NATO halts routine joint patrols with Afghan forces
NATO troops in Afghanistan will cut back on joint patrols and small operations with Afghan forces. Officials cite 'insider' shootings and an anti-Islam film. KABUL, Afghanistan — Across Afghanistan, at combat outposts in the wind-scoured desert and the jagged mountains, it was daily routine: A small group of Afghan police or soldiers and Western ground troops would gather their gear and set out together on a foot patrol or a village visit.
WORLD: TimesCast | Cultural Clash Over Freedom
Protests about an anti-Islam film spread to Lebanon and Afghanistan.
Protests Turn Violent Around Asia
Protesters demonstrating against an anti-Islam film torched buildings in northwest Pakistan, battled with police outside a U.S. military base in Afghanistan and the U.S. Embassy in Indonesia, and gathered by the thousands in a Hezbollah stronghold in Lebanon.
Fresh protests held over anti-Islam video
Angry demonstrators clash with police in Afghanistan, Indonesia and Pakistan, as peaceful protests are held elsewhere.
Protests Over Contentious Film Spread to Afghanistan
Hundreds of Afghans burned tires and pelted police on Monday in Afghanistan’s first significant spasm of violence over an anti-Islam film that has inflamed parts of the Muslim world.