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Security forces killed 15 Taliban fighters during operations nationwide. The Taliban killed two security guards in Herat. The minister of higher education and two members of parliament survived an IED attack in Baghlan.

Taliban district shadow governor arrested in Herat; infighting prompts Taliban defections

US, International Community Will Stand by Afghanistan Beyond 2024: Crocker

Khadr's lawyers urge decision on return to Canada

Pakistan accused of seizing Afghan territory

A suicide bomber killed a prominent Afghan member of parliament, the western zone police commander, a provincial intelligence chief, and several senior Afghan officials, in an attack at a wedding in Samangan. The Taliban killed a district governor in Herat and an ISAF soldier in the east.

In Egypt's Sinai desert, Islamic militants gaining new foothold

Suicide bomber kills Afghan MP, 22 others at wedding

Also killed were the western zone police commander and the chief of the National Directorate of Security in Samangan province.

Afghanistan - Militants Defect to Government Citing Divisions Among Insurgents

The Taliban killed the head of women's affairs in a bombing in Laghman and an ISAF soldier in an IED attack in the south. President Karzai said Mullah Omar can be president of Afghanistan. The defense ministry said that attacks against Afghan forces are up by 40 percent.

Troops try to balance dual role

Militants flee Pakistan after cross-border attack

Al-Qaeda tries to carve out a war for itself in Syria

Jordanian jihadist killed in fighting in eastern Afghanistan

Abu Abdul Rahman al Aseer al Urduni was killed during recent fighting in Ghazni province, a known al Qaeda stronghold.

US, Pakistan to ink new deal on NATO supply routes

Mullah Omar could be Afghan president, Hamid Karzai says

Days after woman executed, Karzai asks Taliban to enter politics

Security forces killed 13 Taliban fighters. The Taliban killed a reporter and another man in Helmand. Sixteen Taliban fighters in Herat defected and joined the government.

Bin Laden loyalist transferred from Guantanamo to Sudan

Ibrahim-Ahmed-Mahmoud-al-Qosi.jpgIbrahim al Qosi served Osama bin Laden and al Qaeda for years in a variety of capacities. Leaked and declassified files portray him as an experienced combat veteran who fought in Chechnya and Afghanistan. As a courier, he may have delivered money to the operatives who attempted to kill Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak in 1995.

ISAF asked to deploy local police to Nangarhar