Topic: North-West Frontier Province
On Tuesday, the latest Taliban bomb went off in Peshawar, killing three. The Taliban targets upscale buildings and neighborhoods, but many of the injured – and those hit hardest economically by the bombings in Pakistan – are the poor.
12/22/2009 11:29 am
While suicide attacks have risen – apparently in retaliation for Army offensives – militant attacks overall have dropped sharply, suggesting that the Army’s efforts to rein in Pakistani Taliban are paying off.
12/15/2009 03:25 pm
Pakistan officials are blaming 'foreign elements' – India and the US – for a recent spate of deadly attacks on civilians in a bid to shift responsibility, security analysts say.
12/08/2009 12:00 am
As Pakistan's fight against militants moves into Khyber, expanding the battle northward, the military claimed to have killed at least 18 militants Tuesday.
11/24/2009 12:00 am
The suicide bomb near a Peshawar courthouse in Pakistan could have killed more if the attacker had been able to enter the building. Peshawar has seen near-daily bombings since the Pakistani military's South Waziristan offensive began.
11/19/2009 12:00 am
The Pakistan offensive against the Taliban is making some progress, but the militants have struck back with a series of suicide attacks in the city of Peshawar. Is this the last gasp of encircled Taliban militants – or a continuing counterattack?
11/16/2009 12:00 am
The suicide bomb attack on the ISI regional HQ in Peshawar, Pakistan, left at least 10 dead.
11/13/2009 12:00 am
At least 24 people died in a car bomb near Peshawar, Pakistan, Tuesday. The Taliban are retaliating for the Army's offensive on their home turf.
11/11/2009 12:00 am
Some 30,000 refugees who fled the Pakistan Army's offensive against the Taliban in South Waziristan have yet to receive food or other supplies promised by the government.
10/21/2009 01:00 am
The Taliban could expand their influence to more Pashtun areas by merging its pan-Islamic goals with the long-suppressed dream of a Pashtun state.
10/08/2009 01:00 am