Afghan National Army

By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Oct 11th, 2012
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By: Zabihullah Noori Afghan President Hamid Karzai — an out of favour character, not only among the world leaders, but also among many Afghans — seeks ways to regain fame by bringing the Taliban around the negotiation table. Many Afghans consider Karzai’s second term as illicit because of scandalous ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 18th, 2012
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Kabul – A female suicide car bomber attacked a van in Kabul on Tuesday, killing 12 people, including eight South Africans, in an assault insurgents said was in revenge for an anti-Islam film made in America. The bombing on a highway leading to Kabul international airport was the second suicide ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 9th, 2012
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Two Afghan soldiers tried to gun down a group of NATO troops outside a military base in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday, officials said. No international forces were killed, but one of the attackers was killed as NATO forces shot back. It was the second apparent attack by Afghan forces on their inter...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 16th, 2012
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A militant arrested in the attacks on the Afghan capital and three other cities has confessed that the 18-hour assault was carried out by the Haqqani network, a lethal group of fighters with ties to the Taliban and al-Qaida, a top Afghan security official said Monday. Thirty-six insurgents were kille...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Apr 9th, 2012
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The United States has agreed to give control of most special operations to the Afghan army, including the controversial “night-time raids” that have strained relations between the two countries for years. Many observers agree that the night raids have been the most effective weapon against the Taliba...
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In Andrei AKULOV
Feb 13th, 2012
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Andrei AKULOV US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said he hoped U.S. troops in Afghanistan would be able to move into a training and support role during the second half of next year. The U.S. proposal to stop combat operations in Afghanistan by the middle of 2013 came as a surprise to everyone includin...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Feb 1st, 2012
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  Apparently the Taliban are softening, even allowing girls to get an education. Clearly this heralds an opening to the West, a heady indication that their most repressive days are past them, and that soon they will take their place among the free people of the earth. Soon they will be following...
By benim
In Middle East
Aug 19th, 2011
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At least eight people have died after two Taliban suicide bombers attacked a British Council building in Afghanistan’s capital, officials said. Two Afghan policemen and a municipal worker were killed in the incident on the west side of Kabul, police in Afghanistan said. There continued to be fi...
By benim
In Middle East
Oct 16th, 2010
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Three blasts rocked southern Afghanistan’s restive city of Kandahar late on Saturday, killing at least four people killed and injuring two others. Zalmay Ayubi, spokesman for the Kandahar provincial administration, told Xinhua that the first explosion took place in front of the gate of the city...