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US soldier killed, another wounded in Helmand

By Mansoor Faizy-KABUL: The US army says that an American service member died as a result of wounds sustained and another received injuries during operations near Lashkarga, the provincial capital of southern Helmand province on Tuesday. Six Afghan soldiers were also wounded, US official said in a statement. “On behalf …

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Afghanistan continues to make progress: Kerry

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: The United States Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday said that Afghanistan is continued to make progress in order to gain more democratic and secure future. “We stand with you as you honor your many achievements, and we salute your courage, your hard work and your …

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Washington transfers 15 Guantanamo prisoners to UAE

The move marks the largest single transfer of Guantanamo prisoners under Obama’s government. Fifteen Guantanamo Bay prisoners have been transferred to the United Arab Emirates in the biggest such release for years. The Pentagon said on Monday that the transfer of 12 Yemenis and three Afghans brought the total number …

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Pakistan’s 70th Independence Day celebrated in Kabul

The Embassy of Pakistan in Afghanistan on Sunday held a ceremony marking the 70th Independence Day of the neighbouring country. Ambassador Syed Abrar Hussain hoisted the national flag and Pakistan’s anthem was played at the ceremony, a statement from the embassy said. Messages of President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister …

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Obama is the founder of ISIS: Trump campaign’s spokeswoman

AT-KABUL: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s campaign spokeswoman Katrina Pierson on Saturday accused President Barack Obama of founding the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). She claimed that Obama was responsible for the invasion of Afghanistan. Pierson’s comments came during an exchange with CNN’s Victor Blackwell, when she was …

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