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

Taliban fighters attacked several government posts on the outskirts of Kunduz

US blames horrific Kabul maternity hospital attack on IS

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US blames horrific Kabul maternity hospital attack on IS

The United States has claimed the vicious attack on a maternity hospital in Kabul was perpetrated by Islamic State militants.

Truck <em>bomb</em> in eastern Afghanstan kills five

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Truck bomb in eastern Afghanstan kills five

A car bomb killed at least five people in the eastern Afghan city of Gardez on Thursday, two days after gunmen attacked a maternity ...

Pakistan shoots down Indian drone as Kashmir tensions rise

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Pakistan shoots down Indian drone as Kashmir tensions rise

Pakistan's army said it had shot down a small Indian surveillance drone in occupied Kashmir

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HRW: Afghanistan should prosecute head off ISIS-linked group

Human Rights Watch is calling on the Afghanistan government to prosecute Aslam Farooqi for war crimes.

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Brother of Manchester Arena bomber found guilty of murder

Hashem Abedi's brother Salman detonated a suicide bomb during an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena in 2017, ...

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Baghdad's four decades of conflict and strife

In-depth: From 1980 until now, the Iraqi capital has faced a series of conflicts, instability, and violence. This year marks 40 years since this ...

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Manchester bomber's brother accused of creating 'slaughter' email address

The Manchester bomber's brother is standing trial at the Old Bailey in a case expected to last two months.

UN chief calls for immediate ceasefire in Idlib

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UN chief calls for immediate ceasefire in Idlib

The UN Secretary-General has called for an immediate ceasefire in northwestern Syria, as Al-Qaeda affiliated Hayat Tahrir al-Sham launched a ...

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Car bomb attacks target Syrian regime forces in Aleppo

A source within Hayat Tahrir al-Sham said the group had targeted Iran-backed militias west of Aleppo.

At least four dead in Mogadishu car <em>bomb</em>

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At least four dead in Mogadishu car bomb

Four have been killed near an attack in Somalia's capital city Mogadishu.

Grief, guilt and sisterly bonds: A Pure Heart

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Grief, guilt and sisterly bonds: A Pure Heart

Book Club: Stories about sisters are all the rage these days, and this very relationship is what is explored by Rajia Hassib in her new novel A ...

US strikes Al-Shabaab militants after deadly Somalia attack

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US strikes Al-Shabaab militants after deadly Somalia attack

Four Al-Shabaab militants were killed in US airstrikes targeting the group in Somalia on Sunday, just a day after a deadly attack in Mogadishu ...

Turkish military plane evacuates Somalia <em>bomb</em> victims

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Turkish military plane evacuates Somalia bomb victims

Turkey sent a military plane to evacuate victims of a deadly bombing, as well as doctors to tend to the wounded on Sunday, less than 24 hours ...

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Scores dead in 'massive' car bomb blast in Mogadishu

A massive car bomb exploded in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday, leaving at least 90 dead and scores injured - with the death toll expected to rise.

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Lebanon's Hariri says he's not a candidate for PM

Hariri said his name was drawing too much opposition for him to be a candidate when official consultations to pick a new line-up begin on ...

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US to announce 4,000-troop drawdown from Afghanistan: reports

US media claimed the Trump administration will announce plans to withdraw around 4,000 troops from Afghanistan, amid talks with the Taliban in ...

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US-Taliban talks to take 'brief pause' after airbase attack

The United States has paused talks with the Taliban again, after the group claimed responsibility for a deadly attack near a US airbase in ...

Afghan blast damages hospital near US Bagram airbase

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Afghan blast damages hospital near US Bagram airbase

A bomb exploded near an under-construction medical facility near Bagram Air Base, the main US base north of the Afghan capital, leaving ...

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Somali security forces battle jihadists in Mogadishu hotel attack

Somali security forces were trying to dislodge a group of jihadist fighters who stormed a hotel in the capital Mogadishu popular with ...

Islamic State group claims London Bridge attack

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Islamic State group claims London Bridge attack

IS has claimed convicted terrorist Usman Khan, who carried out Friday’s deadly London attack, was one of its fighters, as Prime Minister Boris ...

Indonesia arrests dozens after IS-linked <em>suicide</em> bombing

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Indonesia arrests dozens after IS-linked suicide bombing

Indonesian authorities have arrested many Indonesian militants, after six were wounded in IS-linked suicide bombing in Medan.

Shots fired at Muslims as Sri Lankan polls close

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Shots fired at Muslims as Sri Lankan polls close

Shots have been fired at a convoy of Muslims heading to vote in northern Sri Lanka as a polls close in a hotly contested presidential election.

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