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Appeal denied for HIG facilitator detained at Gitmo

Shawali-Khan.jpgThe DC Circuit Court denied a Guantanamo detainee's appeal yesterday. The detainee, Shawali Khan, was a facilitator for Hezb-e-Islami Gulbuddin prior to his capture in 2002. According to a leaked file, Khan's cell in Kandahar received weapons and other support from Iran.


EXCLUSIVE: Libyan missiles looted




The head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization said it will open its nuclear program to five years of 'full supervision' by the UN atomic energy agency if the world body lifts its sanctions. However, that 'full supervision' would have limits. Up to 300,000 Iranians may have had their Google email monitored using security certificates stolen from a Dutch secure communications firm.




Iran 'arrests' 5 al Qaeda operatives




US Eyes Covert Plan to Counter Iran in Iraq




'Top Secret America': A look at the military's Joint Special Operations Command




Almost 40 years in construction, the Bushehr nuclear power plant begins supplying electricity to the national grid. Iranian Revolutionary Guards forces launched a new offensive against Kurdish PAJK rebels in northwestern Iran.




Concern rising about Iran military nuclear work




Iran Moves to Shelter Its Nuclear Fuel Program




Iran "charm offensive" fails to ease nuclear fears




Don't test us, Israel army chief warns Gaza militants




Iran's nuclear chief claimed the country is prepared to cooperate more closely with the IAEA. The Defense Ministry said it was manufacturing its own anti-armor missiles.




If the Arab Spring Turns Ugly




Israel "could not stop" nuclear Iran with one strike




A court sentenced an Iranian man to death for assassinating a nuclear scientist; Iran claimed he was an agent of Israel. Iran said it would defend Syria if NATO intervened. Iran "discreetly" provided food and medical aid to Libyan rebels.




Iran Calls on Syria to Recognize Citizens' Demands




Mahmoud Ahmadinejad lashes out at Israel in Quds Day speech




Few Treatment Options for Afghans as Drug Use Rises




Senior al Qaeda leader reportedly killed

Atiyah_Rahman.jpg Atiyah Abd al Rahman, a top al Qaeda leader, was reportedly killed on August 22. Senior US intelligence officials contacted by The Long War Journal would neither confirm nor deny Atiyah's death. Atiyah was al Qaeda's "general manager" and Osama bin Laden's "chief of staff," according to a senior US intelligence official.


Iran and Al Qaeda's 'Operations Chief'