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British, German jihadists involved in Europe plot killed in Predator strikes

Abu_Askar-thumb.jpgA leader of the British cell and two German cell members were killed in Predator strikes in September. Abdul Jabbar was named the leader of the Islamic Army of Great Britain.


Coalition kills Taliban's shadow governor in Badghis province

Mullah Ismail, the Taliban's shadow governor of Badghis province, and Abdul Hakim, a senior Taliban military commander in the province, were killed during a raid on Oct. 6.


Suicide bombers kill 8 in attack at Karachi shrine

Two suicide bombers detonated within minutes of each other at the shrine of the patron saint of Karachi.


US Predators strike again in Mir Ali

The strike is the third in Mir Ali in four days; three of the past for strikes have hit targets in Mir Ali.


Taliban torch 35 more NATO tankers in Pakistan

The latest convoy was destroyed in Khairabad near Nowshera in Pakistan's northwest. US officials believe the Pakistani military is spurring the attacks.


US launches second Predator strike in North Waziristan

The strike took place in Mir Ali, the home of influential al Qaeda operative Abu Kasha al Iraqi.


US Predators kill 6 in al Qaeda safe haven in North Waziristan

The strike took place near the Miramshah bazaar in North Waziristan, a known hub for the Haqqani Network.


Coalition airstrike kills Taliban shadow governor in Afghan north

Qari Ziauddin, the shadow governor for Faryab province, was killed in a "precision airstrike" on Oct. 5.


Taliban destroy 20 NATO fuel tankers in Quetta

More than 100 NATO fuel tankers and supply trucks destined for Afghanistan have been destroyed in attacks since Pakistan closed the Khyber Pass six days ago.


IMU-linked Taliban shadow governor captured in Afghan north

Coalition and Afghan forces captured Saifullah, the shadow district governor of Chahar Darah in Kunduz, a known Taliban and Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan safe haven.


Wanted Saudi al Qaeda operative killed in Afghanistan airstrike

Al Qaeda announced the death of Sa'ad Mohammad al Shahri, a Saudi citizen who has been on a list of most wanted by the Kingdom since 2005.


8 Germans said killed in Predator strike in North Waziristan

The strike took place in Mir Ali, a known haven for al Qaeda leader Abu Kasha al Iraqi, who supports the Islamic Jihad Group.


Taliban torch another NATO fuel convoy in Islamabad

More than 60 NATO supply trucks and fuel tankers have been destroyed in Taliban attacks since the Pakistani government closed the Khyber Pass to NATO traffic. The latest attack took place near Islamabad.


US Predators strike twice in North Waziristan

The pair of strikes took place in Datta Khel, a known hub for al Qaeda. Uzbeks and Haqqani Network members were reported killed in the attacks.


Report: Osama bin Laden ordered Mumbai-style attacks in Europe

bin-laden-audiotape-oct-2010-thumb.jpgOsama bin Laden ordered the recent Mumbai-style plot against cities in Europe. Multiple like-minded jihadist organizations assisted al Qaeda in the operation.


Senior Taliban commander based in Pakistan detained in Kandahar

The unnamed commander directed operations in Kandahar from the border city of Chaman in Pakistan. Chaman is a known command and control hub for Taliban operations in the Afghan south.


9/11 hijackers' mosque tied to recent terror plot against Europe

Mamoun-Darkazanli.jpgThe recently uncovered terrorist plot against Europe is tied to the same mosque frequented by some of the 9/11 hijackers. The Taiba mosque was closed in August 2010, just weeks after a key terror suspect who attended the mosque was detained in Afghanistan.


Germans, Britons linked to Europe plot killed in recent US Predator strike

Eight Germans and two Britons are said to have been killed in the same strike that killed an Islamic Jihad Group leader who trained Germans to return to their home country to carry out terror attacks.


Pakistan closes NATO supply route after latest US cross-border attack

Pakistan claimed three Frontier Corps troops were killed by ISAF helicopters. ISAF confirms its helicopters briefly engaged Haqqani Network forces across the border.


European terror plot begins to unravel

An increase in Predator strikes against al Qaeda groups in Pakistan and operations against the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan in northern Afghanistan is linked to a plot to carry out a Mumbai-like terror assault in several cities in Europe.