Gulf Times - Nangarhar
Two US troops killed by Afghan soldier in Nangarhar attack

Two US troops killed by Afghan soldier in Nangarhar attack

Two American troops were killed and six others wounded by an Afghan soldier armed with a machine gun, the US military confirmed Sunday.

IS fighters hid among Afghan pine nut harvesters during US drone strike

IS fighters hid among Afghan pine nut harvesters during US drone strike

A senior US defence official in Afghanistan's capital city Kabul on Friday said Islamic State fighters were hiding among pine nut harvesters when a US drone strike in eastern Afghanistan killed at least 32 people.

Suicide bomber kills five at wedding party in eastern Afghanistan

Suicide bomber kills five at wedding party in eastern Afghanistan

A suicide bomber on foot targeted a wedding party in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar on Friday, killing at least five people and injuring 40, local officials said.

At least 10 killed in Afghan attack, fighting over

At least 10 killed in Afghan attack, fighting over

Ten others were wounded in the second attack in Jalalabad city in as many days, Nangarhar provincial governor spokesman Attaullah Khogyani said.

Afghan Taliban say ceasefire will not be extended

Afghan Taliban say ceasefire will not be extended

The first formal, nationwide ceasefire since the 2001 US invasion had been met with jubilation across the country.

Death toll in eastern Afghanistan suicide bombing climbs to 36

Death toll in eastern Afghanistan suicide bombing climbs to 36

The death toll in a suicide bombing claimed by Islamic State during a ceasefire celebration in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province has climbed to 36, an official said on Sunday.

IS says behind Afghanistan car bombing which kills 26 during Eid

IS says behind Afghanistan car bombing which kills 26 during Eid

A car bomb killed at least 26 people at a gathering of Taliban and Afghan armed forces in the eastern city of Nangarhar on Saturday, an official said, as soldiers and militants celebrated an unprecedented Eid ceasefire.

Nine civilians killed in eastern Afghan province

Nine civilians killed in eastern Afghan province

The incident underlines the daily risks facing Afghan civilians as fighting has intensified since the Taliban launched its annual spring offensive last month.

US 'launches' Afghan airstrike after apparent insider attack

US 'launches' Afghan airstrike after apparent insider attack

The incident occurred on Thursday as US soldiers were patrolling in the Islamic State-stronghold of Achin in Nangarhar province, according to Hakim Khan, a commander of the government militia involved in the incident.

US service member killed, four injured in Afghanistan

US service member killed, four injured in Afghanistan

One US service member was killed and four others injured during a "combat engagement" in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar, the US military said in a statement on Tuesday.

Suicide attack kills at least eight in Afghanistan's east: officials

Suicide attack kills at least eight in Afghanistan's east: officials

A suicide bomber struck at a crowd of people in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar on Thursday killing at least eight, officials said, in an attack that underscored worsening security.

Senior IS commanders killed in Afghanistan air strike

Senior IS commanders killed in Afghanistan air strike

Several senior members of Islamic State's central Asian affiliate were killed in a US air strike in Afghanistan, officials said on Sunday.