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Did Katherine Heigl Confuse Iraq For Afghanistan?

Katherine Heigl has received criticism over the years for her sound bytes but this is a bit much. Heigl sent out a recent photo on her Facebook and Instagram that stirred up some reaction, when she allegedly confused Iraq and Afghanistan. Show More Summary

Afghan cops who disappeared while training with DEA found

Two Afghan police officers have been found after fleeing a training program with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration over the weekend.

Afghan rivals apparently agree on unity government

Afghanistan’s presidential rivals reached a deal Friday to form a unity government that includes both candidates after weeks of difficult negotiations, a source close to the talks said.

US wasted $6.5 million on Afghan broadcast towers: investigation

yesterdayNews : The Raw Story

Six communications towers built in Afghanistan were never used and were a waste of more than $6.5 million in U.S. taxpayer funds, an inquiry into U.S. State Department spending on Afghan reconstruction said on Thursday. The inquiry by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction...

Book Review: The Underground Girls of Kabul

The Underground Girls of Kabul By Jenny Nordberg CROWN PUBLISHING It sucks to be female in Afghanistan. No surprise there. Journalist Jenny Nordberg's revelation—to Western eyes, anyway—is that more than a few Afghan families raise their girls as boys. Show More Summary

Go Home Already: No Pics, Please

End-of-day news: Afghan nationals disappear in Georgetown, how to build a Bible museum, and more. [ more › ]

Afghan Government Asks U.S. for $537 Million Bailout

3 days agoNews : Mediaite

"Too Big To Fail" has never been applied to a besieged nation torn apart by sectarian factions, but let's try it here: the Afghanistan government recently asked the US for a $537 million bailout to pay its bills, and they'd like it within the next "five to six" days.

Victory Lab Kabul

I was one of Ashraf Ghani’s chief campaign strategists, and no, we did not steal the Afghan election. We won it fair and square -- with Facebook, road rallies, and people power.

Afghan Suicide Bomber Waited 'Long Time' to Kill Troops

A suicide bomber in Kabul waited a "a long time" for NATO troops to approach his explosives-packed car, says a Taliban spokesperson; the eventual blast killed three coalition soldiers this morning, the Washington Post reports. Five others were wounded, the New York Times reports. The bomber targeted a two-vehicle convoy...

Suicide blast in Kabul kills 3 NATO soldiers, injures more than a dozen

A suicide bomb attack Tuesday morning killed three soldiers in Kabul, coalition forces said, and injured more than a dozen Afghans. There is no information available yet on the names or nationalities of the victims. [UPDATE: The three...Show More Summary

Suicide blast in Kabul kills 3 soldiers, injures more than a dozen

A suicide bomb attack Tuesday morning killed three soldiers in Kabul, coalition forces said, and injured more than a dozen Afghans. There is no information available yet on the names or nationalities of the victims. The explosion took place near the U.S. Show More Summary

NATO: Bomb kills 4 foreign troops near US Embassy in Kabul

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

KABUL (Reuters) - A bomb attack near the U.S. embassy in the Afghan capital, Kabul, killed four troops from the NATO-led international military force on Tuesday, the coalition said in a statement. At least five were wounded in the blast, which was claimed by the Taliban. Show More Summary

Afghan car bomb injures 13 people near U.S. Embassy

A Taliban suicide car bomber attacked a foreign motorcade just a couple hundred yards from the U.S. Embassy, unleashing a blast that injured at least 13 people and rattled nearby neighborhoods, police officials said.

Afghan court sentences gang rapists to death

Five Afghan men receive death sentence after gang rape case while two other defendants were sentenced 20 years in prison

Riot Fest Chicago day 2 in pics (The National, Flaming Lips, Afghan Whigs, Television, Buzzcocks, Samiam, more)

photos by James Richards IV, words by Zach Pollack & Milos Markicevic The Flaming Lips / Afghan Whigs / mohawks Riot Fest Chicago kicked off this past Friday (9/12) in Humboldt Park and continued the following day with Samhain (playing...

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