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Jamaat ud Dawa has links with al Qaeda, says Pakistan govt

SAS take on Taliban in Afghanistan after defeating al Qaeda in Iraq

Pakistan boosts bounty on Swat Taliban leader Fazlullah

The government raised the bounty for 21 senior commanders in Swat. Nearly all of the Taliban leadership has escaped the Swat operation thus far.

Pakistani security forces detained Sheikh Issa al Masri during a raid earlier this year. Sheikh Issa is the spiritual adviser for Egyptian Islamic Jihad and the leader of al Jihad fi Waziristan, an al Qaeda branch in North Waziristan. Issa has indoctrinated thousands of Taliban fighters with the Wahabbi version of Islam practiced by al Qaeda.

Al-Qaeda spreads its tentacles

Terror assault team targets police and intelligence officials in Lahore

Twenty-three people were killed after gunmen attacked a police headquarters and a building used by Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence agency. The attackers set off a car bomb during the street battle.

Al Qaeda Shadow Army camps located in northern Helmand

The district of Baghran hosts several camps used to train Taliban and al Qaeda fighters to conduct attacks in Helmand, Kandahar, and Uruzgan. The Marines are moving into Helmand in force.

Concern mounts over US Predator covert killings

Pakistan detained senior Shadow Army commander

Abu Sufyan al Yemeni is a senior officer who was responsible for facilitating the movement of recruits and operatives into Pakistan's tribal areas and served as a conduit for communications to al Qaeda cells worldwide.

Pakistan detained two senior al Qaeda leaders earlier this year. Abu Sufyan al Yemeni was a Shadow Army commander who served as a conduit for communications between Qaeda leaders in Pakistan and cells in East Africa, Iran, Yemen, and elsewhere. The other man, Zabi al Taifi, is a Saudi national. Three low-level Saudi al Qaeda operatives surrendered to the Saudi government.

The Islamic State of Iraq in Gaza?

Waziristan operation not on the horizon: Zardari

Pakistan's president said he was misquoted during his visit to the US. Previous reports, which he discredited, have sparked an exodus in South Waziristan.

Somali Britons with jihad training pose terrorist risk

FBI looks for clues to missing Somali youths

Pakistan says Uzbek, Chechen fighters aiding Taliban in Swat

US Military Official Alarmed By Growing Al Qaeda - Taliban Ties

Afghan and US forces battle Taliban in northern Helmand stronghold

The district of Nad Ali hosts Taliban command and control centers and a narcotics hub as well as al Qaeda camps used to train the Shadow Army.

Later Terror Link Cited for 1 in 7 Freed Detainees

Report: Shabaab leader wounded in Mogadishu explosion

Ahmed Abdi Aw Mohamed was wounded in an explosion during a meeting on the outskirts of the Somali capital. An unconfirmed report speculated he was killed.

FBI director concerned about Gitmo releases