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US to end presence in Afghanistan by end of 2016

Boko Haram shows changing al Qaeda threat

American took part in suicide bombings, Al Nusrah Front sharia official says

A top sharia official in the Al Nusrah Front, al Qaeda's official branch in Syria, says that a suicide bomber who recently took part in a coordinated assault was known as Abu Hurayra al Amriki, or Abu Hurayra "the American." The bomber's identity has not been confirmed by US officials.

Suicide bombers attacked Western soldiers in Djibouti

Terrorists exploit social networks in North Africa

Al Nusrah Front, Suqour al Sham launch joint suicide assault in Syria

Al Qaeda's affiliate and a unit in the supposedly moderate Islamic Front executed a complex suicide attack and used three foreign fighters. One is rumored to be an American, although that report is unconfirmed.

Ansar Jerusalem denies death of shady figure, mocks Egyptian officials

Zawahiri again addresses jihadist infighting in Syria

In a newly released three-page statement, Ayman al Zawahiri again says that the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham (ISIS) owed its allegiance to al Qaeda's senior leadership before disobeying orders. Any pledges of allegiance collected by the ISIS since then "are null pledges, because they arose from a direct violation of my command as his direct emir," he states.

North Waziristan offensive "not full-scale operation" - Pakistan

Shabaab suicide assault team attacks Somalia parliament

The suicide assault, which killed 10 Somali troops, took place just two days after Shabaab vowed to step up attacks in Mogadishu.

Israel-Egypt anti-terrorism cooperation at zenith

Syrian opposition scores in US Senate defense bill

Shady Ansar Jerusalem leader reportedly killed in northern Sinai

UN adds Boko Haram to al Qaeda sanctions list

The UN cites Boko Haram's relationship with al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) as a reason for adding the Nigerian group to the al Qaeda sanctions list. Previous designations and formal announcements by the US also recognized Boko Haram's ties to AQIM. Documents found in Osama bin Laden's compound reportedly showed contacts between the group and al Qaeda's senior leadership.

Turkistan Islamic Party target of Pakistani army incursion in North Waziristan

Algeria shuts Libya border

Pakistani military strikes anger 'good Taliban' commander

Hafiz Gul Bahadar's "good Taliban" may end its peace deal with the Pakistani military and government after the military launched punitive raids in North Waziristan.

Al Qaeda 'not defeated' in Afghanistan

How the army is taking revenge against Islamists in Libya

Coup leader? CIA asset? Mystery surrounds Libya's rogue General Haftar