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Feb 26, 2012

2 Americans Killed in Kabul, Afghanistan, Feb 26, 2012


2 US officers killed inside ministry in Afghanistan
AZ Central.com
by Rahim Faiez - Feb. 26, 2012 12:34 AM AP KABUL, Afghanistan - A gunman killed two American military advisers with shots to the back of the head Saturday inside a heavily guarded ministry building, and NATO ordered military workers out of Afghan ...
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Afghans lob grenades at US base, clash with police
Boston.com
(AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq) By Rahim Faiez and Heidi Vogt Associated Press / February 26, 2012 KABUL, Afghanistan—Protesters angry over Quran burnings by Americantroops lobbed grenades at a US base in northern Afghanistan and clashed with police and ...
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Boston.com
American officers killed in Afghan Interior Ministry
Stabroek News
By Stabroek staff | 0 Comments | World News | Sunday, February 26,2012 KABUL (Reuters) – Two American officers were shot dead at close range in Afghanistan's Interior Ministry yesterday, a US official said, as rage gripped the country for a fifth day ...
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2 killed in Quran protest in northern Afghanistan
U-T San Diego
Afghan President Hamid Karzai gestures toward a journalist, not pictured, at the end of his press conference at the presidential palace inKabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012. Afghanistan's president renewed his calls for calm Sunday in a ...
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2 killed in Quran protest in northern Afghanistan
The Olympian
By RAHIM FAIEZ and HEIDI VOGT | AP • Published February 26, 2012 KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghan officials say at least two demonstrators have been killed in northern Afghanistan as protests over last week's burning of Qurans turned violent.
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Afghans lob grenades at US base, clash with police
The Seattle Times
(February 26, 2012, by phantomwriter) MORE Severian makes an interesting point over on another thread: 2 years ago the Taliban... (February 26, 2012, by deyeah23) MORE Protesters angry over Quran burnings by American troops lobbed grenades at a US base ...
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Afghans hunt for killers of US officers
CBS News
Last month, France suspended its training program and threatened to withdraw its forces from Afghanistan a year ahead of schedule after an Afghan soldier shot and killed four French soldiers on a base in the east by datagod February 26, 2012 2:16 PM ...
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U.S. colonel, major killed inside Afghan Interior Ministry
Ottawa Citizen
By Hamid Shalizi And Amie Ferris-Rotman, Reuters February 26, 2012Two American officers were shot dead at close range in Afghanistan's Interior Ministry on Saturday, a US official said, as rage gripped the country for a fifth day over the burning of ...
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US says it's steadfast in rebuilding Afghanistan
Atlanta Journal Constitution
(AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq) Afghan President Hamid Karzai speaks during a press conference at the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012. Afghanistan's president renewed his calls for calm on Sunday in a televised address to the ...
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Atlanta Journal Constitution
International Military Personnel Recalled from Afghan Ministries
Voice of America
February 26, 2012 International Military Personnel Recalled from Afghan Ministries Brian Padden All international military personnel working in Afghan government offices were recalled after a gunman killed twoAmerican military advisers Saturday inside ...
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U.S. shouldn't speed up Afghanistan pull out, ambassador says
San Francisco Examiner
A supporter of the Human Rights Network group burns US flags during an anti-American rally in Karachi February 26,2012. About 20 supporters gathered to protest and condemn the burning of copies of the Koran at NATO's main base in Afghanistan on ...
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San Francisco Examiner
Afghanistan Hunts for Suspect in Kabul Killings, Karzai Calls for Calm
Voice of America
February 26, 2012 Afghanistan Hunts for Suspect in Kabul Killings, Karzai Calls for Calm VOA News Afghan authorities said Sunday they are looking for an Afghan intelligence official they believe may be responsible for shooting dead two US officers at ...
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Gunman kills two US advisers in Kabul
The West Australian
By Rahim Faiez and Amir Shah, AAP Updated February 26,2012, 4:53 pm AP © Enlarge photo A gunman has killedtwo American military advisers inside a heavily guarded government building in the heart of Kabul as protests over the burning of the Muslim ...
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The West Australian
Diplomat, Obama adviser say America steadfast in commitment to Afghanistan...
Greenfield Daily Reporter
26) A gunman killed two American military advisers with shots to the back of the head Saturday inside a heavily guarded ministry building. (Feb. 25) Afghan President Hamid Karzai speaks during a press conference at the presidential palace in Kabul, ...
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Afghan NATO base attacked
Toronto Sun
Afghan policemen search a car at a check point in Kabul February 26,2012. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani KUNDUZ/KABUL, Afghanistan - Seven US military trainers were wounded on Sunday when a grenade was thrown at their base in northern Afghanistan, police said, ...
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Afghans Launch Hunt for Ministry Shooter
TIME
By AP / HEIDI VOGT and RAHIM FAIEZ Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012 (KABUL, Afghanistan) — Afghan authorities said Sunday they have identified a suspect in the killing of two US military advisers inside an Afghan ministry a day earlier and have launched a ...
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Britain withdraws staff out of Kabul
Sky News Australia
Britain withdraws staff out of Kabul Updated: 19:24, Sunday February 26, 2012 Britain is pulling out all civilian advisers from buildings in Kabulafter two American officers were shot dead amid protests over Koran burning. The Afghan Taliban has ...
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Top US diplomat says America remains steadfast in commitment to Afghanistan...
Greenfield Daily Reporter
(Feb. 25) Afghan President Hamid Karzai speaks during a press conference at the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday,Feb. 26, 2012. Afghanistan's president renewed his calls for calm on Sunday in a televised address to the nation after ...
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U.S. troops wounded in attack over Koran
Canada.com
Afghan President Hamid Karzai speaks during a press conference at the presidential palace in Kabul on February 26, 2012. Karzai went on television February 26 to appeal for calm after five days of violent anti-US protests across his country over the ...
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Afghan ministry worker suspected in killing of US officers
Malaysia Star
An Afghan policeman keeps watch at a check point in Kabul February 26, 2012. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani "An employee has been identified as a suspect and he has now fled. The interior ministry is trying to arrest the suspected individual," it said in a ...
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Malaysia Star
Afghans launch hunt for ministry shooting suspect
NDTV
AP, Updated: February 26, 2012 19:08 IST Kabul: Afghan authorities said on Sunday they have identified a suspect in the killing of two US military advisers inside an Afghan ministry a day earlier and have launched a manhunt to track him down.
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NDTV
US troops wounded in attack over Koran: Afghan police
Jakarta Globe
by Emal Haidary | February 26, 2012 A protester was killedand seven US soldiers were wounded in a grenade attack on their base in a sixth day of anti-American protests Sunday, police said, as President Hamid Karzai called for calm.
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Jakarta Globe
Afghan president renews call for calm
Newsday
Nation Newsday > News > Nation Afghan president renews call for calm Originally published: February 26, 2012 3:55 AM Updated: February 26,2012 4:30 AM By The Associated Press HEIDI VOGT (Associated Press), RAHIM FAIEZ (Associated Press) KABUL, ...
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Afghan anger over Koran burning an emblem of nation's culture war
Los Angeles Times
More than 30 people have been killed in the violence that erupted after American personnel burned Korans on a US air base. (Ezatullah Pamir, Associated Press / February 26,2012) By Laura King, Los Angeles Times The spasm of violence that has shaken ...
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Los Angeles Times
US advisors shot in Afghan ministry 'after Koran row'
Jakarta Globe
by Emal Haidary | February 26, 2012 Two US advisors who were shot dead in the Afghan interior ministry by an Afghan colleague had been mocking anti-American protests over the burning of the Koran, a government source said Sunday.
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Jakarta Globe
'Koran joke sparked murders'
Courier Mail
26/02/2012 WIRE: A Pakistan man pulls on a rope around the neck of a demonstrator wearing a mask of US President Barack Obama during an anti-US protest in Karachi on February 26, 2012. Pakistan strongly condemned the Koran desecration which took place ...
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2 American officers killed in Afghan Interior Ministry | Ya Libnan ...
By syh
February 262012 ⋅ 4:37 am ⋅ Post a comment. Filed Under ... “For obvious force protection reasons, I have also taken immediate measures to recall all other ISAF (NATO's International Security Assistance Force) personnel working in ministries in and around Kabul,” said General John Allen, adding that the attacker's actions “will not go unanswered.” The two ... Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said in a statement four high-ranking Americans had been killed. The Islamist ...
Ya Libnan
Stop NATO news: February 26, 2012 « Stop NATO
By richardrozoff
February 262012 richardrozoff Leave a comment Go to comments. ==== NATO Air Raid Kills, Injures Seven Afghan Civilians. Afghan War: Seven Americans Wounded In Attack On NATO Base. Afghan Intelligence Officer Killed U.S. Military ...
Stop NATO
American Blood in Kabul – Tragedy as Two American NATO Officers ...
By Chuck Reagan
Taliban: Kill foreigners... Pentagon Official Apologizes at VA Mosque... Obama 'deeply regrets'... Gingrich: Obama 'surrendered' with apology... Tragedy in Afghanistan after two Nato officers have been killed by the interior ministry of Kabul. According to officials in the Islamic country, the two individuals killed were an American colonel and an American ...American Blood in Kabul – Tragedy as Two American NATO OfficersKilled in Afghanistan. February 262012 12:51 am 0 comments ...
ChristWire
NewsDaily: Afghan ministry worker suspected in killing of U.S. officers
By Hamid Shalizi and Mirwais Harooni
KABULFeb262012 (Reuters) — Afghanistan's interior ministry said on Sunday one of its employees is suspected of shooting dead two U.S. officers inside its headquarters a day earlier, an attack that prompted NATO to recall all its staff from ministries. An Afghan policeman ...Afghan security sources identified Abdul Saboor, a 25-year-old police intelligence officer, as a suspect in the shooting of the Americans at close range deep inside the interior ministry. The killings at a key ...
NewsDaily: Top Headlines
Americans Stand with Israel: VIDEO: Taliban Takes Credit For Killing ...
By BeeSting
Sunday, February 262012 ... Two high-ranking U.S. officers were shot and killed by an assailant believed to be Afghan inside a high-security government building in Kabul on the fifth day of nationwide unrest sparked by the burning of Korans at a NATO military base. The assailant entered the officers' room at the Interior Ministry, which had a security code lock, and shot both in the head, according to a senior police official. The shooter escaped and is still on the loose, according to ...
Americans Stand with Israel
Pair of U.S. soldiers killed - Spokesman.com - Feb. 26, 2012
KABUL, Afghanistan – The commander of the U.S.-led international force in Afghanistan on Saturday withdrew all NATO personnel from government ministries in and around Kabul after two U.S. soldiers werekilled inside the Afghan Interior ... Allen's order to recall troops indicated that U.S. commanders are deeply concerned about the safety ofAmerican military personnel assigned as advisers to government ministries, including the defense and interior ministries, which sit at the heart ...
Spokesman.com: Nation/World stories
2 U.S. troops shot in Kabul; NATO pulls workers - World News ...
By SINA.com
An Afghan medic carries a protestor wounded during an anti-U.S. demonstration in Mehterlam, Laghman province east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012. Protesters threw rocks at police, government buildings and a U.N. office in ... KABUL, Afghanistan -- A gunman killed two American military advisers with shots to the back of the head Saturday inside a heavily guarded ministry building, and NATO ordered military workers out of Afghan ministries as protests raged for a...
English headline news from SINA.com
Afghan protesters lob grenades at U.S. base - Army News | News ...
By The Associated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan — Protesters angry over Koran burnings byAmerican troops lobbed grenades at a U.S. base in northern Afghanistan and clashed with police and troops in a day of violence that left seven international troops wounded and two Afghans dead. ... Posted : SundayFeb 262012 10:51:36 EST. KABUL, Afghanistan ... The incident has swiftly spiraled out of control leaving dozens of people dead, including four U.S. troops killed by their Afghan counterparts. Afghan ...
Army Times - News
U.S. Advisors Killed in “Execution-Style” Shooting
By Rixon Stewart
By wmw_admin on February 262012 ... According to a Talibanspokesman, an accomplice in the ministry helped Rahman get inside the compound to kill the Americans in retaliation for the Quran burnings. Authorities are also searching for an Afghan ... At least 28 people have been killed and hundreds more injured since Tuesday, when reports first surfaced that Qurans and other religious material had been burned along with garbage at Bagram Air Field, north of Kabul. Posted in ...
The Truthseeker
American officers killed in Afghan Interior Ministry
By Stabroek staff | 0 Comments | World News | Sunday, February 26,2012 KABUL (Reuters) – Two American officers were shot dead at close range in ...
www.stabroeknews.com/.../american-officers-killed-in-afghan-...
2 killed in Quran protest in northern Afghanistan
World Newsday > News > World 2 killed in Quran protest in northern Afghanistan Published: February 26, 2012 9:21 AM By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KABUL, ...
www.newsday.com/.../2-killed-in-quran-protest-in-northern-af...
Gunman kills two US advisers in Kabul
By Rahim Faiez and Amir Shah, AAP Updated February 26, 2012, 4:53 pm AP © Enlarge photo A gunman has killed two American military advisers inside a heavily ...
au.news.yahoo.com/.../gunman-kills-2-us-advisers-in-kabul/
Taliban kills 2 American officers in Afghan Interior Ministry CCTV ...
In Kabul, 2 NATO officers have been killed by the Afghan Taliban inside the interior ... 31 killed, over 180 injured as Afghan protests enter 5th day2012-02-26 ...
english.cntv.cn/program/newsupdate/20120226/107755.shtml
Video: US officers killed in Afghan interior ministry - Telegraph
Sunday 26 February 2012 ... A Talibanspokesman immediately claimed responsibility for ...
www.telegraph.co.uk/.../US-officers-killed-in-Afghan-interior-...
2 Americans Are Killed as Afghan Unrest Enters Fifth Day - NYTimes ...
An American soldier guarded the Interior Ministry in Kabul, Afghanistan, after two ... Koran Protests Resume in Afghanistan Despite U.S. Apology (February 25, 2012) ... American Marines urinating on bodies that were said to be those of Taliban ... A version of this article appeared in print on February 26, 2012, on page A1 of ...
www.nytimes.com/.../afghanistan-koran-burning-protests-ente...
2 U.S. officers killed inside ministry in Afghanistan
February 26, 2012 | ... by Rahim Faiez - Feb. 26, 2012 12:34 AM Associated Press. KABUL, Afghanistan - A gunman killed twoAmerican military advisers with shots to ... The Taliban claimed responsibility for the Interior Ministry attack, saying it ...
www.azcentral.com/.../20120226us-officers-killed-inside-mini...
2 U.S. advisers killed in Kabul / LJWorld.com
26, 2012 | Sign in. ... 2 U.S. advisers killed in Kabul ... February 26,2012. Advertisement. KABUL, AFGHANISTAN — A gunman killed twoAmerican military advisers ... The Taliban claimed responsibility for the Interior Ministry attack, saying it ...
www2.ljworld.com/news/2012/feb/.../2-us-advisers-killed-kab...
Afghanistan Violence: 2 Americans Killed At Interior Ministry ...
February 26, 2012 ... A gunman killed two American advisers inside the ministry in Kabul Saturday, officials ... The Taliban frequently exaggerate casualty claims.
www.huffingtonpost.com/.../afghanistan-nato-officers-killed_...
2 American officers killed in Afghan ministry February25, 2012 ...
Kabul (CNN) -- The Taliban claimed responsibility for an attack Saturday inside the Afghan ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZDdlusKDXE
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