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'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.


Pakistani Taliban release new video of Swiss hostages

The Taliban again called for the release of 'Lady al Qaeda' Aafia Siddiqui. The hostages may be managed by Moezeddine Garsallaoui, a Swiss citizen who is a senior al Qaeda leader in North Waziristan.


Fighters from 'Caucasus Mujahideen in Khorasan' issue message to 'brothers' in southern Russia

A group of jihadists based in the Afghan-Pakistan region issued a videotape to their "brothers" in the Islamic Caucasus Emirate and their emir, Doku Umarov.


3 Egyptians killed in recent Predator strike in North Waziristan

Ahmed Omar Abdul Rahman, the son of the Blind Sheikh, may have been killed in the Oct. 14 strike in a village under the control of the Haqqani Network. Egyptians have been killed in the village in the past.


Blind Sheikh's son killed in US airstrike in Afghanistan

Ahmed Omar Abdul Rahman, the son of the spiritual leader of the Egyptian Islamic Group, was killed today, according to the terror group.