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Afghanistan peace jirga's unlikely critics: victims of war crimes

Afghan police failings fuelling Taliban recruitment, say UK army chiefs

Commander: Afghanistan/Eastern Command at 'Critical Moment™

Afghan security forces killed five Taliban fighters and detained nine more, including a commander, in Wardak, and killed five more fighters in Zabul. The Taliban killed eight civilians in Helmand and an ISAF soldier in the south.

Israeli strike echoes in Pakistan

Equal numbers of Afghan troops to fight Taliban

An attempted Taliban attack on the national peace jirga was defeated by Afghan security forces; two suicide bombers were killed and one was captured. Coalition and Afghan forces captured the Taliban's shadow governor of Baghlan; one Taliban fighter was killed during the raid. The Taliban killed a British Royal Marine in Helmand.

Newly minted Taliban shadow governor in Afghan north captured

The unnamed commander spent only two days in the top leadership position in Baghlan; his predecessor was killed just two days before he took command.

First all-Afghan trial opens in US jail at Bagram

Taliban attempt to justify violence against Afghan peace jirga

Suicide bombers try to disrupt start of Afghan peace meeting

Taleban suicide squad attacks peace talks in Kabul

Afghan police earn poor grade for mission in Marja

On the death of Mustafa Abu Yazid

Taliban term Afghan peace Jirga as phony and vow to continue war

Afghan commandos retook control of the Barg-e-Matal district in Nuristan from the Taliban. Coalition and Afghan forces captured "several" Haqqani network commanders and fighters and a Taliban sub-commander in Khost and Zabul, and killed "several" Taliban fighters in Farah. The Taliban killed an ISAF soldier in an IED attack in the south.

Pakistan plays long game in Afghan peace drive

Insurgents in Kandahar's undergrowth drag Nato forces into 'green hell'

Afghan commandos retake eastern district from the Taliban

The district of Barg-e-Matal has been secured just two days after it fell to the Taliban.

Taliban driven from Afghan district