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Gunmen kill 13 civilians on a minibus in north Afghanistan

Gunmen kill 13 civilians on a minibus in north Afghanistan

Afghan National Police armored vehicle patrols on a street in Lashkar Gah capital of Helmand MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan (Reuters) - At least 13 people were killed by gunmen who attacked a minibus in north Afghanistan on Saturday, local officials ... Sharenet, 1 month ago

Afghan forces recapture district in Helmand province from Taliban

MUSA QALA, Afghanistan, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Afghan forces, backed by U.S. air power, recaptured the Helmand province district of Musa Qala after it was seized by Taliban forces last week. "Following successful operations, the security forces ...
 UPI1 month ago With Killing of 120 Insurgents ANSF Retake Control of Musa Qala District  Bakhtar News Agency1 month ago Strategic district of Musa Qala retaken from Taliban by Afghan forces, officials say  Daily Sabah1 month ago Afghan forces recapture south Pushtun-inhabited district  Arabstoday.net1 month ago
Al Jazeera

Air strike kills Afghan counter-narcotics troops

Seventeen killed in reported NATO strike during operation to nab drug smuggling suspects in Helmand Province. An air strike has killed at least 17 members of Afghanistan's anti-narcotics special forces who were on a mission in the province of ...
 Al Jazeera1 month ago Afghistan air strike 'kills 11'  Digital Journal1 month ago Afghanistan officials say 11 police killed by US 'friendly fire' airstrike  ACQ Magazine1 month ago Air strike kills 11 Afghan police in Helmand province: Officials  Times of Oman1 month ago
Xinhua News Agency

Afghan gov't beefs up security ahead of Eid al-Adha festival

A policeman searches a passenger near a checkpoint in Lashkargah in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on Sept. 22, 2015. The government of Afghanistan has beefed up security measures across the country before upcoming Muslim annual festival of Eid ...
 Xinhua News Agency2 weeks ago
Pakistan Observer

Afghan forces start operations against Taliban

- Kabul—Afghan Security Forces have started military operations in parts of Musa Qala district of Helmand province to recapture the area from Taliban insurgents, officials said on Friday. Provincial spokesman Omar Zowak told TOLO news that ...
 Pakistan Observer1 month ago Military operations launched against Taliban in Helmand  Daily Times1 month ago Experts Urge More Air Strikes as ANSF Battles Taliban  Tolo News1 week ago Afghan security forces take part in operation against Taliban in Sarpul  Xinhua News Agency1 month ago

Marine Helicopter's Hard Landing Kills 1, Injures 11 at Camp Lejeune

CH-53E and Chinook helicopters with U.S. Marines take off from Camp Bastion in Helmand province, October 27, 2014. (Omar Sobhani/Reuters) Close More ways to share... Stumbled LinkedIn Vine Reddit Delicious Newstrust Tell my ...
 NewsMax.com1 month ago
Washington Post

As towns in Helmand Province fall, Marines speak out

Jeremy Parker was a 20-year-old Marine Lance Corporal when his unit—1st Battalion, 2nd Marines—pushed into the dusty Afghan town of Musa Qala in March 2010. The fighting, he said, was heavy at times but it was the improvised explosive devices ...
 Washington Post1 month ago U.S. Marines study: All-male squads outperform ones with women  MSN News US1 month ago

U.S. OKs $3 billion upgrade of Boeing Apache helicopters for UK

British ground crew personnel refuel an Army Air Corp Apache helicopter prior to a mission in Helmand province, Afghanistan November 17, 2007. Reuters/Steve Lewis The U.S. government has approved Britain's request to have 50 of its older model ...
 Reuters1 month ago
Huffington Post UK

Afghan Interpreter Who Saved Lives Of British Soldiers Stranded In Calais As He Tries To Cross Border To UK

An ex-soldier has set up a Crowdfunder campaign to raise money for an Afghan interpreter he served with in Helmand, who is currently stuck in Calais trying to make it across the border to the UK. George Tyldesley was introduced to Khushal when he ...
 Huffington Post UK1 month ago
Pakistan Observer

Taliban swear allegiance to Mullah Mansour

- Kabul—Taliban fighters in Afghanistan's Helmand province have sworn allegiance to Mullah Akhtar Mansour, the new chief of the Afghan militant movement, sources said Tuesday. A video footage shows a large group of armed fighters gathered with ...
 Pakistan Observer1 month ago Profile: Mullah Akhtar Mansoor  Yahoo! Maktoob News2 months ago New Taliban chief oversaw IC-814 ops at Kandahar  MSN News US2 months ago New Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansour oversaw IC-814 ops at Kandahar  Indian Express2 months ago
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