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TALIBAN ATTACK AFGHAN PARLIAMENT POLICE SAY


Taliban insurgents have launched complex attacks on government targets in the capital in the past... READ MORE

22nd June, 2015 540

TALIBAN AND AFGHAN FORCES BOTH CLAIM VICTORY IN KUNDUZ


Afghan officials said government troops recaptured much of Kunduz from Taliban insurgents, but a Taliban spokesman denied the government had retaken the strategic northern city... READ MORE

1st October, 2015 7

TALIBAN AND AFGHAN FORCES BOTH CLAIM VICTORY IN KUNDUZ


Afghan officials said government troops recaptured much of Kunduz from Taliban insurgents, but a Taliban spokesman denied the government had retaken the strategic northern city... READ MORE

1st October, 2015 2

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CIVILIANS, INCLUDING CHILDREN, KILLED IN AFGHAN FORCES' OPERATION


An official says nine civilians killed after Afghan security forces bombed a Taliban hideout in Sayed Abad district... READ MORE

10th March, 2019 1233

TALIBAN KILL 21 AFGHAN SECURITY FORCES, THREATEN CITY


The Taliban confirmed the attacks, saying their fighters had captured three checkpoints and killed or wounded 50 members of the security forces... READ MORE

1st January, 2019 0

AFGHANISTAN: DOZENS OF SECURITY FORCES KILLED IN TALIBAN ATTACK


Battles in Ghazni had eased, however, after the Taliban attacked the strategic city on Friday... READ MORE

15th August, 2018 975

12 AFGHAN SECURITY FORCES KILLED IN KANDAHAR


Taliban spokesman Qari Yusouf Ahmadi said the Taliban captured Maroof for a few hours and after removing weapons and other items left the district... READ MORE

28th September, 2017 1331

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 FORCES TAKE KEY HELMAND DISTRICT FROM TALIBAN


The battle to recapture the district had been fierce, with more than 50 Taliban fighters killed and five security forces wounded, he said... READ MORE

17th July, 2017 0

2 SAILORS RESCUED IN MID-ATLANTIC WHILE OTHERS AWAIT HELP


A Cormorant helicopter from the Royal Canadian Air Force has also been dispatched from Gander, N.L., to help... READ MORE

10th June, 2017 3321

US-BACKED SYRIAN FORCE ATTACKS IS-HELD CAPITAL OF RAQQA


Talal Sillo, a spokesman for the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, told reporters that operations have begun in coordination with the U.S.-led coalition... READ MORE

6th June, 2017 49

ATTACK ON LIBYAN AIRBASE BY TROOPS LOYAL TO UN-BACKED FACTION KILLS 141


An attack on an airbase in southern Libya has killed 141 people, mostly soldiers loyal to military strongman Khalifa Haftar, according to a spokesman for his forces... READ MORE

20th May, 2017 563

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

TALIBAN CAPTURE KEY AFGHAN DISTRICT; 9 POLICE KILLED


Helmand, which accounts for the bulk of Afghanistan's billion dollar opium crop, is already largely in the hands of the Taliban but the capture of Sangin... READ MORE

23rd March, 2017 2101

WHILE TRUMP TALKS TOUGH, U.S. QUIETLY CUTTING NUCLEAR FORCE


As of March 14, the air force had 406 Minuteman missiles in launch-ready silos, Maj... READ MORE

19th March, 2017 12

IN MOSUL, IRAQI FORCES STRUGGLE TO HANG ON TO GOVERNMENT COMPOUND DAYS AFTER RETAKING IT


Police forces had not properly cleared the surrounding buildings, and the Islamic State positioned snipers on their roofs... READ MORE

11th March, 2017 446

AMERICA'S MILITARY TENTACLES ARE IN THREE-QUARTERS OF WORLD


US Special Operations Forces deploy to 138 nations, 70 percent of the world's countries, according to a report by TomDispatch... READ MORE

8th January, 2017 405

AT LEAST FOUR KILLED IN TALIBAN RAID ON GERMAN CONSULATE IN AFGHANISTAN


Militants ram car packed with explosives into wall of consulate in Mazar-i-Sharif in retaliation for Nato airstrikes on Kunduz... READ MORE

11th November, 2016 330

US ADMITS AIR STRIKES 'LIKELY' KILLED AFGHAN CIVILIANS


US forces in Afghanistan conceded on Saturday that their air strikes in the northern province of Kunduz had very likely resulted in civilian killings... READ MORE

5th November, 2016 7965

AFGHAN CIVILIANS KILLED IN NATO AIR STRIKE IN KUNDUZ


The air raids on Thursday were in support of US and Afghan forces during an attack targeting senior Taliban commanders, according to provincial spokesman Mahmood Danish... READ MORE

3rd November, 2016 10399

CHINA'S NEW J-20 STEALTH FIGHTER SCREAMS ON TO SCENE


The J-20 is bigger than the J-31 but both are considered big steps in making China's People's Liberation Army Air Force a Pacific power... READ MORE

1st November, 2016 4430

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

U.S. SAYS 100 TROOPS DEPLOYED TO TROUBLED SOUTH AFGHAN CITY


Omer Zwak, spokesman for the provincial governor in Helmand, said there were plans for additional U.S. troops to support Afghan security forces in Lashkar Gah... READ MORE

22nd August, 2016 3

AFGHAN OFFICIALS SAY TALIBAN DRIVEN BACK IN KUNDUZ FIGHTING


Defense Ministry spokesman General Dawlat Waziri said 40 Taliban fighters had been killed and around 50 wounded after being beaten back by government forces... READ MORE

16th April, 2016 16

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

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


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