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US launches another drone strike in North Waziristan

The strike is the second in the Datta Khel area of North Waziristan in the past week.


Mullah Sangeen Zadran, al Qaeda commander reported killed in drone strike

Mullah-Sangeen_Zadran-FMIG-video-Oct2012.jpgThe senior Haqqani Network commander and a Lashkar al Zil explosives expert are said to be among those killed in yesterday's strike in North Waziristan.


ISAF targets al Qaeda leaders in Kunar

Over the past several days, ISAF launched five raids against two senior al Qaeda leaders and two al Qaeda-linked Taliban commanders in Kunar and Nuristan provinces.


US adds al Qaeda explosives expert to list of global terrorists

Abd al Hamid al Masli, a Libyan, is a "key improvised explosive device (IED) facilitator" who operates in Waziristan. He temporarily served as the head of al Qaeda's military committee, likely after Abdullah Said al Libi, the former head of the Lashkar al Zil, was killed in a drone strike.


Prominent al Qaeda leader killed in drone strike in 2012

Abd el Kader Mahmoud Mohamed el Sayed was a close advisor to al Qaeda emir Ayman al Zawahiri and served as a military commander in Afghanistan before he was killed. El Sayed was involved in the Luxor massacre and, while living in Milan, was recorded by Italian intelligence discussing terror plots against the West.


Taliban release video of planning for Camp Bastion assault

Camp-Bastion-Taliban-Map.jpgThe video clip shows a map on a whiteboard that details the location of the security perimeter, aircraft, hangars, and other buildings. Al Qaeda and the Mullah Dadullah Front were likely involved in the assault that destroyed six USMC Harriers.


Al Qaeda 'weapons expert' killed in eastern Afghanistan

Taqwa, an Afghan national, directed attacks and funneled IEDs and weapons to insurgents in Paktika province. ISAF has conducted at least 19 raids against al Qaeda's network in Afghanistan since the end of May.


ISAF kills 2 Taliban commanders linked to 'foreign insurgents'

One of the commanders had planned an August 2008 ambush in Kabul province that resulted in the deaths of 10 French soldiers.


Laskar-e-Taiba commander killed in recent airstrike in Kunar

Ammar died in the same airstrike on July 1 that also killed Khatab Shafiq, a Pakistani citizen who served as Lashkar-e-Taiba's leader for Kunar province.


Saudi al Qaeda commander confirmed killed in Kunar airstrike

ISAF confirmed that Hanzallah was killed in the July 1 airstrike in Watahpur. He is the third senior al Qaeda and Lashkar-e-Taiba leader killed in the district in the past five weeks.


Al Qaeda releases photos of slain Khorasan commanders

AQ_Khorasan550.jpgA jihadist media outlet has released previously unseen photographs of slain top al Qaeda leaders Abu Laith al Libi, Abdullah Said al Libi, and Abu Abdullah al Shami.


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.


'Foreign fighter' cell leader captured in central Afghanistan

The commander led a cell of approximately 50 foreign fighters in the central province of Wardak.


Al Qaeda leader linked to Iran may have been killed in recent Predator strike

Press reports indicate that Atiyah Abd al Rahman, who is Osama bin Laden's ambassador to Iran, was killed in a recent airstrike in northern Pakistan. US intelligence officials cannot confirm Atiyah's death, but do confirm that he has relocated from Iran to northern Pakistan.


Senior bin Laden aide killed in recent Predator strike

Mohammed Usman was a key member of Brigade 313 and helped unite al Qaeda with several Pakistani jihadist groups.


Taliban, al Qaeda forces repel Afghan Army assault in eastern Afghanistan

An Afghan Army operation was "routed" during an operation along the Pakistani border in Laghman province.


Al Qaeda Brigade 313 website goes online

Kashmiri-AQBrigade313-banner.JPGThe website is linked to the Pakistan-based al Qaeda military formation that is commanded by Ilyas Kashmiri.
 
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