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Iraq breaks up al Qaeda chemical weapons cell

Iraq-AQ-chemical-agents.jpgThe al Qaeda cell is said to have been plotting to use sarin and mustard gas against a religious procession in Iraq, and was planning to move the chemical weapons to the US, Canada, and Europe.


US drones kill 8 AQAP fighters in Yemen strike

The attack struck a "convoy" of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters as they traveled in an AQAP-controlled area of Abyan province in Yemen.


IMU, Taliban launched joint suicide assault in Panjshir

IMU-Panjshir-2013-suicide-bombers.jpgThe Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan claimed the attack under the banner of the Taliban's spring offensive and said that it "is continuing its jihadi activities in the Khorasan region."


State Department highlights Iran's 'marked resurgence' of state-sponsored terrorism

The State Department's Country Reports on Terrorism 2012 summarizes Iran's extensive support for terrorists, including al Qaeda and Taliban members. The State Department also recognized Iran's support for Houthi rebels in Yemen.


Inspire Magazine excerpts LWJ on AQAP links to al Qaeda 'core'




Reports claim Al Nusrah Front members in Turkey were planning sarin gas attacks




Pakistani Taliban confirm death of deputy emir in drone strike

Spokesman Ihsanullah Ihsan said that Waliur Rehman was indeed killed yesterday in a drone strike in North Waziristan. Rehman was wanted by the US for involvement in terror plots, including the failed Times Square bombing.


After vowing transparency, US mum on drone killing




Radical Islamists in Britain Prove a Challenge to Security




Al Qaeda's scathing letter to troublesome employee Mokhtar Belmokhtar reveals inner workings of terrorist group




Taliban suicide assault team storms governor's compound in Panjshir




Egyptian jihadists call for attacks in Shiite countries

Mohammed Zawahiri on Al Faroq Media Facebook Page.jpgMohammed Zawahiri, the brother of al Qaeda's emir, is one of the 20 Egyptian jihadists who issued a statement calling upon Sunnis to launch attacks in Shiite-led countries in response to the Bashir al Assad regime's offensive in Qusayr, Syria. Iran and Hezbollah have reportedly joined the fight in Qusayr alongside Assad's forces.


US launches first drone strike in Pakistan in 6 weeks

The strike in North Waziristan killed seven people in an area administered by the al Qaeda-linked Haqqani Network. Senior Taliban commander Waliur Rehman is rumored to have been killed. The program had been put on hold for "political considerations."


ISAF targets al Qaeda leader in Kunar

The target of the raid was a senior al Qaida leader who serves as an operations chief, trainer, and facilitator in the east.


Turkistan Islamic Party touts suicide bombings in Afghanistan

In recently released propaganda, the al Qaeda-linked group claimed two suicide attacks in Afghanistan and identified several fighters who have been killed in the country since 2007.


Obama's new drone policy leaves room for CIA role




Yemen Makes Strides in Transition to Democracy




Former Intelligence Director Cordesman Says Obama Made 'Promise He Can't Keep'




For Obama's Global Vision, Daunting Problems




Obama pulls back in fight against al Qaeda


 
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