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Security in Afghanistan's Logar Province on Edge After Jamal Death, Ahead of Loya Jirga

The Taliban killed three intelligence officials in an IED attack in Khost. On Nov. 3, Afghan forces killed nine Taliban fighters while repelling an attack in Ghazni. Gulbuddin Hekmatyar's nephew was arrested for the murders of a policeman and a civilian.

NATO plans bigger exercises as it winds down Afghan mission

Interview: A Continued US Presence In Afghanistan 'Will Help Prevent Civil War'

Syrians boost Stockholm population growth

Pakistani Taliban name Mullah Fazlullah as new emir

Fazlullah-Umar-Media-video-SITE.jpgThe firebrand cleric from Swat replaces Hakeemullah Mehsud to lead the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan. Fazlullah led the Taliban takeover of Swat and neighboring districts in 2007. He is currently sheltering in Afghanistan's Kunar province.

The bodies of seven Afghan soldiers who were captured by the Taliban last week and then executed were found in Zabul. Security forces killed seven Taliban fighters in Kandahar, Wardak, and Paktika. The NDS captured a Taliban suicide attack planner and executioner in Paktika.

Inside Syrian town living under al Qaeda reign of fear

US trashes, sells its unwanted gear in Afghanistan

Afghan Militant Group Faces Unusual Discontent

Afghan Parliament Demands Follow-Up To Infamous Baghlan Killings

Tajik leader extending long rule in volatile region

A Taliban suicide bomber killed a British soldier in Lashkar Gah in Helmand; another suicide bomber killed only himself in Spin Boldak in Kandahar. Five Taliban fighters and a policeman were killed in a clash in Nangarhar. Security forces captured two IMU fighters in Kabul.

Afghan intel captures 2 IMU fighters in Kabul

IMU-Pak-training-camp-SITE.jpgThe Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan fighters trained in Pakistan's Taliban-controlled tribal agency of North Waziristan and were involved in recent fighting in the northeastern Afghan province of Badakhshan.

Insecurity in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province restricts voter registration teams

US troops stay vigilant in combating insider threat

Afghan security officials claimed that police and army units killed 17 Taliban fighters during operations. The Taliban killed an ISAF soldier on Nov. 3. President Karzai denounced the US' killing of Pakistani Taliban emir Hakeemullah Mehsud.

As US withdraws from Afghanistan, poppy trade it spent billions fighting still flourishes

American, NATO officials offer mixed reports on readiness of Afghan troops ahead of withdrawal

Afghanistan - Neighbors' Concerns Irrelevant to BSA Signing: MPs