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Aid Groups Warn of Afghan Security Vacuum




US Funds Afghan College Where Islamist Activists Dominate Campus




US auditor finds taxpayer money flowing to Taliban, Al Qaeda - but Army refuses to act




Pakistani Taliban assault prison, free hundreds of inmates

At least 30 "hardcore militants" have been freed in a complex suicide assault on a prison in Dera Ismail Khan. The attack was likely carried out by the Taliban and Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan's newly-formed Ansar al Aseer.


Taliban release video honoring 'Ghazi' who attacked ISAF soldiers, escaped custody

The Taliban video praises rogue Afghan National Army soldier Lambar Khan, who participated in a deadly July 9 "green-on-blue" attack at Kandahar Airfield, as well as a second rogue ANA soldier, Lieutenant Ihasanullah, who helped free Khan from custody a few days later. Both men are seen pledging allegiance to the Taliban.


Taliban launch major attack on Pakistani prison, free 300 inmates




Afghan women's rights at risk in peace process: UN watchdog




Taliban gain foothold in Peshawar




US drones kill Taliban, 'Arab' fighters in strike in North Waziristan

Four "Arab fighters" are reported to have been killed by the US in Pakistan's Shawal Valley. The drone strike is the first reported in Pakistan in two weeks.


US needs to clear its vision on Afghanistan




Afghan forces kill Taliban shadow district governor in Faryab province




Taliban Gain Foothold in a Pakistani City




'Ansarul Muhajideen' claims double suicide attack in Kurram




With insider help, assailants in 'green-on-blue' attacks slip away




Taliban Seize Police Force in a Hamlet




As US forces pull back, Afghan insurgents find opportunities for deadlier bomb attacks




Jundallah claims suicide assault on ISID headquarters in Sukkur

The Taliban and al Qaeda-linked group said the attack was executed to avenge the death of Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan's deputy emir, who was killed in a US drone strike in May.


'Militants' attack Pakistani ISID headquarters in Sindh




Pakistani Taliban leader discusses 'global jihad,' Syria in al Qaeda video

Asim-Umar-As-Sahab.jpgMaulana Asim Umar, a Pakistani Taliban and al Qaeda propagandist, is featured in a new message disseminated by As Sahab. Umar calls on Indian Muslims to take part in the "global jihad" and emphasizes the importance of the fight in Syria.


How Taliban brought new terror to Pakistan's Killer Mountain