Monthly Archives: January 2008

Pakistan

The bodies of 13 paramilitary troops kidnapped by the Taliban last week in Darra Adam Khel have been found; the military said the city has been cleared. Three Taliban fighter were killed when their explosives detonated prematurely in Peshawar; two rockets were fired on the city. Four civilians were wounded after a helicopter attacked civilians […]


Algeria

Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb claimed credit for yesterday’s suicide attack on a police station in the town of Thenia. “A lion’s cub of Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, valiant martyr Hamza Abu Abderrahman, drove a vehicle laden with at least 650 kilograms (1,430 pounds) of explosives against the ramparts of the apostates: the […]


Iraq

Improved Iraq Security Allows More Capacity Building





Afghanistan

NATO requested Germany send combat troops to Afghanistan. The Taliban beheaded four Afghan roadworkers captured last week; three others were killed in IED attacks. Eight Taliban fighters were killed and three policemen were wounded during a clash in Uruzgan province. A Taliban spokesman denied his forces were behind the kidnapping of an American aid worker.


Egypt

Egyptian security forces broke up two terror cells operating in the Sinai Desert. One cell was “comprised of five Palestinians in possession of explosives belts,” while another “crossed into Egypt with maps that pinpointed information on IDF bases along the border and the magnitude of forces stationed at each base.”