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Ansar al Sharia Tunisia leader says gains in Iraq should be cause for jihadist reconciliation

Abu Iyad al Tunisi, the head of Ansar al Sharia Tunisia, has released a statement calling for jihadists in the Levant to reconcile based on recent events in Iraq.

Taliban commander exchanged for Bergdahl coordinated with al Qaeda to attack Northern Alliance the day before 9/11

Mohammad Fazl, one of the five Taliban leaders exchanged for Bowe Bergdahl, played a key role in al Qaeda's military preparations leading up to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

Drone strike killed Haqqani Network, Afghan Taliban commanders

US spy agencies heard Benghazi attackers using State Dept. cell phones to call terrorist leaders

Baghdadi, leader of Iraq insurgents, is jihad's rising chief

US launches 2 drone strikes in Pakistan, breaks 6-month lull

Four Uzbeks, two members of the Punjabi Taliban, and 10 "miitants" are said to have been killed in the pair of strikes.

Iraq crisis: al Qaeda forces seize Mosul and Tikrit - live

IMU involved in suicide assault on Karachi airport

Both the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan and the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan have claimed the attack on Jinnah International Airport.

Pakistani Taliban launch assault on Karachi airport

The movement of the Taliban in Pakistan said the assault on the airport was launched to avenge the death of Hakeemullah Mehsud, its former emir.

Afghanistan accuses Lashkar-e-Taiba, 'foreign country,' of suicide attack that targeted presidential candidate

Member of Taliban's elite Supreme Shura among 5 transferred to Qatar

Two court decisions provide insights into the career of Khairullah Khairkhwa, who is one of the five senior Taliban leaders recently transferred to Qatar in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.

Iraqi troops repel ISIS assault on Mosul

The ISIS killed 18 security personnel during a massed assault on the northern Iraqi city. ISIS fighters also briefly seized control of Anbar University in Ramadi.

Pakistani tribes claim they will eject 'foreign fighters' from North Waziristan

ISIS touts French, German, and Libyan suicide bombers in Syria

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham continues to highlight the deaths of foreign jihadists in both Iraq and Syria.

ISIS takes control of areas in central Iraqi city

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham took partial control of Samarra after more than 150 fighters stormed the city.

US drones kill local AQAP commander, 2 fighters

A local Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula commander known as Jafar al Shabwani is said to have been killed in a strike in the AQAP stronghold of Wadi Abida.

The Accelerating Spread of Terrorism

Official: 1,800 US Troops for Afghan Counterterror

Jihadists 'are thinking in terms of generations'

France - Parallel lives: the Brussels suspect and the Toulouse shooter