Thursday December 14th 2017

Posts Tagged ‘Hamid Karzai’

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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Taliban Sends Obama Post-Election Message

Taliban Sends Obama Post-Election Message

by Mahmoud Abu Ghosh The Afghan National Resistance reportedly sent a message to newly re-elected United States President Barack Obama on Wednesday to admit that the US has lost the war in Afghanistan and to act accordingly by pulling occupation troops out of the country immediately. "Obama must by now know that they have lost the war in [...]

Afghan Resistance Steps Up Attacks

Afghan Resistance Steps Up Attacks

by Mahmoud Abu Ghosh The Afghan National Resistance detonated a bomb on a fuel tanker Wednesday and then opened fire on other NATO supply trucks, destroying 22 vehicles loaded with fuel and other goods for American-led occupation forces in Afghanistan. Elsewhere in the country, a suicide bomber killed three Afghan soldiers loyal to [...]

NATO Strike Kills Civilian Family

NATO Strike Kills Civilian Family

by Mahmoud Abu Ghosh American-led occupation forces on Sunday denied reports that eight civilians, including children, were killed in a NATO airstrike in a remote part of eastern Afghanistan. Afghan sources, including officials from the Western-backed government of President Hamid Karzai, said an airstrike Saturday night killed eight members [...]

Crocker Steps Down Following Chicago Summit

Crocker Steps Down Following Chicago Summit

by Mahmoud Abu Ghosh United States Ambassador to Afghanistan Ryan Crocker is stepping down from his position in the coming months as the US and its NATO allies work to secure Western interests in the country ahead of their 2014 deadline for withdrawal. In a statement to the press, the US Embassy in Kabul said Crocker was confirming “with [...]

Chicago Summit to Determine Afghanistan’s Future

Chicago Summit to Determine Afghanistan’s Future

by Sagit Levi NATO leaders are gathering in Chicago on Sunday for a two day summit that will chart a path out of Afghanistan. The summit takes place as the capitalist powers seek to fend off fissures in their alliance and ensure their Afghan proxies can prevent the Taliban from retaking power in the war-torn country after foreign troops [...]

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