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Ten policemen in Kunduz defected to the Taliban. The Taliban killed six policemen in Uruzgan. The military claimed that 18 Taliban fighters, three policemen, and three deminers were killed during fighting in Paktia, Ghor, and Zabul. Kandahar's police chief ordered the execution of Taliban fighters captured during military operations. The Taliban have launched an offensive to take control of Musa Qala in Helmand.




Afghan Officers, Said to Be Working for Taliban, Kill 11 of Their Police Colleagues




Sgt Bowe Bergdahl questioned over capture




US adds Nusrah, Islamic State financiers to list of global terrorists




Islamic State leader who defected from al Qaeda reported killed in Mosul

Abdul Rahman al Amjad al Pakistani is thought to be Abdullah al Punjabi, one of nine mid-level al Qaeda commanders to openly defect from the global jihadist group and join the Islamic State.


An Afghan soldier killed a US general and wounded 14 others, including a US, German, and Afghan general, in an attack at a training facility in Kabul. The Taliban killed five Afghan soldiers. The Interior Ministry claimed Afghan forces killed 33 Taliban fighters. ISAF reportedly killed four civilians in an airstrike in Herat.




Baloch jihadist group in southern Afghanistan announces death of commander

Junood al Fida, a jihadist group from Baluchistan, Pakistan that fights in Afghanistan, swore allegiance to the Taliban and called Ayman al Zawahiri its emir in July.


Locals claimed the military killed 16 civilians in a raid in Logar; Afghan officials said most of those killed were Taliban fighters. The military claimed it killed 86 Taliban fighters during operations throughout the country. The Taliban killed four Afghan soldiers in an IED attack in Kabul. A local political figure and two of his sons were gunned down in Herat.




Herat police chief accuses Iran of ramping up attacks in western Afghanistan

Herat's chief of police accused Iran of supporting the Taliban's killing spree in the province, which included the murder of two Finnish aid workers.


Reports of Taliban surge are exaggerated, says incoming ISAF commander




Afghanistan: Taliban income grows in Helmand




Taliban commander behind Ghor executions was freed from prison 3 months ago




The military claimed it killed 100 Taliban fighters in the Zhari district in Kandahar. Officials claimed to have killed 29 Taliban fighters during raids throughout the country. The governor of Ghor province said that the Taliban commander involved in the recent execution of 16 people was released from prison three months ago. "Gunmen" executed a district governor in Logar.




Afghanistan bomber kills president's cousin Hashmat Karzai




US Weapons for Afghans May End Up with Taliban




After Losing Province in 2010, Afghan Taliban Strike Back




Taliban Making Military Gains in Afghanistan




The Taliban executed and beheaded 15 civilians in Ghor and executed an accused murderer in Ghazni. The military claimed it killed 29 Taliban fighters during operations in Nangarhar, Wardak, Herat, and Helmand.




The Taliban killed two ISAF soldiers in the south and two female aid workers from Finland in Herat. A suicide bomber killed a police official in Nangarhar. Another suicide bomber killed a policeman in Kunduz.




Five Taliban fighters and three policemen were killed in clashes in Badakhshan. Security forces killed four Taliban fighters in Nangarhar and five more in Badakhshan. The Taliban executed a cleric in Helmand for having links to the government. A suicide bomber killed a policeman in Kunduz.


 
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