Daily Archives: November 11, 2019

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Abdullah Calls on IEC to Stop Recount Process

(ATN news): Speaking among his supporters in Kabul, Abdullah warned of an electoral crisis and said the State-Builder team led by President Ashraf Ghani will be responsible for the consequences. “Without the presence of our representative to witness the partial recount process, the election results will have no legitimacy,” he said. Abdullah emphasizes that the

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Airstrikes kill 20 Taliban militants in five provinces

(Khaama press): The security forces conducted airstrikes in five provinces of Afghanistan in the past 24 hours killing at least 20 Taliban militants, the military officials said. The officials further added an airstrike in Chak-e Wardak district of Wardak province killed four Taliban militants. Another airstrike in Zurmat district of Paktiya killed two Taliban militants,

By |2019-11-11T06:27:16+00:00November 11th, 2019|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

U.S. troops will be in Afghanistan for ‘several more years,’ joint chiefs chairman says

(The Washington Times): U.S. forces won’t be withdrawing from Afghanistan any time soon, according to Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley, who said Sunday the mission in America’s longest war will likely “be ongoing into the future for several more years.” The effort to prevent Afghanistan from being a safe-haven for

By |2019-11-11T06:24:39+00:00November 11th, 2019|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

Stars and Stripes: US to use largest gunship in Afghan war

(Afghanistan Times): The Stars and Stripes reports that the US military would use the largest warplane equipped by laser weapons in the war in Afghanistan. It quoted US military officials as saying on Sunday that the AC-130 Ghostrider gunship flies over Afghan airspace almost every night and is armed by laser weapons that had not

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US Provided $7.9B to Afghan Air Force Since 2010: SIGAR

(TOLO news): The report says $1.7 billion of the total amount was allocated for fiscal year 2019, which is $71.9 million less than what SIGAR reported last quarter. The report says the funds allocated to the Afghan Air Force in 2019 was $295.4 million more than the money allocated to other elements of the Afghan

By |2019-11-11T06:16:51+00:00November 11th, 2019|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

U.S. Troops To Stay In Afghanistan Several More Years, Says General

(Radio Free Europe): U.S. Army General Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has predicted that American troops, already in Afghanistan for 18 years, would remain in the country "for several more years." In an ABC interview broadcast on November 10, Milley noted that, after the September 11 attacks in 2001, the original

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ISIS militants including a foreign national surrender to Afghan Special Forces in Nangarhar

(Khaama press): A group of four ISIS militants including a foreign national surrendered to the Afghan forces in eastern Nangarhar province. The Special Operations Corps said in a statement the militants surrendered to Afghan Special Forces in Achin district of Nangarhar. The statement further added that the foreign member of the group originally hails from

By |2019-11-11T06:09:02+00:00November 11th, 2019|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

4 Pakistani militants blown up by own bomb in Paktiya province

(Khaama press): An explosion triggered by an improvised explosive device killed four Pakistani militants in South-eastern Paktiya province of Afghanistan. According to a statement released by provincial government, an explosion went off among Pakistani militants in Andar area of Samkanai district on Sunday evening, killing four militants. The statement further added that the militants were

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