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Well-connected jihadist tweets, then deletes, explanation of al Qaeda's oath to Mullah Omar

A Twitter user known as "Shaybat al Hukama" tweeted, and then quickly deleted, his explanation of al Qaeda's relationship with the Taliban. Al Hukama appears to be well-connected to al Qaeda media operatives and leaders.


US Weapons for Afghans May End Up with Taliban




Analysis: Mullah Omar addresses governance of Afghanistan, war against 'invaders' in new message

Mullah Omar discusses the Taliban's governance efforts at length in a message commemorating the end of Ramadan.


After Losing Province in 2010, Afghan Taliban Strike Back




Taliban Making Military Gains in Afghanistan




Wary Pakistan puts military in charge of capital's security




Pakistani officials, Taliban deny Adnan Rasheed was captured

Pakistani officials have said there was a "mix-up" and an al Qaeda explosives expert, and not Rasheed, was captured during a raid two weeks ago in South Waziristan.


Medal of Honor recipient: Award is for fallen brothers




US Mentors Prepare to Let Afghan Forces Go It Alone




Al Qaeda renews its oath of allegiance to Taliban leader Mullah Omar

In the first edition of its new online newsletter, Al Nafir, al Qaeda renews its oath of allegiance to Taliban leader Mullah Omar. The move is likely a response to the Islamic State's claim that it rules over a caliphate with its leader, Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, serving as the new caliph. Last week, al Qaeda released a video of Osama bin Laden discussing his oath of allegiance to Mullah Omar.


6 al Qaeda operatives thought killed in recent drone strike in Pakistan

Sanafi al Nasr, a top al Qaeda leader based in Syria, named three jihadists killed in the "Khorasan."


Pakistani Singer Joins Growing List Of Slain Female Artists




US drones target 'Punjabi Taliban' in North Waziristan strike

The US has launched three strikes in the Datta Khel area of North Waziristan in the past 10 days, indicating that a top jihadist leader is thought to be operating there.


Terror Group Back on the Offensive in Afghanistan




Afghanistan accuses Pakistan of letting Haqqani militants escape crackdown




US launches another drone strike in North Waziristan

The strike is the second in the Datta Khel area of North Waziristan in the past week.


In Taliban heartland where US once fought, Afghan forces triumph -- for now




Taliban leader Adnan Rasheed reported captured in South Waziristan




Marine captain refused to leave Afghan interpreter behind




Pakistan Claims Win Against Militants Along Afghan Border, but Enemy Slips Away