US troop strength in Afghanistan is down to nearly 8,600, well ahead of a schedule agreed with Taliban militants in late February, in part because of concerns about the spread of the coronavirus, US and NATO officials said

Map. History of Afghanistan conflict

23 October 2020
4 month ago
[email protected]: We are acting as a police force, not the fighting force that we are, in Afghanistan. After 19 years, it is time for them to police their own Country. Bring our soldiers back home but closely what is going on and strike with a thunder like never before, if necessary
4 month ago
US troop strength in Afghanistan is down to nearly 8,600, well ahead of a schedule agreed with Taliban militants in late February, in part because of concerns about the spread of the coronavirus, US and NATO officials said
Senior US military commanders have been discussing options for significantly reducing the US troop presence in Afghanistan earlier than planned, according to several defense officials.
4 month ago
The US President: We are currently working to withdraw our forces from Afghanistan, but if we have to go back, we will
"I have no target" on a date for all US troops to come home from Afghanistan, says @POTUS. "As soon as reasonable."
On Afghanistan @ChiefPentSpox -"I don't have an update for you on the 's or for any specific meeting with @POTUS I think it's been clear for some time that the US has been looking at different options & how we're going to continue with our presence"
4 month ago
325,000 Afghan refugees returned home over past four months: ministry
A probe team led by Iran's deputy FM Mohsin Baharwand today met with Haneef Atmar, Afghanistan's acting foreign minister, to discuss issues around the investigation of the border incident, MoFA said in a statement
Taliban emir's Eid message continues to be distributed among civilians across Afghanistan
Mother, 3 children killed in Kandahar roadside blast
5 month ago
Afghanitsn government released first 100 Taliban prisoners
5 month ago
Afghan Ministry of Health: 591 new cases of coronavirus registered, bringing the total to 11,171
5 month ago
So far 36 people have died of the coronavirus in Herat and 203 others have recovered, local health officials said, adding that 134 are under treatment, 7 of whom are in critical condition
ISKP claimed that its militants had fired 5 rockets at an international coalition base of Bagram in Kabul,5 month ago
ISKP claimed that its militants had fired 5 rockets at an international coalition base of Bagram in Kabul,
5 month ago
India welcomes the three-day ceasefire in Afghanistan, expressing hope that this ceasefire will extend further and become permanent so the country can better cope with the coronavirus pandemic and pave the way for durable peace
ANDSF presence in Zabul on the occasion of Eid
Two rockets were fired towards Bagram Airfield but were thwarted by the defense system of the airport, a local official said5 month ago
Two rockets were fired towards Bagram Airfield but were thwarted by the defense system of the airport, a local official said
5 month ago
Artillery round hit Garday Salaw, a village in Alishang district in Laghman province. At least FOUR children killed. At least SEVEN people ( civilians ) wounded, TRIBAL ELDERs in Laghman province tells
5 month ago
Ghani says he welcomes the Taliban announcement on the ceasefire and that all Afghan national defense and security forces are observing the ceasefire
5 month ago
Ghani says the Taliban prisoner release will be expedited and will move forward
Al-Emarah claimed surrender of alleged Arbaki militia member (Zia-ul-Haq) in Chaharsada, Ghor5 month ago
Al-Emarah claimed surrender of alleged Arbaki militia member (Zia-ul-Haq) in Chaharsada, Ghor
House of a pro-govt militia commander in Mazar-i-Sharif, Balkh was targeted by IED on Saturday. No casualties were reported
Al-Emarah released video from the site of the mosque in Kunduz that was destroyed recently in airstrikes.  Afghanistan5 month ago
Al-Emarah released video from the site of the mosque in Kunduz that was destroyed recently in airstrikes. Afghanistan
5 month ago
The Afghan president welcomes the Taliban's announcement of a ceasefire and orders the security forces to abide by him throughout the days of Eid al-Fitr
Large quantity of weapons seized by ANDSF in Herat and several crime-related arrests made.5 month ago
Large quantity of weapons seized by ANDSF in Herat and several crime-related arrests made.
ANDSF during recent ops in Herat5 month ago
ANDSF during recent ops in Herat
146 Afghan Civilians Killed Since Ramadan Start: ONSC5 month ago
146 Afghan Civilians Killed Since Ramadan Start: ONSC
5 month ago
President Ghani in a tweet sends his condolences to the families of victims who lost their lives in the PIA plane crash in Karachi. "Afghans stand with you in this moment of grief," he says
IMAGES from the site of the pylon near Charikar, in Parwan that was damaged. ANDSF also found more explosive planted nearby. Afghanistan5 month ago
IMAGES from the site of the pylon near Charikar, in Parwan that was damaged. ANDSF also found more explosive planted nearby. Afghanistan
Taliban claim 20 defections of alleged soldiers/policemen in Baghlan province5 month ago
Taliban claim 20 defections of alleged soldiers/policemen in Baghlan province
We respect your privacy. Our website is using cookies for 3rd party advertising, analytics, language and user settings. By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of cookies, Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.
I agree