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6 Harrier jets destroyed, 2 damaged in Taliban assault on Camp Bastion

AV-8B-Harriers-Afghanistan.jpgThe loss of the strike aircraft will impact military operations in the south. The members of the suicide assault team wore US Army uniforms and "appeared to be well equipped, trained and rehearsed," ISAF said.


Afghan police kill 4 more Coalition troops

A policeman killed four ISAF soldiers in Zabul, and was subsequently killed in return fire. Fifteen percent of ISAF's casualties have been caused by green-on-blue attacks.


Pakistan slams US 'pick and choose' policy in Afghanistan




Security forces killed an al Qaeda weapons expert in an airstrike in Paktika. The Taliban killed nine women and three children in an IED attack in Helmand. An Afghan policemen killed an ISAF soldier in the south.




Afghan policeman kills 2 British soldiers in Helmand

The member of the Afghan Local Police was killed after gunning down two British soldiers in Gereshk district. So far this year, 14 percent of ISAF's casualties have been caused by green-on-blue, or insider attacks.


Al Qaeda 'weapons expert' killed in eastern Afghanistan

Taqwa, an Afghan national, directed attacks and funneled IEDs and weapons to insurgents in Paktika province. ISAF has conducted at least 19 raids against al Qaeda's network in Afghanistan since the end of May.


Jihadists killed two ISAF soldiers in a complex assault on Camp Bastion in Helmand; the Taliban breached the wire and damaged military aircraft and buildings. The Taliban killed an ISAF soldier in an IED attack the south. Britain may begin withdrawing troops earlier than expected.




Afghanistan - Kunar Residents Seek More Army Presence on Border




Afghan Forces Leading 80 Percent of Operations in East and South: ISAF




The anatomy of an anti-Taliban uprising




The Taliban beheaded two Afghan policemen in Baghlan and killed an ISAF soldier in the east. Anti-Taliban uprisings have been reported in Ghor and Badghs provinces.




Canada blames US for delay in transferring Omar Khadr




Anti-Islam film protests spread across Middle East




ISAF targets al Qaeda-linked Taliban commanders in Ghazni raids

A commander who helped "foreign insurgents" move throughout the province was captured. Another leader who was targeted serves as "the senior liaison between multiple insurgent groups operating in central and eastern Afghanistan."


Afghanistan bans YouTube to block anti-Muslim film




As troops move out, economy slows in Kabul




The Taliban killed a tribal leader in Faryab. The UN said the Taliban raised more than $400 million from taxes and extortion in 2011. UNAMA halted operations in Kunar.




Insurgent Taliban rake in $400m from different sources: UN report




Pre-9/11, Haqqani group urged US ties: documents




ISAF kills 2 Taliban commanders linked to 'foreign insurgents'

One of the commanders had planned an August 2008 ambush in Kabul province that resulted in the deaths of 10 French soldiers.
 
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