Afghanistan

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

U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan

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U.S. military has not released where the soldier was from.Read more

Reports: Trump intends to announce withdrawal of 4,000 troops from Afghanistan

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The Trump administration could make the troop-reduction announcement next week, news reports say citing senior officials.Read more


Afghan bomber hits medical facility near Bagram Air Base

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A powerful suicide bombing targeted an under-construction medical facility on Wednesday near Bagram Air Base, the main American base north of the Afghan capital, the U.S...Read more

President Trump in Afghanistan for surprise Thanksgiving visit

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President Trump arrived at Bagram Air Field shortly after 8:30 p.m. local time.Read more

2 US service members killed in chopper crash in Afghanistan

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The U.S. forces in Afghanistan in a statement says that two U.S. service members have been killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan.Read more

Taliban say they freed US, Australian hostages in exchange for 3 Taliban

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Kevin King and Timothy Weeks' freedom came hours after the Afghan government freed three Taliban prisoners and sent them to Qatar.Read more

Afghanistan seeks American teacher's freedom by releasing 3 Taliban

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The hope is the insurgents release an American identified as Kevin King and an Australian, both held since 2016.Read more

US troops in Syria going to Iraq, not home as Trump claims

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While President Trump insists he's bringing home Americans from "endless wars" in the Mideast, his Pentagon chief says all U.S. troops leaving Syria will go to western...Read more


US Army identifies Green Beret killed in Afghanistan

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A 41-year-old Green Beret who was on his fourth combat deployment has been killed by small arms fire in Afghanistan.Read more

US service member killed in action in Afghanistan

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A U.S. service member was killed in action in Afghanistan on Monday, NATO said, without providing further details.Read more