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Apparent Afghan Insider Attack Kills 2 NATO Troops

Posted October 30th, 2012 at 10:05 am (UTC-5)
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NATO says a man wearing an Afghan police uniform has shot and killed two coalition troops in southern Afghanistan in the latest apparent “insider” attack. Afghan officials said the attacker killed two British soldiers Tuesday in Helmand province. NATO gave few details, but coalition spokesman Brigadier General Gunter Katz told reporters in Kabul that “currently, […]

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2 NATO Troops Killed in Apparent Afghan Insider Attack

Posted October 30th, 2012 at 8:05 am (UTC-5)
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NATO says a man wearing an Afghan police uniform has shot and killed two coalition troops in southern Afghanistan in the latest apparent “insider” attack. The international coalition did not give further details, but Afghan officials said the attacker killed two British soldiers Tuesday in Helmand province. The incident is the latest in a series […]

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Afghanistan Sets Date for Presidential Election

Posted October 30th, 2012 at 6:40 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan election officials say the country has set a date for its next presidential election. The country’s Independent Election Commission said in a statement Tuesday that the election will be held April 5, 2014. The date was given, according to the Islamic calendar, as “Hamal 16, 1393.” President Hamid Karzai is serving his second term […]

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Officials: Afghan Raid Kills Insurgents, Civilians

Posted October 29th, 2012 at 11:25 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say a joint Afghan-NATO operation has killed at least four Taliban insurgents and two civilians in eastern Afghanistan. The joint raid took place Monday in the Qalai-e-Qazi area of Ghazni province. NATO said “several insurgents” were killed and at least one detained during an operation to arrest a Taliban leader. The coalition said […]

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Suicide Bomber Kills 40 in Afghan Mosque

Posted October 26th, 2012 at 3:30 pm (UTC-5)
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A suicide bomber struck a mosque in northern Afghanistan Friday, killing at least 40 people in one of the deadliest such attacks in recent months. Authorities say the bomber struck the mosque in Maymana, the capital of Faryab province, at the start of the three-day Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha. Local officials say the young […]

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Suicide Bomber Kills 40 in Afghan Mosque

Posted October 26th, 2012 at 12:35 pm (UTC-5)
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A suicide bomber struck a mosque in northern Afghanistan Friday, killing at least 40 people in one of the deadliest such attacks in recent months. Authorities say the bomber struck the mosque in Maymana, the capital of Faryab province, at the start of the three-day Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha. Local officials say the young […]

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Suicide Bomber Kills 40 in Afghan Mosque

Posted October 26th, 2012 at 8:40 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in northern Afghanistan say a suicide bomb attack on a mosque has killed at least 40 people, in one of the deadliest such attacks in recent months. Authorities say the bomber struck the mosque in Maymana, the capital of Faryab province, on Friday, at the start of the three-day Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha. […]

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Suicide Bomber Kills 40 in Afghan Mosque

Posted October 26th, 2012 at 6:45 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in northern Afghanistan say a suicide bomb attack on a mosque has killed at least 40 people and wounded dozens of others. Authorities say the bomber struck the mosque in Maymana, the capital of Faryab province, on Friday, at the start of the four-day Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha. Officials say casualties included members […]

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Suicide Bomber Kills 40 in Afghan Mosque

Posted October 26th, 2012 at 6:00 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in northern Afghanistan says a suicide bomb attack on a mosque has killed at least 40 people and wounded dozens of others. Authorities say the bomber struck the mosque in Maymana, the capital of Faryab province, on Friday, at the start of the four-day Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha. Officials say casualties included members […]

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Suicide Bomber Kills 32 in Afghan Mosque

Posted October 26th, 2012 at 3:25 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in northern Afghanistan says a suicide bomber has attacked a mosque, killing at least 32 worshippers and wounding 34 others. Authorities say the bomber struck the mosque in Maymana, the capital of Faryab province, on Friday, the first day of the four-day Eid al-Adha holiday. There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but suicide […]

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