Monthly Archives: "January 2013"

The attack took place Friday in the Tagab district of Eastern Kapisa province and the target was a NATO supply convoy that, according to the Afghan police, suffered no damage. But 5 civilians were killed...

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The suicide attack took place in the city of Kunduz where a bomber riding a motorcycle detonated himself near a big city junction. The bomb exploded near a group of police officers mentioned Sayed Sarwar...

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The Syrian National Coalition (SNC) failed to agree upon forming a transitional government as an alternative to the Assad regime. This is seen by analysts as a major pull-back to the fight against the Syrian...

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In the last week, more than 100 killings were reported in the city of Homs by the Britain-based monitoring group. Responsible for these killings seem to be the army forces or the militias loyal to...

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Two explosions took place on Tuesday at the Aleppo University in which at least 15 people were killed and many more wounded. Aleppo is divided in two as the fight between the rebels and the...

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The US president Barack Obama held a joint press conference with his counterpart Hamid Karzai on Friday when he announced that after the end of 2014 the US troops stationed in the country will have...

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Syria is now mired in an armed conflict between forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad and rebel fighters opposed to his rule. Since major unrest began in March 2011, various reports suggest that between 40,000...

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The influential Taliban commander, Maulvi Nazir Wazir, has been killed this Wednesday by a drone strike alongside somewhere between five or eight others. The strike took place near a large town in South Waziristan, a...

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UK Prime Minister David Cameron announced last month that about 3.800 troops are to be retreated from Afghanistan in 2013. It seems that the decision was made after a long video call with the US...

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Syria, or the Syrian Arab Republic, is a country situated in Asia, in the South-western part of the continent. It is part of the area known as the Middle East or the Near East. Syria...

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