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A Mafia in FATA: Haqqanis and Drones




ISAF killed al Qaeda's emir and deputy emir for Kunar, and a facilitator in an airstrike on Aug. 3. Three Taliban commanders were killed during infighting in Balkh. President Karzai accepted parliament's dismissal of the defense and interior ministers over cross-border attacks from pakistan.




Afghanistan: Eyeing the Exits




Afghanistan - Seminary torched in Taliban-controlled town




Taliban Launch Co-ordinated Attacks in Eastern Afghanistan




Pakistan accuses Afghanistan of backing Taliban enemy




Infighting kills 3 Taliban commanders in northern Afghanistan




Al Qaeda emir for Kunar, deputy, and facilitator killed in airstrikes

Mufti Assad, the emir for Kunar, and his deputy, Yusuf, were killed in the Aug. 3 airstrike in the Watahpur district. Both al Qaeda leaders were Pakistani citizens. Fatah Gul, an al Qaeda facilitator who ran training camps, was killed in a separate strike.


US thinktank reveals Haqqani, Pakistan nexus




Eight Taliban fighters and six civilians were killed in clashes throughout the country. The Taliban killed two New Zealand soldiers and two Afghan security personnel in Bamyan. Two officers at the Mazar-i-Sharif training center were detained for links to "armed opposition groups."




Egypt demands release of Guantanamo detainee




Acid attacks, poison: What Afghan girls risk by going to school




Pentagon launches board to examine legal 'flash points' in deployed areas




IMU announces death of emir, names new leader

usman_adil.jpgThe al Qaeda-linked Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan has announced the death of its emir, Abu Usman Adil, in a drone strike in Pakistan in April, and named Usman Ghazi to replace him. Adil was responsible for ramping up the IMU's activities in Afghanistan.


Afghan lawmakers vote to dismiss security ministers




Al Qaeda-linked fighters killed in airstrike in Kunar

Several "al Qaeda associated insurgents" were killed in the airstrike in the Watahpur district in Kunar, where two al Qaeda and two Lashkar-eTaiba leaders have been killed since the end of May.


In Afghanistan, targeted attacks on leaders an ominous trend




9 Afghans Killed in Latest Ethnic Violence




In Afghanistan, US Packs War Gear for the Movers




Security forces killed "several insurgents" in an airstrike in Paktia. Eight Taliban fighters and two civilians were killed in clashes in Nuristan. Nineteen people were wounded in a bombing inside a mosque in Nangarhar.


 
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