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4 Gitmo detainees transferred to Afghanistan are veteran insurgents, files allege

On Dec. 20, the Defense Department announced the transfer of four Afghans to their home country. Joint Task Force Guantanamo (JTF-GTMO) deemed all four to be "high" risks to the US, its interests and allies. All four are veteran insurgents, according to JTF-GTMO.


ISAF Air Support Helpful in Dangam Operations: Afghan Ministry of Defense




Karzai aide: Taliban Supreme Leader Mullah Omar is in Karachi city of Pakistan




Afghan military official: 296 rebels killed in east this year




Official: Afghan forces kill 150 Taliban fighters in 12-day fight




Taliban Push Into Afghan Districts That US Had Secured




Afghan commander orders attacks on insurgents in Pakistan




Taliban publicize training camp in northern Afghanistan

The Taliban are training fighters in Faryab province and have overrun Khamyab district in Jawzjan province.


US drones strike in jihadist stronghold in North Waziristan

The Pakistani military claimed it "cleared" the Datta Khel area in September 2014 as part of operation Zarb-e-Azb. The US has launched seven drone strikes in Datta Khel since then.


Anti-Taliban protesters in Islamabad demand action against pro-militant cleric




Taliban mount assault on Kunar border district, Afghan officials say




The Peshawar attack: sickening, but no surprise




US Seeks to Use Letters Found in Bin Laden Raid in Terrorism Trial




Afghan Taliban releases statement condemning attack on Pakistani school

The Afghan Taliban has released a statement condemning the Pakistani Taliban's attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar.


Pakistani Taliban assaults military high school in Peshawar

More than 100 high school students are said to have been killed as Taliban fighters fanned out and killed everyone in their path.


Taliban attacks in Afghanistan surge as Coalition ends combat mission

The Taliban launched suicide bombings, assassinations, IED attacks, and ambushes in the capital and four provinces over the weekend.


Day of insurgent violence kills 19 in Afghanistan




Finances of jihad: How extremist groups raise money




NATO airstrike leaves 17 suspected militants dead in Afghanistan's Parwan province




Taliban kill 6 Afghan soldiers, foreigner in pair of suicide attacks in Kabul