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Al Qaeda-linked Taliban commander killed in recent airstrike in Kunar

Yasir was involved in the Aug. 8 suicide attack in Asadabad, Kunar, that killed a command sergeant major and two staff officers for the 4th Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, and a USAID foreign service officer.


ISAF kills Taliban district governor, 'dozens' of fighters in Kunar airstrikes

The Taliban reportedly gathered in Chapah Darah district to conduct a public execution when they were targeted in an airstrike. A second strike in Watahpur, a known haven for al Qaeda and the Lashkar-e-Taiba, killed "many" insurgents, including foreigners.


8 more 'militants' killed in pair of drone strikes in North Waziristan

The Predators and Reapers struck a vehicle in the Shawal Valley, and then followed up and hit the recovery operations. There have been three drone strikes in Shawal in the past 24 hours.


Ammonium nitrate fertilizer is being smuggled into Afghanistan for IEDs




Pakistan - 'Air base attackers trained in Waziristan'




Why Afghanistan's past is being 'rewritten'




US drones kill 6 'militants' in Pakistan's Shawal Valley

predator-uav.jpgThe Shawal Valley has been the focus of recent drone strikes in Pakistan. The strikes in Pakistan have been on the decline the past three months; the US has launched only eight since June 4.


2 US soldiers killed in latest green-on-blue attacks in Afghanistan

So far this year, green-on-blue attacks have caused 13 percent of the ISAF deaths. Nine ISAF soldiers have been killed by Afghan forces in the past 11 days.


Afghanistan - Women rally for reopening of girls' schools




Experts: Operation Against Pakistani Taliban Will Create More Problems




Pakistan reiterates nuclear assets are safe




Taliban attack on airbase raises questions about security of Pakistan's nuclear weapons




ISAF kills senior IMU leader, 'multiple insurgents' in airstrike

Mullah Anwar served as the IMU's leader in the Burkah district in Afghanistan's Baghlan province, and was responsible for the assassination of a district governor and a member of the Afghan High Peace Council in Takhar.


11 NATO, Afghan troops killed in helicopter crash in Kandahar

The Taliban claimed to have shot down a Chinook in Shah Wali Kot district; ISAF said the cause of the crash is under investigation.


Settling scores: Taliban on a killing spree in Karachi




Suicide assault team attacks Pakistani airbase in Punjab

Six Taliban fighters and two Pakistanis were killed during the fighting at an airbase that is thought to be related to Pakistan's nuclear weapons program. The Taliban claimed credit for the attack.


Pakistan will launch operation against the Taliban, Panetta claims




Armed uprising against Taliban forces insurgents from 50 Afghan villages




Ways Sought to End Attacks by Afghans on Coalition




Taliban suicide assault team kills 36 Afghans in western city

The attack took place in Zaranj, the provincial capital of Nimroz. The Taliban have launched several high-profile attacks in western Afghanistan this year.