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The Taliban torched upwards of 400 fuel tankers and supply trucks in an attack on a trucking terminal in Kabul province. Several drivers are reported to be missing. The military said it killed six Taliban fighters in Badakhshan and 11 more in operations in Nangarhar, Kunduz, and Kandahar.

Taliban torch hundreds of fuel tankers in Kabul

A police official said more than 400 fuel and supply trucks were destroyed by the Taliban last night in an attack on a trucking terminal just outside the Afghan capital.

A suicide bomber killed eight members of the Afghan National Air Force in an attack on a bus in the capital of Kabul. The Taliban claimed the suicide attack in Kabul. Security forces captured nine members of a suicide cell in Khost.

Iran's near invisible Quds Force commander

Afghan monthly casualties increase in June

Pakistani army begins ground offensive against Taliban

Taliban hold territory after Afghan offensive

Taliban hold territory after Afghan offensive

Taliban battle to regain areas of key southern province

The Taliban have been fighting in Helmand's Sangin district for the past week, and are said to be in control of many areas.

Taliban Mount Major Assault in Afghanistan

Sudden Taliban attack raises concerns about effectiveness of Afghan army

US now wrestling with intelligence gaps in Iraq

Nearly 1,000 Taliban fighters launched a coordinated attack on police checkpoints in the Sangin district in Helmand province. At least 35 civilians and 35 Afghan soldiers, as well as scores of Taliban fighters were killed. The fighting has spread to Kajaki, Musa Qala, and Now Zad. A US Marine was also killed in fighting in Helmand.

Ex-Guantanamo detainee arrested in Spain tied to infamous al Qaeda cell

Lahcen Ikassrien, an ex-Guantanamo detainee, was arrested earlier this month in Spain. Leaked State Department cables and a threat assessment authored by Joint Task Force Guantanamo link Ikassrien to an al Qaeda cell run by one of Osama bin Laden's most trusted operatives in pre-9/11 Europe.

LeT designation notes group's recent attack in western Afghanistan

A Christian Convert, on the Run in Afghanistan

Morten Storm's new book describes double life as jihadist/spy

The military claimed it killed 55 Taliban fighters in operations throughout the country. A Taliban suicide bomber killed two policemen in Zabul. Two women were burned to death in a Taliban IED attack that targeted a fuel tanker in Laghman.

The Taliban killed two poll workers and a policeman in an attack on a convoy that was transporting ballots in Helmand, and five members of a family in an IED attack in Kandahar. The United Nations said that al Qaeda and allied groups remain a major threat to Afghanistan and the wider region.

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham's quiet war minister

Little is publicly known about the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham's war minister. But he was appointed in April 2010 and the war ministry he leads has been in charge of planning the group's operations in the past.