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Al Qaeda fighter's detention upheld by DC Circuit Court

Moath-Hamza-Ahmed-al-Alwi.jpgThe court's ruling and a leaked threat assessment of Moath Hamza Ahmed al Alwi, who is held at Guantanamo, revealed that he was a member of al Qaeda's elite 55th Arab Brigade. Al Alwi also allegedly received specialized training and was a bodyguard for Osama bin Laden.


US Predators strike in North Waziristan

predator-uav.jpgFour "militants" were killed. The strike took place outside of Miramshah, a stronghold of the al Qaeda-linked Haqqani Network.


A suicide assault team killed four people in an attack on a guesthouse in Kunduz. The Taliban killed an ISAF soldier in the east. Security forces killed and captured several Taliban commanders and fighters in Kandahar, Helmand, Paktia, Paktika, Nangarhar, Wardak, and Baghlan.




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Crisis Group Concerned Over Afghanistan Insecurity Beyond 2014




Senior al Qaeda leader attacks Pakistani state in bin Laden eulogy

Farooq-thumb.jpgThe tape casts further doubt that Ilyas Kashmiri, a top al Qaeda leader, and Ustadh Ahmad Farooq, al Qaeda's media emir and top ideologue in Pakistan, were killed in a Predator airstrike in early June.


Howitzer in Kunar




Pakistan's madrassas continue to serve as engines of jihad




ISI May Have Hidden Mullah Omar: NDS




Names of Suspects in Bank Fraud Sent to Afghan Courts




Mullen focuses on Afghanistan-Pakistan border havens




Security forces killed and captured several Taliban commanders and fighters in Kandahar, Helmand, Zabul, Paktia, and Paktika. Afghan officials claimed ISAF killed four policemen in an airstrike in Kunar.




Afghans Recall Sons From Extremist Madrassas




The Taliban killed 10 policemen and a civilian in a suicide attack in Helmand and an ISAF soldier in the east. Police killed a Taliban leader in Jawzjan. Security forces killed and captured several Taliban commanders and fighters in Kandahar, Helmand, Khost, Paktia, Laghman, Faryab, and Takhar.




US military chief cites progress against Haqqanis




Mullen: Let's See Whether Taliban Stop Attacks for Ramadan




Suicide bomber hits police station in Afghan south

The suicide bomber hit a police station in Helmand's provincial capital of Lashkar Gah, killing 10 policemen and a child.


As drawdown approaches, US commanders in Afghanistan reluctant to leave




NDS smashes Haqqani Network plots in Kabul




Afghanistan - Challenges Hurdle Transition Process: Transition Chief


 
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