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Pakistani Girl Shot by Taliban Communicating, Standing Up

Pakistani Girl Shot by Taliban Communicating, Standing Up

ABC News(BIRMINGHAM, England) — The 15-year-old Pakistani girl, who was targeted and nearly killed by the Taliban last week for supporting education for girls, has stood up for the first time since the shooting.Dr. Dave Rosser of Queen Elizabeth Hospi…

Malala Yousufzai Shooting: $1M Bounty Placed on Taliban Spokesman

Malala Yousufzai Shooting: $1M Bounty Placed on Taliban Spokesman

Veronique de Viguerie/Getty Images(ISLAMABAD) — While a 14-year-old Pakistani girl is responding to treatment for her gunshot wounds at a British hospital, a leading politician at home upped the ante to find those responsible for the attempted assassi…

Pakistani Girl Nearly Killed by Taliban ‘Stable’ After First Night in UK

Pakistani Girl Nearly Killed by Taliban ‘Stable’ After First Night in UK

Veronique de Viguerie/Getty Images(BIRMINGHAM, England) — The 14-year-old Pakistani girl who was targeted and nearly killed by the Taliban for supporting education for girls has made some progress after her first night in a British hospital.Malala You…

UPDATE: Pakistani Girl Nearly Killed by Taliban Arrives at UK Hospital for Treatment

UPDATE: Pakistani Girl Nearly Killed by Taliban Arrives at UK Hospital for Treatment

Veronique de Viguerie/Getty Images(LONDON) — Malala Yousufzai, the 14-year-old Pakistani girl who was targeted and nearly killed by the Taliban for supporting education for girls, has been flown to a hospital in Birmingham, England, for medical treatm…

Pakistani Girl Nearly Killed by Taliban Rushed to UK for Treatment

Pakistani Girl Nearly Killed by Taliban Rushed to UK for Treatment

Veronique de Viguerie/Getty Images(ISLAMABAD) — The 14-year-old Pakistani girl who was targeted and nearly killed by the Taliban for supporting education for girls has been flown to the United Kingdom for medical treatment.Malala Yousufzai was transpo…

Madonna Dedicates Concert to Girl Shot by the Taliban

Madonna Dedicates Concert to Girl Shot by the Taliban

Jamie McCarthy/WireImage/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Madonna hasn’t been shy during her current tour about speaking out on issues that concern her, and her Wednesday show in Los Angeles was no different.  According to The Hollywood Reporter, the …

Pakistani Rights Activist, 14, Shot by Taliban

Pakistani Rights Activist, 14, Shot by Taliban

Ingram Publishing/Thinkstock(ISLAMABAD) — In an attack drawing widespread condemnation, a lone Taliban gunman Tuesday approached a crowded school bus in Pakistan’s once-volatile Swat region and opened fire. His target: A 14-year-old girl who’d campaig…

Suicide Attack Kills Three NATO Troops in Afghanistan

Suicide Attack Kills Three NATO Troops in Afghanistan

ABC News(KABUL, Afghanistan) – Another suicide attack in Afghanistan has claimed the lives of three more NATO troops Monday. The attack comes just a day after the 2,000th American casualty of the war in Afghanistan. The insurgent crashed a motorc…

Suicide Attack Kills Three NATO Troops in Afghanistan

Suicide Attack Kills Three NATO Troops in Afghanistan

ABC News(KABUL, Afghanistan) – Another suicide attack in Afghanistan has claimed the lives of three more NATO troops Monday. The attack comes just a day after the 2,000th American casualty of the war in Afghanistan. The insurgent crashed a motorc…

Taliban Releases Video of Preparation and Assault on Camp Bastion

Taliban Releases Video of Preparation and Assault on Camp Bastion

JOHN STILLWELL/AFP/Getty Images(KABUL, Afghanistan) — The Taliban has released a video that shows the preparations and the actual attack on a British-run military base in Afghanistan that left two U.S. Marines dead and six fighter jets demolished.Whil…

Criminal Charges for Marines in Taliban Urination Video

Criminal Charges for Marines in Taliban Urination Video

The video appears to show four men in uniform looking around before urinating on three dead bodies. (http://apacheclips.com)(WASHINGTON) — Two U.S. Marines have become the first to be criminally charged for allegedly urinating on the corpses of Taliba…

Four US Troops Killed in Afghan Inside Attack; 8 Coalition Troops Killed in 3 Days

Four US Troops Killed in Afghan Inside Attack; 8 Coalition Troops Killed in 3 Days

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Four American service members were killed by an Afghan policeman early Sunday, the third attack on coalition forces in three days, bringing the death toll in the recent violence to eight.
The attacks — two “green on blue” inciden…

Taliban Kill 2 US Marines at US-British Base in Afghanistan; Prince Harry Safe

Taliban Kill 2 US Marines at US-British Base in Afghanistan; Prince Harry Safe

JOHN STILLWELL/AFP/GettyImages(HELMAND, Afghanistan) — Taliban fighters Friday launched a complex and sustained attack on the large U.S.-British military base in Southern Afghanistan where Britain’s Prince Harry is based, killing two U.S. Marines and …

Taliban Threatens to Kill Prince Harry

Taliban Threatens to Kill Prince Harry

Sgt Russ Nolan RLC/MoD via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A Taliban spokesman said Monday that the terror group would use “all our strength” to kidnap or kill the U.K’s Prince Harry, who has just begun serving a four-month tour of duty as a chopper pilot in…

NATO Helicopter Crashes in Afghanistan; Two Troops Dead

NATO Helicopter Crashes in Afghanistan; Two Troops Dead

Tim Hawley/Getty Images(KABUL, Afghanistan) — Two troops were killed Wednesday when a NATO helicopter crashed in eastern Afghanistan, the third time in 10 days that a coalition chopper has come down.The International Security and Assistance Force (ISA…

American Taliban John Walker Lindh Challenges Prison Prayer Policies in Court

American Taliban John Walker Lindh Challenges Prison Prayer Policies in Court

TARIQ MAHMOOD/AFP/Getty Images(TERRE HAUTE, Ind.) — John Walker Lindh, dubbed the American Taliban when he was captured at the beginning of the Afghan war, is suing prison officials for the right to pray five times a day with fellow Islamic inmates. L…

Taliban Behead 17 for Singing and Dancing in Afghanistan

Taliban Behead 17 for Singing and Dancing in Afghanistan

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(KABUL, Afghanistan) — The Taliban beheaded 17 people for attending a mixed-gender party where there was music and dancing, Afghan officials reported on Monday.The decapitated bodies were abandoned at a roadside in southern Afgha…

Pakistani Taliban Commander Killed in Drone Strike in Afghanistan

Pakistani Taliban Commander Killed in Drone Strike in Afghanistan

ABC News(ISLAMABAD, Pakistan) — A NATO airstrike in Afghanistan has killed a senior commander of the Pakistani Taliban believed to be responsible for moving weapons and fighters across the porous Pakistan-Afghanistan border.Mullah Dadullah’…

Top Taliban Leader Killed in an Airstrike

Top Taliban Leader Killed in an Airstrike

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(LONDON) — Afghan and coalition officials have confirmed that the leader of the Pakistani Taliban has been killed in a precision airstrike in Afghanistan.Mullah Dadullah, also known as Jamal, was the leader of the Pakistani Talib…

US and Afghanistan Differ on Reasons for ‘Insider’ Attacks

US and Afghanistan Differ on Reasons for ‘Insider’ Attacks

ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images(KABUL, Afghanistan) — The Pentagon doesn’t know what to make of allegations by Afghan officials that foreign intelligence services are primarily responsible for a recent spike in “insider” attacks that left 10 U.S. tro…

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