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As US draws down, Afghan opium production thrives




Abu Hamza trial: American follower tells terror trial about US jihad training camp




Afghan, ISAF forces repel Haqqani Network assault on base




How to build a memorial for a 'never-ending war'?




Mystery surrounds move of Afghan 'torturer in chief' to US amid allegations of agency abuse




Taliban claim they shot down US warplane in eastern Afghanistan

A Taliban video shows fighters opening fire on what appears to be a C-130. ISAF has neither confirmed nor denied the claim that one of its aircraft has crashed or been shot down.


Lull Prompts Question: What Are Taliban Up To?




The Taliban killed five soldiers and five Afghan Local Police officers in attacks in Paktia, Laghman, and Jawzjan, and two ISAF troops in the east. The Taliban claimed it shot down a US Air Force AC-130 gunship.




Mullah Adbul Qayoum Zakir, a former detainee at Guantanamo Bay, has resigned as the Taliban's military leader due to "ill health." Security forces killed five Taliban fighters, including Pakistanis, in Paktika province. Abdullah Abdullah claimed he won the first round on the presidential elections.




Head of Taliban's military commission resigns due to 'ill health'

Although Mullah Adbul Qayoum Zakir, a former detainee at Guantanamo Bay, has resigned as the military leader, he is still "a member of the Leadership Council of Islamic Emirate and is busy working in other important Jihadi works."


Afghan Taliban broker ceasefire between rival TTP factions




An Afghan policeman gunned down three Americans at a hospital in Kabul. Security forces killed eight Taliban fighters, including several Pakistanis, in Ghazni. The Taliban killed a child in a bombing in Zabul.




Afghan policeman guns down 3 Americans at hospital in Kabul

A police officer guarding the CURE hospital in Kabul turned his gun on Americans, killing three and wounding another.


Afghan Taliban confirms death of shadow governors for Kunar, Kandahar

Noor Qasim Sabari and Abdul Wasi' Azzam, the shadow governors of Kunar and Kandahar respectively, were killed in military operations over the past month.


Hole in Afghan budget stirs unease as West starts packing bags




Security Eroding in Northern Afghanistan after German Withdrawal




335 ISAF military bases handed over to Afghanistan




Two prison guards and one Taliban fighter were killed in a jailbreak in Faryab that freed at least two prisoners. Six Taliban fighters and a commander, and two soldiers were killed in a military operation in Laghman. A US soldier who was wounded last weekend during fighting in Logar has died of his injuries.




Abu Hamza used 'cover of religion' to recruit terrorists, court hears




Is the 'Taliban's negotiator' under house arrest in the UAE?


 
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