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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




Pro-Taliban Islamist politician again targeted in Pakistan's northwest




The Obama administration is debating the pace of the drawdown of US forces in Afghanistan. ISAF troops in Kandahar killed two Afghans after opening fire on a car that attempted to ram into the soldiers. Security forces killed and captured several Taliban, HIG, and Haqqani Network commanders and fighters in Kandahar, Zabul, Khost, and Logar.




US military deploys drones above Fukushima, Libya




War's a farce in Afghan truce village




Within Obama's war cabinet, a looming battle over pace of Afghanistan drawdown




Signs of strain as Taliban gird for more fighting




Karzai sacks official after women sing without headscarves




Security forces killed and captured several Taliban and Haqqani Network commanders and fighters in Baghlan, Kunar, Khost, and Logar. The Taliban killed an ISAF soldier in the east. A suicide bomber wounded nine people in Kapisa.


 
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