Tag: Taliban insurgency

Afghanistan: Karzai dismisses intelligence chief


KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s office says he has dismissed the country’s top intelligence official, a move that comes just as he prepares to name new defense and interior ministers. The changes in three top jobs in

Suicide Bomber Attacks Airfield in Southern Afghanistan


Afghan officials say a suicide car bomber has killed seven civilians near the entrance to the Kandahar Airfield, the latest in a series of attacks in southern Afghanistan. The Taliban claimed responsibility for Thursday's attack, saying they were targeting NATO

Roadside Bomb Kills 4 in Southern Afghanistan


NATO says a roadside bombing in southern Afghanistan has killed four civilians and critically injured a fifth. The coalition says the attack happened Friday in Trinkot City in Uruzgan province. No one has claimed responsibility for the blast, but roadside