The Islamic State terror group beheaded 15 of its own fighters Thursday due to infighting in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Nangarhar, as a suicide attack in another part of the country left at least 8 people dead.
The U.S. military has launched airstrikes this month in Yemen, Somalia, Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan and Friday, for the first time since September, in Libya.
A military court overturned Wednesday the conviction of a former Marine Corps sniper involved in urinating on dead Taliban soldiers in Afghanistan in 2011 following the evidence that the service’s top general meddled in the case to ensure harsh punishment for the servicemen.
A Marine deployed to a remote part of Afghanistan, was well aware that he shouldn’t befriend the short-legged, white-furred, innately well-behaved dog. But still, he approached the canine with a stick of beef jerky in his hand. And the dog’s tail wagged.
A Canadian man held hostage by the Taliban for five years said he buried food underground to save his unborn children.
Kevin King, an American professor, and his Australian colleague Timothy Weeks were captured by the Taliban outside of the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul. As the two professors continue to be held hostage, here’s what to know.
The Taliban militants in Afghanistan say their American captive’s condition has deteriorated and is in poor health.
Chief Warrant Officer Jacob M. Sims died Oct. 27 in Afghanistan as a result of wounds sustained in a helicopter crash outside Kabul, the Department of Defense announced Sunday.
An U.S. service member died from injuries sustained in a helicopter crash Friday night in Afghanistan, the military officials said.
Caitlan Coleman, the American woman who was taken hostage in Afghanistan by Taliban-linked extremists with her family for five years, has broken her silence.
Almost a week after the father of a soldier killed overseas said President Trump failed to deliver on a promise to send $25,000, the check finally arrived.
After years of failed peace talks and following one of the deadliest weeks of suicide attacks on Afghan forces, the Trump administration is said to be pushing for the Taliban’s Qatar-based office to be closed down in an increasingly iron-fisted approach to defeating the militant group.
A dramatic testimony is set to ensue at the court today as Army Sgt.
The Trump administration is stepping up its counterterrorism efforts in Afghanistan, mandating the CIA to conduct covert operations to hunt and kill Taliban militants.
Caitlan Coleman says fond memories of her Pennsylvania childhood helped sustain her during her time in brutal captivity.
At least 71 people were killed in Afghanistan on Tuesday in a series of attacks orchestrated by the Taliban, the country’s deputy interior minister said.
After landing in Canada with his family Friday night, Canadian ex-hostage Joshua Boyle told reporters some frightening news about his family’s ordeal in Afghanistan.
Around 100 fighters from the Islamic State group have surrendered since Friday in Raqqa, with the Syrian city said to be on the brink of falling to a U.S.-led coalition.
An American woman, her Canadian husband and their three children arrived in Canada Friday night, returning to the West after being held captive by a Taliban-affiliated group for five years.
An American woman, her Canadian husband and their three children — who were freed from a Taliban-affiliated group after five years of captivity — left Pakistan for an unknown destination on Friday, one day after reports emerged the woman’s husband feared being jailed by U.S. authorities.