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Sniper hunting




Coalition forces killed a Taliban and Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan commander in an airstrike in Baghlan. Security forces captured Taliban and Haqqani Network commanders and fighters in Kandahar, Khost, and Logar. Senators demanded the defense minister resign after a suicide bomber penetrated the ministry.




Zawahiri's brother-in-law killed in Afghanistan

Osama Hassan was a member of the Egyptian Islamic Group and may have played a role in getting that group's external faction to merge with al Qaeda in 2006.


Imran Khan in Taliban peace spotlight




ISAF says militants weak to face forces




Army Chief of Staff in Marjah bazaar




Taliban/IMU commander killed in airstrike in Afghan north

Mullah Abdul Fatah Haqqani commanded and controlled facilitation networks for "foreign fighters" in Baghlan.


In reversal, poppy production expanding in Afghanistan, UN says




Talks on US presence in Afghanistan after pullout unnerve region




Pakistanis flee troubled areas near Afghan border




Pentagon inquiry clears McChrystal of wrongdoing




Taliban suicide attack on Afghan MOD; protests in Parwan




A Taliban suicide bomber killed two soldiers inside the defense ministry in Kabul. The Taliban killed six policemen in an IED attack in Ghazni and kidnapped nine Iranian road workers in Farah. Security forces killed and captured several Taliban, HIG, Haqqani Network, and IMU commanders and fighters in Uruzgan, Ghazni, Khost, and Baghlan.




Taliban suicide bomber penetrates security at Ministry of Defense in Kabul

Two Afghan soldiers were killed in a shootout with the suicide bomber, who came close to top Afghan military leaders. The Taliban have launched nine suicide attacks in the past five days.


Pakistan - Terrorism: judicial flaws




US rift with Pakistan grows over drone strikes




ISAF captures IMU/Haqqani Network facilitators in Ghazni

One Haqqani Network commander "provided safe havens for foreign fighters traveling from Kunduz to Paktika province and Pakistan for tactical training and operations" while the other also worked for the al Qaeda-linked Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan.


ISAF captures Taliban/Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan commander in Afghan north

The raids highlight the integration of the IMU into the Taliban and the establishment of suicide camps in the Afghan north.


Pastor who burned Koran says he was duped into holding back




Attack on troops shows Taliban danger


 
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