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Pakistani Taliban confirms death of al Qaeda leader Adnan Shukrijumah




US General Has Misgivings as Afghanistan Mission Ends




Al Qaeda commander reported killed in drone strike in Pakistan

The ongoing targeting of al Qaeda commanders in Pakistan's tribal areas refutes past claims by US officials that al Qaeda is "decimated" and that only two relevant leaders remain.


US transfers Taliban commander to Pakistani custody




Pakistani army kills senior al Qaeda commander tasked with attacking the West

Pakistan claimed it killed Adnan Shukrijumah in a raid in South Waziristan. Shukrijumah, who was wanted by the US, was al Qaeda's operations chief for North America.


US moves ahead with plan for extra troops in Afghanistan until allies finalize plans




US airstrikes in eastern Afghanistan target Pakistani Taliban

Mullah Fazlullah, the emir of the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan, was the target of one of the three recent strikes in Nangarhar province.


Taliban video shows training and planning for Camp Bastion attack




Taliban assault Camp Bastion, storm foreign guest house in Kabul

The Taliban and Afghan security forces have been fighting inside Camp Bastion for three days. Hostages may have been taken in the attack in Kabul.


Afghanistan's heavily guarded capital remains vulnerable




Official: Afghan President Orders Military Review




Afghan Women Are Excluded From Peace Overtures to Taliban, Report Says




Haqqani Network launched suicide attack at soccer game, Afghan intel claims

The accusation is made as the US has extended the combat mission in Afghanistan for one year.


Afghanistan Quietly Lifts Ban on Night Raids




In Kapisa province, an hour's drive outside Kabul, Taliban reign




In a Shift, Obama Extends US Role in Afghan Combat




US launches drone strike in North Waziristan

Nine of the 19 drone strikes in Pakistan this year have occurred in the jihadist hub of Datta Khel in North Waziristan.


US military continues to claim al Qaeda is 'restricted' to 'isolated areas of northeastern Afghanistan'

A recent military report says that al Qaeda is bottled up in Kunar and Nuristan, but the global jihadist group is active in several other provinces.


Good Taliban are not our problem, adviser to Pakistan's prime minister says




Global terror attack deaths rose sharply in 2013, says report