News Headlines : Security Forces

TURKEY LAUNCHES AIRSTRIKES ON PKK TARGETS


Three soldiers of the Turkish security forces were killed in an ambush by the PKK members in the southeastern province of Sirnak... READ MORE

5th August, 2015 0

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

MALI HOTEL ATTACK: FRANCE BELIEVED A TARGET


French commandos were deployed to help local security forces clear the hotel, floor by floor, in a siege that lasted 12 hours... READ MORE

20th November, 2015 31

Recent News Headlines : Security Forces

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: SUICIDE BOMBER TARGETS SECURITY CONVOY IN KABUL


At least 12 killed, six wounded in a Taliban ambush that hit a convoy of security personnel in Kabul... READ MORE

11th December, 2018 1780

IRAQI FORCES CAPTURE 5 TOP ISIS LEADERS ALONG SYRIA BORDER, U.S. SAYS


The U.S.-led coalition supported Iraqi ground forces and Syrian fighters known as the Syrian Democratic Forces in the more than three-year war against ISIS... READ MORE

11th May, 2018 115

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

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

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

5 DEAD AS SECURITY FORCES CLASH WITH 'OUTLAWS'


The raid on Tuesday took place in Diraz, the home village of Ayatollah Isa Qassim and the site of a sit-in encampment of his followers... READ MORE

24th May, 2017 763

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

GUNMEN WEARING LAB COATS ATTACK HOSPITAL IN AFGHANISTAN; AT LEAST 30 DEAD


The two other attackers were shot dead by security forces, the spokesman said... READ MORE

8th March, 2017 20

IRAQI SECURITY FORCES ENTER MOSUL INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT


Reports Iraqi security forces enter Mosul International Airport... READ MORE

23rd February, 2017 13786

'I THOUGHT, THIS IS IT': ONE MAN'S ESCAPE FROM AN ISLAMIC STATE MASSACRE


Iraqi security forces were approaching, and the militants were losing their grip on the area... READ MORE

16th November, 2016 135

'I THOUGHT, THIS IS IT': ONE MAN'S ESCAPE FROM AN ISLAMIC STATE MASSACRE


Marko Drobnjakovic AP The United Nations reported last week that the Islamic State had abducted 295 former members of the Iraqi security forces from areas around Mosul... READ MORE

15th November, 2016 1111

IF THERE WERE NO CIVILIANS WED JUST BURN IT ALL NONCOMBATANTS HAMPER IRAQI FORCES


Iraqi soldiers talk during a lull in the fighting against Islamic State militants on Nov. 11, 2016, as security forces were pushing through parts of Mosul... READ MORE

12th November, 2016 4416

CIVILIANS STUCK IN MOSUL DISTRUST INVADING IRAQI FORCES; SHIITES YET TO CLOSE ISLAMIC STATE ESCAPE ROUTE


As Iraqi forces pushed Islamic State militants out of Mosul's eastern neighborhoods this week, hundreds of civilians faced a dilemma Stay in an area still... READ MORE

4th November, 2016 0

ISLAMIC STATE USING HOSTAGES AS HUMAN SHIELDS IN MOSUL


Iraqi and kurdish forces close in on mosul after making quick gains... READ MORE

29th October, 2016 4041

IRAQ FORCES KILLS 48 ISLAMIC STATE ATTACKERS IN KIRKUK


Iraq forces kills 48 Islamic State attackers in Kirkuk Police chief... READ MORE

23rd October, 2016 248

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

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

SECURITY CONTRACTOR SHOT DEAD IN BAGHDAD


Media reports suggest the man was a former special forces soldier employed by Unity Resources Group, a Dubai-based Australian security company contracted to guard the embassy... READ MORE

13th May, 2016 0

AFGHANISTAN: SCORES OF TALIBAN DEAD IN KUNDUZ ATTACK


Scores of Taliban fighters were killed on Friday after launching an offensive against Afghan security forces to seize the strategic northern city of Kunduz... READ MORE

16th April, 2016 118

AFGHANISTAN: TALIBAN FIGHT KILLS 15 SECURITY TROOPS


A gun battle with the Taliban killed at least 15 members of the Afghan security forces in the volatile southern Uruzgan province, an official said on Wednesday... READ MORE

30th March, 2016 24

VIOLENCE ESCALATES IN ISRAEL AND WEST BANK


Israeli police said a Palestinian woman was shot and wounded by IDF troops in the West Bank city of Hebron on Sunday .... READ MORE

16th February, 2016 3


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