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Video shows Taliban executing Afghan police commander with recoilless rifle

taliban-execute-recoilless.JPGThe Taliban shouted "Allahu Akbar" after using an 82mm recoilless rifle to execute a police commander in Paktia province in eastern Afghanistan.


Al Qaeda cell targeted by Treasury Department tied to multiple terror groups

Two senior members of al Qaeda's al Ghuraba cell were designated by the Treasury Department earlier this month. The cell was first broken up in 2003, based on intelligence gleaned from detainees in the CIA's controversial enhanced interrogation program. Lashkar-e-Taiba reportedly provided training for the cell.


US Predators kill 4 'militants' in North Waziristan

predator-uav.jpgThe strike took place in the Mir Ali area, a known haven for a number of terrorist groups.


'They come from ISI' - Afghan colonel on insurgent threat

Lieutenant Colonel Nasratullah Nasrat, the commander of Afghan forces in Sabari district in Khost, said that Pakistan's intelligence service fuels the insurgency. He also believes US forces will not withdraw by the 2014 deadline.


State Department: Iran the 'most active state sponsor of terrorism'

The US State Department released its annual Country Reports on Terrorism yesterday. The report mentions Iran's support of the Taliban and refusal to bring senior al Qaeda terrorists to justice.


Suicide bomber kills more than 40 at Pakistani mosque

The suicide bomber detonated his vest just as Friday prayers ended in a mosque in the Jamrud area of Khyber.


US Predators strike in South Waziristan

Four "militants" were killed in an area that previously served as a haven for Uzbek, Chechen, and Arab fighters.


Internet jihadist killed in Predator strike in Waziristan

Mounir-Chouka-Abu-Adam.jpgA fighter named Hafeed Salahuddin is said to have been killed in Waziristan with a small group of fighters. Also, Mounir Chouka, a German jihadist with the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, may have been "seriously wounded" in a Predator strike.


US State Department adds Mullah Sangeen to terrorist list

Sangeen-thumb.jpgThe senior Haqqani Network commander is the shadow governor of Paktika province in Afghanistan, aids "foreign fighters," plots attacks, and is behind the kidnapping of a US soldier.


Jihadists train the 'Cubs of Waziristan'

cub-of-waziristan.JPGAt a terrorist camp in Pakistan's tribal areas, 10 young boys are seen on video undergoing firearms training.


Taliban suicide assault team kills 22 in central Afghanistan

Six suicide bombers launched a complex attack against the governor's compound in Parwan province.


Pakistani Taliban commander claims female suicide attack

Omar-Khalid-thumb.jpgMohmand emir Omar Khalid said the use of female suicide bombers "is part of our strategy and in war strategies keep on changing."


Female suicide bomber strikes in Peshawar

The Taliban have used female suicide bombers in six attacks in Afghanistan and Pakistan since June 2010.


Special operations forces kill Taliban leader, shooter behind downing of Chinook

Mullah Mohibullah and his team were hunted down and killed in an airstrike in Wardak province. His team was responsible for the Aug. 6 shootdown of a Chinook that killed 30 US troops, seven Afghan commandos, and an interpreter.


US Predators target Haqqani fighters in North Waziristan

Twenty-one Haqqani Network fighters and "Arabs and Uzbek nationals" were killed near Miramshah.


Haqqani Network is 'enemy number one' in Afghan east: General Allyn

An interview with Major General Daniel Allyn, the Commanding General of Regional Command East.


ISAF detains senior Haqqani Network leader linked to the IMU

The Haqqani Network commander was the deputy operational leader in Paktia, and led more than 250 fighters, including Uzbeks.


US Predators strike in North Waziristan

predator-uav.jpgFour "militants" were killed. The strike took place outside of Miramshah, a stronghold of the al Qaeda-linked Haqqani Network.


Senior al Qaeda leader attacks Pakistani state in bin Laden eulogy

Farooq-thumb.jpgThe tape casts further doubt that Ilyas Kashmiri, a top al Qaeda leader, and Ustadh Ahmad Farooq, al Qaeda's media emir and top ideologue in Pakistan, were killed in a Predator airstrike in early June.


US Predators kill 4 'militants' in South Waziristan strike

The strike took place on the Afghan border and is the first in Pakistan's tribal areas since July 12.