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Kabul, Kabul, AF

Photo: Protests in Afghanistan against Charlie Hebdo cartoons - @DunyaNews

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Iraq War

President Obama: 'The shadow of crisis has passed, and the State of the Union is strong'; says economy is growing, fewer troops remain in Iraq and Afghanistan

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Iraq War

US Supreme Court allows lawsuits to move forward against government contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan by declining appeals from Halliburton and KBR - @Reuters

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Afghanistan

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani nominated ministers for his new cabinet, after a wait of more than 3 months - @Reuters

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War in Afghanistan

Afghanistan's celebrated national soccer coach survives knife attack in Kabul - @Reuters

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War in Afghanistan

3 attackers killed, 3 police wounded following attack at a police academy in Khost, Afghanistan - @euamiri

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War in Afghanistan

Former Fort Bragg, NC, Army officer to remain in prison for the slaying of 2 Afghan nationals; 1 year cut off sentence - @fayobserver

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War in Afghanistan

Update: 1 Afghan civilian killed and 5 wounded as convoy of vehicles is targeted in Kabul - @Guardian

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Pakistan

Pakistan's army says its warplanes have killed 31 militants near the Afghan border - @AP

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Afghanistan

At least 28 people, many of them women and children, killed when rockets fired by Afghan army soldiers hit a wedding party in southern Afghanistan, officials say - @AP

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Afghanistan

Afghanistan official says police are investigating a rocket strike at a wedding that killed 28 - @AP

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Sangin, Helmand, AF

More: Rocket fired amid fighting between Taliban insurgents, Afghan soldiers kills at least 26 people and wounds 45 in Sangin District, police say - @AP

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Sangin, Helmand, AF

Police official says rocket strike on wedding party in Afghanistan kills at least 26 people - @AP

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War in Afghanistan

A suicide attack, allegedly targeting the Afghan National Army, is reported in Wardak province; casualties feared - @EKohsar

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US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

Pentagon will call new US mission in Afghanistan 'Operation Freedom's Sentinel;' mission will involve counterterrorism and training, advising, assisting Afghans - @jaketapper

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US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

In written statement, President Obama says Americans 'give thanks to our troops and intelligence personnel' who have served in Afghanistan as US-led formal combat mission comes to a close - @markknoller

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US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

Editor's note: Although US-led forces formally ended their Afghanistan combat mission as of Sunday, the Wall Street Journal reports that some 18,000 foreign troops, around 10,600 of them American, are staying in Afghanistan. The troops are allowed to remain under the terms of two security pacts the Afghan government signed with the US and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in September. - Grace

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US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

US-led coalition in Afghanistan formally ends combat mission - @WSJ

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War in Afghanistan

Editor's note: We're seeing unconfirmed reports from Kabul of at least 2 injuries following a bomb attack on a security forces vehicle in Kabul's Cinema Pamir area. We'll continue to monitor for details. - Jimmy

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US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

Afghanistan's NATO-led foreign force mistakenly kill 3 civilians, Afghan officials say - @Reuters

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