August 2010 Archives

August 31, 2010:

19 Taliban fighters killed in raid in Kunar

Al Qaeda leader in Yemen tries to woo Saudi soldiers

August 29, 2010:

Haqqani Network took heavy casualties in recent assault on US bases

Senior Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan commander targeted in northern Afghanistan

Top Taliban leader captured in Logar province

Police defeat Caucasus Emirate assault on Chechen president's hometown

August 28, 2010:

US, Afghan troops beat back Haqqani Network assault on two bases in Khost

August 27, 2010:

US Predator strike kills 4 'terrorists' in Pakistan's northwest

Coalition, Afghan forces strike at al Qaeda-linked cells in north and east

August 26, 2010:

USAID leader in Pakistan supports Jamaat-ud-Dawa front

August 25, 2010:

Al Qaeda suicide bombers target Iraqi police

August 24, 2010:

US, UN sanction top al Qaeda financial official

Shabaab fighters kill 28, including 6 lawmakers, in suicide assault in Mogadishu

August 23, 2010:

'Foreign fighter' networks targeted in Nangarhar, Paktia

Ex-Gitmo detainee surrenders in Yemen

US airstrikes targets Haqqani Network, kill 17 in North Waziristan

Taliban strike at mosque and tribal leaders' meeting in Pakistan's tribal areas

August 22, 2010:

7 foreign Shabaab fighters killed in explosion in Mogadishu

Russians kill top Caucasus Emirate leader

August 21, 2010:

US Predator strike kills 6 in North Waziristan

'Shiite Zarqawi' returns to Baghdad from Iran: report

Taliban commander linked to Iran, al Qaeda targeted in western Afghanistan

August 20, 2010:

Senior Taliban commander killed in eastern Afghanistan

Soviet workhorses, ISAF training form the backbone of a developing Afghan Air Force

August 19, 2010:

US targets Salafist group allied with the Taliban in Kunar

August 18, 2010:

Taliban assassinate police and tribal affairs chiefs in south

Fatah al Islam chief killed while traveling to Iraq

Coalition forces strike at the Taliban in southern Afghanistan

August 17, 2010:

Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan names Abu Usman as new leader

August 16, 2010:

Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan confirms leader Tahir Yuldashev killed

US strike kills 'dual-hatted' al Qaeda and Taliban commander in northern Afghanistan

August 15, 2010:

Al Qaeda advises Shabaab to keep low profile on links, attack US interests

August 14, 2010:

US Predator strike kills 12 in North Waziristan

Coalition, Afghan forces kill Taliban's shadow governor for Nangarhar

August 13, 2010:

Taliban, al Qaeda forces repel Afghan Army assault in eastern Afghanistan

Caucasus Emirate leaders rally around Doku Umarov

August 12, 2010:

20 Haqqani Network fighters killed in raids in eastern Afghanistan

Longtime al Qaeda operative runs mosque closed by German authorities

August 11, 2010:

Afghan, US forces target al Qaeda, Pakistani fighters in southeastern Afghanistan

August 10, 2010:

Puntland forces claim victory against Shabaab in the 'Tora Bora of East Africa'

Suicide assault team targets civilian guesthouse in Kabul

August 9, 2010:

Jemaah Islamiyah founder arrested for leading Indonesian al Qaeda cell

August 7, 2010:

Hizb-i-Islami, Taliban both claim killing 10 medical workers in northern Afghanistan

State Department: former Gitmo detainee led terror cell in Jordan

August 6, 2010:

US adds Ilyas Kashmiri to list of designated terrorists

State Department: Iran supports Taliban, Iraqi militants

New indictments unsealed in al Shabaab investigation

Iranian Qods Force commanders linked to Taliban: US Treasury

August 5, 2010:

Taliban, civilians reported killed during raid in eastern Afghanistan

Taliban suicide bomber strikes Afghan police in Kunduz

August 4, 2010:

Former Gitmo detainee turned Taliban leader threatens Afghan elders

Suicide bomber kills commander of Pakistan's Frontier Constabulary

Caucasus Emirate leader Doku Umarov retracts resignation

August 3, 2010:

Taliban suicide assault team repelled at Kandahar Airfield

August 2, 2010:

Al Qaeda Brigade 313 website goes online

Afghan, US forces hunt al Qaeda, Taliban in northeast

Caucasus Emirate leader Doku Umarov resigns

A counterinsurgency conundrum in Salaam Bazaar

August 1, 2010:

Al Qaeda leaders play significant role in Shabaab


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WSJ: Obama to oppose expansion of Afghan security forces

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