A truck bomb ripped through the main security gate of a U.S. military base in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday, killing at least two local guards and injuring nine others, the International Security Assistance Force said.
Seven people thought to be civilians died in an eastern Afghanistan military operation, and bombers targeting security forces in the north and the south left several people wounded, authorities told CNN on Saturday.
Top Taliban leader Mullah Dadullah Lang has been killed in a military operation in southern Afghanistan, NATO's International Security Assistance Forces said Sunday, confirming earlier reports by the Afghan government.
The commander of U.S. forces in eastern Afghanistan said Tuesday he doesn't believe insurgents have begun their expected spring offensive, and credits closer cooperation between soldiers and Afghan citizens as a deterrent.
A battle between insurgents and soldiers with the International Security Assistance Force in the Uruzgan province of central Afghanistan ended with 17 insurgents dead and no ISAF casualties Friday night, the ISAF said.
There is no reason to nullify results from Saturday's presidential election in Afghanistan, despite voting irregularities that caused the opposition candidates to demand a new election, according to the head of an international group monitoring the process.