Monthly Archives: July 2007


An anonymous Hezbolllah officer said the terror group would have been defeated in Lebanon in the summer of 2006 war had the Israelis pressed the attack for 10 more days. “The cease-fire acted as a life jacket for the organization” as Hezbollah had been running low on food and water and facing rapidly diminishing arms […]


Benmessaoud Abdelkader, a leader in Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, surrendered to Algerian authorities. Abdelkader said there are tensions within the Algerian wing of the North African terror group after the leadership of the GSPC decided to join al Qaeda “unilaterally.”


U.N. approves up to 26,000 troops, police for Darfur

Pakistan: A new Red Mosque is established in the tribal agencies

Red agencies/ districts controlled by the Taliban; purple is defacto control; yellow is under threat. Islamists take over a mosque in Mohmand as attacks against government troops continue in North Waziristan Pakistan’s Northwest Frontier Province remains a cauldron of violence in the wake of the military assault on the Lal Masjid, or Red Mosque, in […]


Afghan security forces found the body of the second South Korean kidnapping victim near Ghazni city, while the Taliban threaten to resume killings by noon tomorrow. A suicide car bomber wounded six while attacking a NATO convoy outside of Kabul. The Taliban attempted to hijack a U.N. food shipment in Farah province.


In Iraq’s Shiite south, warlords slug it out for turf


Over 200 armed police attempted to execute a warrant in Basilan province against three of the 130 MILF fighters who were involved in the recent beheading of 10 Marines. The village of Guinanta was deserted and the government has postponed the warrant. Abu Sayyaf and other Islamist groups have caused over 1,700 civilian and military […]


Congress’ only Muslim hears from religious leaders in Iraq


House Majority Whip Clyburn: Positive Report by Petraeus Could Split House Democrats on War


Thai security forces captured 53 suspected insurgents during raids in Narathiwat and Yala provinces. Abdulromae Pereesee, a suspected key leader of the Runda Kumpulan Kecil (RKK). The army claimed the Muslim insurgency is divided and local citizens are helping the military uproot the insurgency. Thirteen civilians were wounded in a bombing at a tea shop […]


The Taliban claimed to have executed the second South Korean hostage after the latest deadline past. Twenty-one more hostages are in custody. The government sacked the provincial police chiefs of Daykundi and Wardak provinces.


US gains against Iraq al Qaeda, but sectarian fight still challenges: analysts

Six Killed, 21 Injured in Kashmir Tourist Bus Explosion


Iraqi Sunnis, Shiites and Kurds unite to hail cup-winning heroes


Colonel HR McMaster: Leaving now not the way out of Iraq

European Skylines Reflect Rise Of Islam

Chairman of Afghanistan’s Taliban military council killed

Map of region of recent fighting in Helmand province. Click to view. Qari Faiz Mohammad killed in a raid in Helmand province Coalition forces struck another blow to the senior Taliban leadership in Afghanistan. On July 23, Afghan and International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) troops killed Qari Faiz Mohammad, the chairman of the Taliban Military […]


Bush to sign bill linking Pakistan aid to anti-terror fight: US Congress adopts measure


An estimated 600 students of the Lal Masjid were trained as suicide bombers are believed to be hiding in Islamabad. Soldiers and police have been warned not to wear their uniforms in public. A kidnapped policeman in Kohat and three policeman in Dir were murdered. The army shelled Taliban positions near Miramshah after a policeman […]