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A US federal appeals court overturned a lower court's order to release al Qaeda operative Uthman Abdul Rahim Mohammed Uthman from Guantanamo. Uthman, a Yemeni, fought US forces at the battle of Tora Bora in Afghanistan in 2001.

Caucasus Emirate leader may have escaped Russian raid

Doku-Riyah-video-Kavkaz.jpgDoku Umarov and his top two commanders, Emir Khamzat and Emir Supyan, are rumored to have been killed during a raid in Ingushetia. Russian officials do not believe Umarov was killed.

Intelligence on Libyan opposition shows "flickers" of al-Qaeda, says top NATO commander

Northeastern Afghan district falls after Taliban assault

A large Taliban force attacked the district center in Waygal today and drove out Afghan police. The Taliban claim to have kidnapped 13 police and seized large amounts of weapons and ammunition.

Taliban kill 14 Pakistani troops in Khyber ambush

A colonel and a captain were among the Frontier Corps troops killed in an ambush in the Atakhel area of the Pakistani tribal agency of Khyber.

Taliban create Lashkar-e-Khorasan to hunt Predator spies

The group was established by the Haqqani Network and Hafiz Gul Bahadar to root out so-called US spies that aid in the US' Predator campaign in Pakistan.

Taliban kill 20 Afghans in suicide assault

The Taliban claimed credit for the suicide attack that killed 20 Afghan road workers in the Bermel district in Paktika province.

Yemen battles al Qaeda as president clings to power

Libyan rebel commander admits his fighters have al-Qaeda links

US finds no organized Al Qaeda presence in Libya opposition, officials say

Bin Laden sets alarm bells ringing

Fahd al Quso aided in Detroit airline bombing plot

ISAF again targets the IMU in Samangan

US adds AQAP bomb maker to terrorist list

ibrahim-asiri.jpgAl Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula operative Ibrahim Hassan Tali al Asiri serves as the terror group's top bomb maker. Asiri was involved in the assassination attempt that targeted Saudi Arabia's deputy interior minister.

For al-Qaida, Detroit was just the cheapest flight

Abu Yahya al Libi, a top al Qaeda ideologue and a senior leader in the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group, released a tape in support of Libyan rebels against President Gaddafi. "The Libyan people have suffered at the hands of Gaddafi for more than 40 years," he said. Al Libi also accused the West of supporting Arab dictators.

Arab unrest: the al Quaeda dimension

Pakistan's president vows, again, to fight extremism

ISAF captures IMU leader who ran terror camps in Afghan north

The unnamed IMU commander ran "multiple IMU training camps and was involved with the facilitation and movement of fighters in and out of Samangan training camps, including fighters' movement to Pakistan."

Afghan al Qaeda/Taliban commander threatens to avenge Pakistan drone strike

qari-zia-rahman.JPGQari Zia Rahman said that al Qaeda and the Taliban have jointly decided to attack US and Afghan forces to retaliate for the March 17 Predator strike in Datta Khel.