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Green-on-blue attack in Kapisa kills 2 Coalition troops




4 US soldiers killed in Taliban suicide attack




Taliban ambush policemen in northern Afghan province

The Taliban ambushed Afghan forces just after the military ended what it claimed was a successful operation to clear the Wardoj district in Badakhshan. More that 20 Afghan policemen are reported to have been killed and an additional 24 are missing.


Taliban release video honoring 'Ghazi' who attacked ISAF soldiers, escaped custody

The Taliban video praises rogue Afghan National Army soldier Lambar Khan, who participated in a deadly July 9 "green-on-blue" attack at Kandahar Airfield, as well as a second rogue ANA soldier, Lieutenant Ihasanullah, who helped free Khan from custody a few days later. Both men are seen pledging allegiance to the Taliban.


Afghan forces kill Taliban shadow district governor in Faryab province




Senior Taliban commanders killed in northern Afghanistan




Suicide bombers kill 18 Afghan police in 2 attacks in the south

In Uruzgan, a suicide bomber wearing a police uniform detonated at a dining facility, killing 12 policemen. In Kandahar, a suicide bomber killed a border police commander.


Taliban militants bungle coordinated multi-province terrorist attacks

Afghan security forces disrupted terrorist plots in Kabul City and Jalalabad, but a massive explosion near the Parwan provincial governor's compound caused significant damage. An additional suicide attack failed after the bomber prematurely detonated in Kunduz.


Taliban shadow district governor killed in Nimroz province




Taliban shadow district governor killed in Afghan security operation




Afghan policeman kills 7 colleagues in Helmand




Afghan soldiers kill 2 ISAF troops, civilian in latest insider attack

Afghan soldiers "turned his weapon" on US troops in Paktika, killing two soldiers and a civilian adviser. The attack is the seventh of its kind so far this year.


Missing context on the tribal 'Awakening' in Panjwai




Afghan NDS disrupts Kabul terror plot




Taliban kill 7 Afghan policemen in green-on-green attack




Afghan intelligence thwarts major attack against Kandahar City




Prominent anti-Taliban police chief killed in western Afghanistan




Uzbek national in Idaho arrested, charged with supporting the IMU

Fazliddin Kurbanov is charged with supporting the al Qaeda-linked Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, training others to purchase and assemble components of a bomb, and possessing an "unregistered destructive device."


Afghan forces thwart unprecedented terror plot in Kabul

NDS forces raided a Haqqani Network safe house in eastern Kabul, killing five militants, capturing two others, and seizing a 7,800-kg truck bomb wired for detonation. The bomb's destructive capacity had a radius of nearly one mile, according to Afghan officials.


2 US soldiers killed by Afghan policeman in attack at Special Forces base

An Afghan Local Policeman opened fire on a US Special Forces base in Wardak. The attack is the second of its kind in four days.
 
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