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US drones launch 2 strikes in North Waziristan

Two compounds were hit in the Mir Ali area. The US has now launched six strikes in Pakistan so far this year.


Reprisal fears cloud Libya probe into US consulate attack




Taliban suicide team strikes in Kandahar




Omar Hammami's personal dispute with Shabaab

The American jihadist's rants against Shabaab indicate a personal feud with the al Qaeda affiliate, and not a wider split between Somali jihadists and foreign fighters.


US drones strike again in South Waziristan

predator-uav.jpgA Taliban commander loyal to Hafiz Gul Bahadar was the target of the strike; 17 people, including a Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan commander who directed suicide operations, are reported to have been killed.


McChrystal takes blame for Rolling Stone article




Radical al-Qaeda cleric Anwar al-Awlaki 'purchased plane tickets for 9/11 hijackers'




Taliban promise 'sacred jihad' if US forces remain in Afghanistan past 2014

The Afghan Taliban said they reject any security agreement that allows "even a single American soldier" to remain in country. "War and destruction will continue in the region" if US forces stay in Afghanistan after 2014.


Sahel security global threat, 8-14,000 Jihadists now in Mali, region, to double in year: Study




Several jihadists recruitment cells dismantled in the Maghreb




Taliban name Mullah Nazir's replacement

Bahwal Khan, the new emir of the Mullah Nazir group, maintains close ties to al Qaeda, the Afghan Taliban, and a host of terrorist groups, US intelligence officials told The Long War Journal. Additionally, the US intelligence officials denied that the Pakistani government or military aided in the killing of Nazir.


American missiles kill senior Taliban militant in Pakistan who fought US troops in Afghanistan




US drone strike kills local AQAP commander, 2 fighters in central Yemen

A local al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula leader and two fighters were killed in the third strike in Rada'a in Al Baydah province since Dec. 24, 2012.


More on Ansar al Sharia in Morocco




'Good Taliban' leader Mullah Nazir killed in US drone strike

Nazir, who has professed his alligiance to al Qaeda, was killed along with several deputies in one of three strikes in North and South Waziristan over the past 24 hours. A separate strike killed Faisal Khan, a Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan commander, and two Uzbeks.


US drone strike kills 5 'militants' in South Waziristan

The remotely piloted Predators or Reapers fired four missiles at a compound in Mullah Nazir's territory. The strike is the first in 2013.


Pakistani Government Offers To Insure Foreign Businessmen




In Nigeria, trapped between Islamist radicals and security forces




AP IMPACT: Al-Qaida carves out own country in Mali




ISAF kills 'several' al Qaeda-linked fighters in Kunar raid

The northeastern Afghan province remains a stronghold for al Qaeda despite the surge in US forces. The US conducted 67 raids against al Qaeda and allied groups in Afghanistan in 2012.
 
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