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US troops storm al-Qaeda caves  Special forces have been fighting a pitched battle alongside Afghan allies in the Tora Bora. There is no sign of surrender   Bin Laden surrounded in caves  Opposition fighters and U.S. troops have surrounded Osama near Tora Bora. Warplanes pounded the mountains 3 US soldiers killed by B-52 bomb  Kandahar: Also 5 anti-Taleban fighters killed and 19 U.S. soldiers wounded when the smart bomb was dropped north of Kandahar CIA officer killed Map of Mazar-e Sharif Afghanistan
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U.S., Afghan troops prep for assault   Helmand: U.S. and Afghan commanders gave their troops pep talks ahead of a planned assault on the Taliban stronghold of Marja UK troops in huge turbine mission. Southern Afghanistan Troops strike in Afghan mountains Former NFL player Pat Tillman killed NATO to ramp up Afghanistan forces   Major Afghan offensive launched  The U.S. military has launched Operation Avalanche in an effort to eliminate the remnants of al Qaeda and the Taliban   Rumsfeld visits  Defence Secretary on a visit aimed at reaffirming Washington's support for President Karzai U.S. troops chase, kill attackers Bombing intensifies after firefight CIA using 'stress and duress' interrogation U.S. troops destroy giant weapons cache U.S. blames civilian deaths on ground fire  The investigation into airstrikes at wedding party blames anti-aircraft fire from the ground that provoked gunship to respond Coalition mission nets Taliban weapons U.S. soldier shot in ambush Remote-controlled robot searches caves Pentagon denies report of U.S. casualties Pentagon refutes wedding bomb report U.S. called in to help guard Afghan head US condemned for Afghan blunders. USA Probe into wedding party bombing Kabul plays down 'coup attempt' Afghans rethink Kabul troops promise Taleban prisoners released
NATO launching major Afghan offensive Map of Marjah Afghanistan

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  Helmand: NATO troops were set to launch their biggest offensive of the war, attacking the last Taliban stronghold in a war-scarred southern province
 Operation Moshtarak. Moshtarak, a Dari word for 'together,' symbolizes the combined forces are serving alongside one another. 15,000 troops from the United States, United Kingdom, Afghanistan and Canada attacked Taliban targets in and around Marjah

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  Kabul: 260 prisoners freed from Kabul prison. Each given 500,000 afghanis ($20) by the Red Cross

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  Johnny Micheal 'Mike' Spann, 32, was killed in the Taliban prisoner riot in Mazar-e Sharif
Nov.24 Top Taliban commander surrenders  Mullah Hamidullah joined the hundreds of troops traveling by the truckload who are handing themselves over Nov.5 Taliban troops killed  Pentagon believes a substantial number of Taliban troops have been killed in air raids on front lines   More troops aid bombing raids  Rumsfeld was confident the Afghanistan campaign would not take years Oct.24 US claims small gains in war  Rear Admiral Fitzgerald admits that the campaign is unlikely to be over soon Oct.21   Campaign may end by winter's start  Colin Powell said winter conditions would place constraints on operations Oct.20 Key sites targeted by US troops  Ground forces attacked and destroyed an airfield and a command facility. Troops did not meet significant resistance Oct.19 100 US Rangers clash with Taleban
  Southern Afghanistan: Elite US ground forces fighting in southern Afghanistan. Helicopter gunships also involved
Oct.18 US special forces inside Afghanistan  A small number are operating on the ground as the first phase of a larger US troop presence Oct.17   Taleban strike Northern Alliance  Northern Afghanistan: Taleban launched a counter-attack near the city of Mazar-e-Sharif Oct.14   Bush rejected offer by Taleban  Kabul: Overnight and daylight attacks made on Kabul. International telephone exchange have been destroyed Oct.12 Attacks on hold for holy day  US forces has suspended attacks on Friday, the Muslim day of prayer Oct.2   Blair issues Taliban ultimatum   United Kingdom: Surrender terrorist or surrender power Sep.28 Special forces deploy
  US and UK commandos have been operating within Afghanistan performing scouting and reconnaissance missions

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2010-02-12 NATO launching major Afghan offensive Marjah, Helmand
C. 2010-02-09 U.S., Afghan troops prep for assault Marjah, Helmand
D. 2007-08-15 Troops strike in Afghan mountains Afghanistan
E. 2004-04-23 Former NFL player Pat Tillman killed Afghanistan
F. 2004-01-27 NATO to ramp up Afghanistan forces Afghanistan
G. 2003-12-08 Major Afghan offensive launched Afghanistan
H. 2003-12-03 Rumsfeld visits Afghanistan
I. 2003-07-21 U.S. troops chase, kill attackers Afghanistan

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