Violence had been expected to escalate ahead of the poll, which more than 2,500 candidates are contesting. Yesterday’s attack takes the number of candidates murdered in targeted killings to at least six.
Two French special forces troops and a US soldier were among 34 killed in Afghanistan in a violent upsurge in recent days. General Rahmatullah Raufi, military commander for the southern provinces
As violence in Afghanistan continues to mount, the Taliban is secretly holding a meeting with the government in Kabul, U.S. military officials revealed.
Kabul: Fighting in Afghanistan has escalated with US and Afghan officials tipping 2018 to be a «game-changer» as relentless airstrikes pummel Islamist militant groups — but others warn the 16-year war has simply become a more violent stalemate.
CBS News’ Mandy Clark reports from Bagram Air Force Base, where there has been a recent increase in patients from growing violence against U.S. troops throughout Afghanistan.
Terrorist Violence Escalates Across Afghanistan And Pakistan An ISIS affiliate managed to emerge in Afghanistan despite the U.S. military’s continued presence in the fight against the Taliban
President Donald Trump has committed an additional 3,000 US troops to Afghanistan in recent weeks, bringing the total number of American troops in Afghanistan to about 14,000.
The Cost of Escalating Violence in Afghanistan Taliban attacks in Kabul in late January 2018 are part of an escalation in violence in Afghanistan, where the civilian population is bearing the brunt of a particularly intense winter of fighting.
Violence has escalated in the past year as US and Afghan forces press ground and air offensives against the Taliban and the armed group the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known
While Russia’s involvement in Afghanistan ostensibly aims to beat back the «Islamic State of Iraq and Syria» (ISIS) Khorasan branch and other extremist groups, Afghan officials say Russia’s support of the Taliban is hypocrisy. «The Russians say the purpose of their …
In turn, President of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani, said on April 25 that the government ends the attempts to find a peaceful solution of the crisis and starts a full-scale military campaign against the Taliban, with support of NATO, for sure.
Violence Escalates In Afghanistan As The Taliban, ISIS Fight Over Turf NPR’s Audie Cornish talks to New York Times reporter Mujib Mashal about the clashes between the Taliban and ISIS, and the
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Violence Escalates in Afghanistan . Read preview. Magazine article Army. Violence Escalates in Afghanistan . Read preview. Article excerpt. In May and June, for the first time since the two wars began, more Coalition troops were killed in action in Afghanistan than in Iraq. June was the deadliest month since the conflict in Afghanistan began
KABUL, 27 April 2010 (IRIN) – Three weeks after President Hamid Karzai promised better security and government services in Afghanistan’s southern Kandahar Province, escalating armed violence has killed dozens of people, according to human rights organizations.