The Taliban killed one soldier and wounded 12 in an ambush on a convoy in North Waziristan; another eight were wounded in attacks on checkposts. Pakistan’s military spokesman said a US UAV was shot down over North Waziristan. A prostitute was beheaded in Mohmand Agency. Students of the Red Mosque threatened violence if they cannot […]
Bangladesh police break up Islamist protest
A Taliban suicide bomber killed 27 Afghan soldiers and wounded 21 in an attack on a bus in Kabul. Police arrested six Taliban fighters in Ghazni province. The Afghan government negotiated for the release of four captured Red Cross workers; they have been freed from captivity.
The Next Musharraf: A Westernized, chain-smoking spy could soon become the most powerful man in Pakistan.
FBI Director Robert Mueller said Younes Tsouli, an internet jihadi also know as “Terrorist 007,” served as a vital link between the Atlanta cells, the “Toronto 17” cell, and the Maximus network out of Sweden-Bosnia that planned attacks in Europe. Tsouli had close ties to al Qaeda. “He used his computer skills to build a […]
Muslim rebel ambushes kill 3, wound 5 in Thai south
Field marketing in Fallujah
Iraq war militant deaths put near 19,500
Al Qaeda suicide bomb fears spark pleas for a British return to Basra
Two Pakistan-based Hizbul Mujahideen fighters arrested in Kashmir
Iranian leader cements Chavez relationship
Pakistan’s Supreme Court Rules Musharraf Can Run For President
Abu Usama al Tunisi, a tier one al Qaeda leader, was the second senior al Qaeda leader killed in the last month. Al Qaeda in Iraq’s leadership and suicide bombers are overwhelmingly foreign to Iraq.
Special Operations Forces killed Abu Usama al Tunis, a Tunisian al Qaeda in Iraq leader, during a raid in in Musayyib. Al Tunis was the emir of all of al Qaeda in Iraq foreign fighters and was a likely successor to Abu Ayyub al Masri. “Al Tunisi facilitated foreign terrorists and helped equip them for […]
Sheikh Mahmoud Abu al Qaqaa, a recruiter of foriegn fighters for al Qaeda in Iraq, was shot and killed in the city of Aleppo as he left the Imam Mosque after Friday prayers. Al Qaqaa was appointed the head of a religious school by the Syrian government last year.
Concerned Citizens movements form in the al Qaeda bastion of Tarmiyah while provincial security forces are organizing in Mosul. But the central government must reach an accommodation with the Concerned Citizens to further reconciliation or risk the progress made in turning insurgent groups against al Qaeda over the past year.
US House and Senate brand Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps a “terrorist organisation”
The Taliban bombed two CD shops in Hangu. A Taliban IED ambush in Tank resulted in one security official killed and 12 wounded. The Taliban sprayed graffiti stating “Long live suicide bombers, the Taliban movement and Mohmand tigers” in multiple locations in Mohmand.
3 Baghdad airport employees detained as terror suspects
MILF aided Abu Sayyaf: military
The Taliban said it mistakenly kidnapped four Red Cross workers, and would release them shortly. Two Danish soldiers were killed during an attack on their base in Helmand province. A battalion of The Royal Gurkha Rifles has deployed to Helmand.
Hamas warned Israel it would retaliate for the raids that resulted in 12 Palestinians terrorists killed. Fatah and Hamas trade accusations of opposing member’s activities in homosexual acts and adultery. Fatah has created a 12-member morality squad to enforce Ramadan rules.
IAF dispatches jets in response to Syrian helicopter activity
Hezballah: If Israel attacks Syria, we’ll respond
Sunni Insurgents murder Iraqi police lieutenant and wife in Adhamiyah
Sunnis may stop work with US in Diyala
Official: Iran Ordered Terrorist Bombing in the Americas
Israeli Missile Strike Kills 2 Palestinian Terrorists in Gaza
Iraqi Sunni, Shi’ite Leaders Meet
Four Red Cross staff in Afghanistan kidnapped