Thursday December 14th 2017

Posts Tagged ‘Afghanistan’

NATO Kills 5 Afghan Soldiers in Strike

NATO Kills 5 Afghan Soldiers in Strike

by Mahmoud Abu Ghosh A NATO air strike in eastern Afghanistan accidentally killed five Afghan soldiers on Thursday, officials said, the latest incident likely to worsen already fraught relations between Kabul and United States-led occupation forces. NATO offered its condolences over the deaths and promised action to avoid further such mistakes, [...]

US Captures Senior Militant

US Captures Senior Militant

by Mahmoud Abu Ghosh Occupation forces in Afghanistan have captured a senior Pakistani Taliban commander, Latif Mehsud, the American state department confirmed on Friday. Marie Harf, a spokeswoman for the state department, described Mehsud as a "terrorist leader" and a "senior commander" in the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, reported [...]

Secret Budget Reveals US Spying on Israel

Secret Budget Reveals US Spying on Israel

by Avi Yellin The Washington Post has revealed a collection of clauses from the United States government's top secret $52.6 billion "black budget," meant to finance the special operations of the intelligence services, including operations against the State of Israel. The 178-page budget summary for the National Intelligence Program, which [...]

Pakistani Taliban Free Hundreds in Daring Jail Break

Pakistani Taliban Free Hundreds in Daring Jail Break

by Mahmoud Abu Ghosh Taliban fighters disguised as police and armed with bombs and grenades broke 250 prisoners out of a Pakistan jail in a brazen overnight operation that raised serious questions over the new government's ability to combat militant groups. Fighting continued into the early hours of Tuesday, with explosions and machine [...]

Guerrillas Strike CIA’s Kabul Base

Guerrillas Strike CIA’s Kabul Base

by Mahmoud Abu Ghosh Afghan resistance fighters attacked Kabul's CIA's headquarters and presidential palace Tuesday morning, with explosions and gunfire shaking the city center. A Reuters reporter at the palace said the attack began soon after 6:30am, when at least one man opened fire with an automatic rifle at a gate to the palace in the [...]

CIA Pays Millions to Afghan Puppet Regime

CIA Pays Millions to Afghan Puppet Regime

by Mahmoud Abu Ghosh Tens of millions of United States dollars in cash were delivered by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in suitcases, backpacks and plastic shopping bags to the office of Afghan President Hamid Karzai for more than a decade, according to a New York Times report citing current and former advisers to the Afghan [...]

WikiLeaks to Drop Nearly 2 Million New Documents

WikiLeaks to Drop Nearly 2 Million New Documents

by Naama Ben-Yaakov WikiLeaks website founder Julian Assange has revealed that his site is set to publish more than 1.7 million United States diplomatic and intelligence documents from the 1970s. WikiLeaks has collected a variety of records including cables, intelligence reports and congressional correspondence and is releasing them in [...]

Ramallah Activists Protest Obama Visit

Ramallah Activists Protest Obama Visit

by Mahmoud Abu Ghosh Thousands of Palestinians gathered Wednesday in the center of Ramallah to protest against United States President Barack Obama's planned visit to the city. Activists vowed to step up their protests against Obama on Thursday and Friday. American-trained security forces loyal to the Fatah-led Palestinian Authority are [...]

US Admits Killing 2 Afghan Boys

US Admits Killing 2 Afghan Boys

by Naama Ben-Yaakov American troops shot two young boys dead during an operation in Afghanistan's south, occupation forces admitted on Saturday. The incident is the latest in a series of civilian deaths at the hands of Western troops occupying Afghanistan since late 2001. The shooting in the southern province of Uruzgan could further [...]

Atrocities Prompt Karzai to Force US Troops from Wardak

Atrocities Prompt Karzai to Force US Troops from Wardak

by Mahmoud Abu Ghosh Atrocities committed by American occupation forces and their local proxies is leading Afghan President Hamid Karzai to display signs of defiance against his patrons in Washington. Karzai's spokesman said Sunday that the president has given United States special forces two weeks to leave a key battleground province [...]

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