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Senior IMU leader targeted in Samangan province

The Taliban killed four civilians in an attack on a police checkpoint in Helmand. Seventeen girls were hospitalized after being poisoned at school in Takhar. General Dunford said the Taliban continue to benefit from safe havens in Pakistan.

Afghan violence cutting more civilians off from healthcare, warns Red Cross

Afghanistan - Cross-border insurgent attacks increasing in east

IMU lauds another German killed in US drone strike

Samir-Hatour-IMU-tape.jpgGerman Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan leaders Yassin and Mounir Chouka and other top IMU figures praised Samir Hatour, who was killed by the US in a strike in North Waziristan in March 2012.

Taliban in Qatar see no early peace talks with US: sources

The Taliban kidnapped and then beheaded four members of the Afghan security forces in Jawzjan. The Red Crescent suspended work in northern Afghanistan after two of its workers were killed and two more injured in an attack in Jawzjan. Joint security forces detained a senior Taliban leader in Helmand and a Haqqani leader in Paktia. Haqqani facilitator Khaliq Mir died in a joint operation in Khost.

Afghan commandos killed a Taliban commander and 21 of his fighters, and captured 17 more during a raid in the Bati Kot district in Nangarhar. General Dunford said that US forces should remain in Afghanistan after 2014.

A Question of Morality: Germany's Afghan Staff Fear Reprisals

Some Hopeful Signs out of the Afghan Army

The kidnapped chief of a university in Balkh was found dead; his son blamed former jihadist leaders in the area for the crime. Afghan commandos killed 22 insurgents in Nangarhar. Seven civilians died in a roadside bombing in Zabul.

Islamist agitation fuels unrest in Bangladesh

Afghan farmers return to opium as other markets fail

ISAF captures senior Lashkar-e-Taiba leader in Ghazni

Also, an "insurgent leader" who financed foreign fighters and coordinated attacks throughout Afghanistan was killed in Kunar province.

Afghan Interpreters for the US Are Left Stranded and at Risk

ISAF operations against IMU in 2013 at highest rate since war's start

While ISAF is reporting and commenting on raids against the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, it is unwilling to discuss al Qaeda's operations in Afghanistan.

Ghazni to be formally introduced as Islamic civilisation capital

New Details Emerge of US Diplomat's Death in Afghanistan

Afghans Failing Security Test In Badakhshan

The Taliban overran an Afghan Army military post in Kunar, killing 13 soldiers and capturing two more; five Taliban fighters were also killed during the assault. A Taliban judge, 11 fighters, and four civilians were killed during clashes in Sar-i-Pul, Helmand, and Nangarhar.