Afghanistan


2 U.S. Troops Killed in Eastern Afghanistan

The Pentagon says that two U.S. service members were killed in Afghanistan overnight Wednesday. Navy Capt. Jeff Davis says they were killed during an operation against the Afghanistan-based Islamic State…

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Merkel and Trump Talk About Afghanistan, Ukraine

Angela Merkel’s spokesman says the German chancellor has talked with U.S. President Donald Trump, exchanging thoughts on the current situation in Afghanistan and in eastern Ukraine. Steffen Seibert said in…

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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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