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Islamic Jihad Union fighters attack US base, plant 'anti-helicopter' mine

The IJU continues to operate in eastern Afghanistan. The group said that fighters from Russia, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan as well as Pashtuns participated in attacks on US bases, and that the fighters have deployed a mine designed to down a US Apache.


CNN on al Qaeda's 'encrypted messaging system'




Analysis: Recent embassy closures triggered by Zawahiri communications with multiple subordinates

The Long War Journal has confirmed a report by the Daily Beast saying that multiple al Qaeda operatives were involved in the intercepted communications that led to the closure of more than 20 US diplomatic facilities.


As Foreign Fighters Flood Syria, Fears of a New Extremist Haven




Al Qaeda Yemen Branch Plot Prompted U.S. Alert




Al-Qaida's growing closeness to LeT, JeM worries security establishment




Yemen Steps Back from Plot Claims, Highlighting US Challenge




News Analysis: Bombings could impact on peace process with Moro rebels




Al-Qaeda's Yemen branch eyes a new haven




Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant leads charge to take Syrian airport

An "emigrant lion from the Peninsula of Muhammad" drove a BMP packed with explosives into the Minnigh airbase in Aleppo province; assault teams then took the airbase. Free Syrian Army units fought alongside al Qaeda's affiliates during the attack.


US targets AQAP in 2 more drone strikes, kills 6 operatives

The US has dramatically stepped up its targeting of AQAP as a plot to attack US facilities has unfolded. There have been four strikes in the past two days, and eight in 12 days.


Dutch embassy in Yemen was potential terror target: Foreign Minister




Washington's erring in al-Qaeda's jihadist jungle




Report: Al Qaeda conference call led to US diplomatic closures




US strikes twice in Yemen, kills 11 AQAP operatives in drone attacks

The US has launched six strikes in 11 days. The strikes are part of a US effort hit al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, whose emir is at the center of the plot to conduct attacks on Western targets.


Al Qaeda Conference Call Intercepted by U.S. Officials Sparked Alerts




Recent Words Prompt Reassessment of Qaeda's Leader




Al Qaeda wanted attack to change balance of power in Middle East, sources say




Al Qaeda threat to Denmark on the wane




US adds emir of Pakistan-based Mullah Nazir Group to list of global terrorists

Bahawal Khan, the leader of the Mullah Nazir Group who is considered to be part of the "good Taliban" by Pakistani officials, continues to support al Qaeda, runs training camps, and conducts operations in Afghanistan.
 
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