Friday, 22 February 2019
News with tag Afghanistan  RSS
US soldier wounded in suicide attack sues Army contractor who employed bomber

Added: 21.02.2019 17:32 | 1 views | 0 comments

A U.S. soldier who suffered serious brain injuries and shrapnel wounds to his chest in a suicide bombing two years ago in Afghanistan is now suing the American defense contractor that employed the bomber.


Powerful political leader warns against squandering peace

Added: 20.02.2019 19:38 | 11 views | 0 comments

A prominent Afghan political leader who once had the support of some officials to lead Afghanistan's negotiating team with the Taliban, warned the president Wednesday against squandering the best opportunity at peace in more than 17 years of war.

From: https:

Afghanistan rebukes Pakistan ambassador in ripple effect from Kashmir attack

Added: 20.02.2019 15:05 | 11 views | 0 comments

Afghanistan's Foreign Ministry summoned the Pakistani ambassador on Wednesday over his remarks that Afghan peace talks could be affected if India resorted to violence after last week's attack on Indian paramilitary police in Kashmir.


Why ISIS Was Defeated In Syria, But In Afghanistan The Taliban Still Thrives

Added: 20.02.2019 10:14 | 16 views | 0 comments

Article by WN.Com Correspondent Dallas Darling As the U.S. declares “ISIS is defeated,” or at least on the brink of collapse, the same cannot be said for the Taliban in Afghanistan. In fact, after 18 years of war, the Taliban have the upper hand in peace talks. They moreover control large regions of Afghanistan, including important urban and rural centers. But why? Why was ISIS defeated in Syria, but in Afghanistan the Taliban thrives? And what can the U.S. learn? Sealing A Common Goal One reason ISIS was defeated is the borders around where the terror group was fighting were sealed. Unlike Afghanistan, Turkey, Iraq and Iraqi Kurdistan, Iran, Israel, Jordan and even Syria, were all in...

The Afghan village built from missiles

Added: 20.02.2019 3:18 | 1 views | 0 comments

Residents of Qezelabad in Afghanistan have lived for years in homes held up by unexploded weapons.

From: https:

Roadside bomb kills 6 civilians in eastern Afghanistan

Added: 19.02.2019 14:52 | 9 views | 0 comments

An Afghan official says at least six civilians were killed by a roadside bomb as their vehicle was traveling through the eastern province of Laghman.

From: https:

Pakistan warns that Afghan talks will be affected if India retaliates over Kashmir

Added: 19.02.2019 11:33 | 3 views | 0 comments

Pakistan's ambassador to Afghanistan said on Tuesday that peace talks between the United States and Afghan Taliban militants would be affected if India resorted to violence against Pakistan in response to a deadly bombing in the Kashmir region.


'I'd rather have my son than a hero'

Added: 16.02.2019 8:16 | 2 views | 0 comments

Thirty years after Soviet troops pulled out of Afghanistan, the BBC went to meet the mother of a soldier killed in the disastrous war.

From: https:

Afghan Taliban likely to meet Saudi crown prince in Pakistan: sources

Added: 16.02.2019 7:28 | 16 views | 0 comments

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is likely to meet Afghan Taliban representatives during his visit to Pakistan starting on Sunday, Pakistani government sources said, part of efforts to broker an end to Afghanistan's 17-year-old civil war.


Older articles »

Copyright © 2008-2019 USweekly  - all rights reserved