Civil war in Afghanistan (1996-2001)
In 1996 the Taliban captured the Afghan capital Kabul and established the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan. The Islamic State of Afghanistan government remained the internationally recognized government...
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Afghan response to hospital bombing is muted, even sympathetic
The changed tone comes as Afghan leaders growing increasingly anxious over next year’s U.S. withdrawal.
Battles of Mazar-i-Sharif 1997-1998
The Battles of Mazar-e Sharif were a part of the Afghan Civil War and took place in 1997 and 1998 between the forces of Abdul Malik Pahlawan and his Hazara allies, Junbish-e Milli-yi Islami-yi Afghani...
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Afghan response to hospital bombing is muted, even sympathetic
The changed tone comes as Afghan leaders growing increasingly anxious over next year’s U.S. withdrawal.
CIA activities in Afghanistan
Since the 1970s, the CIA has engaged in multiple operations in Afghanistan.
The CIA National Foreign Assessment Center completed work on a report entitled "Afghanistan: Ethnic Divergence and Dissi...
Fall of Mazar-i-Sharif
The fall of Mazari Sharif (or Mazar-e-Sharif) that took place on November 2001 resulted from the first major offense for the Afghanistan War after American intervention. A push into the city of Mazari...
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Coalition combat operations in Afghanistan in 2006
In January 2006, NATO's focus in southern Afghanistan was to form Provincial Reconstruction Teams with the British leading in Helmand Province and the Netherlands and Canada leading similar deployment...
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2011 NATO attack in Pakistan
The 2011 NATO attack in Pakistan (also known as the Salala incident, Salala attack or 26/11 attacks), was a border skirmish that occurred when US-led NATO forces engaged Pakistani security forces at t...
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Death of Osama bin Laden
Osama bin Laden, the founder and head of the Islamist militant group al-Qaeda, was killed in Pakistan on May 2, 2011, shortly after 1:00 am PKT (20:00 UTC, May 1) by United States Navy SEALs of t...
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Opium production in Afghanistan
Afghanistan has been the greatest illicit opium producer in the entire world, ahead of Burma (Myanmar), the "Golden Triangle", and Latin America since 1992, excluding the year 2001. Afghanistan is th...
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War in North-West Pakistan
The War in North-West Pakistan, also known as the War in Waziristan, is an armed conflict involving the State of Pakistan, and armed militant groups such as the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Jundal...
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September 11 attacks
The September 11 attacks (also referred to as September 11, September 11th, or 9/11) were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda on the United...
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Operation Anaconda
Operation Anaconda took place in early March 2002 in which the United States armed forces and CIA Paramilitary Officers, working with allied Afghan military forces, and other allies, attempted to des...
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Human rights in Afghanistan
Human rights in Afghanistan is a topic of some controversy and conflict. While the Taliban were well known for numerous human rights abuses, several human rights violations continue to take place in ...
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Civilian casualties of the War in Afghanistan (2001-present)
The War in Afghanistan (2001–present) resulted in between 18,000 and 20,000 Afghan civilians being killed. The war, launched by the United States as "Operation Enduring Freedom" in 2001, began with an...
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Afghan War documents leak
The Afghan War documents leak, also called the Afghan War Diary, is the disclosure of a collection of internal U.S. military logs of the War in Afghanistan, which were published by WikiLeaks on 25 Jul...
Civil war in Afghanistan (1989-1992)
The 1989 to 1992 phase of the Afghan Civil War began after the Soviet Union withdrew from Afghanistan, leaving the Afghan communist government to fend for itself against the Mujahideen. After several ...
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Mining in Afghanistan
Mining in Afghanistan is controlled by the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum, which is headquartered in Kabul with regional offices in other parts of the country. Afghanistan has over 1400 mineral field...
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Afghan National Army
The Afghan National Army (ANA) is the main branch of the Afghan Armed Forces, responsible for ground warfare. It is under the Ministry of Defense in Kabul and is being heavily assisted by the United S...
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2004 in Afghanistan
The following lists events that happened during 2004 in Afghanistan.
Thursday, January 1 - Close to half of the loya jirga boycotted a vote on five disputed articles concerning the Proposed Afghan...
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Coalition combat operations in Afghanistan in 2008
There are two "coalitions" operating in Afghanistan, one of which has a strict basis in international law. The "US-led coalition", identified by the press, refers to Operation Enduring Freedom, mostly...
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2006 Dutch/Australian Offensive
66°2′59.999″E / 32.84722194°N 66.04999972°E / 32.84722194; 66.04999972The 2006 Dutch-Australian offensive was a military operation carried out in Afghanistan by a combined for...
Coalition combat operations in Afghanistan in 2007
US and NATO International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) operations, alongside Afghan National Army forces, continued against the Taliban through 2007.
In January and February 2007, British Roya...
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2012 in Afghanistan
Events from the year 2012 in Afghanistan
2011 Afghanistan helicopter shootdown
On 6 August 2011, a U.S. Boeing CH-47 Chinook military helicopter was shot down while transporting a quick reaction force attempting to reinforce an engaged unit of Army Rangers in Wardak province, we...
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Battle of Kandahar (2011)
The Battle of Kandahar was an attack by Taliban forces on May 7, 2011, in the city of Kandahar. The battle was part of the 2011 Taliban Spring Offensive. The battle was the biggest Taliban offensive o...
2011 in Afghanistan
Events from the year 2011 in Afghanistan
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FOB Ramrod kill team
The Maywand District killings refers to the murder of at least 3 Afghans perpetrated by a group of rogue U.S. Army soldiers in 2010, during the War in Afghanistan. The soldiers, who referred to thems...
FOB Ramrod kill team - Wikipedia
Pakistan-United States relations
Pakistan-United States relations refers to the international, historical, and cultural bilateral relationship between the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the United States of America. On 20 October...
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