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Controversial raid in Takhar sparks deadly protest




Iran could play role in al-Qaida, post-bin Laden




Taliban kill 13 in Nangarhar suicide attack




A suicide bomber killed 13 people in Nangarhar. Afghan troops killed 12 Afghans in Takhar who protested a US raid that targeted an IMU leader and resulted in four insurgents killed. Security forces killed and captured scores of Taliban, Haqqani Network, and Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan commanders and fighters in Kandahar, Khost, Paktika, Logar, Badghis, and Takhar. The Taliban killed an ISAF soldier in the south.




The Gitmo Files: An agent of Iran

Hamdullah.pngA leaked threat assessment prepared at Guantanamo describes one current detainee and his father as "Iranian agents." The detainee, Haji Hamidullah, allegedly "murdered 71 people." The leaked file connects several others to Iran, including two members of Hamid Karzai's government.


Trouble ahead in Pakistan's new US phase




Pakistan woos insurgent group




CIA flew stealth drones into Pakistan to monitor bin Laden house




Pakistani troops and NATO helicopters exchanged fire on the border. Security forces killed and captured scores of Taliban and Haqqani Network commanders and fighters in Helmand, Kandahar, Khost, Nangarhar, Paktika, and Ghazni.




Lawmakers angry with Pakistan warn of cuts in aid




AP sources: Raiders knew mission a one-shot deal




Afghan police sometimes high on drugs, British commander tells inquest




Pakistani troops open fire on ISAF helicopters at Afghan border

Two Pakistani soldiers were wounded. Pakistan claimed that US helicopters had crossed the border and opened fire.


US balks at Pakistani bills




US speeds up direct talks with Taliban




Most Afghans welcome bin Laden death




The Taliban killed four ISAF soldiers in an IED attack in the south and three civilians in a mortar attack in Kunar. Security forces killed and captured scores of Taliban and Haqqani Network commanders and fighters in Kandahar, Khost, Paktia, Wardak, Logar, Baghlan, Balkh, and Faryab. Forty Taliban fighters reconciled with the government in Takhar.




Saleh on 60 Minutes




Securing a grape-drying house




Senior Haqqani Network leader captured in Khost

The Haqqani Network commander is the brother of Jan Baz Zadran, who is considered to be the thrid in command of the al Qaeda-linked Haqqani Network.
 
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