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Afghan troops pull out of strategic Helmand district
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Troops retreat from strategic Afghan district

Afghan forces have pulled out of bases in Musa Qala, a strategic district of the southern province of Helmand, after months of heavy fighting with Taliban insurgents, officials said on Saturday. Helmand, a traditional heartland of the Taliban and one of the ... Asian Age, 2 months ago

Afghan forces pull out of strategic district

Government forces have pulled out of Musa Qala district of Helmand province after months of fierce fighting, a security official said on Saturday."The forces finally retreated from Musa Qala district Friday night," Xinhua quoted the official as ...
 Prokerala2 months ago

Taliban want to rename Musa Qala as Helmand

Pajhwok combines its expertise and experience in news reporting with a telecom firm and thus reach a wider audience in an effective way. To subscribe: English News Update : Send 83 to 824 Dari News Update : Send 84 to 824 Pashto News Update : ...
 Pajhwok Afghan News1 month ago
Tolo News

Soldier Returns Home, After Family Told He Was Dead

An army soldier who was believed to have died at the hands of the Taliban has returned home to his family. Norulhaq, who was held in Taliban custody after being captured during a clash in Nawozad district of Helmand province, was released recently ...
 Tolo News1 week ago

Afghanistan Declares Soldiers Dead, Then Alive and in Debt for Funerals

BEHSUD, Afghanistan — The first time Noor ul-Haq died, his Afghan Army outpost was completely cut off by the Taliban on a bleak southern battleground. Hundreds of insurgent fighters swept in, and all that was left for the government to do was ship ...
 MSN News US2 weeks ago Afghan soldiers declared dead, then alive and in debt for own funerals  Miami Herald2 weeks ago

The U.S. has launched more than 70 airstrikes this year against ISIS in Afghanistan

The U.S. military has carried out dozens of airstrikes against the Islamic State militant group in Afghanistan this year, a senior U.S. Army officer said Thursday, but it is still Taliban fighters who hold sway over much more of the country. ...
 Washington Post2 weeks ago
Daily Outlook

Helmand clerics, elders renew support for Afghan forces

LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Religious scholars and tribal elders on Wednesday voiced their support for the Afghan security forces in opium-rich southern Helmand province, calling on the insurgents to reconcile. Attending a gathering in Lashkargah, the ...
 Frontier Post2 weeks ago NATO trained Afghan troops swell Taliban ranks  New Europe3 weeks ago Afghan forces' retreat in Helmand should help battle Taliban - minister  Sharenet4 weeks ago Forces' Retreat in Helmand Should Help Battle Taliban: Stanekzai  Daily Outlook3 weeks ago
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Afghan soldiers desert and join Taliban

About 3 miles outside the southern city of Lashkar Gah, Afghan soldiers can see a white flag. It's not one of surrender -- quite the opposite. The flag belongs to the Taliban, and shows exactly how close the militant group is to the capital of ...
 CNN3 weeks ago Helmand: Afghan soldiers quit as Taliban threaten city  CNN3 weeks ago Afghan soldiers are joining Taliban  CNN3 weeks ago Afghan soldiers join Taliban  CNN Money3 weeks ago
WCVB.com

Taliban push attributed to poppy harvest

(CNN) - Sometimes you know a war's going badly when your enemy is right in front of you. About three miles outside the southern city of Lashkar Gah, Afghan soldiers can see a white flag. It's not one of surrender -- quite the opposite. The ...
 KTXS-TV3 weeks ago

BBC goes back to Camp Bastion

Afghan army forces have begun a major operation to recapture areas of Helmand lost to the Taliban since the British withdrawal in 2014. Key towns such as Musa Qala and Nad Ali have fallen, but an offensive to retake Sangin could be a sign that the ...
 BBC3 weeks ago VIDEO: BBC goes back to Camp Bastion  BBC3 weeks ago
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