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(MENAFN - Daily Outlook Afghanistan) Kabul - Ministry of Defense says the Afghan Air Force conducted 93 flights during this mission to support the security force members. At least 76 militants were killed in military operations conducted by Afghan National Defense and Security Force members in eight ...
Amid Concerns, Afghan forces Ready to Hand over Security Responsibilities to Rural Communities ... Afghan forces are planning to hand over the security responsibilities to the local forces of the rural communities, they have recently captured from Taliban and IS militants, in eastern Nangarhar a province ...

Ministry of Defense says the Afghan Air Force conducted 93 flights during this mission to support the security force members. Thumbnail. At least 76 militants were killed in military operations conducted by Afghan National Defense and Security Force members in eight provinces in the past 24 hours, the ...
The insurgent group had baited an Afghan militia leader, the U.S. servicemember and the Afghan interpreter "under the pretense of a security shura meeting" in the district's Mamand Valley, where U.S. and Afghan forces have been beating back a local Islamic State affiliate, said navy Capt. Tom Gresback ...
Middle-class Afghans turned jihadists have assisted the Islamic State group's expansion from its stronghold in Afghanistan's restive east to Kabul, analysts say, helping to make the capital one of the deadliest places in the country. IS has claimed nearly 20 attacks across Kabul in 18 months, with cells ...
The government forces, moreover, launched air attacks on Taliban hideouts in Khak-e-Safid district of western Farah province on Saturday morning, killing at least 20 insurgents including three local commanders and injuring eight others, Afghan Defense Ministry said in a statement released on Sunday.

Task Force Iron, 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, partners with the Afghan National Defense Security Forces as they push against Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan. 3rd BCT. 3RD BRIGADE COMBAT TEAM: Rakkasans train Afghan forces, ready ...
A suicide bomber struck a convoy comprising Afghan Security Forces in Kabul Thursday night, killing at least 15 people, health ministry officials confirmed. Participants of a demonstration reportedly wanted to set fire to a city police station, prompting authorities to dispatch Afghan police forces to secure the ...
Kabul, Jan. 2 (Xinhua) -- Afghan forces, in operations against IS group, had killed 86 militants inclduing seven foreigners in the eastern and northern region of the conflict-hit country in a single day on Tuesday, officials said. In the crackdown backed by aircraft, 60 militants loyal to the hardliner IS outfit were ...
Kabul [Afghanistan], Jan 02 (ANI): At least 65 militants, belonging to the Islamic State (IS) group, have been killed by the Afghan forces in eastern parts of the country. The Afghan officials have claimed the death toll on Tuesday, according to the Tolo News. The operations were conducted from the air and ground in Gorgore ...
SHARAN, Afghanistan, Dec. 22 (Xinhua) -- Afghan Special Operation Forces killed 16 Taliban militants in eastern province of Paktika overnight, local police said Friday. "During the raid which took place in Gayan district, bordering Pakistan, an additional six Taliban were captured," provincial police ...
Beirut, Lebanon (11:25 A.M.) - India may purchase Russian-built attack helicopters on behalf of the Afghan Air Force in order to increase its fighting capabilities against militant groups. The aircraft in question is the Mi-35 gunship, a battle-proven multi-role assault helicopter capable of attacking enemy ...
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Afghan forces destroyed a narcotics processing factory in Khogyani district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said Tuesday. Lt. Col. Sherin Aqa Faqiri, the spokesman for 201 Selab Military Corps in the east, told Pajhwok Afghan News the drugs factory was destroyed during ...
Kabul, Afghanistan (AP) - Islamic State gunmen stormed a partially constructed building near an intelligence training center in the Afghan capital on Monday, triggering a gun battle with security forces. Nasrat Rahimi, deputy spokesman for the Interior Ministry, said the fighting ended when Afghan security ...
The U.S. Defense Department has hailed success on the battlefield by Afghan forces and urged Taliban insurgents to embrace "peace and political legitimacy" through a negotiated settlement with the government in Kabul. The comments came this week in the Pentagon's semiannual report to Congress, ...
Kabul, Dec. 15 (Xinhua) -- At least 12 militants were killed and six others wounded as Afghan forces launched series of air and ground operations in restive provinces of the country, the Afghan Defense Ministry said on Friday. "The defense and security forces launched a series of air-and-ground ...
Afghanistan's military plans to launch a major operation to stop the Daesh terrorist group making inroads into the country's northern provinces, officials said yesterday, after AFP reported that fighters including French nationals were present there. "[The] ministry of defense is planning to launch an operation ...

KABULK - 26 December 2017: Afghan national defense and security forces have foiled a plan to carry out a series of attacks in Jalalabad city, the provincial capital of eastern Nangarhar province in Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported Tuesday. In a statement, the provincial government media office said a ...
SHARAN, Afghanistan, Dec. 22 (Xinhua) -- Afghan Special Operation Forces killed 16 Taliban militants in eastern province of Paktika overnight, local police said Friday. "During the raid which took place in Gayan district, bordering Pakistan, an additional six Taliban were captured," provincial police ...
Beirut, Lebanon (11:25 A.M.) - India may purchase Russian-built attack helicopters on behalf of the Afghan Air Force in order to increase its fighting capabilities against militant groups. The aircraft in question is the Mi-35 gunship, a battle-proven multi-role assault helicopter capable of attacking enemy ...
Kabul, Afghanistan (AP) - Islamic State gunmen stormed a partially constructed building near an intelligence training center in the Afghan capital on Monday, triggering a gun battle with security forces. Nasrat Rahimi, deputy spokesman for the Interior Ministry, said the fighting ended when Afghan security ...
Kabul, Afghanistan -- An Afghan official says an attack is underway in the country's capital where gunmen have raided and occupied a partially constructed building near an intelligence training center in western Kabul. Nasrat Rahimi, deputy spokesman for the Interior Ministry, says the attackers are ...
SARI PUL, Afghanistan, Dec. 16 (Xinhua) -- At least five Afghan civilians were killed and eight others wounded during armed clashes in a strategic valley in the country's northern province of Sari Pul, a local official said Saturday. "Afghan National Defense and Security Forces launched an operation ...
JALALABAD, Afghanistan, Dec. 17 (Xinhua) -- Security forces raided Taliban hideouts in Tabar area of Sangcharak district in the northern Sari Pul province Saturday night, killing seven insurgents, Nasratullah Jamshidi, a spokesman for the army in the northern region said Sunday. Acting upon intelligence ...
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Defense Department hailed success on the battlefield by Afghan forces and urged Taliban insurgents to embrace "peace and political legitimacy" through a negotiated settlement with the government in Kabul. The comments came this week in the Pentagon's semiannual report to ...
Kabul, Dec. 15 (Xinhua) -- At least 12 militants were killed and six others wounded as Afghan forces launched series of air and ground operations in restive provinces of the country, the Afghan Defense Ministry said on Friday. "The defense and security forces launched a series of air-and-ground ...
Tehran - Afghan Defense Ministry spokesman Dawlat Waziri has called on Iran to support his country in the fight against terrorism, saying Tehran can tremendously help Afghan armed forces in terrorism crackdown. In an interview with Mehr news agency published on Monday, Waziri lauded Tehran's ...
JALALABAD, Afghanistan, Dec. 11 (Xinhua) -- Nine militants of IS terrorist group were killed and four others injured in Nangarhar province, east of Afghanistan, on Sunday, a local official said Monday. "Afghan National Defense and Security Forces have been involved in a cordon and cleanup operation in ...
Afghan Defense Ministry spokesman Gen. Mohammad Radmanish announced the initiative, which is planned to begin in December, possibly before the week is out. "These operations are to chase the enemy -- the terrorists who oppose the Afghan people and the Afghan National Defense Security Forces ...
Kabul, Dec. 10 (Xinhua) -- Two Taliban bomb makers have been arrested in Afghanistan's southern province of Kandahar, the command of Afghan Special Forces said Sunday. "Taliban bomb makers Fida Mohammad and Mullah Manan were arrested after security forces launched a search operation in ...
army Gen. John Nicholson, commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan, says more U.S. troops will be in harm's way by spring as they accompany Afghan troops into battle with Taliban forces. "We're going to win," the Nicholson says. ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: Hundreds more U.S. military advisers will be ...
Kabul, Nov. 25 (Xinhua) -- Up to 27 armed insurgents have been killed and 13 others injured fallowing Afghan forces operations in restive ...
Afghan forces claimed on Friday that they have killed dozens of Taliban insurgents - including a top commander of the dreaded Haqqani ...
139 insurgents killed in Afghan forces operations within 24 hrs ... the past 24 hours, Afghan Defense Ministry said in a statement released here ...
WASHINGTON, Nov. 20, 2017 -- U.S. and Afghan forces conducted a series of strikes over the past 24 hours against Taliban drug labs, to target the revenue ...
Afghan special forces, operating with NATO support, freed more than 15 people being held by the Taliban in southern Helman province.
Kabul, Nov. 18 (Xinhua) -- Up to 23 militants were killed and 25 others wounded during the military operations in Afghanistan over the past 24 ...
US President Donald Trump's administration is allowing American troops in Afghanistan to participate in joint operations with Afghan forces and ...
army Gen. John W. Nicholson, NATO Resolute Support commander, greets Afghan Special Operations Command school of Excellence ...
US President Donald Trump's administration is allowing American troops in Afghanistan to participate in joint operations with Afghan forces and to call in air ...
WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2017 -- With an increase in troops, the U.S. and NATO strategy in Afghanistan has a good chance of enabling Afghan Security Forces to ...
The Afghan Defense Ministry welcomed the decision of NATO to send in more troops to Afghanistan, saying that next year the Afghan forces ...
#Taliban films Afghan forces retreating from outpost in the Fanduqistan Valley in Parwan province; Taliban then enters village. #Afghanistan ...
Azizullah Erkin, a 28-year-old agriculture student, said by phone that the airstrikes took place after Afghan forces launched an attack in Gharaw ...
Kabul info-icon (Pajhwok): The Oversight Coordination Board (OCB)'s 9th meeting on financing and equipping the Afghanistan info-icon ...
PUL-E-KHUMRI, Afghanistan, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) -- Afghan Security Forces after a few days of fighting was able to evict the Taliban militants from ...
At least five Taliban insurgents were killed and four others were injured following clashes with security forces in central Wardak province of ...
Kabul info-icon (Pajhwok): India has agreed to extend further assistance to Afghanistan info-icon , depending on the needs of its defence and ...
Kabul - The Taliban have killed at least 58 Afghan security forces in a wave of attacks across the country overnight, including an assault that ...
USS Ronald Reagan and destroyer USS Stethem steam alongside ships from the Republic of Korea Oct. 18. (U.S. Navy). By Paul McLeary with ...


 

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