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Taliban condemn Loya Jirga's endorsement of Afghan-US security deal

Taliban-Linked Provincial Candidates Worry Ghazni Officials

Adulterers may be stoned under new Afghan law, official says

Afghan elders want President Karzai to sign the Bilateral Security Agreement; Karzai insisted it wouldn't be signed until after elections in April 2014. Police killed five Taliban fighters. Two people were killed in a bombing in Nangarhar. A border policemen killed two of his colleagues in Kandahar.

America forgetting lessons of Iraq, Afghanistan, general says

Mujadadi Claims He Will Leave Afghanistan if BSA Not Signed

Seven Taliban fighters were killed in a premature detonation inside a mosque in Nangarhar. The Afghan government accused ISAF of killing two civilians in a night raid; ISAF said the two people killed were Taliban fighters. The Taliban killed an Afghan soldier in an IED attack in Khost.

Afghanistan's Loya Jirga delegates back US jurisdiction over troops

Muzhda Confirms Talks With Taliban

President Karzai rejected a US ultimatum to approve the Bilateral Security Agreement by the end of the year. Security forces killed 12 Taliban fighters during operations in Kabul, Balkh, Wardak, Logar, Nimroz, Kandahar, and Helmand. "Gunmen" kidnapped and then executed two health workers in Helmand.

Analysis: Targeted killing of Haqqani leaders a successful tactic that falls short of an effective strategy

The recent deaths of top Haqqani Network leaders Nasiruddin Haqqani and Ahmad Jan will hurt the organization, but without a comprehensive strategy to fight jihadist groups beyond the tactic of targeted killings, will not lead to its collapse.

President Karzai wants to delay signing the Bilateral Security Agreement with the US until after elections in April 2014. Seven Taliban fighters were killed in an airstrike in Nuristan. The Taliban killed four people in a possible suicide attack in Kandahar. Police captured a teenaged suicide bomber in Khost.

Saboteurs attempting to disrupt Afghanistan's Loya Jirga held with explosives, arms

Afghan political analyst with Taliban links has reportedly escaped

Exclusive: US May Have Let 'Dozens' of Terrorists Into Country As Refugees

Taliban rejects UN report regarding group's casualties

Islamic Association of Students Rallies Opposition to BSA

The Taliban killed seven children in an IED attack in Paktika and four civilians in bombings in Zabul and Kandahar. Security forces killed 10 Taliban fighters. The Afghan government is reportedly still balking over the language of the Bilateral Security Agreement with the US.

In Afghanistan, clinic funded by US military closes because of lack of government support

The Taliban beheaded six construction workers in Kandahar, and killed two policemen in an IED attack in Kabul and an ISAF soldier in the south.