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Taliban suicide assault team strikes police HQ in eastern Afghanistan

Five policemen and eight Taliban fighters were killed after the suicide assault team penetrated security at the Quick Reaction Force headquarters in Jalalabad.


Pakistani Taliban threaten former President Musharraf with 'death squad'

Adnan-Rasheed-Death-Squad-TTP.pngAdnan Rasheed, who escaped from a Pakistani prison during a Taliban jailbreak one year ago, is shown with his "death squad," which is split up in groups of "fedayeen, sniper team, special assault team, and close combat team."


Suicide bomber kills 17 Pakistani troops in North Waziristan

The suicide bomber rammed a water truck packed with explosives into a camp run by the Pakistani military's Frontier Works Organization.


US drones kill 4 'militants' in Pakistan

predator-uav.jpgThe strike took place in the terrorist hub of Datta Khel in North Waziristan, where some of al Qaeda's top leaders have been killed in the past.


Pakistani Taliban overrun rival faction's headquarters, dozens killed

 Tirah_Valley.jpg Hundreds of Tehrik-e-Taliban-e Pakistan (TTP) militants overran the headquarters of a rival militant faction, Ansar-ul-Islam, in Khyber Agency. Clashes between the two factions have raged since January.


2 'militants' reported killed in US drone strike in Pakistan

predator-uav.jpgThe two "militants" are said to have been on horseback when they were targeted. The strike is the first reported by the US in Pakistan in 29 days.


Pakistani American indicted for supporting al Qaeda suicide bomber

Reaz Qadir Khan was arrested two days ago by the FBI and charged with providing material support for an al Qaeda suicide bomber who participated in a suicide assault in Lahore, Pakistan in May 2009.


Pakistani al Qaeda 'company' commander praises Mumbai attacker

Asmatullah Muawiya said that the executions of Ajmal Kasab and Afzal Guru will fuel a new round of attacks on India, and that Kashmir will become a focal point for jihadists after the US abandons Afghanistan.


Pakistani Taliban execute, behead soldiers in South Waziristan

The deaths of the six soldiers had not been reported. Taliban emir Hakeemullah Mehsud also threatened to attack the US and Britain.


Pakistani clerics endorse suicide bombings, reject proposed peace conference

tahir-ashrafi.jpgThe chairman of Pakistan's Ulema Council said suicide bombings should continue in "occupied" Muslim areas that do not have the atomic bomb. His rhetoric is identical to that of the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan.


US adds Mullah Nazir Group, subcommander to terrorism list

After sheltering and supporting al Qaeda for nearly a decade, the South Waziristan-based Mullah Nazir Group and one it its deputy leaders, Commander Malang, have finally been added to the State Department's terrorism list.


Multiple insurgents captured in raid targeting IMU leader

Six Afghan members of the al Qaeda-linked Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan were captured in Kunduz two days ago. The IMU in Afghanistan continues to take orders from its Pakistan-based leaders.


Pakistan arrests Lashkar-e-Jhangvi leader Malik Ishaq

The al Qaeda-linked leader has dodged numerous murder convictions by killing and intimidating witnesses. The Pakistani government released Ishaq from prison in 2011.


Former Taliban emir Faqir Mohammed reported captured by Afghan intel

Faqir, who led the Taliban in Bajaur, is said to have been captured in Nangarhar province.


Pakistani Taliban praise slain American, British jihadists

Inaam-TTP-martyrdom-video-SITE.pngPictures of an American identified as Inaam and a Brit known as Abbas are shown with top leaders of the Taliban, al Qaeda, the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, and other terrorist groups who have been killed while waging jihad across the globe over the past four decades.


2 al Qaeda operatives killed in latest drone strike in South Waziristan

predator-uav.jpgThe strike reportedly killed Sheikh Abu Waqas, a Yemeni explosives expert; Abu Majid al Iraqi; and four Uzbeks.


US drones strike in remote area of North Waziristan

Five people are reported to have been killed in the attack. The drone strike is the first to have been recorded in Pakistan in nearly four weeks.


Prominent al Qaeda leader killed in drone strike in 2012

Abd el Kader Mahmoud Mohamed el Sayed was a close advisor to al Qaeda emir Ayman al Zawahiri and served as a military commander in Afghanistan before he was killed. El Sayed was involved in the Luxor massacre and, while living in Milan, was recorded by Italian intelligence discussing terror plots against the West.


Taliban, IMU form Ansar al Aseer to free jihadist prisoners

The video featured Adnan Rasheed, a dangerous Pakistani jihadist who was freed in a jailbreak last year; Yassin Chouka, a wanted German commander in the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan; and Abdul Hakeem, a previously unknown Russian IMU member.


Taliban suicide assault team hits Pakistani military camp

Thirteen Pakistani military personnel, 11 civilians, and 12 Taliban fighters are reported to have been killed. The Taliban said the attack was carried out to avenge the deaths of two senior commanders killed in recent US drone strikes.