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After the deployment of 400 soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) in late august to the northern Iraq, where together with the Iraqi Security Forces are supposed to retake Mosul, U.S. is planning...

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The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) claimed responsibility for a major suicide bombing followed by a planted bomb outside a bank in Jalalabad on Saturday that killed 33 people and injured over 100....

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The U.S. military bases in Kandahar and Jalalabad are likely to remain open beyond the end of 2015 as Washington considers slowing its military pull-out from Afghanistan to help the new government fight the Taliban....

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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani indicated that peace negotiations between Afghanistan and the Taliban are very likely to start soon, more than 13 years after the war began, following the 9/11 terrorist attacks. “The grounds for...

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The Guardian from November 4, 2014 reported that one of the Taliban detainee has been moved from the US Parwan prison at Bagram, Afghanistan to United States to bring terrorists to justice. He will be...

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In the last couple of days several bomb attacks have been reported in East Afghanistan, three of them aimed at Kabul. The number of casualties is unclear yet. On Sunday, Kabul’s police office was attacked...

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Foreign ministers from Asian and Central Asian countries  gather in Beijing for a fourth round “Istanbul Process” conference on Afghanistan’s security and reconstruction that highlights the growing role of China in the country as U.S....

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At least five Pakistani militants have been killed by an US drone, after it exploded on the 30th of October. The incident took place in South Waziristan, a tribal region of Pakistan, Taliban stronghold close...

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Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai paid his first foreign visit since he took off the office, meeting the Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday to reaffirm China’s support for peaceful reconstruction in the country and...

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After announcing their vehement opposition towards the upcoming elections on April 5th, the Taliban resorted to abducting a political candidate, Hussain Nazari, who’s running for the provincial council of Sar-i-Puland. He and seven others –...

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