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Earlier this month, at least 700 Taliban fighters attacked police forces in Logar Province, around 50 miles (80 km) from Kabul, in an attempt to capture towns that would give it access to roads leading to the capital.
Many Kunduz residents have fled to nearby provinces to escape the violence but those who have stayed behind are fed up. ... Hundreds of Taliban fighters have also launched attacks this month in Logar Province, strategically located to the south of Kabul.

Logar Province, Afghanistan - U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Pedro Leon, retention non-commissioned officer and career counsellor for "Task Force Sabre," at forward operating base Shank, Afghanistan, has facilitated over 25 reenlistments for soldiers in TF ...
Interior ministry said in a statement on Wednesday that the militants were killed or injured in Nangarhar, Nuristan, Baghlan, Kunduz, Faryab, Kandahar, Maidan Wardak, Logar and Paktia provinces. Afghan security forces confiscated various types of light ...
... in the south and east, while Abdullah's loyalists are Tajiks and other northern groups. Unrest has worsened nationwide in recent months, with major Taliban offensives in the southern province of Kandahar and in Logar Province, south of the capital.
The United States has been fighting guerrilla warfare in Afghanistan since 2001. Some firefights happen within cities, where enemies and civilians look alike.

Afghan man develope drones An Afghan engineer has developed different types of unmanned aerial vehicle - drone and another aircraft which can be flown by a pilot.
Interior ministry following a statement said Saturday that the militants were killed or injured in Nangarhar, Nuristan, Baghlan, Kunduz, Faryab, Kandahar, Maidan Wardak, Logar and Paktia provinces. The statement further added that 2 Taliban militants ...
Kabul (AFP) - Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah threatened Tuesday to withdraw from the disputed election, a move that could wreck UN efforts to rescue the country's first democratic transfer of power.
... and east, while Abdullah's loyalists are Tajiks and other northern groups. Unrest has worsened nationwide in recent months, with major Taliban offensives in the southern province of Kandahar and in Logar Province, south of the capital. August/26 ...
Unrest has worsened nationwide in recent months, with major Taliban offensives in the southern province of Kandahar and in Logar Province, south of the capital. - AFP/al. Tweet photos, videos and updates on this story to @channelnewsAsia · HOME · Asia ...
The statement further added that the operation were conducted in Nangarhar, Faryab, Uruzgan, Maidan Wardak, Herat, Logar, Nimroz and Helmand provinces. The statement also added that the Afghan national security forces arrested 22 Taliban militants ...
Unrest has worsened nationwide in recent months, with major Taliban offensives in the southern province of Kandahar and in Logar Province south of the capital. Any backlash against the election result could split the country, since many of Ghani's ...
Unrest has worsened nationwide in recent months, with major Taliban offensives in the southern province of Kandahar and in Logar Province, south of the capital. Any backlash against the final election result could split the country, since many of Ghani ...
A Buddha statue discovered at the Mes Aynak archaeological site in the eastern province of Logar, in Afghanistan. The ancient city sits on top of one of the world's largest known copper deposits, which is currently on lease to a state-owned Chinese ...
"Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) carried out cleanup operations in Kunar, Faryab, Kandahar, Wardak, Logar and Helmand province, killing 80 armed Taliban militants and wounding 47 others" since Saturday, Xinhua quoted a ministry statement as ...
Unrest has worsened nationwide in recent months, with major Taliban offensives in the southern province of Kandahar and in Logar Province south of the capital. Any backlash against the election result could split the country, since many of Ghani's ...

The statement further added that the operation were conducted in Nangarhar, Faryab, Uruzgan, Maidan Wardak, Herat, Logar, Nimroz and Helmand provinces. The statement also added that the Afghan national security forces arrested 22 Taliban militants ...
Three civilians were killed and two others seriously wounded in a drone airstrike by NATO-led troops in the capital of central Logar Province on Friday, an official said. Brig. Gen. Abdul Hakim Ishaqzai, the provincial police chief, told Pajhwok Afghan ...
"Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) carried out cleanup operations in Kunar, Faryab, Kandahar, Wardak, Logar and Helmand province, killing 80 armed Taliban militants and wounding 47 others" since Saturday, Xinhua quoted a ministry statement as ...
24 (Xinhua) -- About 80 Taliban militants were killed and 47 others wounded in military operations in different Afghan provinces within the last 24 hours, said the country's Interior Ministry on Sunday morning. "Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF ...
A US soldier receives medical assistance after he was injured in a blast during a patrol near Baraki Barak base in Logar Province. (File photo). Sun Aug 24, 2014 3:19PM GMT. 0. Share | email | Print. Related Interviews: 'Violence threatens Pakistan ...
The statement further added that the operations were conducted in Kunar, Faryab, Kandahar, Maidan Wardak, Logar and Helmand provinces. Interior said majority of the militants were killed during operations in Faryab province and numerous Taliban ...
The airstrike, which also injured two Afghans, happened in the war-torn country's eastern province of Logar on Friday.
Interior ministry said in a statement on Saturday that the militants were killed or injured in Kunduz, Zabul, Logar, Ghazni, Paktika and Ghor provinces. The statement further added that 24 Taliban militants were also injured and another militant was ...
Local officials said US unmanned aerial vehicles launched two airborne attacks in Charkh district of the eastern province of Logar, situated some 70 kilometers (43 miles) south of the capital, Kabul, early on Saturday, leaving eight people dead. police ...
Recent examples of the Taliban's new tactics include an attack from a group of 700 Taliban, in Logar Province near the capital, Kabul, the governor of the province told Reuters. An Afghan general, quoted by Reuters, said, "Airpower by the foreign ...
The Haqqani Network is a powerful Taliban subgroup that operates primarily in the Afghan provinces of Khost, Paktia, and Paktika, but also has an extensive presence in Kabul, Parwan, Logar, Wardak, Ghazni, Zabul, Kandahar, Baghlan, Kunduz, and Takhar.
In eastern Nuristan province, Taliban fighters are laying siege to a government administrative center and have said they seized control of Do Ab, a remote district the province. In Logar Province, near Kabul, government forces are working to repel a ...
He spent the last nine months and saw action in RC East Logar Province in Afghanistan. He is seriously considering making the military a career.
On August 15, at least three Afghan policemen were killed when US-led foreign forces launched an airstrike in Afghanistan's northern province of Parwan. A fourth police officer was also wounded in the raid. Although the US drone attacks have been a ...
Some 700 Taliban fighters armed with heavy machine guns are battling Afghan Security Forces in Logar Province, just outside the capital Kabul, Afghan officials said on Tuesday.
militants have this summer mounted increasingly intensive assaults across several provinces, often involving hundreds of fighters, as the country braces to stand on its own feet militarily for the first time in nearly 13 years.
"I was a battle captain, which meant I stayed in the tactical operations center and attended to communications for the entire Logar Province. It was tough because I wasn't with the guys. I was there for them, but not with them, and that was a challenge ...
Indeed, Afghan Security Forces fought some 700 Taliban insurgents yesterday in Logar Province, just south of Kabul. Reuters shares the news.
Kabul: Taliban militants, in their latest offensive against government facilities, launched a massive attack involving hundreds of fighters on security check points in Charkh district of eastern Afghanistan's Logar Province Tuesday, an official said ...
MoI said the operations were jointly conducted by Afghan police, army and intelligence forces in Kunar, Nangarhar, Faryab, Kandahar, Zabul, Uruzgan and Logar Provinces. The Taliban militants group has not commented regarding the report so far.
Hundreds of Taliban fighters are battling Afghan security forces in Logar, a key province near the capital Kabul, local officials say.
militants have this summer mounted increasingly intensive assaults across several provinces, often involving hundreds of fighters, as the country braces to stand on it own feet militarily for the first time in nearly 13 years.
LOGAR: As many as 700 heavily armed Taliban insurgents are battling Afghan Security Forces in Logar, a key province near the capital Kabul, local officials said on Tuesday, in a test of the Afghan military's strength as foreign forces pull out of the ...
... a 2012 Yorktown high school graduate, is returning home after a nine-month tour of duty in Afghanistan. He earned a Combat Infantry Badge and the army Commendation Medal, and was promoted to specialist while serving in Logar Province, Afghanistan.
The Taliban have dug-in in Logar, which lies about an hour's drive south of Kabul, and nearby Wardak province to the west, in recent years.
The Taliban have dug-in in Logar, which lies about an hour's drive south of Kabul, and nearby Wardak province to the west, in recent years.
The Taliban have dug-in in Logar, which lies about an hour's drive south of Kabul, and nearby Wardak province to the west, in recent years.
Scene of a bomb blast in Afghanistan. As many as 700 heavily armed Taliban insurgents are battling Afghan security forces in Logar, a key province near the capital Kabul, local officials said on Tuesday, in a test of the Afghan military's strength as ...
As many as 700 heavily armed Taliban insurgents are battling Afghan Security Forces in Logar, a key province near the capital Kabul, local officials said on Tuesday, in a test of the Afghan military's strength as foreign forces pull out of the country ...
militants have this summer mounted increasingly intensive assaults across several provinces, often involving hundreds of fighters, as the country braces to stand on it own feet militarily for the first time in nearly 13 years.
Some 700 Taliban fighters armed with heavy machine guns are battling Afghan security forces in Logar Province, just outside the capital Kabul, Afghan officials said on Tuesday.
In their latest massive attack against government facilities, more than 700 Taliban insurgents targeted government checkpoints in Hazra District of Logar Province, 60 km south of the national capital Kabul, causing panic among local residents ...
Flemate returned in July from his second yearlong deployment to Afghanistan, a combat tour in Logar Province. He was deployed to Korengal Valley in 2008.


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