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Ansar al Islam releases propaganda photos showing operations in Iraq

Ansar al Islam, a jihadist group founded in September 2001, has released a set of propaganda photos showing its claimed operations in Iraq. The photos purport to show the organization's control over a highway between Tikrit and Kirkuk, captured spoils, and its willingness to grant amnesty to members of Iraq's security forces.


Pakistani military claims 257 'terrorists,' no civilians killed in North Waziristan offensive

The Pakistani military claims it has conducted extensive airstrikes without killing a single civilian.


Libya suspect Abu Khattala, suspected in killing Americans, was shadowy figure among militants




Morten Storm's new book describes double life as jihadist/spy




Saudi Arabia's New Antiterror Legislation: Duplicitous Legalism




Al Qaeda suspect planned to kill returning US troops in upstate NY

Mufid A. Elfgeeh is said to have been inspired by French-Algerian jihadist Mohamed Merah, who was trained in Pakistan by an al Qaeda leader.


US drones strike in North Waziristan, kill 6 'militants'

The strike is the second in the village of Darga Mandi in the past week, and just the third in Pakistan this year.


Shabaab launches 2 attacks along Kenya's coast

Although Shabaab claimed responsibility for two recent attacks in Kenyan coastal towns, the government blamed the attacks on "local political networks."


Pakistani forces focus on 'foreigners' in North Waziristan operation




ISIS 'a transnational jihadist group'




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham's quiet war minister

Little is publicly known about the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham's war minister. But he was appointed in April 2010 and the war ministry he leads has been in charge of planning the group's operations in the past.


Maghreb terrorists make sales pitch to youth




ISIS menaces al Qaeda in Libyan city of Derna




Pakistan launches 'comprehensive operation against foreign and local terrorists' in North Waziristan

Operation Zarb-e-Azb appears to be aimed at the "bad Taliban" and foreign terror groups such as the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan. It is unlikely the Haqqani Network or the Hafiz Gul Bahadar Group will be targeted.


US Officials Fear Moner Mohammad Abusalha's Jihad Video Will Inspire Others




Turkey paying price for jihadist highway on border




Ansar al Sharia Tunisia leader says gains in Iraq should be cause for jihadist reconciliation

Abu Iyad al Tunisi, the head of Ansar al Sharia Tunisia, has released a statement calling for jihadists in the Levant to reconcile based on recent events in Iraq.


Taliban commander exchanged for Bergdahl coordinated with al Qaeda to attack Northern Alliance the day before 9/11

Mohammad Fazl, one of the five Taliban leaders exchanged for Bowe Bergdahl, played a key role in al Qaeda's military preparations leading up to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.


Drone strike killed Haqqani Network, Afghan Taliban commanders




US spy agencies heard Benghazi attackers using State Dept. cell phones to call terrorist leaders


 
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