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Al Qaeda suicide team kills Iraqi general, 17 officers

The commanders of the 7th Division and the 28th Brigade were among those killed in a triple suicide attack in western Iraq. Maps highlight al Qaeda's resurgence in Iraq.


Undercover FBI agent helped investigate VIA terror plot suspects: Court documents




'Zero Dark Thirty' leak investigators now target of leak probe




Taliban eulogize Qari Hussain, chief of suicide and international operations

Qari-Hussain-martyr-tape-2.pngQari Hussain is thought to have been been killed in a US drone strike in January 2012. He served as the Taliban's "teacher of suicide bombers" and was involved in the Times Square plot and the suicide attack on the CIA in Afghanistan.


United Kingdom - How many more times can the Foreign Office get it so wrong?




Latest Treasury designation targets al Qaeda's fundraising network

A newly released terrorist designation by the Treasury Department highlights the extent and cohesion of al Qaeda's global fundraising network. Treasury reports that Ayman al Zawahiri's main representative in the Levant, Abu Khalid al Suri, has been funneling cash from Gulf donors to al Qaeda.


Saudi Arabia - A new weapon against terrorism




State Department designates head of Al Nusrah Front branch in Lebanon

The State Department added Usamah Amin al Shihabi to the list of specially designated global terrorists. Al Shihabi is the head of the Al Nusrah Front's "Palestinian wing in Lebanon." Leaked State Department cables reveal that the Jordanians previously accused him of training a terror cell that targeted Americans.


The Islamic Front 'will not fight the al Qaeda organization'




Syrian rebel leader was bin Laden's courier, now Zawahiri's representative

Abu Khalid al Suri, Ayman al Zawahiri's representative in the Levant, also serves as a senior leader in Ahrar al Sham, a Syrian rebel group that often fights alongside al Qaeda's two official branches. According to the Spanish government, al Suri was one of Osama bin Laden's most trusted couriers and may have delivered surveillance tapes of the World Trade Center to al Qaeda senior leadership in Afghanistan prior to 9/11.


ISIS launches 2 more suicide assaults in Iraq




2 Guantanamo detainees transferred to Saudi Arabia

Both detainees were approved for transfer "subject to appropriate security measures" by President Obama's Guantanamo Review Task Force. Previously, Joint Task Force Guantanamo deemed both detainees "high" risks to the US and its allies and recommended that they be retained in US custody.


Political administration not prepared to replace army in Pakistan's tribal agencies




A look at 2 suicide bombers who sought death in Syria, driven by jihadist ideology




Ansarul Mujahideen kills 4 Pakistani troops in North Waziristan

The Pakistani terror group has carried out suicide and IED attacks in response to drone strikes that have killed the emirs of the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan and the Mullah Nazir Group, as well as a top Haqqani Network leader and members of the Turkistan Islamic Party.


Afghan pullout could reverse gains against al Qaeda, US military chief warns




Does the Islamic Front 'battle al Qaeda'?




Samiullah Afridi flees to Dubai after receiving threats




Al Qaeda tightens grip on western Iraq in bid for Islamic state




Jordan rearrests millennium bombings plotter

Jordanian authorities reportedly arrested Raed Hijazi in November. According to the 9/11 Commission report, Hijazi was a key member of a terrorist cell that was broken up in late 1999. The cell was planning multiple attacks in Jordan at the time.
 
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