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A pair of suicide bombers killed 24 people in Quetta, including the wife of the deputy commander of Baluchistan Frontier Corps. The Taliban claimed it carried out the attack because the Frontier Corps captured al Qaeda leader Younis al Mauritani.




Plane from Pakistan to UK forced to land after bomb threat




US Treasury lists 3 senior al Qaeda leaders as terrorists

The al Qaeda leaders were identified as Younis al Mauritani, a senior member of the external operations council who was recently arrested in Pakistan; Hassan Ghul, a key facilitator who was freed by the Pakistanis in 2007; and Abu Yahya al Libi, a top ideologue.


Appeal denied for HIG facilitator detained at Gitmo

Shawali-Khan.jpgThe DC Circuit Court denied a Guantanamo detainee's appeal yesterday. The detainee, Shawali Khan, was a facilitator for Hezb-e-Islami Gulbuddin prior to his capture in 2002. According to a leaked file, Khan's cell in Kandahar received weapons and other support from Iran.


Harakat-ul Jihad al-Islami: A Short History




Al Qaeda affiliate suspected in Delhi blast




HUJI claims bombing at Delhi High Court

The Harakat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami claimed it carried out the attack to force India to repeal the death sentence of a terrorist involved in the 2001 assault on the parliament in Delhi.


Suicide bombers kill 24 Pakistanis in Quetta

The attack took place just two days after the Pakistani military announced it arrested Younis al Mauritani, a senior member of al Qaeda's external operations council, in Quetta. The Frontier Corps, which was the target of the suicide attack, was involved in the raid that netted Mauritani.


The Pakistani Taliban demanded the release of its prisoners and the disbandment of anti-Taliban lashkars in exchange for the release of 27 boys kidnapped last week. The doctor who aided the CIA in conducting DNA tests in an attempt to find Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad has been barred from leaving the country.




US may seek access to al Qaeda suspect in Pakistan




Al Qaeda suffers another blow with arrest of senior operational figure




Pakistan claims significant al-Qaeda arrests




Governor: Most of Nuristan under Taliban control

The Taliban are in control of six districts in eastern Nuristan province. The US military relocated forces from the region beginning in October 2009.


Security forces killed eight Taliban fighters in Arakzai and five more in Swat. Security forces detained more than 100 people during operations in Karachi.




Pakistan deserves real credit for arresting al-Mauritani: US official




US hails Pakistan's capture of al Qaeda leader




Pakistan - Chinese language in Sindh schools from 2013




Pakistan says senior al Qaeda leader captured




Pakistan detains 3 al-Qaida suspects




'Top Secret America': A look at the military's Joint Special Operations Command


 
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