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Local Taliban commander killed in latest drone strike in Pakistan

Mutaqi was reportedly preparing to lead fighters across the border to wage jihad in Afghanistan. The Obama administration has claimed that drone strikes would be conducted only against targets that pose an "imminent threat" to the US.


Balkan Militants Join Syria's Rebel Cause




Al-Qaeda swaps Mali for Libya




US Internet spying foiled plot to attack NY subways - sources




US drones kill 6 in North Waziristan

predator-uav.jpgThe strike is the first in the Shawal Valley, a known terrorist haven, since late 2012. An unidentified "high value target" is reported to have been killed.


Al Nusrah Front raises al Qaeda's flag in Aleppo




US adds al Qaeda explosives expert to list of global terrorists

Abd al Hamid al Masli, a Libyan, is a "key improvised explosive device (IED) facilitator" who operates in Waziristan. He temporarily served as the head of al Qaeda's military committee, likely after Abdullah Said al Libi, the former head of the Lashkar al Zil, was killed in a drone strike.


Taliban suicide bomber kills 7 Georgian troops at base in Helmand

The Taliban claimed one of their suicide bombers detonated the bomb inside a base in the Now Zad district. The suicide attack is the sixth of its kind by the Taliban and their allies in less than two weeks.


Tunisia's radical divide over Salafi agenda




Analysis: Hezbollah's Syria victory risks wider Sunni-Shi'ite conflict




US offers rewards for Boko Haram, African al Qaeda leaders

The $7 million reward for Abubakar Shekau, Boko Haram's emir, puts him in the top echelon of wanted terrorist leaders. Rewards of $5 million are also offered for Mokhtar Belmokhtar and Yahya Abu Hammam.


Suicide bomber kills 10 Afghan students, 2 US soldiers

The suicide bomber targeted a US and Afghan Local Police patrol as it passed by a high school in Paktia province. The US has stepped up raids against the Haqqani Network in Paktia.


In Somalia, some parents say no to polio vaccine




Iraq breaks up al Qaeda chemical weapons cell

Iraq-AQ-chemical-agents.jpgThe al Qaeda cell is said to have been plotting to use sarin and mustard gas against a religious procession in Iraq, and was planning to move the chemical weapons to the US, Canada, and Europe.


US drones kill 8 AQAP fighters in Yemen strike

The attack struck a "convoy" of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters as they traveled in an AQAP-controlled area of Abyan province in Yemen.


IMU, Taliban launched joint suicide assault in Panjshir

IMU-Panjshir-2013-suicide-bombers.jpgThe Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan claimed the attack under the banner of the Taliban's spring offensive and said that it "is continuing its jihadi activities in the Khorasan region."


State Department highlights Iran's 'marked resurgence' of state-sponsored terrorism

The State Department's Country Reports on Terrorism 2012 summarizes Iran's extensive support for terrorists, including al Qaeda and Taliban members. The State Department also recognized Iran's support for Houthi rebels in Yemen.


Inspire Magazine excerpts LWJ on AQAP links to al Qaeda 'core'




Reports claim Al Nusrah Front members in Turkey were planning sarin gas attacks




Pakistani Taliban confirm death of deputy emir in drone strike

Spokesman Ihsanullah Ihsan said that Waliur Rehman was indeed killed yesterday in a drone strike in North Waziristan. Rehman was wanted by the US for involvement in terror plots, including the failed Times Square bombing.
 
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