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Photo of Mullah Sangeen in coffin published on jihadist forum




Pakistan hands over suspected green-on-blue killer for trial

Hekmatullah.jpgThe difficult work of bringing green-on-blue killers to justice moves a step forward with the recent transfer of a rogue ANA soldier from Pakistan to Afghanistan. In the process, Coalition authorities are faced with the problems of Taliban influence and safe havens in Pakistan.


Al Qaeda's affiliates continue joint operations in Syria

Reporting from the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights shows that al Qaeda's two affiliates inside Syria continue to collude despite a leadership dispute that became public in April.


Taliban commander Mullah Fazlullah claims credit for assassinating Pakistani general

Fazlullah-Umar-Media-video-SITE.jpgThe Taliban released video of the attack that killed Major General Sanaullah Niazi, the Army commander for Swat. Fazlullah said negotiations with the government are merely "a component of war."


Qaeda Branch in Syria Pursues Its Own Agenda




Moroccan al-Qaeda suspect caught in Europe




Al Nusrah Front destroys Syrian Army convoy




Haqqani Network said to name successor to Mullah Sangeen

Bilal Zadran is said to have replaced Mullah Sangeen Zadran, who is thought to have been killed in a US drone strike in North Waziristan in early September.


Zawahiri's man in Shabaab's 'secret service'




AQAP fighters storm Yemen Army base in east




Pakistan condemns latest drone strike in North Waziristan

Today's attack in the Taliban-controlled tribal agency of North Waziristan is the second by the US in two days. The strike took place in Datta Khel, a known hub of al Qaeda activity.


Qaeda Plot Leak Has Undermined U.S. Intelligence




Al Nusrah Front, Free Syrian Army seize border crossing to Jordan

Al Qaeda's Al Nusrah Front for the People of the Levant teamed up with the Free Syrian Army's Yarmouk Brigade to take control of the Daraa border crossing to Jordan.


US drones target Haqqani Network in North Waziristan strike

Three Haqqani network fighters were killed in the attack, which took place in the same town where Mullah Sangeen Zadran is rumored to have been killed in another drone strike earlier this month.


Has Turkish Foreign Policy Created a 'Syrian Taliban'?




Shabaab plot to attack London planned to be 'similar to ... Mumbai'

A document found after Somali troops killed Fazul Abdullah Mohammed, al Qaeda's former leader in East Africa and a senior Shabaab commander, details a plot to conduct multiple Mumbai-like attacks that target civilians in London.


BP faces pressure over Algeria gas plant attack




Free Syrian Army units ally with al Qaeda, reject Syrian National Coalition, and call for sharia

Several large Free Syrian Army and Islamist brigades as well as the Al Nusrah Front called for the imposition of sharia in Syria and rejected the US-backed Syrian National Coalition.


Shabaab emir praises group's assault on Kenya mall

Sheikh Mukhtar Abu Zubayr threatened further attacks in Kenya if its military is not withdrawn from southern Somalia. He also noted that the assault on the Westgate Mall was "just 10 days after the anniversary date of the blessed 911 operations."


Somali Islamists Behind Kenya Attack Getting More Dangerous


 
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