19 killed, several hostages taken as Taliban terror group attacks airport in Afghanistan

At least 19 people have been killed and several hostages held as heavy fighting continues at the airport in the Afghan city of Kandahar, officials say. The Taliban said it carried out the attack at the heavily fortified airport on Tuesday evening. They are holding hostages in homes and at a school. Officials said the… Read More 19 killed, several hostages taken as Taliban terror group attacks airport in Afghanistan

Several hostages rescued as US-Iraq forces conduct raid in Iraq

About 70 hostages, including more than 20 members of the Iraqi Security Forces, were liberated in the operation, which involved U.S. special operations troops as well as Kurdish and Iraqi forces, U.S. officials said. An American was killed in an operation involving the U.S. military to rescue dozens of hostages who “faced imminent mass execution”… Read More Several hostages rescued as US-Iraq forces conduct raid in Iraq