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  • newKarzai urges nation to back govt for stable Afghanistan

    Karzai urges nation to back govt for stable Afghanistan

    By Abbasin Zaheer on 06 March 2015KABUL (Pajhwok): Former president Hamid Karzai stressed on nation to fully back the national unity government for greater peace, security and stability of Afghanistan.Karzai said this at a gathering arranged in con…
    - 9 mins ago, 6 Mar 15, 10:50am -
  • newKhalili wants kochis problems resolved

    Khalili wants kochis problems resolved

    By Abbasin Zaheer on 06 March 2015KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief of Wahdat-e-Islami party Karim Khalili demanded the government should work out strategy to resolve problems of nomads and expedite efforts to ensure early released of the 30 kidnapped passenge…
    - 1 hour ago, 6 Mar 15, 9:58am -
  • newPolicewoman dares to keep Taliban at bay in Helmand

    Policewoman dares to keep Taliban at bay in Helmand

    By شمس جلال on 06 March 2015LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): An Afghan local policewoman in the Marja district of southern Helmand province said she was better protecting the Sistani locality from militants after the Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers…
    - 3 hours ago, 6 Mar 15, 8:25am -
  • newKidnapped district official found dead in Wardak

    Kidnapped district official found dead in Wardak

    By Idrees Noori on 06 March 2015MAIDAN SHAHAR (Pajhwok): The district executive director for Sayedabad district of central Maidan Wardak province found dead on Friday after he was abducted by Taliban gunmen four days back, the acting governor’s s…
    - 3 hours ago, 6 Mar 15, 7:30am -
  • newMoles hopes Afghan team can demonstrate performance

    Moles hopes Afghan team can demonstrate performance


    - 4 hours ago, 6 Mar 15, 7:08am -
  • Abdullah orders inmates beyond jail terms freed

    Abdullah orders inmates beyond jail terms freed

    By Pajhwok on 06 March 2015KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief executive officer Abdullah Abdullah on Thursday directed the authorities concerned to take measures for releasing prisoners whom jail sentences had expired but they continued to languish.Abdullah, w…
    - 13 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 9:39pm -
  • Abdullah invited on state visit to Pakistan

    Abdullah invited on state visit to Pakistan

    By Pajhwok on 06 March 2015KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan’s prime minister Mian Nawaz Sharif has invited Afghanistan’s chief executive officer Abdullah Abdullah to pay an official visit to Islamabad, the country’s ambassador said here on Thursday.…
    - 14 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 8:49pm -
  • Burqa-clad men march draws criticism

    Burqa-clad men march draws criticism

    By Mohammad Halim Karimi on 06 March 2015KABUL (Pajhwok): A group of men, mostly young, on Thursday donned burqas --- an Afghan traditional female code dress --- marching through the capital Kabul to draw attention to women’s rights, but some res…
    - 15 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 7:35pm -
  • AHRC dubs HRW report as unauthentic

    AHRC dubs HRW report as unauthentic

    By on 05 March 2015KABUL (Pajhwok):  Afghanistan Human Rights Commission (AHRC) chief on Thursday said the latest Human Rights Watch (HRW)’s report on human rights violators in Afghanistan “is not authentic.”The HRW report released Tuesday…
    - 18 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 4:59pm -
  • Journalists opposed to MoI, NSC decision

    Journalists opposed to MoI, NSC decision

    By Bashir Ahmad Naadim on 05 March 2015KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Southern zone journalists on Thursday opposed a government decision banning police spokesmen and other security officials from sharing information with media representatives.The Nation…
    - 18 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 4:36pm -

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  • newUnknown Gun Men Kill Sayedabad District Executive Director

    Unknown Gun Men Kill Sayedabad District Executive Director

    Sayedabad District Executive Director Azatullah, was killed by unknown gunmen early Friday in Wardak province.Azatullah, 26, was kidnapped two days ago when he was on his way home from the office, local officials said.According to officials, the u…
    - 4 hours ago, 6 Mar 15, 7:27am -
  • KANKASH: Ghani Promises Advancement for Women of Afghanistan

    KANKASH: Ghani Promises Advancement for Women of Afghanistan

    Commemorating National Women Day, President Ashraf Ghani said that his promises made to advance and have more women present in the government will be fulfilled.To watch the whole program, click here:{youtube}BuYN8qRAAts{/youtube}At the event cele…
    - 5 hours ago, 6 Mar 15, 6:21am -
  • TAWDE KHABARE: Gen. Campbell Stresses Foreign Presence in Afghanistan

    TAWDE KHABARE: Gen. Campbell Stresses Foreign Presence in Afghanistan

    The U.S. Forces Commander in Afghanistan Gen. John Campbell stressed to the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee that the threat of Daesh is surfacing in the country, adding that Afghanistan will need financial and military support from Washington a…
    - 5 hours ago, 6 Mar 15, 5:52am -
  • 'Military Pressure' May be Needed to Oust Assad: Kerry

    'Military Pressure' May be Needed to Oust Assad: Kerry

    Military pressure may be needed to oust Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, US Secretary of State John Kerry said in Saudi Arabia on Thursday."He's lost any semblance of legitimacy, but we have no higher priority than disrupting and defeating Daesh…
    - 7 hours ago, 6 Mar 15, 3:46am -
  • TOLOnews 6pm News 05 March 2015

    TOLOnews 6pm News 05 March 2015

    Top news in this bulletin:Commemorating National Women Day, President Ashraf Ghani said that his promises made to advance and have more women present in the government will be fulfilled.To watch the whole bulletin, click here:{youtube}EPhUF-iEp8o{…
    - 20 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 3:15pm -
  • Operation to Rescue Hazara Passengers Delayed By Weather

    Operation to Rescue Hazara Passengers Delayed By Weather

    A rescue operation to free 30 Hazaras who were taken hostage by militants in Zabul province two weeks ago was delayed for 24 hours on account of unfavorable weather, local officials said on Thursday.The operation was set to launch in the Kahk-e-Afg…
    - 20 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 2:43pm -
  • New MoD Fuel Contract Bidding Process Begins

    New MoD Fuel Contract Bidding Process Begins

    The bidding process for a fuel contract with the Ministry of Defense (MoD) worth over 900 million USD was re-opened on Thursday after being halted by controversy surrounding evidence of corruption in the bid conducted earlier this year.On the first…
    - 20 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 2:40pm -
  • Despite Rising Demand for Afghan Raisins Abroad, Factories Close Across the Country

    Despite Rising Demand for Afghan Raisins Abroad, Factories Close Across the Country

    Despite a growing demand for and increased production of Afghan raisin products, close to 20 processing plants are expected to shut in the coming year.Officials from the Raisin, Fruits and Vegetables Export Development Administration have reported…
    - 21 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 2:21pm -
  • Men in Kabul Wear Burqa in Protest of Violence Against Women

    Men in Kabul Wear Burqa in Protest of Violence Against Women

    For the first time, more than 10 male civil society activists took to the streets of Kabul City on Thursday wearing burqas in protest of violence against women.The men sporting burqas began their protest in Pul-e-Surkh area of Kabul ending their ma…
    - 21 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 2:04pm -
  • Ghani Promises Advancement for Women of Afghanistan

    Ghani Promises Advancement for Women of Afghanistan

    Commemorating National Women Day, President Ashraf Ghani said that his promises made to advance and have more women present in the government will be fulfilled.At the event celebrating women on Thursday, Ghani exclaimed that leadership monopoly wil…
    - 21 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 1:39pm -

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  • 9 policemen martyred in separate incident

    9 policemen martyred in separate incident

    Nine policemen have embraced martyrdom in separate incidents in Uruzgan and Helmand provinces. According to reports a local police have shot dead two of his colleagues in a police post in Charchino District of Uruzgan province, with the local officia…
    - 6 hours ago, 6 Mar 15, 5:05am -
  • Women participation in National Unity Government will increase: President Ghani

    Women participation in National Unity Government will increase: President Ghani

    President of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has said that women participation in the National Unity Government will increase based on their qualification. President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani while talking to a celebration of International Women Day in…
    - 21 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 2:25pm -
  • Men protested wearing “Burqas” in Kabul

    Men protested wearing “Burqas” in Kabul

    A number of the civil society activists on Thursday walked in Kabul city wearing “Burqas” to yield for women rights. They went to the Human Rights Commission of Afghanistan and shouted slogans supporting women’s rights. The protest started from…
    - 24 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 11:09am -
  • India will continue to assist Afghanistan: Foreign Secretary of India

    India will continue to assist Afghanistan: Foreign Secretary of India

    Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, foreign secretary of India while meeting President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in the presidential palace renewed his country’s commitment for standing side by side with the people of Afghanistan in every stage. Jaishankar while…
    - 1 day ago, 5 Mar 15, 9:50am -
  • Afghan female pilot selected for International Women of Courage Award 2015

    Afghan female pilot selected for International Women of Courage Award 2015

    2nd Lieutenant Nilofar Rahmani, 21, the 1st Afghan female pilot in the history of Afghanistan, has been selected to receive the International Women of Courage Award 2015. 2nd Lieutenant Nilofar Rahmani was trained by American Air Force instructors an…
    - 1 day ago, 5 Mar 15, 7:59am -
  • US ambassador attacked in South Korea

    US ambassador attacked in South Korea

    A man with a razor has attacked the US ambassador to South Korea who was attending a function and was about to give a lecture in Seoul. “We can confirm that there was an incident this morning. The ambassador is in stable condition. We have no furth…
    - 1 day ago, 5 Mar 15, 7:04am -
  • Zahir Aghbar appointed as CEO’s Security Advisor

    Zahir Aghbar appointed as CEO’s Security Advisor

    Zahir Aghbar has been appointed as the Security Advisor for the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah. Office of the chief executive officer has issued a statement stating that based on a decree Mr. Raghbar was from now on the security advi…
    - 1 day ago, 5 Mar 15, 5:48am -
  • More than winning the real values of Cricket for Afghanistan

    More than winning the real values of Cricket for Afghanistan

    By: Huma Naseri Every four years the world passionately waits to see who will take the cricket cup back home. Cricket is a famous game and is almost played across the world. It’s becoming to be the world’s second most popular sport, including oth…
    - 1 day ago, 5 Mar 15, 3:37am -
  • Military Operation ongoing for releasing 30 abducted passengers

    Military Operation ongoing for releasing 30 abducted passengers

    The military operation that began on Monday night in Khak-i-Afghan District of southern Zabul province for releasing the 30 abducted passengers is still ongoing. Mohammad Sarwar Danish, 2nd vice president of Afghanistan says that over 100 members of…
    - 2 days ago, 4 Mar 15, 12:25pm -
  • 121 insurgents killed in fresh clearance operations

    121 insurgents killed in fresh clearance operations

    121 insurgents have been killed in fresh clearance operations across the country. A statement issued by the Ministry of Interior on Wednesday states that the operations were conducted in past 24 hours. According to the statement 23 foreign fighters w…
    - 2 days ago, 4 Mar 15, 11:34am -

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  • Top al-Qaida leader killed in air strike, says militant group in Syria
    US-led coalition spokesman denies air strikes were conducted in past 24 hoursNusra Front announced that Abu Humam al-Shami died in bombingAl-Qaida’s official Syrian wing, the Nusra Front, announced on Thursday the death of its top military commande…
    - 14 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 9:22pm -
  • Counter-terrorism laws are stopping our charity doing vital work
    The breadth of UK counter-terrorism legislation has created uncertainty for charities working in conflict zones. The government should provide clarityThe breadth and vagueness of UK counter-terrorism legislation has created a fog of uncertainty not o…
    - 19 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 3:37pm -
  • Afghanistan officials sanctioned murder, torture and rape, says report
    Human Rights Watch accuses high-ranking officials of allowing extrajudicial killings and brutal practices to flourish after fall of TalibanTop Afghan officials have presided over murders, abduction, and other abuses with the tacit backing of their go…
    - 3 days ago, 3 Mar 15, 2:31pm -
  • Life after war: veterans turned successful entrepreneurs
    When a serviceman or woman leaves the military, the career possibilities available to them are endless After a decade in the armed forces, including tours of Iraq and Afghanistan, Mike Curry broke his leg, forcing him to take a break from his career.…
    - 3 days ago, 3 Mar 15, 11:50am -
  • Pakistan’s mobile phone owners told: be fingerprinted or lose your sim card
    Government launches mass drive to gather biometric data from mobile owners in attempt to combat terrorismMobile phones didn’t just arrive in Pakistan. But someone could be fooled into thinking otherwise, considering the tens of millions of Pakistan…
    - 3 days ago, 3 Mar 15, 9:20am -
  • Pictures at an exhibition: justice and sustainable development - in pictures
    With the sustainability agenda set to replace the millennium development goals when they expire later this year, the International Development Law Organisation is promoting an exhibition in Geneva to highlight the importance of the rule of law in dev…
    - 4 days ago, 2 Mar 15, 9:00am -
  • Young Afghans strive for education and better lives after years of turmoil | Sune Engel Rasmussen
    For students from poor families in Afghanistan, university promises a path to greater prosperity – but demand for tuition far outstrips the places availableAbout 3,000 young Afghans filed out of Kabul University one morning after sitting their publ…
    - 4 days ago, 2 Mar 15, 7:00am -
  • Eyewitness: Afghanistan
    Photographs from the Eyewitness series Continue reading...
    - 5 days ago, 1 Mar 15, 4:02pm -
  • The Isis war resolution debate resounds with doublespeak
    Neither Congress nor the Senate is preventing the War Powers Act and the Constitution from being twisted by an administration willing to enter into a ‘Forever War’We’re more than six months into an illegal war and hardly anyone in DC seems to c…
    - 6 days ago, 28 Feb 15, 7:30am -
  • In praise of … Joshua Leakey
    The 27-year-old lance corporal has won the Victoria Cross for his bravery under fire in Afghanistan. But he also deserves an award for his modestyThere is some discomfort in left-liberal circles in Britain with the military in general and tales of de…
    - 7 days ago, 27 Feb 15, 5:51pm -

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  • newBattling America’s other PTSD crisis
    The fight that started Keith Davis on a path to a new life began when he was buying marijuana. It was early afternoon on Aug. 8. As he tells it, he was in at his usual hangout in North Central Philadelphia, in front of an abandoned church at 18th and…
    - 31 mins ago, 6 Mar 15, 10:28am -
  • newIS 'bulldozed' ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud, Iraq says

    IS 'bulldozed' ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud, Iraq says

    The Islamic State group has begun bulldozing the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud in Iraq, the government said, in the jihadists' latest attack on the country's historical heritage. IS "assaulted the historic city of Nimrud and bulldozed it with heavy…
    - 50 mins ago, 6 Mar 15, 10:09am -
  • newNew Zealand faces selection dilemma at Cricket World Cup
    NAPIER, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's Cricket World Cup match against Afghanistan was shaping as one of its least demanding in Pool A, until selection dilemmas came into play.
    - 1 hour ago, 6 Mar 15, 9:53am -
  • newTop U.S. diplomat cautious on sending arms to Ukraine

    Top U.S. diplomat cautious on sending arms to Ukraine

    The second-highest ranking U.S. diplomat promised on Friday to maintain pressure on Russia via economic sanctions to get it to change tack on Ukraine but appeared to rule out arming Kiev, saying Moscow would easily be able to send many more weapons.…
    - 2 hours ago, 6 Mar 15, 9:19am -
  • newCricket World Cup: teams getting down to the business end

    Cricket World Cup: teams getting down to the business end

    The only remaining unbeaten teams at the Cricket World Cup — India and New Zealand — hope to consolidate their already strong positions as the tournament moves into the final week of preliminary matches.
    - 3 hours ago, 6 Mar 15, 8:14am -
  • newBlast in Syria kills top al Qaeda commander: insurgent sources
    BEIRUT (Reuters) - A blast targeting senior members of al Qaeda's official Syrian wing, the Nusra Front, killed the group's General Military Commander Abu Humam al-Shami on Thursday, two insurgent sources told Reuters. Al-Shami is one of the most sen…
    - 3 hours ago, 6 Mar 15, 7:33am -
  • Jos Buttler backs England recovery

    Jos Buttler backs England recovery

    Jos Buttler expects England to resurrect their World Cup campaign, saying playing under pressure may just be what the struggling team needs ahead of the last two must-win games. Eoin Morgan's side, who have just one win in four Pool A matches, must d…
    - 5 hours ago, 6 Mar 15, 6:23am -
  • New Zealand's Vettori on verge of 300-wicket club

    New Zealand's Vettori on verge of 300-wicket club

    Daniel Vettori said Friday he was delighted at the prospect of becoming the first New Zealander to take 300 one-day international wickets, but his team's success at the World Cup meant more than individual records. Vettori has taken 298 ODI wickets w…
    - 5 hours ago, 6 Mar 15, 6:12am -
  • Anamul ruled out of Bangladesh World Cup squad; Imrul in

    Anamul ruled out of Bangladesh World Cup squad; Imrul in

    ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Bangladesh batsman Anamul Haque has been ruled out of the remainder of the Cricket World Cup after injuring his shoulder in Thursday's game against Scotland and will be replaced by Imrul Kayes.
    - 8 hours ago, 6 Mar 15, 3:05am -
  • Bangladesh lose batsman Anamul to injury, call up Kayes

    Bangladesh lose batsman Anamul to injury, call up Kayes

    Adelaide (Australia) (AFP) - Bangladesh have called up experienced Imrul Kayes to replace Anamul Haque who suffered a tournament-ending right shoulder injury in the six-wicket Word Cup win over Scotland in Nelson on Thursday.
    - 8 hours ago, 6 Mar 15, 2:33am -

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  • 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…
    - 18 days ago, 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…
    - 21 days ago, 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…
    - 22 days ago, 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 >>
    - 23 days ago, 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…
    - 29 days ago, 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…
    - 35 days ago, 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…
    - 36 days ago, 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…
    - 36 days ago, 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…
    - 37 days ago, 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 >…
    - 41 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 11:33pm -