Afghanistan

In the final U.S. presidential debate of 2016, candidate Donald Trump sharply criticized his opponent Hillary Clinton on the withdrawal of all U.S. troops from Iraq in 2011………

 

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June 16, 2020

Will the United States really go to zero troops in Afghanistan?

In the final U.S. presidential debate of 2016, candidate Donald Trump sharply criticized his opponent Hillary Clinton on the withdrawal of all U.S. troops from Iraq […]
June 16, 2020

Chief of US CENTCOM says al-Qaeda leader al-Zawahiri is in Afghanistan

The leader of al-Qaeda, Ayman al-Zawahiri, is holed up with a small group of fighters in eastern ­Afghanistan and poses a threat to the peace deal […]
May 15, 2020

US condemns ‘heinous terrorist attacks’ in Afghanistan

US Department of State on Tuesday in a statement “condemned the heinous terrorist attacks in Afghanistan,” where “gunmen seized one of Kabul’s busiest hospitals, which housed […]
January 15, 2020

Another two US soldiers killed in Afghanistan roadside bomb blast

US military officials identified two U.S. service members who were killed Saturday when their vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan. The two […]
December 24, 2019

Russian official says IS fighters arriving in Afghanistan primarily through Pakistan and planning to invade Central Asia

Speaking on the sidelines of the Regional Security Dialogue on Wednesday, Nikolai Patrushev, Russia’s security council secretary, said the situation continues to deteriorate in Afghanistan and […]
December 24, 2019

20th American soldier killed in 2019 in latest Taliban ambush attack

An American service member was killed in combat Monday in Afghanistan, the U.S. military said, while the Taliban claimed they were behind a roadside bombing in […]
December 12, 2019

2 killed in Bagram Air Base attack, Taliban claim credit

At least two people including a woman were killed and at least 80 people were wounded on Wednesday by two powerful blasts outside Bagram airfield, a […]
October 26, 2019

Al-Qaeda’s South Asia chief reportedly killed in Afghanistan

The leader of al-Qaeda’s South Asia branch was killed in a US-Afghan joint raid in southern Afghanistan last month, Afghan officials have confirmed. Asim Umar, who led […]
July 18, 2019

Several killed, wounded in major Taliban attack targeting Kandahar police HQ

At least 12-16 people have been killed and more than 80 wounded when Taliban fighters stormed the police headquarters by using multiple SVBIEDs and PBIEDs as […]

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