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13 July 2011 7:38
A US airstrike has killed at least four civilians in Kunar province in northeast Afghanistan, where another US-led aerial attack in March left nine young children dead.
One civilian was also wounded in the US Kunar airstrike.
In the past 24 hours, foreign forces have killed at least 20 civilians across Afghanistan -- many of them women and children.
On Tuesday, US-led warplanes...
15 April 2011 4:02
An American journalist says that the US and NATO forces are using missiles and bombs with depleted uranium (DU) in their airstrikes on Libya.
Conn Hallinan, a columnist with Foreign Policy in Focus, based in Berkeley, California, has told Press TV that “The fact that the US is denying the use of depleted uranium munitions is just nonsense.”
Hallinan noted that...
15 September 2010 8:11
Commander of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan General David Petraeus has described progress in the Afghan war "as slow as watching grass grow at times or paint dry."
Petraeus reiterated that fighting in Afghanistan has been a tough mission. He, however, added that despite the setbacks, the United States has made progress on the ground.
Petraeus also claimed that...
6 September 2010 7:12
An American soldier has been killed in southern Afghanistan, bringing the total number of US-led troops killed in Afghanistan this year to 500.
NATO's International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) confirmed the casualty in a Monday statement.
Over 320 US soldiers have been killed in Afghanistan so far this year, making 2010 the deadliest for American forces since they invaded the...
4 August 2010 14:47
Commander of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan General David Petraeus has vowed to reduce civilian casualties in the war-torn country.
Gen. Petraeus has issued new rules, which is expected to result in a decrease in the number of civilian casualties in Afghanistan, NATO said in a Wednesday statement.
The US-led forces launch attacks on alleged militant hideouts on a...
18 July 2010 17:45
Iran's president says US and NATO forces offer financial and material support to terrorists, yet US President Barack Obama, ironically enough, sends a condolence message on the recent deadly terrorist attacks in southeast Iran.
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Sunday that US troops in Afghanistan and Pakistan sponsor such acts of terror, reported IRNA.
"No grouping other than US-backed terrorist groups...
23 June 2010 18:10
President Barack Obama has picked General David Petraeus to replace Gen. Stanly McChrystal as the commander of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan.
The appointment came after President Obama fired, Gen. McChrystal over criticizing White House officials in an interview with Rolling Stone.
General McChrystal mocked a string of top Washington officials, including President Barack Obama.
McChrystal also indirectly criticized...
22 June 2010 13:15
The commander of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan has been summoned by Washington for mocking White House officials and senior diplomats in an interview.
Stanley McChrystal issued a statement offering his apology, saying it was all a mistake, reflecting poor judgment.
The general said he was sorry for the article in which he criticized US President Barack Obama, his...
4 December 2009 8:37
A top commander of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan says that Washington is not planning an early exit from Afghanistan.
On Thursday, General Stanley McChrystal told Afghan ministers and Parliamentarians in Kabul that the US presence in the country was long-term.
McChrystal said that the focus of Obama's new strategy was "to provide an opportunity for the Afghan people...
1 November 2009 0:13
A Canadian soldier has been killed by an improvised explosive device in southern Afghanistan as casualties rise among foreign forces occupying the country.
The Canadian Ministry of Defense said on Saturday that the soldier was killed while on foot patrol southwest of Kandahar city.
The death brings the number of Canadians killed in the US-led war in Afghanistan to 133....