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Afghan villagers rise up against Taliban in Nangarhar province




Trial of jihadist cleric expected to highlight ex-Guantanamo detainee's al Qaeda role

Feroz Ali Abbasi was once held at Guantanamo and US officials have accused him of agreeing to take part in al Qaeda's attacks against the West. He was transferred to Britain in 2005, but his story is a key part of the case against Abu Hamza al Masri, whose trial began this week in New York.


Anxious China emerges as diplomatic player in Afghanistan




Pakistan - 108 kidnapped tribesmen released




Iran's one-stop shop for US Army gear




Inside the FBI's secret relationship with special operations




Officials: Despite Afghan election success, insurgents remain active




One dead as gunmen attack NATO trucks in Jamrud




Taliban's shadow governor for Kunar reported killed in US airstrike

Noor Qasim Sabari, the shadow governor of Kunar, is said to have been killed in a US airstrike along with seven senior commanders in the province.


Dozens killed in Taliban infighting in South Waziristan




Jordan rearrests ex-Gitmo detainee once deemed a 'high' risk

A former Guantanamo detainee named Osama Abu Kabir has been arrested in Jordan. The charges have not been made public, but his arrest seems to be connected to Jordanian concerns about the jihad in Syria.


In Taliban stronghold, a scared electorate




Afghans vote in landmark poll, undeterred by threats




Former Guantanamo detainee killed while leading jihadist group in Syria

Ibrahim Bin Shakaran, a Moroccan who spent more than three years at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility before being freed, has been killed while leading Sham al Islam in Latakia. Bin Shakaran had run a recruiting network for Abu Musab al Zarqawi after being released by the US.


Afghans largely left to monitor their own election




A Taliban suicide bomber dressed in a military uniform killed six policemen in an attack at the Interior Ministry in Kabul. Afghan officials claimed that a Taliban suicide bomber killed 15 Taliban commanders in Ghazni. The Taliban claimed it has the plans for election security.




Restoring Its Legacy, Moscow Invests In Future In Afghanistan




British sniper in Afghanistan kills six Taliban with one bullet




Leftover US equipment in Afghanistan up for grabs for Pakistan




Afghan Forces Launch Coordinated Assaults Nationwide


 
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