Monthly Archives: May 2011


Cannot defend Hafiz Saeed in US lawsuit: Pak govt to court


ISAF ‘really needs night raids’ despite Karzai opposition


Two African Union soldiers and a Somali soldier were killed as Shabaab attempted to overrun a base in a suicide assault in Mogadishu. Three Shabaab fighters were killed during the failed assault.

Al Qaeda

Osama bin Laden tried to establish ‘grand coalition’ of militant groups


The Taliban killed five people in bombings and an assault on the PRT in Herat, and killed two ISAF soldiers in the east. An Afghan soldier killed an ISAF soldier in the south. Security forces killed and captured several Taliban commanders and fighters in Khost, Paktika, Paktia, Nangarhar, Wardak, Kunduz, and Balkh. ISAF apologized for […]


Lors Doukayev, a Belgian of Chechen origin, was convicted of attempted terrorism for setting off a letter bomb accidentally in a Copenhagen hotel on Sept. 10, 2010. He had intended to target a Danish newspaper on the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.


Insurgents killed two soldiers in Baghdad and two civilians in Mosul. Khalid al Obaidi, an Iraqiya politician who is a candidate to lead the defense ministry, was wounded in an IED attack in Mosul.


The Yemeni air forces bombed the city of Zinjibar after six soldiers were killed in an al Qaeda ambush. Security forces killed 20 people after opening fire on protesters in Taiz.


Security forces killed 11 people in attacks in towns near Homs on May 29. The government agreed to cooperate with the International Atomic Energy Agency inspection of a nuclear site at Al Kibar.


A bombing at a market in a military barracks in Bauchi killed 12 people, including 10 soldiers. Boku Haram is suspected of carrying out the attack.