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At least 30 civilians killed in air strike near pine nut field in eastern...

At least 30 civilians were killed and 40 injured in an air strike conducted by the Afghan security forces, backed by US air support,...

US recalls Taliban negotiator, vows to keep troops in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON: The chief Taliban negotiator has been recalled to Washington and the US is not withdrawing its troops from Afghanistan, announced the Trump administration...

US could withdraw troops from Afghanistan within five years: NYT

Kabul: US forces could leave Afghanistan within five years under a Pentagon plan being offered as part of a potential deal with the Taliban...

Pentagon adjusts tactics as Afghan army toll rises: Mattis

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday that the US military is adjusting tactics in Afghanistan as the Taliban continue to inflict heavy casualties on...

Special Forces Soldiers help Afghan forces defeat ISIS in eastern Afghanistan

Afghan Special Security Forces, advised by U.S. Army Special Forces Soldiers assigned to NATO Special Operations Component Command-Afghanistan, captured a major Islamic State-Khorasan (ISIS-K)...

DoD releases report on enhancing security, stability in Afghanistan

The Defense Department provided to the Congress its semiannual report titled "Enhancing Security and Stability in Afghanistan" on Tuesday. Covering events from Dec. 1 to...

Heavy fighting as Taliban attack western Afghan city

HERAT, Afghanistan: Afghan aircraft Tuesday bombed Taliban positions in the western city of Farah after the insurgents launched a major attempt to capture the...

CENTCOM undertaking realignment to meet, defeat future threats

Based on military progress in the campaign to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, U.S. Central Command is undertaking an operational alignment...

Pentagon report shows thousands more US troops deployed overseas

The Pentagon pledged Monday to be as transparent as possible about how many troops are deployed overseas, after an agency published figures that diverge...

Thousands more US troops arrive in Afghanistan: general

Approximately 3,000 additional American troops have now deployed to Afghanistan under President Donald Trump’s revised strategy for the war-torn country, the Pentagon said Thursday. The...