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Targeted killings in Afghanistan up 53%




Afghan reconciliation: Pakistan may release 'former chief of Quetta Shura'




Exclusive: US sweetens Taliban prisoner proposal in bid to revive peace talks




Is terror not far away from Swat Valley in Pakistan? Taliban consolidating to recapture Swat




Afghan troops kill ISAF soldier in latest green-on-blue attack




Afghanistan - Pak Army officers accused of aiding Nuristan rebels




The 7oz helicopter that could help beat the Taliban




A Mafia in FATA: Haqqanis and Drones




Afghanistan: Eyeing the Exits




Afghanistan - Seminary torched in Taliban-controlled town




Taliban Launch Co-ordinated Attacks in Eastern Afghanistan




Pakistan accuses Afghanistan of backing Taliban enemy




Infighting kills 3 Taliban commanders in northern Afghanistan




Al Qaeda emir for Kunar, deputy, and facilitator killed in airstrikes

Mufti Assad, the emir for Kunar, and his deputy, Yusuf, were killed in the Aug. 3 airstrike in the Watahpur district. Both al Qaeda leaders were Pakistani citizens. Fatah Gul, an al Qaeda facilitator who ran training camps, was killed in a separate strike.


Turkish Alawites Fear Spillover of Violence From Syria




Acid attacks, poison: What Afghan girls risk by going to school




IMU announces death of emir, names new leader

usman_adil.jpgThe al Qaeda-linked Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan has announced the death of its emir, Abu Usman Adil, in a drone strike in Pakistan in April, and named Usman Ghazi to replace him. Adil was responsible for ramping up the IMU's activities in Afghanistan.


Afghan lawmakers vote to dismiss security ministers




In Afghanistan, targeted attacks on leaders an ominous trend




9 Afghans Killed in Latest Ethnic Violence