The remains of sixteen Iranian Revolutionary Guards and their Afghan mercenaries who were recently killed while fighting for the regime of Syrian president Bashar Al-Assad in Syria have been buried in Iran, according to report by Iranian...Show More Summary
The protest took place right before International Women's Day.
Chief Tango sends us a link to the Washington Post which reports that, as the US reduces it’s numbers of troops in Afghanistan, the Afghan Army and Police forces seem to be shrinking, too; The top U.S. watchdog for Afghanistan highlighted the trend in a report to Congress released Tuesday. The number of troops in […]
A week on the frontlines with the Afghan National Police.
One of the most prominent foreign mercenaries of the Iranian regime fighting for Syrian dictator Bashar Al-Assad was killed on Saturday in southern province of Daraa. Ali Reza Tavassoli, an Afghan who commanded a brigade of Afghans dispatched by the Iranian regime to Syria, was close to Qassem Suleimani, the commander of the Iranian regime’s […]
US Special Inspector General for Afghan Reconstruction reported that turnover continues to plague the Afghan National Security Forces, driving troop strength to its lowest levels since 2011.
Aryana Sayeed is a force to be reckoned with. When she sings, women listen, and her songs are about to bring positive change in the Land of Fire. Sayeed has brought a powerful energy into the Afghan music scene, and people have begun to stand up and take heed. CNN has dubbed her “The Afghan voice […]
Fourteen people killed after van detonates at security base's entrance in Helmand province.
From January to November 2014 Afghan military shrank from 190,000 to roughly 169,000 members. Most of the losses appear to be desertions, while smaller percentages are ordinary discharges. More than 1,200 soldiers perished in combat last year.
Indian photo-journalist Aaquib Khan flew to the rapidly changing Afghan capital of Kabul in 2014. He shared his insights into the city with Global Voices.
Aid starting to reach villages where more than 200 people were killed, but many villages remain cut off.
Most of the fiction and nonfiction inspired by the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan concentrates on U.S. protagonists. Elliot Ackerman takes a far more illuminating approach.
The Afghan army hopes to prove it can rout the Taliban without the aid of U.S. or NATO troops
The death toll from a massive avalanche in an Afghan valley rose yet again as rescue crews cleared roads.
The US Department of State announced rewards for information leading to the capture of two associates of an extremist group.
What remains unrecognised is the West's complicity in denying Afghan democratic aspirations.
According to a report published by the online publication The Intercept, the US military compensated Afghan families for civilian deaths and injuries as part of its counterinsurgency strategy, which rests upon winning support of the local population.
According to White House spokesperson Josh Earnest, US President Obama will host Afghan delegation headed by President Ashraf Ghani for meetings and working lunch at the White House on Tuesday, March 24.