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23 Rockets Slam Into Kabul, Killing 8, As Pompeo Negotiates With Taliban In Qatar

23 Rockets Slam Into Kabul, Killing 8, As Pompeo Negotiates With Taliban In Qatar.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytNov 21st, 2020

Pompeo Makes Unannounced Visit to Afghanistan

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Kabul as the Trump administration sought to fuel momentum toward talks with the Taliban following last month’s cease-fire......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 9th, 2018

An Optimistic Pompeo, in Kabul, Urges Talks With Taliban

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in the Afghan capital, said the prospect for talks between the government and Taliban militants was brighter thanks to the Trump administration’s strategy......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 9th, 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

Ethics watchdogs slam Mike Pompeo for using a State Department-paid trip to Jerusalem to film his unprecedented Republican convention speech

Tuan Mark/Getty Images In an unprecedented and widely condemned move, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will appear at the Republican National Convention on Tuesday during an official taxpayer-funded trip to t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 25th, 2020

Rockets Slam Into US Embassy Compound In Baghdad Late Night Attack

Rockets Slam In.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJun 10th, 2020

Another Wave Of Rockets Slam Into Camp Taji, Wounding 3 US Troops

Another Wave Of Rockets Slam Into Camp Taji, Wounding 3 US Troops A US airbase just north of the Iraqi capital has come under more major rocket fire a mere days after an .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 14th, 2020

US signs historic deal with Taliban that could bring an end to America"s war in Afghanistan

The US and the Taliban signed a conditional peace agreement in Doha, Qatar on Saturday that could see the st.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 29th, 2020

Senate Dems Slam Pompeo"s "Insulting & Contemptuous" Comments About NPR Reporter

Senate Dems Slam Pompeo's "Insulting & Contemptuous" Comments About NPR Reporter A group of five Senate Democrats - including one who was nearly jailed for corruption - have written a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo condemn.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 26th, 2020

Mike Pompeo admitted he didn"t "know precisely when" and where Iran was planning attacks used to justify killing Soleimani

AP Photo/Alex Brandon Secretary of State Mike Pompeo admitted that th.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 10th, 2020

Futures slip as Iran"s attack on U.S. forces heightens Middle East tensions

U.S. stock index futures fell early on Wednesday as investors scurried to safe-haven assets after Iran fired rockets at U.S.-led forces in Iraq in response to the killing of a top Iranian commander, sparking fears of a wider war in the Middle East......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 8th, 2020

"The Europeans Haven"t Been Helpful" - Pompeo Slams Allies As Not Sufficiently Supportive After Suleimani Killing

"The Europeans Haven't Been Helpful" - Pompeo Slams Allies As Not Sufficiently Supportive After Suleimani Killing .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 5th, 2020

Mike Pompeo claims strike killing Iranian general was a "collective decision" despite report saying leaders were "stunned" by Trump"s choice

Joe Raedle / Getty Images Mike Pompeo backed Trump over the death of Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani in an interview on CBS News' Face The Nation on Sunday with host Margaret Brennan. Pompeo told Brennan that it was a ".....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 5th, 2020

UN Report Shows US Forces Kill More Afghan Civilians Than ISIS & Taliban...Combined

Authored by Matt Agorist via TheFreeThoughtProject.com, The war in Afghanistan has reached new levels of insanity as a UN report shows US forces are killing more civilians than ISIS and Taliban combined. For the last several decades, the US .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 6th, 2019

"Saddam & Bin Laden Ties" Redux: Pompeo Blamed Iran For Taliban Suicide Bombing

The American public might now be sensing the sadly all too familiar Washington war machine grinding into motion. We're already well past the phase of "If X happens, blame en.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 17th, 2019

Taliban Appears To Be Winning Against US-backed Kabul, Finds Pentagon Watchdog

It sh.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 1st, 2019

Kabul Suicide Bomber Targets Voter-Registration Center

A suicide bomber targeted a voter-registration center in Afghanistan’s capital city on Sunday morning, killing at least 31 people and wounding at least 55 others......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 22nd, 2018

At least 31 killed in suicide bombing at voter registration center in Afghanistan

AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini A suicide bomb shook the capital city of Kabul, Afghanistan on Sunday, killing at least 31 people a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 22nd, 2018

Deadly Blasts Hit Kabul

Two suicide bombers, one on a motorcycle and the other disguised as a photographer, carried out nearly simultaneous attacks in the heavily fortified heart of the Afghan capital, killing at least 21 people......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 30th, 2018

Kabul Attack: ISIS double blasts kill 8 journalists, 11 children; updates

Kabul attack: A suicide bomber in a vehicle attacked foreign military forces in the southern province of Kandahar, killing 11 children.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 30th, 2018

Kabul Attack: ISIS kills 8 journalists, 11 students, 20 others; 10 updates

Kabul attack: A suicide bomber in a vehicle attacked foreign military forces in the southern province of Kandahar, killing 11 children.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 30th, 2018