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US conducts first air strikes against Taliban since Afghan ceasefire ends

06 June, 2020 7:29 pm 7:29 pm

WASHINGTON (AFP) – The US conducted its first air strikes against the Taliban since a rare ceasefire between the insurgents and Afghan forces ended more than a week ago, the US military said Friday. The two assaults took place on Thursday and Friday in separate provinces in Afghanistan, spokesman Sonny Leggett said on his Twitter … Read More

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Taliban resume attacks on Afghan forces, five policemen die

03 March, 2020 4:20 pm 4:20 pm

NANGARHAR/KABUL (Reuters) – Five Afghan policemen died in a Taliban attack on a security checkpoint near a copper mine on Tuesday, officials in the region said, a day after the insurgents decided to resume operations against local forces. A Taliban spokesman did not confirm or deny responsibility for the attack in eastern Afghanistan when contacted … Read More

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Commander of Taliban Red Unit Abu Yousuf killed by Afghan forces

10 October, 2019 10:58 pm 10:58 pm

KABUL (92 News) – The Afghan and US forces killed one of the most senior commanders of the Red Unit of Taliban Mawlavi Edris alias Abu Yousuf in Nangarhar province. According to a statement released by the National Directorate of Security (NDS), the Afghan and US forces coordinated an airstrike which killed Mawlavi Edris alias … Read More


At least 40 civilians killed in Afghan forces’ anti-Taliban attack

09 September, 2019 1:56 am 1:56 am

MUSA QALA, Afghanistan – At least 40 civilians at a wedding party were killed during a raid conducted by Afghan special forces on a Taliban hideout, officials said Monday. Abdul Majed Akhand, deputy provincial councilman, said the majority of the dead were women and children attending the wedding ceremony in Musa Qala district on Sunday … Read More


At least 10 Afghan security officials, civilians killed in Taliban suicide ...

08 August, 2019 10:16 pm 10:16 pm

KUNDUZ, Afghanistan (Reuters) – At least 10 Afghan soldiers and civilians were killed after a Taliban suicide bomber struck a main square in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz where Afghan forces had gathered to defend the city from falling to the Taliban, Afghan officials said on Saturday. It followed a major attack Taliban fighters … Read More

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Eight Pakistanis killed by Afghan security forces in Paktika province: FO

03 March, 2019 10:07 am 10:07 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Afghan security forces have killed eight Pakistanis in Barmal Rakha, Paktika province on Sunday. According to sources, the Afghan forces had killed Pakistanis after bringing them out of the houses during raids. The deceased including four brothers belong to North Waziristan. Sources said that the deceased had no link with … Read More