Chabahar Port Agreement Is Milestone Deal

Chabahar Port Agreement Is Milestone Deal

On Friday, May 27, 2016, just days after India and Iran signed an agreement to develop the Port of Chabahar, Tehran indicated that the deal is not meant to exclude other nations in the region from participating. Earlier in the week, India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, visited Iran to announce his county’s intention to invest […]

Kabul Protesters Shut Down City

Kabul Protesters Shut Down City

Kabul, Afghanistan, has been shut down by protesters over the lack of electricity to Bamian. The government recently changed plans to route power lines through the province. The ethnic minority group Hazara led the protests on Monday, May 16, 2016. The Hazara ethnic group resides in the province of Bamian, and they believe the change in […]

Military Cargo Transport Plane Crash Kills Five U.S. Troops

Military Cargo Transport Plane Crash Kills Five U.S. Troops

NBC News reports a U.S. military cargo transport plane has crashed today, Oct. 1, 2015, killing 12 people. The accident took place at Afghanistan’s Jalalabad Airport and occurred just after 3:30 p.m. EDT. According to U.S. Army Col. Brian Tribus, a military spokesperson, the Lockheed C-130 Hercules military transport plane crash caused 12 deaths, among them […]

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