BAGRAM AIRBASE

  • 7 Afghans killed in protests over Quran burnings February 24, 2012

    Kabul: Afghan officials said on Friday that at least seven people were killed in protests around the country against the burning of Qurans at a US air base, bringing the overall death toll after four days of demonstrations to 20. The fresh protests were evidence that President Barack Obama's apology...
  • Afghans protest over reported Koran desecrations February 21, 2012

    Bagram: More than 2,000 Afghans protested outside the main US military base in Afghanistan on Tuesday over a report that foreign troops had improperly disposed of copies of the Koran and other religious items, Afghan officials said. US helicopters fired flares to try to break up the demonstrators, some of...