Afghanistan

A militant attack in Kabul, Afghanistan killed at least 28 people and wounded more than 300 others. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, which came one week after the militants announced the launch of its spring offensive.

Claiming they were targeting a military convoy of the U.S.-led coalition, the Taliban on Monday took credit for a car bombing near Kabul International Airport, Afghanistan that killed at least one person and injured four others, reports CNN.

U.S. soldiers based in Afghanistan have been ordered to ignore rampant sexual abuse of children in what The New York Times describes as a longstanding…

 President Barack Obama slipped into Afghanistan for a surprise visit Sunday and made clear that the U.S. will likely maintain a limited role here even after its combat mission ends this year and America’s longest war comes to a close. “America’s commitment to the people of Afghanistan will endure,” he pledged. Speaking to troops gathered in an airplane hangar […]

It was Army Sgt. Keith Wells’ first Thanksgiving Day away from his family and despite a cornucopia of food provided for the troops, his taste buds were craving his wife’s macaroni and cheese back home. “My wife’s a foodie – you know the Food Network, cooking shows. Everything she makes is golden,” Wells of Charlotte, […]

KABUL, Afghanistan — “Listen to my story! Listen to my pain and suffering!” Afghanistan’s first female rapper Sosan Firooz (pictured) pleads into her microphone. SEE…

As Mitt Romney continues to attack President Barack Obama because of his “celebration” of Osama bin Laden’s death, the president is staying to true to…

BROOKLYN — A Brooklyn marine was killed trying to save his comrade during a bloody clash in Afghanistan last week. Lance Cpl. Jabari Thompson, 22, who wanted to be a marine like his dad, was mortally wounded in combat and succumbed to his injuries at a military hospital in Germany. The NY Daily News Reports: […]

BROOKLYN — A Brooklyn marine was killed trying to save his comrade during a bloody clash in Afghanistan last week. Lance Cpl. Jabari Thompson, 22, who wanted to be a marine like his dad, was mortally wounded in combat and succumbed to his injuries at a military hospital in Germany. The NY Daily News Reports: […]

WASHINGTON — President Obama will announce his plans to withdraw 33,000 troops from Afghanistan, bringing the number of troops to its lowest total since the USA invaded Afghanistan in 2001. The U.K. Telegraph reports: July 22, 2011 – Obama to announce timetable of withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan. Administration officials told the New York […]

WASHINGTON — President Obama will announce his plans to withdraw 33,000 troops from Afghanistan, bringing the number of troops to its lowest total since the USA invaded Afghanistan in 2001. The U.K. Telegraph reports: July 22, 2011 – Obama to announce timetable of withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan. Administration officials told the New York […]