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US drones kill 3 'militants' in Datta Khel

The strike is the first in Pakistan in three weeks. Datta Khel is a known hub for al Qaeda as well as the Taliban and the Haqqani Network.


Pakistani minister vows better counterterror work with US, but won't talk of tackling Haqqanis




Al-Qaeda's chances in the 'Arab Spring' countries: from Sinai to the black flags!




Al Qaeda's plan for Libya highlighted in congressional report

A report published by the federal research division of the Library of Congress highlights al Qaeda's clandestine strategy for Libya. Working under orders from senior al Qaeda leaders in Pakistan, al Qaeda operatives in Libya are in the final stages of creating a fully operational network.


Decrease of Nato Involvement was Afghan Decision: MOD




Libya consulate was light on security




Afghanistan - now what?




Israeli soldier killed in border clash with 'terrorists'

Israeli troops killed three "terrorists" who attacked a construction crew as it was building a security fence along the border with Egypt. One of the terrorists was wearing a suicide vest.


Tension high in northern Kenya over fleeing Al- Shabaab




Mogadishu, Somalia, leader knows he might not survive being mayor




Muslim Youth Center threatens attacks in East Africa




State Department warns Americans against travel to Pakistan




Ex-Gitmo detainee reportedly tied to consulate attack

Qhumu_Ben.jpgSufyan ben Qumu was transferred from Guantanamo to Libya in 2007, and then freed in 2010. He leads a brigade in Ansar al Sharia and is a key al Qaeda operative in Libya, according to a Congressional report.


'Foreign militants' still present in Ghazni

Afghan officials and civilians said that "Pakistanis, Chechens, and Arabs" continue to operate in the southeastern Afghan province, just days after al Qaeda released a video of operations in the province.


Foreign fighters, extremists increasingly appearing on front lines in Syria's civil war




Benghazi consulate assault was a 'terrorist attack'




Italian Supreme Court upholds guilty verdict against 23 Americans




IMU's leader for Kunduz captured during raid

The Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan leader directed the group's operations in the northern Afghan province, and provided training and direction for IED attacks against Coalition and Afghan forces.


ISAF captures Taliban leader involved in Camp Bastion attack




Female suicide bomber from Hizb-i-Islami Gulbuddin strikes in Kabul

Eight foreigner workers, including Russians and South Africans, and four Afghan civilians, were killed in the blast near Kabul International Airport.
 
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