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Ex-Gitmo detainee training Libyan rebels in Derna

A former Guantanamo detainee named Sufyan Ben Qumu is training Derna's rebels. Declassified memos prepared at Gitmo note that Qumu was a member of the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group's military committee, trained at Osama bin Laden's camps, worked for al Qaeda front companies, and was a known "extremist" with "no qualms about committing terrorist acts."

Lashkar-e-Islam chief targeted for assassination in Khyber

A Taliban suicide bomber killed a child in Darra Adam Khel. The Taliban killed three security guards at a supply terminal in Khyber used by NATO trucks. Lashkar-e-Islam leader Mangal Bagh survived an assassination attempt in Khyber.

Pakistan attacks reveal widening split between religious parties and militants

Pakistan handles Islamic extremism with kid gloves

Ten people were killed in an IED attack in Charsadda that targeted the head of an Islamist political party allied with the Taliban. Security forces killed eight "militants" in Kurram.

Pro-Taliban Islamist politician again targeted in Pakistan's northwest

Pakistan - Twin rocket attacks aimed at sensitive areas: probe

Pakistan gives Jakarta access to Bali bomb suspect

Signs of strain as Taliban gird for more fighting

A suicide bomber killed 10 people in an attack on an Islamist party's rally in Swabi. Pakistani officials claimed to have captured wanted Jemaah Islamiyah leader Umar Patek.

Suicide bomber strikes in Swabi, kills 10 Pakistanis

Senior Jemaah Islamiyah leader in Pakistani custody

Umar-Patek.jpgIndonesia is sending a team to Pakistan to investigate reports that Umar Patek was captured. Patek is a senior Jemaah Islamiyah operative and has been connected to the 2002 Bali bombings that killed 202 people.

Pakistan has 'hands full' against terrorists: NATO

Security forces arrested six Taliban fighters accused of attacking the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore in 2009. The Army claimed 14 paramilitary troops killed in Khyber were killed in a friendly fire incident.

India and Pakistan to co-operate in Mumbai attack probe

India and Pakistan to establish counter-terrorism hotline

ISAF targeted Pakistani Taliban commander in Nangarhar

Northeastern Afghan district falls after Taliban assault

A large Taliban force attacked the district center in Waygal today and drove out Afghan police. The Taliban claim to have kidnapped 13 police and seized large amounts of weapons and ammunition.

Pakistan's Sherry Rehman stands alone after colleagues' assassinations