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# isaf - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Irish troops in Afghanistan are coming home

A decision has yet to be made on any further deployment.

# isaf - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Suicide bomber kills three NATO soldiers near US embassy in Afghanistan

NATO hasn’t yet released the nationalities of the victims.

# isaf - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Support for top US commander amid continuing Petraeus sex scandal

The top commander in Afghanistan, John Allen, has received the backing of US President Barack Obama, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Defence Secretary Leon Panetta.

# isaf - Monday 2 July, 2012

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The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

# isaf - Monday 11 June, 2012

NATO to limit airstrikes on Afghan homes

A spokesperson for the military alliance says that airstrikes will not be used on civilian dwellings unless it’s a matter of ‘self-defence for troops on the ground’.

# isaf - Saturday 2 June, 2012

NATO rescues four aid workers in 'breathtaking' Afghanistan operation

The British led operation took place in the early hours of this morning in Badakhshan province.

# isaf - Monday 26 March, 2012

'Unborn child is the 17th victim' of Afghan shooting spree

Meanwhile, the wife of the accused soldier Robert Bales has given an interview to US television.

# isaf - Friday 23 March, 2012

Video: Investigation into dramatic Afghan helicopter crash Afghanistan This post contains videos

Video: Investigation into dramatic Afghan helicopter crash

The ISAF aircraft struck the snow-covered ground, narrowly missing people on the ground.

# isaf - Friday 16 March, 2012

Turkish soldiers killed after helicopter crashes into building Helicopter Crash This post contains videos

Turkish soldiers killed after helicopter crashes into building

Two girls and 12 soldiers were killed in this morning’s crash.

# isaf - Thursday 15 March, 2012

Afghan president demands pull out as Taliban suspends talks with US

The latest developments come amid anger over the US’s decision to fly a soldier suspected of killing 16 civilians over the weekend to Kuwait last night when officials demanded he be tried in Afghanistan.