Pajhwok

  • new112 militants killed in a week in south

    112 militants killed in a week in south

    By Pajhwok on 01 July 2015KABUL (Pajhwok): As many as 112 militants were killed during ongoing security operations over the past one week in southern provinces, the Kandahar governor’s house said on Wednesday.In a statement, the governor’s hous…
    - 1 hour ago, 1 Jul 15, 3:46pm -
  • new2 deputy ministers, Jawzjan governor appointed

    2 deputy ministers, Jawzjan governor appointed

    By Mohammad Asif Ahmadzai on 01 July 2015KAB UL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani has appointed two deputy ministers at the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs and a new governor for northern Jawzjan province.A statement from the Presidential Palace…
    - 2 hours ago, 1 Jul 15, 3:04pm -
  • newSpecial unit established to wipe out Daesh: NDS

    Special unit established to wipe out Daesh: NDS

    By Ahmad Shah Erfanyar on 01 July 2015KABUL (Pajhwok): Spokesman of Afghanistan spy network has said a separate unit has been tasked to carry out operations against the self-styled Islamic State (IS) fighters in the country.Abdul Hasib Sadiqui, sp…
    - 3 hours ago, 1 Jul 15, 1:57pm -
  • new16 people killed & wounded in separate incidents

    16 people killed & wounded in separate incidents

    By Pajhwok on 01 July 2015KABUL (Pajhwok): Eight people, including four civilians, have been killed and as many injured during different incidents in Maidan Wardak, Herat and Badghis provinces, officials said on Wednesday.Two civilians were killed…
    - 3 hours ago, 1 Jul 15, 1:48pm -
  • newJapan donates 106 machineries for road maintenance

    Japan donates 106 machineries for road maintenance

    By Pajhwok Report, Azizullah Hamdard on 01 July 2015KABUL (Pajhwok): In latest move to support Afghanistan, the Embassy of Japan on Wednesday announced the handover of 106 different machineries to the Ministry of Public Works for road maintenance i…
    - 4 hours ago, 1 Jul 15, 1:20pm -
  • newFemale Ghor governor pledges to empower women

    Female Ghor governor pledges to empower women

    By Mohammad Hassan Hakimi on 01 July 2015FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): The newly-appointed female governor for western Ghor province on Wednesday took charge with pledges to fight administrative graft, resolve tribal disputes, improve security and empower wom…
    - 4 hours ago, 1 Jul 15, 1:05pm -
  • new$400m projects to be initiated in Nangarhar

    $400m projects to be initiated in Nangarhar

    By Zeerak Fahim on 01 July 2015JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The governor on Wednesday said he would try to increase coordination among donor agencies and government organisations in implementation of projects in eastern Nangarhar province.Salim Khan Kunduz…
    - 4 hours ago, 1 Jul 15, 1:00pm -
  • 80 police remain surrounded in Uruzgan: MP

    80 police remain surrounded in Uruzgan: MP

    By Khwaja Basir Ahmad on 01 July 2015KABUL (Pajhwok): Hundreds of Taliban gunmen have surrounded about 80 policemen in their compound in central Uruzgan province for the last nine days, a lawmaker said on Wednesday, blaming the government for taking…
    - 4 hours ago, 1 Jul 15, 12:27pm -
  • Farah ALP members join Taliban ranks

    Farah ALP members join Taliban ranks

    By Mohammad Humayoon Zaheen, Abdul Latif Ayubi on 01 July 2015FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): A number of Afghan Local Police (ALP) in Balabuluk district in western Farah province joined Taliban ranks, an official confirmed.The number of deserters has report…
    - 5 hours ago, 1 Jul 15, 12:03pm -
  • Violence against women falls in Balkh: official

    Violence against women falls in Balkh: official

    By ‌Zabihullah Ihsas on 01 July 2015MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok):  The women’s affairs department and the provincial chapter of Afghanistan’s Human Rights Commission (AHRC) hold different views about violence against women in northern Balkh provi…
    - 5 hours ago, 1 Jul 15, 12:02pm -

ToloNews

  • newWashington Concerned about Daesh Presence in Afghanistan: Kirby

    Washington Concerned about Daesh Presence in Afghanistan: Kirby

    The United States for the first time officially expressed deep concerns about the presence of Daesh insurgents in Afghanistan – weeks after reports emerged about alleged fighting between Daesh and Taliban insurgents in eastern Nangarhar province.W…
    - 36 mins ago, 1 Jul 15, 4:19pm -
  • newKabul Court Quietly Reverses Death Penalty Decision in Farkhunda Case

    Kabul Court Quietly Reverses Death Penalty Decision in Farkhunda Case

    The Kabul Appeals Court has allegedly reversed the Primary Court's sentence of the death penalty handed down in May to four accused in the Farkhunda murder case.Those handed the death penalty in a ruling in May have now reportedly had their sentenc…
    - 3 hours ago, 1 Jul 15, 2:11pm -
  • newFamilies of ‎Kabul Blast ‎ Victims Speak Out

    Families of ‎Kabul Blast ‎ Victims Speak Out

    Bereaved families of those killed in Tuesday's deadly car bomb called on government Wednesday to step up efforts to stop such attacks.The blast occurred on Tuesday near the Qazi Plaza on the airport road when a suicide car bomber, targeting a NATO-…
    - 3 hours ago, 1 Jul 15, 1:46pm -
  • newChechen, Tajik rebels lead Warduj clashes: Official

    Chechen, Tajik rebels lead Warduj clashes: Official

    Security officials in Badakhshan said Wednesday that one of the main goals of insurgents in the area is to bring about the collapse of Warduj district in the northeastern province. In addition, the insurgency is being led by mostly Tajik and Chechen…
    - 4 hours ago, 1 Jul 15, 1:10pm -
  • newNew Players to Join National Team Ahead of Japan Match

    New Players to Join National Team Ahead of Japan Match

    Slaven Skeledzic, the national soccer team's German coach, said Wednesday that players based in Australia and Europe will join the Afghan squad for the World Cup 2018 qualifying matches against Japan."Ahead of the match against Japan, we will play…
    - 4 hours ago, 1 Jul 15, 12:58pm -
  • BA REWAYATE DIGAR: Taking a Moderate Approach to Islam

    BA REWAYATE DIGAR: Taking a Moderate Approach to Islam

    This episode of Ba Rewayate Digar, hosted by Muslim Shirzad, discusses moderation and justice in Islam.To watch the whole program, click here:{youtube}5pRD7ngJ-UA{/youtube}Questions raised are whether there is room for monasticism, excessive asce…
    - 9 hours ago, 1 Jul 15, 7:34am -
  • TAWDE KHABARE: Abdullah Urges Action To Safeguard Public's Trust

    TAWDE KHABARE: Abdullah Urges Action To Safeguard Public's Trust

    National Unity Government CEO Abdullah Abdullah on Monday stated that the NUG must do everything possible to maintain public trust as losing it would be the end of the line for government.To watch the program, click here:{youtube}s6tPEsuJuWs{/yout…
    - 10 hours ago, 1 Jul 15, 6:52am -
  • FARAKHABAR: UN Warns Against Forgetting Afghanistan Amid Rising Insecurity

    FARAKHABAR: UN Warns Against Forgetting Afghanistan Amid Rising Insecurity

    The same day a spate of blasts shook Kabul, the UN's special envoy to Afghanistan Nicholas Haysom warned that it would be disastrous for the country should the international community forget about it in light of more pressing global issues.To watch…
    - 10 hours ago, 1 Jul 15, 6:36am -
  • Danish Introduces Nominees For Key Posts To Parliament

    Danish Introduces Nominees For Key Posts To Parliament

    Second vice president Mohammad Sarwar Danish on Wednesday introduced four nominees for key government posts to parliament ahead of Saturday's vote of confidence.The nominees are for the Ministry of Defense, Central Bank and for the Supreme Court.T…
    - 11 hours ago, 1 Jul 15, 6:13am -
  • Iran Nuclear Talks Deadline Extended to July 7

    Iran Nuclear Talks Deadline Extended to July 7

    Iran and six major powers gave themselves until July 7 to clinch a historic nuclear deal after a deadline to end marathon talks passed as the clock struck Wednesday, with no breakthrough in sight.Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, who joined t…
    - 12 hours ago, 1 Jul 15, 5:19am -

Khama Press

  • Op-ed: America can’t give up on Afghanistan

    Op-ed: America can’t give up on Afghanistan

    No analysis this time and staying away from political jargon. We have major problems in Afghanistan and America can’t give up on us, not again. The issue in Afghanistan is not America’s presence but its shortcomings on policy on the region. It ju…
    - 5 hours ago, 1 Jul 15, 11:45am -
  • Sediqi: Eight Pakistani soldiers killed in clash with Afghan forces after violating border in Paktika

    Sediqi: Eight Pakistani soldiers killed in clash with Afghan forces after violating border in Paktika

    Pakistan once again violated border in Afghanistan’s Paktika province, prompting deadly clash with Afghan forces. Officials say eight Pakistani soldiers were killed in a clash with Afghan forces during a clash erupted after border violation in Pakt…
    - 5 hours ago, 1 Jul 15, 11:44am -
  • Stanikzai finally introduced to Wolesi Jirga for a vote of confidence

    Stanikzai finally introduced to Wolesi Jirga for a vote of confidence

    Mohammad Masoum Stanikzai, the acting Defense Minister, who was nominated for the post of Defense Minister earlier, has been introduced to the Lower House of Parliament or Wolesi Jirga for a vote of confidence. Mohammad Sarwar Danish, the second vice…
    - 8 hours ago, 1 Jul 15, 9:20am -
  • 10 soldiers martyred, 44 militants killed in military operations

    10 soldiers martyred, 44 militants killed in military operations

    10 soldiers have embraced martyrdom and 44 militants killed in newest military operations across the country, officials announced on Wednesday. A statement issued by the Ministry of Defense states that seven Army soldiers lost lives in militant attac…
    - 9 hours ago, 1 Jul 15, 7:35am -
  • Drone strikes kill 14 militants in Nangarhar

    Drone strikes kill 14 militants in Nangarhar

    14 militants have been killed and their hideouts destroyed in U.S. drone strikes in eastern Nangarhar province. Officials at the police headquarters of Nangarhar said that the drone targeted two insurgent hideouts in Mach Megi area of Lalpur District…
    - 10 hours ago, 1 Jul 15, 6:50am -
  • Former deputy of Nangarhar Provincial Council killed

    Former deputy of Nangarhar Provincial Council killed

    Unidentified armed have gunned down the former deputy of the provincial council of eastern Nangarhar province. Maeen Shah Haqani was on his way home when he came under armed attack in Ghanikhil District yesterday. Ahmadzia Abduzai, spokesman for the…
    - 11 hours ago, 1 Jul 15, 6:03am -
  • President Ghani strongly condemns recent Kabul suicide attack

    President Ghani strongly condemns recent Kabul suicide attack

    President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has strongly condemned the recent suicide attack in capital Kabul that left over a dozen of civilians killed and wounded. President Ghani said in a statement that targeting innocent people in the holy month of Ramazan…
    - 12 hours ago, 1 Jul 15, 5:18am -
  • Baghlan police detain Army General for drug trafficking

    Baghlan police detain Army General for drug trafficking

    Police in northern Baghlan province have arrested an Afghan National Army (ANA) General for trafficking drugs. Officials say Brigadier General Abdul Samad Habib had placed the drugs in a military vehicle when police apprehended him red handed on Tues…
    - 12 hours ago, 1 Jul 15, 4:34am -
  • 1 killed, 22 injured in attack on NATO convoy in Kabul

    1 killed, 22 injured in attack on NATO convoy in Kabul

    A heavy explosion rocked capital Kabul on Tuesday afternoon after a suicide bomber targeted the vehicles convoy of the coalition forces. The incident took place in the vicinity of the 9th police district of the city around 1:30 pm local time, the se…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Jun 15, 10:56am -
  • President Ghani: No one should think about the collapse of Afghanistan

    President Ghani: No one should think about the collapse of Afghanistan

    President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday said that the future of Afghanistan is dependent on cooperation from the regional countries, adding that fundamental change is impossible without assistance of the neighbors. He said Afghanistan is facing ch…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Jun 15, 8:51am -

Wadsam | Business News

  • Dozens of Afghans found jobs at Herat Job Fair

    Dozens of Afghans found jobs at Herat Job Fair

    A mega 2-day job fair was held in Herat province of Afghanistan on June 16-17 by the USAID’s Afghanistan Workforce Development Program (AWDP) in partnership with nine private vocational andThe post Dozens of Afghans found jobs at Herat Job Fair ap…
    - 8 hours ago, 1 Jul 15, 8:56am -
  • Afghanistan’s first ever Dispute Resolution Center opens in Kabul

    Afghanistan’s first ever Dispute Resolution Center opens in Kabul

    The Afghanistan Center for Commercial Dispute Resolution (ACDR) was officially inaugurated on Tuesday in Kabul. The first center of its profile in Afghanistan, ACDR is open to provide domestic andThe post Afghanistan’s first ever Dispute Resolutio…
    - 9 hours ago, 1 Jul 15, 7:37am -
  • How to create one million private sector jobs in Afghanistan?

    How to create one million private sector jobs in Afghanistan?

    Author: Sayed Aziz Azimi Despite the steady stream of alarming news from Afghanistan, the greatest threat to its stability and security is not the Taliban, al Qaeda, or Islamist fundamentalists-itThe post How to create one million private sector job…
    - 13 hours ago, 1 Jul 15, 4:07am -
  • New health facility to open up in Badakhshan

    New health facility to open up in Badakhshan

    A 76-bed hospital is going to be built in Faizabad city of northeastern Badakhshan province with funds from the German government. The two-story building will be equipped with modern facilitiesThe post New health facility to open up in Badakhshan ap…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Jun 15, 7:33am -
  • Over 4000 families benefit from development projects in Kunar province

    Over 4000 families benefit from development projects in Kunar province

    Over 4000 families in various communities have benefited from development projects which were recently completed in Dar-e-pech, Nurgal, Sarkani and Narang districts of Kunar province. Costing AFN 44,811,000, the projectsThe post Over 4000 families b…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Jun 15, 7:04am -
  • MPs at odds over changes to Anti-Money Laundering Law

    MPs at odds over changes to Anti-Money Laundering Law

    Afghan lawmakers in the Lower House had a heated debate over changes to a controversial article of the Anti-Money Laundering Law on Monday. According to Article 4 of the Anti-MoneyThe post MPs at odds over changes to Anti-Money Laundering Law appear…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Jun 15, 4:13am -
  • Afghan central bank to pump $850mn into the economy

    Afghan central bank to pump $850mn into the economy

    Afghanistan’s Central Bank, Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB), plans to pump USD85mn into the local economy in a bid to stabilize the national currency and assist the banking sector. DAB’s actingThe post Afghan central bank to pump $850mn into the econo…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Jun 15, 3:52am -
  • 13 fastest-growing economies in the world

    13 fastest-growing economies in the world

    China’s crazy growth has been one of the biggest stories over the past several decades. But the Chinese economy certainly isn’t the only one posting huge growth rates. We compiledThe post 13 fastest-growing economies in the world appeared first…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jun 15, 1:35pm -
  • Spinning wheels turning women’s lives around in Jalalabad

    Spinning wheels turning women’s lives around in Jalalabad

    In Afghanistan, the hand-made carpets created by Ali Sahil String Making and Carpet Warpet Weaving Company are prized for their elegant designs and distinctive Afghan craftsmanship. With a recent investmentThe post Spinning wheels turning women’s…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jun 15, 11:51am -
  • Request for Proposal: 400 Kwp PV Solar System in Bamyan, Afghanistan

    Request for Proposal: 400 Kwp PV Solar System in Bamyan, Afghanistan

    Aga Khan Foundation, Afghanistan, and their appointed Project Managers, Aga Khan Planning & Building Service, Pakistan (AKPBS,P) seek to install a 400 Kwp off-grid PV solar system for the newThe post Request for Proposal: 400 Kwp PV Solar System in…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jun 15, 6:50am -

The Guardian

  • Afghanistan growing more receptive on women's rights, says British ambassador
    Karen Pierce welcomes Taliban acknowledgement of women’s right to learn and work, and hails efforts of Afghan president Ashraf Ghani and wife RulaFor the first time, Afghan leaders seem willing to make sincere attempts to improve the rights of wome…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jun 15, 6:00am -
  • Coroner to investigate army failures before death of troops in Afghanistan
    An inquest into the murder of three Australian soldiers by a rogue Afghan sergeant is looking at whether more could have been done to protect themA coroner will consider whether a series of errors by senior Australian defence force members exposed tr…
    - 7 days ago, 24 Jun 15, 9:24am -
  • Taliban attack parliament building in Kabul with suicide car bomb and RPGs
    Afghan lawmakers voting on new defence minister forced to evacuate after armed insurgents try to storm building, injuring dozensTwo people, including a child, died when Taliban fighters attacked the Afghan parliament building in Kabul, injuring dozen…
    - 9 days ago, 22 Jun 15, 1:25pm -
  • Afghanistan parliament attacked by Taliban suicide bomber and gunmen
    Two killed and 40 injured in suicide and gun attackAll attackers killed by security forcesTaliban claims responsibility Read the latest summary 11.28am BSTHere’s Sune Engel Rasmussen’s report on the attack from Kabul. Related: Taliban attack parl…
    - 9 days ago, 22 Jun 15, 10:28am -
  • Afghan parliament building rocked by suicide bomber – video
    Video from a TV station in Afghanistan shows the moment the parliament building in Kabul came under attack. A woman and child were killed and 40 civilians were wounded in the attack and according to the UN. The Taliban claimed responsibility Continue…
    - 9 days ago, 22 Jun 15, 9:22am -
  • Taliban attacks Afghanistan's parliament in Kabul – video
    A huge car bomb rocks the Afghan parliament in Kabul as gunmen attempt to storm the building in a Taliban attack. Footage shows MPs evacuating a smoke-filled chamber as parliament was in session when the attack took place on Monday. Gunmen were stopp…
    - 9 days ago, 22 Jun 15, 8:53am -
  • Migrants on Hungary's border fence: 'This wall, we will not accept it'
    Hungary plans a 4 metre-high fence along 110-mile border with Serbia to stop migrants on Balkan land route, making an already perilous journey even harderCrouched in the darkness, 500 metres from the Hungarian border, 15 Syrian refugees whisper about…
    - 9 days ago, 22 Jun 15, 6:00am -
  • America's drone policy is all exceptions and no rules | Trevor Timm
    The drone strikes in Yemen are a reminder that the ‘rules’ are virtually meaningless. That sets a terrifying precedent for the next presidentThe Obama administration is again allowing the CIA to use drone strikes to secretly kill people that the…
    - 11 days ago, 20 Jun 15, 11:00am -
  • Afghan men urged to support HeForShe campaign at Kabul launch
    Organisers to enlist traditional Afghan male attributes of manliness and valour in cause of UN gender equality campaign given prominence by actor Emma Watson In Kabul on Tuesday a group of Afghan men took the very rare step of calling on their male c…
    - 14 days ago, 17 Jun 15, 1:25pm -
  • North Carolina abortion ultrasound law rejected by US supreme court
    Law had forced doctors to perform ultrasounds and describe it to womenAppeals court previously ruled that state sought to discourage abortionsThe US supreme court on Monday rejected a bid by the state of North Carolina to revive its law requiring wom…
    - 16 days ago, 15 Jun 15, 4:09pm -

BBC Asia

  • newDigital India: Modi's challenges
    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches an ambitious programme for a "digital India" - what are the challenges?
    - 1 hour ago, 1 Jul 15, 3:42pm -
  • newIndian 'eye candy' official sues
    An Indian bureaucrat sues Outlook magazine for calling her "eye candy", telling the BBC she found the description offensive.
    - 1 hour ago, 1 Jul 15, 3:28pm -
  • newThousands attend HK democracy rally
    Tens of thousands of people in Hong Kong attend a pro-democracy rally to mark the 18th anniversary of Britain handing the territory back to China.
    - 2 hours ago, 1 Jul 15, 3:13pm -
  • newAmnesty call to revoke Kashmir law
    Amnesty International calls on India to revoke a draconian law which provides immunity to security forces accused of human rights violations in Kashmir.
    - 3 hours ago, 1 Jul 15, 2:17pm -
  • newBarrier Reef spared 'danger' listing

    Barrier Reef spared 'danger' listing

    United Nations heritage body Unesco votes not to put Australia's Great Barrier Reef on its world danger list.
    - 3 hours ago, 1 Jul 15, 1:47pm -
  • Rajapaksa to stand in Sri Lanka poll
    Former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa says he will stand in parliamentary elections next month.
    - 6 hours ago, 1 Jul 15, 11:08am -
  • Australians seek to help amnesiac
    Australians use social media to try to help a woman in California with amnesia but a slight accent and vague memories of holidays in the country.
    - 6 hours ago, 1 Jul 15, 10:57am -
  • Mass wedding for N Korea defectors

    Mass wedding for N Korea defectors

    A mass wedding is held in Seoul for defectors from North Korea.
    - 6 hours ago, 1 Jul 15, 10:44am -
  • China's stock market falls 5%

    China's stock market falls 5%

    Mainland Chinese shares fall 5.2% reversing many of the gains seen a day earlier.
    - 7 hours ago, 1 Jul 15, 10:01am -
  • Indonesia plane crash toll rises
    Indonesian officials says 141 bodies have been recovered after a military plane crashed into houses in Medan on Tuesday, with no known survivors.
    - 8 hours ago, 1 Jul 15, 9:20am -

Google News

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DAWN News

  • Two Taliban leaders killed in east Afghanistan: Nato

    Two Taliban leaders killed in east Afghanistan: Nato

    KABUL: Nato said its air strikes have killed two key local Taliban leaders in eastern Afghanistan.The international military alliance said in a statement issued on Monday that its forces killed the Taliban shadow administrator for Nangarhar province…
    - 24 Jan 11, 5:45am -
  • Ten militants killed in eastern Afghanistan

    Ten militants killed in eastern Afghanistan

    KABUL: Three suicide attackers detonated their explosives vests during a gunbattle with Afghan and coalition forces that left 10 militants and one civilian dead in Khost province of eastern Afghanistan.Provincial police chief Abdul Hakim Ishaqzia s…
    - 22 Jan 11, 11:10am -
  • Two Nato service members killed in Afghan attacks

    Two Nato service members killed in Afghan attacks

    KABUL: Nato on Thursday said two of its service members died in insurgent attacks in Afghanistan.It said one service member was killed Thursday in the north, while another was killed Wednesday in the south. It did not identify their …
    - 20 Jan 11, 5:25am -
  • Afghan underworld shows challenges for stability

    Afghan underworld shows challenges for stability

    MAHUMUD-E-RAQI, Afghanistan: The calls were threatening and they just wouldn’t stop. The extortion demand was several hundred thousands of dollars.“Or else,” said the caller.Fearful, the civil engineer started to pay. But it was never enough…
    - 18 Jan 11, 5:09am -
  • Several injured in Jalalabad explosion

    Several injured in Jalalabad explosion

    KABUL: Several people were injured in an explosion outside a music cassette shop in eastern Afghanistan, Afghan police said.General Aminullah Amirkhil, who directs the Afghan border police in four eastern provinces, said the explosion occurred Thur…
    - 13 Jan 11, 6:43am -
  • Suicide blast kills two in Kabul

    Suicide blast kills two in Kabul

    KABUL: A suicide bomber on a motorbike killed at least two Afghan security personnel and wounded four in an attack near the country’s parliament in Kabul on Wednesday, an Afghan government official said. The attack in the Afghan capital targeted…
    - 12 Jan 11, 5:01am -
  • Suicide car bombing kills three Afghan border police

    Suicide car bombing kills three Afghan border police

    KABUL: A suicide car bombing against a border police vehicle in troubled southern Afghanistan killed three border police guards, local authorities said.Monday’s attack was the second suicide bombing in four days against border police in the area…
    - 10 Jan 11, 7:24am -
  • Bomb blast kills policeman in Kabul

    Bomb blast kills policeman in Kabul

    KABUL: A bomb placed in a bag exploded on a road in downtown Kabul on Tuesday, killing a policeman and wounding two civilians, authorities said, in a relatively rare attack in the Afghan capital. There have been few attacks in …
    - 4 Jan 11, 5:23am -
  • US Senator proposes permanent bases in Afghanistan

    US Senator proposes permanent bases in Afghanistan

    WASHINGTON: A leading Republican lawmaker on US military policy said he wanted American officials to consider establishing permanent military bases in Afghanistan.Senator Lindsay Graham of South Carolina said that having a few US air bases in Afgha…
    - 3 Jan 11, 5:46am -
  • Grenade attack in Kandahar kills child

    Grenade attack in Kandahar kills child

    KABUL: Insurgents threw hand grenades into two houses in the province of Kandahar, killing a child in one and wounding six people — including a woman and a child — in the other, a local official in southern Afghanistan said.…
    - 31 Dec 10, 8:59am -

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  • Lebanon’s Hezbollah acknowledges battling the Islamic State in Iraq

    Lebanon’s Hezbollah acknowledges battling the Islamic State in Iraq

    BEIRUT — The leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah movement acknowledged for the first time Monday that the Shiite militia has sent fighters to Iraq, and he urged Arab states throughout the region to set aside sectarian rivalries to confront the threat p…
    - 16 Feb 15, 10:47pm -
  • Islamic State tries to attack base where hundreds of U.S. troops are stationed

    Islamic State tries to attack base where hundreds of U.S. troops are stationed

    BAGHDAD — Disguised as Iraqi army soldiers, a squad of Islamic State militants attempted Friday to bomb a base in western Iraq where hundreds of U.S. troops are stationed, raising concerns about whether the Americans will be drawn into direct comba…
    - 13 Feb 15, 8:45pm -
  • Al-Qaeda fighters overrun Yemeni military base, exploiting turmoil

    Al-Qaeda fighters overrun Yemeni military base, exploiting turmoil

    SANAA, Yemen — Militants linked to al-Qaeda overran a military base in southern Yemen on Thursday in a sophisticated attack that signaled the extremist group’s desire to exploit widening turmoil in this Arabian Peninsula nation.Read full article…
    - 12 Feb 15, 8:50pm -
  • Britain, France to shutter Yemen embassies

    Britain, France to shutter Yemen embassies

    SANAA, Yemen — Britain and France announced Wednesday that they would shutter their embassies in Yemen, a day after the United States closed its mission and withdrew its diplomats from the strife-torn Arabian Peninsula nation.Read full article >>
    - 11 Feb 15, 8:05pm -
  • Jordan hits Islamic State with airstrikes as king visits family of pilot burned alive

    Jordan hits Islamic State with airstrikes as king visits family of pilot burned alive

    AYE, Jordan — After Jordanian warplanes carried out airstrikes Thursday against the Islamic State in Syria, the fighter jets returned to perform a teeth-rattling “victory lap” above this farm town that has been cloaked in grief.Read full articl…
    - 5 Feb 15, 9:56pm -
  • Taliban claims responsibility for attack on Americans at Kabul airport base

    Taliban claims responsibility for attack on Americans at Kabul airport base

    KABUL — The Taliban claimed responsibility Friday for a shooting incident at a military base attached to Kabul’s international airport Thursday that killed three American civilian contractors and wounded a fourth, saying the attacker had infiltra…
    - 30 Jan 15, 3:59pm -
  • 3 Americans killed in shooting at Kabul military hub

    3 Americans killed in shooting at Kabul military hub

    KABUL — Three American civilian contractors and an Afghan national were killed Thursday in a shooting incident at a military base attached to Kabul’s international airport, according to U.S. officials. A fourth American contractor was wounded in…
    - 29 Jan 15, 10:30pm -
  • Jordan demands proof captured pilot is alive as Islamic State deadline passes

    Jordan demands proof captured pilot is alive as Islamic State deadline passes

    AMMAN, Jordan — Jordan demanded proof Thursday from the Islamic State that a captured Jordanian pilot is still alive, as a deadline reportedly set by the militant group for the kingdom to release a convicted terrorist passed without word on the fat…
    - 29 Jan 15, 5:10pm -
  • American among victims of attack on hotel in Libyan capital

    American among victims of attack on hotel in Libyan capital

    Gunmen stormed a hotel popular with foreigners in Libya’s capital Tuesday and killed at least 10 people, including an American security contractor, before a standoff ended when two assailants set off a grenade that left them both dead, news agencie…
    - 27 Jan 15, 11:54pm -
  • Yemen on edge after government resigns amid widening unrest

    Yemen on edge after government resigns amid widening unrest

    SANAA, Yemen — Thousands of Yemenis rallied in support of rival political groups on Friday and separatist groups in the south pressed for secession following the government’s resignation in response to a siege by Shiite rebels.Read full article >…
    - 23 Jan 15, 11:33pm -