Us Forces In Afghanistan


'Us Forces In Afghanistan' - 14 News Result(s)

  • We Are Not Winning In Afghanistan: US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis

    We Are Not Winning In Afghanistan: US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis

    The United States is not winning in Afghanistan, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told Congress on Tuesday, saying he was crafting a new war strategy to brief lawmakers about by mid-July that is widely expected to call for thousands more U.S. troops.

  • US Military Confirms Death Of ISIS Afghanistan Leader

    US Military Confirms Death Of ISIS Afghanistan Leader

    US and Afghan troops killed the leader of the ISIS's Afghanistan affiliate in an April raid, US military officials confirmed on Sunday.

  • US Hits ISIS Targets With Biggest Non-Nuclear Weapon Ever Used In Combat

    US Hits ISIS Targets With Biggest Non-Nuclear Weapon Ever Used In Combat

    U.S. forces in Afghanistan dropped a 22,000-pound bomb on Islamic State forces in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday, the Pentagon announced, using the largest non-nuclear bomb ever employed in combat.

  • Indian Helicopters Making A Difference In Afghanistan: US General

    Indian Helicopters Making A Difference In Afghanistan: US General

    The three Mi-35 Indian multi-role helicopters donated to Afghanistan have made a big difference in the offensive against militants in the war-torn country, the outgoing commander of US forces in Afghanistan has said.

  • Afghanistan's Ashraf Ghani Walks Tightrope Over US, Pakistan Ties

    Afghanistan's Ashraf Ghani Walks Tightrope Over US, Pakistan Ties

    In pursuing rapprochement with Pakistan and the United States, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is the very antithesis of his fiery predecessor, but his unprecedented diplomatic overtures have prompted rumblings of unease back home.

  • US to Slow Down Troop Exit From Afghanistan

    US to Slow Down Troop Exit From Afghanistan

    The United States will scrap a plan to reduce the US force in Afghanistan to 5,500 by December, after American commanders appealed to keep more troops on the ground, officials said Monday.

  • US force in Afghanistan may be cut to less than 10,000 troops

    US force in Afghanistan may be cut to less than 10,000 troops

    The number of US troops in Afghanistan may drop well below 10,000 - the minimum demanded by the US military to train Afghan forces - as the longest war in American history winds down, Obama administration officials briefed on the matter say.

  • US Marines demote sergeant who urinated on Taliban militant's dead body

    US Marines demote sergeant who urinated on Taliban militant's dead body

    A Marine sergeant who was videotaped urinating on dead Taliban insurgents, an incident that stoked ire last year toward US forces in Afghanistan, has been reduced to the rank of corporal after pleading guilty, the Marine Corps said today.

  • NATO airstrike kills 11 children in Afghanistan: officials

    A fierce battle between U.S.-backed Afghan forces and Taliban militants in a remote corner of eastern Afghanistan left nearly 20 people dead, including 11 Afghan children killed in an airstrike and an American civilian adviser, officials said on Sunday.

  • Taliban vow war if US stay in Afghanistan post 2014

    Taliban vow war if US stay in Afghanistan post 2014

    The Taliban on Saturday warned of a prolonged war in Afghanistan if any foreign troops stay after the end of 2014, as Kabul and Washington prepare to discuss the "residual" US security presence.

  • US coalition forces admit Afghan civilian deaths

    US coalition forces admit Afghan civilian deaths

    NATO and US forces in Afghanistan admitted Friday that a number of civilians were killed in two separate airstrikes, days after President Hamid Karzai warned that such deaths threatened relations with the US.

  • Pakistan strike probe report due next month: US

    Pakistan strike probe report due next month: US

    A US-led investigation into a NATO air strike that killed 24 Pakistani troops near the Afghan border will report its initial findings by December 23, officials said on Tuesday. The chief of US Central Command, which oversees US forces in Afghanistan and the Middle East, appointed Brigadier General Stephen Clark, a one-star air force general, to lea...

  • Air Force morgue lost body parts from war dead

    The Dover military mortuary entrusted with the solemn duty of receiving and caring for America's war dead twice lost body parts of remains shipped home from Afghanistan, the Air Force revealed on Tuesday.

  • Al-Qaeda was planning to kill Obama: Report

    Al-Qaeda was planning to kill Obama: Report

    Osama bin Laden was plotting to kill US President Barack Obama and Gen David Petraeus, Commander of US forces in Afghanistan, a media report today said, citing information obtained from the material seized from Abbottabad-compound of the slain Al-Qaeda leader.

'Us Forces In Afghanistan' - 14 News Result(s)

  • We Are Not Winning In Afghanistan: US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis

    We Are Not Winning In Afghanistan: US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis

    The United States is not winning in Afghanistan, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told Congress on Tuesday, saying he was crafting a new war strategy to brief lawmakers about by mid-July that is widely expected to call for thousands more U.S. troops.

  • US Military Confirms Death Of ISIS Afghanistan Leader

    US Military Confirms Death Of ISIS Afghanistan Leader

    US and Afghan troops killed the leader of the ISIS's Afghanistan affiliate in an April raid, US military officials confirmed on Sunday.

  • US Hits ISIS Targets With Biggest Non-Nuclear Weapon Ever Used In Combat

    US Hits ISIS Targets With Biggest Non-Nuclear Weapon Ever Used In Combat

    U.S. forces in Afghanistan dropped a 22,000-pound bomb on Islamic State forces in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday, the Pentagon announced, using the largest non-nuclear bomb ever employed in combat.

  • Indian Helicopters Making A Difference In Afghanistan: US General

    Indian Helicopters Making A Difference In Afghanistan: US General

    The three Mi-35 Indian multi-role helicopters donated to Afghanistan have made a big difference in the offensive against militants in the war-torn country, the outgoing commander of US forces in Afghanistan has said.

  • Afghanistan's Ashraf Ghani Walks Tightrope Over US, Pakistan Ties

    Afghanistan's Ashraf Ghani Walks Tightrope Over US, Pakistan Ties

    In pursuing rapprochement with Pakistan and the United States, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is the very antithesis of his fiery predecessor, but his unprecedented diplomatic overtures have prompted rumblings of unease back home.

  • US to Slow Down Troop Exit From Afghanistan

    US to Slow Down Troop Exit From Afghanistan

    The United States will scrap a plan to reduce the US force in Afghanistan to 5,500 by December, after American commanders appealed to keep more troops on the ground, officials said Monday.

  • US force in Afghanistan may be cut to less than 10,000 troops

    US force in Afghanistan may be cut to less than 10,000 troops

    The number of US troops in Afghanistan may drop well below 10,000 - the minimum demanded by the US military to train Afghan forces - as the longest war in American history winds down, Obama administration officials briefed on the matter say.

  • US Marines demote sergeant who urinated on Taliban militant's dead body

    US Marines demote sergeant who urinated on Taliban militant's dead body

    A Marine sergeant who was videotaped urinating on dead Taliban insurgents, an incident that stoked ire last year toward US forces in Afghanistan, has been reduced to the rank of corporal after pleading guilty, the Marine Corps said today.

  • NATO airstrike kills 11 children in Afghanistan: officials

    A fierce battle between U.S.-backed Afghan forces and Taliban militants in a remote corner of eastern Afghanistan left nearly 20 people dead, including 11 Afghan children killed in an airstrike and an American civilian adviser, officials said on Sunday.

  • Taliban vow war if US stay in Afghanistan post 2014

    Taliban vow war if US stay in Afghanistan post 2014

    The Taliban on Saturday warned of a prolonged war in Afghanistan if any foreign troops stay after the end of 2014, as Kabul and Washington prepare to discuss the "residual" US security presence.

  • US coalition forces admit Afghan civilian deaths

    US coalition forces admit Afghan civilian deaths

    NATO and US forces in Afghanistan admitted Friday that a number of civilians were killed in two separate airstrikes, days after President Hamid Karzai warned that such deaths threatened relations with the US.

  • Pakistan strike probe report due next month: US

    Pakistan strike probe report due next month: US

    A US-led investigation into a NATO air strike that killed 24 Pakistani troops near the Afghan border will report its initial findings by December 23, officials said on Tuesday. The chief of US Central Command, which oversees US forces in Afghanistan and the Middle East, appointed Brigadier General Stephen Clark, a one-star air force general, to lea...

  • Air Force morgue lost body parts from war dead

    The Dover military mortuary entrusted with the solemn duty of receiving and caring for America's war dead twice lost body parts of remains shipped home from Afghanistan, the Air Force revealed on Tuesday.

  • Al-Qaeda was planning to kill Obama: Report

    Al-Qaeda was planning to kill Obama: Report

    Osama bin Laden was plotting to kill US President Barack Obama and Gen David Petraeus, Commander of US forces in Afghanistan, a media report today said, citing information obtained from the material seized from Abbottabad-compound of the slain Al-Qaeda leader.

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