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Al Qaeda and the Taliban have succeeded in maintaining their coffers through a host of methods, including kidnappings, extortion, taxing drug routes, illegal money transfers from Western countries through hawalas, and falsely inflating prices of products, such as honey from Yemen. Islamic charities are still funneling money to the terror groups.

Taliban gains money, al Qaeda finances recovering

Kidnapped NY Times reporter escapes from Taliban: paper

Pakistani military begins ground phase of South Waziristan offensive

More than 30 of Baitullah Mehsud's Taliban fighters are reported to have been killed in ground and air attacks.

Palau's Muslims anxiously await Gitmo detainees

US drones kill 9 in Waziristan: Pakistan officials

Two Kuwaitis get 5-year jail for sending youths to Afghan jihad

Somali security minister assassinated in suicide attack

More than 20 people, including the security minister and the former ambassador to Ethiopia, were killed in a suicide attack in central Somalia.

US strikes target Mullah Nazir in South Waziristan

Separate Predator attacks targeted a training camp and a madrassa in the tribal areas run by the South Waziristan Taliban warlord.

Iraq: Police arrest 'Al-Qaeda commander'

Yemen could be 'another Afghanistan' -EU official

Strategist: Killer drones level extremists™ advantage

Spain could take 5 Guantanamo inmates: report

Analysis: Waziristan operation to focus on Baitullah Mehsud

The Pakistani military appears to have a limited objective in the pending operation in South Waziristan. The Haqqani Network and Taliban leaders Hafiz Gul Bahadar and Mullah Nazir are not being mentioned by Pakistani officials, and efforts are underway to keep them out of the fight.

Bermuda protesters denounce Guantanamo decision

Al Qaeda military commander Qari Zai Rahman is reported to have been killed during clashes in Bajaur, and Tahir Yuldashev is reported to have been wounded during strikes in South Waziristan. The reports are unconfirmed.

Al Qaeda commanders reported killed, wounded in Pakistan

Qari Zia Rahman may have been killed in Bajaur, and Tahir Yuldashev is thought to have been wounded in South Waziristan.

Life in paradise as Guantanamo Four take a dip, eat ice cream, and plan first Uighur restaurant in British territory of Bermuda

Pakistan says offensive against Baitullah Mehsud imminent

The governor of the Northwest frontier Province said the military will launch a "comprehensive and decisive operation" as the military evaluates the request. Airstrikes launched in Bannu, Arakzai, and Bajaur.

AL Qaeda - The Gadahn Factor