Paktia, Afghanistan Newswire

Paktia, Afghanistan Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Paktia, Afghanistan.

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  1. Soldier Rejoices Three Years After Crazy Rocket AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | The Daily Caller

    ... h 2nd Platoon Able Company, 1-506 Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division in the Chamkani District of Paktia, Afghanistan. While serving at COP Chamkani, Able Company faced persistent indirect fire, sometimes five times per day.


  2. 7 killed in Afghanistan violenceRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2016 |

    Kabul, July 9 : At least seven persons were killed and eight injured in separate incidents in Afghanistan on Saturday, police officials said. In one incident, three children were killed and six persons were injured after an Improvised Explosive Device struck a vehicle in Kandahar province, Xinhua news agency reported.


  3. Into the FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | The Kingman Daily Miner

    Aaron Ricca of the Oregon Army National Guard's 115th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment takes a break during a patrol near Gardez, Afghanistan Feb. 20, 2012. KINGMAN - Learning what the inside of an oven feels like takes more than spending a day in Laughlin at the beginning of June.


  4. Obama confirms leader dead as Taliban meet on his successorRead the original story

    May 23, 2016 | Yahoo!

    U.S. President Barack Obama confirmed on Monday that the leader of the Afghan Taliban had been killed in an American air strike, an attack likely to trigger another leadership tussle in a militant movement already riven by internal divisions. Obama, who started a three-day visit to Vietnam on Monday, reiterated support for the government in Kabul and Afghan security forces, and called on the Taliban to join peace talks.


  5. Taliban cut off Afghan highway linking Kabul to northern gatewaysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    Taliban insurgents have cut the main highway that links the capital with northern Afghanistan and neighboring countries for the past three days, according to Afghan officials in the area. After the Taliban ambushed police forces guarding a stretch of the national Ring Road in Baghlan province on Thursday, fighting continued through Saturday and appeared likely to last longer, according to officials in the area.


  6. Before Taliban Comeback, Maine Soldiers Went to End Afghanistan WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    There may be no stronger ties to international issues than the military service of friends and family. The deployment of local National Guard units, being as connected to state and local communities as they are, offer particularly clear examples of how Maine is linked to global issues.


  7. First-person account of what goes on in GuantanamoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | Philip Greenspun's Weblog

    Gourmets need not fear a diet of rice and beans: "[an interrogator] offered me McDonald's one day, but I refused because I didn't want to owe him anything." In Germany, Mohamedou pursued a degree in electrical engineering, with an eye toward a career in telecom and computers, but he interrupted his studies to participate in a cause that was drawing young men from around the world: the insurgency against the communist-led government in Afghanistan.