Tag archive for ‘Afghan’
By pak_adnews On Thursday, January 12th, 2017

FATA Still Remains Security Risk

By Tariq Rizwan Pakistan’s Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) region is a narrow strip comprising the seven Agencies; Bajaur, Mohmand, Khyber, Orakzai, Kurram, North Waziristan and South Waziristan, besides More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

Iran steps up recruitment of Shiite mercenaries in Afghanistan for Syrian war

With gelled hair spiked high and wearing a Dolce & Gabbana shirt, the young Afghan man looks more like a fashionista than a religious warrior ready to give his life for jihad in Syria. The man wanted to leave More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Why the Heroin Trade Helped Defeat the US in Afghanistan

America’s Opium War in Afghanistan. By Alfred W. McCoy In October 2001, the U.S. launched its invasion of Afghanistan largely through proxy Afghan fighters with the help of Special Operations forces, American More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

Taliban attacks heavily fortified Kandahar airport in Afghanistan

At least 14 people and nine Taliban fighters have been killed after an attack on the heavily fortified Kandahar airport compound in southern Afghanistan, officials say. Taliban forces on Tuesday night attacked More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

Why Central Asia is increasingly worried about Afghanistan

As foreign militants join the Taliban’s fight against government forces in Afghanistan, Central Asian countries are more and more worried about the danger of Islamic fighters infiltrating the region. DW examines. US More...