Category: Afghanistan

Gunmen killed seven in attack on NATO convoy in Pakistan

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Suspected Taliban fighters attacked trucks ferrying supplies to forces of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) in Afghanistan late Tuesday night, killing at least seven people and torching nearly 50 of the vehicles, police officials said. The attack took place at a…

Islamic cleric killed in South Waziristan

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Unidentified gunmen in South Waziristan on Thursday shot dead Malik Mirajuddin, a prominent Islamic cleric who helped broker peace deals between the Pakistani government and Taleban fighters, officials said.

20 killed in Kabul suicide bombing

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On Tuesday morning a Taleban suicide bomber blew himself up in front of the US-founded Counterinsurgency Academyin Kabul, killing at least 20 people including eight Americans and an Afghan army officer, and injuring 47 others, security officials said.  NATO declined to comment whether any…

Taliban fighters launched new series of attacks

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Afghan Interior Ministry stated that Taleban bombers equipped with suicide vests and automatic weapons attacked government buildings in western Afghanistan early Wednesday. According to Interior Ministry spokesman Zamarai Bashary, several attackers were killed by Afghan forces, while the rest were holed up in…

US drone strike killed four terrorists in North Waziristan

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Intelligence officials and media reported that at least four suspected Taleban fighters were killed and three others wounded when US drone fired two missiles at a vehicle carrying Taleban fighters in Pakistan’s North Waziristan region on Wednesday.

Taliban Spokesman Discusses U.S. Media and Military Strategies in Afghanistan

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Publication: Terrorism Monitor Volume: 8 Issue: 14 Many jihadi internet forums have circulated a recent special interview with the official spokesman of the so-called Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, Qari Muhammad Yusuf al-Ahmadi. The interview was conducted for the March-April issue…