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IMU names 87 'martyrs' killed during past year

Abdullah-Miqdad.jpgThe Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan said commanders and fighters from Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Pakistan, Russia, and Germany have been killed during fighting in Afghanistan and Pakistan.


ISAF captures al Qaeda 'facilitator' in Afghan east

ISAF appears to have been hunting the al Qaeda operative for seven months. The operative "served as a courier between Afghanistan and Pakistan and delivered supplies to insurgents."


Taliban, artillery, and lies in Mohmand Agency

Pakistan's unprecedented response to the attack in Mohmand is curious, especially given the countless reports over the past six months of Pakistani military forts shelling Afghan territory. US and Afghan officials have claimed the airstrike on Nov. 26 was in self-defense.


Pakistan orders closure of key US airbase after ISAF troops conduct cross-border attack

The Pakistani government said the Shamsi Airbase in Baluchistan should be vacated within 15 days, and ordered the closure of NATO's supply lines to Afghanistan after US helicopters killed 28 Pakistani troops in the Mohmand tribal agency.


US helicopters kill 28 Pakistani troops on Afghan border

US attack helicopters hit a military check post in Mohmand, Pakistani military officials claimed. In response, Pakistan has shut down NATO's supply route through the Khyber Pass.


ISAF recaptures escaped Taliban convict

Afghan and Coalition forces recaptured a dangerous Taliban military commander after he escaped from a prison in Kandahar three years ago.


IMU cleric urges Pakistanis to continue sheltering jihadis in Waziristan

Abu-Dher-al-Barmi.jpgAbu Dher al Barmi, an Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan cleric and spokesman, said Pakistan is the greatest enemy of jihadists.


US adds Abdullah Azzam Brigades explosives expert to terror list

Ibrahim Suleiman Hamad al Hablain is also on the Saudis' list of 85-most-wanted terrorists.


ISAF kills al Qaeda 'facilitator' in Afghan east

The al Qaeda facilitator "trained insurgents and worked as a courier." He was killed in the same district in Wardak where 31 US troops, including 17 Navy SEALs, and seven Afghan troops were killed when their helicopter was shot down in August.


2 Brits thought killed in US drone strike in Pakistan

The families of Ibrahim Adam and Mohammed Azmir said they were killed in a strike in the Waziristan region three months ago. Azmir was the brother of a senior al Qaeda leader who also killed in Pakistan. Adam fled Briton while under a controversial "control order" for terrorism charges.


Haqqani Network releases video of training camps

The video shows uniformed Haqqani Network fighters conducting a variety of training exercises in a camp in North Waziristan.


US Predators kill 7 'militants' in North Waziristan

predator-uav.jpgThe strike took place in Ramzak in North Waziristan, an area which has not been targeted in the past. The Pakistani military operates a large base in Ramzak.


ISAF targets 'al Qaeda facilitator' in Nangarhar

The Behsud district in Nangarhar, where the al Qaeda leader was targeted, is a known hub of jihadist activities.


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.