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Posted on: Jul 20, 2014, Source: The Independent

A bloody assault on town of Shuja’iya was motivated by revenge for the deaths of 13 soldiers.

Posted on: Nov 2, 2009, Source: Independent UK

The much-anticipated runoff vote in Afghanistan has become a one-horse race for President Hamid Karzai.

Posted on: Oct 22, 2009, Source: Independent UK

Abu Yousif fled Iraq after his life was threatened over his work for a U.S.-employed firm. "Working for foreigners made you a target, but I needed the money to feed my family."

Posted on: Dec 10, 2008, Source: Independent UK

Next stop for the U.K. military equipment and some troops: Afghanistan.

Posted on: Nov 20, 2008, Source: Independent UK

A groundbreaking study has found that pills given to U.S. and British troops to counter nerve gas is one of the causes of Gulf War Syndrome.

Posted on: Oct 22, 2008, Source: Independent UK

Sayed Pervez Kambaksh was sentenced to death for downloading information on women's rights. He still faces 20 years in prison.

Posted on: Oct 3, 2008, Source: Independent UK

Of five prominent Afghani women interviewed three years ago by <i>The Independent</i>, three are dead and a fourth has had to flee.

Posted on: Aug 10, 2008, Source: Independent UK

Georgia's appeal for a ceasefire seemed to have fallen on deaf ears on Sunday as Russian jets bombed Tbilisi for the first time.

Posted on: Jun 19, 2008, Source: Independent UK

The world community, especially the West, is erecting fresh obstacles to prevent Iraqi refugees from settling across its borders.

Posted on: May 19, 2008, Source: Independent UK

Pervez Kambaksh, 24, was allegedly convicted and sentenced to death in a closed-door, four-minute trial in which he was denied legal representation.

Posted on: Feb 6, 2008, Source: The Independent UK

The campaign to save Sayed Pervez Kambaksh has now attracted more than 63,000 signatures -- and the pressure is working.

Posted on: Jan 31, 2008, Source: The Independent UK

Six years after "liberation," civil rights are getting worse in Afghanistan.

Posted on: Sep 25, 2007, Source: Independent UK

Just one more reason that proves they don't hate us for our 'freedom.'

Posted on: Sep 24, 2007, Source: Independent UK

In Baghdad, the focus of US military action, there are a million displaced people in a population of four million.

Posted on: Feb 28, 2007, Source: The Independent UK

It's official: A new report shows that the U.S. has made the world more dangerous -- not just for Americans, but for everyone.