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Deputy emir of al Qaeda training camp agrees to plea deal at Gitmo

An al Qaeda trainer agreed to a plea deal at Gitmo on Tuesday. The terms of the deal remain undisclosed. The trainer, Noor Uthman Mohammed, was captured alongside top al Qaeda leader Abu Zubaydah in March 2002 and was allegedly involved in Zubaydah's plot against Israel.


German terrorists pass through Yemen, meet Awlaki, before joining IMU in Pakistan

Abu-Ibrahim-al-Almani.JPGAbu Ibrahim al Almani and his brother Abu Adam fought in Yemen for a year before moving to Pakistan on the advice of Anwar al Awlaki. Their move to Pakistan was "very professionally organized."


AP sources: Clinton to name new Af-Pak envoy




Karzai's corruption




A Taliban suicide bomber killed two security guards in an attack at a hotel in Kabul. The Taliban killed an ISAF soldier in the south. ISAF troops detained several Taliban fighters in Kandahar while targeting a commander linked to al Qaeda. Two British troops died in a shooting on a base in Helmand.




The al-Qaida supergrass and the 7/7 questions that remain unanswered




Ballot disputes cast shadows over Afghan parliament




Suicide bomber targets hotel in Kabul

Two security guards were killed in an attack at the Safi Landmark hotel in the second suicide attack in the capital in three weeks.


Pakistan delays implementation of Afghan transit pact




Former senior Taliban member visits Britain




Afghan troops detained eight Taliban fighters in Kandahar, Zabul, Helmand, and Khost. The US suspended a trilateral meeting on regional security in Washington with Afghanistan and Pakistan.




A Taliban suicide assault team killed 16 police officers and three civilians in an attack on a police headquarters in Kandahar. The Taliban kidnapped two policemen in Kunar. Security forces killed two Taliban fighters in Badghis, and detained 20 Taliban fighters in Kandahar and five more in Farah. Helmand's governor accused Iran and Pakistan of backing the Taliban.




Taliban suicide assault team hits police station in Kandahar

Afghan security officials repelled the assault on the provincial police headquarters in Kandahar. The Taliban also launched other small-scale attacks against police in the provincial capital.


US intelligence chief says al-Qaida still greatest threat




The Taliban killed two policemen and three civilians in attacks in Uruzgan and Zabul. Security forces captured several Haqqani Network fighters in Khost. For three years, a Taliban leader was directing attacks in Kabul from Pul-e-Charkhi prison.




Commander says rule of law needed to stop Taliban




Afghan government says prisoner directed attacks




The failure of Pakistan's 'clear and hold' strategy




NATO Afghan civilian representative to be replaced




Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan tape highlights foreign fighters, operations against Pakistani military

Abul-Harith.JPGA recently released videotape glorifies IMU fighters from Europe, North Africa, and Central Asia; lauds a Pakistani Taliban commander; and shows footage of IMU operations in South Waziristan.
 
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