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ISAF targets al Qaeda facilitator in eastern Afghanistan

The International Security Assistance Force has balked at mentioning al Qaeda in press releases since the end of January.


Hizb-i-Islami Gulbuddin suicide bomber in Kabul kills 6 Americans, 9 Afghans

The Taliban's spring offensive promised a renewed focus on suicide attacks targeting ISAF forces. Today's suicide bombing in a residential area also injured 39 Afghan civilians.


IMU suicide bomber targeted top police commander in Quetta

Ali-IMU-suicide-bomber.jpgThe Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan said yesterday's attack, which killed eight people, was executed by a man whose daughter carried out a suicide bombing last year.


Egyptian interior minister: Al Qaeda cell plotted suicide attack against Western embassy

Egypt's interior minister said that three members of an al Qaeda cell that was plotting to attack a Western embassy have been arrested. The cell received training in Iran and Pakistan and contacted al Qaeda in Algeria. The cell also has ties to the so-called Nasr City Cell.


Panjwai district chief of police: 'Pakistan has been trying to bring Afghanistan under its control'

dcopsm03.jpgDistrict Chief of Police Lieutenant Colonel Sultan Mohammad discusses the roots of the insurgency, the Kandahar massacre, poppy eradication, and Panjwai's improvement in security.


Taliban claim bombing at political rally, name new emir of Kurram

A politician from the pro-Taliban Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl party was targeted because he "handed over dozens of Arab mujahideen to America" after the battle of Tora Bora. Hafiz Dolat Khan is the Taliban's new emir in Kurram.


Pakistani Taliban praise bin Laden by 'waging jihad for the Caliphate'

Ihsanullah-Ishan-OBL-video.jpg"We dedicate all our activities for the next decade to Sheikh Osama bin Laden," Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan spokesman Ihsanullah Ihsan said in a video praising the slain al Qaeda leader.


ISAF targets 'insurgent leader' linked to Haqqanis, Pakistani Taliban, and 'Arabs'

The insurgent leader runs a training camp somewhere along the Afghan-Pakistan border and commands more than 100 fighters, including suicide bombers.


Haqqani Network's Taj Mir Jawad subgroup targeted in raid

Taj Mir Jawad is a co-leader of the Kabul Attack Network, and is a senior commander in the al Qaeda-linked Haqqani Network.


Turkistan Islamic Party releases video of children in training

Turkistan-Islamic-Party-kiddie-training-video.jpgIn the video, the children, some of whom appear to be no older than six, are shown firing handguns, AK-47 assault rifles, and a PKM machine-gun.


ISAF kills senior IMU leader in Afghan north

The Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan leader "coordinated operations between IMU and Taliban networks" and directed suicide operations in Balkh province.


Al Qaeda intelligence chief reported killed in drone strike

Unconfirmed reports indicate that Abu Ubaydah Abdullah al Adam, a senior al Qaeda leader who serves as the intelligence chief for the terror group, was killed in a recent US drone strike in Pakistan's tribal areas.


IMU lauds another German killed in US drone strike

Samir-Hatour-IMU-tape.jpgGerman Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan leaders Yassin and Mounir Chouka and other top IMU figures praised Samir Hatour, who was killed by the US in a strike in North Waziristan in March 2012.


US drones kill 5 'militants' in South Waziristan strike

The strike in Pakistan's Taliban-controlled tribal agency of South Waziristan is the first since the beginning of January.


ISAF captures senior Lashkar-e-Taiba leader in Ghazni

Also, an "insurgent leader" who financed foreign fighters and coordinated attacks throughout Afghanistan was killed in Kunar province.


4 'militants' killed in US drone strike in Pakistan

predator-uav.jpgThe strike is the first by the US in Pakistan in 23 days. The attack took place in the al Qaeda and Taliban haven of Datta Khel in North Waziristan.


German IMU fighter killed in drone strike last fall

Ahmed-IMU-droned.jpgWanted Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan spokesman Yassin Chouka announced the death of Ahmed, who was described as "the King of Setterich." Ahmed was killed in the Oct. 10, 2012 strike in Mir Ali, North Waziristan.


Taliban suicide bomber kills 5 ISAF personnel in southeastern Afghanistan

Three ISAF soldiers and two civilians who worked at the Provincial Reconstruction Team in Qalat were killed in the suicide attack in the provincial capital of Zabul.


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."