Posts Tagged ‘Afghanistan’

Afghanistan: Scores killed in Kabul wedding blast

At least 63 people have been killed and scores wounded in an explosion targeting a wedding in the Afghan capital, according to officials, in the deadliest attack in Kabul this year. The suicide blast took place on Saturday night in the men’s reception area of the Dubai City wedding hall in western Kabul in a […]

Dozens wounded in blasts on Afghanistan’s Independence Day

A series of explosions have hit the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar during the country’s 100th anniversary of its independence, wounding dozens of people including women and children. Afghan officials said at least 10 bombings struck restaurants and public squares in the provincial capital of Jalalabad on Monday, leaving at least 66 people injured. […]

US policies in Afghanistan bear no fruit: Analyst

Political commentator John Steppling says the US invasion of Afghanistan has brought nothing but a trail of death and destruction. Source Article from http://www.presstv.ir/Detail/2019/08/07/602922/US-policy-Afghanistan-death Related Posts Trump’s foreign policies have caused a recession which will trigger a global depression!     Trumpty Dumpty’s Fall from China’s Great Wall… …while the rest of the world Tlaib refuses […]

REPORT: TRUMP TOLD ADVISERS HE WANTS TO PULL US TROOPS FROM AFGHANISTAN BY 2020 ELECTION Necons resistant to pullout: ‘It’s tense,” says an official

REPORT: TRUMP TOLD ADVISERS HE WANTS TO PULL US TROOPS FROM AFGHANISTAN BY 2020 ELECTION Necons resistant to pullout: ‘It’s tense,” says an official     Source Article from https://stanstasblog.wordpress.com/2019/08/04/report-trump-told-advisers-he-wants-to-pull-us-troops-from-afghanistan-by-2020-election-necons-resistant-to-pullout-its-tense-says-an-official/ Related Posts President Trump Wants to Purchase Greenland to Expand USA President Donald Trump wants to buy Greenland from Denmark in a bold move to […]

U.S. preparing to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan in initial deal with Taliban

The Trump administration is preparing to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan in exchange for concessions from the Taliban, including a cease-fire and a renunciation of al-Qaeda, as part of an initial deal to end the nearly 18-year-old war, U.S. officials say. The agreement, which would require the Taliban to begin negotiating […]

At least 34 civilians killed in roadside bomb attack in Afghanistan – officials

Emergency services were deployed to the scene after a bus containing mostly women and children hit a roadside bomb on Wednesday. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack, but government officials have accused the Taliban of planting the bomb. The deadly attack comes just a day after the UN Assistance Mission in […]

Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission calls for justice in peace process

Amin Alemi  Press TV, Kabul Afghanistan is witnessing a wave of rivalries- mostly between foreign players – regarding to the Afghan peace process.  In such circumstances, Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission strongly backs the Afghan peace talks saying it expects the US, the Taliban and Afghan figures to seriously follow the needs of people […]

With Pakistan’s Prime Minister at His Side, Trump Threatens to Wipe Afghanistan “Off the Face of the Earth”

US President Donald Trump threatened to “kill 10 million” Afghans in “a week” so as to win a quick victory in America’s longest war, at a joint White House press conference Monday with Imran Khan, Pakistan’s prime minister. The US Commander-in-Chief cavalierly boasted that he could wipe Afghanistan “off the face of the Earth” if […]

Afghans strongly condemn Trump’s recent words on Afghanistan

Amin Alemi Press TV, Kabul US President Donald Trump has recently said the US could “win” the war in Afghanistan “in a week.”  Governmental and non-governmental figures, locals and political elites have reacted to his words. Amin Alemi has more    Source Article from http://www.presstv.ir/Detail/2019/07/24/601746/Afghans-strongly-condemn-Trumps-recent-words-on-Afghanistan Related Posts CNN Gets Religious: ‘Nothing About Christ’s Words’ […]

Afghan Government Seeks Clarification of Trump’s ’Wiping Out Afghanistan’ Remarks

By Staff, Agencies The Afghan government called on Tuesday for clarification of US President Donald Trump’s remarks that he could win the Afghan war in just 10 days by “wiping out Afghanistan from the face of the earth”, the presidential palace in Kabul said. Trump’s remarks followed a meeting with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan […]

Does Trump Want to “Wipe Afghanistan off The Face of the Earth”. Dangerous Discourse. “There will be Nothing that America Cannot Do”.

Before meeting Pakistani PM Imran Khan this Monday, President Donald Trump told reporters that he could win the war in Afghanistan in just one week if he really wanted to. But he said he won’t do that because he doesn’t want millions of people to die. He said: “I don’t want to kill 10 million people. I […]

Reopening of Pakistan’s Airspace: A Bad Omen for India? Implications for Iran and Afghanistan

The reopening of Pakistani airspace to civil aviation was timed to coincide with PM Khan’s upcoming trip to the US, which is an extremely bad omen for India because it suggests that the resumption of its Afghan air corridor across Pakistani territory might be compensation for the US lifting its sanctions waiver on Chabahar in […]

Majorities of Both US Veterans and Public Believe Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan “Not Worth Fighting”

By Jessica Corbett The majority of American veterans and members of the general public agreed in two new surveys that the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan as well as the U.S. military campaign in Syria were all “not worth fighting.” The Pew Research Center, for the pair of polls published Wednesday, asked all respondents […]

Majorities of Both US Veterans and Public Believe Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan ‘Not Worth Fighting’

Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams Waking Times The majority of American veterans and members of the general public agreed in two new surveys that the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan as well as the U.S. military campaign in Syria were all “not worth fighting.” The Pew Research Center, for the pair of polls published Wednesday, […]

Taliban militants storm hotel in northwestern Afghanistan, kill at least 8 people

Members of the Taliban militant group have bomb attacked a hotel in Afghanistan’s northwestern province of Badghis, killing at least eight people and wounding nearly a dozen more, officials say. According to Interior Ministry’s spokesman Nusrat Rahimi, three Taliban militants assaulted a commercial building housing a hotel in Chawk-e-Pesta neighborhood in the provincial capital […]

In Afghanistan, We Have Three Dreams

In Afghanistan, We Have Three Dreams Above Photo: From Dissidentvoice.org Dear fellow human beings, Some of us have wondered, “Are people today too disconnected and frantic to calm down, in order to solve global challenges together? Are we so polarized and self-absorbed that we cannot stop judging one another or insisting on our partisan ways?” In […]

Afghanistan: Qatar Dialog a Ploy to Divide and Conquer

To the Honorable Alice Wells U.S. Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs U.S. Department of State RE: The July 7-8 Qatar Intra-Afghan Dialogue Is Simply a Farce. The Real Purpose of This Meeting Is to Divide Afghan Freedom Fighters. Dear Deputy Wells: We, the educated Afghans, who are not war profiteers and […]

Cost of potential US war with Iran? $250 oil & another Afghanistan

Right after the Global Hawk UAV was shot down, the New York Times reported that US President Donald Trump approved military strikes against Iran, but then changed his mind. Let’s start by saying that the decision to launch a military operation against Iran (which is what this is really about), including the specific time and […]

ISIS Leaders In Afghanistan Saved From Taliban Siege By US Troops

US troops in Afghanistan helped save ISIS terrorists from an operation to purge them from the country, according to Taliban militants. On Friday Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid said that US soldiers used helicopters to ‘save’ ISIS members and their leaders, from a siege in the eastern Afghan province of Kunar. Mujahid added that this was […]

US Army Buys 9,000 Tiny ‘Black Hornet’ Drones Ahead Of Afghanistan Deployment

The US Army will deploy soldiers to Afghanistan with a new handheld drone it claims will dramatically reduce dead space on the battlefield. The 1.16-ounce Black Hornet drone, developed by Prox Dynamics of Norway and later acquired by US-based FLIR Systems, is designed for local surveillance missions over the modern battlefield. […]

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