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Analysis: The Islamic State’s first major terrorist attacks inside Iran

7th June 2017 – FDD's Long War Journal

Analysis: The Islamic State’s first major terrorist attacks inside Iran

Thomas Joscelyn

A team of terrorists struck the Iranian Parliament and the tomb of Ayatollah Khomeini earlier today. more...

Analysis & Commentary

22nd June 2017 – FDD's Long War Journal

US kills AQAP provincial emir in Yemen airstrike

Bill Roggio

US Central Command (CENTCOM) announced today that a provincial leader for al Qaeda’s branch in Yemen was killed in an airstrike on June 16. more...

21st June 2017 – FDD's Long War Journal

Taliban overruns district in Afghan north

Bill Roggio

The Taliban took control of a district center in the northern Afghan province of Jawzjan over the past 24 hours. more...

18th June 2017 – FDD's Long War Journal

Taliban suicide team assaults provincial police headquarters

Bill Roggio

A Taliban suicide team stormed the provincial police headquarters in the eastern Afghan province of Paktia today, killing at least six policemen before ultimately being gunned down. more...

17th June 2017 – FDD's Long War Journal

State Department designates ‘coordinator’ of Islamic State attacks in Europe, 2 others

Thomas Joscelyn

The US State Department announced the terrorist designations of three Islamic State operatives on June 15. more...