Posts Tagged ‘afghan’

Former Afghan intelligence chief warned against consequences of Iran’s recruitment of Afghan youth for Syria

nsnbc : Rahmatullah Nabil, Afghanistan’s former intelligence chief, has warned against the domestic and regional consequences of Iran’s recruitment of Afghan youth for the war in […]

Former Afghan President Karzai: US Colluded with ISIS in Afghanistan

Hamid Karzai, the former president of Afghanistan, has accused the US of working with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group in his country. In an exclusive interview with Al Jazeera’s UpFrontaired on Friday, Karzai said the US government had allowed ISIL, also known as ISIS, to flourish inside Afghanistan. “In my view under the full presence, […]

Iran calls for coperation with Pakistan for Afghan peace; NATO views Taliban bases in Pakistan as a major threat

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Iran’s Defense Minister called on Pakistan to help establish peace and security in Afghanistan. Meanwhile, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, during […]

Officials Investigate Contradicting Civilian Death Tolls In Afghan Airstrike

According to officials, Afghan and U.S. military personnel are investigating reports that about 13 civilians were killed during an operation in Kunduz. The U.S. military said it had launched a probe into what is believed to be a joint U.S.-Afghan operation on Nov. 3. Afghan Defense Ministry said security officers were assigned to investigate the […]

Pentagon to Keep Afghan War ‘Progress’ Metrics Secret

For the last 16 years, the Pentagon’s “progress” in the occupation of Afghanistan has been measured by officials through multiple different statistics, and one most often cited has been the size of the Afghan military. Those numbers have struggled recently, with Afghanistan not recruiting well nor retaining its recruits. So that’s not a metric […]

14 dead as blast rocks foreign embassy district in Afghan capital, Kabul – reports

Local agency TOLOnews‏ said the blast took place in the city’s Wazir Akbar Khan district. A Reuters witness reported that a loud blast shook windows and doors in the area. A suicide bomber reportedly detonated an explosive device inside Kabul’s ‘Green Zone’ in the vicinity of the Australian embassy. Afghanistan’s Health Ministry has confirmed 14 […]

Afghan Army and Taliban suffer heavy casualties after coordinated attack on Kandahar base

nsnbc : The Afghan Army and the Taliban suffered heavy casualties in a coordinated attack by the Taliban on an army base in the […]

UN: Afghan Civilian Casualties From US Airstrikes Up Over 50 Percent

The latest quarterly report on Afghanistan civilian casualties from the United Nations once again is bad news, unsurprising since all other reports on the Afghan War for months have been worse and worse. The UN report says civilian casualties from US and Afghan airstrikes in Afghanistan are up over 50 percent from last year, with increasing […]

UN: Afghan Civilian Casualties From US Strikes Up 50%

The latest quarterly report on Afghanistan civilian casualties from the United Nations once again is bad news, unsurprising since all other reports on the Afghan War for months have been worse and worse. The UN report says civilian casualties from US and Afghan airstrikes in Afghanistan are up over 50 percent from last […]

US drone attack kills another 14 Afghan civilians

An Afghan lawmaker says more than a dozen civilians have been killed in a recent US drone strike, which was said to be aimed at a militant targets in the country’s eastern province of Kunar. On Friday, residents from the Chawki district of Kunar Province held a gathering to pay tribute to the […]

Karzai calld for Grand Assembly to discuss Trump’s Afghan strategy to stop war and regional rivalries

nsnbc : Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai continued his criticism of the new U.S. strategy for South Asia and Afghanistan. Karzai asserted that it […]

Pentagon approves major contract to equip Afghan military with vehicles

nsnbc : The United States’ Department of Defense a.k.a. Pentagon has approved another major contract aimed to equip Afghanistan’s national defense and security forces. […]

Afghan Air Force receives first batch of UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters

nsnbc : The first batch of the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters for the Afghan Air Force arrived in the country’s southern Kandahar province on […]

16yo girl raped by Afghan asylum-seekers in Germany

According to a police statement, the teenager had gathered with a large group of people outside a refugee center in the upper Bavaria municipality of Höhenkirchen-Siegertsbrunn, located south of Munich. 3 asylum-seekers in Germany accused of violently raping woman ‘3 times each’ She later proceeded to walk to the train station without the larger group, […]

US ‘Dog Leaflet’ Draws Afghan Fury Near Bagram

An offensive leaflet distributed by US forces in northern Afghanistan, bearing a passage from the Koran and depicting a lion chasing a dog, has angered Afghans, with hundreds coming out to protest near Bagram Airbase. A dog is an animal considered impure in Islam. The Koran is the central religious text of Islam and a […]

Afghan migrant who raped then killed EU official’s daughter begs forgiveness

     The teenage Afghan migrant who raped and murdered Maria Ladenburger, 19, in 2016 broke down in tears in court Monday as he lamented the decision destroyed his life. Hussein Khavari claimed he was drunk and had been smoking hashish Oct. 16 when he heard Ladenburger, a medical student and the daughter of a top […]

India to boost support of Afghan Defense Forces

nsnbc : India will provide more assistance to Afghan defense forces and support the implementation of new development projects in the country. A joint […]

Trump’s Afghan Folly

Trump’s Afghan Folly Brother Nathanael Channel, BroVids Trump’s Afghan Folly August 30, 2017 © Watch ‘EU-Censor-Free!’ HERE! ___________________________________ MORE: Did Putin Control US Elections? Here ISIS In Great Israel’s Scheme Here America First Or Israel First? Here If Putin’s A Killer-America’s A Butcher Here The Future Belongs To Russia Here And America-First Syria Policy Here […]

‘I see a drone, I remove my SIM card’: Afghan villagers live in constant fear of US airstrikes

As a stronghold of both the Taliban and the emerging presence of the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) terrorist group, Nangarhar province saw 358 airstrikes by US forces in July alone – half of all the airstrikes in Afghanistan over the month. On August 11, the Afghan government said that at least 16 civilians, including […]

WATCH: Brave Congressman Explains How US Keeps Afghan Heroin Trade Alive at Your Expense

MARJAH, Helmand province, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan – Corporal Mark Hickok, a 23-year-old combat engineer from North Olmstead, Ohio, patrols through a field during a clearing mission April 9. Marines with Company B, 1st Tank Battalion, learned basic route clearance techniques from engineers like Hickok, who are deployed with 1st Combat Engineer Battalion. (U.S. Marine […]

The Mini-Skirt Deception: How McMaster Got His Afghan ‘Surge’

OPINION — According to reports, Gen. H. R. McMaster convinced President Trump to give up his longstanding opposition to the Afghan war by showing him this photograph, below, of Afghan women in what the media are describing as “miniskirts.” As the Washington Post put it: One of the ways McMaster tried to persuade Trump to recommit to the […]

Corporate Media Conveniently Omits Dead Afghan Civilians

As President Trump calls for a troop increase to liberate Afghanistan from the clutches of the Taliban- and re-introduce Afghan women to miniskirts (see below)- the stakes are high for those bearing the brunt of Western empire building. Over 31,000 Afghan civilians have already lost their lives in the 16-year-long war, a fact rarely mentioned […]

Sweden: Failed Afghan Invaders Protest against Deportation—But 1.2 Million Go Home with UN’s Help

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Afghan Presidency welcomes U.S. new strategy

nsnbc : The Palace of the Afghan Presidency, on Tuesday, stated that President Mohammad Ashraf Gahni welcomed the new U.S. strategy announced by President […]

Sweden: Failed Afghan Invaders Protest against Deportation—But 1.2 Million Go Home with UN’s Help

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Trump To Address Nation, Makes Decision On Afghan War

President Trump has made a decision on America’s longest running war in Afghanistan, and will be making a prime-time address to the nation on Monday night. Important day spent at Camp David with our very talented Generals and military leaders. Many decisions made, including on Afghanistan. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 19, 2017 NY Post […]

Will Blackwater Replace the World’s Most Powerful Military to Win Afghan War?

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U.S. soldier who murdered Afghan civilians will blame controversial malaria drug

An Army court will decide this week whether to review and perhaps reduce the life sentence of a soldier who massacred Afghan civilians — and in the process it will judge a controversial malaria drug given to troops that is known to cause hallucinations, anxiety and paranoia. Attorneys for Staff Sgt. Robert […]

‘ISIS attacked us, then US bombed our village’: Afghan refugees seek shelter in Jalalabad (VIDEO)

Around 1,500 internally displaced people (IDPs), including hundreds of women and children, are reportedly seeking refuge in the area, many of them from the Achin and Haska Meyna districts in the Nangarhar Province of southern Afghanistan. They have fled the fighting between Afghan forces and the Taliban, as well as the atrocities of other terrorist […]

Trump Fumes To Generals That US Should Plunder Afghan Minerals

President-elect Donald Trump, center, listens to a member of the military in the stands as he watches an Army-Navy NCAA college football game at M&T Bank Stadium, Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, in Baltimore. (AP/Andrew Harnik) In a recent situation room meeting with generals and top national security advisors, President Donald Trump reportedly compared war policy […]

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