Monthly Archives: March 2011

Pakistan

Ten people were killed in an IED attack in Charsadda that targeted the head of an Islamist political party allied with the Taliban. Security forces killed eight “militants” in Kurram.




Afghanistan

The Obama administration is debating the pace of the drawdown of US forces in Afghanistan. ISAF troops in Kandahar killed two Afghans after opening fire on a car that attempted to ram into the soldiers. Security forces killed and captured several Taliban, HIG, and Haqqani Network commanders and fighters in Kandahar, Zabul, Khost, and Logar.


Hezbollah

The Israeli military released a map detailing the location more than 950 bunkers, underground facilities, and storage units for munitions built by Hezbollah since the 2006 war in southern Lebanon. “Many of these terror centers are located near hospitals, private homes and schools,” the IDF said.


Iraq

Security forces captured an al Qaeda in Iraq leader and three fighters in Mosul, and three insurgents in Al Kut. Insurgents killed a civilian in a Katyusha rocket attack in Diwaniyah.


Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula

In the latest edition of Inspire, al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula”s English-language magazine, Ibrahim Rubaish, a former Guantanamo detainee, attacked the Saudi government for sheltering former Tunisian President Zine al Abidine Ben Ali. Rubaish also called for the imposition of sharia law in Tunisia.


Canada

Police arrested Mohamed Hersi, a Canadian citizen, for attempting to join Shabaab in Somalia and supporting a terrorist group. Hersi was planning to reach Somalia by traveling from London to Egypt.