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Nato Airstrikes

Number Of Afghans Killed In Airstrikes Declines

AP | KIM GAMEL | Posted 04.21.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — The number of U.S. drone strikes in Afghanistan rose sharply last year compared with 2011, the United Nations said Tuesday....

Karzai: No More Airstrikes

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 02.16.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Saturday that he will issue a decree banning Afghan security forces from asking international...

NATO Apologizes For Civilian Deaths In Airstrike

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 08.08.2012 | World

PATROL BASE PUL-I-ALAM, Afghanistan — The top commander of U.S. and NATO troops in Afghanistan offered a somber apology on Friday in an eastern ...

NATO Airstrike Killed 18 Civilians, Afghan Leader Says

AP | HEIDI VOGT | Posted 08.06.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's president said Thursday that 18 people killed in a NATO airstrike in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday were a...

NATO Reportedly Underplayed Civilian Deaths In Libya

Reuters | Posted 07.13.2012 | World

By Sebastian Moffett BRUSSELS, May 14 (Reuters) - NATO air strikes killed 72 civilians in Libya last year, Human Rights Watch said on ...

More Lost by the Second

Kathy Kelly | Posted 10.11.2011 | World
Kathy Kelly

It's a bit odd to me that with my sense of geographical direction I'm ever regarded as a leader to guide groups in foreign travel. Specifically, I'm recalling a steaming hot night in Lahore, Pakistan.

Airstrikes Hit Tripoli Near Gaddafi's Compound

AP | Posted 09.22.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya -- Airstrikes hit a southeastern area of the Libyan capital early Sunday. The sound of a jet plane, followed by an explosion at 1 a.m....

Report: Obama Overruled Libya Advice From Justice Department, Pentagon Lawyers

AP | Posted 08.17.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama decided he could continue the air war in Libya without congressional approval despite rulings to the contrary fro...

Libya Diplomatic Efforts Intensify As NATO Airstrikes Target Tripoli

AP | ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 08.16.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — Renewed diplomatic efforts to halt Libya's civil war appeared to be gaining momentum Thursday as thunderous NATO airstrikes onc...

NATO Official: Gaddafi A Legitimate Target

CNN | CNN Wire Staff | Posted 08.09.2011 | World

(CNN) -- A U.N. resolution justifies the targeting of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, a senior NATO military official with operational knowledge of the...

Afghan President Says He Will No Longer Allow NATO Airstrikes On Houses

AP | HEIDI VOGT and RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 07.31.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Angered by civilian casualties, Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Tuesday he will no longer allow NATO airstrikes on house...

South African President: Gaddafi Ready For Truce

AP | DIAA HADID | Posted 07.30.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya -- Moammar Gadhafi is ready for a truce to stop the fighting in his country, the visiting South African president said Monday after mee...

Libyan Rebels In Misrata Say They Have Pushed Back Gaddafi's Forces

AP | DIAA HADID and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 07.11.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — Pressing to break a two-month siege, rebels in the port city of Misrata said they had captured the local airport and pushed Moa...

NATO Missile Strikes Target Gaddafi's Compound, Say Witnesses

Reuters | Guy Desmond | Posted 07.09.2011 | World

May 10, 2011 4:51:59 AM By Guy Desmond TRIPOLI, May 10 (Reuters) - NATO launched a number of missile strikes against targets in the Tripoli ...

NATO Rejects Gaddafi Ceasefire Offer, Continues Bombing Tripoli

Reuters | Lin Noueihed | Posted 06.29.2011 | World

By Lin Noueihed TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi said on Saturday he was ready for a ceasefire and negotiations provided NAT...

Libyan Army Ordered To Retreat From Misrata, Says Wounded Government Soldier

Reuters | Posted 06.22.2011 | World

April 23, 2011 6:45:02 AM MISRATA, Libya, April 23 (Reuters) - A wounded Libyan government soldier captured by rebel forces in Misrata said on ...

Libya Says Army May Halt Fighting In Besieged City Of Misrata

Reuters | Michael Georgy | Posted 06.22.2011 | World

April 23, 2011 2:54:42 AM By Michael Georgy MISRATA, Libya, April 23 (Reuters) - NATO air strikes may force Libya to halt fighting by its ar...

Libya Says NATO Airstrike Near Gaddafi Compound Kills Multiple People

Reuters | Posted 06.22.2011 | World

April 23, 2011 2:05:31 AM TRIPOLI, April 23 (Reuters) - NATO jets hit a target near Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's compound in central Tripoli...

John McCain Heading To Libya

AP | By DONNA CASSATA | Posted 06.21.2011 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. John McCain, one of the strongest proponents in Congress of the U.S. military intervention in Libya, is heading to the rebel s...

Airstrikes Destroyed 30 Percent Of Gaddafi's Weapons, Says NATO

AP | SLOBODAN LEKIC | Posted 06.05.2011 | World

BRUSSELS — The international aerial onslaught against Moammar Gadhafi's forces has destroyed 30 percent of Libya's military capacity, a senior N...

Libya Rebels Unable To Hold Oil Port Despite NATO Airstrikes

AP | BEN HUBBARD and HADEEL AL-SHALCHI | Posted 06.05.2011 | World

BENGHAZI, Libya — A rebel military leader lashed out at NATO Tuesday, saying it was falling short in its mission to protect Libyan civilians. Th...

Pakistan Protests NATO Airstrikes On Its Territory

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan has criticized a pair of NATO airstrikes on its territory that killed over 50 militants, saying they were a violation of it...

NATO Strike Misses Target, Kills 12 Afghan Civilians

AOL News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A major anti-Taliban assault by thousands of NATO-led troops in southern Afghanistan entered its second day Sunday with fierce fighting, strong resist...