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80 Haqqani Network, 'foreign fighters' killed in raid on Paktika camp

Afghan officials said that foreign fighters were among the Haqqani Network fighters killed during yesterday's assault on an encampment in Paktika province.


ISAF, Afghan troops strike Haqqani Network 'encampment' in east

ISAF said that more than 50 Haqqani Network fighters were killed during a daylong battle in Paktika province.


AQAP confirms deaths of 2 commanders in US airstrike

Harithi-Waeli.jpgAli Abdullah Naji al Harithi fought with Zarqawi in Iraq. Ammar Abadah Nasser al Wa'eli was wanted by the US; his father opened a training camp at the bequest of Osama bin Laden.


Jordanian al Qaeda fighter killed in Afghanistan

jabri.JPGAbu al Zubeir al Jabri was killed while attacking a US base on July 15, according to a statement released on a jihadist website.


AQIM suicide bombers kill 4 in Algeria

The suicide bombers attacked a police station in an area that serves as a stronghold for al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb. The suicide attack is the first in Algeria this year.


US airstrike kills 6 al Qaeda fighters in Yemen: report

The nighttime airstrike targeted a police station in Abyan province that had been recently overrun by al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters.


Suicide bomber kills 5 ISAF troops in Kapisa

The five French soldiers were killed as they left the home of a local police commander in Kapisa province.


Predators kill 8 in South Waziristan strike

predator-uav.jpgThe strike hit a compound used by al Qaeda-linked fighters.


US Predators kill 12 'militants' in North Waziristan

The attack took place in an area used by the Taliban to stage attacks across the border in Afghanistan.


Senior Shabaab commander rumored to have been killed in recent Predator strike

Ibrahim al Afghani fought in Afghanistan, traveled to Pakistan, is linked to top al Qaeda and Shabaab leaders, and is mentioned in the GITMO documents. The report of Afghani's death is unconfirmed.


US intel believes Kashmiri killed in June Predator strike

Ilyas Kashmiri, a top military commander and strategist, was targeted in a June 3 Predator strike in South Waziristan.


Taliban step up cross-border attacks in Afghanistan and Pakistan

The latest attacks in Kamdish in Afghanistan and Dir in Pakistan highlight the Taliban's ability to carry out large attacks in remote areas of both countries.


Taliban, Pakistani troops clash in Miramshah

The fighting is not related to a much-anticipated Pakistani offensive in the Taliban-controlled tribal agency of North Waziristan, a US intelligence official said.


US Predators strike terrorist 'guesthouse' in North Waziristan

"Foreigners" were said to be sheltering at the Mir Ali guesthouse where today's attack took place.


Suicide attack kills 35 Iraqis north of Baghdad

The attack is the latest by al Qaeda in Iraq against government installations.


Turkish jihadist commander executed by the Taliban in Waziristan: report

Abu Zarr fought in the Caucasus for 15 years before traveling to Afghanistan and joining the Taifatul Mansura. The Taliban executed him for ordering the deaths of two "foreign fighters."


The Gitmo Files: al Qaeda's alleged primary financial manager

Haji-Wali-Mohammed.jpgAccording to a leaked Joint Task Force Guantanamo threat assessment, a current detainee named Haji Wali Mohammed was al Qaeda's "primary financial manager." Haji Wali also allegedly worked for the Taliban, and purchased missiles for Osama bin Laden with support from Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence agency.


ISAF airstrike kills senior Haqqani Network commander involved in Kabul hotel attack

Ismail Jan provided "material support" to the suicide assault team that attacked the Intercontinental just two days ago. ISAF also confirmed the assault was carried out by the Kabul Attack Network.


Taliban suicide assault team attacks hotel in Kabul

A suicide assault team penetrated security at the Intercontinental and has opened fire on guests. Foreigners are the target of the operation.


Special operations forces capture burka-clad Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan leader in Afghan north

The senior commander was captured during a night raid in Kunduz. The IMU has been targeted by special operations forces in seven raids so far this month.