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Afghan officials: 2-3 men suspected in UN attack

The governor of Kunar said 132 Taliban fighters have been killed, 20 have been wounded, and 47 more have been captured during an ongoing operation. US troops killed seven Taliban fighters who assaulted a base in Nangarhar. Several Taliban commanders and fighters were killed or captured in Nangarhar, Kandahar, Helmand, Zabul, and Khost. Two ISAF troops were killed in a friendly fire incident in the south.

Al-Qaeda's unfinished work

Islamists prepare for new role

As Afghanistan braces for the spring fighting season, the US hopes its preparation has paid off

White House: Pakistan is failing to defeat militants

White House assails Pakistan effort on militants

Taliban exploit tensions seething in Afghan society

Combat in Baghdis

ISAF captures al Qaeda's top Kunar commander

Abu Ikhlas al Masri served as al Qaeda's Kunar operations commander before he was captured in a special operations raid in Kunar in December 2010. Kunar remains an al Qaeda haven.

US troops defeat Taliban assault on base in Nangarhar

A Taliban force of 25 fighters attacked Forward Operating Base Fenty in Nangarhar province, but was routed by US troops guarding the base.

Norwegian aid organization: 'No Afghan pullout, just changes'

Security forces killed and captured several Taliban, HIG, and Haqqani Network commanders and fighters in Helmand, Kandahar, Ghazni, Khost, Paktia, Logar, Nangarhar, Baghlan, and Sar-i-Pul. The Taliban killed four policemen in Farah and allowed cell phone companies to turn on the service in Helmand.

Coalition forces in Helmand claim insurgents defeat

Probe: No 'causal relation' between Army commander, Afghan killings

UN to probe delay in Afghan response

Afghan religious clerics slam attack on UN office

A border policeman killed two US soldiers in Faryab. The Taliban killed a civilian in a sucide attack in Helmand and an ISAF soldier in the east. Security forces killed and captured dozens of Taliban and Haqqani Network commanders and fighters in Helmand, Kandahar, Zabul, Khost, Paktika, Logar, and Kunar.

Karzai's role in Koran burning protests again reveals divide with US

ISAF, Afghan forces kill Taliban suicide network leader in Kunduz

Shamsullah directed multiple suicide attacks in the Afghan north, including three large attacks since the end of February.