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Jordan rearrests ex-Gitmo detainee once deemed a 'high' risk

A former Guantanamo detainee named Osama Abu Kabir has been arrested in Jordan. The charges have not been made public, but his arrest seems to be connected to Jordanian concerns about the jihad in Syria.


In Taliban stronghold, a scared electorate




Afghans vote in landmark poll, undeterred by threats




Former Guantanamo detainee killed while leading jihadist group in Syria

Ibrahim Bin Shakaran, a Moroccan who spent more than three years at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility before being freed, has been killed while leading Sham al Islam in Latakia. Bin Shakaran had run a recruiting network for Abu Musab al Zarqawi after being released by the US.


Afghans largely left to monitor their own election




A Taliban suicide bomber dressed in a military uniform killed six policemen in an attack at the Interior Ministry in Kabul. Afghan officials claimed that a Taliban suicide bomber killed 15 Taliban commanders in Ghazni. The Taliban claimed it has the plans for election security.




Restoring Its Legacy, Moscow Invests In Future In Afghanistan




British sniper in Afghanistan kills six Taliban with one bullet




Leftover US equipment in Afghanistan up for grabs for Pakistan




Afghan Forces Launch Coordinated Assaults Nationwide




After the Wars: A legacy of pain and pride




Taliban continue to launch suicide assaults in Kabul

The Taliban launched two more suicide assaults in the Afghan capital of Kabul over the past 24 hours. The targets were an American charity and the Independent Election Commission.


Five Taliban fighters and two civilians were killed in a Taliban suicide assault on the guest house of an American charity in Kabul. The Taliban killed five civilians in an IED attack in Helmand. The NDS broke up a suicide attack in Jawzjan.




Escalating attacks jangle nerves ahead of crucial Afghan vote




Exclusive: Pakistan Taliban agrees to ceasefire to help Afghan allies




Al Qaeda spokesman convicted on terrorism charges

A New York jury has convicted Sulaiman Abu Ghaith on terrorism charges. In the weeks following 9/11, he became infamous for his threats against America. During questioning by the FBI in 2013, Abu Ghaith admitted he knew a Guantanamo detainee who is still in custody.


Qaeda Militants Seek Syria Base, US Officials Say




Taliban launch suicide attacks in Kabul, Kunar, and Kunduz




Last year bloody for Afghan security forces: Azimi




Pakistan polio vaccinator's murder by militants raises health workers' fears


 
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