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Afghanistan Attacks

24 Dead In 5 Separate Afghan Attacks

AP | AMIR SHAH | Posted 06.17.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Roadside bombs and insurgent attacks killed at least 24 people in five separate attacks across Afghanistan as violence stea...

Insurgents Kill NATO Soldier In Afghanistan

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 01.12.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — At least four rockets were fired into the Afghan capital Tuesday morning, killing one man and injuring three other people, ...

WATCH: Afghan Trainee Who Reportedly Killed His American Trainers Speaks Out

Posted 09.17.2012 | World

In another bloody weekend in Afghanistan, four American soldiers lost their lives when an Afghan police officer turned his gun on U.S. troops in Zabul...

Insurgents Attack Key U.S. Base In Afghanistan

AP | AMIR SHAH | Posted 09.11.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghan insurgents bombarded a U.S. base and destroyed a NATO helicopter, killing three Afghan intelligence employees, officials ...

Afghan Culture Guides Need To Cut Insider Attacks

Reuters | Posted 11.06.2012 | World

By Amie Ferris-Rotman KABUL, Sept 6 (Reuters) - Afghan Defence Ministry officials, trying to stop the alarming increase in 'insider' a...

Afghanistan Passes The Buck

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 10.22.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Afghan government blamed foreign spy agencies for a rising number of killings where government soldiers and policemen h...

Top U.S. General In Afghanistan To Discuss Attacks

AP | HEIDI VOGT | Posted 10.20.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — The U.S. military's top general met with American, coalition and local officials in Afghanistan on Monday to try to stop a ...

Brash Bombings Kill Dozens In Afghanistan

AP | DEB RIECHMANN and AMIR SHAH | Posted 10.14.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Suicide bombers launched multiple attacks in a remote corner of southwestern Afghanistan near the Iranian border Tuesday, k...

Afghan Policeman Guns Down 10 Peers

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 10.11.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — An Afghan police officer killed at least 10 of his fellow officers on Saturday, a day after six U.S. service members were g...

Bombs, Attacks Kill Dozens In Afghanistan

AP | By RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 09.07.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Roadside bombs and insurgent attacks killed 16 Afghan civilians, five policemen and two members of the U.S.-led coalition in sou...

Insurgent Attacks Kill 10 Police Officers In Afghanistan

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 08.26.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Insurgent attacks in several parts of Afghanistan have killed 10 police officers over 24 hours, officials said Wednesday. ...

Scores Of Killings Highlight Afghanistan's Ongoing Instability

AP | MIRWAIS KHAN and DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 08.06.2012 | World

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — Scores of Afghans were killed Wednesday in Taliban attacks and other violence including a NATO airstrike, highlighting p...

Roadside Bombs Kill 4 Afghan Police, 1 Civilian

AP | Posted 08.05.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan authorities say two separate roadside bomb blasts have killed five people including four policemen in the east of th...

Bomb Explodes Inside Shop Market

AP | Posted 07.14.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Authorities say a bomb has exploded at a market in northern Afghanistan, killing nine people, including a local official. The M...

Afghan Attacks Underscore Growing Power Of Haqqani Network

nytimes.com | Posted 04.17.2012 | World

WASHINGTON — Western military and intelligence officials acknowledged on Monday that they were surprised by the scale and sophistication of the sync...

150 Schoolgirls Poisoned

Reuters | Posted 06.17.2012 | World

By Mohammad Hamid KUNDUZ, Afghanistan, April 17 (Reuters) - About 150 Afghan schoolgirls were poisoned on Tuesday after drinking conta...

Attacks In Kandahar Kill At Least 13

Posted 03.04.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Officials say three explosions in a day have killed 13 people in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar. The dead include a c...

19 Killed By Roadside Bomb In Southern Afghanistan

AP | DEB RIECHMANN and AMIR SHAH | Posted 02.06.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — The fallout from this week's deadly suicide bombing in Kabul has further splintered Afghanistan's relations with neighborin...

Contradicting UN Stats, U.S. Says Insurgent Attacks In Afghanistan Down

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 11.29.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — International forces in Afghanistan released new data Thursday showing violence trending downward in their favor, only a da...

Suicide Bombers Attack British Compound In Afghanistan

AP | AMIR SHAH and DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 10.18.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Taliban suicide bombers stormed a British compound in an upscale Kabul neighborhood shortly after dawn Friday, killing eigh...

12 Afghans Dead In Attack Targeting French General

AP | ALFRED de MONTESQUIOU | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TAGAB VALLEY, Afghanistan — Rockets slammed into a market northeast of Kabul on Monday, killing 12 civilians but missing their presumed target: ...

Rockets Strike Kabul In Rare Pre-Election Attack

AP | FISNIK ABRASHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — Taliban militants unleashed a wave of rockets at Kabul's international airport and government buildings Tuesday in an attempt to shatter...

Petraeus: Afghanistan Attacks Reach Record High

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

America's top general painted a bleak picture Thursday of the immediate future in Afghanistan, saying that insurgent attacks have risen to record leve...

Afghanistan Nearly Twice As Deadly For US Troops Than Iraq So Far In July

McClatchy Newspapers | Nancy Youssef | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Nearly twice as many U.S. troops have been killed in Afghanistan than in Iraq so far this month, marking the lowest death toll of the Iraq war and th...

Taliban Attacks In Afghanistan Soared In 2007

The Guardian (U.K.) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Attacks by the Taliban in Afghanistan surged last year, according to previously unpublished figures from allied military forces fighting insurgents. ...