ABC News Exclusive: Suicide Bomb Teams Sent to U.S., Europe

AL QAEDA/TALIBAN

Exclusive: Suicide Bomb Teams Sent to U.S., Europe

Large teams of newly trained suicide bombers are being sent to the United States and Europe, according to evidence contained on a new videotape obtained by the Blotter on ABCNews.com. (ABC News)

AFGHANISTAN

At Least 7 Afghan Children Killed in U.S. Air Strike

The American-led coalition forces in Afghanistan killed seven children during an air strike on a religious school thought to be an Al Qaeda safe house in the remote east of the country, spokesmen for the coalition said today. (NY Times)

35 Killed In Kabul Suicide Attack

A Taliban suicide bomber blew up a police bus in the Afghan capital Sunday killing around 35 people, police said, in apparently the single deadliest bombing to hit Afghanistan since the Taliban were ousted in 2001. (Reuters)

IRAQ WAR

Blair Knew US Lacked Post-War Iraq Plan

British Prime Minister Tony Blair worried that the United States had no plans for the Iraq invasion aftermath, his aides and friends told a television documentary to be screened on Saturday. (Daily Times)

36 Killed in Southern Iraq

U.S. and Iraqi forces began major military operations Monday to the north and south of Baghdad, while Iraqi officials said 36 people were killed in clashes in southern Iraq. (AP)

Who Killed the Americans in Karbala?

January's attack on U.S. forces at the Iraqi government complex in Karbala has become a kind of epic unsolved mystery among troops at Forward Operating Base Iskan, where soldiers from the unit involved are based. There is no shortage of theories among the roughly 30 troops who were there as to whom was responsible for the attack. (Time)

IED Strike: The Deadly Devices Cause Most U.S. Casualties

For U.S. troops in Iraq, May was the worst month since 2004, with 126 killed. The summer months may be worse, given a new Pentagon assessment concluding the surge is not reducing violence. Now a former Marine officer says the corps has failed to supply its Marines on the front lines with the best protection against the improvised explosive devices that cause most of the carnage. (Newsweek)

Iraq Now Ranked Second Among World's Failed States

Iraq has emerged as the world's second most unstable country, behind Sudan, more than four years after President George W. Bush ordered the U.S. invasion to topple Saddam Hussein, according to a survey released on Monday. (Reuters)

PAKISTAN

Armed Men Storm Home of CJ's Relative in Quetta

Advocate Amir Rana, nephew of Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry, has alleged that about 15 armed men entered his house in the early hours of Sunday after overpowering the watchman, scaling the boundary wall and breaking the main door. (Dawn)

Abbas' New PM Outlaws Hamas

Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas swore in a new cabinet on Sunday and immediately outlawed rival Hamas movement's fighters after their bloody seizure of power in Gaza. (Daily Times)

Fatah Kills Suspected Collaborator with Israel in West Bank Hospital

Palestinian militants on Sunday shot and killed a man they suspected of collaborating with Israel, as he lay on the X-ray table at a hospital in the West Bank city of Nablus, witnesses and a militant group said. (AP)

ABU GHRAIB PRISON

The General's Report :How Antonio Taguba, Who Investigated The Abu Ghraib Scandal, Became One Of Its Casualties.

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