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Daesh Ideology Spread Requires Future US-Led Campaigns Beyond Syria, Iraq

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.

Conspiracy theories flourish after Turkey's failed coup

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.

Buy HELP: THE GAME bundle to support charity efforts in war-torn countries

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

The affliction destroying Afghan women's lives

A female-run clinic in Afghanistan is providing free, life-changing surgery to women suffering from fistula.

Daesh’s first big stand in Kabul

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

Afghanistan Suffers Record Number of Civilian Casualties With Disturbing Number Of Child Victims

A few weeks after President Obama announced the United States would keep over 8,000 troops in Afghanistan, more than originally planned, due to...

Army Announces 800-Soldier Aviation Unit to Deploy to Afghanistan

The U.S. Army has announced an 800-soldier aviation unit will deploy later this summer to Afghanistan.

Lost Childhood: Afghan Child Bride’s Harrowing Story of Marriage at 15

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.

Violence, Terrorism Trending Downward: New at Reason

yesterdayNews : Reason

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

Afghanistan weighs Islamic State threat after Kabul attack

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.

Afghan Security Forces Kill Daesh Commander in Eastern Afghanistan

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.

Ethnic polarisation: Afghanistan's emerging threat

Despite Afghans' proven records in ethnic harmony, the growing ethnic polarisation can easily spread across the society.

If War Is Hell, Then Coffee Has Offered U.S. Soldiers Some Salvation

"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.

Upstate Woman to Become Top Enlisted Airman in NY Air Guard

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 Mast…

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 […]

Afghanistan Motivated to Enhance Anti-Terrorist Work With Russia

According to the Afghan National Security adviser, the country is interested in enhancing its cooperation with Russia against international terrorism.

Afghanistan set to play first full series against West Indies

2 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

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

Afghanistan: Civilian Casualties and Child Deaths Hit Record High in 2016

2 days agoNews : Newsweek: US

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

Civilian casualties hit record numbers this year in Afghanistan

2 days agoNews : BlogPost

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

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