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Omani jihadist killed in US airstrike in 'Khorasan'

Abu-Hamza-al-Omani.jpgAbu Hamza al Omani and several other unnamed "brothers and supporters" were killed in a US drone strike in North Waziristan on May 5.


Bin Laden docs hint at large al Qaeda presence in Pakistan

Badr Mansoor led just one Pakistani "company," and has been reported to have more than 2,000 fighters under his command. For the last three years, the US government has maintained that al Qaeda has only 300 to 400 operatives in Pakistan and that the network is on the verge of defeat.


Al Qaeda releases video of American captured in Pakistan

AQ-Warren-Weinstein-video.jpgThe videotape is the first real proof that al Qaeda is holding Warren Weinstein, who was kidnapped in Lahore in August 2011.


USS Cole bomber killed in US drone strike in Yemen

quso.jpgThe Yemeni Embassy said Fahd al Quso was killed in an airstrike in Shabwa province. A US intelligence official told The Long War Journal that Quso was the target of a strike.


Bin Laden docs: Al Qaeda asserts authority in letter to Pakistani Taliban leader

The letter shows a confident al Qaeda leadership working to maintain order and consistent behavior within the ranks of its affiliates in Pakistan.


US drones kill 10 in North Waziristan

The strike took place in the Shawal Valley in North Waziristan. Al Qaeda and the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan have sheltered in the area in the past.


Taliban suicide bomber kills 20 in Pakistan's northwest

The movement of the Taliban claimed credit for the suicide bombing in Pakistan's contested tribal agency of Bajaur.


Bin Laden advised relocation of some leaders to Afghanistan due to drone strikes in Waziristan

In late 2010, the al Qaeda emir said some of the group's leaders and operatives should relocate from North and South Waziristan to the eastern Afghan provinces of Kunar, Nuristan, Ghazni, and Zabul.


ISAF captures IMU leader in Kunduz

Special operations forces have targeted two different IMU leaders in the Imam Sahib district over the past three days.


Taliban launch suicide assault in Kabul following Obama's departure

Five Taliban fighters and five civilians were killed in the assault on a civilian compound in the Afghan capital. The attack took place just hours after President Obama reiterated that the US seeks a negotiated settlement with the Taliban to end the war.


Afghan intel confirms death of senior Afghan Taliban leader, possibly 25 others

The NDS chief confirmed that the Taliban executed Maluvi Mohammad Ismail, the former Deputy Military Council Chairman for the Quetta Shura. Twenty-five other senior Afghan Taliban leaders may also have been executed in Quetta, Pakistan for defying orders not to engage in talks with the Afghan government.


German jihadist killed by US in March drone strike

Samir H., a known "Islamist" from Aachen, is said to have been killed in the March 9 strike in Makeen in South Waziristan.


US drone strike kills 4 'militants' in North Waziristan

The strike is the first in Pakistan in a month. Foreign fighters, likely Arabs and members of the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, were reported to have been targeted.


ISAF captures IMU facilitator in Wardak province

The raid took place in the Sayyidabad district, where on Aug. 6, 2011 the Taliban shot down a US Army Chinook helicopter and killed 28 US and Afghan special operations forces, including 17 Navy SEALs.


ISAF targets Haqqani Network commander linked to IMU

The senior Haqqani Network facilitator is linked to the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan's leadership cadre in Pakistan and provides support for attacks in Kabul.


Death of al Qaeda Shura member confirmed by widow

Abu Miqdad al Masri's widow confirmed his death as well as the deaths of two of their sons in a US drone strike in Darpa Danda Khel in North Waziristan on Oct. 14, 2011. The strike took place one day after senior Haqqani Network leader Jan Baz Zadran was killed in the same town.


Taliban, Haqqani factions attack tribal rivals in North Waziristan; 10 dead

At least 10 people have been killed and dozens injured after hundreds of Taliban fighters loyal to Hafiz Gul Bahadur and Sirajuddin Haqqani clashed with local anti-Taliban tribesmen in the Shawa area of North Waziristan.


ISAF targets IMU commander linked to Kabul suicide plots

Coalition and Afghan forces have conducted seven raids against the al Qaeda-linked Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan this month.


2 Uighur Gitmo detainees transferred to El Salvador

Ahmed-Mohamed.jpg One of the Uighur detainees transferred to El Salvador was deemed a "high" risk by US officials because of his alleged ties to senior al Qaeda operatives.


Taliban release photos, videos of Kabul suicide teams

Afghan and US officials have accused the Haqqani Network of executing the April 15 assaults in Kabul and the provincial capitals of Paktia, Logar, and Nangarhar.