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Taliban rejects UN report regarding group's casualties




Pakistani extortionists cash in by posing as Taliban




Taliban claim credit for Kabul suicide attack

Yesterday's attack, which targeted the meeting site of the Loya Jirga that will vote on the Bilateral Security Agreement with the US, killed 13 Afghans.


Suicide bomber strikes in Kabul




Afghanistan - Contractor with links to rebels enters US facility




Insurgents in Herat About-Face on Peace, Rejoin Fight After Release




Ansaru leader calls Zawahiri 'our good emir,' praises al Qaeda branches

Abu Usama al Ansari also describes Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Omar as the "Emir of the Believers." His group, Ansaru, was added to the US' list of terrorist groups on Nov. 13.


Afghanistan: Insurgents in Herat about-face on peace, rejoin fight after release




Haqqani Network emir eulogizes son killed in Pakistan

Jalaluddin Haqqani praises the "martyrdom" of his son, Nasiruddin, and reinforces his group's ties to Mullah Omar and the Afghan Taliban.


Mullah Fazlullah's Rise to Chief of the Pakistani Taliban Complicates Islamabad's Ties With Afghanistan




Afghan Taliban condemn the killing of Nasiruddin Haqqani

The Afghan Taliban's official statement confirms the death of Nasiruddin, reinforces the point that the Haqqani Network is part of the Taliban, and dents the narrative that the Haqqanis operate only in Afghanistan.


Senior Haqqani Network leader killed in Pakistan

naisruddin_i_crop.jpgNasiruddin Haqqani, a senior leader and financier in the al Qaeda-linked Taliban subgroup, is reported to have been killed during a clash in Pakistan.


US continues to claim al Qaeda's presence in Afghanistan is minimal

Although Obama administration officials and the military have stated for the past four years that al Qaeda has a minimal presence in Afghanistan, the group and its allies continue to sustain operations in the country.


Pakistani Taliban threaten US for killing leader in drone strike

The Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan also praised former emir Hakeemullah Mehsud for "the consolidation of the idea of global Jihad and the Caliphate," and claimed "sorcery" was responsible for a lingering illness.


US Admonishes Afghanistan on Prisoner Releases




Mullah Fazlullah's appointment indicates business as usual for Pakistani Taliban




Pakistani Taliban's new deputy emir directed suicide operations, is an 'intellectual'

khalid-haqqani.jpgSheikh Khalid Haqqani, the new deputy emir of the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan, was involved in suicide attacks as far back as 2008 and has been featured in the group's propaganda.


Pakistani Taliban to target military, government to avenge leader killed in drone strike




Security in Afghanistan's Logar Province on Edge After Jamal Death, Ahead of Loya Jirga




'No quick fixes' for Pakistan Taliban violence