Afghanistan


Admitted Al-Qaida Fighter Convicted in NY Terror Case

An admitted al-Qaida fighter was convicted on Thursday of federal terrorism charges for participating in a fierce firefight in Afghanistan that left two U.S. servicemen dead. A jury in federal…

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UAE Says 5 Diplomats Killed in Afghan Blast

The United Arab Emirates announced on Wednesday that five of its diplomats were killed in a bombing in southern Afghanistan the day before, one of the worst attacks to target…

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U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan Closes After Attacks

The U.S. embassy in Afghanistan has closed following deadly insurgent attacks on a German consulate and an American military base. In a statement late Saturday, the embassy says it will…

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Officials: Afghan Police Killed by U.S. Airstrike

A U.S. airstrike killed as many as eight Afghan policemen outside the embattled provincial capital of Uruzgan province, Afghan officials said on Monday, as security forces, supported by U.S. strikes,…

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