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US drones strike again in Yemen, kill 2 AQAP operatives

Two Yemeni soldiers and another AQAP fighter are said to have been killed in a clash that took place after the strike in Marib.


AQAP confirms death of commander, charges father and son with 'spying' for US

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula confirmed that Adnan al Qadhi, a former military officer and AQAP commander who operated in Sana'a, was killed in a US drone strike last November. AQAP accused a father and his young son of planting a "chip" that guided the US strike to its target.


Senior IMU leader targeted in Samangan province




Manhunt continues in Boston, as analysts turn to social media for clues

suspects-in-crowd-1.jpgA YouTube page that appears to have been created by one of the Boston Marathon bombers contains links to jihadist propaganda. The same suspect reportedly traveled abroad for seven months last year.


Iraq Failing Security Test Ahead Of Vote




IMU lauds another German killed in US drone strike

Samir-Hatour-IMU-tape.jpgGerman Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan leaders Yassin and Mounir Chouka and other top IMU figures praised Samir Hatour, who was killed by the US in a strike in North Waziristan in March 2012.


US drones kill 5 AQAP operatives in Yemen

An al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula recruiter is said to have been killed in one of the attacks, both of which took place in an area in central Yemen. The strikes are the first recorded in Yemen since January.


US drones kill 5 'militants' in South Waziristan strike

The strike in Pakistan's Taliban-controlled tribal agency of South Waziristan is the first since the beginning of January.


Islamist agitation fuels unrest in Bangladesh




With Al Qaeda shattered, US counter-terrorism's future unclear




ISAF captures senior Lashkar-e-Taiba leader in Ghazni

Also, an "insurgent leader" who financed foreign fighters and coordinated attacks throughout Afghanistan was killed in Kunar province.


4 'militants' killed in US drone strike in Pakistan

predator-uav.jpgThe strike is the first by the US in Pakistan in 23 days. The attack took place in the al Qaeda and Taliban haven of Datta Khel in North Waziristan.


ISAF operations against IMU in 2013 at highest rate since war's start

While ISAF is reporting and commenting on raids against the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, it is unwilling to discuss al Qaeda's operations in Afghanistan.


Taliban overrun Afghan National Army outpost in Kunar




German IMU fighter killed in drone strike last fall

Ahmed-IMU-droned.jpgWanted Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan spokesman Yassin Chouka announced the death of Ahmed, who was described as "the King of Setterich." Ahmed was killed in the Oct. 10, 2012 strike in Mir Ali, North Waziristan.


Al-Qaeda role in Syria proves revolt a 'trick': newspaper




In Syria, some brace for the next war




Uzbek fighters gain support in Afghan north




Policing a fragile peace in South Waziristan




Al Nusrah Front leader renews allegiance to al Qaeda, rejects new name

Nusrah-front-banner.jpgAbu Muhammad al Julani, the head of the Al Nusrah Front, has rejected a call by the head of al Qaeda in Iraq to change his organization's branding. Al Julani also renews his organization's oath of allegiance to Ayman al Zawahiri.
 
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