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Ex-Gitmo detainee killed in Afghanistan

A former Guantanamo detainee named Sabar Lal Melma was shot by security forces in Afghanistan. According to ISAF, Melma was a "key affiliate of the al Qaeda network." Melma was once a senior Afghan official in charge of border security in Kunar province. Leaked files allege that he allowed al Qaeda members to escape Afghanistan.

Former jihadist at the heart of Libya's revolution

Pakistani Taliban kidnap 25 boys in northwest

A Taliban spokesman confirmed that the boys were kidnapped two days ago by fighters from the Bajaur tribal agency.

CIA shifts focus to killing targets

NATO races to secure violent, porous Afghanistan-Pakistan border

In Libya, Former Enemy Is Recast in Role of Ally

Mother of 9/11 '20th hijacker': I was blind to son's extremism

The Taliban killed four policemen in a rocket attack in Bamyan. Pakistani Taliban leader Faqir Mohammad is said to have kidnapped more than 30 boys who crossed from Bajaur into Kunar.

Afghans anxious about exit of foreign troops, worry that country will plunge into civil war

AQAP releases biography for ex-Gitmo detainee turned 'martyr'

Salman-al-Sanaani.jpgAQAP has released a biography commemorating former Guantanamo detainee Hani Abdo Shaalan. In the video, AQAP claims that Shaalan was killed in an American airstrike in December 2009. Previously, the Yemeni government claimed that Shaalan was killed during a shootout with government forces.

Petraeus Retires, With a Warning

Kunar Taliban support education process

Eight Taliban fighters were killed in a premature detonation in Kandahar. Security forces captured several Taliban fighters in Helmand and Baghlan. Forty Afghan Local Police quit in Kapisa.

Afghan Aid Worker Not Blind To Taliban Threats

German Officials Alarmed by Ex-Rapper's New Message: Jihad

Pakistani fertilizer fuels Afghan bombs

US counterterror chief: al-Qaida on 'steady slide'

Karzai May Have Met Taliban Envoy During Saudi Visit

Security forces killed and captured several Taliban fighters in Helmand, Zabul, Khost, and Wardak. The Taliban killed an ISAF soldier in an IED attack in the east.

Intercepted phone calls plotted attack on Intercontinental Hotel