Afghanistan Newswire (Page 9)

Afghanistan Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Afghanistan. (Page 9)

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  1. Suicide bombers kill 6 outside court in northwest PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Columbian

    ... attack, three attackers hit the courthouse in the town of Tangi in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, bordering Afghanistan. The victims included a lawyer, a child and four police officers, according to Ijaz Khan, a senior police officer. He said police ...

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  2. Blast Rips Through Sufi Shrine in Pakistan, 30 DeadRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... to hand them over to Pakistan. An Afghan police official said Pakistan launched an artillery attack in eastern Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, where an Islamic State affiliate is located. Armed groups such as the Pakistani Taliban and others have ...

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  3. Afghan soil to be not used against Pakistan: US, Afghan authoritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    The minister was talking about last Thursday's suicide terror attack on the shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar + that killed 88 people. Mutual allegations of sponsoring terrorist attacks on each others' territory have been at the center of political and diplomatic tensions between Pakistan and Afghanistan, sharing a long porous border of 2,600 kilometers.

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  4. Meet TV presenter and world explorer Levison WoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Stalbans Review

    ... recount his life story, from starting out at as an officer in the British Parachute Regiment, where he served in Afghanistan fighting against Taliban insurgents in Helmand, Kandahar and Zabul in 2008, to his subsequent transition into international ...

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  5. What you need to know about NATO after VP's visit to headquartersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | KWLM-AM Willmar

    ... once, after the Twin Towers in New York City were attacked on Sept. 11, 2001, and NATO members sent troops to Afghanistan. After the Taliban fell, a United Nations Security Council resolution established the International Security Assistance Force ...

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  6. Former British Guantanamo Bay inmate 'dies fighting for IS in Iraq'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | ITV

    ... what he claimed was a religious holiday. He has insisted he tried to enter Iran when the US invaded neighbouring Afghanistan, but was captured and imprisoned by the Taliban on suspicion of being a UK spy. Around 850 individuals of national security ...

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  7. Commiserations to Cage PrisonersRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Harry's Place

    ... of 2001, he was captured by US forces while being held in Kandahar Jail. He was interrogated by the CIA in Afghanistan before being taken to Guantanamo. He was released from Guantanamo and returned to the UK on 9th March 2004. After a few hours of ...

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  8. Security forces surround Afghan VP's house over abuse caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Star Online

    ... near the compound of first vice president are not giving us a clear answer about their presence," he told Afghanistan's One TV. "They tell us that they are here to ensure the security of the first vice president but this heavy military presence has ...

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  9. Chicago Tribune: Trump confronts NATO's free ridersRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 18 | The Madison Press

    ... after the 9/11 attacks. NATO nations fought alongside the U.S. in the battle against al-Qaida and the Taliban in Afghanistan. And they're training fighters in the Middle East battling the Islamic State. That's called "taking care of terror." But ...

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  10. Suicide bombers kill 6 outside court in northwest PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | 680News

    ... attack, three attackers hit the courthouse in the town of Tangi in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, bordering Afghanistan. The victims included a lawyer, a child and four police officers, according to Ijaz Khan, a senior police officer. He said police ...

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  11. Taliban suicide bombers attack court in Pakistan, 7 killed20 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | India.com

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  12. Defense secretary reviewing Afghanistan options for TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | White Lake Beacon

    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he will soon have an assessment to give President Donald J. Trump about the way ahead in Afghanistan. He said he talked at length with both Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and U.S. Army Gen.

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  13. Democrats In Congress Are Suddenly Concerned About Presidential Exercise of War PowersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | RedState

    Twelve House Democrats and one Republican are calling on President Donald Trump to formally declare war against the Islamic State and submit a resolution to Congress that limits his war powers - a request that is not likely to be heeded. The letter, led by Rep. Barbara Lee and obtained by POLITICO, comes as the Pentagon is considering options for ramping up its nearly three-year campaign against ISIL and follows a request by the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan for thousands more troops in a war against the Taliban now entering its 16th year.

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  14. IS attacks Pakistan shrine, killing at least 39Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... Gen. Asif Ghafoor said acts of terrorism were being carried out "from hostile powers and from sanctuaries in Afghanistan." Without providing any further details, he said "we shall defend and respond." He said Pakistan's armed forces would use their ...

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  15. AP Photos: Young migrants survive on their own in SerbiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | WRAL.com

    - In an abandoned warehouse in the Serbian capital of Belgrade, Rasool, a 12-year-old from Jalalabad, Afghanistan, has spent the last six months sleeping on the ground, warming himself by fires, showering with cold water and eating meals distributed ...

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  16. Let's stop being manipulated by PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Hill

    There is plenty of blame to go around for the bizarre situation in which the United States provides large-scale aid and assistance to Pakistan while the latter undermines U.S. interests in Afghanistan and the region. Pakistan receives over $742 million in American aid and assistance annually, ostensibly as a major non-NATO ally in the fight against terrorist and militant groups.

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  17. Pakistan domestic tourism raised by ski resortRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Times of Oman

    ... Pakistanis to explore their own country than holiday abroad. Regional road trips are difficult, with war-torn Afghanistan and arch-foe India next door, while the United States and many European countries have tightened visa restrictions as part of ...

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  18. 85 S S ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Urdu Times

    Afghan Foreign Ministry has demanded action against Eve began after the arrest of Pakistan Taliban, the Haqqani network and other militant leaders from 85 organizations and 32 alleged terrorist training camps. Afghanistan was informed in the letter sent b

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  19. An open letter to H.R. McMasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Washington Post

    ... Beyond highlighting the limits of so-called transformational technologies, the principal lesson of the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq and southern Lebanon might be that military campaigns must be subordinate to a larger strategy that integrates ...

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  20. Escalating conflict along Pakistan-Afghan border threats peace talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Stars and Stripes

    An escalating border conflict between Afghanistan and Pakistan is threatening to undermine their cooperation on terrorism and peace talks with the Taliban as the Trump administration begins weighing its options to spur progress on both fronts. After a blitz of terrorist bombings across Pakistan left more than 125 people dead, Pakistani forces began shelling both sides of the border Friday, aiming at camps used by a group tied to the Islamic State that claimed most of the attacks.

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