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Al Qaeda calls on jihadists to attack NATO supplies, 'secure the back' of the Afghan Taliban

Ustad Ahmad Farooq, al Qaeda's spokesman for Pakistan, said that jihadists must "pay special attention to targeting American and NATO supply lines" in order to help their "Afghan brothers."


No need for joint North Waziristan operation, says Pakistani military, as it is underway




After years of neglect and post-Mubarak security void, Islamic extremism grows in Sinai




The Long View: The Taliban Express




Taliban suicide bombers kill 3 ISAF troops in Kunar

The pair of suicide bombers hit Western soldiers as they were going to a meeting of the provincial council.


US kills AQAP bombmaker, 9 fighters in pair of strikes in Yemen

Two Egyptians, a Tunisian, a Saudi, and a Bahraini were among the seven AQAP fighters killed in one of the strikes. Abdullah Awad al Masri, a senior al Qaeda bombmaker, was also killed.


US adds Saudi al Qaeda leader in Afghanistan to terror list

Mansur al Harbi runs an al Qaeda training camp in Afghanistan, and helps foreign fighters enter the country. He has close ties to top al Qaeda leaders, including Saif al Adel.


Spain terror arrests put paragliding in spotlight with revelation suspects took lessons




Despite losses, Somalia's Shebab remain major threat




US is the driving force behind the fighting in Somalia




Lawyer who defended suspected al Qaeda militants in Turkey killed in Aleppo

Turkish jihadist websites announced the "martyrdom" of Osman Karahan, publicly known as the lawyer defending al Qaeda members in Turkey.


A Mafia in FATA: Haqqanis and Drones




Al Qaeda emir for Kunar, deputy, and facilitator killed in airstrikes

Mufti Assad, the emir for Kunar, and his deputy, Yusuf, were killed in the Aug. 3 airstrike in the Watahpur district. Both al Qaeda leaders were Pakistani citizens. Fatah Gul, an al Qaeda facilitator who ran training camps, was killed in a separate strike.


US thinktank reveals Haqqani, Pakistan nexus




Al Nusrah Front conducts joint operation with Free Syrian Army




US drone strike kills 5 AQAP fighters in eastern Yemen

predator-uav.jpgThe strike is the first recorded in Yemen in more than a month, and took place as al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula killed more than 20 people at a funeral in southern Yemen.


Egypt demands release of Guantanamo detainee




IMU announces death of emir, names new leader

usman_adil.jpgThe al Qaeda-linked Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan has announced the death of its emir, Abu Usman Adil, in a drone strike in Pakistan in April, and named Usman Ghazi to replace him. Adil was responsible for ramping up the IMU's activities in Afghanistan.


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


 
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