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Afghan soldier kills two NATO troops, ISAF saysupdated: Mon Aug 27 2012 02:13:00

An Afghan soldier opened fire on NATO troops Monday, killing two in the latest "green-on-blue" attack in the country, a military statement said.

Officials: Senior Pakistani Taliban leader killed in strike in Afghanistanupdated: Sat Aug 25 2012 06:14:00

A senior Pakistani Taliban leader was killed in a NATO airstrike in Afghanistan's volatile northern Kunar province, the NATO-led coalition said Saturday.

7 Americans among 11 dead in Afghan helicopter crashupdated: Thu Aug 16 2012 20:54:00

Seven American service members were among the 11 people killed in a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan on Thursday, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said.

Afghan police officer fires on NATO troopsupdated: Tue Aug 14 2012 09:57:00

An Afghan policeman opened fire on NATO troops Monday, wounding two in the latest "green-on-blue" attacks in the country, a police official said.

Wearing Afghan police uniform, man kills 3 NATO troopsupdated: Mon Jul 02 2012 06:10:00

A man wearing the uniform of an Afghan national police officer shot and killed three members of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force in violence-plagued southern Afghanistan, the coalition said.

Afghan peace council member killedupdated: Sat May 19 2012 04:27:00

CNN's Nick Paton Walsh assesses the importance of the assassination of Moulavi Arsala Rahmani.

Four NATO troops die in Afghanistan updated: Sat May 12 2012 15:02:00

Three NATO service members were killed Saturday during attacks in Afghanistan, while a fourth died of noncombat-related injuries, according to the International Security Assistance Force.

Man dressed as Afghan soldier kills coalition memberupdated: Fri May 11 2012 05:26:00

A man wearing an Afghan National Army uniform shot at coalition service members in eastern Afghanistan Friday, killing one, officials said.

ISAF: Helicopter crash in Kabul kills 12updated: Fri Mar 16 2012 07:24:00

A NATO-led International Security Assistance Force helicopter crashed Friday in Afghanistan's capital city of Kabul, killing 12 people, ISAF said in a statement.

Deadly violence as commander warns against 'vengeance'updated: Fri Feb 24 2012 10:38:00

A large crowd swarmed a military base and numerous demonstrations turned deadly Friday in Afghanistan, the fourth day of fallout after NATO troops burned Qurans at a military base, officials said.

8 Afghan youths mistaken for attackers, coalition saysupdated: Wed Feb 15 2012 12:20:00

Eight Afghan youths killed in a coalition airstrike last week were mistaken for potential attackers, the International Security Assistance Force said Wednesday.

NATO: Man in Afghan army uniform kills service memberupdated: Wed Feb 01 2012 07:08:00

A man in an Afghan National Army uniform killed a NATO service member in southern Afghanistan, once again bringing a disturbing issue to center stage in the long Asian war -- attacks by local security forces against coalition troops.

Afghan Twitter warupdated: Fri Nov 18 2011 13:33:00

Aggressive tweeting between NATO and the Taliban leaves many wondering. CNN'S Nick Patton Walsh reports.

Official: At least 60 insurgents killed in Afghan fightingupdated: Wed Nov 09 2011 14:14:00

Between 60 and 70 insurgents were killed after attacking an Afghan base and meeting with resistance, according to a spokesman for the governor of southeastern Paktika province.

Attackers target NATO contractor compound in Afghanistanupdated: Thu Nov 03 2011 09:07:00

Five attackers stormed an Italian contractor's compound near the airport in the northwestern Afghan city of Herat Thursday, killing two security guards.

ISAF: Reporter killed in Afghanistan in case of mistaken identityupdated: Fri Sep 09 2011 03:28:00

A reporter was killed by a U.S. service member last July in southern Afghanistan in a case of mistaken identity, according to the results of an investigation by NATO's International Security Assistance Force.

3 ISAF service members die in eastern Afghanistanupdated: Wed Aug 03 2011 15:43:00

Three members of NATO's International Security Assistance Force died in eastern Afghanistan Wednesday, according to an ISAF statement.

3 Afghan civilians killed in shooting by French soldier, officials sayupdated: Wed Jul 27 2011 17:03:00

Three Afghan civilians were killed and four were wounded when at least one French soldier opened fire on their vehicle in northeastern Afghanistan late Tuesday evening, officials said.

Two NATO troops killed in Afghanistanupdated: Sat Jul 16 2011 08:52:00

Two coalition service members were killed Saturday in separate attacks in southern Afghanistan, the International Security Assistance Force said.

ISAF: Haqqani network leader suspected in Kabul hotel attack killedupdated: Thu Jun 30 2011 15:47:00

A top Haqqani network leader suspected of providing support for Tuesday's deadly attack at a Kabul hotel was killed in an airstrike in southeast Afghanistan, the International Security Assistance Force said Thursday.

Afghanistan blames militant network for hotel siegeupdated: Thu Jun 30 2011 03:03:00

The Afghan government on Wednesday blamed an al Qaeda-linked militant group based in Pakistan for the siege on a Kabul hotel that left 12 victims and all nine attackers dead.

NATO: Afghan policeman opens fire, kills 2 service membersupdated: Fri May 13 2011 09:35:00

Two international service members were killed in a shootout at an Afghan police compound, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said Friday.

NATO readies for greater fight from insurgentsupdated: Fri Apr 29 2011 18:04:00

The NATO alliance in Afghanistan anticipates insurgents will attempt to launch an extensive new round of attacks against U.S. and coalition forces as well as Afghan civilians "in the coming days," according to an International Security Assistance Force military official.

Coalition helicopter crew member dies in Afghanistan crashupdated: Sat Apr 23 2011 14:22:00

A coalition helicopter crew member died and another was injured in a crash Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said.

Uniformed suicide bomber kills 9 at Afghan military baseupdated: Sat Apr 16 2011 11:09:00

A suicide bomber wearing an Afghan military uniform killed five foreign soldiers at a military base in eastern Afghanistan, the International Security Assistance Force said Saturday.

ISAF accident, friendly fire lead to deathsupdated: Wed Apr 06 2011 13:41:00

Two NATO-led soldiers died in a friendly fire incident in southern Afghanistan, and a civilian was killed in an accident with a coalition convoy in the Afghan capital, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said.

More civilian casualties reported in northeastern Afghanistanupdated: Thu Feb 24 2011 09:09:00

Just days after the governor of an northeastern Afghanistan province claimed dozens of civilians were killed in a NATO-led mission targeting insurgents, new allegations of civilian casualties surfaced in a nearby province Thursday.

Afghan governor: Women and children killed in military operationupdated: Sun Feb 20 2011 14:39:00

The governor of Afghanistan's Kunar province said Sunday that 64 people, including some civilians, were killed in a joint operation by NATO's International Security Assistance Force and Afghan security forces over the past few days.

19 killed as gunmen target police in Afghanistanupdated: Sat Feb 12 2011 15:55:00

At least 19 people were killed and 49 wounded when armed attackers targeted a police headquarters in southern Afghanistan Saturday, Afghan and NATO officials said.

Civilian deaths in Afghan fight called 'accident'updated: Tue Feb 08 2011 13:48:00

Coalition troops "accidentally killed" two Afghan civilians and injured one "during a firefight with insurgents" last week, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said Tuesday.

1 killed, 5 wounded in suicide attack in Afghanistanupdated: Mon Feb 07 2011 11:07:00

A suicide bombing Monday in Afghanistan's volatile Kandahar province killed one person and wounded five others, the International Security Assistance Force said.

NATO: U.S. Marine kills Afghan police officer after disputeupdated: Sat Jan 15 2011 18:12:00

A U.S. Marine shot and killed a uniformed Afghan police officer after a dispute Saturday, NATO said, prompting an investigation by the alliance's International Security Assistance Force.

2 troops killed in Afghanistanupdated: Sat Jan 01 2011 22:09:00

Two troops were killed Saturday in southern Afghanistan, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said.

14 civilians killed in Afghan road mine blastupdated: Thu Dec 30 2010 17:29:00

At least 14 civilians died when a mini-bus struck a road mine in southern Afghanistan on Thursday, a provincial official said.

10 insurgents killed in firefights; 1 dead in Kandahar car bombingupdated: Wed Dec 29 2010 07:06:00

Afghan and NATO troops killed 10 insurgents during separate sweeps in southern and eastern Afghanistan, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said Monday.

2 ISAF deaths in Afghanistanupdated: Tue Dec 28 2010 10:17:00

Two troops were killed on Tuesday in southern Afghanistan, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said.

Possible attack on U.S. Afghan embassy thwartedupdated: Fri Dec 24 2010 10:09:00

A potential attack against the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan appeared to be thwarted Friday as a joint Afghan and international military patrol killed two men during an operation in Kabul, according to an International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) statement.

In Afghanistan, ISAF probes deaths of 5 civiliansupdated: Tue Dec 21 2010 13:50:00

The NATO command in Afghanistan is investigating the deaths of five civilians during a skirmish Tuesday in the south.

NATO forces investigate possible friendly fire incident in Afghanistanupdated: Mon Dec 06 2010 08:50:00

The International Security Assistance Force announced Monday that it is investigating a possible friendly fire incident in southern Afghanistan that resulted in the death of a British soldier.

ISAF member dies in Afghanistan bombingupdated: Wed Dec 01 2010 17:26:00

A service member was killed by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force said Thursday.

6 Americans killed by gunman in Afghanistanupdated: Mon Nov 29 2010 15:06:00

Six U.S. troops died Monday when a gunman in an Afghan Border Police uniform fired on NATO-led service members, the Pentagon said.

In Afghanistan, IEDs kill 3, wound 1updated: Fri Nov 26 2010 11:16:00

Three young civilians in southern Afghanistan were killed by a bomb Friday, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said.

Across Afghanistan, a string of deadly attacks; at least 19 deadupdated: Sat Nov 13 2010 13:01:00

Violence tore through Afghanistan on Saturday in three deadly insurgent attacks, authorities said.

Vehicle-bomb blast reported near NATO convoy in Afghanistanupdated: Fri Nov 12 2010 11:45:00

A vehicle bomb exploded near a military base on the edge of Kabul Friday, injuring at least one person, authorities said.

ISAF: Insurgents killed more than 100 civilians last monthupdated: Tue Nov 09 2010 11:42:00

The NATO-led command in Afghanistan said insurgent fighters were responsible for scores of civilian casualties in October -- more than 100 deaths and 200 injuries.

A senior Taliban leader killed in Afghanistanupdated: Tue Oct 19 2010 09:24:00

A senior Taliban military leader was one of 15 people killed in weekend airstrikes in northeastern Afghanistan, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said Tuesday.

Afghanistan airstrike 'reportedly' kills more than tenupdated: Mon Oct 18 2010 06:59:00

Coalition airstrikes reportedly killed more than ten people in northeastern Afghanistan Sunday, the International Security Assistance Force said. Afghan and coalition forces have not been able confirm the reports of the number of people killed, ISAF said.

Detainee in ISAF custody dies in Afghanistanupdated: Mon Oct 18 2010 00:08:00

Officials on Monday were investigating how a man in NATO custody died.

More foreign troop deaths in Afghanistanupdated: Thu Oct 14 2010 14:31:00

Eight NATO troops were killed in Afghanistan Thursday, bringing the number of foreign troop deaths in the past two days to 14, the International Security Assistance Force said.

5 dead in airstrike as claims of Afghan civilian deaths probedupdated: Fri Oct 08 2010 05:50:00

NATO forces killed five armed men in eastern Afghanistan on Friday, and the command is investigating allegations of civilian casualties, the International Security Assistance Force said.

Child, top Taliban leader killed in separate Afghan attacksupdated: Sat Oct 02 2010 21:33:00

An improvised explosive device blast in southern Afghanistan killed one child and wounded another in Helmand Province, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said Saturday, the same day it reported that security forces killed a senior Taliban leader in the eastern part of the country.

More than 30 militants killed in Afghan fightingupdated: Sat Sep 25 2010 07:12:00

More than 30 insurgents died in an air assault staged by Afghan and coalition forces in eastern Afghanistan, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said Saturday.

ISAF frees two journalists detained this weekupdated: Fri Sep 24 2010 09:32:00

Two newsmen who were detained by security forces earlier this week in Afghanistan have been freed, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said on Friday.

ISAF service member killed in Afghan bombingupdated: Wed Sep 22 2010 06:19:00

A bombing in southern Afghanistan killed a coalition service member on Wednesday, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said.

Afghan blast kills local pilgrimage chiefupdated: Wed Sep 01 2010 11:00:00

An Afghan official in charge of pilgrimages and trips to the hajj died along with his bodyguard Wednesday in an explosion from a motorcycle-borne improvised explosive device, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said.

7 ISAF members killed in Afghanistanupdated: Mon Aug 30 2010 17:04:00

Seven International Security Assistance Force service members were killed in two incidents Monday in southern Afghanistan, the military said.

Coalition: Attacks in Afghanistan leave more than 30 insurgents deadupdated: Sun Aug 29 2010 17:59:00

Afghan and coalition soldiers killed more than 30 insurgents, including 13 would-be suicide bombers, as they fought off assaults on two military bases and government buildings in eastern Afghanistan, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said on Sunday.

ISAF: Taliban commander captured in Afghanistanupdated: Sun Aug 29 2010 09:25:00

Afghan and international forces captured a senior Taliban commander in Logar provice, NATO's International Security Assistance Force announced Sunday.

Bodies of 5 campaign workers found in western Afghanistanupdated: Sun Aug 29 2010 08:51:00

The bodies of five kidnapped parliamentary campaign workers were found Sunday in a remote district of Herat province in western Afghanistan, said Naqibullah Arwin, spokesman for the provincial governor.

Investigators say helicopters not responsible for Afghan police deathsupdated: Sat Aug 28 2010 10:59:00

NATO authorities said they haven't found evidence to conclude that coalition helicopters were responsible for the deaths of three Afghan police officers last week in northern Afghanistan.

Soldiers fight off attacks on two military bases in Afghanistanupdated: Sat Aug 28 2010 07:01:00

Afghan and coalition soldiers fought off assaults on two military bases Saturday and killed more than 20 insurgents, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said.

2 contractors killed in Afghanistanupdated: Sat Aug 28 2010 01:40:00

Two private security contractors in Afghanistan were killed by coalition forces who mistook them for insurgents, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force said Saturday.

Afghans, ISAF probing deadly shootoutupdated: Thu Aug 26 2010 10:03:00

Investigators were traveling to western Afghanistan on Thursday to probe a shootout that killed two Spanish soldiers, an interpreter and a police officer.

Afghan police killed during airstrikeupdated: Sat Aug 21 2010 07:55:00

Three Afghan police officers were accidentally killed in an airstrike and a bomb killed five Afghan civilians in separate incidents in northern Afghanistan, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said on Saturday.

Afghan woman, 2 children killed in Taliban facilitator pursuitupdated: Sat Aug 21 2010 01:27:00

Afghan and coalition forces accidentally killed a woman and two children during a pursuit of a Taliban facilitator, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said Saturday.

Troops hunting down Muslim insurgents in Afghanistan kill 3updated: Fri Aug 20 2010 07:18:00

Afghan and coalition troops targeting a fundamentalist Muslim insurgent group killed three of its fighters, including a commander, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said Friday.

Two U.S. Marines killed in attempted Afghan prison breakupdated: Mon Aug 09 2010 08:05:00

Two U.S. Marines were killed in southern Afghanistan Saturday while a prisoner was trying to escape, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force announced Monday.

ISAF: Suicide bombing kills 5 children in Afghanistanupdated: Mon Aug 02 2010 15:47:00

An explosives-laden vehicle driven by a suicide bomber detonated before reaching its target Monday, killing five Afghan children and injuring an Afghan police officer, according to a statement by the U.S.-led international military force.

6 Afghan civilians killed in IED attacksupdated: Thu Jul 29 2010 06:49:00

Insurgents killed six Afghan civilians and wounded three more in improvised explosive device attacks in Afghanistan on Wednesday, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said Thursday.

Unmanned aircraft goes down in Afghanistan, ISAF saysupdated: Wed Jul 28 2010 09:02:00

A unmanned aerial vehicle went down in northern Afghanistan on Wednesday, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said.

Taliban militants behead six Afghan police officers, officials sayupdated: Wed Jul 21 2010 19:19:00

Taliban militants beheaded six Afghan police officers during a raid in northern Baghlan province, officials said Wednesday.

Six Afghan police officers beheadedupdated: Wed Jul 21 2010 19:19:00

NATO says a raid by Taliban militants in Afghanistan left six police officers dead. CNN's Atia Abawi reports.

Military investigating shootings by Afghan soldierupdated: Tue Jul 20 2010 10:38:00

Military authorities are investigating the shooting deaths of two U.S. civilians and an Afghan soldier by another Afghan soldier in the northern city of Mazar-e-Sharif Tuesday.

Troops in southern Afghanistan seize drugs, bomb-making materialupdated: Sat Jul 17 2010 06:18:00

About 1.9 tons of processed heroin, 1,800 pounds of raw opium and 200 pounds of "illegal fertilizer" commonly used to make bombs were discovered by troops during a security operation in southern Afghanistan, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said Saturday.

Insurgent attack on police headquarters kills 3 soldiers, 5 civiliansupdated: Wed Jul 14 2010 05:06:00

Three members of NATO's International Security Assistance Force and five civilians died Tuesday during an insurgent attack against Afghan National Civil Order Police headquarters in Kandahar, the force said in a statement.

ISAF: Afghan villagers repel insurgentsupdated: Tue Jul 13 2010 15:03:00

Villagers in eastern Afghanistan repelled an insurgent attack Tuesday, an incident that left an Afghan civilian and "numerous" Taliban dead, the NATO-led command said.

Officials: 'Miscommunication' cause of accidental NATO airstrikeupdated: Thu Jul 08 2010 13:42:00

Military authorities have determined that a NATO airstrike that killed 6 Afghan soldiers Wednesday in eastern Afghanistan was the result of a miscommunication between coalition and national forces.

URGENTupdated: Thu Jul 08 2010 04:24:00

Two NATO service members died in separate attacks Thursday, the International Security Assistance Force said.

Market bombing killed five, including four children, in Afghanistanupdated: Sun Jul 04 2010 14:45:00

A motorcycle laden with explosives detonated Sunday at a market in Helmand Province, killing five people -- including four children -- and injuring eight others, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said Saturday.

Two civilians killed in operation in Afghanistanupdated: Sat Jul 03 2010 03:55:00

Two civilians were accidentally killed when Afghan and coalition troops were searching for a Taliban commander, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said Saturday.

2 Taliban commanders detained after Afghanistan operationupdated: Sun Jun 20 2010 11:59:00

Two Taliban commanders were detained after an operation conducted in Afghanistan's Helmand province, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force said Sunday.

Two American troops killed in Afghan insurgent attackupdated: Fri Jun 18 2010 11:57:00

Two coalition service members died in an insurgent attack in southern Afghanistan on Friday, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said.

6 injured in Afghan suicide bombingupdated: Thu Jun 17 2010 09:36:00

A suicide car bomb targeting a police headquarters injured three officers and three civilians in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday, authorities said.

Wreckage of Afghan plane crash foundupdated: Thu May 20 2010 09:48:00

Aircrews from the Afghan National Army Air Corps and from the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force have found the wreckage of the plane that crashed Monday with 44 people aboard, ISAF said Thursday.

Afghan officials: NATO troops fire on bus, kill 4updated: Mon Apr 12 2010 07:54:00

NATO-led troops fired on a bus in southern Afghanistan on Monday morning, killing four civilians and wounding 18 others, officials said.

Al Qaeda, ISI blamed for Quran burningupdated: Thu Jan 28 2010 01:58:00

The Afghan government is blaming Pakistani intelligence agents and al Qaeda for burned Qurans found in Helmand Province last week, a spokesman for the provincial government said.

ISAF calls for probe into disputed Afghanistan slayingsupdated: Wed Dec 30 2009 14:30:00

NATO's International Security Assistance Force called Wednesday for a joint investigation into a weekend U.S.-led operation, after the Afghan government alleged that 10 civilians were killed.

Comment: Europe faces dilemma over troops in Afghanistanupdated: Wed Dec 02 2009 15:21:00

The 41 other nations contributing to the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan have had to wait to hear U.S. President Barack Obama's plans. But in the end he has come down firmly on the side of the "One More Push" brigade rather than those urging "Let's Cut our Losses and Quit."

Bomb-making stash seized in Afghanistanupdated: Tue Nov 10 2009 08:09:00

Security forces in southern Afghanistan seized a huge stash of bomb-making material, NATO's International Security Assistance Force reported Tuesday.

Civilian casualties claim after NATO rocket in Afghansitanupdated: Thu Nov 05 2009 10:34:00

The NATO command in Afghanistan said Thursday it is investigating a rocket strike in Helmand province, and claims of civilian casualties.

Americans' bodies recovered after plane crash in Afghanistanupdated: Tue Oct 27 2009 17:22:00

The bodies of three American contractors who died in a plane crash in Afghanistan earlier this month have been recovered, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said Tuesday.

Blast in Kabul kills 7, injures dozensupdated: Sat Aug 15 2009 17:52:00

A suicide car bombing exploded outside the NATO headquarters in Afghanistan early Saturday, killing seven people and injuring 91 just five days before the country holds presidential elections, an Interior Ministry spokesman said.

Airstrike kills Afghan manupdated: Sun May 24 2009 01:44:00

An Afghan man was killed in an airstrike by coalition soldiers supporting NATO-led forces in eastern Afghanistan, officials said Sunday.

NATO reports intense fighting in southern Afghanistanupdated: Thu May 21 2009 20:54:00

Intense fighting between troops and militants has unfolded over the past few days in a hotbed of insurgents and narcotics trafficking in southern Afghanistan, NATO said in a statement Wednesday.

Suspected insurgents die in battle with NATO-led forcesupdated: Mon Apr 13 2009 02:28:00

NATO-led forces have killed 18 suspected insurgents in a strike in eastern Afghanistan's Konar province.

Afghan bus hit by roadside bomb, 8 deadupdated: Wed Mar 25 2009 09:31:00

Eight civilians were killed and at least eight others were wounded Wednesday when a roadside bomb struck a mini-bus in eastern Afghanistan, the NATO command said.

NATO-led troops kill senior Afghan militantupdated: Mon Mar 23 2009 06:57:00

NATO-led troops killed a senior militant and nine of his associates Saturday in an operation that targeted his house, officials said.

2 NATO-led soldiers killed in Afghanistanupdated: Sun Mar 22 2009 21:31:00

Two NATO-led soldiers were killed on Sunday in southern Afghanistan, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said.

Six dead in Afghan car bomb attackupdated: Sat Mar 21 2009 08:12:00

Five Afghan civilians and one police officer died Saturday in a car bomb attack targeting a police checkpoint in the country's northeastern region, the NATO command reported.

2 dead in Afghanistan suicide blastupdated: Sun Mar 15 2009 05:23:00

A suicide bomber detonated explosives in western Kabul on Sunday, killing at least two people, police said.

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