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Confusion over responsibility for Damascus suicide bombs




US cannot rely on Pakistan for counterterrorism operations




Taliban avenge death of commander killed in October drone strike

The Taliban killed one Pakistani trooper and captured 15 more to avenge the death of Taj Gul Mehsud, a senior deputy to Hakeemullah Mehsud.


40 killed in 'suicide bombings' in Damascus




US deal with Taliban breaks down




AQAP leader's brother reported killed in US drone strike

Abdul Rahman, the brother of Nasir al Wuhayshi, is rumored to have been killed in a US Predator airstrike in Zinjibar. The report is unconfirmed.


Lebanon warned Syria warned of al Qaeda infiltration




US offers $10 million reward for Iran-based al Qaeda financier

The US government is offering a $10 million reward for information leading to the capture of Yasin al Suri, a senior al Qaeda facilitator based in Iran. Al Suri was designated by the Treasury Department in July.


63 killed in Baghdad as political crisis worsens




Ansar al Jihad in the Sinai Peninsula announces formation

The new Egyptian terror group vowed to "fulfill the oath" of slain al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.


26/11 Mumbai terror attacks: In a first, NIA set to chargesheet ISI officers




Britain's new year resolution: intervene in Somalia




Jihadist releases new photos of American Shabaab leader




Pakistan stops billing US for 'war on terror' costs




Broader sectarian rift feared in northern Yemen




US will break lull in drone strikes only to hit a high-value target: Pakistani official




Jund al Khilafah calls for overthrow of Kazakh president




Twitter Use by Shabab in Somalia Incites US




US drone strikes in Pakistan on longest pause since 2008

The US has gone 33 days without hitting al Qaeda, the Taliban, or other terror groups based in Pakistan's tribal areas. US officials attribute this to deteriorating relations with Pakistan.


Taliban seek freedom for dangerous Guantanamo detainees

The Obama administration is considering repatriating some Guantanamo detainees to Afghanistan as part of a diplomatic effort to engage the Taliban. Four senior, high-risk, commanders are thought to be at the top of the list.
 
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