Gaza Conflict: Israel shares 'precision strike' video hours before Palestine and Israel reach a...
Bringing the bloodshed at standstill, Palestine and Israel reached a ceasefire agreement over the escalation of violence in the Gaza strip and Southern Israel.
Taliban claims Afghan gun attack on two American troops, top U.S. general unhurt
The Taliban claimed responsibility and said the American commander was the intended target.
What a peace deal with the Taliban could mean for women in Afghanistan
On Saturday, after six days of negotiations in Qatar, U.S. and Taliban officials announced they were one step closer to an agreement that might finally end the American war in Afghanistan The two sides agreed only to the broad outlines of a peace deal, and it remains unclear whether the Taliban will agree to negotiate directly with the Afghan government. Still, the announcement was hailed as a rare sign of diplomatic progress after more than 17 years of fighting. But some Afghan women…
Taliban attack kills top Afghan officials; U.S. general unhurt
KABUL, Afghanistan >> A high-level meeting to lay out security plans for Afghanistan’s upcoming parliamentary elections had just concluded when an elite Afghan guard turned his gun today on the departing delegation in an attack that killed the powerful Kandahar police chief but missed the top U.S. commander in the country, Gen. Scott Miller.
Additional 100 Marines headed to Afghan province to help fight the Taliban
About 100 more Marines will be sent to the troubled Helmand Province in Afghanistan to help the 300 Americans who are already there advising and assisting Afghan forces.
Afghanistan: 10 Killed in Suicide Attack as Taliban Peace Talks Collapse
In Afghanistan, suicide attackers stormed the Ministry of Communications in the capital Kabul on Saturday, trapping thousands of people inside the building for hours while security forces battled the assailants. At least 10 people died in the fighting. The self-proclaimed Islamic State group claimed credit for the attack, which came a day after U.S.-led peace talks between the Taliban and Afghan leaders broke down in Qatar, with no immediate plans to reschedule negotiations.
Taliban Talks Raise Question of What U.S. Withdrawal From Afghanistan Could Mean
A hasty American withdrawal, experts said, would erode the authority and legitimacy of the Afghan government, raising the risk that the Taliban could recapture control.
Why Some Marines Fear Afghan Allies More Than the Taliban
For the first time, Marines from one of the worst ‘insider attacks’ speak—and they have a warning for Americans going to fight the same war.
The Top Story: U.S. And Afghanistan Reach Security Agreement Which Would Extend U.S. Troops Immunity
MHz Networks brings you The Top Story- the only digital short delivering each day's biggest global story back to back in English, as told by our premier international news broadcast partners. Today's Topic 11/21/13: The U.S., rather than the local courts in Afghanistan, will have jurisdiction over its troops - which will stay in the country past next year. The United States says it could pull out all its troops at the end of 2014 and leave Afghan forces to fight the Taliban…
Afghanistan’s Tainted Legacy
By John J. MetzlerUNITED NATIONS--The time is ticking as American and NATO forces begin the countdown to military withdrawal from Afghanistan by year’s end. But as Taliban militants watch the clock and the calendar, eagerly awaiting the foreign troop pullouts, thus hoping to topple the country’s still teetering government, still another threat as dangerous as…
How a woman in Afghanistan is fighting the Taliban
Her small effort is actually a storm in the ocean, keeping in mind her social context.
Taliban attack kills top Afghan officials, US general unhurt
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A high-level meeting to lay out security plans for Afghanistan's upcoming parliamentary elections had just concluded when an elite Afghan guard turned his gun Thursday on the departing delegation in an attack that killed the powerful Kandahar police chief but missed the top U.S. commander in the country, Gen. Scott Miller The audacious assassination strike, which killed at least one other senior…
Afghan peace conference canceled over Taliban concerns
A weekend peace conference in Qatar seeking a first-of-its kind agreement between the Afghanistan government and the Taliban has been abruptly canceled over concerns about who would be at the meeting.
Taliban should talk to Afghan govt: ex-minister
ISLAMABAD: Former Interior Minister and PPP leader Senator A Rehman Malik has said that the ongoing talks between Taliban and Afghan government are getting complicated as Taliban are not agreeing to...
What’s Behind the Taliban’s Major Gains in Northern Afghanistan?
Why have the Taliban been able to make inroads in northern Afghanistan?
What next for Brexit after Theresa May’s withdrawal plan is rejected?
MPs rejected Theresa May’s EU Withdrawal Agreement on Friday afternoon by a margin of 58 votes. What happens next?
The top U.S. general in Europe said Russia may be supplying Taliban in Afghanistan
Russia may be influencing and supplying the Taliban in Afghanistan, the top U.S. general in Europe said during a Senate hearing on Thursday.
Top U.S. general in Afghanistan said thousands more troops needed for fight against Taliban
The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that he needs several thousand more troops to help Afghan government forces break a stalemate with the Taliban less than a year after President Obama drew down American forces.
More than 100 soldiers killed or injured in Taliban attack on Afghan base
Taliban fighters dressed in military uniforms attacked an army base in northern Afghanistan, killing or wounding more than 100 soldiers, authorities said Saturday.
Dallas, Valley View Center owners reach truce that should lead to mall's demolition by year's end
I had planned to spend Monday morning at the George Allen, Sr. Courts Building, where attorneys for Dallas City Hall and Valley View Center's...