News Releases 2008

ISAF News Releases are produced by the ISAF Press Office.


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July August September October November December


audioDecembertop top



EOD teams stay busy across Afghanistan



Child injured by ISAF Forces in Sangin



ISAF soldier killed in southern Afghanistan



ANA sappers train with ISAF mentors



Refugees return to a safer Afghanistan



School of Excellence opens in Farah



ISAF soldier killed in eastern Afghanistan



IEDs, other munitions destroyed in Kandahar



Afghan killed in auto accident



Taliban destroy schools in Helmand Province



ISAF soldier killed in southern Afghanistan



U.S. Senators Kerry, Bond visit ISAF HQ



Spanish Air Force donates supplies to Herat



Update yourself on all matters ISAF



ISAF soldier killed in southern Afghanistan



ISAF General mingles with locals



Update yourself on all matters ISAF



Children help find IED component in Zabul



Herat sees in new Italian OMLT



SACEUR visits Zabul Province, Afghanistan



Wardak PRT help prepare people for winter



Herat PRT helps their community



Incident this morning in Nad-i-Ali



Escalation of Force in Zabul province



Afghan officials thank Canadian PRT



ANA training improves soldiers’ lives



Canadian diver serves in Afghanistan



Combat Power Assessment Briefing


audioNovembertop top



PRT lights bazaar with solar power



Incident on Jalalabad Rd, Kabul



ISAF soldier killed in southern Afghanistan



ISAF stops insurgents from planting a bomb



Slovakian defense minister visits Uruzgan



One woman’s fight against breast cancer



Ask ISAF—do you have a question for ISAF?



ISAF soldier killed in Kabul



Czech Field Hospital prepares to close



Panjsher PRT receives new commander



British forces see improvements in Kabul



Zabul PRT receives new commander



ANSF, ISAF defeat two insurgent attacks



Insurgents kill one civilian, wound 12



ISAF soldier killed in southern Afghanistan



Dutch OMLT trains ANA



ISAF defeats insurgent attack in Wardak



ISAF accidently injures civilian in Helmand



Afghanistan’s first wind farm opens



ISAF condemns attacks in Kandahar



ISAF forces help an Afghan child in Helmand



ANSF, ISAF convoys in Afghanistan



ISAF soldiers killed in western Afghanistan



ISAF soldiers bring joy to children



Mentoring the Afghan National Police



French OMLT trains ANA



ISAF soldier killed in southern Afghanistan



ISAF provides assistance to refugee camp



ISAF provides assistance to refugee camp



Dutch minister visits Uruzgan, opens school



Event in Maywand, Kandahar



ISAF forces kill key Taliban commander



People of Lashkar Gah embrace ISAF soldiers



ISAF forces wound ANA patrol



RC-South receives new commander


audioOctobertop top



Uruzgan governor builds on success



Geospatial Shop Supports ISAF, Afghanistan



Chora district receives two new leaders



Yorkshire soldiers guard ISAF Headquarters



Romanian Army Day celebrated in Zabul



New clinic opens in Kabul



ISAF teams mentor Afghan National Army



ISAF soldiers respond to rocket attack



ANA and ISAF target terrorist activity



ISAF soldier killed in southern Afghanistan



Three ISAF soldiers killed in an IED strike



New commander takes charge of Herat PRT



ANSF, ISAF disrupts major insurgent attack



ANP, ISAF discover weapons cache in Ghazni



ISAF provides assistance to wounded Afghans



ISAF closes outpost in Gowardesh Valley



ISAF accidently kills civilian bystander



ISAF captures senior Taliban commander



ISAF provides medical care to injured boy


audioSeptembertop top



COMISAF visits RC-West



IED strike, altercation lead to two deaths



ISAF soldier killed in eastern Afghanistan



Pakistan military fires on ISAF forces



One person killed in car accident



Insurgents fail to observe UN Day of Peace



ISAF solider dies in western Afghanistan



ISAF soldiers killed in eastern Afghanistan



ISAF reluctantly kills civilian



ISAF to support GIRoA on UNAMA Peace Day



Escalation of Force in Kandahar province



Vehicle Borne IED destroyed by ISAF troops



Insurgents killed after rocket attack



ANSF detain more than 20 insurgents



ISAF soldier killed in southern Afghanistan



ISAF MEDCAP treats more than 600 patients



ISAF soldier killed in southern Afghanistan



ISAF soldier killed in eastern Afghanistan



ISAF soldier killed in southern Afghanistan



ISAF helps wounded civilians



ANSF, ISAF defend Zadran District Centre



ISAF soldier killed in southern Afghanistan



ISAF soldier killed in southern Afghanistan



ISAF soldiers killed in eastern Afghanistan



ISAF soldier killed in southern Afghanistan



ISAF soldier killed in southern Afghanistan



ISAF soldier dies in southern Afghanistan



ISAF injures civilian in Helmand



Marines provide care for Afghan child



Insurgents torment villagers in Helmand


audioAugusttop top



ISAF soldier dies in southern Afghanistan



ISAF reminds forces of approaching Ramadan



U.S. joins Canadians in Kandahar



ISAF rebuilds bridges in Zabul



Governor donates vehicles



12 Detained in joint operation



ISAF soldier dies in northern Afghanistan



Escalation of Force in Kandahar province



Armoured personnel carrier non-recoverable



ISAF soldier died in IED strike



Insurgents die in attack on Afghan station



Security forces stop IED emplacement



ANSF, ISAF defeat IED threats



ISAF, Pakistan coordinate artillery strikes



ISAF soldiers die in IED strike



ISAF soldiers die in IED strike



ISAF soldier dies from non-combat injury



Afghan forces defeat insurgents in Khowst



ISAF commander condemns recent attacks



Afghan Minister visits Uruzgan



ISAF conducts Operation Shaitun Jaru



ISAF provides aide to refugee camp



ISAF disrupts IED cell



ISAF soldier dies in southern Afghanistan



ISAF condemns attack in Faryab



ISAF soldier dies from non-combat injury



20 officers graduate new police course



ISAF soldier dies in southern Afghanistan



Unmanned aircraft crashes in Paktika



French OMLT arrives in Uruzgan



ISAF destroys IEDs in Wardak



ISAF team helps guard pistachio forests



ISAF soldier dies in IED attack in Khowst


audioJulytop top



ISAF bridge course builds capacity



Lithuanian soldiers help families in Ghowr



ISAF relocates combat outpost in Kandahar



ISAF soldier dies of wounds in Helmand



ISAF soldier dies of wounds in Helmand



ISAF soldier killed in Khowst



ISAF kills Taliban leader in Helmand



ISAF soldier dies from wounds in Kandahar



ISAF soldiers defeat insurgent ambush



ISAF troops see progress in Paktika



Afghan Air Corps flies first ISAF mission



ANSF, ISAF kill Taliban leader in Helmand



ISAF destroys two enemy munitions bunkers



ANA, ISAF destroy truck of explosives



Spanish PRT gets new commander



ISAF presence will be maintained in Wanat



Heavy fighting erupts in Kunar province



Insurgents fire at Afghan, Pakistan targets



ISAF relocates combat outpost



ISAF commander condemns attack in Kabul



ISAF, Afghan doctors’ teamwork saves life



CH-46E Mishap in Southern Afghanistan



ISAF, Pakistan military kill militants


audioJunetop top



ISAF solider dies in Helmand



One ISAF soldier dies in Helmand



One ISAF soldier dies in Helmand



ANA forces begin returning from Kandahar



ISAF doctors complete skin transplantation



Citizens may return to Arghandab



Team teaches farming techniques in Zabul



ISAF bolster ANSF in Kandahar City



ISAF Troops inaugurate a library in Surobi



ISAF Commander visits Regional Command West



Little steps result in big gains



Another young life saved by ISAF in Kabul



Supply helicopter damaged by insurgent fire



ISAF soldier dies of non-battle injury



Planting seeds of learning in Farah City



ISAF, ANA prevent insurgent attack


audioMaytop top



Senior insurgent leader killed



ISAF helps open causeway in Kandahar



ISAF soldier dies of non-battle injury



Three Afghan children killed by UXO



ISAF vet makes village call



ISAF finds weapons cache near Shindand



ISAF supports Kabul’s vets



RC-West hosts counter-narcotic forum



ISAF teaches MEDEVAC principles to ANAC



European Parliamentarians visit Herat


audioApriltop top



District center, ANP attacked in Nangarhar



ANA begins security operation in Zormat



Small efforts make big difference in Zabul



Governance returns to Gulestan



Marines launch Operation Azada Wosa



RC-West transfers authority in ceremony



ISAF teaches ANA counter IED operations



Escalation of Force in Maywand



ISAF explains arms air drop mistake



Traffic accident injures woman



ISAF condemns insurgent attack on civilians



Marines begin operations in Afghanistan


audioMarchtop top



ISAF doctor, medics fight disease in Zabul



ISAF PRTs transfer authority



ISAF opens Kabul school for 600 children



ISAF discovers weapons cache



Insurgents attack leads to civilian deaths


audioFebruarytop top



ISAF soldier dies of non-combat injury



Operation Firtina



ISAF, ANA provide medical care to locals


audioJanuarytop top



Local man dies from bullet wound



ISAF, 207 Corps treat Rwzeh Bagh patients



Operation Winter Coat warms locals



Bagram PRT delivers coats, shoes to Shoki



Top Taliban commander targeted in Kapisa



ISAF meets with Afghan youth group



ISAF RC North welcomes new commander



Medical capacity grows in Zabul Province



Herat PRT inaugurates Qarya Jaya bridge



Spanish king, leaders visit ISAF soldiers


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