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Pakistani officials, Taliban deny Adnan Rasheed was captured

Pakistani officials have said there was a "mix-up" and an al Qaeda explosives expert, and not Rasheed, was captured during a raid two weeks ago in South Waziristan.


Medal of Honor recipient: Award is for fallen brothers




US Mentors Prepare to Let Afghan Forces Go It Alone




Al Qaeda renews its oath of allegiance to Taliban leader Mullah Omar

In the first edition of its new online newsletter, Al Nafir, al Qaeda renews its oath of allegiance to Taliban leader Mullah Omar. The move is likely a response to the Islamic State's claim that it rules over a caliphate with its leader, Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, serving as the new caliph. Last week, al Qaeda released a video of Osama bin Laden discussing his oath of allegiance to Mullah Omar.


6 al Qaeda operatives thought killed in recent drone strike in Pakistan

Sanafi al Nasr, a top al Qaeda leader based in Syria, named three jihadists killed in the "Khorasan."


Pakistani Singer Joins Growing List Of Slain Female Artists




US drones target 'Punjabi Taliban' in North Waziristan strike

The US has launched three strikes in the Datta Khel area of North Waziristan in the past 10 days, indicating that a top jihadist leader is thought to be operating there.


Terror Group Back on the Offensive in Afghanistan




Afghanistan accuses Pakistan of letting Haqqani militants escape crackdown




US launches another drone strike in North Waziristan

The strike is the second in the Datta Khel area of North Waziristan in the past week.


In Taliban heartland where US once fought, Afghan forces triumph -- for now




Taliban leader Adnan Rasheed reported captured in South Waziristan




Marine captain refused to leave Afghan interpreter behind




Pakistan Claims Win Against Militants Along Afghan Border, but Enemy Slips Away




Taliban calls for reconciliation in Syria, avoids mentioning Islamic State's caliphate

The Taliban's statement avoids any explicit mention of the Islamic State or its announced caliphate, even though the Islamic State has claimed that all Muslims must pledge allegiance to its leader.


Crime spree helps Pakistani Taliban squirrel away cash before raids begin




US drone strike kills 6 'militants' in North Waziristan

The strike took place in an area of North Waziristan that has served as a command center for al Qaeda's military.


Taliban seize district in central Afghanistan, launch suicide assault in Kandahar

A district center in Ghor province was overrun by hundreds of Taliban, while the group sent more than a dozen fighters to attack the governor's compound and police headquarters in Kandahar City.


Suicide bomber kills 4 ISAF troops, 12 Afghans in Parwan




Taliban torch hundreds of fuel tankers in Kabul

A police official said more than 400 fuel and supply trucks were destroyed by the Taliban last night in an attack on a trucking terminal just outside the Afghan capital.