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Corruption in Police causing insecurity: Afghan MOI




Afghanistan - Women Activists Slam Govt Silence Over Schoolgirl Murder




ISAF launches 2 raids targeting al Qaeda-linked commanders

Special operations forces killed an al Qaeda leader in Kunar and captured an Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan facilitator in Kunduz.


Pakistan's Hazara Shiites Under Siege




Pakistani Taliban group denies targeting Mullah Nazir in suicide attack

The top spokesman for the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan denied his group was involved in the assassination attempt that targeted Mullah Nazir, an al Qaeda-linked Taliban leader in South Waziristan.


Pakistan - More than 100 graves of Ahmedi community shattered




ISAF kills IMU/Taliban district commander in Afghan north

Shukrullah "was the senior IMU/Taliban leader in the Almar district of Faryab province" and the "other two individuals killed with him were known Taliban insurgents."


The quiet pain of insider shootings in Afghanistan




NATO aims to repair Russia ties despite Patriot row




Taliban suicide assault team attacks US airbase in Jalalabad

Nine Taliban fighters, three Afghan security guards, and four civilians were killed as the Taliban attempted to storm Forward Operating Base Fenty in Nangarhar province.


Mullah Nazir orders all Mehsud tribesmen to leave Wana




Pakistan - Demand for protection: 'Terrorists kidnapping minors for attacks'




Al Qaeda commander thought killed in South Waziristan drone strike

predator-uav.jpgAbdul Rehman al Zaman Yemeni, a mid-level leader, is reported to have been killed in today's attack. Sheikh Abdul Bari, another mid-level al Qaeda commander, is thought to have been killed in another strike in the same town on Nov. 29.


Afghanistan presses Pakistan on Taliban releases




Forgotten past: In the throes of neglect, Swat's Buddhist heritage continues to crumble




Afghan Clerics Want Power To Issue Legally Binding Fatwas




Al Qaeda-linked South Waziristan Taliban commander wounded in suicide attack

Mullah Nazir was wounded in a blast at a market in Wana that killed six people and wounded 12 more. No group has claimed credit for the attack.


Afghanistan - Baghlan Former Police Chiefs Will Be Captured: MOI




US drones kill 3 'militants' in 1st strike in Pakistan in more than a month

The strike ends a 36-day-long pause in attacks in Pakistan's tribal areas. The pause is the second longest since the program was ramped up in 2008.


ISAF airstrike kills Taliban commander behind instability in central Afghanistan