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US troops weather rockets, recoilless rifles, and grenades in Sabari

28grenade03_90.jpgA US patrol hunts insurgents in the village of Majiles in Sabari district. The aftermath of a grenade attack, which wounded six US troops, highlights the difficulty of partnered operations with Afghan forces.


State Department: Iran the 'most active state sponsor of terrorism'

The US State Department released its annual Country Reports on Terrorism yesterday. The report mentions Iran's support of the Taliban and refusal to bring senior al Qaeda terrorists to justice.


US to Arm Afghan Forces with Unique Equipment




Taliban says attacked British, U.N. offices in Kabul




Pakistan says it can bring Haqqani to peace talks




NATO shifts training focus to Afghan needs




Insurgent Attacks Take Toll on Afghan Civilians




The Taliban killed 24 civilians in a pair of bombings in Herat. Suicide bombers killed two security guards at a base in Paktia. Security forces killed and captured several Taliban and HIG commanders and fighters in Kandahar, Helmand, Zabul, Ghazni, Logar, Nangarhar, and Faryab.




In Pictures: US troops search for insurgent recoilless rifle team

04corn04_550-thumb.jpgEmbedded in Afghanistan: The search in Sabari district, Khost province, ended in a grenade attack that wounded six US soldiers.


Operation Badr: tracking the Taliban summer offensive in Jawzjan province

The Taliban have expanded the insurgency in northern Afghanistan.


The Taliban killed eight people in a bombing at a market in Uruzgan. Security forces killed and captured several Taliban and IMU commanders and fighters in Kandahar, Wardak, Paktia, Nangarhar, and Kunduz.




What cut? US continues to fund Pakistan military




Panetta: Bigger defense cuts would 'weaken' US




$360M lost to insurgents, criminals in Afghanistan




US Treasury designates 3 Jemaah Islamiyah operatives as terrorists




US State Department adds Mullah Sangeen to terrorist list

Sangeen-thumb.jpgThe senior Haqqani Network commander is the shadow governor of Paktika province in Afghanistan, aids "foreign fighters," plots attacks, and is behind the kidnapping of a US soldier.


Parwan assault latest in Taliban 'hit campaign' against hardened rivals




Taliban suicide bombers target a fuel depot in Kandahar




A suicide assault team killed four civilian guards in an attack on a fuel depot in Kandahar. Four Taliban fighters and a policeman were killed as the Taliban attempted to overrun a district center in Ghazni. Security forces killed and captured several Taliban commanders and fighters in Helmand, Kandahar, Zabul, Ghazni, Khost, and Logar.




Afghan widows form community on Kabul hill


 
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