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Significant damage has also been dealt to the TTP's and LeJ's organisational structures, with much of the leadership either killed or forced into hiding in Afghanistan's Kunar province (see Pakistan: 2 July 2014: Extended military offensive in Pakistan ...
Again, he beat the medical odds and was serving in the famous Seal Team Six when he suffered, fatally, numerous wounds in a raid on a Taliban outpost in Kunar province. He was posthumously awarded the Silver Star. All this and more is detailed in the ...

Kabul, Afghanistan - The U.S. general in charge of the war in Afghanistan is very concerned about casualty rates among Afghan Security Forces, and he says some of the fault lies directly with the Afghan leadership.
... in Kunar province of Afghanistan. Haqqanis could stop the way of Mullah Fazlullah to become Ameer of TTP if they were friends of Pakistan Army because everybody know that Mullah Fazlullah is one of the biggest enemies of Pakistan army in the region.
Trapped on a mountainside and under heavy enemy fire, this Air Force pararescueman never stopped tending to the wounded. In November, 2010, the American-led coalition in Afghanistan launched Operation Bulldog Bite in Kunar province. The aim: to root ...
Though Kunduz is the native province of Hekmatyar, he has lost support there and one of his effective military commanders, Karimullah, has joined the Taliban in Khanabad district.

April 7, 2013: A NATO airstrike killed 10 children and 8 other people in eastern Kunar province of Afghanistan. (Photo: Reuters).
U.S. soldiers with 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division return fire during a firefight with Taliban forces in Barawala Kalay Valley in Kunar province, Afghanistan, March 31, 2011. Are there things that just can't be ...
While those operations were meant to end and the US had begun withdrawing troops from the country by the end of 2014, the Taliban continued success on the battlefield, coupled with the ineffective performance Afghan Security Forces, led the US to ...
Trapped on a mountainside and under heavy enemy fire, this Air Force pararescueman never stopped tending to the wounded. In November, 2010, the American-led coalition in Afghanistan launched Operation Bulldog Bite in Kunar province. The aim: to root ...
Though Kunduz is the native province of Hekmatyar, he has lost support there and one of his effective military commanders, Karimullah, has joined the Taliban in Khanabad district.
April 7, 2013: A NATO airstrike killed 10 children and 8 other people in eastern Kunar province of Afghanistan. (Photo: Reuters).
U.S. soldiers with 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division return fire during a firefight with Taliban forces in Barawala Kalay Valley in Kunar province, Afghanistan, March 31, 2011. Are there things that just can't be ...
While those operations were meant to end and the US had begun withdrawing troops from the country by the end of 2014, the Taliban continued success on the battlefield, coupled with the ineffective performance Afghan Security Forces, led the US to ...
While those operations were meant to end and the US had begun withdrawing troops from the country by the end of 2014, the Taliban continued success on the battlefield, coupled with the ineffective performance Afghan security forces, led the US to ...
U.S. officials estimate the group has about 1,200 members, mostly in Nangarhar, with enclaves in neighboring Kunar province. That's down roughly 25 percent from earlier this year, after U.S. and Afghan operations killed about 300 fighters, including ...
While those operations were meant to end and the US had begun withdrawing troops from the country by the end of 2014, the Taliban continued success on the battlefield, coupled with the ineffective performance Afghan Security Forces, led the US to ...

While those operations were meant to end and the US had begun withdrawing troops from the country by the end of 2014, the Taliban continued success on the battlefield, coupled with the ineffective performance Afghan security forces, led the US to ...
U.S. Army soldiers wait for orders at the Forward Base Honaker Miracle at Watahpur District in Kunar province prior to a joint patrol led by the Afghan National Army (ANA) to Operating Post Rocky to conduct artillery fire training with the Kandak 6/1 ...
Seana Arrechaga let her son Alston, 8, write the message to his father, Sgt. 1st Class Ofren Arrechaga, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, who died March 29, 2011, in the Kunar province, Afghanistan. "It was very emotional ...
CHITRAL: The men and women are being imparted training under an Italian-funded project in two union councils of Drosh to raise awareness about hygiene among local communities.
The Islamic State, estimated to have 1,200 members, mostly of Pakistani Pashtuns who switched allegiance away from the Taliban, controls some territory in Nangarhar and neighboring Kunar province, with a stronghold in Achin district where Thomas was ...
They have some enclaves in Kunar province but primarily they're in Nangarhar Province. Their goal was to establish their caliphate the Khorasan Province, with Jalalabad as the capital and Nangarhar as their initial caliphate.
"There is no doubt that the Taliban have been able to step up their attacks this year because of internal differences in the government," said Saleh Mohammed Saleh, a legislator from Konar province, east of Kabul. "The Brussels meeting is very ...
A U.S. soldier of 2-12 Infantry 4BCT-4ID Task Force Mountain Warrior takes a break during a night mission near Honaker Miracle camp at the Pesh valley of Kunar province on August 12, 2009. Danielle Pletka writes, Think of every drone strike in Yemen or ...
In 2002, in Kunar province in Afghanistan, I was trying to track him - as well as Osama bin Laden - with my Peshawar fixer, and we kept running into US Marines asking us for information.
A U.S. soldier of 2-12 Infantry 4BCT-4ID Task Force Mountain Warrior takes a break during a night mission near Honaker Miracle camp at the Pesh valley of Kunar province on August 12, 2009. Danielle Pletka writes, Think of every drone strike in Yemen or ...
Kabul, Afghanistan - U.S. and Afghan officials are investigating reports that a U.S. airstrike targeting Islamic State militants in eastern Afghanistan killed more than a dozen civilians early Wednesday.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates pins a Medical Infantry badge on Spc. Steven Smith while visiting forward operating base Connolly in Kunar province, Afghanistan, in 2010. GETTY IMAGES. Obama-Gates-9-28. President Obama presents the Presidential ...
They have some enclaves in (neighboring) Kunar province, but primarily they are in Nangarhar province," Nicholson told reporters on Friday.
While he did speak of the Battle of Wanat, the 2008 combat operation in Afghanistan's Kunar province that resulted in his receiving the Medal of Honor, Pitts focused more on other soldiers, such as Cpl.
The militants based in Kunar province of Afghanistan also staged an attack on the checkpost of the security forces in Nawa Pass in Bajaur Agency.
KUNDUZ (Afghanistan), Sept 17 (Bernama) -- Three Taliban militants were killed and 12 others detained after Afghan Special Operation Forces launched a raid against a militants' hideout in the country's northern province of Kunduz Friday night, a ...
Pakistan can be justified in pointing out that the world hardly seems concerned that Mullah Fazlullah and his merry band of marauding militants have been able to live peacefully in the Kunar province and other bordering provinces of Afghanistan for so ...
In early 2011, the army's 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne, was deployed to Afghanistan's Kunar province during one of the deadliest years of the war. Dubbed "No Slack Battalion," the unit operated out of far-flung positions deep ...
The endless aftermath: Since 9/11, we've had 15 years of EnlargeSpc. Angel Batista, 26, left to right, of Bloomingdale, N.J., Spc.
A member of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Sgt. Argonish died Aug. 27, 2007, of injuries suffered in an ambush in the Kunar province of Afghanistan. He was 26. Sgt. Argonish's mother, Nancy Argonish, was keeping an eye on a bounce house as the ...
He was killed in October 2011 in combat in Afghanistan's Kunar province. The soldier from Atwater, Ohio, was a flight medic with the 82nd Combat aviation Brigade.
The lack of even a single women's prison in the northeastern province of Kunar means that all female prisoners have to be sent to the neighbouring province of Nangarhar, an IWPR debate has heard.
The 64-year-old evangelist revealed that Meyer, who received the nation's highest military award-the Medal of Honor- for his heroic actions during the battle of Ganjgal on September 8, 2009, in Kunar province, Afghanistan, told the couples, 'No matter ...
WASHINGTON, Sept. 2, 2016 - Being told he'd never walk and talk again didn't stop a medically retired sailor from turning to cycling for recovery.
... ISIS-Khorasan - a reference to a broad region of Central Asia that once included parts of Afghanistan - Cleveland told AP, "We believe ISIS-K is still primarily in two districts of southern Nangarhar, with a very small presence in Kunar province ...
Special Tactics Airmen salute the remains of Staff Sgt. Forrest B. Sibley during a dignified transfer on Hurlburt Field, Fla., Sept.
U.S. Army and Air Force personnel assigned to Company B, 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, return fire at insurgent positions in the Korengal Valley's steep hillside in Afghanistan's Kunar province, Aug.
A U.S. Army soldier takes down a display at a memorial service for Sgt. John Penich October 23, 2008 at the Korengal Outpost in the Kunar province of eastern Afghanistan. (John Moore / Getty Images). Frank S. AbderholdenContact ReporterNews-Sun.
He added that the LeT was born in the Kunar province of Afghanistan and that it had essentially been an ISI subsidiary for operations in India.
Some of the ripples of these patriotic tides could be felt as far as Kunar province of Afghanistan; where some estranged patriots after reluctantly killing 70 thousand Pakistanis are also considering harnessing these high tides of patriotism ...
Nobody was charged over the Ghazi Khan raid in Kunar province on Dec. 26, 2009, in which U.S. special forces summarily executed at least seven children, including four who were only 11 or 12 years old.
An Afghan official disclosed that a mortar attack killed two people and wounded more than 50 in the eastern province of Kunar. The shells struck a crowded market in the provincial capital of Asad Abad after people had congregated to celebrate their ...
Kabul, Afghanistan - An Afghan official says that a mortar attack killed two people and wounded more than 50 in the eastern province of Kunar. Abdul Ghani Musamim, spokesman for the Kunar provincial governor, says two mortar shells hit Thursday ...


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