USAID hosted the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP) and more than 80 private sector business leaders at the US Embassy on Wednesday to discuss reform strategies and business openings for the Afghan mining sector

Map. History of Afghanistan conflict

20 February 2018
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Over 2 weeks after Kabul Intercontinental Hotel attack KamAir flights still suspended to 4 provinces in Afghanistan. Several KamAir personnel were killed in the ISIS attack
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U.S. forces in Afghanistan attack anti-China militants
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Tight security measures near the US Embassy in Kabul and the closure of roads leading to it
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Seven members of a family were killed during an operation of Afghan security forces in Alishir district of southeastern Khost province
Two B-52 airstrikes hit Taliban training camps in Badakhsha Province Feb. 4 in support of the USFOR-A effort to destroy insurgent revenue sources, training facilities and support networks.1 week ago
Two B-52 airstrikes hit Taliban training camps in Badakhsha Province Feb. 4 in support of the USFOR-A effort to destroy insurgent revenue sources, training facilities and support networks.
Unidentified gunmen have shot dead a female police officer and injured her baby in northwestern Faryab provinces1 week ago
Unidentified gunmen have shot dead a female police officer and injured her baby in northwestern Faryab provinces
617 Afghan prisoners extradited by Iran
B-52 strikes Taliban training camp in Afghanistan, dropping 24 precision-guided munitions—the most, the U.S. military says, ever launched by a B-521 week ago
B-52 strikes Taliban training camp in Afghanistan, dropping 24 precision-guided munitions—the most, the U.S. military says, ever launched by a B-52
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The former Afghan President Hamid Karzai urges US to impose sanctions on Pakistan military and intelligence
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U.S. Central Command has officially designated Afghanistan and the fight against the Taliban as its "main effort."
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Uzbek nationals among 14 ISIS militants killed in Jawzjan airstrikes
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USAID hosted the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP) and more than 80 private sector business leaders at the US Embassy on Wednesday to discuss reform strategies and business openings for the Afghan mining sector
USAID hosted the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP) and more than 80 private sector business leaders at the US Embassy on Wednesday to discuss reform strategies and business openings for the Afghan mining sector
US official says security assistance can be restored if Islamabad takes 'decisive and sustained' action against terrorist groups
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said the presence of US military bases in Afghanistan is fueling insecurity in the region and in Afghanistan
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said the presence of US military bases in Afghanistan is fueling insecurity in the region and in Afghanistan
Maj. Gen. Hecker, deputy commander-Air for @USFOR A says recent B-52 strike in Badakhshan province targeted training camps belonging to the Taliban and the East Turkestan Islamic Movement, an extremist group founded in western China
Afghanistan now "main effort" for bombers and jets flying from Middle East. "This is just the beginning," Air Force Maj. Gen. James Hecker says about ramped up air campaign against Taliban
USAF Maj Gen: "Significant increase" in US airstrikes in Afghanistan over last 4-5 days including B-52 strike against 3 Taliban training camps
"We have social pressures that we put on and these social pressures are going be seen later this year at the upcoming elections" says @ResoluteSupport's MajGen Hecker of Afghanistan efforts
USAF Maj. Gen: Drone fleet in Afghanistan has increased 50% in recent weeks, more US aircraft arriving in coming days
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Air Force flying more and more lethal, per @ResoluteSupport's MajGen Hecker - Afgahans flying 40 missions a week where munitions are dropped vs 25 a week for US/coalition aircraft
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B-52s used in targeting of Taliban - including record drop of 24 precision guided munitions (PGMs) - had been modified in late November, per @ResoluteSupport's MajGen Hecker - equipped with rotary launcher allowing B52 to carry more PGMs
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"With the current uplift in resources we can decimate Taliban commandand control nodesstrike at the heart of training camps where they brainwash young man to strap on a suicide vest" says @ResoluteSupport MajGen Hecker
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Increased US intelligence support playing role, too, in heavier Afghanistan focus - developing more targets, identifying Taliban networks, per MajGen Hecker
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New air assets available for US/@NATO Afghanistan effort include A-10s at Kandahar AB, 50% increase in MQ-9 drones and new combat search and rescue squadron, per MajGen Hecker
400 police officers appear in MoI written exam1 week ago
400 police officers appear in MoI written exam
Plot to assassinate Kandahar police chief Raziq foiled with seizure of microphone filled with explosives: police
Pentagon: Afghan war costing US $45 billion per year
Islamic State claimed an IED attack targeting an oil tanker near Jalalabad
9 Taliban insurgents killed in Maiwand-11 operations in Helmand
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Burqa-clad kidnapper arrested in Nangarhar province
Around 50 Italian troops have arrived western Farah province to support Afghan forces during operations against militants1 week ago
Around 50 Italian troops have arrived western Farah province to support Afghan forces during operations against militants
Pakistan has played an important role in defeating Al Qaeda, combating ISIS in region: US