Posts Tagged ‘Afghanistan’

Women vital for democratic success in Afghanistan, U.N. says

Women vital for democratic success in Afghanistan, U.N. says

Elections can only be representative if all members of society, including women, play a role, the head of the U.N. mission in Afghanistan said Wednesday. Special Reports – UPI.com

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F-16 Fighting Falcon crashes on takeoff at Afghanistan air base, Pentagon says

F-16 Fighting Falcon crashes on takeoff at Afghanistan air base, Pentagon says

Doug G. WareBAGRAM, Afghanistan, March 29 (UPI) — A U.S. Air Force fighter jet crashed during takeoff Tuesday evening near an air base in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense said. Top News – UPI.com

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At least 20 killed in Afghanistan suicide bombings

At least 20 killed in Afghanistan suicide bombings

Daniel UriaKABUL, Afghanistan, Feb. 27 (UPI) — At least 20 people were killed in two suicide bombings just hours apart in Afghanistan on Saturday. Top News – UPI.com

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Afghanistan receives A-29 Super Tucano aircraft

Afghanistan receives A-29 Super Tucano aircraft

Richard TomkinsKABUL, Afghanistan, Jan. 19 (UPI) — The first four A-29 Super Tucano attack/training aircraft for the Afghan Air Force have been delivered to the country by the U.S. Air Force. Top News – UPI.com

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U.S. has wrong coordinates for several Afghanistan medical facilities, inspector says

U.S. has wrong coordinates for several Afghanistan medical facilities, inspector says

Doug G. WareARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 11 (UPI) — An official overseeing rebuilding efforts in Afghanistan says location coordinates given by U.S. officials for medical facilities there are often inaccurate. Top News – UPI.com

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U.S. Special Operations soldier killed, second injured in Afghanistan

U.S. Special Operations soldier killed, second injured in Afghanistan

Amy R. ConnollyWASHINGTON, Jan. 5 (UPI) — An unknown number of American soldiers were wounded or killed during a counter-terrorism operation in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, U.S. officials said. Top News – UPI.com

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NYPD honors detective, Air National Guard soldier killed in Afghanistan

NYPD honors detective, Air National Guard soldier killed in Afghanistan

Doug G. WareNEW YORK, Dec. 30 (UPI) — Dozens of New York police officers, including the NYPD commissioner, on Wednesday honored a detective and soldier killed in Afghanistan last week. Top News – UPI.com

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Afghanistan suicide attack kills American troops

Afghanistan suicide attack kills American troops

KABUL — A suicide attacker rammed an explosives-laden motorcycle into a joint NATO-Afghan patrol Monday killing six foreign troops, among them Americans, in the deadliest attack on international forces since August. The attack happened as Taliban fighters overran a strategic district in southern Helmand province, the scene of some of the deadliest fighting between...

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Taliban ambushes chopper in Faryab, Afghanistan after emergency landing, 3 killed

Taliban ambushes chopper in Faryab, Afghanistan after emergency landing, 3 killed

KABUL – Taliban insurgents on Tuesday ambushed a military-contracted helicopter that made an emergency landing in northwest Afghanistan, killing three people in a shootout and capturing 16 other people on board, Afghan officials said. Defense Ministry spokesman Dawlat Waziri confirmed the helicopter had gone down in Faryab, a province that has experienced heavy fighting...

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Afghanistan: More than 50 militants killed in countrywide operations

Afghanistan: More than 50 militants killed in countrywide operations

Fred LambertJALALABAD, Afghanistan, Nov. 15 (UPI) — More than 50 militants were killed in countrywide operations by security forces in Afghanistan, including a drone strike against 12 Taliban. Top News – UPI.com

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