Monthly Archives: February 2012

Al Qaeda

Key Al-Qaida Witness: Hamburg Islamist to Stand Trial in Germany


Foiled Delhi blast: Homegrown jihadis Lashkar’s latest weapon


Security forces arrested two Lashkar-e-Taiba operatives in New Delhi. “They were planning to detonate a bomb or more than one bomb in a crowded locality,” India’s home minister said.


A court acquitted Lal Masjid cleric Maulana Abdullah Aziz of two counts of treason for supporting the Taliban in South Waziristan and inciting against the military. The Lashkar-e-Islam killed a woman and a child in a bombing in Khyber. NATO aircraft reportedly violated Pakistani airspace over South Waziristan.


A suicide bomber wounded six Afghans in Helmand. NATO said the Koran riots have not affected the security transition.


Insurgents killed two soldiers and two policemen in Touz Khormato, three civilians in Baghdad, and a soldier in Mosul. The spokesman for the government said more than 69,000 Iraqis were killed during the insurgency between 2004 and 2011.