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Afghan pilot kills 8 US troops, contractor in Kabul attack

The pilot is said to have opened fire on the ISAF troops after a dispute at North Kabul International Airport. The Taliban claimed the attack.

Pentagon lists mosques where al-Qaida recruited, reveals WikiLeaks

How many al Qaeda operatives are now left in Afghanistan?

ISAF killed al Qaeda's operations chief for Kunar in an April 14 airstrike. Security forces killed and captured several Taliban and Haqqani Network fighters in Helmand, Ghazni, Khost, Nangarhar, Laghman, Baghlan, and Badghis. Seventy-one Taliban fighters who escaped from a jail in Kandahar have been captured.

Taliban prison break may lead to military and political setback

Dossier shows push for more terror attacks after 9/11

Helmand River assessment

Saudi al Qaeda leader killed in Kunar airstrike

Abu-Hafs-al-Najdi.JPGAbu Hafs al Najdi, a Qaeda's operations chief in Kunar, was wanted by the Saudi government. ISAF said "more than 25 al Qaeda leaders and fighters" have been killed in Afghanistan over the past month.

The growing threat of militants in a corner of Central Asia

US watchdog questions management of Afghan police

Afghan local police stoke fears of new-generation militia

Afghanistan - 453 militant leaders arrested or killed so far this year: ISAF

Hundreds of Taliban break out of Kandahar jail

Libyan, once a detainee, is now a US ally of sorts

Judging detainees' risk, often with flawed evidence

More than 450 Taliban members, including more than 100 leaders, escaped from a prison in Kandahar City; two escapees have been killed and 24 more captured. Security forces killed and captured several Taliban, HIG, and Haqqani Network fighters in Uruzgan, Kandahar, Logar, Kunduz, Ghazni, Khost, Wardak, Nangarhar, Baghlan, and Badghis.

More than 450 Taliban leaders, fighters escape from Kandahar jail

The Taliban claimed they spent five months digging a 350-meter tunnel to a cell underneath the Sarposa prison in Kandahar City. More than 100 Taliban commanders are said to be among the escapees.

400 inmates, some Taliban, escape Afghan prison

WikiLeaks discloses new details on whereabouts of al-Qaeda leaders on 9/11

In an Afghan village, living in fear of both sides