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Terror on Trial | William Shawcross on Legal Proceedings Against Extremists




Afghan Govt Stresses on Afghan-led Peace Talks




White House denies deal to release Taliban leaders




US likely to release top Taliban leaders from Gitmo




Afghan Taliban announces new 'political office' in Qatar

Mohammad-Nabi-Omari.jpgThe Taliban is planning to open a new "political office" in Qatar as part of nascent peace talks with the US. The Taliban continues to demand the release of "high risk" detainees from Guantanamo as a prerequisite to the talks. The Taliban detainees all have extensive ties to al Qaeda.


Taliban say office in Qatar has been agreed




Son of infamous al Qaeda family killed by Ethiopian forces

Abu al Bara'a Abdul Aziz bin Attash was killed in a clash with Ethiopian forces. Bin Attash was a member of a particularly notorious al Qaeda family that has served the Taliban, al Qaeda, Shabaab, and other allied terrorist organizations.


US mulls transfer of Taliban prisoner in perilous peace bid




Turns Out Mullah Omar Was Never on the FBI's Top Terrorists List




Omar no longer on FBI's most wanted list




Exclusive: Afghanistan sets ground rules for Taliban talks




US deal with Taliban breaks down




US offers $10 million reward for Iran-based al Qaeda financier

The US government is offering a $10 million reward for information leading to the capture of Yasin al Suri, a senior al Qaeda facilitator based in Iran. Al Suri was designated by the Treasury Department in July.


Taliban seek freedom for dangerous Guantanamo detainees

The Obama administration is considering repatriating some Guantanamo detainees to Afghanistan as part of a diplomatic effort to engage the Taliban. Four senior, high-risk, commanders are thought to be at the top of the list.


Exclusive: Secret US, Taliban talks reach turning point




Jihadist releases bio of Yemeni al Qaeda operative killed in Somalia

Abu 'Asim al Tabuki Mansour Nasser al Bihani waged jihad in Bosnia, Dagestan, Chechnya, Afghanistan, Yemen, and Somalia. He trained Omar Hammami, the American military commander in Shabaab. Two of Abu 'Asim's brothers are currently being held at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility.


US Clashes With Baghdad Over Fate of Last Detainee




International Criminal Court demands Libya hand over captured Saif al-Islam




With no end in sight, Guantanamo work goes on




Ship bombing suspect in a Guantanamo Bay military courtroom Wednesday