Taliban celebrate the death of Diggers on Twitter

As the family and loved ones of Sapper James Martin prepare to farewell the Australian soldier, the Taliban has taken to Twitter to glorify a rogue Afghan accused of killing him and two other diggers in Afghanistan. The Taliban posted a photo of former Afghan army sergeant Hekmatullah on Twitter last week. It shows him … [Read the full story]

Soldier braves bullets to save wounded Afghan girl

An innocent Afghan girl, gunned down by the Taliban, was saved by Corporal Aran Rushe of the Irish Regiment. He braved a hail of bullets to rescue little Sheefa, aged 8. Sheefa was treated and then air-lifted to a nearby hospital. It all happened when soldiers from 1st Battalion The Royal Irish Regiment were providing assistance … [Read the full story]