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Powerful Afghan Police Chief Puts Fear in Taliban and Their Enemies




Port Authority Officer Kept Sources With Ties to Iran Attacks




Pakistan objects to Pentagon report that mentions jihadist sanctuaries, use of terrorist proxies




Afghan Interior Ministry denies reports of Afghan Local Police selling weapons to Taliban




Pakistan border attack shows Islamists′ strength




Spy agencies averted more deaths in Pakistan-India border bomb: sources




Suicide bomber strikes in Pakistan at border crossing with India

Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, a recently formed splinter group of the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan, and Jundallah both claimed credit for the suicide attack in Wagah that killed more than 50 people.


Taliban return to Afghan town that rose up and drove out its leaders




Pakistan condemns drone strike that targeted 'good Taliban'




Arab, Haqqani Network commanders reported killed in latest drone strike in South Waziristan

Reports surfaced that an al Qaeda commander known as "Adil" was killed in the eighth recorded drone strike in Pakistan this year.


Britain ends combat role in Afghanistan, last US Marines hand over base




US watchdog: Afghanistan poppy production at record levels despite counternarcotics efforts




Taliban Are Rising Again in Afghanistan's North




Canada prime minister calls shootings at Parliament, war memorial terrorism




Taliban control 3 districts in Afghan provinces of Wardak and Kunduz

One of the districts was the location of the shoot down of a US helicopter that resulted in the deaths of 31 special operations personnel, including 17 US Navy SEALs, in 2011.


US State Department adds Pakistani Taliban leader to list of global terrorists

Khan Said, who is also known as Sajna Mehsud, "stated his continued commitment to terrorist activity" after parting with the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan earlier this year, the State Department said.


Taliban claims captured Haqqani leaders visited ex-Gitmo detainees in Qatar

The Taliban claims that two recently captured Haqqani operatives had recently met with members of the "Taliban Five" in Qatar. The Taliban Five is a group of senior Taliban leaders who were exchanged for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl earlier this year.


TTP denies its spokesman defected to Islamic State




Senior al Qaeda leader reported killed in US airstrike in eastern Afghanistan

Abu Bara al Kuwaiti is a member of al Qaeda's General Command and was mentored by Atiyah Allah. The US killed Abu Bara in Nangarhar province, yet another indicator that al Qaeda is not confined to Kunar and Nuristan.


Taliban routs Afghan military convoy in ambush

The Taliban killed 22 policemen and soldiers and captured eight more, and also destroyed and seized several military vehicles and weapons during the ambush in Sar-i-Pul.