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Pakistani Taliban execute 15 Frontier Constabulary personnel

The 15 troops were captured on Dec. 22 after the Taliban overran a fort in Tank. The execution was carried out to avenge the death of a senior Taliban leader who was killed in Khyber last weekend.


Suicide Attacks in Nigeria: Islamist Terror Network Gains Strength in Africa




Taliban releases statement on negotiations




Afghan Taliban announces new 'political office' in Qatar

Mohammad-Nabi-Omari.jpgThe Taliban is planning to open a new "political office" in Qatar as part of nascent peace talks with the US. The Taliban continues to demand the release of "high risk" detainees from Guantanamo as a prerequisite to the talks. The Taliban detainees all have extensive ties to al Qaeda.


Al Qaeda remains entrenched in Pakistan's tribal areas




Al Qaeda brokers new anti-US Taliban alliance in Pakistan and Afghanistan

The Shura-e-Murakeba embraces all of the major Taliban groups in North and South Waziristan, including the Haqqani Network, the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan, and groups led by Mullah Nazir and Hafiz Gul Bahadar.


The Taliban's pound of flesh




Year In Review: War On Terror Shifts To Pakistan




The mutating al Qaeda threat




Obama signs defense bill despite 'reservations'




Militants create haven in southern Yemen




Terrorism alert: 'Punjab is home to banned organisations'




Nigeria's Jonathan declares state of emergency




Islamist fighters halt Yemen peace march: witnesses




Shabaab leader recounts al Qaeda's role in Somalia in the 1990s

Saif al Adel, Sheikh Yusuf al Ayiri, and Sheikh Abu al Hasan al Sa'idi fought in the Battle of Mogadishu, according to Shabaab's emir.


Al Qaeda sends fighters to Libya




Somalia fears as US Sunrise banks stop money transfers




Nigeria might talk to Boko Haram via back channels




Son of infamous al Qaeda family killed by Ethiopian forces

Abu al Bara'a Abdul Aziz bin Attash was killed in a clash with Ethiopian forces. Bin Attash was a member of a particularly notorious al Qaeda family that has served the Taliban, al Qaeda, Shabaab, and other allied terrorist organizations.


Israel kills leader of al Qaeda-linked Army of Islam in Gaza airstrike

Army-of-Islam.jpgThe Israeli Air Force killed Muaman Abu Daf in an attack in Gaza City. He led a team of fighters who launched rocket attacks into Israel.
 
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