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Al Qaeda-linked South Waziristan Taliban commander wounded in suicide attack

Mullah Nazir was wounded in a blast at a market in Wana that killed six people and wounded 12 more. No group has claimed credit for the attack.


US drones kill 3 'militants' in 1st strike in Pakistan in more than a month

The strike ends a 36-day-long pause in attacks in Pakistan's tribal areas. The pause is the second longest since the program was ramped up in 2008.


Suicide bombers kill more than 30 in Syrian capital

Al-Nusrah-Front-banner.pngAdditionally the Al Nusrah Front claimed credit for a suicide attack outside of Damascus two days ago.


Sunni Leaders Gaining Clout in Mideast




After 22 months in Af-Pak hot seat, Grossman to 'return to private life'




Ansar al Sharia Egypt founder 'honored to be an extension of al Qaeda'

Ashush.jpgDuring an interview with a Cairo-based publication in late October, Ahmed Ashush repeatedly praised and defended al Qaeda. Ashush also said, "We are at war with the United States and Israel."


Al Nusrah Front claims 3 more suicide attacks in Daraa




US Looks to Set Size of Afghan Presence




Another IMU 'weapons facilitator' captured in northern Afghanistan

Reports of raids against al Qaeda and the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan have decreased over the past two months, but "that does not indicate there were no missions executed, just that there was not a release issued," ISAF told LWJ.


Notes from Afghanistan




White House Presses for Drone Rule Book




Boko Haram suicide bombs kill 11 at Nigerian military church

The al Qaeda-linked Nigerian terror group has carried out at least 19 suicide attacks this year. Boko Haram's targets have included churches, mosques, newspapers, government officials, and security forces.


Shias in Pakistan receive death threat text messages




Al Nusrah Front claims suicide attack at hospital, joint operation with Chechen fighters

The suicide attack targeted a military headquarters at a French hospital in Aleppo. In Handarat, Al Nusrah launched an assault on an air defense brigade base with a "battalion of Chechen emigrants."


US adds Pakistani hawala, 2 Taliban financiers to terrorism list

Rahat Ltd., a Pakistan-based hawala, its owner, and the owner of the Quetta branch, were added to the terrorism list for supporting the Taliban, including Mullah Barich, the shadow governor of Helmand province.


Internal emails offer details on bin Laden burial




'Intelligence Community' Deleted Al Qaeda Reference From CIA Benghazi Document




From al Qaeda in Italy to Ansar al Sharia Tunisia

Two convicted members of an al Qaeda-affiliated terror network in Italy are now senior members of Ansar al Sharia Tunisia. One of them, Sami Ben Khemais Essid, was the head of al Qaeda's operations in Italy and plotted to attack the US Embassy in Rome in early 2001.


Syrian jihadist groups reject rebel council, call for Islamic state




Ansar al Sharia Egypt releases founding statement

Ashush.jpgAnsar al Sharia Egypt has released a statement outlining its 16 goals. In addition to working toward the implementation of sharia law, the group says it will support the mujahideen opposed to the "Zionist-Crusader" coalition. The group is headed by Ahmed Ashush, a jihadist with longstanding ties to al Qaeda.
 
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