JALALABAD, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Militants stormed an office of the Save the Children aid agency in the Afghan city of Jalalabad on Wednesday and battled security forces who surrounded the building, wounding at least 11 people, officials said.
The explosion in the eastern Afghanistan of Jalalabad occurred during fighting outside the aid agency’s office. At least 11 people were reported injured.
Explosion hits next to building of aid group Save the Children in northeastern city of Jalalaba, officials say.
JALALABAD, Afghanistan (Reuters) - A blast went off outside the office of the Save the Children aid agency in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Wednesday, a provincial government spokesman said.
U.S. officials said Tuesday American citizens were among those killed in a Taliban attack on a hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan, over the weekend. CBS News national security correspondent David Martin reports.
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) - U.S. forces in Afghanistan are deploying a squadron of A-10 "Warthog" ground attack aircraft, the U.S. military said on Tuesday, intensifying an air campaign that saw attacks more than triple in 2017 over the previous year.
NANGARHAR PROVINCE, AFGHANISTAN — U.S. President Donald Trump never wanted to inherit the Afghan war. Over the years, he has referred to the 16-year U.S. incursion in Afghanistan as everything from “a total disaster” to “a complete waste” to “a terrible mistake.” It’s no surprise then, that upon taking office last year, the former reality […]
PARIS (Reuters) - Afghanistan has reported two outbreaks of a highly contagious bird flu virus, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Tuesday, citing a report from the Afghan agriculture ministry.
A State Department official says multiple American citizens were killed and injured in the Taliban's weekend attack on the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan. The official isn't giving exact figures for either the U.S. fatalities or injuries. The official wasn't authorized to comment...
According to the Military Times, ISIS in Afghanistan, ISIS-Khorasan (ISIS-K) reported that they had killed a US soldier along with seven Afghan troops; The Islamic State offshoot, known as ISIS-Khorasan, or ISIS-K, claimed in their news release that a joint attack by Afghan and U.S. forces on the villages of Jaharwazi and Mariz was repelled […]
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President Donald Trump is expected to choose the billionaire co-founder of Cerberus Capital Management — who has pushed for turning over the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan to mercenary armies and the CIA — to lead the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board. According to six sources...
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By Hamid Shalizi KABUL (Reuters) - The deadly assault on the Hotel Intercontinental in Kabul at the weekend, which devastated one of Afghanistan's three main airlines with the killing of many of its foreign pilots, has exposed again how vulnerable the city is to militant attacks. Show More Summary
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Survivors of the Taliban attack on Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel gave harrowing accounts on Monday of the 13-hour weekend standoff that claimed 18 lives, including 14 foreigners.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Security forces said Sunday they had killed the last of six Taliban militants to end an overnight siege at Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel that left at least 18 people dead, including 14 foreigners. Some of the 150 guests fled the gunbattle and fire sparked by the assault by shimmying down bedsheets from the upper floors.