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Al Qaeda veteran appears in Al Nusrah Front video, criticizes rival

In a video released on March 18, the Al Nusrah Front identifies Abu Firas al Suri as a leader within the group. Al Suri, who has a long al Qaeda pedigree, was dispatched to Syria from Yemen to try to mediate the dispute between Al Nusrah and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham.


Treasury designates al Qaeda leader, madrassa

The US Treasury Department today designated al Qaeda's leader in the Sindh and Balochistan provinces, as well as the Ganj Madrassa in Peshawar, Pakistan. The madrassa is "controlled" by an al Qaeda facilitator who also serves the Taliban and recruits for Lashkar-e-Taiba.


ISAF captures al Qaeda trainer in Kunar

The al Qaeda leader was targeted in a raid in the Watahpur district, a known hub for the terror group, on June 6.


ISAF targets al Qaeda leader in Kunar

The target of the raid was a senior al Qaida leader who serves as an operations chief, trainer, and facilitator in the east.


ISAF captures senior Lashkar-e-Taiba leader in Ghazni

Also, an "insurgent leader" who financed foreign fighters and coordinated attacks throughout Afghanistan was killed in Kunar province.


Pakistani al Qaeda 'company' commander praises Mumbai attacker

Asmatullah Muawiya said that the executions of Ajmal Kasab and Afzal Guru will fuel a new round of attacks on India, and that Kashmir will become a focal point for jihadists after the US abandons Afghanistan.


Pakistani al Qaeda 'facilitator' killed in Kunar airstrike

Abdul Rauf and two other "insurgents" were killed in an airstrike in in the Marawarah district on Sept. 23. Rauf moved "foreign fighters" and built IEDs.


Senior al Qaeda leader, facilitator killed in airstrike in Kunar

Abu Walid, also known as Amru Mastur al Ghamrawi, was one of two al Qaeda leaders who were killed in an airstrike in the Watahpur district in Kunar on Aug 3. ISAF launched two airstrikes in Watahpur on Aug. 3.


US adds 8 Lashkar-e-Taiba members to terrorism list

The US Treasury Department designated eight Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) leaders today, including the point man for the November 2008 attack on Mumbai. Also designated was the son of LeT chieftain Hafiz Saeed.


ISAF kills, captures al Qaeda-linked Taliban commanders in east

Mutaqi passed "critical information between the senior al Qaeda associated Taliban leaders in Kunar province" and plotted suicide attacks in the region. The commander in Ghazni helped al Qaeda fighters travel throughout the region.


ISAF kills Taliban district governor, 'dozens' of fighters in Kunar airstrikes

The Taliban reportedly gathered in Chapah Darah district to conduct a public execution when they were targeted in an airstrike. A second strike in Watahpur, a known haven for al Qaeda and the Lashkar-e-Taiba, killed "many" insurgents, including foreigners.


Taliban suicide bombers kill 3 ISAF troops in Kunar

The pair of suicide bombers hit Western soldiers as they were going to a meeting of the provincial council.


US adds Saudi al Qaeda leader in Afghanistan to terror list

Mansur al Harbi runs an al Qaeda training camp in Afghanistan, and helps foreign fighters enter the country. He has close ties to top al Qaeda leaders, including Saif al Adel.


Al Qaeda emir for Kunar, deputy, and facilitator killed in airstrikes

Mufti Assad, the emir for Kunar, and his deputy, Yusuf, were killed in the Aug. 3 airstrike in the Watahpur district. Both al Qaeda leaders were Pakistani citizens. Fatah Gul, an al Qaeda facilitator who ran training camps, was killed in a separate strike.


Al Qaeda-linked fighters killed in airstrike in Kunar

Several "al Qaeda associated insurgents" were killed in the airstrike in the Watahpur district in Kunar, where two al Qaeda and two Lashkar-eTaiba leaders have been killed since the end of May.


Ex-Guantanamo detainee surrenders to Saudis

Sayegh.JPGAn ex-Gitmo detainee named Adnan al Sayegh has reportedly turned himself into Saudi authorities. Al Sayegh was a member of al Qaeda's 55th Arab Brigade, which fought alongside the Taliban in pre-9/11 Afghanistan. He joined al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula after his release from Guantanamo.


Special operations forces target al Qaeda-linked leader in Nuristan

Kanjar, an insurgent leader affiliated with both the Taliban and al Qaeda, was killed during a raid in the Waygal district.


Pakistani jihadist groups fundraise, recruit openly in Rawalpindi

Bakht-Zamin-Khan.jpgThe emir of the Al Badar Mujahideen said his group is waging jihad in both Afghanistan and Kashmir, and the leader of Hizbul Mujahideen said his group's jihad is against the US and its allies.


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.
 
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