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Judge finds that Kuwaiti Gitmo detainee was no charity worker

A district judge denied a Kuwaiti Gitmo detainee's petition for a writ of habeas corpus in September. The detainee, Fayiz al Kandari, claims that he was a mere charity worker, but he was really an influential al Qaeda recruiter with ties to a terror cell that launched an attack on the US Marines in 2002.


Al Qaeda leader linked to Iran may have been killed in recent Predator strike

Press reports indicate that Atiyah Abd al Rahman, who is Osama bin Laden's ambassador to Iran, was killed in a recent airstrike in northern Pakistan. US intelligence officials cannot confirm Atiyah's death, but do confirm that he has relocated from Iran to northern Pakistan.


The Taliban killed four Italian troops in an IED attack in Farah. A female British aid worker was killed during a rescue attempt in Kunar. Combined forces killed and captured several Taliban members in Kandahar, Zabul, and Logar. A Taliban fighter died in a premature detonation in Uruzgan.




Taliban torch 27 NATO fuel trucks in southern Pakistan

The tankers were hit in Mithri, south of Quetta. More than 150 fuel tankers and supply trucks have been destroyed in five major attacks since Pakistan closed the Khyber Pass on Sept. 30.


Pakistan - Hate on the Internet




Expanding control, Taliban refresh stamp on Afghan justice




Colonel outlines construction hurdles in Afghanistan




9/11 link to militant in Europe terror alert




The Taliban killed the governor of Kunduz and 14 others in a bombing at a mosque in Takhar. Combined forces also killed and captured several Taliban members in Kandahar, Helmand, Zabul, Khost, Logar, and Wardak. The Taliban killed a British soldier and two ISAF soldiers in the south, and a tribal elder in Farah.




Participants say Kabul meeting was 'brainstorming session,' not Taliban talks




Pakistan's ISI, a hidden, frustrating power for US




'Hope is not a strategy' - outgoing US Security Advisor Jones voices concern on Pakistan




Taliban assassinate Kunduz governor in attack at mosque

Governor Mohammed Omar was outspoken in his opposition to the Taliban and allied terror groups. He was killed in a bombing at a mosque along with 14 others during Friday prayers.


Senior bin Laden aide killed in recent Predator strike

Mohammed Usman was a key member of Brigade 313 and helped unite al Qaeda with several Pakistani jihadist groups.


Inquiry finds guards at US bases are tied to Taliban




Senate report slams Afghan security contractors




British, German jihadists involved in Europe plot killed in Predator strikes

Abu_Askar-thumb.jpgA leader of the British cell and two German cell members were killed in Predator strikes in September. Abdul Jabbar was named the leader of the Islamic Army of Great Britain.


Trapping the lord of war: The rise and fall of Viktor Bout




Security forces killed the Taliban's shadow governor for Badghis and a top military commander. Combined forces also killed and captured several Taliban members in Kandahar and Takhar. A Taliban suicide bomber killed a German soldier in Baghlan.




Coalition kills Taliban's shadow governor in Badghis province

Mullah Ismail, the Taliban's shadow governor of Badghis province, and Abdul Hakim, a senior Taliban military commander in the province, were killed during a raid on Oct. 6.
 
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