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Strategic site is captured by militants in Yemen




ISAF airstrike kills senior Haqqani Network commander involved in Kabul hotel attack

Ismail Jan provided "material support" to the suicide assault team that attacked the Intercontinental just two days ago. ISAF also confirmed the assault was carried out by the Kabul Attack Network.


On reports that bin Laden wasn't really running al Qaeda




Brennan: Counterterrorism strategy focused on al-Qaeda's threat to homeland




Obama adviser outlines plans to defeat al Qaeda




US counter-terrorism strategy to rely on surgical strikes, unmanned drones




Abandoning Afghanistan is not a solution




Nominee questions Pakistan's battle plan




Ethnic leaders forge alliance against Karzai




Pakistanis aware of Omar`s whereabouts: US general




Taliban suicide assault team attacks hotel in Kabul

A suicide assault team penetrated security at the Intercontinental and has opened fire on guests. Foreigners are the target of the operation.


Special operations forces capture burka-clad Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan leader in Afghan north

The senior commander was captured during a night raid in Kunduz. The IMU has been targeted by special operations forces in seven raids so far this month.


Chaos in Yemen creates opening for Islamist gangs




Fedayeen-e-Islam commander killed in North Waziristan: report

Shakirullah Shakir was gunned down in Miramshah, according to reports. He has claimed several suicide attacks and boasted that more than 1,000 suicide bombers are currently training in three camps in Mir Ali in North Waziristan.


US Predators kill 21 in South Waziristan strikes

The strikes are the first in a week. The US has executed 12 Predator strikes in Pakistan's tribal areas this month, the highest total since December 2010.


Taliban use females in recent suicide attacks in Afghanistan and Pakistan

The Taliban forced an eight-year-old girl to attempt a suicide attack in Afghanistan, and a husband and wife suicide team attacked a police station in Pakistan.


Taking a risk with Taliban negotiations, even if the talks are real this time




Suicide bomber attacks hospital in eastern Afghanistan

More than 30 people, including medical personnel and patients, were killed after a suicide bomber deliberately rammed an SUV packed with explosives into a hospital in Logar.


Special operations forces capture 5 al Qaeda operatives in Afghan southeast

The raid took place in Ghazni province. The targeted facilitator operates in Pakistan, plans operations, and shuttles money and fighters into both Afghanistan and Pakistan.


Osama wanted new name for al-Qaeda to repair image


 
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