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.
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
Canadian loses US appeal in Syrian torture case
Insurgents Turn Themselves In to US, Iraqi Troops
Pakistan attacks secure NATO supply route
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
An Interview with Mangal Bagh, Commander of Lashkar-e-Islam (LI), Pakistan
The Alternative to War: Are Sanctions Working on Iran?
Afghanistan deadlier than Iraq again for troops
Iraq pledges $100m to rebuild Sadr City slum
The commander of the US Navy™s Fifth Fleet said the US would stop Iran from shutting down the Strait of Hormuz. The US Treasury is working to get Russia to impose sanction on Iran. Iran sentenced an “Israeli spy” to death.
Explosion at militant compound in Pakistan
Iran condemns ‘Israeli spy’ to death
Five Iraqi judges escape Baghdad bombs
Coalition forces killed 28 Taliban in fighting in Nimroz province. US forces killed several Taliban fighters after an attack on an outpost in Khost province. British helicopter air crews killed a Taliban commander behind attacks in Kandahar province.
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A look at the senior leaders of Lashkar-e-Islam, Ansar-ul-Islam, and other groups operating in the tribal agency of Khyber, where the military is conducting an offensive.
A rough estimate of the state of the Iraqi Security Forces at the end of 2012.
Amid Policy Disputes, Qaeda Grows in Pakistan
Suicide Bomber Gunned Down In Iraq
Pakistan forces widen drive against militants
An explosion destroyed a home owned by Khyber’s Haji Namdar; eight people have been reported killed. Residents in Khyber are flying the flag of Lashkar-e-Islam as the military conducts operations in the tribal agency. A Peshawar police chief said an operation against the Taliban would be launched in parts of the city. The leader of […]
The Islamic Courts have taken control of Beletwein in central Somalia after Ethiopian forces withdrew. Heavy fighting was reported between Shabaab and Ethiopian troops in Guri El. Shabaab ambushed a convoy of a senior police commander in Baidoa.
Coalition forces killed two al Qaeda operatives and detained two in northern Iraq. Iraqi Security Forces arrested the Mahdi Army fighters and three al Qaeda operatives in Baghdad. Seven police were killed and three wounded in a car bomb attack in Dalouiya.
Coalition and Afghan forces killed 32 Taliban fighters after being ambushed in the Khas Oruzgan district in Oruzgan province. Afghan forces killed a Taliban leader in the Maywand District in Kandahar. A Coalition helicopter made a hard landing in Paktia province.
Breakfast with Kabul’s shadowy spy-master
Civilian deaths up 60 per cent in Afghanistan
Pakistani Forces Appear to Push Back Militants