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UN to decide removal of Taliban names from blacklist




Taliban suicide bombers killed 11 people in attacks in Wardak and Paktia. The Taliban killed an ISAF soldier in the south. Security forces killed and captured several Taliban commanders and fighters in Kandahar, Helmand, Khost, and Kunduz. Twenty-seven US senators called for a significant draw-down of US forces.




Taliban increased threat to Norway Afghanistan base




Jordanian al Qaeda fighter killed in US airstrike in eastern Afghanistan

Mahmoud Hamdan Nizal was killed while fighting for al Qaeda in the Bermel district in eastern Afghanistan.


Evaluating a spotter




Afghanistan named most dangerous country for women




US establishes contact with Mullah Omar




One voice or many for the Taliban, but pegged to a single name




First, take Nuristan: the Taliban's new Afghan plan




Afghans fearful of push to negotiate with Taliban




Taliban onslaught undermines peace effort




Security forces killed and captured several Taliban commanders and fighters in Kandahar, Helmand, Zabul, Logar, Wardak, Khost, Paktika, Nangarhar, Kunduz. Fifteen Taliban fighters reconciled in Herat after their commander was killed. The government officially requested that Pakistan turn over top Taliban commanders in their custody.




Pakistan wants tribal militias in militant hub




Focus of Afghan war is shifting eastward




Family and Taliban scare off actresses in Afghan film




As local militias expand in northern Afghanistan, tales of abuse follow




Secret US and Afghanistan talks could see troops stay for decades




ISAF stresses on continuation of PRTs operations in Afghan provinces




Zarqawi aide returns to Afghanistan to wage jihad for al Qaeda

Salahuddin-al-Maqdisi.jpgSalahuddin al Maqdisi, the brother of Abu Mohammed al Maqdisi and a former aide to slain al Qaeda in Iraq leader Abu Musab al Zarqawi, was released from Iranian custody and has recently returned to Afghanistan.


Security forces killed and captured several Taliban commanders and fighters in Kandahar, Helmand, Zabul, Wardak, Khost, Paktika, Nangarhar, Kunduz, Balkh, Baghlan, Jawzjan, and Sar-i-Pul. The Taliban killed two ISAF soldiers in the south. Thirty-five Taliban fighters reconciled in Balkh.


 
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