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Afghanistan: Profiting by posing as the Taliban




The Taliban killed four security officials in a suicide assault in Kandahar and killed an ISAF soldier in the east. Security forces killed and captured scores of Taliban, HIG, and Haqqani Network commanders and fighters in Helmand, Uruzgan, Parwan, Kandahar, Ghazni, Wardak, Logar, and Faryab. A Taliban fighter in Sar-i-Pul was killed after locals refused to pay a mandatory tax.




Special operations forces raid 'Taliban safe haven' in Afghan north

ISAF identified another "safe haven," this time in the district of Qaisar in Faryab. Special operations teams also killed the Afghan policeman who killed two ISAF troops in Faryab on April 4.


Al-Qaeda 'setting up training centres in Afghanistan'




Taliban suicide assault team strikes Kandahar police, kills 6

The Mullah Dadullah Front, a radical Taliban subgroup closely linked to al Qaeda, is likely behind today's complex attack.


Al Qaeda never left Kunar, and other problems with US intel




Obama to get new war policy team




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.


 
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