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NYPD's Ray Kelly: Boston Bombers Represent New Jihadist Threat




Boston Attack Sped Canada Arrests




Canadian terror plot linked to al Qaeda in Iran

Chiheb-Esseghaier-Linkedin.jpgA senior police official said two suspects involved in a plot to blow up a train received "support from al Qaeda elements located in Iran." A Linkedin page of one of the suspects displayed al Qaeda's black banner.


ISAF kills senior IMU leader in Afghan north

The Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan leader "coordinated operations between IMU and Taliban networks" and directed suicide operations in Balkh province.


Boston's Jihadist Past




Al Qaeda intelligence chief reported killed in drone strike

Unconfirmed reports indicate that Abu Ubaydah Abdullah al Adam, a senior al Qaeda leader who serves as the intelligence chief for the terror group, was killed in a recent US drone strike in Pakistan's tribal areas.


Dagestani jihadist group issues statement on Boston bombings

One of the Boston Marathon bombers made a trip to Dagestan and Chechnya last year. US officials are investigating whether or not he made contact with jihadist groups operating in the region. The investigation is ongoing.


Female suicide bomber kills 4 outside Pakistani hospital




US drones strike again in Yemen, kill 2 AQAP operatives

Two Yemeni soldiers and another AQAP fighter are said to have been killed in a clash that took place after the strike in Marib.


AQAP confirms death of commander, charges father and son with 'spying' for US

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula confirmed that Adnan al Qadhi, a former military officer and AQAP commander who operated in Sana'a, was killed in a US drone strike last November. AQAP accused a father and his young son of planting a "chip" that guided the US strike to its target.


Senior IMU leader targeted in Samangan province




Manhunt continues in Boston, as analysts turn to social media for clues

suspects-in-crowd-1.jpgA YouTube page that appears to have been created by one of the Boston Marathon bombers contains links to jihadist propaganda. The same suspect reportedly traveled abroad for seven months last year.


Iraq Failing Security Test Ahead Of Vote




IMU lauds another German killed in US drone strike

Samir-Hatour-IMU-tape.jpgGerman Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan leaders Yassin and Mounir Chouka and other top IMU figures praised Samir Hatour, who was killed by the US in a strike in North Waziristan in March 2012.


US drones kill 5 AQAP operatives in Yemen

An al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula recruiter is said to have been killed in one of the attacks, both of which took place in an area in central Yemen. The strikes are the first recorded in Yemen since January.


US drones kill 5 'militants' in South Waziristan strike

The strike in Pakistan's Taliban-controlled tribal agency of South Waziristan is the first since the beginning of January.


Islamist agitation fuels unrest in Bangladesh




With Al Qaeda shattered, US counter-terrorism's future unclear




ISAF captures senior Lashkar-e-Taiba leader in Ghazni

Also, an "insurgent leader" who financed foreign fighters and coordinated attacks throughout Afghanistan was killed in Kunar province.


4 'militants' killed in US drone strike in Pakistan

predator-uav.jpgThe strike is the first by the US in Pakistan in 23 days. The attack took place in the al Qaeda and Taliban haven of Datta Khel in North Waziristan.
 
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