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Afghan troops suffering heavy losses, US general says - Middle East




US adds al Qaeda explosives expert to list of global terrorists

Abd al Hamid al Masli, a Libyan, is a "key improvised explosive device (IED) facilitator" who operates in Waziristan. He temporarily served as the head of al Qaeda's military committee, likely after Abdullah Said al Libi, the former head of the Lashkar al Zil, was killed in a drone strike.


Taliban suicide bomber kills 7 Georgian troops at base in Helmand

The Taliban claimed one of their suicide bombers detonated the bomb inside a base in the Now Zad district. The suicide attack is the sixth of its kind by the Taliban and their allies in less than two weeks.


Window Closes For Pakistani Peace Talks With Taliban




Engineer-turned-militia leader takes on Taliban




Missing context on the tribal 'Awakening' in Panjwai




Suicide bomber kills 10 Afghan students, 2 US soldiers

The suicide bomber targeted a US and Afghan Local Police patrol as it passed by a high school in Paktia province. The US has stepped up raids against the Haqqani Network in Paktia.


Denied visas, Afghans who translated for French army fear for their lives




Taliban denies involvement in suicide assault on Red Cross office




Taliban delegation visits Tehran to meet Iranian officials




IMU, Taliban launched joint suicide assault in Panjshir

IMU-Panjshir-2013-suicide-bombers.jpgThe Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan claimed the attack under the banner of the Taliban's spring offensive and said that it "is continuing its jihadi activities in the Khorasan region."


Afghan NDS disrupts Kabul terror plot




Pakistan - Christian representatives seek 'mass asylum' in US, EU, Canada and Australia




Pakistani Taliban confirm death of deputy emir in drone strike

Spokesman Ihsanullah Ihsan said that Waliur Rehman was indeed killed yesterday in a drone strike in North Waziristan. Rehman was wanted by the US for involvement in terror plots, including the failed Times Square bombing.


After vowing transparency, US mum on drone killing




Taliban launch second suicide assault in Jalalabad




Foreign insurgents sneak into Logar




Taliban suicide assault team storms governor's compound in Panjshir




US launches first drone strike in Pakistan in 6 weeks

The strike in North Waziristan killed seven people in an area administered by the al Qaeda-linked Haqqani Network. Senior Taliban commander Waliur Rehman is rumored to have been killed. The program had been put on hold for "political considerations."


Taliban kill 7 Afghan policemen in green-on-green attack