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Taliban Abandon Attempt to Take Afghan City

Insurgents gave up their bid to take over the capital of the western province of Farah, slipping away in the early-morning darkness without any apparent resistance from government forces......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 16th, 2018

Taliban Abandon Attempt to Take Over Afghan City

Insurgents gave up their bid to take over the capital of the western province of Farah, slipping away in the early-morning darkness without any apparent resistance from government forces......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 16th, 2018

Watch Afghan President"s Speech Interrupted By Missiles Falling In Latest Assassination Attempt

In but the latest sign that an attempted central government-sponsored ceasefire with the Taliban has failed, a massive missile attack which appears to have targeted the Afghan president and cabinet members occurred in the hear.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 21st, 2018

Afghan City Gauges Toll After Taliban Siege

Residents of a strategic Afghan city began emerging hesitantly from their hiding places on Tuesday to assess the human and physical cost from four days of fierce fighting between Taliban insurgents and government forces......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 15th, 2018

Afghan Government Struggles to Oust Taliban From Key City

Afghanistan’s defense chief said Monday the country’s U.S.-backed security forces were struggling to counter a Taliban offensive on a strategic eastern city, a departure after days of rosy assessments about progress in dislodging the insurgents......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 13th, 2018

More than 90 Afghan officers and soldiers reportedly killed as the Taliban threatens to seize control of a key city south of Kabul

Reuters The Taliban has been assaulting the key city of Ghazni near Kabul for three days, and attacked police headquarters and other government buildings on Sunday,.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 12th, 2018

Afghan Troops, Taliban Both Claim Advantage in Major Fighting

Afghan troops and Taliban fighters clashed across the eastern city of Ghazni, as each side claimed the upper hand in the latest major confrontation in the 17-year war......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 11th, 2018

Afghan Forces, Backed by U.S. Firepower, Stave Off Taliban Siege

Taliban fighters had stormed a strategic city in eastern Afghanistan, laying siege to government buildings and security installations, in a show of insurgent strength ahead of an expected cease-fire later this month......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 10th, 2018

Afghan Elections Delayed in Kandahar After Taliban Attack

Less than a day after the assassination of one of Afghanistan’s most powerful anti-Taliban leaders, the Kabul government postponed voting in Kandahar province for this weekend’s crucial parliamentary elections......»»

Category: topSource: wsj17 hr. 20 min. ago

Taliban Kill Afghan Police Chief

One of Afghanistan’s most powerful figures was killed and the top U.S. commander in the country escaped unharmed as bodyguards opened fire following a meeting......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 18th, 2018

U.S. Envoy Meets Taliban In Push for Afghan Peace Talks

Washington’s newly named point man for Afghan peacemaking met Taliban representatives as the Trump administration steps up efforts to cobble together a road map for talks aimed at ending the 17-year war......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 12th, 2018

New Laws Aim to Make Work Hours More Predictable

City and state governments are weighing how employee hours are set in an attempt to give shift workers more predictability and stability......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 27th, 2018

Chefs abandon takeover attempt at the Spotted Pig

Chefs Gabrielle Hamilton and Ashley Merriman are abandoning attempts to take over the West Village’s Spotted Pig from Ken Friedman, who has been accused of sexual misconduct. The married pair said in... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 11th, 2018

Mattis Makes Surprise Stop in Kabul for Talks With New U.S. Commander

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in the Afghan capital in an unannounced visit, amid upheaval in the senior ranks of American and Afghan officials waging the 17-year war against the Taliban and other Islamist militants......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 7th, 2018

China steps up its plans to fight terrorism by training Afghan forces on Chinese soil

Xavier Navarro/U.S. Air Force To help fight the Taliban.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 6th, 2018

Behind the attempt to divorce SORTA from the Cincinnati streetcar

Officials with both the city of Cincinnati and the Southwest Ohio Reg.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 4th, 2018

Moscow Postpones Afghan Peace Talks

Russia’s foreign ministry said Monday that it has postponed a multilateral meeting on peace in Afghanistan after the Afghan government declined an invitation to meet the Taliban in Moscow......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 27th, 2018

Disney wants to end tax incentive deals with Anaheim in an attempt to improve relationship with city

Amid growing animosity between Anaheim and Walt .....»»

Category: topSource: latimesAug 22nd, 2018

Disney calls on Anaheim to end all tax incentive agreements in an attempt to improve relationship with city

Amid growing animosity between Anaheim and Walt Di.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesAug 22nd, 2018

Taliban Rockets Hit Kabul

The Taliban fired rockets toward the presidential palace in Kabul as President Ashraf Ghani was giving his holiday message for the Muslim celebrations of Eid al-Adha, Afghan police say. No injuries were reported......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 21st, 2018

Afghan President Offers Taliban Conditional Three-Month Cease-Fire

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday proposed a conditional three-month cease-fire in the government’s U.S.-backed war against the Taliban......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 19th, 2018