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Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said the killing of unarmed George Floyd in police custody shows what what the United States 'has always done all over the world'.

A popular and outspoken imam at a mosque in Kabul's fortified Green Zone was among two people killed in an attack on Tuesday.

US negotiator optimistic for Afghan peace talk success

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US negotiator optimistic for Afghan peace talk success

The US negotiator on Afghanistan voiced optimism that the Taliban and government would begin peace talks and said Trump could pull US troops ahead of schedule if all goes well.

Journalist killed in Kabul bomb blast targeting TV workers

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Journalist killed in Kabul bomb blast targeting TV workers

The attack comes just days after a tentative ceasefire ended.

<em>Afghanistan</em> 'ready' for peace dialogue with Taliban

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Afghanistan 'ready' for peace dialogue with Taliban

Abdullah Abdullah, who heads a council representing the government, said a lull in violence triggered by a surprise ceasefire offered by the ...

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US offers $3 million bounty for IS propagandist

The US State Department is offering a multi-million-dollar reward for information on the location of senior IS leader Muhammad Khadir Musa Ramadan, also known as Abu Bakr al-Gharib.

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Afghan forces killed in first 'Taliban attacks' since ceasefire

The first deadly assault since the end of a three-day ceasefire in Afghanistan led to the deaths of seven Afghan security force members.

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US troop reduction in Afghanistan ahead of schedule

The scheduled withdrawal of US military personnel as part of a peace deal with the Taliban is already nearing its mid-July target of 8,600, ...

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Afghanistan to free 900 more Taliban prisoners

The ceasefire, only the second of its kind in the 19-year-old conflict, has raised hopes of an extended truce between the Taliban and Afghan ...

Joy and sorrow for Afghan parents after hospital attack

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Joy and sorrow for Afghan parents after hospital attack

New Afghan parents are haunted by the memory of an horrific killing spree at a Kabul maternity ward earlier this month.

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Afghan ceasefire holds as prisoner release expected

The Taliban on Sunday began a ceasefire to mark the Eid al-Fitr holiday.

In pictures: Muslims celebrate Eid amid lockdowns, coronavirus fears

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In pictures: Muslims celebrate Eid amid lockdowns, coronavirus fears

Traditional celebrations marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan have been dampened by the coronavirus pandemic, forcing many to ...

Afghan president vows to quicken release of Taliban prisoners

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Afghan president vows to quicken release of Taliban prisoners

The release of Taliban prisoners will be accelerated, Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani said on Sunday.

Yemen Aid: Battling coronavirus in a war zone

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Yemen Aid: Battling coronavirus in a war zone

The New Arab's series 'Together Against Coronavirus' looks at how NGOs in the Middle East and beyond are tackling Covid-19.

Despite global truce appeal, 661,000 people newly displaced

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Despite global truce appeal, 661,000 people newly displaced

Around 661,000 people in 19 countries were displaced by armed conflict since the UN secretary-general called for a global ceasefire during the ...

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Eid shopping rush across Asia despite coronavirus risk

Despite coronavirus guidelines, Muslims across Asia have spilled into markets to prepare for Eid Al-Fitr festivities.

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Pandemic and violence jeopardise Afghanistan's fragile peace process

The Covid-19 pandemic and a spike in violence threaten to jeopardise Afghanistan's fragile peace process.

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US father-son duo accused of masterminding Ghosn's escape

Michael Taylor, a 59-year-old former Green Beret and private security specialist, and Peter Taylor, 27, are wanted by Japan on charges they ...

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Taliban leader affirms commitment to peace deal with US

The leader of the Taliban says that his group is committed to a peace deal signed in February with the US, amid increasing violence between ...

Gunmen kill seven Afghan worshippers in attack on mosque

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Gunmen kill seven Afghan worshippers in attack on mosque

Gunmen opened fire on worshippers praying in a mosque north of Kabul on Tuesday night, killing seven and wounding twelve, amid a spike in ...

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Eight Afghan soldiers die fighting off Taliban attack

Taliban fighters attacked several government posts on the outskirts of Kunduz

Afghan woman voluntarily nurses babies of slain mothers

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Afghan woman voluntarily nurses babies of slain mothers

Firooza Omar volunteered to nurse the newborn babies of mothers who were murdered in a horrific attack on a maternity ward.

Trump's malaria drug use to be 'welcomed' in India

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Trump's malaria drug use to be 'welcomed' in India

India's policy on the decades-old drug, used to prevent malaria and treat lupus and rheumatoid arthritis, drastically changed following remarks ...

UN: Rise in civilian deaths by Taliban, Afghan forces

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UN: Rise in civilian deaths by Taliban, Afghan forces

The UN report blamed the Taliban for killing 208 civilians last month and also said that operations by Afghan forces in April had killed 172 ...

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