News Headlines : Afghan Forces

U.S. TROOPS DISPATCHED TO KUNDUZ TO HELP AFGHAN FORCES


Another Afghan official from Kunduz confirmed that coalition advisers are now also actively engaged in trying to trying to drive the Taliban from the city... READ MORE

30th September, 2015 694

AFGHAN OFFICIALS SAY FORCES RETAKE KUNDUZ; TALIBAN DENIES CLAIM


Afghan officials said Thursday that government forces have retaken much of Kunduz but the Taliban quickly denied the claim... READ MORE

1st October, 2015 155

AFGHAN FORCES SEEM TO GAIN GROUND IN BATTLE FOR KUNDUZ


Hungry and thirsty residents of Kunduz began to emerge from their homes in the areas where the security forces had taken control... READ MORE

5th October, 2015 956

Recent News Headlines : Afghan Forces

AFGHAN FORCES KILLED IN TALIBAN ATTACK ON GHANZI CHECKPOINT


According to Noori, six Taliban fighters were killed and more than 10 others wounded during a three-hour gun battle with Afghan forces after the initial attack... READ MORE

5th November, 2018 828

AFGHAN FORCES FREE 149 PEOPLE TAKEN BY TALIBAN, 21 STILL HELD


The ambush came despite Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's announcement of a conditional ceasefire with the Taliban during the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha this week... READ MORE

20th August, 2018 39

SIGAR REPORT PUTS AFGHAN SECURITY DEFICIENCIES IN FOCUS


When the idea of creating the Afghan National Security Forces ANSF came up, it was a rapid building up of the army... READ MORE

22nd September, 2017 1003

TALIBAN SUICIDE BOMB ATTACK ON AFGHAN FORCES KILLS 13


The resurgent Taliban are at the peak of their summer fighting season and have been ramping up their campaign against government forces... READ MORE

28th August, 2017 1871

AFGHAN FORCES CAPTURE TAYWARA DISTRICT FROM TALIBAN


Afghan security forces have recaptured a district in central Afghanistan that had fallen to the Taliban five days ago, officials said... READ MORE

29th July, 2017 1588

AFGHAN FILES EXPOSE DEADLY SECRETS OF AUSTRALIA'S SPECIAL FORCES


Secret defence force documents obtained by the ABC give an unprecedented insight into the clandestine operations of Australia's elite special forces in Afghanistan... READ MORE

20th July, 2017 5952

US FORCES IN AFGHANISTAN CONFIRM KILLING IS SENIOR COMMANDER


This operation is another success for defeating IS in Afghanistan, the statement said... READ MORE

15th July, 2017 0

AFTER KILLING OF TOP EMIR, AFGHAN FORCES MAKE INROADS INTO ISLAMIC STATE TERRITORY


John Nicholson, commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan, said in a statement... READ MORE

8th May, 2017 417

MORE THAN 50 FEARED DEAD IN TALIBAN ATTACK ON AFGHAN FORCES BASE - US MILITARY


Some 6,400 NATO soldiers remain in Afghanistan, following the large-scale NATO troop reduction there in 2014... READ MORE

21st April, 2017 652

AFGHANS PLAN TO DOUBLE SPECIAL FORCES FROM 17,000 AS THREATS GROW, SOURCES SAY


Afghanistan plans to double the number of elite special forces from 17,000 troops, officials said, part of a long-term strategy to bolster units stretched... READ MORE

29th March, 2017 5

US, AFGHAN FORCES KILLED 33 CIVILIANS IN 'SELF-DEFENCE'


To defend themselves and Afghan forces, US forces returned fire in self-defence at Taliban who were using civilian houses as firing positions, the statement added... READ MORE

12th January, 2017 4

AFGHAN FORCES BATTLE IN KEY NORTHERN CITY AMID TALIBAN OFFENSIVES ACROSS COUNTRY


In nearby Uruzgun province, Taliban forces launched attacks on roads leading to the capital, Tarin Kot, officials said... READ MORE

4th October, 2016 364

AFGHAN FORCES HUNT GUNMEN AFTER AMERICAN UNIVERSITY ATTACK


The American University of Afghanistan has about 1,700 students and claims itself as the country's only not-for-profit, non-partisan, co-educational university... READ MORE

25th August, 2016 2

SECURITY GUARD KILLED, 20 INJURED IN AMERICAN UNIVERSITY ATTACK IN AFGHANISTAN


An attack on the university is an attack on the future of Afghanistan, said Trudeau... READ MORE

24th August, 2016 1

'ONLY SOLUTION FOR AFGHANISTAN - US FORCES GET OUT'


The Taliban and ISIS don't have solutions for Afghanistan, neither does the US... READ MORE

9th August, 2016 1

U.S. DITCHED PLAN TO GIVE AFGHAN FORCES MORE ARMORED VEHICLES


Shortly after that, Afghan army chief of staff Sher Mohammad Karimi wrote a memo to coalition commanders outlining the military's need for better armored vehicles... READ MORE

5th July, 2016 86

U.S. WILL SEEK BILLIONS MORE TO SUPPORT AFGHAN MILITARY EFFORTS


Gordon Skip Davis Jr., commander of Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan, which oversees coalition support for Afghan security forces... READ MORE

18th June, 2016 62

EXCLUSIVE: OBAMA APPROVES BROADER ROLE FOR U.S. FORCES IN AFGHANISTAN


The new policy would allow U.S. forces to accompany Afghans at key moments in their offensive campaign against the Taliban... READ MORE

10th June, 2016 341

DESPITE BILLIONS IN U.S. FUNDING, AFGHAN FORCES HAVE A PROBLEM WITH BOOTS


According to the World Bank, Afghanistan is spending about 15 percent of its GDP on security... READ MORE

5th May, 2016 166

HOPES REST ON AFGHANISTAN'S ELITE FORCES IN FIGHT AGAINST TALIBAN


But U.S. and Afghan officials believe the army's commando and Special Forces units can fill the void... READ MORE

9th March, 2016 3

DESERTIONS DEPLETE AFGHAN FORCES, ADDING TO SECURITY WORRIES


Alarmed by Taliban gains, the United States decided last year to slow the pace of withdrawing troops still there... READ MORE

18th January, 2016 60

AFGHAN FORCES RETAKE NORTHERN DISTRICT FROM TALIBAN


Combined army, police and special forces units took back Darqad district, on the border with Tajikistan, in the early hours of Sunday, the defense ministry said... READ MORE

10th January, 2016 70

AFGHAN FORCES HOLD OUT AGAINST SUSTAINED TALIBAN ONSLAUGHT ON SANGIN


Afghan government forces are holding out against a sustained Taliban onslaught in Sangin with the help of national and international reinforcements... READ MORE

24th December, 2015 13

DEATH TOLL RISES TO 30 IN AFGHAN HOSPITAL BOMBING


KABUL Afghanistan AP The number of people killed when U.S... READ MORE

25th October, 2015 111


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