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Jordanian al Qaeda operative killed in Afghanistan

Abu Kandahar al Zarqawi was an administrator at the jihadist Al Hesbah forum and an associate of Abu Dujanah al Khurasani, the suicide bomber who carried out the suicide attack against the CIA at Combat Outpost Chapman in Khost province.

Al Qaeda-linked Taliban leader reported killed in Khyber Predator strike

Ibn-Amin.JPGIbn Amin, the leader of the Tora Bora Brigade in Swat, was killed in one of three Predator strikes in Khyber on Dec. 17.

Taliban attack Afghan army bases in Kabul, Kunduz

The Taliban claimed the two attacks, which targeted army recruitment centers. Thirteen soldiers and policemen were killed in the assaults.

Taliban leader linked to Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Islam captured in Afghan east

ISAF mentioned the Lashkar-e-Islam for the first time, just one day after US Predators pounded the group's strongholds across the border in Pakistan's Khyber agency.

US Predators launch 3 more strikes in Khyber, killing 54 'terrorists'

The last four strikes have taken place in Khyber, signaling a possible shift in targeting from North Waziristan, where attacks have been focused.

Analysis: 'Lady al Qaeda' in propaganda

aafia-siddiqui-thumb.jpgTop al Qaeda ideologue Abu Yahya al Libi has released a new tape imploring Muslims to wage jihad on behalf of Aafia Siddiqui. It is the second such tape released by al Qaeda in recent months.

US Predators kill 7 Taliban fighters in Khyber

predator-uav.jpgThe strike in Khyber is just the second in the vital tribal agency this year.

AQAP operative Fahd al Quso denies reports of his death

quso.jpgQuso granted an interview with a Saudi newspaper from his mountain stronghold in Yemen's Shabwa province.

Jundallah claims suicide attack at Iranian mosque

The suicide attack today killed 41 people. Jundallah claimed that the suicide bombers targeted Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps.

ISAF targets Taliban's shadow government in Nangarhar

Special operations forces captured the shadow governor of Sherzad, a Taliban and al Qaeda haven in the Afghan east.

US Predators kill 4 'rebels' in North Waziristan strike

The attack took place in an area under the control of the Haqqani Network.

Yemeni al Qaeda operative killed along Afghan-Pakistani border

Abu Abdulrahman al Qahtani was a veteran jihadist and propagandist who was close to the suicide bomber who killed seven CIA officials in a suicide attack in Khost, Afghanistan, late last year.

US Predators strike al Qaeda stronghold in North Waziristan

The strike is the second this month; both strikes have hit targets in Datta Khel, a haven for al Qaeda's leadership cadre.

Suicide bomber kills 10 in attack at hospital in Pakistan

The Taliban and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi have carried out four suicide attacks over the past five days.

Suicide bomber kills 17 Pakistanis in the northwest

The attack is the third of its kind in Pakistan in three days.

US Predators kill 5 'militants' in North Waziristan strike

Predators fired four missiles at targets in the Datta Khel area. The strike is the first in eight days.

Suicide bomber kills 50 in attack on tribal leaders in northwestern Pakistan

The suicide bombers targeted anti-Taliban tribal leaders as they met with local officials in the main town of Mohmand.

Haqqani Network suicide bomber kills 2 US troops in Afghan east

The attack is the latest against military and police installations in the Afghan east, where the Haqqani Network remains strong.

Financier for 'Mullah Dadullah Front' captured in Afghan south

The Mullah Dadullah Front is a Taliban group led by former Gitmo detainee Mullah Zakir. The group is considered the most radical, effective, and dangerous Taliban faction in southern Afghanistan.

US designates Pakistan-based leaders of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, Jaish-e-Mohammed as terrorists

Matiur-Rehman.jpgAmanullah Afrid, the top leader of the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi; Matiur Rehman, LeJ's operations chief; and Abdul Rauf Azhar, senior leader in Jaish-e-Mohammed, have been added to the US' list of terrorists.