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Al Qaeda-linked fighters killed in airstrike in Kunar

Several "al Qaeda associated insurgents" were killed in the airstrike in the Watahpur district in Kunar, where two al Qaeda and two Lashkar-eTaiba leaders have been killed since the end of May.


Pakistan to launch another Potemkin offensive in North Waziristan




Syrian rebel commanders warn extremists could gain sway without aid from US, allies




Spain arrests 3 al Qaeda suspects

Spanish authorities announced the arrests of three suspected al Qaeda operatives who had allegedly amassed enough explosives to destroy a bus, or do even more damage.


Israel Prepares Plans to Neutralize Syrian Chemical Weapons




FBI official: Hasan should have been interviewed on e-mails with radical cleric




Analysis: Syria crisis feeds Iraq violence, al Qaeda revival




Egypt requests release of al Qaeda explosives expert

Tariq-Mahmoud-Ahmed-al-Sawah.jpgThe Egyptian government has requested the release of Tariq Mahmoud Ahmed al Sawah from Guantanamo. Al Sawah was a top al Qaeda explosives expert before his capture, and designed the prototype of the shoe bomb used by Richard Reid, as well as magnetized limpet mines. He was originally a member of the Muslim Brotherhood, and the leaked JTF-GTMO file for his case notes that the US government has been spying on the Brotherhood.


50 US troops must be 'blown to smithereens' for America to take Haqqani Network, Pakistan seriously




Analysis: No happy outcome in Syria as conflict turns into proxy war




Taliban deny media report that they seek split with al Qaeda

A report that the Taliban were prepared to sever ties with al Qaeda was written "without any confirmation by the cultural commission or an official of the Islamic Emirate," the top spokesman said.


Turkey Strengthens Forces on Syrian Border




Al-Qaida turns tide for rebels in battle for eastern Syria




Haqqani Network Threatens US-Pakistani Ties




Jihadist site claims FSA has obtained chemical weapons equipment




Ex-Guantanamo detainee surrenders to Saudis

Sayegh.JPGAn ex-Gitmo detainee named Adnan al Sayegh has reportedly turned himself into Saudi authorities. Al Sayegh was a member of al Qaeda's 55th Arab Brigade, which fought alongside the Taliban in pre-9/11 Afghanistan. He joined al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula after his release from Guantanamo.


As Syrian War Drags On, Jihad Gains Foothold




ISI, CIA chiefs to meet in August: drone attacks will be main agenda




Syria's Conflict Intrudes on Antakya, Turkey




White House cautions Syrian rebels not to repeat mistakes of Iraq


 
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