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Moscow, Islamabad to discuss Afghan peace process

Pakistan and Russia will hold high-level talks in Moscow this week on a negotiated political settlement in Afghanistan, an Islamabad-based newspaper reported on Monday.

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Afghan security: Britain ‘should commit more troops’

Britain should commit more troops to help stabilise Afghanistan and be prepared to remain in the country for many more years, a former Head of the British Armed Forces has said.

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Afghan Taliban say they want to end war through dialogue

The Taliban said on Wednesday, in a rare statement to the American people, they wanted to end Afghanistan’s 17-year war through talks, while warning the message should not be seen as a sign of weakness and the fight against U.S.

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Hasan Rouhani to visit India, What is on agenda?

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will undertake his maiden visit to India later this week that is expected to provide the two countries an opportunity to discuss latest developments in the region as well as economic cooperation, particularly on the Chabahar port. Pakistan’s continued support to terrorism against India and Afghanistan may also be raised by the Indian side during talks.

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Afghanistan may become a new basis for ISIS, warns Iran

Not a long time has passed since it was declared that ISIS’ self-proclaimed caliphate has collapsed in Iraq and Syria. Now, Iranian high-ranking officials warn that foreign powers may use the vacuum of power in Afghanistan to turn the country into a new basis for the terrorist group.

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Islamic state claims responsibility for attack in Kabul- Amaq

Islamic State claimed responsibility for an attack near one of Afghanistan’s main military academies in the capital, Kabul, on Monday, according to the militant group’s Amaq news agency.

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U.S. Soldiers are Accidentally Revealing Sensitive Locations by Mapping Their Exercise Routes

U.S. soldiers may have inadvertently mapped remote military bases including in sensitive locations such as Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria, through publicly sharing their jogging routes with a GPS tracking app.

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Israeli Ambassador Claims Iran has 82,000-Strong Army in Syria

On Tuesday, Israel’s envoy to the UN Danny Danon said that Iran controls a force of 82,000 fighters in Syria: 60,000 Syrian troops; 10,000 Shiite militiamen from Afghanistan, Iraq and Pakistan; 9,000 members of the Lebanese Iran-aligned militia Hezbollah; and 3,000 Iranian Revolutionary Guards.

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Nazarbayev and Trump to discuss issues of Afghanistan, Syria and Russia in Washington

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev will discuss the issues of Afghanistan, Syria and Russia within the frameworks of his visit to Washington, reports Kazakhstanskaya Pravda newspaper.

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Freed Taliban hostage faces assault charges in Canada

A Canadian man who spent five years with his family in militant captivity in Afghanistan was arrested in Ottawa, his lawyer said.

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Religious intolerance in Asia: victimizing ‘the other’

hen the Taliban destroyed the Buddha statues in Bamiyan, Afghanistan, back in 2001, it sparked a global outcry, and understandably so.

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Iran declared about possible re-dislocation of main ISIS forces to Afghanistan and Pakistan

Iran declared about possible re-dislocation of the main ISIS forces to Afghanistan and Pakistan, reports TASS news agency.

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Pentagon Prepares for Drone Wars of the Future

Just as the improvised explosive device (IED) altered fighting wars in Iraq and Afghanistan over the last decade, the Pentagon is facing a new challenge in how to counter the use of drones on the battlefield, The Washington Post reported Friday.

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Iran, Pakistan call for political settlement of Afghan imbroglio

A credible political process owned and led by Afghanistan is needed to bring about an internal settlement of the conflict in the country, say Pakistan and Iran.

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Tillerson vows Taliban ‘will never win,’ urges Pakistan to meet US ‘conditions’ for support

In a secretive trip to Afghanistan, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson doubted Pakistan’s ability to fight the Taliban. But he also denied the Taliban has any path to victory, despite the Pentagon chief saying they were “surging.”

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Afghan Taliban deny former hostage’s claims of murder, rape

A Taliban spokesman denied on Sunday accusations by a Canadian man that one of his children had been murdered and his wife raped while they were being held captive by militants who kidnapped them in Afghanistan in 2012.

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