Today's Roundup

DETONATION-U.S. Air Force airmen of the 407th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal team conducts a controlled detonation on Ali Air Base, Iraq, Nov. 17, 2007. The airmen unloaded just under 1,800 pounds of expired munitions to ensure they will not be used against U.S. forces.
Photo By: U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan Snyder

950 youths, 2,000 Qaeda members held in Iraq: US general

Shia Village Recaptured by Iraq’s Army

Coalition forces capture Special Groups weapons trainer; two killed, five detained (Baghdad)

Coalition forces detain two suspects, disrupt criminal network (Baghdad)

Iraqi Army, Coalition Forces kill 2 insurgents, detain 12 (Kirkuk)

Al-Qaeda networks disrupted; three terrorists killed, 19 detained

Coalition forces capture weapons and foreign terrorist facilitators, 10 detained

Concerned Local Citizens’ tip leads to cache find (Madyriah)

MND-C Soldiers discover cache in haystack (Al Ja’ara)

Coalition forces detain two suspected criminal element members

Coalition forces target foreign terrorist facilitators, media cells; two killed, 25 detained

UPDATE: Coalition forces positively identify terrorist killed in recent raid (senior advisor to al-Masri)

Coalition forces target an al-Qaeda facilitator; one detained (Baghdad)

Troops capture suspected terrorists (Baghdad)

Coalition forces disrupt terrorist operations; seven detained (Tarmiyah)

Iron Reaper continues pursuit of al-Qaeda

Troops arrest 3 alleged terrorists, find roadside bombs (Rashid district)

Iraq says troops kill 13 militants, arrest 94

Summary of al-Anbar Progress

What I see every day in Iraq: locals turning against the insurgents

Suspected al-Qaida murderer captured in Iraq's Mosul

Qaeda fighters migrating to Iraq’s north: US officials

Turkish army kills 14 PKK militants

Afghanistan / Pakistan:

220 militants killed, 50 caged in Swat

26 militants held in Swat

76 militants seized in Pakistan

Pak launches operation against pro-Taliban cleric Fazlullah

Afghan gov't captures local Taliban commander

Allies prepare to seize Taliban stronghold (Musa Qala)

Afghanistan coalition says strike kills rebels in Taliban stronghold (Musa Qala)

Taliban militants killed, leader arrested

40 Taliban Killed in Afghan Fighting

Several militants killed in Helmand operation

Afghan troops kill 10 Taliban militants in Zabul

The West:

Ex-US Navy Sailor on Trial for Conspiring With al-Qaeda (story #1)

Hearing Shows Informant's Work (story #2)

Jury Deliberations Underway For "Liberty City 7"

3 Convicted in Germany of al-Qaida Aid

BBC 'funded paintballing trip for Islamic terrorists and didn't pass on information about 21/7 bombers'

Saudi Peninsula

Al-Qaida member arrested in Yemen

Saudi Arabia works to protect oil fields from terrorism

Israel / Levant:

Three Hamas militants killed in clash with Israelis

U.S. names 7 Iraqis backing insurgency from Syria

Israeli strike kills two Hamas militants in Gaza

Two Israeli Arabs arrested on suspicion of planning attacks

India / Pakistan:

Hizbul Mujahideen's top militant arrested

Two Lashkar Militants Arrested in Kashmir

Two terrorists held in Jammu and Kashmir

Top Al-Badr militant killed in Jammu and Kashmir

Three militants killed in Bajaur

'Don't worry, no Al Qaeda in Maldives' (India helping the Maldives)

Kashmir encounter ends, 2 militants killed


Somalia: Al-Qaeda cells operating inside the country, says minister

Algerian, Libyan Army units perform exercises to beef up anti-terror fight.

US authorities sue Al-Qaeda Algerian ring leader

Southeast Asia:

Muslims Jailed for Killing Christians (Indonesia)

9 suspected insurgents, drug traffickers arrested in Hat Yai (Thailand)

Philippines convicts 14 Abu Sayyaf militants of 2001 mass kidnapping

A Most Wanted Pakistani Militant Killed in Kashmir Gunfight


Today's Roundup

CLEARING PROCEDURES - U.S. Army soldiers from 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment instruct Iraqi police room clearing procedures on Forward Operating Base Volunteer in Baghdad, Iraq.
Photo By: Spc. Nicholas A. Hernande, US Army

Sunni Tribal Militias To Fight Iraqi Insurgents

Iraqi Forces Find, Detonate Car Bombs in Sunni Leader's Complex (story #1)

Son of Sunni Leader Arrested in Iraq (story #2)

Iraqi journalist falsely says 11 relatives had been killed by security forces

4 suspects detained in Rashid

Coalition forces target car-bombers, assassins, kidnappers; one killed, 16 detained

Concerned Local Citizens, Coalition Forces secure 3 weapons caches

Coalition forces capture two targeted suspects; disrupt criminal network

Insurgent safe house, house-borne IED blown up (Arab Jabour)

An Nasiriyah SWAT captures high-level IED facilitator, four others

Coalition forces target foreign terrorist facilitators, car-bombers, propaganda cells

Coalition forces find weapons caches with help from local Iraqis; 18 suspects detained

Iraqi Army seizes counterfeit money (eastern Baghdad)

VBIED discovered near office of COR member; more than 40 detained

Tip leads to cache in eastern Baghdad

Black Lions arrest alleged extremist leaders (West Rashid)

7 suspects detained in Rashid

An Nasiriyah SWAT operation targets extremist IED facilitators

‘Operation Varsity March’ Nets al Qaida Weapons Smuggler

Iraqi SWAT Unit Targets Bomb-Making Cells Near Nasiriyah

Turkey says inflicts heavy casualties on PKK in Iraq

Turkish army arrests 60 PKK fighters

Afghanistan / Pakistan:

Pakistani troops arrest 25 militants in Swat

Pakistan arrests 11 suspected militants in northwest

US to target Al Qaeda hideouts inside Pakistan, says Bush

Operation against Swat militants continues

Pakistan security arrests brother of militant leader (Maulana Fazalullah)

Seven Taliban arrested by villagers in Pakistan

Three militants killed in Bajaur, Pakistan

Attack kills 30 Taliban militants (Kandahar)

Four Taliban killed at Afghan wedding

Three Insurgent IED Makers/Planters Killed by Coalition Forces

The West:

Turkey says Germany has extradited 2 PKK militants

Prosecutors seek life sentence for Padilla

Jurors to begin deliberations Monday in Sears Tower terror trial

Slovakia extradites al-Qaeda terrorist suspect to Algeria

Lebanese-American pleads guilty in bid to aid Hezbollah (Detroit)

Probable Connection Between Al Qa'ida and Hizb ut Tahrir

The Caucasus:

Man detained in Dagestan on suspicion planning attack on polling day

Potential guerrilla recruits detained in Chechnya’s Shatoysky district

Serviceman, militant killed in Chechnya attack

Israel / Levant:

Israeli Strike Kills 5 Militants in Gaza

Youths with bombs stopped at Hawara Checkpoint

IDF arrests two suspected terrorists in Nablus overnight

Egyptian police seize explosives, uncover tunnels near Gaza border

One killed, three injured by Israeli forces near refugee camp in Gaza

India / Pakistan:

Lashkar Commander Killed Near Shalimar

Police teams arrest 2 in bomb seizure case

Saudi Peninsula

Prince Naif Asks Islamic Scholars to Fight Deviants

Kuwaitis Convicted of Jihad Group Membership Sentenced To Death


Algeria, Mali set up joint border patrols to fight terrorists

Southeast Asia:

Fresh fighting in southern Philippines, 15 terrorists killed

Two suspected militants shot dead in Manipur

Troops seize sayyaf, MNLF camp in Sulu, Philippines