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2 US Marines Killed in Attack on Base in Afghanistan

Posted September 15th, 2012 at 9:00 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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US Marines Killed in Attack on Afghan Base

Posted September 15th, 2012 at 4:25 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 that insults the Prophet Muhammad, and because Britain’s Prince Harry is serving at the base. Military officials say insurgents […]

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US Marines Killed in Attack on Afghan Base

Posted September 14th, 2012 at 7:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Two U.S. Marines have been killed in an attack on a British military base in Afghanistan where Britain’s Prince Harry is stationed. Military officials say insurgents used mortars and rockets against Camp Bastion in Helmand Province early Saturday. They say Prince Harry, who is third in line to the British throne, was never in any […]

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50 Killed in Afghan Road Crash

Posted September 14th, 2012 at 4:45 am (UTC-5)
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Authorities in eastern Afghanistan say at least 50 people have been killed in a collision between a passenger bus and a truck. Friday’s crash occurred in Ghazni province on the highway that connects the southern city of Kandahar with the Afghan capital, Kabul. Officials say the two vehicles burst into flames after colliding in the […]

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Afghan President Delays Trip Abroad Fearing Unrest

Posted September 13th, 2012 at 7:35 am (UTC-5)
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Officials say Afghan President Hamid Karzai has postponed a trip to Norway following the violent protests that erupted in Libya and Egypt over an anti-Islam film. Norway’s Foreign Ministry said it was informed by the the Afghan Foreign Ministry that Mr. Karzai’s visit set for Friday has been delayed. The Norwegian foreign ministry said Thursday […]

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NATO Troops in Afghanistan Mark 9/11 Anniversary

Posted September 11th, 2012 at 1:20 pm (UTC-5)
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NATO troops in Afghanistan held ceremonies Tuesday to mark the 11th anniversary of the al-Qaida terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people in the United States. In Kabul, multinational soldiers observed a minute of silence and stood together while America’s national anthem was sung. A U.S. military officer in attendance, Brigadier General Ricky Gibbs, said […]

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Rocket Attack on US Base Kills 3 Afghans

Posted September 11th, 2012 at 6:25 am (UTC-5)
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Officials say a rocket attack on a U.S. base has killed three Afghans. NATO spokesman Michael Cole told VOA that several rockets hit Bagram Airfield in Parwan province late Monday, destroying one helicopter and damaging several others. Afghan officials said Tuesday those killed inside the aircraft were Afghan intelligence agents. Afghan and international service members […]

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Rocket Attack on US Base Kills 3 Afghans

Posted September 11th, 2012 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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Officials say a rocket attack on a U.S. base has killed three Afghans. NATO spokesman Michael Cole told VOA that several rockets hit Bagram Airfield in Parwan province late Monday, destroying one helicopter and damaging several others. Afghan officials said Tuesday three Afghan intelligence agents inside the helicopter were killed. Afghan and international service members […]

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NATO: Airstrike Kills Senior Afghan Taliban Leaders

Posted September 11th, 2012 at 3:40 am (UTC-5)
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NATO says a coalition airstrike has killed two senior Taliban leaders in eastern Afghanistan. The coalition on Tuesday said one of the men, Mullah Hazrat, was the suspected mastermind of the August 2008 ambush on NATO troops that killed 10 French soldiers and wounded 21 others in Uzbin Valley, south of Kabul. French, American and […]

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US Hands Over Bagram Prison to Afghans

Posted September 10th, 2012 at 6:30 am (UTC-5)
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The United States has formally handed over control of a controversial prison to the Afghan government, despite a disagreement about the fate of some of the inmates. More than 3,000 prisoners were transferred to Afghan officials in a small ceremony Monday at the Bagram prison. The transfer of authority over the prison and its inmates […]

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