The State Department said it is evaluating a video released by the Afghan Taliban showing a Canadian man and his American wife warning that their Afghan captors will kill them unless the Kabul government ends its executions of Taliban prisoners. … Click to Continue »
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department said on Tuesday that authorities were assessing the validity of a video released by Afghan militants that depicts U.S. hostage Caitlan Coleman and her Canadian husband, Joshua Boyle, who were seized four years ago.
Caitlan Coleman, who has given birth to two boys in captivity, said her captors are threatening to kill her family if Afghan prisoners are put to death by the government.
Datron World Communications won a contract worth nearly a half billion dollars to supply radios and support equipment in Afghanistan, the US Department of Defense said in a press release.
The Afghan special services had freed an Australian woman kidnapped in Afghanistan earlier this year.
SYDNEY/KABUL (Reuters) - An Australian aid worker kidnapped in Afghanistan four months ago was freed following a raid by Afghan special forces near the eastern city of Jalalabad, officials said on Monday.
NATO special operations forces, whom world leaders say have not been in a combat role since the end of 2014, are still out in the field with Afghan forces almost nightly, a U.S. general in Afghanistan said Thursday. “On average, we [NATO] probably have somebody out every night or every other night at some place
Pakistan says Afghan refugees must leave the country by December 31.
An airman with the unit is being considered for the Medal of Honor after new video analysis suggested that he fought alone bravely in a 2002 battle on an Afghan peak.
Taliban militants captured the eastern Afghanistan's district of Janikhel.
The Green Beret killed in Afghanistan was with Afghan special forces on a NATO advisory mission, a military spokesman said.
It’s been another grim week in Afghanistan, one in which the continued descent into chaos is likely to prompt more Afghans to flee their country even though they know competition for a satisfactory end to a refugee journey is tough and...Show More Summary
KABUL/ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - With its spacious, leafy campus, foreign professors and English-language MBAs, the American University in Kabul offers young Afghan students the kind of Western-style education unimaginable for most of their peers.
At least 13 people were killed and 36 others were wounded when gunmen attacked the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul, Afghan officials said Thursday morning. According to Kabul police chief Abdul Rahman Rahimi, approximately 12 hours after the attack began, 700 students had already been rescued from the university campus. Show More Summary
It was a means to an end, collateral damage in a carefully orchestrated terrorist assault on a far more dazzling prize: the elite citadel of an American-built university in Kabul that trains some of Afghanistan's most ambitious and promising students. But the small, low-budget government school for the blind, a collection of sheds and low-slung classrooms located […]
Brazen, hours-long militant attack on American University of Afghanistan killed over a dozen people
Seven students were among the dead at the prestigious Afghan university, where survivors Thursday described an ordeal that lasted nearly 10 hours.
Militants attacked the American University in the Afghan capital of Kabul overnight on Wednesday, killing multiple students. Two gunmen breached the university on Wednesday evening and trapped students and staff with the university.Show More Summary
The death toll in an attack on the American University in the Afghan capital of Kabul has reached 13.
At least 12 killed, including seven students, as Afghan forces kill two suspected attackers at the elite university.