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Karzai Appeals to Taliban for Ceasefire, Changes Tone Negotiations




US adds emir of Pakistan-based Mullah Nazir Group to list of global terrorists

Bahawal Khan, the leader of the Mullah Nazir Group who is considered to be part of the "good Taliban" by Pakistani officials, continues to support al Qaeda, runs training camps, and conducts operations in Afghanistan.


Not taking chances: Commandos on Margallas as capital put on high alert




Taliban Target MoE Officials to Stall Progress in Educational Sector




US in a Hurry to Ink BSA: Afghan Officials




Jihadists launch suicide assault at Indian consulate in Jalalabad




3 al Qaeda military 'training experts' killed in US drone strike in Pakistan

The three al Qaeda trainers reported killed in the July 28 strike in North Waziristan hailed from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Yemen.


Afghanistan, U.S. near agreement on post-2014 force




Taliban step up operations in the north, ISAF buries head in sand




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