Tag: Afghan Insurgency

January 29, 2019

US-Taliban deal may be close, but f...

The 14,000 U.S. troops remaining in the South Asian country advise the Afghan military and conduct counterterrorism operations. President Donald Trump has frequently questioned the value of U.S. troop involvement

January 24, 2019

Afghan Leader Calls On the World No...

Amid ongoing deadly violence in Afghanistan, the country’s Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah is calling on the United States and the world not to give up on his people

January 7, 2019

97 Taliban Killed In Kandahar Ongoi...

The operation was launched in Shah Wali Kot district of the province on December 26 and is ongoing, according to official

December 29, 2018

Threat to journalists at highest le...

NAI head Mujib Khalwatgar said more than 166 incidents of violence against journalists were reported in 2017 and 196 incidents in 2018, showing an 18 percent increase

December 24, 2018

Explosions Rock Kabul Govt Compound...

Afghan security forces have killed two of the attackers and freed 200 employees trapped inside one of the buildings occupied by the militants

December 19, 2018

The Forgotten Afghan Province That ...

During the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan in the 1980s, Zabul was a main gateway for the anti-Soviet mujahedin fighters streaming into Afghanistan from Pakistan

December 15, 2018

Ethnic Uzbeks Flee Taliban in N. Af...

Hundreds of ethnic Uzbek residents were forced to flee their homes in northern Faryab province because of the recent expansion of Taliban in border areas with Uzbekistan

December 13, 2018

US-Trained Afghan Pilots Conduct Fi...

The Afghan ministry of defense Wednesday released footage of a series of nighttime airstrikes carried out by Afghan security forces. Afghan officials told VOA the airstrikes were carried out in southern Uruzgan province against Taliban hideouts

December 9, 2018

This Afghan Man Sold His 5-Month-Ol...

Hanif, a farmer also from Badghis, says he was forced to leave his home and seek shelter in the camp in Herat because of the devastating drought. He lost his crops and his livelihood

December 4, 2018

Several Militants Killed in Afghan ...

Kapisa is among the relatively calm provinces in Northeastern parts of the country but the security situation of the province has started to deteriorate recently amid ongoing efforts by the militants to expand their insurgency

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