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Uzbeks, Germans reported killed in Pakistan airstrikes

Unconfirmed reports indicate that 33 Uzbeks and three Germans are among those killed in Pakistani airstrikes in North Waziristan.

Yesterday, a Taliban suicide assault team killed an ISAF soldier and two civilians in an attack on a base in Kandahar. Security forces killed 16 Taliban fighters, including a leader in Ghazni, during raids throughout the country. The Taliban killed three civlians in an IED attack in Kandahar.

Turkish authorities arrest ex-Gitmo detainee in raids against al Qaeda cells

An ex-Guantanamo detainee, Ibrahim Sen, was arrested in Turkey on Jan. 14. Sen is accused of being an important al Qaeda facilitator and leader.

Afghan Taliban suicide team kills ISAF soldier in assault on base

The suicide assault that targeted an Afghan and Coalition base in Kandahar's Zhari district is the second such attack in Afghanistan in four days.

Kabul restaurant attack throws aid work into peril

Afghan Officials Suggest Pakistani Link to Massacre

The end of an era in Kabul: Taliban attack on cherished restaurant shatters illusion of oasis

The Taliban killed three policemen and two soldiers in Sar-i-Pul, Kandahar, and Uruzgan, and three civilians in Helmand. The Taliban denounced the US's offer of peace talks. President Karzai said the US must end airstrikes in Afghanistan before the Bilateral Security Agreement is signed.

Afghan Senate Repeats Calls for BSA Signing

Afghan Taliban reject US call for peace talks

Zabihullah Mujahid rejected the US' call for the group to "put down their arms and begin peace talks," a request that was made just one day after a Taliban suicide assault team killed 21 people, including two Americans, at a restaurant in Kabul.

A Taliban suicide assault team killed 21 people, including 13 foreigners, in an attack at a restaurant in Kabul yesterday. The Taliban said the suicide assault was carried out to avenge a raid in Parwan. The Taliban killed four border policemen in Khost, three soccer players in Kandahar, and an intelligence officer in Uruzgan. The US killed nine Taliban fighters, including five Pakistanis, in an airstrike in Nuristan.

Taliban say Kabul suicide assault was response to ISAF raid in Parwan

Marine killed in Afghanistan is awarded Navy Cross

Taliban suicide assault team targets foreigners in Kabul

Fourteen people, including the International Monetary Fund's representative to Afghanistan, are reported to have been killed in the attack on a restaurant in a secured area of the capital.

With Afghan drawdown ongoing, US to set up center in Bahrain to continue anti-drug efforts

Afghan, US forces target Haqqani-linked Taliban leader in Parwan

Qari Nazar Gul, the deputy shadow governor for Parwan province, is linked to the Haqqani Network and "transports weapons, fighters and suicide bombers" into Parwan and Kabul. Ten Taliban fighters, a US Special Forces soldier, and two civilians were killed during the raid.

Ten Taliban fighters, an ISAF soldier, and two civilians were killed after Afghan and Coalition forces targeted a Haqqani Network-linked Taliban commander in Parwan province. President Karzai claimed ISAF killed seven children during the Parwan clash. Security forces killed four Taliban fighters in Herat.

One Taliban fighter and one policeman were killed during a clash in Sar-i-Pul. The Taliban killed an ISAF soldier in a firefight in the east. The Taliban are circulating a video of the only US soldier in their custody. The US inspector general said the counternarcotics effort is failing.

Security guards killed a suicide bomber in Kabul. Three Afghan Local Police officers were stabbed to death by the Taliban with the help of their colleagues. Seven of the 88 prisoners that the government wants to free from Bagram are involved in green-on-blue attacks. Twenty Taliban fighters reconciled with the government in Baghlan.

7 Afghans involved in green-on-blue attacks may be freed