Tag archive for ‘Helmand’
By pak_adnews On Monday, February 12th, 2018

16 NDS Operatives Killed in Helmand

Officials in Afghanistan say four operatives of the national intelligence agency have gunned down their 16 colleagues before fleeing to join the Taliban insurgency in the southern Helmand province. The rare overnight More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

Senior Islamic State Khorasan leaders defect to Taliban

By Bill Roggio IS-Khorasan-pledge-TalibanSeveral members of the Islamic State Khorasan Provinces’ “central council” as well as other senior and mid-level leaders based in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, November 5th, 2015

U.S. airstrikes in Kunduz Afghanistan destroyed more than a hospital

By Sudarsan Raghavan KUNDUZ, AFGHANISTAN — A deadly U.S. airstrike on a Doctors Without Borders hospital last month has triggered an international outcry and investigations by the Pentagon and NATO. But it More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

Taliban End Takeover of Kunduz After 15 Days

By Rod Nordland KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban announced that they had withdrawn completely from the northern city of Kunduz on Tuesday, ending their first takeover of any Afghan city during the last More...

By pak_adnews On Friday, September 11th, 2015

Afghans See American General John F. Campbell as Crucial to Country’s Defense

By Rod Nordland and Mujib Mashal KABUL, Afghanistan — Gen. John F. Campbell holds several titles: top NATO commander in Afghanistan, commander of the Resolute Support Mission coalition, commander of United More...