Tag Archives | Insurgent

Hundreds in Fallujah burn U.S. flag to celebrate troops pulling out of Iraq

December 14, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Hundreds in Fallujah burn U.S. flag to celebrate troops pulling out of Iraq [Right, but Blackwater terrorists remain, en masse. That issue needs to be addressed.] 14 Dec 2011 Hundreds of Iraqis set alight U.S. and Israeli flags on Wednesday as they celebrated the impending pullout of American forces […]

Nato braces for reprisals after deadly air strike on Pakistan border post

Nato forces in Afghanistan were braced on Sunday for possible reprisals from Pakistani-backed insurgents following the coalition air strike along the border that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers. Senior officers from the Nato-led International Security Assistance Force (Isaf), were scrambling to resume contacts with their Pakistani counterparts in the hopes of setting up a joint investigation […]

Taliban Claims to Have Afghan Jirga Security Plans

The Taliban is claiming it has a copy of the top-secret security arrangements for this week’s traditional assembly, or loya jirga, in the Afghan capital. Some 2,000 tribal elders and community leaders are gathering in Kabul to discuss the way forward in Afghanistan.  The Taliban posted what it claimed to be the security arrangements for […]

Kabul suicide bomber kills thirteen Americans

US forces in Afghanistan have suffered their deadliest insurgent attack in months after a car bomb filled with explosives rammed into the side of an armoured bus shuttling troops between Nato bases in Kabul. The International Security Assistance Force (Isaf) initially said 13 of their troops died in the attack but, after further identification, it […]

Kenyan Sentenced to Life in Prison for Grenade Attacks

A Kenyan man who pleaded guilty to a grenade attack earlier this week in Nairobi has been given life in prison, while Somali insurgent group al-Shabab continues to threaten more violence across Kenya in retaliation for its offensive into Somalia. Elgiva Bwire Oliacha confessed to being a member of al-Shabab, and admitted his role in […]

77 Americans wounded in Afghan truck bombing

September 11, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis 77 Americans wounded in Afghan truck bombing –Insurgent movement stressed it had no role in Sept. 11 attacks 11 Sep 2011 Nearly 80 American soldiers were wounded and five Afghans civilians were killed in a Taliban truck bombing targeting an American base in eastern Afghanistan, NATO said Sunday, a stark […]