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Afghan's traditional council frees 400 Taliban prisoners

The move also looks to bring the United States a little closer to bringing its troops home and ending its longest military engagement

09 Aug 2020 1:33 PM

In act of revenge, Iran fires missiles at US bases in Iraq

Casualties and damage from the missile attacks were being assessed and Mr Trump said that he would make a statement on Wednesday.

09 Jan 2020 2:30 AM

Pakistan most dangerous country to deal with: Former US Defence Secretary Mattis

Mattis made these comments in his latest book titled -- 'Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead.'

04 Sep 2019 6:59 PM

Peace should respect constitutional legacy: MEA

The German diplomat is expected to push for a greater role for India in the Afghan peace process.

19 Jul 2019 6:40 AM

4 Afghans killed, 4 US troops injured in Kabul suicide blast

A spokesman for Resolute Support, the US-led NATO mission in Afghanistan, said four US service members had suffered minor injuries.

31 May 2019 1:35 PM


Moscow slams Norway for plan to double US troop presence near border

Norway had previously allayed Russian fears by pledging not to open its territory to foreign troops unless it was attacked or threatened.

15 Jun 2018 2:23 PM

Donald Trump to soon decide on future of US troops in war-battered Syria

US President says, 'I want to get out. I want to bring our troops home.'

04 Apr 2018 12:33 PM

US troops hold #MeTooMilitary protest outside Pentagon

Commander Gary Ross said such events underscore Pentagon's 'continued efforts to eliminate sexual harassment and assault from the military.'

09 Jan 2018 11:22 AM

US troops in Japan banned from drinking post accident

US Marine crashed his vehicle into a mini-truck, killing driver.

21 Nov 2017 3:48 AM

1,000 more US troops arrive in Afghan: Pentagon

The extra troops will help train and advise Afghan security forces, who are struggling to beat back a resurgent Taliban.

18 Nov 2017 1:54 AM


Amid US, South Korea military drills, North Korea fires short-range missiles

The reported failure of the latest, short-range missiles suggested Pyongyang may have been trialling new technology, officials said.

26 Aug 2017 12:22 PM

Donald Trump unveils new Afghan strategy: new course or repeating history?

The strategy appears to amount to around 4,000 new troops, largely freed from Obama-era restrictions.

22 Aug 2017 4:31 PM

Trump to address nation on new Afghan strategy

The much-awaited policy announcement comes eight months after he became the US President.

21 Aug 2017 8:22 AM

Taliban leader says war ends only when NATO leaves

Akhunzadah boasted international support saying 'The mainstream entities of the world admit its effectiveness, legitimacy and success'.

23 Jun 2017 11:09 AM

US 'not in Iraq to seize anybody's oil': Mattis

, Mattis has also sought an exemption from Trump's travel ban for Iraqis who served with US troops, including translators.

20 Feb 2017 8:21 PM