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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."


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.