00:17 GMT 08.08.2016
Terrorists Seize Advanced American Weaponry From the Battlefields of Afghanistan
The militant group in Afghanistan that has allegedly pledged allegiance to Daesh, also known as the Islamic state, claimed to have seized advanced US military equipment from American troops who had fought side by side with the government forces in the eastern flank of the conflict-ridden country.
21:31 GMT 29.07.2016
Details Show the Extent of Flaws in $1 Bln Afghan Vehicle Maintenance Contract
A number of questionable edits to the initial US-Afghanistan contract on military vehicle maintenance has made costs rise dramatically, from $182 million to over $1 billion, with a number of contract points clearly designed to solely stimulate local profits.
08:36 GMT 10.07.2016
Afghan Security Forces Kill 39 Militants in Five Provinces, Including 31 Daesh Fighters
The Afghanistan security forces killed 39 militants in five provinces of the country, including 31 Islamic State terrorists, Afghan Defense Ministry said Sunday.
23:59 GMT 06.06.2016
'Graveyard of Empires': America’s Endless War in Afghanistan
US Soldiers continue to fight and die in Afghanistan and civilians continue to be slaughtered or displaced, despite the fact that 92% of Afghans have never heard of the September 11 tragedy.
11:00 GMT 20.05.2016
Afghan Army Kills Two Taliban Commanders in Southern Afghanistan
The Afghan National Army (ANA) Special Forces reportedly killed two prominent Taliban commanders and three fighters in the Marjah district of Afghanistan's southern Helmand province during a military operation.
00:34 GMT 13.05.2016
Pentagon: Afghanistan Hospital Bombing Result of Confusion Over US Mission
The report indicates that 15 years into the war and occupation, US troops do not understand why they are fighting in Afghanistan, what the rules of engagement are, and what the overall strategy is.
12:37 GMT 12.05.2016
Afghan Army Kills Over 100 Militants in 24 Hours Across Country - Defense Ministry
The Afghan National Army (ANA) killed 110 militants and wounded more than 60 insurgents in several provinces in the past 24 hours, the Afghan Defense Ministry said Thursday.
09:42 GMT 06.05.2016
MoD: Afghan Army Releases at Least 60 From Taliban Prison in Country's South
Afghan National Army Special Operation Forces have released at least 60 prisoners from Taliban confinement in the country's southern province of Helmand, the Afghanistan Defense Ministry said in a statement Friday.
18:54 GMT 03.02.2016
Afghanis Cry Foul at US as Casualties Mount in War on Taliban
Afghani parliamentarians are becoming increasingly concerned with the United States' role in Afghanistan, as its own military casualties mount, while coordination with the US appears to suffer.
11:05 GMT 03.02.2016
Afghanistan Grows Frustrated as Taliban's Power Line Cuts Persist
Afghanistan's government has grown increasingly frustrated with delays on power line repairs, as the military has been unable to launch an operation against Taliban in the area, citing fog and inclement weather.
03:06 GMT 25.01.2016
Afghan Forces Liberate Over 30 Southern Villages From Militants
The Afghan army has cleaned over 30 villages from the militants in the southern Kandahar province, local media reported, local authorities said.
Violence Erupts as Islamic State Rises
17:44 GMT 11.01.2016
Four-Way Peace Talks Highlight West's Failure in Afghanistan
With ongoing violence and concerns over the rise of Taliban insurgents, officials in Afghanistan have met with representatives from the US, China and Pakistan to try and resurrect the country's stalled peace process, following 15 years of western intervention.
19:46 GMT 05.01.2016
US Forces Likely Still Engaged in Afghan Fighting After Helicopter Incident - Pentagon
American forces are still carrying out operations in Afghanistan’s Helmand province in support of the country’s military after an incident earlier today that resulted in a serviceman’s death, US Department of Defense spokesperson Peter Cook said in a briefing.
13:31 GMT 02.11.2015
Why Training Foreign Soldiers Is a Bad Idea for Washington
US government spends millions on military assistance programs for more than 100 countries annually yet American-trained foreign soldiers are incapable of protecting their homeland although they are often better trained and better equipped than their adversary.
20:39 GMT 11.10.2015
Talibs May Lose Positions in Afghanistan After Killing of Key Commander
With the killing of key Taliban leader Mawlawi Ibrahim Shiwani during an Afghani special-forces raid in the west of the country, the positions of radical movement may decay in the region, state army officials are saying.
03:09 GMT 21.07.2015
DoD Admits Seven Afghan Soldiers Killed by US Airstrike in ‘Friendly Fire’
A US airstrike on Monday morning accidentally killed at least seven members of the Afghan National Army (ANA), a US Department of Defense spokesperson confirmed to Sputnik.
06:30 GMT 28.06.2015
Afghan Army Wipes Out 49 Militants in Massive Security Crackdown
A total of 49 insurgents were wiped out in Afghanistan in the past 24 hours in a series of military operations to ensure security in the country, its Defense Ministry said Sunday.
00:53 GMT 04.03.2015
Attrition Drives Afghan Security Force Levels to 3-Year Low - US Watchdog
US Special Inspector General for Afghan Reconstruction reported that turnover continues to plague the Afghan National Security Forces, driving troop strength to its lowest levels since 2011.
11:10 GMT 03.03.2015
Watchdog Reports Afghan Army Lost 20,000 Personnel in 2014
From January to November 2014 Afghan military shrank from 190,000 to roughly 169,000 members. Most of the losses appear to be desertions, while smaller percentages are ordinary discharges. More than 1,200 soldiers perished in combat last year.
11:40 GMT 16.01.2015
US General Says Islamic State Recruiting Fighters in Afghanistan, Pakistan
US Four Star Army General John Campbell says that the US is monitoring Islamic State militant group attempts to carry out a recruitment drive among radical jihadists in Afghanistan and Pakistan.