Tag: Afghanistan

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Blast in eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar kills 10

KABUL – An explosion outside the governor’s office in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar killed 10 people on Sunday ...

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Pakistan Taliban chief targeted by US strike in Afghanistan

There are unconfirmed reports that Mullah Fazlullah – the commander of the Pakistan Taliban – has been killed in a ...

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Netanyahu – Israel has bombed Iranian-backed militias in Syria

JERUSALEM – Israel has attacked Iranian-backed Shiite Muslim militias in Syria, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday, casting such actions ...

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Afghanistan calls temporary Eid ceasefire with Taliban

The Afghan government has announced a temporary ceasefire with the Taliban but says fighting with other militants will continue. President ...

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Czech parliament approves more troops in Afghanistan, Iraq

PRAGUE – Czech lawmakers have approved a government plan to increase the number of troops deployed in Afghanistan and other ...

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Explosion, gunfire heard near interior ministry in Kabul

A loud explosion followed by gunfire was heard on Wednesday near Afghanistan’s Interior Ministry compound in the capital, Kabul. Police ...

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Afghanistan – ISIL claims bomb attacks in Kabul

Gunmen set off at least three explosions in the Afghan capital, Kabul, and then battled security forces from buildings they occupied ...

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Afghanistan: Yaqoubi mosque blast kills 14, wounds dozens

At least 14 people have been killed by an explosion at a mosque in eastern Afghanistan that is being used as ...

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Taliban attacks kill 9 soldiers, policemen

KABUL – A new wave of Taliban attacks killed at least nine Afghan soldiers and policemen on Tuesday, officials said, ...

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Taliban claims deadly car bomb attack in Kabul

KABUL – A car bomb explosion claimed by the Taliban in Kabul on Saturday killed at least two civilians, as ...