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Afghan, US forces target Haqqani-linked Taliban leader in Parwan

Qari Nazar Gul, the deputy shadow governor for Parwan province, is linked to the Haqqani Network and "transports weapons, fighters and suicide bombers" into Parwan and Kabul. Ten Taliban fighters, a US Special Forces soldier, and two civilians were killed during the raid.


Recalling Past Threats, Afghans in Tranquil Valley Work to Keep It That Way




Afghan high peace council unaware of secret talks with Taliban




Taliban talks going nowhere despite secret meetings




ISAF confirms Taliban downing of US helicopter in Zabul

It is unclear if the downing of the US Blackhawk in Zabul province, which killed six US soldiers, was caused by RPGS or "if the low-flying aircraft set off a bomb hidden on the ground." Last year, the Islamic Jihad Union tested an anti-helicopter fragmentation mine with the intent of bringing down an Apache.


Report: December helo crash that killed 6 in Afghanistan blamed on enemy




Taliban killings in Pakistani city may be part of pattern




Taliban assassinate Karachi police chief




Taliban Commander Released From Bagram A Year Ago




US adds Afghan Taliban deputy shadow governor to terrorist list

Qari Saifullah, whom the State Department described as a "Taliban shadow deputy governor and an operational commander in Zabul Province," also supports al Qaeda in southern Afghanistan.


Iraq a bloody lesson for Zero Option in Afghanistan




Taliban suicide assault team kills ISAF soldier in eastern Afghanistan

Security forces gunned down the suicide assault team before it penetrated security at the base in Nangarhar. The Taliban took credit for the attack.


Afghans' Planned Prisoner Releases Anger US




Afghan MPs Say Security Worse, Worried About Elections




MOI rejects Taliban could retake key territories after NATO pullout




Taliban suicide bomber kills 3 ISAF soldiers in Kabul




Afghan Taliban spokesman dodges question on al Qaeda




US drones kill 4 'militants' in North Waziristan strike

In the first strike recorded in Pakistan in a month, the US yet again struck at a target in an area administered by the al Qaeda-linked Haqqani Network.


US Softens Deadline for Deal to Keep Troops in Afghanistan




America's giant Afghan yard sale