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Afghan MOD Dismisses Pakistan's Insistence on Afghan-grown Insurgency




Pakistan's Fazlullah re-emerges as a security threat




Pakistani Taliban release video of beheaded Pakistani soldiers

The Taliban displayed the heads of the soldiers and vowed to continue to fight the Pakistani military until sharia is imposed and Pakistan ends support for the US.


TTP admits to having safe haven in Afghanistan




Gen Allen-Gen Kayani meeting: Washington offers joint offensive against TTP




HIA, Taliban, peace council meet in Japan




Taliban approve of Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood's presidential victory




Taliban execute another pro-government militia leader in Peshawar




Afghans flee shelling from Pakistan: officials, witnesses




US drone strike kills 5 'militants' in North Waziristan

The strike took place in the Shawal Valley, a known haven for al Qaeda and the Taliban.


ISAF airstrike kills 'insurgent leader' linked to al Qaeda, Taliban

Musa supported both al Qaeda and the Taliban in the Waygal district in Nuristan. The airstrike also killed "numerous other insurgents."


Pakistan rebuilds its education network after Taliban are driven out of Swat




Afghanistan Insurgents Step Up Attacks, Coalition Says




Pakistan - Another militant group bans polio vaccination, seeks end to drone strikes




Another 'good Taliban' commander ends polio vaccinations

Mullah Nazir said the vaccination program is being used by the US to gather intelligence and conduct drone strikes in the tribal areas. He follows Hafiz Gul Bahadar, who shut down the program in North Waziristan two weeks ago.


Taliban behead 7 Pakistani soldiers: report

The Malakand Taliban, which are commanded by Mullah Fazlullah, reportedly crossed the border from Afghanistan and killed 17 Pakistani troops.


Pakistan says Afghan peace requires clarity from US, Taliban




Recent Taliban attacks show increased targeting of civilians

Taliban fighters executed a fellow commander in Parwan province following accusations he had an "illicit relationship" with a local woman. In Nangarhar province, suspected insurgents detonated a music CD stall in Jalalabad City.


Afghan officials report suspected poison attack in Sar-i-Pul




Reaction: Attack on Qargha Inhumane, Shows Taliban Weakness