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The Marines returned to Helmand province. Is their mission a blueprint for Trump's Afghanistan strategy?
Fri, 10 Nov 2017 12:00:00 +0100
Since returning this year to the bloodiest province for U.S. soldiers in the Afghan war, a task force of 300 U.S. military advisers has bolstered struggling local forces.
© LA Times
Poland among NATO states to pledge more troops to Afghanistan
Thu, 09 Nov 2017 19:27:42 +0100
Twenty-seven of NATO's 29 members, including Poland, have pledged to send more troops to support Afghanistan, where security has deteriorated in recent months.
© The News
Islamic State claims responsibility for attack on TV station in Afghanistan -Amaq
Tue, 07 Nov 2017 05:14:02 +0100
Islamic State has claimed responsibility for an attack on a private television station in the Afghan capital of Kabul, the groups news agency Amaq said on Tuesday, without giving evidence. A staff member who witnessed the attack said gunmen attacked the...
© Deccan Herald
Trump seeks $6 billion to counter North Korean missiles, mend Navy ships and up forces in Afghanistan
Tue, 07 Nov 2017 01:55:06 +0100
The Trump administration is seeking nearly $6 billion to pay for urgent missile defense improvements to counter the threat from North Korea, increased U.S. troop ...
© Japan Times
Gunmen on motorcycle kill Pakistani Consulate employee in Afghanistan
Tue, 07 Nov 2017 00:23:14 +0100
A Pakistani employee of the Pakistan Consulate was shot and killed in the eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday, an Afghan official said.Attaullah Khogyani, the spokesman ...
© Japan Times
Residents say airstrikes kill at least 14 civilians in northern Afghanistan
Sun, 05 Nov 2017 19:10:00 +0100
The U.S.-led coalition in Afghanistan said Sunday that it was investigating reports that at least 14 civilians were killed in airstrikes in the northern province of Kunduz, where U.S. and Afghan forces have been waging a heavy battle against Taliban militants....
© LA Times
US to stay in Afghanistan for never-ending war
Sun, 05 Nov 2017 06:26:00 +0100
The Trump administration has no intention of leaving Afghanistan, despite all of President Donald Trump’s campaign bluster about withdrawing US troops.
© Cape Times
U.S. service member dies from wounds he suffered in Afghanistan
Sat, 04 Nov 2017 19:49:36 +0100
A U.S. service member died Saturday after being wounded during an operation in Afghanistan, officials said.
© NY Daily News
Bowe Bergdahl Is Dishonorably Discharged, but Avoids Prison for Desertion in Afghanistan
Fri, 03 Nov 2017 18:05:45 +0100
The sentencing ends an eight-year drama that began in 2009 in Afghanistan. His release in 2014 in a prisoner exchange set off a political furor that still reverberates.
© The New York Times
Bowe Bergdahl gets no prison time for leaving post in Afghanistan
Fri, 03 Nov 2017 14:36:04 +0100
Bergdahl pleaded guilty to desertion and misbehaviour before the enemy and had faced up to life in prison.
© The Star
Afghanistan is the war the US will never win
Fri, 03 Nov 2017 07:22:00 +0100
Afghanistan has always been the graveyard of empires, and it will be no different for the US.
© Cape Times

Most read news about Afghanistan:

Obama to leave 9,800 U.S. troops in Afghanistan
Wed, 28 May 2014 07:34:52 +0200
WASHINGTON - President Obama revealed his long-awaited plan for Afghanistan on Tuesday, announcing that a residual force of 9,800 U.S. troops will remain there for one year following the end of combat operations in December. That number will be cut in...
© The Philadelphia Inquirer
Obama to leave 9,800 U.S. troops in Afghanistan
Wed, 28 May 2014 07:34:52 +0200
WASHINGTON - President Obama revealed his long-awaited plan for Afghanistan on Tuesday, announcing that a residual force of 9,800 U.S. troops will remain there for one year following the end of combat operations in December. That number will be cut in...
© The Philadelphia Inquirer
Pakistan ready to provide assistance to Afghanistan: Sharif
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 04:55:38 +0100
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said his country stands with Afghanistan in its hour of need and will be happy to provide any further assistance to help the affected people.Sharif made these remarks on Monday while meeting with Ambassador of...
© Deccan Herald
Pak using terrorists as violent proxies: Afghanistan
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 07:19:15 +0100
Hitting out at Pakistan for using terrorists as "violent proxies", Afghanistan has blamed Islamabads "unnecessary anxiety" over its ties with India for a sharp spike in civilian and military casualties that made 2015 the bloodiest year since 2001."External...
© Deccan Herald
Isis poaches recruits from al-Qaeda in Afghanistan
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 02:02:23 +0200
Jihadists from the Islamic State are trying to build a global coalition beyond the Middle East and have begun a...
© The Times
Isis poaches recruits from al-Qaeda in Afghanistan
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 02:02:23 +0200
Jihadists from the Islamic State are trying to build a global coalition beyond the Middle East and have begun a...
© The Times
Anxious Moments for an Afghanistan on the Brink
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 03:52:06 +0200
The aftermath of the presidential runoff included as tumultuous a six-day stretch for Afghanistan as any since the American invasion in 2001.
© The New York Times
Anxious Moments for an Afghanistan on the Brink
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 03:52:06 +0200
The aftermath of the presidential runoff included as tumultuous a six-day stretch for Afghanistan as any since the American invasion in 2001.
© The New York Times
Taliban Ramp Up Fatal Attacks in Afghanistan
Sat, 13 Dec 2014 17:58:20 +0100
Suicide attackers and gunmen unleashed a wave of violence in the capital and beyond on Saturday, weeks before a planned withdrawal from Afghanistan by international forces.
© The New York Times
Medic’s death in Afghanistan not in vain, mother of fallen soldier says
Sun, 04 May 2014 23:24:27 +0200
Pte. Andrew Miller died in Afghanistan on June 26, 2010, at the age of 21. His mother, Wendy Miller, still cries every day, and the pain of her son’s loss gets worse with each passing year.
© The Star
Obama Makes Surprise Visit to U.S. Troops in Afghanistan
Sun, 25 May 2014 19:10:54 +0200
President Obama’s visit was his first since 2012, when he signed an agreement to bring an end to the war.
© The New York Times
Obama Makes Surprise Visit to U.S. Troops in Afghanistan
Sun, 25 May 2014 19:10:54 +0200
President Obama’s visit was his first since 2012, when he signed an agreement to bring an end to the war.
© The New York Times
Pak resorting to proxies against India, Afghanistan
Tue, 02 May 2017 01:37:11 +0200
Afghanistans relationship with India is "unacceptable" to Pakistan, which is using proxies like the Haqqani network and Taliban against its neighbours, eminent experts have told US lawmakers. During a Congressional hearing, Seth Jones, Director of International...
© Deccan Herald
International soldier dies after reported stabbing in Afghanistan
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:07:00 +0200
An international soldier in Afghanistan died of wounds suffered in an attack Wednesday, the U.S.-led military coalition said, hours after witnesses said a foreign national was stabbed in the neck in a Kabul marketplace.
© LA Times
International soldier dies after reported stabbing in Afghanistan
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:07:00 +0200
An international soldier in Afghanistan died of wounds suffered in an attack Wednesday, the U.S.-led military coalition said, hours after witnesses said a foreign national was stabbed in the neck in a Kabul marketplace.
© LA Times
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