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Suicide bombers strike in southern Yemen

Twelve pro-government tribal fighters were killed in suicide attacks in Abyan province, where al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula remains entrenched.


State Department: Iran the 'most active state sponsor of terrorism'

The US State Department released its annual Country Reports on Terrorism yesterday. The report mentions Iran's support of the Taliban and refusal to bring senior al Qaeda terrorists to justice.


US Predators strike in South Waziristan

Four "militants" were killed in an area that previously served as a haven for Uzbek, Chechen, and Arab fighters.


Operation Badr: tracking the Taliban summer offensive in Jawzjan province

The Taliban have expanded the insurgency in northern Afghanistan.


Internet jihadist killed in Predator strike in Waziristan

Mounir-Chouka-Abu-Adam.jpgA fighter named Hafeed Salahuddin is said to have been killed in Waziristan with a small group of fighters. Also, Mounir Chouka, a German jihadist with the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, may have been "seriously wounded" in a Predator strike.


US State Department adds Mullah Sangeen to terrorist list

Sangeen-thumb.jpgThe senior Haqqani Network commander is the shadow governor of Paktika province in Afghanistan, aids "foreign fighters," plots attacks, and is behind the kidnapping of a US soldier.


US Predators kill 4 'militants' in North Waziristan strike

The strike took place in Miramshah, the seat of power for the al Qaeda-linked Haqqani Network.


Jihadists train the 'Cubs of Waziristan'

cub-of-waziristan.JPGAt a terrorist camp in Pakistan's tribal areas, 10 young boys are seen on video undergoing firearms training.


Taliban suicide assault team kills 22 in central Afghanistan

Six suicide bombers launched a complex attack against the governor's compound in Parwan province.


Pakistani Taliban commander claims female suicide attack

Omar-Khalid-thumb.jpgMohmand emir Omar Khalid said the use of female suicide bombers "is part of our strategy and in war strategies keep on changing."


Female suicide bomber strikes in Peshawar

The Taliban have used female suicide bombers in six attacks in Afghanistan and Pakistan since June 2010.


US Predators target Haqqani fighters in North Waziristan

Twenty-one Haqqani Network fighters and "Arabs and Uzbek nationals" were killed near Miramshah.


Haqqani Network is 'enemy number one' in Afghan east: General Allyn

An interview with Major General Daniel Allyn, the Commanding General of Regional Command East.


Al Qaeda in Iraq praises appointment of Zawahiri to emir

The spokesman for the terror group also said that foreign fighters continue to enter the country, and implored Sunnis to join al Qaeda.


ISAF detains senior Haqqani Network leader linked to the IMU

The Haqqani Network commander was the deputy operational leader in Paktia, and led more than 250 fighters, including Uzbeks.


Analysis: US military strategy in Afghanistan shifts as forces draw down

The reduction of Coalition troops in Afghanistan drives major changes to ISAF's military strategy.


Al Qaeda fighter's detention upheld by DC Circuit Court

Moath-Hamza-Ahmed-al-Alwi.jpgThe court's ruling and a leaked threat assessment of Moath Hamza Ahmed al Alwi, who is held at Guantanamo, revealed that he was a member of al Qaeda's elite 55th Arab Brigade. Al Alwi also allegedly received specialized training and was a bodyguard for Osama bin Laden.


US Predators strike in North Waziristan

predator-uav.jpgFour "militants" were killed. The strike took place outside of Miramshah, a stronghold of the al Qaeda-linked Haqqani Network.


US 'drones' kill 15 al Qaeda fighters in southern Yemen

The US is known to have carried out five airstrikes in Yemen this year.


Senior al Qaeda leader attacks Pakistani state in bin Laden eulogy

Farooq-thumb.jpgThe tape casts further doubt that Ilyas Kashmiri, a top al Qaeda leader, and Ustadh Ahmad Farooq, al Qaeda's media emir and top ideologue in Pakistan, were killed in a Predator airstrike in early June.