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US grabs Pakistani Taliban commander from Afghan intel

Latif Mehsud, a top deputy to Hakeemullah Mehsud, the emir of the al Qaeda-linked Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan, is said to have been captured by US forces while being escorted by the NDS after conducting a meeting to exchange Afghan prisoners for cash.


Marines again moved to Italy as Libya falters




Extremist Group Gains Foothold Among Kenyans




Ansar al Sharia Libya denounces capture of top al Qaeda operative

Ansar al Sharia Libya has issued a statement saying "we must seek to release the captive brother" Abu Anas al Libi, who was seized by US forces on Oct. 5.


British spy chief warns Snowden data is a 'gift' for terrorists




US fears al-Qaida, radical Islamists could take root in Syria




Using new counterterror guidelines, US forces backed off in Somalia raid




Records Obtained by JW Reveal U.S. Knew of Sophisticated al Qaeda Plan to Hijack Commercial Airliner in 2000




Al Qaeda 'terror blueprint' for North Mali revealed




US justifies Somalia raid under AUMF, which Obama seeks to repeal

The US Navy SEALs raid that targeted a Shabaab leader known as Ikrima was justified under the 2001 Authorization to Use Military Force. President Obama has called for the repeal of the AUMF, and support to do so is gaining in Congress.


SPIEGEL Interview with Syrian President Bashar Assad




Taliban: US 'forced' to 'accept the existence and presence of the Islamic Emirate' of Afghanistan




Afghan Taliban support Pakistani branch, spokesman claims

Shahidullah Shahid, the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan's senior spokesman, also said that Mullah Fazlullah is operating from the northeastern Afghan province of Kunar.


US commando raids suggest future shape of counterterror bids




New York case offers insight into secret war against Somali militants




'Core' al Qaeda member captured in Libya

Anas-al-Libi.jpgA senior al Qaeda operative, Abu Anas al Libi, was captured in Tripoli, Libya. Al Libi has served al Qaeda since the 1990s. According to a report published by the Library of Congress in August 2012, he was the "builder of al Qaeda's network in Libya."


Kenya names 4 jihadists involved in Westgate mall assault




Shabaab claims it 'repelled' raid by Western special operations forces

Shabaab claimed that its fighters stopped a Western-led nighttime raid from the sea in the costal town of Barawe. The US special operations forces killed a top al Qaeda and Shabaab leader in Barawe four years ago.


Assad lashes out at Turkey for sheltering terrorists




Terrorism newest worry for cargo ships


 
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