More than 11,000 explosive devices were located and destroyed in a UAE-based humanitarian project to end mine threats to civilians in Afghanistan’s Kandahar Province.
The two-year, $25 million Emirates Mine Clearance Project
US officials warned on Monday of possible reprisal attacks after 16 Afghan villagers, mostly children and women, were killed in a likely "rogue" shooting by a US soldier that weakens the West's tenuous grip on a decade-old war. &n
Insurgents tunnelled into the main jail in Afghanistan's volatile Kandahar province on Monday, freeing hundreds of prisoners, including many Taliban commanders, a serious setback for US forces who hope to start withdrawing in coming months.