Afghanistan

The US military has dropped an enormous bomb in Afghanistan, according to four US military officials with direct knowledge of the mission. A GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb, nicknamed MOAB, was dropped at 7 p.m. local time Thursday, the sources said. The MOAB is also known as the “mother of all bombs.” A MOAB […]

Huffington Post: “Horrifying video has emerged purportedly showing the crash of a U.S. cargo plane in Afghanistan on Monday. Scroll down for video – some readers may find this content disturbing. The video, which appears to have been shot by a vehicle’s dashboard camera, shows the National Airlines Boeing 747 taking off from the Bagram […]

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has reacted to recent news and reports of a wounded American soldier crediting one of his songs for helping him battle a near-death experience in Afghanistan Some content was stripped by our security filters, but is should be possible for one of your Editors to embed the content for you. Some content was […]

KABUL, Afghanistan — In the deadliest day for American forces in the nearly decade-long war in Afghanistan, insurgents shot down a Chinook transport helicopter on Saturday, killing 30 Americans, including some Navy Seal commandos from the unit that killed Osama bin Laden, as well as 8 Afghans, American and Afghan officials said. The helicopter, on […]