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Angry Afghan MPs halt debate on women's rights




ISAF targets al Qaeda facilitator in eastern Afghanistan

The International Security Assistance Force has balked at mentioning al Qaeda in press releases since the end of January.


Hizb-i-Islami Gulbuddin suicide bomber in Kabul kills 6 Americans, 9 Afghans

The Taliban's spring offensive promised a renewed focus on suicide attacks targeting ISAF forces. Today's suicide bombing in a residential area also injured 39 Afghan civilians.


Taliban Keep Up Campaign to Win Public Support




IMU suicide bomber targeted top police commander in Quetta

Ali-IMU-suicide-bomber.jpgThe Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan said yesterday's attack, which killed eight people, was executed by a man whose daughter carried out a suicide bombing last year.


Taliban Shuts 40 Schools In Southern Zabul Province: Officials




Pakistan's next premier an Islamist comeback kid




Panjwai district chief of police: 'Pakistan has been trying to bring Afghanistan under its control'

dcopsm03.jpgDistrict Chief of Police Lieutenant Colonel Sultan Mohammad discusses the roots of the insurgency, the Kandahar massacre, poppy eradication, and Panjwai's improvement in security.


Pakistan - Terror threats: Taliban plotting major attacks, cabinet told




Taliban flex muscle in Karachi ahead of Pakistan vote




'Iranian citizens' reported killed in ISAF airstrike




ISAF launches multiple raids against IMU as fighting season heats up

Raids against the al Qaeda-linked Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan continue at an unprecedented pace. There have been five raids against the group in Afghanistan so far this month and 26 this year.


New militant magazine appeals for help against drones




Taliban claim bombing at political rally, name new emir of Kurram

A politician from the pro-Taliban Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl party was targeted because he "handed over dozens of Arab mujahideen to America" after the battle of Tora Bora. Hafiz Dolat Khan is the Taliban's new emir in Kurram.


Extremists Pursue Mainstream in Pakistan Election




Afghanistan - Paktika residents seek ALP deployment




ISAF kills 2 'Arab'-linked commanders in Nuristan

Luhayb-Saudi-most-wanted.jpg One of those killed, Saleh Abd al Aziz Hamad al Luhayb, was wanted by Saudi Arabia's Ministry of the Interior. The International Security Assistance Force will not describe him and others with links to "Arabs" as al Qaeda.


Afghan soldier kills 2 ISAF troops in latest green-on-blue attack

The two ISAF soldiers were killed in western Afghanistan. So far this year, there have been six such attacks, which account for 13 percent of ISAF's deaths.


Karzai urges Taliban to fight Afghan enemies after Pakistan clash




The continuing appeal of suicide attacks