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Islamic Jihad Union fighters attack US base, plant 'anti-helicopter' mine

The IJU continues to operate in eastern Afghanistan. The group said that fighters from Russia, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan as well as Pashtuns participated in attacks on US bases, and that the fighters have deployed a mine designed to down a US Apache.


6 Uzbeks killed in North Waziristan drone strike

The strike took place in Mir Ali, a known terrorist haven where the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, and the Islamic Jihad Group, an IMU splinter group, are based.


US adds IMU, IJU operatives to list of global terrorists

Mounir and Yassin Chouka, two Germans who are operatives in the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, and Mevlut Kar, an Islamic Jihad Union facilitator, were added to the list of Specially Designated Global terrorists. All three have ties to al Qaeda.


Jihadists announce deaths of 21 Turks linked to the Haqqani Network

Another Turkish fighter is said to have been killed in a recent US Predator airstrike in Mir Ali, Pakistan.


IMU announces death of German jihadist

The Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan said that Abu Bakr al Almani, a previously unknown jihadist, was killed during battle.


Pakistani Taliban release new video of Swiss hostages

The Taliban again called for the release of 'Lady al Qaeda' Aafia Siddiqui. The hostages may be managed by Moezeddine Garsallaoui, a Swiss citizen who is a senior al Qaeda leader in North Waziristan.


'German Taliban Mujahideen' leader thought killed in US airstrike

A propaganda outlet for the the Victorious Sect said that Abdul Fettah al Almani was killed. The report is unconfirmed.


US Predators kill 6 'militants' in North Waziristan strike

predator-uav.jpgFour "militants of central Asian origin" were said to have been killed in the strike in the Mir Ali area.


Special operations forces hunt IMU's top commander in Afghan northeast

The Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan's leader for the Afghan north is connected to networks in Kabul and Ghazni, and facilitates suicide and other attacks.


ISAF detains senior Haqqani Network leader linked to the IMU

The Haqqani Network commander was the deputy operational leader in Paktia, and led more than 250 fighters, including Uzbeks.


German jihadi killed in Afghanistan, claims Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan spokesman

IMU-Afghan-Lightning-SITE.jpegMiqdad, a German citizen who is also known as "Abdullah the Essen," was killed while fighting US forces in Baghlan in April 2011. He wanted "to kill Germans."


Suicide assault team defeated in Quetta

Pakistani officials said the attackers appeared to be "Uzbek or Chechen." The Pakistani Army claimed to have captured a senior al Qaeda operative in Karachi.


US Predators kill 10 'militants' in Mir Ali

The attack took place in an area that hosts a number of regional and international terror groups. Four "foreigners" were reported killed.


ISAF captures Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan's top commander for Afghanistan

The IMU 's senior leader in Afghanistan served as "a key conduit between the senior IMU leadership in Pakistan and senior Taliban leadership in Afghanistan." He escaped from a Pakistani jail in 2010.


Islamic Jihad Group operative captured in Afghan north

The IJG facilitator "is responsible for coordinating the movement of foreign fighters from Iran and Pakistan into Afghanistan," ISAF stated.


US Predators kill 4 'foreigners' in North Waziristan strike

The strike took place in the Mir Ali area, a known haven for al Qaeda and the Islamic Jihad Group.


US Predators kill 5 'militants' in North Waziristan strike

Predators fired four missiles at targets in the Datta Khel area. The strike is the first in eight days.


US Predators kill 4 'militants' in Mir Ali

predator-uav.jpgAnother vehicle was hit as it traveled in an area of North Waziristan known to host foreign terrorists plotting to attack Europe and the US.


Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan leader targeted in Afghan north

The "high-ranking Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan senior leader" facilitates suicide attacks in the north and is in close contact with leaders in Pakistan.


US Predators kill 4 'militants' in North Waziristan

Unmanned strike aircraft hit a vehicle as it traveled through the Mir Ali area, which has been the epicenter of an al Qaeda plot to attack the West.
 
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