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Zainullah Stanekzai

Afghan forces launch counter assault after Taliban offensive overshadows talks

Oct 13 2020

LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan Afghan security forces launched a counter offensive in the south against Taliban fighters, officials said on Tuesday, as fighting raged for a third straight day in a major insurgent offensive that has overshadowed peace talks.

Taliban release drone footage of suicide attack

Oct 22 2016

LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan Afghanistan's Taliban have released drone footage showing a suicide bomber driving a Humvee into a police base in Helmand province and blowing it up this month. | Video

Taliban release drone footage of suicide attack

Oct 22 2016

LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan Afghanistan's Taliban have released drone footage showing a suicide bomber driving a Humvee into a police base in Helmand province and blowing it up this month. | Video

Afghan troops blunt Taliban offensive outside Helmand capital, officials say

Oct 17 2016

LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan Afghan government troops say they have fought Taliban forces to a standstill outside the capital of southern Helmand province, but the city remains surrounded after the insurgents launched one of their most brazen offensives.

American journalist, translator killed in Afghanistan

Jun 06 2016

LASHKAR GAH/KABUL, Afghanistan A veteran American photojournalist and a translator working for NPR were killed while accompanying Afghan troops in southern Afghanistan on Sunday, NPR and military officials said.

Embed quickly turned deadly for NPR team in Afghanistan

Jun 06 2016

LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan The NPR photojournalist and his Afghan colleague killed in Afghanistan on Sunday died on the first day of an embed with local troops, highlighting the risks for reporters in a country where increasing amounts of territory are off-limits.

American journalist, translator killed in Afghanistan

Jun 05 2016

LASHKAR GAH/KABUL, Afghanistan, June 6 A veteran American photojournalist and a translator working for NPR were killed while accompanying Afghan troops in southern Afghanistan on Sunday, NPR and military officials said.

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