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UN reports mixed results on Afghan poppy crops

Afghanistan - US government funds may have gone to Taliban

Security forces killed and captured several Taliban and Haqqani Network commanders and members in Kandahar, Kapisa, Zabul, Khost, and Kunar. Three Taliban fighters and a farmer were killed in a premature detonation in Zabul. The Taliban killed four ISAF soldiers in separate attacks in the south.

Report: Osama bin Laden ordered Mumbai-style attacks in Europe

bin-laden-audiotape-oct-2010-thumb.jpgOsama bin Laden ordered the recent Mumbai-style plot against cities in Europe. Multiple like-minded jihadist organizations assisted al Qaeda in the operation.

NATO command strengthens Afghan Air Force

Senior Taliban commander based in Pakistan detained in Kandahar

The unnamed commander directed operations in Kandahar from the border city of Chaman in Pakistan. Chaman is a known command and control hub for Taliban operations in the Afghan south.

Bin Laden told partners to plan Mumbai-like attacks

Afghan village fights to keep Taliban at bay

Poll: US strikes unpopular in Pakistan tribal belt

US tense over Pakistan

NATO leaders see security gains in western Afghanistan

Afghan weavers return to looms

9/11 hijackers' mosque tied to recent terror plot against Europe

Mamoun-Darkazanli.jpgThe recently uncovered terrorist plot against Europe is tied to the same mosque frequented by some of the 9/11 hijackers. The Taiba mosque was closed in August 2010, just weeks after a key terror suspect who attended the mosque was detained in Afghanistan.

The Taliban killed five ISAF soldiers in separate attacks in the south and three civilians in a suicide attack in Kandahar. Security forces killed and captured several Taliban and Haqqani Network commanders and members in Kandahar, Uruzgan, Helmand, Ghazni, Zabul, Khost, Paktia, Kabul, Badghis, and Kunduz. ISAF admitted it accidentally killed four civilians in Ghazni.

Karzai brother to repay Kabul Bank

Germans, Britons linked to Europe plot killed in recent US Predator strike

Eight Germans and two Britons are said to have been killed in the same strike that killed an Islamic Jihad Group leader who trained Germans to return to their home country to carry out terror attacks.

Pakistan closes NATO supply route after latest US cross-border attack

Pakistan claimed three Frontier Corps troops were killed by ISAF helicopters. ISAF confirms its helicopters briefly engaged Haqqani Network forces across the border.

European terror plot begins to unravel

An increase in Predator strikes against al Qaeda groups in Pakistan and operations against the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan in northern Afghanistan is linked to a plot to carry out a Mumbai-like terror assault in several cities in Europe.

Britons training in Pakistan for UK terror attacks

ISAF killed a senior al Qaeda leader and an IED facilitator in an airstrike in Kunar. Security forces killed and captured several Taliban and Haqqani Network members in Kandahar, Helmand, Ghazni, Khost, and Paktia. The Taliban killed an ISAF soldier in the south.