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US adds West African group, 2 leaders, to terrorism list

MUJAO-French-Hostage-SITE-Video.jpgThe US government has added the al Qaeda-linked Movement for Tawhid [Unity] and Jihad in West Africa and two of its leaders to the list of global terrorists and entities. The group has named one of its units fighting in Mali after Osama bin Laden.


Afghan spy chief 'wounded by underpants bomber'




Taliban Group attends Paris Conference on Afghanistan




Afghan Spy Chief critically injured by underpants bomber




Taliban assassination attempt injures Afghan spy chief

Asadullah Khalid, the chief of Afghanistan's National Directorate of Security, was wounded in an attack at an NDS guesthouse today by a Taliban suicide bomber posing as a peace envoy.


US drones kill 3 'militants' in North Waziristan strikes

predator-uav.jpgThe drones hit a compound near Mir Ali, an area known to shelter al Qaeda's military and external operations councils, as well as a host of regional terror groups.


Pakistani officials promoting false split in Taliban leadership cadres, again




Afghanistan: a graveyard of commitments




Corruption in Police causing insecurity: Afghan MOI




Afghanistan - Women Activists Slam Govt Silence Over Schoolgirl Murder




ISAF launches 2 raids targeting al Qaeda-linked commanders

Special operations forces killed an al Qaeda leader in Kunar and captured an Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan facilitator in Kunduz.


Pakistan's Hazara Shiites Under Siege




Pakistani Taliban group denies targeting Mullah Nazir in suicide attack

The top spokesman for the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan denied his group was involved in the assassination attempt that targeted Mullah Nazir, an al Qaeda-linked Taliban leader in South Waziristan.


Pakistan - More than 100 graves of Ahmedi community shattered




ISAF kills IMU/Taliban district commander in Afghan north

Shukrullah "was the senior IMU/Taliban leader in the Almar district of Faryab province" and the "other two individuals killed with him were known Taliban insurgents."


The quiet pain of insider shootings in Afghanistan




NATO aims to repair Russia ties despite Patriot row




Taliban suicide assault team attacks US airbase in Jalalabad

Nine Taliban fighters, three Afghan security guards, and four civilians were killed as the Taliban attempted to storm Forward Operating Base Fenty in Nangarhar province.


Mullah Nazir orders all Mehsud tribesmen to leave Wana




Pakistan - Demand for protection: 'Terrorists kidnapping minors for attacks'