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Suicide bombers` training den in North Waziristan unearthed

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 14:44

A key facility run by Afghan militant group Haqqani network for training the suicide bombers has been unearthed in Pakistan`s troubled North Waziristan tribal region, a media report said today.

Taliban post picture of commander with smiling US captive

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 01:56

US soldier Bowe Bergdahl, who was held captive by the Taliban for five years, appeared smiling alongside an alleged Haqqani commander in a photo posted on a Twitter account purporting to be from the Afghan Taliban.

Pak army says Haqqani network on hit list

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 21:07

The Pakistan army today said militants of the feared Haqqani network based in the North Waziristan tribal region will also be targeted during the ongoing military operation in the restive region.

Freed US soldier celebrated Xmas, played badminton with captors

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 01:44

Freed US soldier Bowe Bergdahl developed a love for Afghan green tea, taught his captors badminton, and even celebrated Christmas and Easter with the hardline Islamists, a Pakistani militant commander said.

Afghan and foreign forces kill 60 near Pakistan border: Spy agency

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 13:59

Afghan troops backed by Western air power killed at least 60 militants in a battle in southeastern Afghanistan near the border with Pakistan, Afghanistan`s intelligence agency said on Wednesday.

Haqqani is the most virulent strain of insurgency: Dunford

Last Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 10:09

A top American commander has said that the US and Afghan forces are focusing more on going after the dreaded Haqqani network, which has threatened to disrupt the presidential elections next month in the war-torn country.

Eyeing Afghan exit, US intensifies campaign against Haqqani militants

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 12:53

The United States has intensified its drive against the Taliban-linked Haqqani network in an attempt to deal a lasting blow to the militants in Afghanistan before foreign combat forces depart this year, according to multiple US officials.

Haqqani network members captured in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 18:21

Four members of the Haqqani insurgent network have been arrested in eastern Afghanistan, the National Directorate for Security (NDS), the country`s intelligence agency, said Friday.

US freezes assets of Pakistan-based Haqqani militants

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 04:12

Obama administration moved on Wednesday to freeze the assets of three suspected militants linked to the hard-line Haqqani network.

US freezes assets of Pakistan-based Haqqani militants

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 23:45

The US on Wednesday targeted the financial and support system of the Pakistan-based Haqqani Network by nominating three of its leaders to its list of "specially designated global terrorists."

Haqqani for dialogue among regional powers on Afghanistan

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 07, 2014, 22:44

Former Pakistan Ambassador to the US Hussain Haqqani today urged regional powers to begin dialogue to prevent Afghanistan from slipping into a civil war-like situation after pullout of American troops later this year.

Haqqani group members arrested in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 18:28

Three militants of the Haqqani militant group have been arrested in Afghanistan`s capital Kabul, the country`s intelligence agency said Tuesday.