Afghanistan

Lawrence K-9 passes away after distinguished military and police career

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After a distinguished 10-year career that started with the U.S. Army in Afghanistan, Lawrence K-9 Axel passed away Friday.Read more

US strikes Taliban forces in 1st hit since peace deal

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The U.S. military says it has conducted an airstrike against Taliban forces in southern Afghanistan, only days after American and Taliban officials signed an ambitious...Read more

US, Taliban sign deal aimed at ending war in Afghanistan

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If the Taliban meet their commitments, all U.S. troops would leave in 14 months.Read more


US, Taliban set peace signing for America's longest war

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More than 18 years after the Afghanistan conflict began in response to the September 11, 2001, attacks, the United States and the Islamists it toppled from power in...Read more

Official says US, Taliban reach Afghan truce agreement that could lead to troop withdrawals

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A senior U.S. official says the United States and the Taliban have reached a truce agreement that will take effect “very soon” and could lead to withdrawals of American...Read more

U.S. soldier, 21, dies in Afghanistan

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A U.S. Army soldier from Oregon has died while serving in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced Thursday. Read more

2 American casualties in Afghan military mission identified

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The two American soldiers killed in Saturday's attack have been identified.Read more

Official: US citizen believed kidnapped in Afghanistan

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An American citizen has been kidnapped in Afghanistan by a Taliban-affiliated group, a U.S. official said Thursday, and authorities are working to rescue him.Read more

Official: Remains of 2 US troops recovered from Afghan crash site

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The identities of the two have not been publicly announced, pending notification of their relatives.Read more


Taliban say mystery crash in Afghanistan was US aircraft

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A U.S. military aircraft crashed in eastern Afghanistan on Monday, a Taliban spokesman and Afghan journalist affiliated with the militant group said.Read more

2 soldiers killed in Afghanistan from Virginia, Illinois

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Officials identified the casualties as a 29-year-old from Newport News and a 21-year-old Pfc. from Joliet.Read more