The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a deadly suicide bombing at a hotel where a wedding party was celebrating. ISIS-K claims the bombing operation was two-part. After a suicide bomber detonated himself inside the hotel, a car bomb was...
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1. A local affiliate of the Islamic State claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on Saturday night at a crowded wedding party in Kabul, Afghanistan. The blast killed at least 63 people, including women and children, and another 182 were...
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Sometimes the toughest journeys are not those in other countries, but the ones where the destination is at the tip of your fingers. That was the discovery of Sgt. Seth Craven, who had been serving at a base in Kabul, Afghanistan. His wife was about...
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Critics are calling a Trump administration plan for a rapid US force draw down in Afghanistan which involves striking a peace deal with the Taliban a "betrayal".
But administration officials have countered that this is the cost of bringing the some...
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Afghanistan must “be free of fear and abuse” under a final peace deal, says the country’s ambassador to Washington. An agreement between the U.S. and the Taliban, for new talks with Kabul, raises concerns that women may lose rights in future...
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Afghan girls swing during the first day of Eid al-Adha, in Kabul, Afghanistan. | (REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail)
A man dressed in the traditional 'Chulapo' style poses during Nuestra Senora de la Paloma festivities in Madrid, Spain. | (AP Photo/Manu...
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BERLIN (Sputnik) - Germany's Prosecutor General has accused Abdula S., a military translator and dual citizen of Germany and Afghanistan, of state treason in favour of the Iranian government, the prosecution said Friday in a statement.
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Paul R. Pillar
Security, Middle East
Kabul must learn to grapple with its Taliban problem.
Anyone looking in Afghanistan for an easily understood story of good versus evil, or moderation versus extremism, will be disappointed. That war-torn...
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Millions of people have taken to the streets of Hong Kong to demand freedom from an increasingly aggressive, overbearing, and dictatorial China. Rather than speak out for liberty, President Trump has remained neutral. Chinese forces are already...
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Even in these divisive times, political leaders in Washington are beginning to converge on at least one issue: it’s time to end the longest war in American history and withdraw U.S. forces from Afghanistan. President Trump said in the Oval Office...
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US Army infantry equipped with the Black Hornet pocket-sized reconnaissance drone have been deployed to Afghanistan, marking the first time the high-tech device has been tested in a combat theater.
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History, Middle East
Short, who is now a brigadier general, said the lessons learned from initial operations in Afghanistan changed the fighter community culture as a whole and directly contributed to the advancement of Strike...
Long-haul human smugglers anonymously transport immigrants from Muslim-majority countries across the U.S. southern border.
It was more like a World War I air duel.
The Korean War was the first of the post-1945 small wars, those millstones that dragged the American eagle through Vietnam and then Afghanistan and Iraq. Communist and UN armies...
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