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Suicide Bomber Attacks Foreigners near Kabul

Posted September 18th, 2012 at 2:10 am (UTC-5)
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A suicide bomber has attacked a mini-bus carrying foreigners near the Afghan capital, killing at least 12 people. Police say nine foreign workers, an Afghan driver and at least two other Afghans were killed in Tuesday’s blast near the Kabul airport. The bomber targeted the bus on the main highway to the airport. A Kabul […]

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Suicide Bomber Attacks Foreigners near Kabul

Posted September 18th, 2012 at 12:30 am (UTC-5)
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A suicide bomber has attacked a mini-bus carrying foreigners near the Afghan capital, killing at least 11 people. Police say nine foreign workers, an Afghan driver and at least one other Afghan were killed in Tuesday’s blast near the Kabul airport. The bomber targeted the bus on the main highway to the airport. Kabul police […]

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Suicide Bomber Attacks Foreigners Near Kabul

Posted September 17th, 2012 at 11:45 pm (UTC-5)
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A suicide bomber has attacked a mini-bus carrying foreigners near the Afghan capital, killing at least nine people. Police say eight foreign workers and an Afghan were killed in Tuesday’s blast near the Kabul airport. A number people were wounded in the attack. Also Monday, NATO said it has sent a team to investigate a […]

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NATO Airstrike Kills 8 Afghan Women

Posted September 16th, 2012 at 4:55 pm (UTC-5)
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The international coalition in Afghanistan has apologized for an airstrike that killed eight civilian women in a remote part of the country. Sunday’s airstrike came shortly before dawn in Laghman province, east of Kabul. Villagers claimed the women were killed while gathering firewood. The U.S.-led International Security Assistance Force initially said an air strike targeted […]

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NATO Accused of Killing 8 Afghan Women in Airstrike

Posted September 16th, 2012 at 9:10 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say NATO coalition forces have killed eight women and girls in an airstrike in a remote district of the country. The deaths come after three “insider” attacks in as many days by Afghan forces against international soldiers killed eight troops, including four Americans. Sunday’s airstrike came shortly before dawn, in Laghman province’s Alingar […]

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4 International Troops Killed in ‘Insider’ Afghan Attack

Posted September 16th, 2012 at 3:45 am (UTC-5)
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The international coalition in Afghanistan says four service members were killed Sunday in an “insider” attack in the southern part of the country. Local authorities in Zabul province say the four were Americans, and that the killer was an Afghan police officer. Coalition officials have not identified the service personnel. Sunday’s attack comes one day […]

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4 NATO Troops Killed in ‘Insider’ Attack

Posted September 16th, 2012 at 12:50 am (UTC-5)
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NATO says four international service members were killed Sunday in an insider attack “suspected to involve members of the Afghan police” in southern Afghanistan. The alliance did not provide further details. A series of insider attacks have occurred across Afghanistan in recent months. In another development, international coalition officials say the insurgents who attacked a […]

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Attackers in Afghanistan Wore US Uniforms

Posted September 15th, 2012 at 11:25 pm (UTC-5)
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International coalition officials say the insurgents who attacked a British military base in Afghanistan Friday, killing two U.S. Marines, were dressed in U.S. Army uniforms and were armed with automatic rifles, rocket propelled grenade launchers and suicide vests. The coalition said in a statement Sunday the 15 militants were organized into three teams and “executed […]

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2 US Marines Killed in Attack on Base in Afghanistan

Posted September 15th, 2012 at 10:55 am (UTC-5)
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The Taliban has claimed responsibility for an attack on a British military base in Afghanistan that killed two U.S. Marines. A spokesman for the militant group said Saturday the attack was in response to a film produced in the United States that insults the Prophet Muhammad, and because Britain’s Prince Harry is serving at the […]

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Afghan Lawmakers Endorse Controversial Intelligence Chief

Posted September 15th, 2012 at 9:40 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan lawmakers have endorsed a new intelligence chief who has been accused by human rights groups of allowing acts of torture. Parliament on Saturday voted in Asadullah Khalid, the minister of tribal and border affairs and a former provincial governor. He takes over Afghanistan’s National Security Directorate, known as the NDS. Khalid is expected to […]

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