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Haqqani Network is part of the Taliban -- Siraj Haqqani

The al Qaeda-linked leader of the Haqqani Network reiterated his allegiance to Mullah Omar. The Haqqanis and the Taliban have consistently stated that both groups are united.


State Department: Ansar al Sharia an alias for AQAP

The State Department has announced that Ansar al Sharia in Yemen is simply an "alias" for al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), which is attempting to "rebrand itself." The Ansar al Sharia brand is being employed by al Qaeda-linked groups elsewhere, including in Tunisia and Libya.


Al-Qaeda's grip on northern Mali has to be broken




Libya killings: Obama faces new questions on Benghazi




US officials give up on prospects for peace deal with Taliban




'Sleep-deprived' Abu Hamza fights extradition on health grounds




US 'begins drawing up targets in response to Benghazi attack'




Egypt's Copts to return to Sinai homes, says government




Muslim militants shifting focus to North Africa: Tunisia leader




Al Qaeda ally orchestrated assault on US Embassy in Tunisia

seifallah-ben-hassine.jpgThe Sept. 14 assault on the US Embassy in Tunis was orchestrated by Seifallah ben Hassine, a.k.a. Abu Iyad al Tunisi, who has longstanding ties to al Qaeda. Hassine currently heads Ansar al Sharia Tunisia.


ISAF captures another senior IMU leader in Kunduz




Former Pakistani legislator offers second bounty on anti-Islam film maker




Taliban suicide bomber kills 14, including 3 ISAF troops

The Taliban have targeted ISAF convoys in the east with a suicide bomber twice in the past five days, killing five NATO soldiers.


US drones kill 3 'rebels' in Mir Ali strike

The strike took place in the same village where al Qaeda leaders Abu Kasha al Iraqi and Fateh al Turki are rumored to have been killed on Sept. 24.


US troops see terrorism threat diminish on Philippine island of Mindanao




Syria despatch: meeting Assad's snipers as they fight rebels in Homs




Iraq official says jailbreak that killed 20 was inside job




Benghazi consulate assault a 'terrorist attack,' DNI says




Shabaab abandons last major stronghold in southern Somalia




ISAF targets another 'al Qaeda-associated Taliban leader' in Kunar

Since the end of May, special operations forces have conducted at least 21 raids against al Qaeda's network in Afghanistan.
 
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