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US Predators hit training camp, vehicle in North and South Waziristan

A strike on a "major training center" in North Waziristan killed 18 terrorists, including "Punjabis," while an attack on a vehicle in South Waziristan killed four "militants."


Questions emerge over HUJI's statement on al Qaeda leader Ilyas Kashmiri's death

A purported photo of Kashmiri's corpse has turned out to be that of a Mumbai suicide bomber, and HUJI misspelled the group's name twice in the press release announcing his death.


Top al Qaeda leader Ilyas Kashmiri reported killed in US Predator strike

A Harakat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami spokesman said that Kashmiri, one of al Qaeda's top military commanders, was killed in yesterday's attack in Wana. His death is a major blow to the terror group.


US Predators kill 5 'militants' in South Waziristan strike

The attack took place in Wana, an area controlled by Taliban and al Qaeda commander Mullah Nazir. Ilyas Kashmiri was among those killed.


German jihadi killed in Afghanistan, claims Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan spokesman

IMU-Afghan-Lightning-SITE.jpegMiqdad, a German citizen who is also known as "Abdullah the Essen," was killed while fighting US forces in Baghlan in April 2011. He wanted "to kill Germans."


Al Qaeda leader and bin Laden associate captured in northern Afghanistan

The al Qaeda commander, who was captured in Balkh province, was "a Pakistan-based attack planner" and accompanied Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan in 2001.


Special operations forces capture Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan commander involved in deadly Takhar attack

The IMU facilitator was involved in the May 28 attack that killed two senior police leaders in the north and wounded the governor of Takhar and ISAF's top general for Regional Command North.


Taliban launch attack on Pakistani police outpost from Afghanistan

More than 200 Taliban fighters attacked a police station in Dir from across the border in Kunar province. Twenty-three security forces personnel have been reported killed.


ISAF targets Taliban leader of al Qaeda cell based in Quetta

The Taliban commander is associated with the Mullah Dadullah Front, a radical Taliban subgroup closely linked to al Qaeda.


Taliban suicide bomber kills pro-government tribal leaders in Pakistan's northwest

"We had warned them before and warn them again that they should disband this anti-Taliban peace committee otherwise we will continue to attack them till they are totally eliminated," the Taliban's spokesman said.


Hizbul Mujahideen chief: Pakistan allows terror group to run 'hundreds of training camps'

"Our mujahideen can come and go at their own will," the head of the Hizbul Mujahideen said. "There is no question that the army can stop us."


US adds Islamic Caucasus Emirate to list of terror groups

Doku-Riyah-video-Kavkaz.jpgThe US indicated that additional actions would be taken against the Islamic Caucasus Emirate.


Suicide bomber attacks police in Pakistan's northwest

Twenty-four Pakistanis have been killed and more than 45 have been wounded, some critically.


Taliban suicide bomber kills 6 at Peshawar police station

The police station housed a unit of the Crime Investigation Department as well as commandos from the Special Services Group.


'Germany-based Moroccan al Qaeda foreign fighter facilitator' captured in southeastern Afghanistan

The al Qaeda operative is providing intelligence on the Qaeda network that funnels terrorists into Afghanistan. Before he reached Afghanistan, he traveled through Iran, where a recruiter attempted to convince him to become a suicide bomber.


US Predators strike again in Mir Ali

predator-uav.jpgSeven "foreigners" were reported killed in the terrorist haven of North Waziristan.


Suicide assault team attacks police compound in Afghan east

Four suicide bombers and six Afghans, including five security personnel, were killed during a 10-hour-long clash at a police headquarters in Khost.


Special operations forces target al Qaeda-linked Taliban commander in the southeast

The Taliban leader organized al Qaeda fighters in the Pakistani city of Quetta. The raid is the second that targeted al Qaeda in Zabul in the past two weeks.


US Predators kill 6 'militants' in North Waziristan strike

The strike took place in the town of Tappi near Miramshah, the stronghold of the al Qaeda-linked Haqqani Network.


US designates Palestinian Salafist group as a Foreign Terrorist Organization

Army-of-Islam.jpgJaish al Islam, or Army of Islam, "subscribes to a Salafist ideology of global jihad together with the traditional model of armed Palestinian resistance."