May 25th, 2010
09:43 AM ET

Civilians or fighters? Debate lingers over deaths at housing compound

KUSHKAK, Nangarhar — Friends and family in the Kushkak village of Afghanistan's Nangarhar province pray for those who died.

Nine people were killed in a joint NATO-Afghan operation on May 13. The family says they were innocent civilians and it is a case of mistaken identity. The U.S. military does not agree. FULL POST

May 25th, 2010
08:38 AM ET

Al Qaeda member, others killed in gun fight

KABUL, Afghanistan (CNN) - Afghan and international troops killed several people in a gun battle on Tuesday morning in eastern Afghanistan, the NATO-led command said. FULL POST

Post by:
Filed under: al Qaeda • Daily Developments
May 25th, 2010
08:19 AM ET

3 Americans among dead in Afghan plane crash

Three Americans were among the 44 people killed when a plane crashed in a mountainous region of Afghanistan last week, Afghanistan's Defense Ministry said on Tuesday.

The three were among 15 non-Afghans on the Pamir Airways plane, which crashed May 17 en route from Kunduz to Kabul. FULL POST

Filed under: Daily Developments