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Qaeda Plot Leak Has Undermined U.S. Intelligence




Al Nusrah Front, Free Syrian Army seize border crossing to Jordan

Al Qaeda's Al Nusrah Front for the People of the Levant teamed up with the Free Syrian Army's Yarmouk Brigade to take control of the Daraa border crossing to Jordan.


US drones target Haqqani Network in North Waziristan strike

Three Haqqani network fighters were killed in the attack, which took place in the same town where Mullah Sangeen Zadran is rumored to have been killed in another drone strike earlier this month.


Has Turkish Foreign Policy Created a 'Syrian Taliban'?




Shabaab plot to attack London planned to be 'similar to ... Mumbai'

A document found after Somali troops killed Fazul Abdullah Mohammed, al Qaeda's former leader in East Africa and a senior Shabaab commander, details a plot to conduct multiple Mumbai-like attacks that target civilians in London.


BP faces pressure over Algeria gas plant attack




Free Syrian Army units ally with al Qaeda, reject Syrian National Coalition, and call for sharia

Several large Free Syrian Army and Islamist brigades as well as the Al Nusrah Front called for the imposition of sharia in Syria and rejected the US-backed Syrian National Coalition.


Shabaab emir praises group's assault on Kenya mall

Sheikh Mukhtar Abu Zubayr threatened further attacks in Kenya if its military is not withdrawn from southern Somalia. He also noted that the assault on the Westgate Mall was "just 10 days after the anniversary date of the blessed 911 operations."


Somali Islamists Behind Kenya Attack Getting More Dangerous




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Al-Qaeda's Latest Target: Syria's Civilian Activists




Global jihad: smoke signals from Mumbai to Nairobi




Kenyan forces end Shabaab's siege at mall

President Kenyatta said that five Shabaab fighters were killed and 11 more were captured. Sixty-two civilians and six Kenyan troops were killed during the attack on the Westgate Mall.


Shabaab threatens 'big surprise' as siege at Kenyan mall continues




Al Qaeda launches suicide assault on security forces in western Iraq

The Islamic State of Iraqi and the Levant killed nine policemen in Haditiha in a coordinated assault on police and military bases.


Canada - Omar Khadr to make first public appearance as lawyers challenge detention




US drones kill 7 in North Waziristan strike

The strike is the first in nearly three weeks, and targeted a militant compound in Shawal, a known jumpoff point for jihadists heading to Afghanistan.


Al Qaeda ramps up attacks in Iraq




Shabaab suicide teams target civilians in assault on Kenyan mall

At least 59 people have been killed and over 150 wounded in the largest terrorist attack in Kenya since al Qaeda's 1998 bombing of the US Embassy. The Shabaab assault teams singled out non-Muslims for execution. The attack is similar to Lashkar-e-Taiba's assault on Mumbai in 2008.


Pakistan frees Mullah Baradar


 
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