"The people are being reduced to blood and dust. They are in pieces." The doctor who uttered these words still thought the hospital itself was a safe zone. He was with Doctors Without Borders, working in Kunduz, Afghanistan, where the Taliban and government forces were engaged in hellish fighting and civilians, as always, were caught in the middle. Show More Summary
Prince was famous worldwide for his music and extravagant outfits, but he was also a secret philanthropist in war-torn Afghanistan, quietly donating thousands to Scout masters caring for young orphans, a charity told AFP Thursday. The pop icon, who died suddenly last month at the age of 57, gave...
A five-year-old Afghan boy who became famous after making a Lionel Messi jersey out of a plastic bag was threatened by the Taliban and was forced to flee Afghanistan.
"Peace is at hand." Americans of a certain age will remember the phrase. It was spoken by U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger in 1972, in reference to the war in Vietnam. Today, I can with the same degree of confidence say that peace is at hand in Afghanistan. Kissinger's was famously wrong in '72. Show More Summary
MSF President Joanne Liu blasted the wars in Afghanistan, Syria, Yemen in heart-wrenching Security Council briefing
US citizens should take steps to enhance their personal safety, the US embassy in Afghanistan said.
In his new memoir Medal of Honor recipient Clinton Romesha recounts the October 2009 Taliban attack on a remote U.S. Army outpost in Afghanistan
Five-year-old Murtaza Ahmadi became a sensation when a photo of him wearing a Lionel Messi jersey made from a plastic bag went viral. Now his father says the family received threatening phone calls.
?A decorated United States Army Green Beret who faced involuntary discharge for confronting an Afghan police commander who raped a 12-year-old child will be exonerated and reinstated, the Army Board for Correction of Military Records confirmed last week.
Young Murtaza Ahmadi is still a huge fan of soccer superstar Lionel Messi. "Messi, you know how much I like you," the 5-year-old originally from Afghanistan told the BBC. "Now I want you to invite me so I can come and meet you." That might be one of the few things that hasn't changed for the boy...
QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - A young Afghan fan of Argentine soccer star Lionel Messi has fled his home and gone to Pakistan because his family feared he could be kidnapped after he became an unlikely internet sensation, the boy's uncle...Show More Summary
Earlier this year, a 5-year-old boy in Afghanistan made headlines after he was photographed wearing a Lionel Messi jersey fashioned out of a plastic bag. News eventually reached Messi himself, and the Afghan soccer federation tried to arrange a meeting between the boy and the Argentine legend who plays professionally in Spain. Murtaza Ahmadi eventually […]
RELIGION OF PEACE UPDATE: Afghan boy’s family flees Afghanistan in wake of viral Lionel Messi photos. “Life became a misery for us,” said Ahmadi, speaking to The Associated Press over the telephone from Quetta. He added that the family didn’t want to leave Afghanistan, but the threats were just getting more and more serious. Ahmadi […]
Over recent years Washington has started a large number of training programs for the opposition forces in Syria, Afghanistan and other hot spots, spending considerable amounts of taxpayers’ money without ever achieving their stated objectives. The investigation into these failures could produce a larger bang than the so-called Panama Papers.
5-year-old boy's homemade shirt won him attention from his soccer hero Lionel Messi, but it all backfired
Former Afghan ambassador and senior government advisor Omar Samad claims that US support for Afghanistan should continue after President Barack Obama leaves office next year.
The Afghan government will mount an offensive against the Taliban while leaving the opportunity for future peace talks open to the militant group, former Afghan ambassador and senior government advisor Omar Samad told Sputnik.
Former Interior Minister of Afghanistan Ali Jalali claims that Daesh faction inside of Afghanistan poses a threat, but does not have strategic consequences for the country’s future.
Two brothers from suburban New York City have each been awarded a Bronze Star for their service in Afghanistan.
This is the fifteenth year of the War on Terror, which began with the ill-advised American invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001—an improbable response to the attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon by a group of overwhelmingly Saudi jihadists (albeit trained by Al Qaeda). Show More Summary