Islamic Courts Claims Somali Gains
Islamic Courts Claims Somali Gains
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Eighteen Afghans, including 11 policemen, were killed in a suicide attack at a meeting on poppy eradication in the Khogyani district of Nangarhar province. The Taliban said this was the start of its new offensive. US Marines began an operation in the Garmsir district in Hamand province; several Taliban fighters were killed and a command […]
A four-hour battle breaks out in southern Sadr City after the Mahdi Army ambushes a US patrol. Six soldiers were wounded.
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Meeting Somalia’s Islamist insurgents
The Islamic Courts and Shabaab have taken over districts in the Middle Shabelle, Bay and Middle Juba regions. Nine Somali soldiers, two Shabaab fighters, and two civilians were killed after the Islamists attacked a checkpoint in Moqgadishu.
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US and Iraq troops killed 48 Mahdi Army fighter in clashes in Sadr City. A Mahdi Army commander was killed by a gunman in Basrah. Iraqi soldiers detained five Mahdi Army fighters in Basrah. Iraqi security forces captured 52 insurgents in Baghdad. Three US soldiers were killed in a mortar attack in eastern Baghdad.
Algerian security forces killed 14 members of al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb during operations in El Oued and Boumerdes provinces. Mokhtar Belmokhtar, the former leader of the group’s southern branch, is said to be negotiating the terms of his surrender.
Fahd al Quso, a convicted operative behind the USS Cole attack, is free in Yemen. Al Quso and his counterpart Jamal al Badawi escaped from Yemeni jail in 2003 and again in 2006. They were indicted in absentia in the US on 50 offenses each. “Saleh gave no clear answers about the suspect, Jamal al-Badawi,” […]
Baitullah Mehsud pulled out of peace talks after tribal leaders said the Army would not withdraw from South Waziristan. The government may release Abdullah Aziz, the former leader of Islamabad’s radical Red Mosque. The Taliban executed a “criminal” in Mohmand agency, where 12 Pakistanis were killed during battles between the Taliban and a tribe on […]
US and Afghan forces killed 12 Taliban fighters and wounded 12 more after the Taliban attacked bases in Kunar province™s Korengal Valley. Afghan troops killed two members of an IED cell and captured four cell members in Nangarhar province. Afghan commandos and police killed an unidentified number of Taliban fighters in Laghman province.
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Twenty-two killed in single engagement as they attacked an Iraqi Army checkpoint in northeastern Baghdad. US and Iraqi troops have killed 151 Mahdi Army fighters in northeastern Baghdad since April 20.
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At least five people were injured in Baidoa after insurgents threw a hand grenade into the Alami Hotel that houses members of Somalia’s legislative body. One civilian was killed in the crossfire as Somali troops battled Islamic insurgents in downtown Mogadishu. Spanish authorities paid pirates a ransom of $1.2 million to win the freedom of […]
Afghan president Hamid Karzai narrowly escapes assassination after Taliban gunmen attack a military parade he attended in Kabul. Four people, including a parliamentarian from Paktia province, died in the attack. Afghan commandos killed 30 insurgent leaders in eastern Afghanistan since December. Twenty-four Taliban fighters and their leader surrendered in Kandahar province. An Australian commando was […]