Maine man says NY bomber was partyer
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20 million acres of land seized in Afghanistan
In Central Asia, a new headache for US policy
Libya freed 37 Islamist prisoners as part of “national reconciliation and social peace.” One of those released, Sofiane Ibrahim Gammu, spent six years at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility for serving as Osama bin Laden’s bodyguard.
A combined US and Afghan force air assaulted into a Taliban stronghold in the Pech district, a known haven for al Qaeda.
Eight “militants” were killed in a Pakistani airstrike in Khyber and three more were killed in a shootout in Swat. Five Lashkar-e-Islam fighters were killed near Darra Adam Khel. The Taliban torched three NATO fuel tankers in Mastung and Khuzdar.
ISAF is definitely hot on the tail of the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan commanders who are operating in Kunduz. From an ISAF press release today: Afghan and coalition security forces detained two insurgents in Kunduz province Monday in their continued pursuit of an Al-Qaeda-affiliated extremist connected to several insurgent groups in the area including the […]