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US adds Saudi al Qaeda leader in Afghanistan to terror list

Mansur al Harbi runs an al Qaeda training camp in Afghanistan, and helps foreign fighters enter the country. He has close ties to top al Qaeda leaders, including Saif al Adel.

Afghanistan - Pak Army officers accused of aiding Nuristan rebels

Afghan Commerce Minister Wary of Antagonizing Pakistan

The 7oz helicopter that could help beat the Taliban

The Taliban killed six Afghan soldiers in Musa Qala in Helmand; 11 policemen defected to the Taliban in Musa Qala. The Taliban killed a district police chief in Ghor and an ISAF soldier in the south. Police killed six Taliban fighters in Logar, Ghazni, and Herat.

World won't abandon Afghanistan: ISAF

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.