The Insider: Daily Terrorism Report

Ayman al Zawahiri, Osama bin Laden's top aide in the al Qaeda terrorist network, is not leading the resistance to combat operations in Pakistan, the Sunday Telegraph reported, citing unidentified officials in Pakistan and Afghanistan. (Bloomberg)

Al Qaeda Suspects Interrogated

Pakistani officials have begun to question alleged militants captured in an operation against al Qaeda targets. (BBC)

Sources: U.S. Seeks Interrogation of Egyptian Al Qaeda Members for Info On Al Zawahri

U.S. sources in Cairo confirmed that Washington seeks to interrogate a number of Egyptian al Qaeda members who were recently extradited to Egypt from a number of countries to obtain information on al Qaeda's number two Ayman al Zawahri including the 15 names he uses, reports Asharq Al Awsat. According to the sources, the investigators are specifically interested Khaled Morgan, who is the son of a leader of al Jihad group, a close aide of al Zawahri. The sources added that investigators were also trying to identify al Zawahri's DNA and gather information that would help identify him like his height. (Asharq Al Awsat)

Belgium Belgian Police Arrest Casablanca Suspect in Raids

Arrested suspect is subject of international alert by Moroccan authorities following Casablanca attacks. (Middle East Online)


Swiss Arrest Riyadh Bomb Suspect

Swiss authorities have arrested an "important" suspect in the May 2003 suicide bombings on expatriate housing compounds in Riyadh that claimed 35 lives, a press report said yesterday. (Arab News)


Britain Shuts Embassy in Terror Alert

The British embassy in Algiers was closed last night over fears of a terrorist attack. (The Herald)


Five Arrests in Somaliland

Authorities in Somalia's self-declared republic of Somaliland on Sunday blamed the murder of a Kenyan woman and her Somali colleague, both of who worked for a German aid agency, on the Islamic group known as Al Ittihad al Islamia. The militant group is listed by the United States as a terrorist organization with links to Osama bin Laden's al Qaeda network. (SA — South Africa)


United States

U.S. Army Drops All Charges Against Capt. Yee

The U.S. Army Friday night dropped charges against Chaplain James Yee of mishandling classified information. The former Muslim chaplain previously faced accusations of spying at the Guantanamo Bay prison where he served, charges that could have resulted in his execution. (Arab News)


Spain Bomb Suspects Head to Court

Five suspects arrested over the Madrid train bombings that killed 202 people will appear in court. (Reuters)


Guantánamo Detainees Deliver Intelligence Gains

Military officials say prisoners at the detention center in Guantánamo Bay have provided a stream of intelligence to interrogators during the past two years, including detailed information about al Qaeda's recruitment of Muslim men in Europe. (NY Times)

U.S. Frees 4 Saudi Prisoners

U.S. authorities have released 12 Guantanmo detainees, including four Saudis, seven Russians and a Spaniard, according to the lawyer in charge of the Saudis' defense team. (Al Hayat)

U.S. Faces Quandary in Freeing Detainees

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