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US commander: No need for major change in Afghan war plan...
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The top U.S. commander in the Middle East says he doesn't expect any major change in the Afghanistan war strategy this fall, as a new general takes over the campaign there.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-08 18:44 UTC
Taliban Attacks Kill Dozens In Northern Afghanistan...
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A series of near-simultaneous attacks blamed on the Taliban have killed dozens of Afghan soldiers in the country's northern Kunduz Province, security forces say.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-12 15:55 UTC
Insider attack in Afghanistan killed soldier from California...
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The Pentagon says the U.S. service member killed in an apparent insider attack in southern Afghanistan was a soldier from California.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-08 22:56 UTC
U.S., Afghan forces clear Islamic State from eastern district...
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U.S. and Afghan Special Forces are completing an operation to clear Islamic State fighters from a remote district in Nangarhar, the eastern province where they have their main stronghold in Afghanistan, officials said on Saturday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-08 14:16 UTC
How a new U.S. brigade is tackling a wave of bombings in Afghanistan's capital...
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Soldiers from the 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade were shifted from other missions to help.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-01 14:39 UTC
Suicide bomber targets Sikhs, Hindus in Afghanistan; 12 dead...
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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber targeted a group of Sikhs and Hindus in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad on Sunday, killing at least 12 people.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-01 14:39 UTC
Suicide bomber targets Afghans celebrating truce, killing 10...
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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber struck in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad on Sunday, killing at least 10 people in the second attack in as many days targeting Taliban fighters, s...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-17 15:19 UTC
US will honor temporary cease-fire in Afghanistan, but still target ISIS, al Qaeda...
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The U.S. military says it will honor a temporary cease-fire with the Taliban announced by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani Thursday, but will continue counterterrorism operations targeting the Islamic State, al Qaeda, and other groups.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-07 16:05 UTC
Missing Russian pilot found alive 30 years after being shot down in Afghanistan...
"He is still alive. It's very astonishing. Now he needs help," the head of the Russian paratroopers' union, Valery Vostrotin, told the state-run RIA Novosti news agency.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-02 14:56 UTC
U.S. effort to stabilize Afghanistan a $5 billion failure, says watchdog...
A new report from a government watchdog says the 15-year rebuilding effort has largely failed.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-24 15:04 UTC
NATO backs Afghan leader's offer of talks with the Taliban...
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NATO is backing Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's offer of peace talks to the Taliban, embracing what top officials say is an unprecedented opportunity to end the fighting in the insurgency-wracked country.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-27 18:12 UTC
Suicide attack on Kabul voter registration centre kills 57...
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An Islamic State suicide bomber killed at least 57 people including women and children and wounded 119 outside a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday in the latest attack on election preparations
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-23 03:39 UTC
Afghanistan veteran: 'UK troop withdrawal was political move'...
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Taliban fighters, whom US-led forces spent billions of dollars trying to defeat, are now openly active in 70% of Afghanistan, a BBC study has found.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-01 06:00 UTC
Recent Terror Attacks Spark Fears of Capital Flight in Afghanistan...
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A series of terror attacks across Afghanistan, particularly in the capital, Kabul, has come at a price for the local economy in addition to damaging the country's infrastructure. Afghan officials say the attacks have resulted in more than $100 million
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-01 05:59 UTC
[VIDEO] Reflections on covering from Afghanistan - CBS 60 Minutes Overtime...
60 Minutes correspondent Lara Logan has reported from Afghanistan over the last 16 years. But this time, she says, was different.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-01 04:40 UTC
Afghanistan hit hard by Taliban, ISIS attacks as Trump's air war intensifies...
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AFGHANISTAN CARNAGE: As the U.S. ramps up its air war against the Taliban in Afghanistan, terror attacks in the Afghan...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-29 14:00 UTC
Officials: 95 killed, 158 wounded in Afghan car bombing...
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The bombing Saturday came just a week after Taliban militants killed 22 at an international hotel in the city.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-27 17:20 UTC
Americans among the dead, injured in Taliban attack on Kabul hotel: Report...
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A State Department official told the Associated Press of the American deaths and injuries, though it's unknown how many were killed or hurt...
By rjx32 on 2018-01-23 15:28 UTC
Deadly Kabul Intercontinental siege comes to an end...
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There are reports Afghan security forces have killed a group of gunmen who attacked the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul. Local media reports that five people were killed when the gunmen stormed the hotel.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-21 05:50 UTC, Edited: 2018-01-21 05:53 UTC
Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul under attack, Afghan official says...
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Gunmen waged an attack on the Intercontinental Hotel in Afghanistan's capital on Saturday, according to Najib Danis, a spokesman for the country's interior ministry.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-20 18:23 UTC

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