International Security Assistance Force

Reconsider international military force pullback from Afghanistan: India

Reconsider international military force pullback from Afghanistan: India

 Within hours after terrorist suicide bombers attacked Afghanistan's Parliament on Monday, India asked the international community to reconsider pulling troops from there because of the worsening security situation.

Jun 23, 2015, 08:35 AM IST

Rocket hits Afghan wedding, at least 15 killed: Officials

A rocket fired during fighting between Afghan forces and insurgents killed at least 15 wedding guests late Wednesday in the southern province of Helmand, officials said, highlighting the continuing conflict after NATO`s combat mission ended.

Jan 01, 2015, 11:23 AM IST

Afghan security on alert as new NATO mission takes over

Afghan security forces were on high alert Wednesday to prevent Taliban attacks marking the end of the year as NATO combat operations close down and a new "train and support" mission takes over.

Dec 31, 2014, 10:06 AM IST

Afghanistan ready to assume security responsibility: Pentagon

Afghan forces will be prepared to assume security responsibility after the complete withdrawal of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) at the end of this month, the Pentagon has said.

Dec 03, 2014, 16:35 PM IST

NATO chief vows Afghan support as combat mission ends

NATO's new chief Jens Stoltenberg pledged Thursday that Afghanistan would not be abandoned when the alliance's combat mission ends next month after 13 years of fighting against resilient Taliban insurgents.

Nov 07, 2014, 00:10 AM IST

Foreign soldier dies in Afghanistan

A soldier of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) died in eastern Afghanistan Sunday, a security official said.

Aug 03, 2014, 13:42 PM IST

Four NATO servicemen killed in Afghanistan: ISAF

At least four NATO servicemen were killed in an attack in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, the International Security Assistance Force said.

Jul 08, 2014, 17:08 PM IST

One dead as ISAF chopper crashes in Afghanistan

A member of the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan has been killed in a helicopter crash in the south of the country, the NATO-led force said in a statement.

May 29, 2014, 12:00 PM IST

US weighs 10,000 troops in Afghanistan, or none

Military leaders have proposed keeping 10,000 troops in Afghanistan after NATO`s combat mission ends in December -- or else pull out all American forces, a US official said today.

Jan 23, 2014, 02:31 AM IST

ISAF soldier dies in Afghanistan

A soldier with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan lost his life to a non-battle related injury Wednesday, a statement of the alliance released here said.

Jan 01, 2014, 17:43 PM IST

`Kabul blast near US embassy was an accident, not a terror act`

The blast reported near the headquarters of International Security Assistance Force in Kabul on Thursday was a result of an accident in Afghan arms depot, report said.

Dec 12, 2013, 12:09 PM IST

Italy begins troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

Italy has started to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan and will leave as few as 1,800 soldiers in the war-torn country by next year, Defence Minister Mario Mauro said.

Oct 18, 2013, 12:06 PM IST

11 militants killed in Afghanistan: ISAF

Eleven militants have been killed in three separate operations in Afghanistan, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said Sunday.

Jun 17, 2013, 10:04 AM IST

`Italy to continue Afghan commitment after 2014`

The new Italian government will continue its participation in the NATO-led International Security Assistance Forces mission in Afghanistan until 2014.

Jun 12, 2013, 20:05 PM IST

19 militants killed in Afghan operations

The raids were conducted in Ghazni, Kapisa, Laghman, Logar, Nangarhar, Paktiya and Wardak provinces.

May 26, 2013, 14:02 PM IST

Five ISAF troops killed in Afghanistan

5 NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) soldiers were killed in Afghanistan`s Kandahar province when bomb struck military vehicle, government official and coalition force confirmed.

May 04, 2013, 23:52 PM IST

War against Afghan`s Taliban being won: NATO

NATO said that the war against the Taliban in Afghanistan is being won, despite reports by other agencies of a sharp upsurge in insurgent attacks this year.

Apr 25, 2013, 13:02 PM IST

Pakistan needs to do more in war against terror: Kayani

Pakistan Army Chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has said that more needs to be done in the fight against terrorism, according to a statement by the ISAF.

Feb 08, 2013, 12:51 PM IST

NATO soldier killed in Afghan blast

A soldier with the NATO-led coalition was killed in a blast in southern Afghanistan, the military alliance said in a statement.

Sep 09, 2012, 21:39 PM IST

Local Taliban commander killed in Kandahar: ISAF

Two Afghan males were injured in the battle and transported to coalition medical facilities for treatment.

Jun 14, 2012, 15:56 PM IST