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Afghan Taliban reject US call for peace talks

Zabihullah Mujahid rejected the US' call for the group to "put down their arms and begin peace talks," a request that was made just one day after a Taliban suicide assault team killed 21 people, including two Americans, at a restaurant in Kabul.


Taliban say Kabul suicide assault was response to ISAF raid in Parwan




Marine killed in Afghanistan is awarded Navy Cross




Taliban suicide assault team targets foreigners in Kabul

Fourteen people, including the International Monetary Fund's representative to Afghanistan, are reported to have been killed in the attack on a restaurant in a secured area of the capital.


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