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Afghan aid is dropping, but how fast is too fast?

The Taliban took control of Char Sada district in Ghor. A suicide assault team killed four policemen and five civilians in an attack on the police headquarters and the governor's compound in Kandahar. The military said it killed a senior Taliban commander and 17 fighters in Helmand. Two soldiers were killed in IED attacks.

Taliban seize district in central Afghanistan, launch suicide assault in Kandahar

A district center in Ghor province was overrun by hundreds of Taliban, while the group sent more than a dozen fighters to attack the governor's compound and police headquarters in Kandahar City.

ISIS Is About to Destroy Biblical History in Iraq

A Taliban suicide bomber killed four Czech soldiers, two policemen, and 10 civilians in an attack in Parwan. The Taliban also claimed to have killed and wounded 18 Afghan troops in Herat. The NDS claimed the Taliban's shadow governor of Badakhshan and 14 fighters were killed. Presidential candidate Abdullah rejected the preliminary election results.

Suicide bomber kills 4 ISAF troops, 12 Afghans in Parwan

The Taliban torched upwards of 400 fuel tankers and supply trucks in an attack on a trucking terminal in Kabul province. Several drivers are reported to be missing. The military said it killed six Taliban fighters in Badakhshan and 11 more in operations in Nangarhar, Kunduz, and Kandahar.

Taliban torch hundreds of fuel tankers in Kabul

A police official said more than 400 fuel and supply trucks were destroyed by the Taliban last night in an attack on a trucking terminal just outside the Afghan capital.

A suicide bomber killed eight members of the Afghan National Air Force in an attack on a bus in the capital of Kabul. The Taliban claimed the suicide attack in Kabul. Security forces captured nine members of a suicide cell in Khost.

Iran's near invisible Quds Force commander

Afghan monthly casualties increase in June

Pakistani army begins ground offensive against Taliban

Taliban hold territory after Afghan offensive

Taliban hold territory after Afghan offensive

Taliban battle to regain areas of key southern province

The Taliban have been fighting in Helmand's Sangin district for the past week, and are said to be in control of many areas.

Taliban Mount Major Assault in Afghanistan

Sudden Taliban attack raises concerns about effectiveness of Afghan army

US now wrestling with intelligence gaps in Iraq

Nearly 1,000 Taliban fighters launched a coordinated attack on police checkpoints in the Sangin district in Helmand province. At least 35 civilians and 35 Afghan soldiers, as well as scores of Taliban fighters were killed. The fighting has spread to Kajaki, Musa Qala, and Now Zad. A US Marine was also killed in fighting in Helmand.

Ex-Guantanamo detainee arrested in Spain tied to infamous al Qaeda cell

Lahcen Ikassrien, an ex-Guantanamo detainee, was arrested earlier this month in Spain. Leaked State Department cables and a threat assessment authored by Joint Task Force Guantanamo link Ikassrien to an al Qaeda cell run by one of Osama bin Laden's most trusted operatives in pre-9/11 Europe.