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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.

Evolution of militancy: Al Qaeda, Taliban grooming new leadership

Taliban exploits Afghan riots over Koran burning

Inside the massacre at Afghan compound

Afghan border policeman kills two ISAF troops

Two policemen were killed in Koran-burning protests in Kandahar. The Taliban killed four Afghan soldiers in Wardak and Khost. Security forces killed and captured dozens of Taliban and Haqqani Network commanders and fighters in Helmand, Zabul, Khost, Paktia, Baghlan, Kunduz, Kunar, and Uruzgan.

UN blames Florida pastor for violence in Mazar-e-Sharif

US pastor unbowed, vows new anti-Islam protest

Afghans continue to denounce Koran burning

'Reintegrated' Taliban may be behind slaughter at UN compound in Mazar-i-Sharif

Afghanistan: Obama condemns killings of UN staff

UN launches investigation into Afghanistan murders

Ex-mujahedeen help lead Libyan rebels

Ten Afghans in Kandahar were killed in violent protests over a Koran burning in the US. US troops killed four Taliban suicide bombers in Kabul. Security forces killed and captured several Taliban, HIG, and Haqqani Network commanders and fighters in Kandahar, Zabul, Khost, Logar, Kunduz, Jawzjan, and Kunar.

US troops defeat Taliban suicide assault on Kabul base

Four Taliban suicide bombers were killed while attempting to storm Camp Phoenix in the Afghan capital. The attack takes place as violent protests occur in Kandahar and Mazar-i-Sharif.

Ex-Gitmo detainee training Libyan rebels in Derna

A former Guantanamo detainee named Sufyan Ben Qumu is training Derna's rebels. Declassified memos prepared at Gitmo note that Qumu was a member of the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group's military committee, trained at Osama bin Laden's camps, worked for al Qaeda front companies, and was a known "extremist" with "no qualms about committing terrorist acts."

Five Nepalese security guards and three UN workers were killed after a mob overran a UN compound during a protest against the burning of a Koran in the US. Twenty-five Taliban fighters and six US soldiers were killed in heavy fighting in Kunar. Security forces killed and captured several Taliban and Haqqani Network commanders and fighters in Helmand, Kandahar, Paktika, and Kunduz.

Afghan mob storms UN compound, kills foreigners over Koran burning

Afghanistan: 'New Kabul' to be built north of war-torn capital