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Hakeemullah Mehsud threatens more attacks in Pakistan

The leader of the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan also reiterated his loyalty to Afghan Taliban emir Mullah Omar.


IMU announces death of German jihadist

The Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan said that Abu Bakr al Almani, a previously unknown jihadist, was killed during battle.


Taliban suicide bomber kills 7 Afghans at Baghlan mosque

The Taliban claimed credit for the attack, which killed seven Afghan policemen, including a commander.


Suicide assault team strikes in western Afghanistan

Two Afghan guards were killed while defending a logistics base near an ISAF base in Herat province.


Al Qaeda IED cell leader denied habeas petition

Bostan-Karim.jpgA DC district court released its opinion denying Guantanamo detainee Bostan Karim's petition for a writ of habeas corpus. Karim led an IED cell that targeted Americans, and several other members of his network were detained at Guantanamo.


US adds senior Haqqani Network leader to terrorist list

Haji Mali Khan, who is currently in US custody, is the sixth senior Haqqani Network leader added to the list of specially designated global terrorists.


US Predator strike kills 4 'militants' in Mir Ali

The US has carried out five strikes in the past six days. Mir Ali is a known haven for al Qaeda and a host of terror groups based in Pakistan's tribal agency of North Waziristan.


Suicide assault team kills 5 people in attack on UN office in Kandahar

A four-man suicide assault team hit the United Nations Refugee Agency in Kandahar city. The attack is the second of its kind in the city in five days.


Afghan-Indian agreement heralds a strategic shift in the region

Afghanistan and India have signed a strategic partnership agreement that calls for economic aid and assistance with training security forces.


Suicide bomber kills 17 in Kabul, including 5 ISAF troops

A suicide bomber flipped an up-armored Rhino in the capital; the Taliban claimed credit for the attack. Three Australian soldiers were killed in Kandahar, and a female suicide bomber attacked Afghan intelligence officials in Kunar.


US Predator strike kills 13 Pakistani Taliban fighters in South Waziristan

Taj Gul Mehsud, a deputy of Hakeemullah Mehsud, may have been killed in a previously unreported strike on Oct. 26 in South Waziristan.


US Predators kill 5 Taliban commanders in South Waziristan strike

predator-uav.jpgHazrat Omar, the brother of "good Taliban" leader Mullah Nazir, was one of those killed. Omar was Nazir's operational commander for Afghanistan.


Suicide bomber attempts to assassinate Afghan interior minister

The attack took place in Parwan and is the second in the province in two months. The interior minister was not in the convoy.


Fighters from 'Caucasus Mujahideen in Khorasan' issue message to 'brothers' in southern Russia

A group of jihadists based in the Afghan-Pakistan region issued a videotape to their "brothers" in the Islamic Caucasus Emirate and their emir, Doku Umarov.


Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan claims Panjshir suicide attack

IMU-Panjshir-attack-team copy.jpgThe IMU released photos of four of the suicide bombers that struck a US PRT in Panjshir last weekend.


3 Egyptians killed in recent Predator strike in North Waziristan

Ahmed Omar Abdul Rahman, the son of the Blind Sheikh, may have been killed in the Oct. 14 strike in a village under the control of the Haqqani Network. Egyptians have been killed in the village in the past.


Blind Sheikh's son killed in US airstrike in Afghanistan

Ahmed Omar Abdul Rahman, the son of the spiritual leader of the Egyptian Islamic Group, was killed today, according to the terror group.


US Predators strike again in North Waziristan

The strike is the second in Danda Darpa Khel in two days. Yesterday's strike killed Jan Baz Zadran, a top Haqqani Network leader.


US kills Haqqani Network's 3rd in command in North Waziristan strike

US officials said that Jan Baz Zadran was killed in Miramshah in North Waziristan, where Predators struck today.


Iran's Qods Force commander involved in plot to kill Saudi ambassador

Lieutenant General Qasem Soleimani has directed attacks in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as aided al Qaeda.