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Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan confirms leader Tahir Yuldashev killed

Yuldashev-dead.jpgA website run by the central Asian terror group and al Qaeda affiliate announced the death of "Shaheed Mohammed Tahir" and posted an image of the commander. Yuldashev was thought to have been killed in a US Predator strike in South Waziristan one year ago.

US strike kills 'dual-hatted' al Qaeda and Taliban commander in northern Afghanistan

An air weapons team killed Abu Baqir, "a dual-hatted Taliban sub-commander and al Qaeda group leader" who operated in Kunduz.

Religious minorities in Indonesia push back

Al Qaeda advises Shabaab to keep low profile on links, attack US interests

Al Qaeda's top leaders are pleased with Shabaab's operations but do not want to draw any unnecessary attention to links between the two terror groups. Al Qaeda wants Shabaab to continue to strike at US interests in the region.

Bin Laden 'far buried' in remote region: Petraeus

Ayman al Zawahiri, al Qaeda's second in command, issued a videotape criticizing Turkey for maintaining a relationship with Israel and for keeping troops in Afghanistan. "The change will come when the Turkish people urge their government to stop co-operating with Israel ... or taking part in killing Muslims in Afghanistan," Zawahiri said.

ISAF continues to ID 'foreign fighters' in Afghanistan

Secret assault on terrorism widens on two continents

US Predator strike kills 12 in North Waziristan

predator-uav.jpgToday's strike is the first since July 25 and took place in a region controlled by the Haqqani Network.

Coalition, Afghan forces kill Taliban's shadow governor for Nangarhar

Malauwi Ghulam Haideri served on the Peshawar Shura and was in direct contact with Taliban leaders operating inside Pakistan.

Taliban, al Qaeda forces repel Afghan Army assault in eastern Afghanistan

An Afghan Army operation was "routed" during an operation along the Pakistani border in Laghman province.

Caucasus Emirate leaders rally around Doku Umarov

Riyad-us-Saliheen-thumb.jpgTwo top leaders reaffirmed their loyalty to the leader of the Caucasus Emirate as the Riyad-us-Saliheen Martyrs' Brigade claimed it carried out a bombing in Moscow based on an order issued by Umarov.

Foreigners boost insurgency in eastern Afghanistan

20 Haqqani Network fighters killed in raids in eastern Afghanistan

The raid took place in the district of Zurmat in Paktia province, a known haven for al Qaeda and other foreign fighters.

Saudi al Qaeda leader urges killing of Christians

Longtime al Qaeda operative runs mosque closed by German authorities

Mamoun-Darkazanli.jpgGerman authorities closed down the Taiba mosque in Hamburg earlier this week. The mosque was formerly known as Al Quds, and was home to al Qaeda's Hamburg cell for the 9/11 attacks. The imam in charge of the mosque, Mamoun Darkazanli, has been tracked by Western intelligence services for almost two decades.

Police Probes Foreign Funding of Indonesian Terrorists

Puntland forces claim victory against Shabaab in the 'Tora Bora of East Africa'

Security officials said Shabaab forces under Mohammed Said Atom have been driven from the Galgala Mountains.

'Secret hand' in French Sahel raid

Suicide assault team targets civilian guesthouse in Kabul

The Kabul Attack Network targeted a civilian compound in the capital; two Afghan guards were killed in the attack. The Kabul Attack Network is led by a Haqqani Network commander.