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Taliban launch 4 suicide attacks in 3 provinces

Afghanistan to Probe Alleged Abuses By Afghan Troops in Helmand

Afghan president orders US Special Forces to leave Wardak province

Karzai's directive comes during sensitive negotiations and draft proposals for a residual international force to remain in Afghanistan after 2014.

Multiple insurgents captured in raid targeting IMU leader

Six Afghan members of the al Qaeda-linked Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan were captured in Kunduz two days ago. The IMU in Afghanistan continues to take orders from its Pakistan-based leaders.

Police killed 17 Taliban fighters in operations throughout the country. The Taliban killed a policeman in Laghman. An Afghan intelligence officer claimed that former Pakistani Taliban commander Faqir Mohammed planned to kill senior officials.

NATO in Talks on Scale of Afghan Role After 2014 Deadline

Talk of Peace With Pakistan Taliban Angers Victims

Afghanistan refuses to hand over Maulvi Faqir

Security forces killed two Taliban fighters and several Pakistani jihadists in Laghman. The Taliban killed an ISAF soldier in an IED attack in the south.

Freed Afghan Taliban fighters return to insurgency

Test for NATO: US Plans Mini-Force in Post-2014 Afghanistan

UN notes a sharp increase in US drone strikes in Afghanistan

Taliban dismiss UN report on civilian casualties in Afghanistan

Security Transition Driving Troop Casualties Up: Afghan MoD

Jirga to Decide on Kabul-Washington Security Pact

Former Taliban emir Faqir Mohammed reported captured by Afghan intel

Faqir, who led the Taliban in Bajaur, is said to have been captured in Nangarhar province.

Taliban insider attack facilitator killed in Kunar

A Taliban operative who was responsible for the death of an American soldier in May 2012 died along with an associate in a precision airstrike in Kunar's Ghaziabad district. ISAF had claimed it killed the operative last September.

Afghan Security Council Orders Armed Forces Consolidation

The NDS reportedly arrested Faqir Mohammed, the former deputy emir of the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan, and four others in Nangarhar. ISAF killed two Taliban commanders in Kunar who were involved in planning and executing green-on-blue, or insider, attacks against ISAF personnel.

Critics worry airstrike ban will hobble Afghan forces ahead of withdrawal of foreign troops