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Turns Out Mullah Omar Was Never on the FBI's Top Terrorists List

The US Congress urged Twitter to shut down the official Taliban Twitter accounts. The Afghan government has agreed to the presence of a Taliban office in Qatar. Afghan forces are now responsible for Daikundi and Samangan provinces. Six insurgents were killed and six were arrested during operations in several provinces.

Omar no longer on FBI's most wanted list

Two New Afghan Provinces to Be Handed Over to Afghan Forces

Mission impossible for Pakistani progressives?

China gets approval for Afghanistan oil exploration bid

Afghanistan to Disband Critical Infrastructure Police

US military urges more trust with Pakistan after probe

Lebanese al Qaeda operative eulogizes Jordanian killed in Afghanistan

Abu Zubaydah al Lubnani praised Abu Kandahar al Zarqawi, who was killed by US forces in late 2010. Before his death, Abu Kandahar helped several "brothers who went to fight."

Ten tribal elders were among the 20 people killed in yesterday's suicide attack in Takhar. ISAF killed four Taliban fighters during an airstrike in Nangarhar. The Afghan Army said that commandos are now capable of conducting night raids.

'No contact with Taliban' over political office

USMC dismantles a firebase in Helmand

Al-Qaida leadership almost wiped out in Pakistan, British officials believe

Karzai Does Not Trust Security Forces, Former Spy Chief Says

Exclusive: Afghanistan sets ground rules for Taliban talks

US Preparing for Pakistan to Restrict Support for Afghan War

Takhar attack: Taliban continue their campaign against political rivals

The assassination of Alhaj Mutalib Baig in Takhar province marks the latest victim in a string of attacks against former United Islamic Front commanders in northern Afghanistan. Members of the Taliban and the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan are blamed for the attack.

A suicide bomber struck a funeral gathering in northern Afghanistan, killing 20 people, including a member of parliament. The Taliban killed an ISAF solider in the east. Afghan soldiers killed a top Taliban leader, Mullah Tayeb, and four of his men in Farah province. The Ministry of the Interior said 30 militants have been killed in security operations.

Congress calls on Twitter to block Taliban

Suicide bomber kills 20 Afghans, including member of parliament, at funeral

The member of parliament served as the police chief of Takhar and Kunduz before taking office. The attack was likely carried out by the al Qaeda-linked Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan.