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Prominent Afghan political leader escapes another assassination attempt




Report: airstrike killed Taliban shadow governor Sheikh Dost Mohammed

Dost-Mohammed-AJ.jpg One of the most wanted Taliban commanders in eastern Afghanistan, Sheikh Dost Mohammed, was reportedly killed along with two other Taliban leaders in a US airstrike in the Ghaziabad district of Kunar province. The death of Dost Mohammed has been erroneously reported in the past.


Afghan National Security Forces take over security operations

Afghan National Security Forces combat units are taking over the lead in security operations from the US and ISAF. However, substantial work remains in building the combat support units.


Suicide bombers strike in Kunduz and Ghazni




Taliban suicide assault team attacks police headquarters in Kabul

Three policemen and all five members of the suicide assault team were killed during an eight-hour-long firefight. The Taliban claimed credit for the attack.


How many US troops will remain in Afghanistan after 2014?




US begins downsizing the Afghan National Security Forces




Body of missing Georgian soldier found in southern Afghanistan




Afghan policewoman kills US military adviser inside Interior Ministry

An Afghan policewoman assigned to the "gender and equality department" at the Interior Ministry is said to have shot an American civilian adviser in the head at close range.


Afghan National Army prepares for overall security responsibility




ISAF airstrike kills Taliban commander behind instability in central Afghanistan




Taliban release Nuristan attack video

The Taliban website has uploaded a 35-minute-long video depicting a series of attacks against Afghan security forces in the Kamdesh district in Nuristan province.


Afghan Taliban commander gunned down in Quetta




Afghan soldier kills ISAF trooper in Helmand

An ISAF soldier was also wounded in the insider, or green-on-blue, attack. There have been 42 such attacks this year, resulting in the deaths of 60 ISAF personnel.


Taliban claim over 20 insider attacks in 8 months

A Taliban official responsible for insider, or green-on-blue, attacks in Afghanistan's southern and western provinces claims that Taliban infiltration is behind the great majority of attacks this year, and details the operations of the committee sponsoring them.


4 Afghan policemen killed in 'green-on-green' insider attack




ISAF captures Taliban facilitator behind insider attack in Paktia




Afghan policeman kills 2 British soldiers in Helmand

There have been 40 green-on-blue attacks reported so far this year, resulting in the deaths of 59 ISAF military and civilian personnel.


ISAF soldier, civilian contractor killed in latest green-on-blue attack

The attack took place just two days after the US and NATO resumed joint operations with Afghan forces.


ISAF captures Taliban 'insider attack planners' in Logar


 
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