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Pakistan, Iran agree to fully support Afghan peace efforts

Pakistan and Iran have agreed to extend full support to the Afghan-led and Afghan-owned efforts for peace in Afghanistan.

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What Is Left for the US To Do in Afghanistan? The Answer: Lose.

These days it seems everything the U.S. military touches in Afghanistan turns to rubbish.

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UN Agency Reports Sharp Drop In Afghan Opium Production

Opium production in Afghanistan dropped by 29 percent last year, the United Nations anti-drug agency reported, a decrease attributed mainly to a severe drought.

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Belgium to Boost Troops Number in Afghanistan by Over 2.5 Times – Reports

The Belgian government approved a proposal by the country’s Defense Ministry to increase the number of troops in Afghanistan more than 2.5-fold in 2019, local media reported on Friday.

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Khalilzad returns to region to jump-start Afghan peace talks

The United States is once again sending its special representative, Zalmay Khalilzad, to Pakistan and Afghanistan to advance the goal of an intra-Afghan dialogue, the State Department announced on Friday. Mr Khalilzad, who will also visit the United Arab Emirates and Qatar, is coming with an inter-agency delegation on his third trip to the region in less than two months. He will stay in the region from Nov 8 to 20 and will meet Afghan government officials and other interested parties to “advance the goal of an intra-Afghan dialogue and negotiations that include the Taliban and lead to a sustainable peace,” the State Department said.

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Utah mayor killed in "insider attack" in Afghanistan, officials say

The mayor of a Utah city was killed during an attack in Afghanistan while he was serving with the state’s National Guard, the town’s temporary mayor Brent Chugg confirmed to CBS Salt Lake City affiliate KUTV. North Ogden Mayor Brent Taylor died Saturday in an apparent “insider attack” in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan.

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In Afghanistan, failure is heaped on failure

We have failed in Afghanistan, and our government is beginning to admit it.

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Afghan policeman launched attack that killed American soldier, US official says

An attack on U.S. troops in Afghanistan that killed one American was carried out by a member of the Afghan national police who is now in Afghan government custody, a U.S. official said Tuesday.

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Qureshi, Rabbani renew trust in Pak-Afghan dialogue mechanism

Pakistan and Afghanis­tan on Monday renewed their confidence in Afghanistan-Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity (APAPPS) as the most comprehensive mechanism for bilateral dialogue on issues of concern to the two countries.

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Afghan Taliban announces death of Haqqani network leader

The founder of the Haqqani network, one of Afghanistan’s most effective and feared militant groups, has died after a long illness, their allies the Afghan Taliban announced Tuesday.

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US spells out terms of engagement with Pakistan

As the United States and the new Pakistani government prepare for their first face-to-face talks in Islamabad on Wednesday, the Trump administration has made it clear that Pakistan will have to back the US strategy in Afghanistan if it wants good relations with Washington.

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Private army in Afghanistan ‘not a wise idea’: Mattis

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis has downplayed the idea of sending private military contractors to Afghanistan to replace American forces.

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Russia Foreign Ministry Says Afghan Peace Talks Delayed

Russia’s Foreign Ministry says that multiparty talks aimed at ending the war in Afghanistan have been postponed, after a request from Afghanistan’s president.

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Game changer or not? A year of America’s Afghan plan

A year since President Donald Trump unveiled his strategy for Afghanistan, a fresh wave of violence and bloodshed has assailed the war-torn nation and overshadowed some small glimmers of progress.

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۱۶ killed in Taliban attack on Ghazni City, eastern Afghanistan

Sixteen people have been killed and 33 others injured after Taliban militants launched a big offensive on Ghazni city, the capital of Afghanistan’s eastern Ghazni province on Friday, Xinhua news agency reported.

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Afghan Shi’ite mosque bombing: Islamic State claims responsibility

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan that killed 39 people and injured at least 80 on Friday. The attack targetted a Shi’ite Muslim mosque in eastern Afghanistan, Reuters reported.

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