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Brother denied meeting with Dr Shakil Afridi

Al Qaeda 'paramilitary commander,' Haqqani Network leader reported killed in recent drone strike

Abu Saif al Jaziri is an al Qaeda "paramilitary commander"; Maulana Akhtar Zadran is from the same tribe as Mullah Sangeen, who works closely with al Qaeda and is thought to be holding the only US soldier who has been captured in Afghanistan.

Ansar al Sharia Egypt in the Sinai

The Cold War Roots Of Islamist Terrorism

The Jihadi "We Told You So" Moment

Islamist gunmen stage multiple attacks in Sinai

How Canada Day terror suspect 'with little sense of morals' went from talented punk guitarist to alleged jihadist

Mohammed al Zawahiri weighs in on Egyptian political crisis

The younger brother of al Qaeda's emir issued a statement on July 2 saying that a confrontation inside Egypt would favor the country's jihadists. How Salafi jhadists respond to the ongoing crisis remains to be seen.

US adds Sudanese al Qaeda operative involved in murder of diplomat to list of terrorists

Abd Al-Ra'Ouf Abu Zaid Mohamed Hamza was involved in the murder of a USAID employee and his driver in 2008. Hamza's father is a senior cleric in Ansar al-Tawhid, which, along with al Qaeda, claimed credit for the assassinations.

Details emerge on couple behind Canada terror plot

US drones kill 17 in first strike in Pakistan in nearly a month

The strike took place in a village where two senior Haqqani Network leaders have been killed by the US over the past several years.

2 arrested in Canadian terror plot 'inspired by al Qaeda ideology'

Canadian authorities announced the arrest of two Canadian-born citizens in a terror plot involving pressure cooker bombs. The two suspects, who were "inspired by al Qaeda ideology," targeted a public gathering at the British Columbia Legislature in Victoria on Canada Day, July 1.

Terror leader Awlaki paid thousands for prostitutes in DC area, documents show

Taliban launch suicide assault outside base in Kabul

The suicide assault team attacked a base in an area of Kabul where logistics and other contracting companies are located, killing seven people, including four Nepalese guards.

Suicide bomber detonates inside Iraqi Shia mosque

ISAF ends its daily 'operational update' reports

Syrian jihadists behead Catholic priest, 2 others

Nusrah-behaeds-Catholic-priest-Syria.jpgThe Vatican reported last week that the priest was captured by fighters "linked" to the Al Nusrah Front for the People in the Levant, al Qaeda's affiliate in Syria. A graphic video of his beheading has been published on the Internet.

New al Qaeda video features magazine editor, discussion of Arab Spring

Hossam Abdul Raouf.jpgA new al Qaeda video features Hossam Abdul Raouf, the editor of the "Vanguards of Khorasan" magazine. Raouf has long served al Qaeda. In his new speech, Raouf returns to an old theme, criticizing democracy and arguing that sharia law must be implemented.

Shabaab confirms 2 top leaders were killed in infighting

Ibrahim al Afghani, a jihadist leader closely linked to al Qaeda, and Abul Hamid Hashi Olhayi, were killed during Shabaab infighting in Barawe. Hassan Dahir Aweys is reportedly in custody in Mogadishu.

Terror nexus threatens Tunisia