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Afghanistan The U.S.-led international coalition in Afghanistan said Friday that it is investigating an airstrike it launched that killed a child and injured two women, leading to a condemnation of the attack by the country's president...Afghan
A royal marine murdered an injured insurgent in Afghanistan by shooting him in the chest at close range, a British court martial board found Friday. According to prosecutors, he told fellow soldiers to hush it up and acknowledged: I just broke the
A British soldier has been killed in a suicide blast in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has said. The serviceman from the 3rd Battalion The Mercian Regiment was killed "as a result of an explosion during a vehicle-borne suicide attack".
British soldiers have shut down the last patrol base in Afghanistan, which was once an insurgent hotbed but has now been made safe, as the drawdown of troops continues. Patrol base 2 (PB2), located in the Nahr-e Saraj district, has over the years
This morning. On 13/9, Taliban militants attacked the U.S. consulate in the city of Herat in western Afghanistan left at least five people dead and 23 injured. Several other insurgents opened fire
Afghanistan Some days, the Afghan soldiers worry that the mud walls around their headquarters in this embattled district are barely enough to keep the Taliban out. Perhaps more problematic is that the crumbling facade appears to be keeping the
Pakistan's taken up activity arch has said a chief Taliban captive is to be set free, and not presented over to the Afghans. Former Afghan Taliban agency Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar is agreeable to be set free as anon as
Nad-e Ali has been one of the most violent districts in the conflict. A total of 52 British soldiers lost their lives fighting the Taliban there, as did many Afghan soldiers, policemen and civilians. Sky News was the last television news organisation
The Taliban also took the life of Private Robert Murray Hetherington, from the 7th Battalion The Royal Regiment Of Scotland (7 Scots) Military sources said at the time that the blast did not appear to have penetrated the 1million Mastiff's armour.
Afghanistan A suicide bomber detonated his explosives near a police checkpoint and a bank in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, one of two attacks that killed 18 people over 24 hours...No group immediately claimed responsibility for any of the attacks,