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Pakistan - Tribesmen pile bodies outside Governor's House in protest




Al Qaeda-linked group claims credit for kidnappings in Algeria

Mokhtar-Belmokhtar.jpgA terrorist group headed by Mokhtar Belmokhtar has claimed credit for the raid on a natural gas field in Algeria. Belmokhtar is a longtime Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb commander, but split from the group last year. Belmokhtar's spokesman has said that he still answers to al Qaeda central.


Taliban suicide assault team attacks Afghan intelligence headquarters in Kabul

National Directorate of Security personnel repelled the suicide assault team after it detonated a bomb at the main gate and entered the compound.


Shabaab executes French hostage Denis Allex

Denis_Allex.jpg"With the rescue attempt, France has voluntarily signed Allex's death warrant," the terror group said in an official statement. Shabaab later announced he was executed. The French intelligence agent has been held by Shabaab since July 2009.


Al Qaeda is back in business




African troops bound for Mali as France battles militants




Agent: Car-bomb suspect sincere, spelled out plan




Suicide bomber kills Iraqi lawmaker who was prominent Awakening leader, and 5 others

aifan560.jpgSheikh Aifan Sadoun Aifan al-Issawi, an Iraqi parliamentarian and one of the leaders of the Sunni tribal "Awakening," was assassinated while inspecting a road construction project near Fallujah.


Shabaab releases photos of French commando captured in failed rescue mission

Shabaab displayed the body and equipment of a French commando who was wounded and captured late last week following a failed hostage rescue in Somalia, and later died. The terror group also said the "fate" of hostage Denis Allex will be announced soon.


A Dane tells of his life as a spy inside the al-Qaida network




Denmark - New controls over PET announced in wake of media Storm




French troops intervene in Mali




Al Qaeda in Sudan launches 'student wing' at University of Khartoum




Shabaab kills, captures French soldiers during failed rescue mission in Somalia

French commandos from the General Directorate for External Security attempted to rescue Denis Allex, one of their operatives captured in 2009. The French said they believe Allex was killed in the raid; Shabaab denied the claim.


Al Nusrah, jihadist allies overrun Syrian airbase

A jihadist alliance made up of the Al Nusrah Front, Ahrar al Sham, and the Islamic Vanguard seized control of the Taftanaz air base in Idlib.


Taliban welcome complete withdrawal of US troops




US drone strikes in Pakistan on rise for 2013




'Key al Qaeda paramilitary commander' killed in recent drone strike in Pakistan

Sheikh Yasin Al Kuwaiti, who was killed in a US drone strike on Jan. 8, was a "key al Qaeda paramilitary commander" who was "very high up the food chain," a US intelligence official who tracks the terror group in Pakistan's tribal areas told The Long War Journal.


Osama bin Laden's documents cited by Canadian intelligence




Afghans say total US pullout would trigger disaster


 
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