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Afghan, US soldiers hunt down, capture elusive Taliban commander




Taliban in financial trouble, general says




US and Afghan troops killed 20 Haqqani network fighters during their failed assault on a US base in Paktika. Coalition and Afghan forces killed and captured several terrorist commanders and fighters in Takhar, Paktika, Ghazni, Logar, and Helmand. Six Taliban fighters were killed in premature detonations.




Petraeus: Reconciliation with senior Taliban holds promise




Who cares about the Afghan schoolgirls?




20 Haqqani Network fighters killed in failed assault on US base in Paktika

The attack is the third on a US outpost in eastern Afghanistan in four days.


Uzbek terror commander serving as Taliban shadow governor killed by US special forces

Mohammed Amin , a senior Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan commander, served as the Taliban's deputy shadow governor for Takhar province. ISAF and Afghan forces have pursued the IMU in the north over the past month.


Karzai's brother calls for US to shore up Kabul Bank as withdrawals accelerate




Near Kandahar, the prize is an empty town




Flood-hit Pakistanis and Afghans may cross to Iran: UNHCR




Pakistan's military rises to the fore




Taliban noose around Wardak tightens




The Taliban killed Kandahar province's hajj and pilgrimage chief in an IED attack and an ISAF soldier in the south. Combined forces killed and captured several Taliban leaders and fighters in Nangarhar, Logar, Khost, Ghazni, Helmand, Kandahar, and Kunduz.




US Treasury sanctions Pakistani Taliban, top two leaders

Hakeemullah Mehsud and Waliur Rehman Mehsud have been designated as specially designated global terrorists for their sponsorship of terrorist acts in Pakistan, Afghanistan, and the US.


Gas sickened girls in Afghan schools




Afghan central bank insists Kabul Bank is sound




Birthplace of the Taliban: the next battleground




20 million acres of land seized in Afghanistan




In Central Asia, a new headache for US policy




19 Taliban fighters killed in raid in Kunar

A combined US and Afghan force air assaulted into a Taliban stronghold in the Pech district, a known haven for al Qaeda.
 
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