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Mar 01, 2019
At least 25 soldiers killed in Taliban attack on Afghan military base in Helmand provinceAfghan forces killed at least nine Taliban insurgents, including three suicide bombers, during the attack by the hardline Islamist group, the provincial governor said in a statement. Afghan commando forces were clearing the area, he said.
Jul 18, 2018
Islamic State suicide bomber kills 20 people in Afghanistan's Helmand; 9 policemen killed in Taliban attack in KandaharAn Islamic State suicide bomber killed 20 people in northern Afghanistan on Tuesday, including a Taliban commander
Mar 01, 2018
German national believed to be military adviser to Taliban arrested in Afghanistan's Helmand provinceA German national believed to be a military advisor to the Taliban in Afghanistan has been arrested in the insurgency-racked province of Helmand
Feb 25, 2018
Series of attacks, suicide bombings kill 23 in Afghanistan; Taliban and Islamic State claim responsibilityAt least 23 people, mostly soldiers, were killed and more than a dozen wounded in a series of attacks and suicide bombings in Afghanistan on Saturday.
Dec 06, 2017
Al-Qaeda, Taliban leaders 'responsible for the deaths of many innocents' killed in Afghanistan, say officialsA senior Al-Qaeda leader on the Indian subcontinent and the head of the Taliban's "special forces" in southern Helmand have been killed in recent days in Afghanistan, Afghan and US forces said on Tuesday.
Nov 10, 2017
Police station in Afghanistan's Helmand province bombed; one policeman killed, five injuredA heavy explosion was reported in Afghanistan's Helmand province on Friday morning killing one and wounding five others
Aug 12, 2017
Afghanistan: US denies claims of local officials that air strike killed 11 civiliansThe United States on Saturday vehemently denied claims by Afghan officials that it had killed several civilians in an air strike in volatile eastern Afghanistan.
Aug 08, 2017
US sending more marines to Afghanistan, move at odds with Donald Trump's policy: ReportsThe US is sending dozens of Marines to Afghanistan to beef up internal security in the Helmand province, according to a media report.
Jul 17, 2017
Afghanistan forces drive Taliban from Naway; 50 militants killed in Helmand province's key districtAn Afghan official says the country's security forces have driven the Taliban out of a key district in southern Helmand province from where they had been threatening the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah.
Jun 24, 2017
Taliban warns US against sending more troops to Afghanistan, says occupation is hampering peaceThe Taliban warned the US against sending more Western troops to Afghanistan on Friday, while pledging that it sought only independence under Islamic rule and rejecting concerns it would harbour foreign militants