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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

6 Uzbeks killed in North Waziristan drone strike

The strike took place in Mir Ali, a known terrorist haven where the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, and the Islamic Jihad Group, an IMU splinter group, are based.

Obama administration weighs intervention in Mali

Pakistan and US trade barbs over Taliban havens

Will Ethiopian crackdown stir Islamist backlash?

Khadr called 'manipulative' in military report to be used by Ottawa

Army of Islam fighter from Gaza killed in Syria

Ashi-Army-of-Islam.jpgThe Palestinian jihadist was detained for several years by Hamas in Gaza before leaving to fight with "his monotheist brothers" in Syria. Currently 7 jihadist groups are known to be operating in Syria.

Afghanistan - Attacks on security forces mounting: MoI