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US adds Harakat-ul-Mujahideen's emir to terrorism list

Fazle-ur-Rahman Khalil, Harakat-ul-Mujahideen's founder and leader, signed Osama bin Laden's infamous 1998 fatwa that declared war on the US and Israel. HUM was added to the list of Foreign Terrorist Organizations 18 years ago.


Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent claims attacks on Pakistani ships were more audacious than reported

Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), the newest branch of al Qaeda's international network, has released a nine-page statement giving its version of the attacks on two Pakistani frigates on Sept. 6. AQIS claims that all of the operatives, except one, were "serving officers in the Pakistani Navy."


A US drone strike killed two "Arabs" and two Taliban fighters in the first drone strike in South Waziristan in one and a half years. The Pakistani government condemned the strike. Seven people were killed in a bombing at a refugee camp in Hangu.




US killed 2 'Arabs' in first drone strike in South Waziristan in more than a year

The US has not launched a drone strike in South Waziristan since mid-April 2013.


Treasury designations target al Qaeda's international fundraising and facilitation network

The Treasury Department targeted six al Qaeda financiers and facilitators yesterday. Their work spans the globe, covering more than 10 nations from the Middle East to Southeast Asia.


US drone strike in North Waziristan kills Uzbeks, 'foreign nationals'

"There is no need for such strikes," Pakistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement, condemning the attack "as a violation of its sovereignty and territorial integrity."


Khorasan Group: A Terror Cell That Avoided the Spotlight




The military claimed it killed 19 "suspected terrorists" in a series of airstrikes during the ongoing operation in North Waziristan. The Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan claimed it executed the suicide attack that killed four people in Peshawar. The target of the attack was a brigadier in the paramilitary Frontier Corps.




Pakistan appoints ally of army chief to head intelligence agency




Pakistani Taliban commander killed during fighting in North Waziristan

The Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan said that Mohammad Hassan recently was freed from a prison in Afghanistan before rejoining the fight in Pakistan's tribal areas.


Al Qaeda leader released from Iranian custody reported killed

Abu Amru al Masri was previously described as a "mid-level commander," in one of Osama bin Laden's documents that was dated June 11, 2009.


The military claimed it killed 23 Taliban fighters in airstrikes in North Waziristan. The Interior Ministry warned the government of Sindh province that jihadists may target officials and buildings in suicide attacks. Police seized more than 500 pounds of explosives in Quetta.




The military claimed it killed 11 Taliban fighters in North Waziristan and another 23 in Khyber; three soldiers were also killed. Police killed seven "militants" in Karachi. Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) claimed that Pakistani Navy officers were involved in the failed attempt to hijack a Pakistani warship and launch missiles at US Navy vessels in the Indian Ocean.




AQIS claims plot to strike US warships was executed by Pakistani Navy officers

The spokesman for al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent said that all of those who participated in the attempted hijacking of the PNS Zulfiqar were active duty naval officers.


Pakistani Islamists use floods to turn opinion against India




Al Qaeda operations chief, propagandist reported killed in airstrikes

Influential jihadists said that Sufyan al Maghribi, a Moroccan who served as al Qaeda's military chief in Afghanistan and Pakistan, and Umar al Talib, a propagandist who narrated videos for As Sahab, have been killed in airstrikes.


The military claimed it killed 15 Taliban fighters in airstrikes in North Waziristan. A tribal policeman was killed as "armed men" attacked a polio vaccination team in the Pishin district in Balochistan. The military said that the Taliban's ability to conduct attacks has been degraded.




2 al Qaeda commanders reported killed in US airstrike in eastern Afghanistan

The pair of al Qaeda commanders are said to be members of the Badr Mansoor Group, which was described in one of Osama bin Laden's documents as an al Qaeda "company."


Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent claims 2 attacks in Pakistan

AQIS has claimed two attacks in Pakistan. On Sept. 2, the group assassinated a Pakistani officer. An AQIS spokesman claims that the group attempted to take over a docked Pakistani ship on Sept. 6 and fire missiles at American warships.


Jamaat-ul-Ahrar celebrates 9/11 attack