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U.S. hits Taliban with airstrikes in Helmand

AT News KABUL: The US air force has carried out operations to pound Taliban positions in Helmand province in the south that has turned to one of deadliest centers of clashes between Afghan government forces and Taliban who try to capture the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah. Fawad Aman, a …

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Stratospheric rise in civilian casualties

The innocent people of Afghanistan – the women, children, elderly and younger are continuing to suffer from the longest conflict which is deadly and unbendable. Civilians were killed or injured at record levels in the first half of this year as violence escalated nationwide. The number of internally displaced people …

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Ex-soldier’s son flogged by Taliban in Faryab

AT News KABUL: Taliban militants whipped a teenage son of a former member of security forces in northern Faryab province, an official said on Monday. Provincial police spokesman, Karim Youresh said Taliban lashed the 12-year old boy Koh-e-Seyad area of Shirin Tagab district of the province. The boy is identified …

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War brings a ‘lose-lose’ situation: Rahmani

Parliament speaker vows no letdown against Taliban AT News KABUL: Mir Rahman Rahmani, parliament speaker emphasized his support for the government forces in fight with Taliban, but said that no party of the ongoing war would win and the people of Afghanistan are the only sufferers of the war. Rahmani …

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