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US Predators kill 18 Taliban fighters in South Waziristan

Five Predators fired up to 10 missiles at a "sprawling compound" along the border with Pakistan. "Foreign fighters" are said to be among those killed.


Jund al Khilafah claims attack in Kazakhstan

The terror group said "a solder in our brigade" killed six people, including four security personnel, in Taraz on Nov. 12.


US Predators strike in Miramshah

Five people have been reported killed in the main town in North Waziristan. The area is under the control of the Haqqani Network.


ISAF targets Hizb-i Islami Khalis leader in Afghan east

The raid took place in the Khogyani district in Nangarhar, which in the past has served as a haven for a variety of terror groups, including Lashkar-e-Taiba, Laskar-e-Islam, the Haqqani Network, and al Qaeda.


'Good' Taliban leader threatens Pakistani state over drone strikes

Taliban leader Hafiz Gul Bahadar said his "patience" with the government is in danger of ending as US airstrikes are killing people in North Waziristan.


Swiss jihadi denounces Tunisian elections as Western 'trick'

Moezeddine Garsallaoui, a Swiss citizen originally from Tunisia who is now thought to be a senior al Qaeda operative in North Waziristan, said the elections are a Western trick designed to usurp the establishment of a global caliphate.


Kazakh jihadi leader seeks restoration of Islamic caliphate

Rawil Kusaynuv, the emir of the Zahir Baibars Battalion, a unit in the Jund al Khilafah, said there are several battalions operating in Afghanistan.


Hakeemullah Mehsud threatens more attacks in Pakistan

The leader of the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan also reiterated his loyalty to Afghan Taliban emir Mullah Omar.


IMU announces death of German jihadist

The Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan said that Abu Bakr al Almani, a previously unknown jihadist, was killed during battle.


US Predator strike kills 3 Haqqani Network fighters in North Waziristan

predator-uav.jpgThe fighters are said to be loyal to Jan Baz Zadran, the senior Haqqani Network leader who was killed in a Predator strike three weeks ago.


Al Qaeda IED cell leader denied habeas petition

Bostan-Karim.jpgA DC district court released its opinion denying Guantanamo detainee Bostan Karim's petition for a writ of habeas corpus. Karim led an IED cell that targeted Americans, and several other members of his network were detained at Guantanamo.


US adds senior Haqqani Network leader to terrorist list

Haji Mali Khan, who is currently in US custody, is the sixth senior Haqqani Network leader added to the list of specially designated global terrorists.


US Predator strike kills 4 'militants' in Mir Ali

The US has carried out five strikes in the past six days. Mir Ali is a known haven for al Qaeda and a host of terror groups based in Pakistan's tribal agency of North Waziristan.


Afghan-Indian agreement heralds a strategic shift in the region

Afghanistan and India have signed a strategic partnership agreement that calls for economic aid and assistance with training security forces.


US drones kill 6 'militants' in al Qaeda hub of Datta Khel

predator-uav.jpgThe attack in North Waziristan is the fourth in Pakistan's tribal areas in five days.


Suicide bomber kills 17 in Kabul, including 5 ISAF troops

A suicide bomber flipped an up-armored Rhino in the capital; the Taliban claimed credit for the attack. Three Australian soldiers were killed in Kandahar, and a female suicide bomber attacked Afghan intelligence officials in Kunar.


US Predator strike kills 13 Pakistani Taliban fighters in South Waziristan

Taj Gul Mehsud, a deputy of Hakeemullah Mehsud, may have been killed in a previously unreported strike on Oct. 26 in South Waziristan.


2 senior al Qaeda leaders killed in recent drone strikes in Pakistan

Abu Miqdad al Masri and Abd al Rahman al Yemeni both were involved in al Qaeda's external operations. Al Masri was also a member of al Qaeda's Shura Majlis.


US Predators kill 6 'militants' in North Waziristan strike

The strike took place in the same village in the Mir Ali area where a senior al Qaeda leader was killed six weeks ago.


US Predators kill 5 Taliban commanders in South Waziristan strike

predator-uav.jpgHazrat Omar, the brother of "good Taliban" leader Mullah Nazir, was one of those killed. Omar was Nazir's operational commander for Afghanistan.