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August 19, 2019 - 6:34 am
Afghanistan's president on Monday vowed to "eliminate" all safe havens of the Islamic State group as the country marked a subdued 100th Independence Day after a horrific wedding attack claimed by the local IS affiliate.
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August 07, 2019 - 3:54 am
By RAHIM FAIEZ Associated Press. KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide car bomber targeted the police headquarters in a minority Shiite neighborhood in western Kabul on Wednesday, setting off a huge explosion that wounded dozens of people, Afghan officials said. The Taliban claimed responsibility for...
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August 06, 2019 - 3:56 am
The United States and the Taliban have resolved differences in peace talks over U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, as well as over insurgent guarantees on cutting ties with other extremist groups, a Taliban official said Tuesday.
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(AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
July 30, 2019 - 5:13 am
More Afghan civilians were killed by Afghan and NATO forces than by the Taliban and other militants in the first half of 2019, the U.N. mission said in a report released Tuesday.
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July 29, 2019 - 2:06 pm
U.S. officials say that an Afghan soldier has killed two American service members in Afghanistan.
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The city of Kabul can be seen at sundown from the rear deck of a U.S. Army
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July 13, 2019 - 12:33 pm
An American service member was "killed in action" in Afghanistan, the U.S. military said Saturday without offering details about the service member's identity or the circumstances surrounding the death.
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets with, from left, Resolute Support NATO Base Commander Gen. Austin Scott Miller, Afghanistan Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad, U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan John Bass, Pompeo, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, Afghan Chief Executiv
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July 06, 2019 - 2:00 pm
The U.S. peace envoy to Afghanistan said Saturday that for the first time he can report "substantive" progress on all four issues key to a peace agreement in the country's 17-year war
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(AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
April 10, 2019 - 9:21 am
The Pentagon has released the identities of three Marines killed in a roadside bombing of an American convoy in Afghanistan on Monday.
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April 09, 2019 - 3:16 am
Three American service members and a U.S. contractor were killed when their convoy hit a roadside bomb on Monday near the main U.S. base in Afghanistan, the U.S. forces said. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.
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February 08, 2019 - 4:50 pm
Tempering expectations, the Trump administration's peace envoy for Afghanistan said Friday that although his talks with the Taliban have produced a tentative "framework" agreement, negotiations are far from finished.
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