistan-based militants.
Gary Brooks Faulkner was detained in Pakistan Tuesday, and is undergoing psychological tests today. He said he was there to assassinate Osama bin Laden. Some Pakistanis wondered if he was working for the US government or Blackwater. His brother defended him as a 'man on a mission.'
Gary Brooks Faulkner, a California construction worker, was detained in Pakistan carrying a sword, a pistol, and night vision goggles. He was hunting for Osama bin Laden near Chitral, Pakistan. Was Faulkner on the right track?
More than 75 percent of all military supplies for NATO troops in Afghanistan pass through a depot in Pakistan's capital. Seven truck drivers and workers were killed.
UN special rapporteur Philip Alston on Wednesday called for a halt to US unmanned drone attacks, which he called a path to a 'Playstation' mentality towards killing.
Al Qaeda's central leadership says it lost Mustafa Abu al-Yazid, a founding member of the group, in a May 22 drone strike in Pakistan's tribal area.
During Friday prayers, Taliban militants stormed two mosques in Lahore, Pakistan, killing at least 80 worshippers of the Ahmadi Islamic sect. Why are they targeting the Ahmadis?
The reported death of Pakistani Taliban leader Mullah Maulana Fazlullah brought relief to family members of his victims in Pakistan's Swat Valley, which he once ruled with an iron hand. But the Taliban deny he's dead.
Pakistan's highest court today upheld a decision to release Hafiz Mohammed Saeed, whom India says masterminded the 2008 Mumbai attacks.
Pakistan blocked YouTube, Wikipedia, and other websites Thursday to try to suppress a Facebook page declaring Thursday Everybody Draw Mohammad Day. Many protested the 'blasphemy' of depicting the prophet.
A bomb attack in the northwestern town of Dera Ismail Khan killed 12 people Tuesday, including a senior police officer whom the Pakistan Taliban said they had targeted.
A major drone strike Tuesday in North Waziristan against the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan killed 14 militants from the group suspected of training accused Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad.
In Pakistan, educated middle-class youths such as Faisal Shahzad, the accused Times Square car bomber, have ready access to jihadist and other radical, anti-American resources.
Officials aren't saying which militants, if any, Faisal Shahzad may have met in Pakistan, but focus is intensifying on how interlinked Pakistan militants groups may be. Pakistan and US officials differ in their assessments.
The influence of US-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki looms again as new evidence strengthens the notion that Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad was inspired by a global extremist network stretching from Yemen to Pakistan.
A Pakistan Taliban spokesman denied knowledge Thursday of a video claiming responsibility for the Times Square car bomb attempt, though he praised suspect Faisal Shahzad’s ‘noble job.’