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Prison escapee evolves into Qaeda-backed jailbreak artist

The Taliban killed a district governor and 19 civilians in a suicide bombing at a mosque in Kunduz, and killed five children in a bombing in Baghlan. The Interior Ministry claimed that 57 Taliban fighters were killed during operations throughout the country.

Suicide bomber kills district chief in attack at Kunduz mosque

The Taliban killed 15 security officials, including a police chief and the deputy intelligence chief during an ambush in Farah. Security officials claimed that 32 Taliban fighters have been killed during operations throughout Afghanistan. The Interior Ministry wants the government to execute captured would-be suicide bombers.

'Black budget' summary details US spy network's successes, failures and objectives

Taliban killed 15 Afghan policemen in ambush

Three major clashes between the Taliban and Afghan security forces have been reported on the Herat-Kandahar highway over the past two weeks.

The Taliban launched suicide attacks on a PRT in Ghazni and an ISAF convoy in Helmand. The Taliban killed six truck drivers and destroyed 40 NATO fuel tankers in Farah. Security forces killed four Taliban fighters in Kabul. A policeman wounded 16 of his colleagues in an insider attack in Kandahar.

Taliban launch suicide assault on ISAF PRT in Ghazni

Members of the suicide assault team penetrated security at the Provincial Reconstruction Team in Ghazni. A Taliban suicide bomber also struck in the provincial capital of Helmand.

The Taliban killed 12 Afghans in attacks in Herat and Paktia. Goverment officials said that 20 Taliban fighters and four policemen were killed in fighting in Ghazni. A Taliban commander and 16 fighters reconciled with the government in Laghman.

The Interior Ministry claimed that 12 Taliban fighters were killed during operations in Baghlan, Kapisa, Kunduz, Jawzjan, Wardak, Logar, Farah, Helmand, and Uruzgan. Two Afghan soldiers and five Taliban fighters were killed during an assault on an Army base in Kapisa. The Taliban killed an ISAF soldier in an attack in the south.

Pakistani group in Logar eliminated: Gen. Yaftali

Taliban suicide assault team attacks Afghan Army base in Kapisa

The attack takes place just days after the governor of Kapisa said that the Taliban, HIG, and the Haqqani Network are in control of large areas of the province.

The Taliban killed five soldiers in attacks in Kandahar, Helmand, and Uruzgan, and two children in a bombing in Helmand. Security forces killed four Taliban fighters and retook a checkpoint lost earlier last week, and killed 11 more Taliban fighters in Ghazni.

Security forces killed two Taliban fighters and captured a commander in Nangarhar. The Taliban killed a Polish soldier during fighting in Ghazni.

Afghanistan's Karzai says no rush to sign US security pact

ISAF confirms airstrike in Kunar

Feature: Taliban recruiting Afghan children as suicide bombers

The Taliban killed three ISAF soldiers in separate attacks in the east. Security forces killed a Taliban commander and three fighters in Kunduz. The Taliban are in control of areas of the Tagab and Alasai districts in Kapisa, and are said to be winning the battle to control of the Kabul-Kandahar highway.

Security forces claimed to have killed 40 Taliban fighters in Kandahar and 15 more in Helmand. The Taliban took control of the Azra district in Logar just one week after the military ended an operation there. A Taliban suicide bomber killed one person in an attack that targeted Farah's intelligence chief.

Afghan military claims dual-hatted Taliban and al Qaeda leader killed in ISAF airstrike

qari-zia-rahman.JPGThe Afghan military claimed Qari Zia Rahman was killed in an airstrike in Kunar, but the report is not confirmed. The wanted al Qaeda and Taliban commander has been reported killed in the past.