June 22, 2017

‘Mother of all bombs’ kills 36 Islamic State militants, Afghanistan officials say

Afghanistan officials said 36 Islamic State militants were killed when the U.S. dropped the “mother of all bombs” on a tunnel complex Thursday. The Afghanistan Ministry of Defense added in a statement Friday that there were no civilian casualties and that several Islamic State caves and ammunition caches were destroyed. The GBU-43B, a 21,000-pound conventional […]

Why the US dropped the ‘mother of all bombs’ in Afghanistan.

The U.S. military dropped a massive non-nuclear bomb on ISIS targets in Afghanistan Thursday – using the weapon for the first time ever partly to send the enemy a message, according to a U.S. Central Command spokesman. Operation Resolute Support dropped a GBU-43 Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb (MOAB) on “a huge beehive” of ISIS tunnels […]

BREAKING: US drops largest non-nuclear bomb on IS target in Afghanistan.

A GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast weapon on display outside the Air Force Armament Museum, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida (Wikipedia/Fl295/public domain) In first combat use of weapon, 11-ton ‘Mother Of All Bombs’ used in strike on jihadist cave complex The Pentagon said Thursday US forces in Afghanistan dropped the military’s largest non-nuclear bomb on […]

Woman Beheaded By Taliban In Afghanistan For Leaving Her House Without Her Husband

A 30 year old woman was beheaded on Monday in Afghanistan by several members of the Taliban. Zabiullah Amani, the spokesman for the Provincial Governor said the woman was beheaded for leaving her house to visit the city without her husband, because he was in Iran. In Afghanistan, there is widespread support for Shariah law, which deems women […]

BREAKING: 4 Americans killed in suicide bombing at US base in Afghanistan

Afghanistan’s National Army soldiers guard blocking the main road to the Bagram Airfield’s main gate after a suicide bombing attack Saturday  (AP Photos/Massoud Hossaini) Four Americans were killed Saturday in an attack at a U.S. airfield in Afghanistan carried out by a suicide bomber. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said the explosion inside Bagram Airfield took […]

6 NATO soldiers killed in Afghanistan suicide attack were Americans

Six American troops were killed Monday in a suicide car bombing near the largest U.S. military base in Afghanistan, officials said. Taliban insurgents claimed responsibility for the bombing near Bagram Airfield in northern Afghanistan, saying in a statement that their target was a joint Afghan-NATO security patrol. “We’re deeply saddened by this loss,” U.S. Army […]

A message to President Obama: Iran Involvement Killed 500 US Troops In Iraq And Afghanistan

Intelligence estimates place the number of U.S. troops killed as a result of Iranian support for militants in Iraq at approximately 500, though the amount, many suspect, is much higher. Iranian involvement behind the scenes dates back to President George W. Bush’s decision to ship thousands of troops to Iraq, Military Times reports. The idea […]

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