Afghan Conflict


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Trump to address the nation on U.S. role in Afghanistan


          U.S. President Donald Trump will deliver an address to the nation on Monday night to discuss his plans for the future of U.S. troops in Afghanistan, the White House announced on Sunday. It will be his first address to the nation. (more)   

  6 months ago




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Attack on Shia mosque in western Afghanistan kills at least 29


          At least 29 people have been killed after a shooting and suicide bombing at a Shia mosque in western Afghanistan, local officials say. Dozens more have been injured and the death toll is expected to rise. (more)   

  6 months ago




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Suicide bomber targets Afghan Supreme Court, killing at least 20


          At least 20 people have been killed and more than 40 others are injured after a suicide bomber blew himself up outside the Afghan Supreme Court building in Kabul, officials say. There was no immediate claim of responsibility. (more)   

  1 yr ago




   Kabul, Afghanistan         45 UPDATES

 


ICC says U.S. forces may have committed war crimes in Afghanistan


          American military forces and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) are believed to be responsible for the torture of dozens of detainees in connection with the war in Afghanistan, the International Criminal Court said on Monday. (more)   

  1 yr ago




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Gunman kills 2 Americans near coalition base in Kabul


          A gunman wearing an Afghan army uniform opened fire near a coalition base in the Afghan capital Kabul, killing two Americans and injuring three others, military officials say. The attacker was killed when soldiers returned fire. (more)   

  1 yr ago




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Taliban fighters launch major attack on Afghan city of Kunduz


          Taliban fighters pushed into the center of the northern Afghan city of Kunduz on Monday. Witnesses and police said that insurgents were attacking the governor's compound and police headquarters, while some officials were seen fleeing to the airport. They entered the city in the early hours of the morning. Footage posted by the Afghan Taliban on social media showed fighters in Kunduz, many wearing white headbands.   

  1 yr ago




   Afghanistan         45 UPDATES

 


Officials investigating kidnapping of American, Australian in Kabul


          Officials are investigating the kidnapping of an American and an Australian in Kabul. Julie Noce reports.   

  1 yr ago




   Kabul, Afghanistan         45 UPDATES

 


Suicide bomb hits Afghan capital as Taliban elect new leader


          A suicide bomber has killed at least 10 people in Afghanistan in an attack claimed by the Taliban on the same day as the group announced a new leader.   

  1 yr ago




   Afghanistan         45 UPDATES

 

BREAKING

Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Mansour targeted in U.S. airstrike


          The United States has carried out a drone strike against Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Mansour, the Pentagon says. It is believed Mansour was killed though confirmation of his death was not immediately available. (more)   

  1 yr ago




   Afghanistan         45 UPDATES

 

Ali Haider Gilani, son of Pakistan’s former prime minister, freed in raid


          The son of former Pakistani Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani has been freed during a deadly raid in eastern Afghanistan, officials say, just a day after the third anniversary of his kidnapping in central Pakistan. (more)   

  1 yr ago




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