US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter said that the Daesh ideology’s metastasis is already occurring in Afghanistan, where fighters have relocated or rebranded themselves as Daesh fighters, and in a number of locations in Africa.
ISTANBUL/ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's failed coup was financed by the CIA and directed by a retired U.S. army general using a cell in Afghanistan, said one Turkish pro-government newspaper. CIA agents used an island hotel off Istanbul as a nerve center for the plot, said another.
HELP: THE GAME is the result of a collaboration between a number of companies and game developers to help raise money for children who happen to be locked in conflict. War Child has already helped to rebuild lives in Afghanistan, Iraq, Jordan, Uganda, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Central African Republic. Show More Summary
A female-run clinic in Afghanistan is providing free, life-changing surgery to women suffering from fistula.
The release of the United Nations’ mid-year report on civilians casualties (CIVCAS) in Afghanistan came two days after ‘the deadliest single incident recorded by the UN in Afghanistan since 2001’. Eighty civilians were killed and asShow More Summary
A few weeks after President Obama announced the United States would keep over 8,000 troops in Afghanistan, more than originally planned, due to...
The U.S. Army has announced an 800-soldier aviation unit will deploy later this summer to Afghanistan.
In Afghanistan 75% of girls are forced into marriage between the ages of 11 to 15 and the statistics show that this tendency is on the rise, according to the report of the Independent National Commission on Human Rights.
The world continues to get safer. Marian Tupy writes: After the recent terror attacks in the United States and Western Europe, as well Iraq and Afghanistan, it would be easy to conclude that the world is becoming more dangerous. The politicians and media have contributed to our growing sense of unease. Show More Summary
KABUL (Reuters) - Islamic State is threatening more attacks against Afghanistan's Hazara minority after Saturday's suicide blasts in Kabul that killed 80 people, pledging to retaliate against support by some in the mainly Shi'ite group for the Assad regime in Syria.
The military operation carried out by the Afghan security forces resulted in the killing of the Daesh jihadist group leader for the eastern Nangarhar province, a spokesman for the local governor said Tuesday.
Despite Afghans' proven records in ethnic harmony, the growing ethnic polarisation can easily spread across the society.
"Nobody can soldier without coffee," a Union cavalryman wrote in 1865. Hidden Kitchens looks at three American wars through the lens of coffee: the Civil War, Vietnam and Afghanistan.
A veteran of the war in Afghanistan is set to become the first woman to hold the top enlisted airman's position in the New York Air National Guard.
ISIS is now claiming responsibility for the suicide bombing in Afghanistan that left at least 50 people dead. They are proving more and more that America is taking too long
IT WASN’T A FAILED COUP; IT’S A SUCCESSFUL PURGE: Retired U.S. General Dismisses Allegations He Masterminded Turkey Coup. John Campbell, a retired four-star general who oversaw the U.S.-led military coalition in Afghanistan until May, told The Wall Street Journal that the story “doesn’t even warrant a response.” “It’s absolutely ridiculous,” Mr. Campbell said of the […]
According to the Afghan National Security adviser, the country is interested in enhancing its cooperation with Russia against international terrorism.
Afghanistan are set to play their first full series against West Indies, travelling to the Caribbean in June 2017 for five ODIs and three T20Is
Conflict emanating from the ongoing insurgencies by the Taliban and the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) in Afghanistan killed and wounded a record number of civilians in the first half of 2016, the United Nations (U.N.) said on Monday. The global body said that 1,601 civilians lost their lives and 3,565 in the first six months of 2015. Show More Summary
The U.N. mission in Afghanistan on Monday reported a worrying increase in the number of civilians killed and wounded in the country this year, making it likely that 2016 will be the worst year since 2009, when the organization began keeping track. Show More Summary