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Mullah Fazlullah's Rise to Chief of the Pakistani Taliban Complicates Islamabad's Ties With Afghanistan

The Taliban killed three students in a bombing in Farah and an ISAF soldier in an IED attack in the south. The US transferred FOB Salerno in Khost to Afghan forces. The UN said the poppy harvest has increased by 36% since last year.

Afghan Companies With Insurgent Ties Still Receive US Contracts

Nasiruddin Haqqani, a top leader in the Haqqani Network, was gunned down in Islamabad, Pakistan. The Ministry of Interior claimed that 28 Taliban fighters were killed during operations throughout the country. Tribal leaders and clerics oppose the Bilateral Security Agreement with the US.

Security forces killed 18 "rebels" in airstrikes in Zabul, five more in Helmand. The Ministry of Defense rejected a US military report that claimed casualties suffered by Afghan National Security Forces have risen by 79% over the past year.

Do not overlook troops still in Afghanistan, warn UK military figures

US continues to claim al Qaeda's presence in Afghanistan is minimal

Although Obama administration officials and the military have stated for the past four years that al Qaeda has a minimal presence in Afghanistan, the group and its allies continue to sustain operations in the country.

US Admonishes Afghanistan on Prisoner Releases

Nationwide Poppy Production Rises in Afghanistan in 2013

ISAF Spokesman Discusses Afghan Election Security, BSA

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