Monthly Archives: June 2008


The government banned Lashkar-e-Islam, Ansar-ul-Islam, and Haji Namdar’s virtue and vice group in Khyber agency. “Tribesmen” kidnapped 30 security personnel in Kurram agency. The bodies of eight men, including a former Taliban leader, were found in Kurram. A former Taliban leader said Mullah Omar is residing in Quetta.

United States

A US federal court convicted three Muslim men from Toledo, Ohio of plotting to murder US troops serving in Iraq and raising funds for their jihad. Mohammad Amawi, Marwan El Hindi, and Wassim Mazloum face the possibility of life in prison during sentencing.


General David H Petraeus: The general’s knowledge


Insurgents Turn Themselves In to US, Iraqi Troops

Al Qaeda

Al Qaeda operative Abd al Rahim al Nashiri has been charged with planning, organizing, and directing attacks against the USS Cole in 2000, the 2002 attack on the Limburg, a French oil tanker, and an attempted attack on the USS The Sullivans in 2000. Nashiri is a Saudi citizen who is currently being held at […]


Iraq June death toll drops nearly 10 percent