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Taliban release video of beheaded Pakistani soldiers

TTP-beheading-video-Bajaur-082012.jpg"Mujahideen slit the throats of 11 army-men in light of Shariah Law," the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan's spokesman said.


Training suspended for new Afghan recruits




Taliban claim sympathetic Afghan soldier killed Australian troops




President Obama said the Taliban's momentum has been broken. Taliban suicide bombers killed 10 civilians and two policemen in Wardak. The Taliban killed two US soldiers in Ghazni. An al Qaeda commander was killed on Aug. 3 in an airstrike in Kunar.




Taliban suicide bombers strike in Wardak




Senior al Qaeda leader, facilitator killed in airstrike in Kunar

Abu Walid, also known as Amru Mastur al Ghamrawi, was one of two al Qaeda leaders who were killed in an airstrike in the Watahpur district in Kunar on Aug 3. ISAF launched two airstrikes in Watahpur on Aug. 3.


US Seems Set to Brand Haqqanis as Terror Group




The Taliban beheaded a boy in Kandahar; another girl was found beheaded in Kapisa. The Taliban killed two policemen in an IED attack in Herat and executed five civilians in Ghazni. Security forces killed two Taliban fighters and detained several others in Paktia, Logar, and Ghazni.




Afghan commanders show new defiance in dealings with Americans




Obama administration divided over designating Haqqani network as terrorist group




Anti-Taliban public uprising started in Logar province




SEALs Battle for Hearts, Minds and Speedy Paychecks




Holder Rules Out Prosecutions in CIA Interrogations




Taliban fighters changing sides in Herat




Afghan intelligence thwarts terror plots in Kabul, Logar, and Parwan

Explosives_tank_NDS.jpg Intelligence operatives disrupted four terror plots in the past two days and captured nine suspected Taliban insurgents along with homemade explosives believed to have been smuggled into Kabul from Pakistan.


An Afghan soldier killed three Australian troops in Uruzgan; two more Australian soldiers were killed in a helicopter crash. Four civilians were killed in a mortar attack in Logar. The man thought to be the new chief of the NDS has been accused of torture.




US adds 8 Lashkar-e-Taiba members to terrorism list

The US Treasury Department designated eight Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) leaders today, including the point man for the November 2008 attack on Mumbai. Also designated was the son of LeT chieftain Hafiz Saeed.


A once-tranquil corner of Afghanistan turns deadly




Afghan Army Chief Blames Neighbouring Countries for Insider Attacks




Afghan soldier kills 3 ISAF troops in Uruzgan province

In the 10th attack by Afghan security forces on Coalition troops so far this month, an Afghan soldier shot and killed three ISAF troops in the south. The green-on-blue attacks this month have already killed 25 Coalition troops and wounded six more.
 
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