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The Taliban is using magnetic ‘sticky bombs’ to assassinate Afghan officials
Magnetic bombs have killed at least 10 Afghan government officials in the last several weeks.
US airstrike kills five Taliban fighters amid Afghanistan withdrawal
A U.S. airstrike launched to support Afghan security forces killed five Taliban fighters in central Afghanistan on Sunday evening, a spokesman for U.S. forces in Afghanistan said
The US lost $19 billion in Afghanistan to waste, fraud, and abuse over a decade
The U.S. government lost approximately $19 billion in taxpayer dollars to waste, fraud, and abuse in Afghanistan between 2009 and 2018, according to the top government watchdog for the reconstruction...
US military defends air strikes that Taliban claim violate peace deal
The U.S. military defended on Sunday its air strikes against Taliban fighters last week, as the insurgent group accused Washington of violating a signed agreement
How the Afghanistan withdrawal went from ‘home by Christmas’ to ‘standby to standby’
“I don't think there's anyone who believes we'll be at zero by the end of the year,” an unnamed senior administration official told NBC.
Pompeo speaks directly with Taliban days after reports Russia paid them bounties to kill US troops in Afghanistan
The head of the Taliban's political office in Doha and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held a video conference to discuss the Afghan peace process
US forces conduct airstrikes on Taliban in Afghanistan
American forces conducted two airstrikes on Taliban fighters to foil the militant group's plan to launch attacks on Afghan security forces, a U.S. military spokesman said on Friday, in a...
Afghan President vows to expedite release of 2,000 Taliban prisoners
"As a responsible government we take one more step forward," he said.
The fiction of an Afghan peace process died when gunmen murdered babies in Kabul
On Tuesday, gunman invaded a maternity ward in Kabul, killing at least 24 people – including two newborn babies