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Britain trains Libya's army in its fight against warlords and al Qaeda




The top American commander in the Middle East said the US is willing to help Yemen apply needed pressure on al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula to deny the group ungoverned territory and thereby reduce its capability to export terror elsewhere. Intelligence officials and lawmakers expressed frustration that US efforts to bring about a dozen suspects to trial for the 2012 attack on the US Mission in Benghazi and the murder of Ambassador Chris Stevens have stalled. Some national security analysts asserted that stricter rules of engagement over the past few years are partly responsible for a spike in US troop fatalities in Afghanistan. Extradited British terror suspects Babar Ahmad and Syed Talha Ahsan, who face US charges of running an international jihadist network, decided to plead guilty to providing material support to terrorists.




Hagel reassures Gulf allies US committed to regional security




US efforts stall in capturing suspects in 2012 Benghazi attacks, officials say




The US Special Inspector General for Afghan Reconstruction said the Pentagon's Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan has not been able to track the flow of US funding for Afghan forces, which is handled by the Afghan finance ministry. The Pentagon announced that Noor Uthman Mohammed, a Sudanese detainee at Guantanamo, will soon be repatriated. Noor had served as a trainer and administrator at an al Qaeda camp in Afghanistan in the 1990s. Djamel Ameziane and Bensayah Belkecem, two Algerian detainees who had asked not to be repatriated, were returned to Algeria.




Jihadists Returning Home to Europe from Syria Pose New Terror Threat




US looks for work-around to Afghan security impasse




US Aims to Blunt Terrorist Recruiting of English Speakers




NSA tracking cellphone locations worldwide, Snowden documents show




Obama war chiefs widen drone kill box




Syria's chemical weapons to be shipped in delicate US-Danish operation




Pakistani CIA Informant: 'Drone Attacks Are the Right Thing to Do'




US, Stepping Up Role, Will Present West Bank Security Proposal to Israel




Jihadist Groups Gain in Turmoil Across Middle East




US reportedly frees Iranian amid secret talks, but American trio still held




US plan for new, Western-trained Libyan force faces obstacles




Analysis: Saudis have few options as they push tougher foreign policy




Support for BSA Strong Amongst Civil Society, Kabul Residents




Afghans Assail Karzai's Disparate Views on Killings




Iran Nuclear Deal Raises Fears of Proliferation Among Arab States