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'No one really cares': US deaths in Afghanistan hit 2,000 in 'forgotten' war

Why Afghans are pushing for democratic elections soon

The US killed an al Qaeda-linked Taliban commander in Kunar and captured another in Ghazni. Fifteen inmates, include several Taliban fighters, escaped from a prison near Kabul. A Taliban rocket team hit General Dempsey's C-17 on the tarmac at Bagram Air Base.

Al Qaeda releases biography of slain senior leader

Al Qaeda has released a biography of Atiyah Abd al Rahman, a senior al Qaeda operative who served as Osama bin Laden's chief-of-staff. Rahman "engineered" the December 2009 terrorist attack on Combat Outpost Chapman that killed seven CIA officials and a Jordanian intelligence officer.

Afghan Singer Cancels Concert in Herat After Mullahs Protest

ISAF kills, captures al Qaeda-linked Taliban commanders in east

Mutaqi passed "critical information between the senior al Qaeda associated Taliban leaders in Kunar province" and plotted suicide attacks in the region. The commander in Ghazni helped al Qaeda fighters travel throughout the region.

Taliban rockets hit General Dempsey's plane

An al Qaeda-linked Taliban commander was killed in an airstrike in Kunar province. The Taliban killed three family members of an adviser to President Karzai in an IED attack in Paktia. Police killed two suicide bombers in Faryab. New Zealand may withdraw its troops from Afghanistan earlier than planned.

US to beef up rural police forces in Afghanistan despite attacks

Afghanistan - Avoid killing civilian officials, Hikmatyar tells fighters

Karzai Calls on Taliban to Apologise to Afghans, Renounce Violence

Senior American Generals Meet Amid Afghan-Violence Crisis

US general holds talks on Afghanistan 'insider attacks'

Al Qaeda-linked Taliban commander killed in recent airstrike in Kunar

Yasir was involved in the Aug. 8 suicide attack in Asadabad, Kunar, that killed a command sergeant major and two staff officers for the 4th Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, and a USAID foreign service officer.

The Taliban killed three New Zealand soldiers in an IED attack in Bamyan and two civilians in a bombing at a cemetery in Helmand. An Afghan policeman killed an ISAF soldier in the south. Four Pakistanis, two Arabs, and a Taliban commander were killed in an airstrike in Kunar. Police killed two Taliban after they opened fire at a mosque in Kapisa.

Another ISAF soldier killed in green-on-blue attack in Afghanistan

Today's attack is the eighth by Afghan forces on International Assistance Force troops within the past two weeks. The US government is pressing Afghanistan for solutions and the Taliban are ramping up their propaganda.

ISAF kills Taliban district governor, 'dozens' of fighters in Kunar airstrikes

The Taliban reportedly gathered in Chapah Darah district to conduct a public execution when they were targeted in an airstrike. A second strike in Watahpur, a known haven for al Qaeda and the Lashkar-e-Taiba, killed "many" insurgents, including foreigners.

Ammonium nitrate fertilizer is being smuggled into Afghanistan for IEDs

Fifty-two insurgents, including 12 commanders, were killed during an ISAF airstrike in Kunar province. The Taliban killed four civilians in an IED attack in Herat.

Iranian Currency Flows Into Afghanistan Markets