Afghan Military Faces Surge in Roadside Bombs It had been planted not just to kill ... or improvised explosive devices. "Fighting them face-to-face is not a problem for us; our weakness is mines, we have some weakness countering mines," Jan said. After 12 years of war, roadside bombs are the No ... 10/3/2013 - 7:22 am | View Link
Roadside bombs deliver message to Afghan troops In this Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013 photo, Afghan army soldier Ali Raza, 30, uses an x-ray machine during an IED, or improvised explosive device, defusing training exercise in Jalalabad east of Kabul, Afghanistan. After 12 years of war, roadside bombs are the ... 08/26/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Afghan Taliban kill 4 police in checkpoint attacks The U.S.-led military coalition ends its mission next year ... 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the U.S. The Taliban have littered many of the country's roads with improvised bombs that often kill civilians instead of security forces. An explosion from ... 06/2/2013 - 3:44 am | View Link
Afghan improvised bombs kill fewer U.S.-led troops WASHINGTON – U.S.-led troop deaths from makeshift bombs in Afghanistan are dropping sharply even though the number of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) planted by insurgents are near record levels, Pentagon data show. Now, less than half of troop ... 06/26/2012 - 7:16 pm | View Link
UN: Afghan civilian death toll up 15 percent "Suicide attacks this year have become more complex, often using multiple bombers in spectacular attacks that kill many Afghan civilians," the report said. Airstrikes conducted by the U.S.-led coalition ... and roadside bombs, also called improvised ... 07/13/2011 - 3:14 pm | View Link
The Prophecy This is the Prophecy: For the prophecy is what is intended to be, "and when you become restless, you will break the yoke from his neck". (Genesis 27:40) For this is ... 08/22/2016 - 2:21 pm | View Website
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Taliban insurgency Taliban insurgency; Part of the War in Afghanistan (2015–present), War in Afghanistan (2001–14), Civil war in Afghanistan: Map of the situation in Afghanistan. 08/22/2016 - 12:02 am | View Website
End The War in Iraq more soldiers A U.S. soldier walks past a bullet-riddled wall after an attack at the compound of the governor of Parwan province August 14, 2011.Taliban ... 08/21/2016 - 10:36 pm | View Website
Iran’s comeback as a crude-oil exporter appears to have stalled seven months after Western sanctions over its nuclear program were lifted, casting fresh uncertainty over its willingness to cooperate with other producers on output.
ABC News spoke to French Muslims who expressed frustration over the ban on burkinis, full-body swimsuits worn by Muslim women for religious reasons. Fifteen French towns have already placed bans on burkinis.