Tag: Haqqani network

Pakistani intelligence officials confirm US drone killed son of notorious Afghan militant

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ISLAMABAD — Pakistani intelligence officials confirmed Thursday that a U.S. drone strike last week near the Afghan border killed the son of the founder of the powerful Haqqani militant network, a major blow to one of the most feared groups

Afghanistan intelligence agency says sources confirm death of Haqqani militant

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KABUL, Afghanistan –  Afghanistan's intelligence agency said Sunday its operatives have confirmed that the son of the founder of the powerful Haqqani militant network was killed in an airstrike in Pakistan, even as the Taliban vowed that he was alive

U.S. goes after Haqqani network

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The Obama administration has launched the opening salvos of a new, more aggressive approach toward an Afghan insurgent group it asserts is supported by Pakistan’s government, senior administration officials said. A CIA drone strike Thursday killed three members of the