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  • Afghanistan: Blast targeting convoy kills 4 civilians in Kabul

    A suicide blast targeting a foreign military convoy has killed at least four civilians in the Afghan capital, authorities said.  Residents of the Darulaman neighborhood of West Kabul told The Times they heard a loud blast at 11:30 a.m. local time.  In...
  • Afghan presidential rivals agree to unity government after recount

    Afghanistan's rival presidential contenders agreed Friday to accept the results of a recount of their disputed June 14 runoff and to form a government of national unity whatever the outcome of the disputed poll. The agreement announced in Kabul by...
  • Hostile ally: Danger grows for US forces in Afghanistan

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Thursday, Aug. 7: The killing of Army Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene in Kabul by an Afghan soldier at a training academy and the refusal of Afghan politicians to agree on a new president...
  • John Kerry meets with Afghan candidates in Kabul, urges end to dispute

    John Kerry meets with Afghan candidates in Kabul, urges end to dispute
    U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry met with Afghanistan’s dueling presidential candidates Thursday in an unannounced visit to push for a resolution of the country's disputed election. Kerry arrived in the capital, Kabul, in the evening and...
  • Afghan soldier who killed U.S. general is identified

    Afghan soldier who killed U.S. general is identified
    The gunman who killed a U.S. Army major general and wounded several others at a military university in Afghanistan was identified by officials Wednesday as an Afghan soldier in his 20s who was carrying a NATO-issued assault rifle. The gunman, who...
  • Md. National Guard making final deployment to Afghanistan

    Md. National Guard making final deployment to Afghanistan
    After nearly a dozen years of war and scores of deployments, the Maryland National Guard is sending its last soldiers to Afghanistan — even as the killing of a U.S. general this week underscores the continuing volatility of the country and the...
  • Taliban set hundreds of oil tankers ablaze in Afghanistan

    Taliban set hundreds of oil tankers ablaze in Afghanistan
    Taliban insurgents set fire on Saturday to about 200 oil tanker trucks supplying fuel for NATO forces in an attack just outside the Afghan capital Kabul, police said. Television footage showed black smoke billowing above the site of the attack, with...
  • Car bomb attack kills at least 89 in Afghanistan

    Car bomb attack kills at least 89 in Afghanistan
    A car packed with explosives exploded on Tuesday as it sped through a crowded market in Afghanistan's eastern province of Paktika, killing at least 89 people, officials said, one of the most violent attacks in the country in a year. The huge explosion...
  • Middle East holds few attractive options for Obama

    Two and a half years ago, the U.S. pulled every soldier out of a mostly quiet Iraq. In the void, formerly al-Qaeda-affiliated terrorists calling themselves "The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria" are now tearing apart the country, leaving medieval...
  • France's Les Armateurs Primes 'The Swallows of Kabul' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Paris-based prestige animation house Les Armateurs has set "The Swallows of Kabul" - a big-screen transfer of Yasmine Khadra's celebrated novel - as one of its flagship feature film productions. The other, "French Riviera," with Studiocanal, is also in...
  • Afghanistan's presidential election: Stuffed again

    Afghanistan's presidential election: Stuffed again
    History repeats itself in Afghanistan, usually as tragedy. The aftermath of the second round of the presidential election held on June 14th eerily echoes events in 2009, when Hamid Karzai held on to the presidency amid allegations of "industrial-scale...