The Insider: Daily Terrorism Report

Iran Al Qaeda 'Dismantled' in Iran Iran says it has located and dismantled all branches of the al-Qaeda network in the country. (BBC)

Europe Europe Fears Converts May Aid Extremism The Courtaillers are part of a growing group of people who found a home in Islam and then veered into extremism, raising concerns among antiterrorism officials on both sides of the Atlantic that the new recruits could provide foreign-born Islamic militants with invisibility and cover. (New York Times)

Terror Alert After Heathrow Defense Plans Found Fears about terrorism returned to haunt Britain after police said they were investigating how secret police plans to prevent Heathrow airport from attack were found abandoned by a roadside. (Channel News Asia)

Saudi Arabia Saudis Obtain 'Security' Extraditions Saudi Arabia has obtained the extradition of 27 people wanted on a range of "security charges", according to the Saudi news agency, SPA. (Saudi Press Agency)

Pakistan Pakistan Army Hunts Militants in Hilly Forests Pakistan sent gunship and transport helicopters over forested mountains near the Afghan border on Monday in its hunt for al Qaeda-linked foreign militants, officials and residents said. (Reuters)

United Nations Threatening Al Qaeda Letter 'Doesn't Exist' Dutch Interior Minister Johan Remkes incorrectly claimed last week that a threatening letter from terror network al Qaeda was mailed to the United Nations in New York. (Expatica)


Three American "freelance" Terrorist Hunters Will Go On Trial in Afghanistan On Wednesday. (Sky News)

GUANTANAMO Firm's Work At Guantanamo Prison Under Review The General Services Administration is reviewing a technology company, Affiliated Computer Services (ACS), for its role in using a technology contract to provide dozens of interrogators and intelligence support personnel at the U.S. naval base prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, according to an administration procurement official. (Federal Times)


Militants Kill Top Iraqi Official Militants Kill top official in Iraq's defense ministry in a drive by shooting in Baghdad. (AP)

Car Bomb Kills Nine in Baghdad Suburb A fuel tanker truck raced toward a police station in southwest Baghdad early Monday, detonating and killing at least nine people and wounding about 52 others, Iraqi officials and witnesses said. (AP)

Zarqawi Group Puts Bounty On Iraqi Prime Minister's Head A group led by suspected al Qaeda ally Abu Musab al Zarqawi offered a reward of $282,000 on Sunday for the killing of Iraqi Prime Minister Iyad Allawi, according to a statement posted on an Islamist Web site. (Reuters)

Egyptian Hostage Has Been Freed, Television Report Says An Egyptian man held hostage by insurgents in Iraq has been freed, the pan-Arab television station Al-Jazeera reported Monday. (AP)

Iraq Gives Order to Reopen Paper G.I.'s Had Closed Prime Minister Iyad Allawi on Sunday ordered the reopening of a radical Shiite newspaper closed by United States soldiers nearly four months ago. The closing was a catalyst for some of the worst anti-American mayhem of the occupation. (NY Times)

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