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Afghanistan Militants

As Many As 100 Militants Killed In Airstrikes

AP | REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 08.15.2014 | World

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani military jets pounded militant hideouts in the northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan early Sunday morning, off...

Disturbing Rise In Afghan Militant Attacks

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 09.26.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Insurgent attacks in Afghanistan during the past three months were up 11 percent, compared to the same period last year, ac...

Militants Kill 13 Troops, Behead 7

AP | REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 08.25.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD — Militants crossed into Pakistan from Afghanistan and killed 13 Pakistani troops, beheading seven of them, the Pakistani military cha...

Day Of Violence In Afghanistan

AP | MIRWAIS KHAN | Posted 12.27.2011 | World

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — Insurgents attacked a U.S.-run civilian and military base with rocket-propelled grenades and guns in a brazen early afte...

Afghan Company: Militants Kill At Least 35 Workers

AP | JON GAMBRELL | Posted 07.19.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Insurgents firing heavy machine guns, rocket-propelled grenades and assault rifles killed 35 workers and guards in an attac...

900 Afghan Militants Lay Down Arms

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Despite Taliban threats against their lives, nearly 900 militants have quit the fight and enrolled in an Afghan government ...

Afghan Warlord, Gulbeddin Hekmatyar, Interview: Discusses Insurgency And Switch From US Ally To Enemy (VIDEO)

CBS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

From remote mountains in northeastern Afghanistan, one of the country's most notorious terrorists has attacked U.S. troops and evaded capture for near...