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Afghan footballers receive apartments in Emirates Township in Kabul

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The Afghan government on Thursday awarded apartments to 27 athletes of the Afghan national football team in Emirates Township in Kabul. The Chief Executive of the Unity Government Abdullah Abdullah handed over the keys of the apartments to the national team players during a ceremony. In his speech during the ceremony, Abdullah said the apartments Read the full article...

Abducted UN staff member and her child released in Kabul

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The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan confirms that a UN employee who was kidnapped with her child has been released in Kabul. “The United Nations in Afghanistan welcomes the release in Kabul of a colleague and her child held hostage since January, while expressing outrage at their abduction and the earlier murder of another Read the full article...

Shaheen Corps confirm Afghan army casualties in Faryab attack

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The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military in the North has confirmed the casualties of the Afghan armed forces in an overnight attack by the Taliban militants in northern Faryabn province. The Shaheen Corps in a statement confirmed that the Taliban insurgents launched a coordinated attack on Gulzar and Gulzar-1 check posts in Sherin Read the full article...

Brawl disrupts Kabul-Dubai flight over Iranian airspace

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A flight bound for Kabul from Dubai was disrupted due a brawl over the Iranian airspace forcing the plane to divert, the UAE officials said late on Wednesday. The diversion of the plane due to the brawl sparked rumors on social media suggesting that the plane was hijacked. However, the carrier, Fly Dubai, said there Read the full article...

15 militants killed in Deh Yak operations in Ghazni: Thunder Corps

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At least fifteen militants were killed during the ongoing operations in Deh Yak district of southeastern Ghazni province, the 203rd Thunder Corps said Thursday. The operations are being conducted as part of the Shaheen-1 operations which were launched in response to coordinated Taliban attack. According to Thunder Corps, the armed forces carried out artillery strikes Read the full article...

Afghan forces and Taliban suffer casualties in Uruzgan clash

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The Afghan armed forces and the Taliban insurgents suffered casualties during an overnight clash in southern Uruzgan province of Afghanistan. According to the local officials, the latest clash took place in the vicinity of Chora district and as a result at least sixteen militants were killed. The officials are saying that the clash has also Read the full article...

Two suspects arrested for murdering a child in Kabul city

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The police forces in Kabul have arrested two suspects in connection to the murder of a child and injuring another one in Kabul city. The Criminal Investigation Department said Wednesday that the two men were arrested from the vicinity of 16th police district of the city. The source further added that the two men had Read the full article...

Taliban and ISIS smuggling talc worth millions of Dollars to Pakistan

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The Global Witness organization has reported that both Taliban and Islamic State loyalists are smuggling talc minerals worth millions of Dollar to Pakistan. “Through interviews with informed sources and analysis of satellite imagery we have exposed how talc mining has become a key strategic priority for the Islamic State in Afghanistan (IS-KP),” the organization said Read the full article...

Heavy artillery strikes pound Taliban positions in Ghazni

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The Afghan armed forces pounded the Taliban positions with heavy artillery strikes in response to the group’s coordinated attack on Ajristan district in Ghazni. The 203rd Thunder Corps of the Afghan Military in the Southeast said the Afghan armed forces in coordination with the other security personnel targeted the Taliban positions with heavy artillery strikes Read the full article...

Explosion heard in Kabul city

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The sound of an explosion was heard in the vicinity of the 5th police district of Kabul city. According to reports, the incident has taken place in the vicinity of Company area of the city but there are no reports regarding the type of the blast. In the meantime, a security source, says the blast Read the full article...