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Islamic State of Iraq denies its emir captured

The al Qaeda political front said that Abu Bakr al Baghdadi al Husseini al Qurshi "is in the best state of being among his family and his brothers."


Syria loads chemical weapons into bombs; military awaits Assad's order




Drones: A sign of the times




The twin threat posed by Syria's chemical weapons




German Weapons Exports on the Rise as Merkel Doctrine Takes Hold




Iraqi security officials have claimed that Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, the head of al Qaeda in Iraq and its Islamic State of Iraq, has been captured. The reports of Baghdadi's arrest have not been confirmed.




DIA to send hundreds more spies overseas




Flow of Arms to Syria Through Iraq Persists, to US Dismay




Inside Jabhat al Nusra - the most extreme wing of Syria's struggle




"Gunmen" kidnapped 20 Iraqi police recruits at a cafe in Bayji. The recruits are thought to have been taken to Anbar province near the border with Syria; al Qaeda is suspected of carrying out the operation.




Boko Haram emir praises al Qaeda

Abubakar-Shekau.jpgAbubakar Shekau said he and his fighters support jihad in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Kashmir, Chechnya, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Somalia, Algeria, Libya, and Mali.


Insurgents killed seven members of a family, including five sleeping children, in Tarmiyah, and two soldiers in Fallujah. A court in Dhi Qhar sentenced al Qaeda in Iraq's emir for Basrah to death.




North Korea's Illegal Weapons Pipeline Flows On




Sunni Leaders Gaining Clout in Mideast




Insurgents killed 29 Iraqis in a series of eight bombings in Baghdad, Kirkuk, Ramadi, and Fallujah. Security forces detained three al Qaeda fighters in Wasit.




Pakistan ranked 'most dangerous place for journalists' second year running




US Looks to Set Size of Afghan Presence




For the first time in eight years, there were no significant sectarian attacks during the Shia holiday of Ashura. Security forces detained 82 wanted men in Karbala and three al Qaeda fighters in Wasit.




New wars possible, new borders too




"Gunmen" killed the chief of the Abu Ghraib local council and two of his sons. Security forces detained a Naqshabandia commander in Mosul. The government allotted $7.7 million to fund the Awakening.