Thursday October 19th 2017

Posts Tagged ‘NATO’

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 [...]

US Arming Jordan Ahead of Possible Syria Invasion

US Arming Jordan Ahead of Possible Syria Invasion

by Mahmoud Abu Ghosh The United States is sending a Patriot missile battery and F-16 fighters to Jordan for a military drill and may keep the weapons there to counter the threat posed by Syria’s civil war, according to AFP. The Patriot missile launchers and F-16 warplanes “were approved for deployment to Jordan as part of Exercise [...]

US Training Free Syrian Army in Jordan

US Training Free Syrian Army in Jordan

by Mahmoud Abu Ghosh Americans are training Syrian anti-government fighters in Jordan, the German weekly Der Spiegel reported Sunday, quoting what it said were participants and organizers. Spiegel said it was not clear whether the Americans worked for private security firms or were from the United States military but reported that some [...]

Obama Appoints New Mid-East Coordinator

Obama Appoints New Mid-East Coordinator

by Sagit Levi United States President Barack Obama has appointed a new coordinator to run point for American interests in the Middle East, North Africa and the Gulf, the White House announced on Saturday. Philip Gordon, a veteran foreign policy expert, is scheduled to take his new post on March 11 and fills a key position after the [...]

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 Bomber Strikes at Occupation Forces

Afghan Bomber Strikes at Occupation Forces

by Mahmoud Abu Ghosh The Afghan National Resistance killed 20, including three NATO soldiers and four police officers, in Afghanistan's volatile eastern Khost province on Monday, a NATO spokeswoman and local officials said. NATO's American-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) confirmed that three NATO soldiers and an [...]

Russia Calls for NATO to Remain in Afghanistan

Russia Calls for NATO to Remain in Afghanistan

by Sagit Levi Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that Western occupation forces should stay in Afghanistan until they have finished their job, criticizing the planned withdrawal of most NATO combat troops by 2014. Putin reiterated Kremlin concerns that the pull-out of the American-led alliance, due to start next year, will [...]

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