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Afghanistan Braces for More Violent Protests

Posted February 24th, 2012 at 5:25 am (UTC-5)
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Afghanistan braced itself Friday for a possible fourth day of violent anti-U.S. protests over the burning of Qurans at a NATO facility. At least 13 people have died in demonstrations since the protests erupted Tuesday. U.S. President Barack Obama has sent a written apology to Afghan President Hamid Karzai about the desecration of the Islamic […]

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2 Coalition Soldiers Killed in Afghan Quran Protests

Posted February 23rd, 2012 at 10:45 am (UTC-5)
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NATO officials say someone wearing an Afghan army uniform shot and killed two coalition soldiers in eastern Afghanistan during one of the many protests that have erupted across the country over the burning of Qurans at a NATO facility. The incident occurred Thursday outside a coalition military base in Nangarhar province. Since the demonstrations erupted […]

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NATO: Gunman in Afghan Army Uniform Kills 2 Coalition Soldiers

Posted February 23rd, 2012 at 8:50 am (UTC-5)
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NATO officials say someone wearing an Afghan army uniform has shot dead two coalition service members in eastern Afghanistan, while protests over the burning of Qurans at a NATO facility continued for a third day. It was not immediately clear if the NATO deaths Thursday were related to the demonstrations that have erupted across the […]

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Taliban Urges Attacks on Foreign Military Bases After Quran Burnings

Posted February 23rd, 2012 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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The Taliban has called on Afghans to attack foreign military bases in retaliation for the burning of Qurans at a NATO base, while protests continued for a third day. In a statement Thursday, the Taliban urged Afghans to kill, capture and beat foreign soldiers as a lesson to never desecrate the Muslim holy book. Thousands […]

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Taliban Urges Attacks on Foreign Military Bases After Quran Burnings

Posted February 23rd, 2012 at 4:05 am (UTC-5)
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The Taliban has called on Afghans to attack foreign military bases in retaliation for the burning of Qurans at a NATO base, while protests continued for a third day. In a statement Thursday, the Taliban urged Afghans to kill, capture and beat foreign soldiers as a lesson to never desecrate the Muslim holy book. Thousands […]

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Karzai Appeals for Calm As Quran Protests Turn Deadly

Posted February 22nd, 2012 at 1:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai is appealing for calm after several days of clashes between Afghan security forces and protesters left at least seven people dead across the country. Afghan officials say dozens of people have been injured in protests held in the capital, Kabul, Parwan province and the eastern city of Jalalabad. The demonstrations erupted […]

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7 Killed in Afghan Protests Over Quran Burning

Posted February 22nd, 2012 at 11:25 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say at least seven people were killed in clashes between Afghan security forces and demonstrators protesting for a second day against the burning of copies of the Quran at a NATO military base. Officials say dozens of others also were injured at protests held in the capital, Kabul, Parwan province and the eastern […]

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Afghan Police Fire on Anti-US Rally

Posted February 22nd, 2012 at 7:20 am (UTC-5)
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At least four people were killed when police opened fire on hundreds of angry protesters during a second day of demonstrations aimed at NATO troops who improperly disposed of copies of the Quran. Afghan officials say dozens were injured in the shootings which occurred in the capital, Kabul, Parwan province, and the eastern city of […]

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Afghans Protest for Second Day Over Quran Burning

Posted February 22nd, 2012 at 3:10 am (UTC-5)
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Hundreds of Afghans clashed with police and security forces for a second day of angry protests aimed at NATO troops who improperly disposed of copies of the Quran. Several hundred protesters threw stones at police and shouted “Death to America” during a demonstration Wednesday outside Kabul, while another demonstration was held in a different part […]

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Afghans Protest for Second Day Over Quran Burning

Posted February 22nd, 2012 at 2:45 am (UTC-5)
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Hundreds of Afghans clashed with police and security forces for a second day of angry protests aimed at NATO troops who improperly disposed of copies of the Quran. Several hundred protesters threw stones at police and shouted “Death to America” during a demonstration Wednesday outside Kabul while another demonstration was held in a different part […]

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