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Taliban advance into Sangin threatens British military gains in Helmand




Al Qaeda's shadowy new 'emir' in South Asia handed tough job




After Syria and Iraq, Islamic State makes inroads in South Asia




Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent incorporates regional jihadist groups

Usama Mahmoud, AQIS's spokesman, openly stated that the group "was formed by the gathering of several jihadi groups that have a long history in jihad and fighting."


Taliban suicide assault team targets NDS headquarters in Ghazni

Fourteen security personnel and 19 heavily armed Taliban fighters were killed and another 154 people were wounded during the coordinated attack.


Pakistani military claims 910 'terrorists,' 82 soldiers killed in North Waziristan operation

Jamaat-ul-Ahrar's spokesman described the military press release and subsequent reporting in the Pakistani media as "nothing but complete lies," and claimed that jihadists had moved out of the area long before the operation began.


Afghan militants Hezb-e-Islami 'may join Islamic State'




Taliban launch suicide assault against Afghan intelligence




Lebanon's Roumieh prison a hotbed for terrorists




Afghans Laud, Rights Groups Concerned By 'Take No Prisoners' Orders




Jaamat-ul-Ahrar is 'separate from the TTP leadership,' spokesman says




Taliban splinter group Jamaat-ul-Ahrar forms in northwestern Pakistan

The new group includes Taliban factions from the tribal agencies of Mohmand, Bajaur, Khyber, and Arakzai, and the districts of Charsadda, Peshawar, and Swat.


Qatar: Club Med for Terrorists




As Coalition troops disappear, Afghan educations could too




Taliban 'condemns' US rewards for Haqqani Network leaders




US adds Taliban hawala, owner, and commander to terrorist list

The Treasury designation added the Pakistan-based Basir Zarjmil Hawala and its owner Haji Abdul Basir, along with a Taliban commander known as Qari Rahmat to the US government's list of Specially Designated Global Terrorists.


Taliban launch offensive in province outside of Kabul




Pakistan fires 5,000 missiles on Afghan borders over past year




Quetta airbase attacks carried out by Pakistani Taliban, IMU

The spokesman for Omar Khalid Khorasani, the leader of the Taliban in Mohmand, said the Quetta airbase attacks were executed with the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan.


Taliban laud Afghan soldier who killed US general

The Taliban described Rafiqullah, the Afghan soldier who killed Major General Harold Greene, deputy commanding general of Combined Security Transition Command - Afghanistan, as a "martyr."