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Al Qaeda in Iraq suicide bomber attacks Awakening in Taji

Nineteen anti-al Qaeda Awakening fighters and three Iraqi soldiers were killed in the suicide attack, which is the second of its kind in Iraq in two days.


Al Qaeda in Iraq launches suicide assault in Kirkuk

The tactic of the suicide assault is being employed with increasing frequency by al Qaeda and its affiliates and allies in all of the major theaters of the Long War.


Al Nusrah Front imposes sharia in eastern Syrian town

Eastern Syria has long been a haven for al Qaeda in Iraq, but now the terror group's affiliate is openly ruling a town near the Iraqi border.


Al Qaeda's Syrian affiliate claims 2 more suicide attacks

Al-Nusrah-Front-banner.pngThe Al Nusrah Front has claimed credit for five of the six suicide attacks that have been reported in Syria so far this year.


Al Qaeda in Iraq video shows series of attacks against Iraqi security forces

AQI-attacks-ISF-video.jpgThe operations are part of the "third wave" of al Qaeda in Iraq's "Destroying the Walls" campaign.


Al Nusrah Front claims complex suicide assault on Syrian military base

Al-Nusrah-Front-banner.pngThe al Qaeda affiliate sent five suicide bombers to attack a Syrian military base near the Golan Heights in what the group described as "a compound special operation."


Al Nusrah Front expels foreign correspondents, imposes veil




Suicide bomber kills 42 Iraqis at Shia mosque

The suicide bomber targeted the funeral of a policeman in Tuz Khurmatu. The attack is the fourth suicide bombing in the country in nine days.


AQAP eulogizes jihadist who fought in Iraq and was killed in US drone strike in Yemen

Abdullah-Bawazir-2.jpgAbdullah Bawazir fought against US forces in Iraq and escaped from a Yemeni prison in June 2011, according to al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. He was killed in a drone strike in Hadramout on Dec. 24, 2012.


Al Nusrah Front claims 2 suicide attacks in Syria

Al-Nusrah-Front-banner.pngAl Qaeda's affiliate in Syria claimed credit for the first two suicide attacks reported in Syria this year. The attacks were launched to avenge reported atrocities in a village in Idlib.


Al Qaeda claims assassination of MP Aifan Sadoun; Sunni Awakening leader blames Iran




Suicide bomber kills Iraqi lawmaker who was prominent Awakening leader, and 5 others

aifan560.jpgSheikh Aifan Sadoun Aifan al-Issawi, an Iraqi parliamentarian and one of the leaders of the Sunni tribal "Awakening," was assassinated while inspecting a road construction project near Fallujah.


Al Nusrah, jihadist allies overrun Syrian airbase

A jihadist alliance made up of the Al Nusrah Front, Ahrar al Sham, and the Islamic Vanguard seized control of the Taftanaz air base in Idlib.


Benghazi suspect's brother is al Qaeda facilitator




Analysis: Study shows rise of al Qaeda affiliate in Syria




Syrian regime reportedly using wide range of tactical ballistic missiles




Al Nusrah Front on the offensive in Aleppo




Al Nusrah Front emir denounces US terrorism designation, praises foreign fighters

Al-Nusrah-Front-banner.pngAbu Muhammad al Julani sends "a greeting of love and loyalty to our pure and pious emigrant brothers" who are waging jihad in Syria.


Iraq Sunni rallies gather steam




Al Qaeda's Al Nusrah Front denies reports of death of its emir

Al-Nusrah-Front-banner.pngThe group said that Abu Muhammad al Julani is alive and well, and also confirmed that two Zarqawi associates, Abu Anas al Sahhaba and Abu Julaybib, are senior commanders.