After Each Attack He Carried the Wounded. Then He Became a Victim.

After Each Attack He Carried the Wounded. Then He Became a Victim.

But many Afghan and American officers say there’s usually an overlap between the facilitating networks utilized in city assaults claimed by the Islamic State in recent times and people utilized by the intense parts of the Taliban, notably the Haqqani Network, which has an extended historical past of lethal city assaults even earlier than the […]

Attacks in Afghanistan Leave Dozens Dead and 2 Schools Burned

Attacks in Afghanistan Leave Dozens Dead and a pair of Schools Burned

Photo The burned-out ladies’ highschool in Logar Province, Afghanistan, that was attacked on April 11. The faculty is within the dwelling district of President Ashraf Ghani, about 35 miles from Kabul. Credit Afghanistan Ministry of Education MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan — Four assaults throughout Afghanistan on Saturday night time and Sunday killed at the least 26 authorities […]

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Taliban Kill a Governor and Overrun a Government Compound

KABUL, Afghanistan — Taliban insurgents overran a authorities headquarters in southeastern Afghanistan on Thursday, killing a district governor and a minimum of six guards, officers mentioned. Mohammad Arif Noori, a spokesman for the governor of Ghazni Province, mentioned that Taliban insurgents attacked the federal government compound of Khwaja Umari district. The district governor, Ali Dost […]

ISIS Leader in Afghanistan Is Killed in U.S. Airstrike

ISIS Leader in Afghanistan Is Killed in U.S. Airstrike

The Islamic State has additionally lost most of its territory in Syria and Iraq in current months, together with its de facto capital of Raqqa, Syria, prompting American officers to express concern that the group would flip its consideration to Afghanistan. They cited a promotional video from the Islamic State extolling the advantage of combating […]

Afghan Leaders Admit Civilians Were Killed in Anti-Taliban Bombing

Afghan Leaders Admit Civilians Were Killed in Anti-Taliban Bombing

In Kabul, Gen. Mohammad Radmanish, the Defense Ministry spokesman, confirmed the information media surveillance footage of armed males on the website of the assault within the lead-up to the bombing, in addition to grainy footage of Taliban leaders whom he mentioned had been boarding autos to attend a gathering on the website. In impassioned remarks, […]

Afghan Military Strike Kills at Least 70 at Mosque

Afghan Military Strike Kills at Least 70 at Mosque

“During the attack by our helicopters, 21 terrorists, including a Taliban commander, have been killed,” he added. “It isn’t a residential area, and only terrorists and the Taliban were active in the place. There wasn’t any civilian in the area.” Nonetheless, witnesses mentioned that youngsters and different civilians had been among the many victims. The […]

A New Push Is on for Afghan Schools, but the Numbers Are Grim

A New Push Is on for Afghan Schools, however the Numbers Are Grim

three.5 million youngsters are unschooled. That three.5 million determine is in accordance with Unicef. Seventy-five % of them are women. The causes differ. Violence stays excessive and widespread. There are too few feminine lecturers, and plenty of households will solely let women be taught by girls. For many, going to high school means a stroll […]

The Taliban Have Gone High-Tech. That Poses a Dilemma for the U.S.

The Taliban Have Gone High-Tech. That Poses a Dilemma for the U.S.

As a few of this gear falls into Taliban fingers, the militants are becoming a member of a bigger pattern, stated David W. Barno, a retired lieutenant normal who led the warfare effort in Afghanistan from 2003 to 2005. Advanced gear, reminiscent of drones and precision weapons, is being seized by different extremist teams in […]

‘Like a Dream’: Malala Makes an Emotional Visit to Her Pakistani Hometown

‘Like a Dream’: Malala Makes an Emotional Visit to Her Pakistani Hometown

On Saturday morning, Ms. Yousafzai flew in a authorities helicopter from the capital, Islamabad, to the Swat Valley accompanied by her mother and father, two brothers and Marriyum Aurangzeb, the Pakistani state minister for info. They briefly visited the rental home in Mingora the place the household as soon as lived and had been warmly […]

Afghan Hunger Strikers Demand Cease-Fire: ‘Our Blood Is Finished’

Afghan Hunger Strikers Demand Cease-Fire: ‘Our Blood Is Finished’

In the 1950s, Helmand was typically known as “Little America,” due to formidable dam and canal initiatives there. But lately, it has turn into synonymous with the devastation of the lengthy battle, and the lives of residents in most of its districts have been uprooted. It has remained a Taliban stronghold, and was the primary […]