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US Predators kill 7 'militants' in al Qaeda hub in North Waziristan

The strike is the latest in the Mir Ali area, a known stronghold of Abu Kasha al Iraqi and al Qaeda.


Judge finds that Kuwaiti Gitmo detainee was no charity worker

A district judge denied a Kuwaiti Gitmo detainee's petition for a writ of habeas corpus in September. The detainee, Fayiz al Kandari, claims that he was a mere charity worker, but he was really an influential al Qaeda recruiter with ties to a terror cell that launched an attack on the US Marines in 2002.


Al Qaeda leader linked to Iran may have been killed in recent Predator strike

Press reports indicate that Atiyah Abd al Rahman, who is Osama bin Laden's ambassador to Iran, was killed in a recent airstrike in northern Pakistan. US intelligence officials cannot confirm Atiyah's death, but do confirm that he has relocated from Iran to northern Pakistan.


Taliban torch 27 NATO fuel trucks in southern Pakistan

The tankers were hit in Mithri, south of Quetta. More than 150 fuel tankers and supply trucks have been destroyed in five major attacks since Pakistan closed the Khyber Pass on Sept. 30.


US Predators kill 9 in pair of strikes in North Waziristan

Nine terrorists, including "foreigners," were reported killed in strikes in the Datta Khel and Mohammed Khel areas.


Taliban assassinate Kunduz governor in attack at mosque

Governor Mohammed Omar was outspoken in his opposition to the Taliban and allied terror groups. He was killed in a bombing at a mosque along with 14 others during Friday prayers.


Senior bin Laden aide killed in recent Predator strike

Mohammed Usman was a key member of Brigade 313 and helped unite al Qaeda with several Pakistani jihadist groups.


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.