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US Drops Largest Non-Nuclear Bomb In Afghanistan

AFGHANISTAN — The US military has dropped an enormous bomb in Afghanistan, according to four US military officials with direct knowledge of the mission. Read more

DEA: 20 Tons of Heroin Found In Afghanistan, Possibly The Largest Heroin Seizure In History

A joint U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, American Special Forces and Afghan counternarcotics operation in October resulted in an eye-popping seizure of 20 tons of drugs, which officials said was the “largest known seizure of heroin in Afghanistan, if not the world.” Read more

Suicide Attack Kills At Least 4 Americans At Bagram Airfield In Afghanistan

Four Americans were killed Saturday in an attack at a U.S. airfield in Afghanistan carried out by a suicide bomber. Read more

American University of Afghanistan Reportedly Under Attack

Explosions and gunfire rang out at American University of Afghanistan in Kabul on Wednesday in what a police commander described as “a complex attack.” Read more

NYPD Detective Among 6 American Troops Killed In Afghanistan

A New York City police detective who also served in the Air National Guard was identified Monday as one of six U.S. soldiers killed in a suicide attack in Afghanistan. Read more

6 US Troops Killed In Afghanistan Suicide Bombing

A suicide bombing near Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan killed six U.S. troops and wounded two other Americans and an interpreter, a senior U.S. defense official confirms to Fox News. Read more

War Crime: CIA Analysts Knew Afghan Site Was A Hospital

WASHINGTON — American special operations analysts were gathering intelligence on an Afghan hospital days before it was destroyed by a U.S. military attack because they believed it was being used by a Pakistani operative to coordinate Taliban activity, The Associated Press has learned. Read more

US Airstrike In Afghanistan Kills At Least 19 People

KABUL—A U.S. airstrike in the Afghan city of Kunduz killed at least 19 people at a hospital run by international medical-aid organization Doctors Without Borders early Saturday, prompting condemnation from humanitarian groups and the United Nations. Read more

Afghanistan Examining Claim Taliban Leader Mullah Omar Died

An Afghan official said Wednesday his government is examining claims that reclusive Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar is dead. The Taliban could not be immediately reached on the government’s comments about Omar, who has been declared dead many times before. Read more

NYT: Afghanistan Gave CIA Money To Al-Qaida For Diplomat’s Ransom

About $1 million provided by the CIA to a secret Afghan government fund ended up in the hands of Al-Qaida in 2010 when it was used to pay a ransom for an Afghan diplomat, the New York Times reported on Saturday. Read more