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State Department designates Egyptian jihadist group, ex-Gitmo detainee

The State Department today added Ajnad Misr, an Egyptian jihadist group, and Ibrahim Rubaish, a senior al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) official, to the US government's list of specially designated global terrorists.


The Peshawar attack: sickening, but no surprise




US Seeks to Use Letters Found in Bin Laden Raid in Terrorism Trial




Pakistan arrests suspected South Asian al Qaeda commander




From Florida to al Qaeda: terror group's external operations chief spent last years at Iran-Pakistan-Afghan border




Finances of jihad: How extremist groups raise money




Ex-CIA Directors: Interrogations Saved Lives




Senate Panel Faults CIA Over Brutality and Deceit in Interrogations




Guantanamo 6 'will enjoy complete freedom' in Uruguay




6 Guantanamo detainees transferred to Uruguay were part of al Qaeda's network, files allege

Intelligence cited in leaked Joint Task Force Guantanamo (JTF-GTMO) threat assessments link the six recently transferred Guantanamo detainees to Abu Zubaydah and al Qaeda.


Pakistani Taliban confirms death of al Qaeda leader Adnan Shukrijumah




US General Has Misgivings as Afghanistan Mission Ends




A Sikh Principal, Too English for a Largely Muslim School in Birmingham




Al Qaeda commander reported killed in drone strike in Pakistan

The ongoing targeting of al Qaeda commanders in Pakistan's tribal areas refutes past claims by US officials that al Qaeda is "decimated" and that only two relevant leaders remain.


Al Nusrah Front claims use of UN vehicle in suicide bombing




Representative of Ayman al Zawahiri reportedly captured in Turkey

Abd al Baset Azzouz, an al Qaeda operative who served as Ayman al Zawahiri's representative in Libya, was captured in Turkey in mid-November. Azzouz is reportedly being investigated for his possible ties to the Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi.


Pakistani army kills senior al Qaeda commander tasked with attacking the West

Pakistan claimed it killed Adnan Shukrijumah in a raid in South Waziristan. Shukrijumah, who was wanted by the US, was al Qaeda's operations chief for North America.


US moves ahead with plan for extra troops in Afghanistan until allies finalize plans




Caucasus Emirate attacks police, press in Chechen capital of Grozny

Dozens of fighters fanned out across the Chechen capital and attacked police and other government targets. The Press House was set ablaze.


IS leader's 'captured wife' may not be who she says she is