Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif rushed to Kabul on Wednesday to deliver a warning to Afghan authorities to take decisive action against sanctuaries of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). Raheel is traveling to the AfghanShow More Summary
A suicide car bombing Thursday morning killed one police officer and injured three others in east Kabul in the latest deadly attack in the Afghan capital.
Taliban suicide bomber followed by police detonates himself, killing a policeman in Kabul, Afghan police officials say.
By PATRICK KENNELLY 2014 marks the deadliest year in Afghanistan for civilians, fighters, and foreigners. The situation has reached a new low as the myth of the Afghan state continues. Thirteen years into America’s longest war, the international community argues that Afghanistan is growing stronger, despite nearly all indicators suggesting otherwise. Show More Summary
When then-Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld toured a reconstruction center in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, in 2004, he was gushing with optimism. "It is so clear that the Afghan people are winning the struggle to rebuild this nation," he said. Show More Summary
The Pakistani branch of the Taliban has attempted to justify its attack on a school on Tuesday in the city of Peshawar that left 132 children and nine staff members dead, calling it revenge for the army's offensive against the group. The attack has been condemned by world leaders, including the government of Iran as well as by the Afghan branch of the Taliban.
The Taliban attack on a school in northwestern Pakistan on Tuesday was so horrific that even the Afghan Taliban has condemned it. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid released a statement saying: "The intentional killing of innocentShow More Summary
Afghan officials say four suicide bombers stormed a bank in southern Helmand province and took hostages.
My country, 'tis of thee, Sweet land of liberty, Of thee I sing; Land where my fathers died, Land of the pilgrims' pride, From ev'ry mountainside Let freedom ring! "In October 2003, the CIA interrogated Arsala Khan, an Afghan national...Show More Summary
The New York Times says at least 145 are dead, including more than 100 children. All nine attackers are also dead, according to the NYT. This is…interesting: Afghan Taliban condemns Pakistani Taliban's attack on school: ''Killing innocent...Show More Summary
In a link sent to us by Ex-PH2 from MSN, violent attacks against Afghans is on the rise this week as we get closer to the much anticipated withdrawal date for US troops. 21 people were killed in separate attacks, the count included two US troops. The Americans were killed Friday in a bombing of […]
In the "Salt Pit," a then-secret CIA prison in Afghanistan, John "Bruce" Jessen watched carefully in late 2002 as five agency officers rushed into a darkened cell and grabbed an Afghan detainee named Gul Rahman.
Ghani's speech criticising Taliban violence comes two weeks before withdrawal of most US and NATO troop from country.
President Obama will mark the end of America’s combat mission in Afghanistan by welcoming home service members in New Jersey on Monday.
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Three Taliban attacks killed at least 19 people in Afghanistan Saturday, including a top judicial official and workers clearing mine fields.
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The assault was part of a series of attacks that saw two U.S. troops killed and a top Afghan court official gunned down.
An Afghan Supreme Court official and 12 mine clearers were also among those killed in several attacks since late Friday.
Taliban fighters shot dead at least 12 workers clearing mines today in southern Afghanistan, authorities said, part of a series of attacks that saw two US troops killed and a top Afghan court official gunned down. Security in the capital, Kabul, has been stepped up amid Taliban warnings that attacks...