Algerian security forces prevented a suicide attack in Oran after shooting a bomber outside of a state-run building. The Algerian Army reportedly stopped al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb from establishing a base on the border with Morocco. Security forces foiled an assassination plot against Prime Minister Abdelaziz Belkhadem after arresting an al Qaeda operative […]
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Qatar: Christians worship inside country’s first church
Turkey Orders Trial Of Ruling Party
Al-Qaeda Grooming Militants Who ‘Look Western’: CIA Chief
Afghanistan: Popular TV Channel Attacked As ‘Immoral,’ ‘Un-Islamic’
Sunni residents of Saydiyah grateful US presence helps keep lid on violence
CIA enlists Google’s help for spy work
NATO Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer said Pakistan is “part of the solution” to the problems in Afghanistan. The Ahmedzai Wazir tribes in South Waziristan said the only acceptable replacement for the Frontier Crimes Regulation laws is shariah. Three police were wounded in an IED attack in Swat.
The US Department of Defense has charged Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani with nine counts of terrorism, six of which carry the death sentence. Ghailani is an an al Qaeda leader from Tanzania who is behind the August 1998 bombing of the US embassy in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, which killed 11 people and injured hundreds. He […]
US Defense Secretary Robert Gates said it is unlikely that NATO will provide the three additional maneuver brigades requested to fight the Taliban in Afghanistan. Two British and one Danish soldier have been killed in roadside bomb attacks in Helmand province. The Afghan Army’s desertion rate has fallen dramatically over the past several years.
No sign Iraq clashes will affect US drawdown-Gates
NATO: Overtaxed Allies Assess Role In Afghanistan
Al Qaeda in Yemen released its first internet propaganda video today. The group, also known as the Yemen Soldiers Brigade, earlier claimed responsibility for two lethal attacks on tourists in Yemen and a March mortar attack on the US Embassy in Sana’a. The video opens with old audio of Osama bin Laden, goes on to […]
Iranian general played key role in Iraq cease-fire
Senior Ansar al Sunnah commander surrenders to police in Kirkuk
Sadr fighters vanish from Iraq’s streets
Maliki said operations to root out the Mahdi Army fighters in Basrah and the South will continue as fresh troops are deployed to the areas of fighting. The Mahdi Army continues to take heavy casualties during engagements with US and Iraqi troops.
Sadr reins in Shiite militiamen, sends mixed signals
Iraq refuses to endorse Arab summit statement for failing to condemn terrorism in the country
British troops called into Basra as Shia battles rage on
Diyala troops pause to re-evaluate strategy
Sadr has ordered his Mahdi Army to cease fighting. US soldiers killed 47 Mahdi Army fighters during separate clashes in Baghdad. The Iraqi Army arrested 25 Mahdi fighters near Hillah. Iraqi police killed seven al Qaeda operatives in Mosul. Six police were killed in an ambush near Balad.
The Taliban insisted the Pakistani government give up support for the US as conditions for peace talks. The Taliban also said attacks in Afghanistan would continue despite any deal made with the government. The Awami National Party has made formal contacts with the Taliban and will begin negotiations. Taliban commander Mullah Nazir Wazir™s office in […]
Osama bin Laden hiding in the rugged Afghan border area: Michael Hayden
Sadr followers caught off guard by truce
Special Operations Firefight in Sadr City
Saudi Arabia slams Syria over Lebanon crisis
Nine Ethiopian soldiers were killed in an IED attack in southern Mogadishu.Twenty-six people were killed in fighting in the Bakara market in Mogadishu. Somalia’s interim Prime Minister indicating he is willing to conduct talks with Islamic Courts leaders based in Asmara, Eritrea.
Afghan and NATO forces killed eight Taliban fighters after they attacked a civilian convoy in Zabul province. The bombing at a power station building in Helmand province on Saturday killed two people and wounded eight others. Spain is considering sending more troops to Afghanistan, but they would not be deployed in the South.