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  1. Opium use booms in Afghanistan, creating a ‘silent tsunami’ of addicted women

    Washingtonpost.com - Asia 06.19 / 22:17 washingtonpost.com
    A problem once limited to men is increasingly affecting wives, mothers and children, upending family…
  2. Afghanistan-India air corridor inaugurated as $11m cargo to arrive New Delhi today

    Khaama.com - Afghanistan 06.19 / 22:07 khaama.com
    The air corridor between Afghanistan and India was formally inaugurated by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani today as cargo worth $11 million is expected to arrive in New Delhi today. The second flight as part of the air corridor is expected to leave Afghanistan in a week time and will carry cargo worth $2 million from Read the full…
  3. ISIS loses two top foreign supporters in East of Afghanistan

    Khaama.com - Afghanistan 06.19 / 22:07 khaama.com
    The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group’s offshoot in Afghanistan, ISIS Khurasan, has lost two of its top foreign supporters in eastern Nangarahr province. The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan National Army (ANA) forces in the East said at least eleven insurgents of the terror group were killed during the counter-terrorism Read the full a…
  4. 'Insider Attack' Looms Large as More US Troops Head to Afghanistan

    Cbn.com - World 06.19 / 19:29 cbn.com
    President Donald Trump and his administration are still trying to determine whether to send some 4,000 American troops to Afghanistan.But is that the right…
  5. Rashid Khan takes 7 wickets as Afghanistan defeats WI by 63 runs in first ODI

    Khaama.com - All Sports 06.19 / 19:27 khaama.com
    The Afghanistan national cricket team managed to secure its first victory in the One Day International (ODI) series between the two countries after whitewashed in Twenty20 International series. Played at the Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium in St Lucia, the Afghan team won the toss and elected to bat first, setting a target of 213 Read the full…
  6. John McCain to Trump administration: Get a strategy for Afghanistan or Congress will

    AZcentral-Politics 06.19 / 19:21 azcentral.com
    McCain's statement comes after insider attacks on U.S. soldiers and the White House handed to the Pentagon the authority to set troop…
  7. Another Keralite IS member killed in Afghanistan

    Zeenews.india.com - India 06.19 / 18:03 zeenews.india.com
    However there was no information about time and cause of Abdullah`s…
  8. ICC's Associate Members Afghanistan, Ireland hope to end wait for Test status

    Zeenews.india.com - All Sports 06.19 / 17:31 zeenews.india.com
    Cricket Ireland understand there have been no hiccups since and they stand ready to take their place alongside the game's established…
  9. American working in Afghanistan kidnapped in Kabul

    Upi.com -World 06.19 / 17:16 www.upi.com
    Afghan security officials said unknown gunmen kidnapped a U.S. citizen living in Kabul while he was on his way to…
  10. Afghan President inaugurates first Afghanistan-India air corridor

    Theindianawaaz.com - India 06.19 / 16:58 theindianawaaz.com
    web desk Afghan President Ashraf Ghani today inaugurated the first Afghanistan-India air corridor at the Kabul International Airport. The corridor is a direct route that will bypass Pakistan and is meant to improve commerce in Afghanistan. Mr. Ghani said on the occasion that the aim of the route is to create more opportunities and make … Continue reading Afghan President inaugurates first Afghanistan-India air corridor…
  11. Air freight corridor between Afghanistan, India established

    Dailyexcelsior.com - Top Stories 06.19 / 16:28 dailyexcelsior.com
    NEW DELHI: A cargo flight today landed from Kabul to New Delhi, establishing an air freight corridor between Afghanistan and India. The air freight corridor will give a fillip to the trade relations between the two countries and give landlocked … The post Air freight corridor between Afghanistan, India established appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News…
  12. Maiden India-Afghanistan cargo flight lands in Delhi; PM Narendra Modi welcomes initiative

    Zeenews.india.com - India 06.19 / 15:30 zeenews.india.com
    The first cargo flight of the Afghanistan-India air freight corridor carrying Afghan goods to India landed in New Delhi on Monday…
  13. Afghan President inaugurates first Afghanistan-India air corridor

    Apnnews.com - World 06.19 / 15:13 apnnews.com
    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani today inaugurated the first Afghanistan-India air corridor at the Kabul International Airport.  The corridor is a direct route that will bypass Pakistan and is meant to improve commerce in Afghanistan. Mr. Ghani said on the occasion that the aim of the route is to create more opportunities and make Afghanistan an …
  14. 7 American Sailors Killed at Sea; 7 American Soldiers Attacked in Afghanistan

    Cnsnews.com - World 06.19 / 13:29 cnsnews.com
    This is a difficult time for the U.S. military: Seven American sailors were killed on Friday and the commanding officer was seriously injured when a U.S. Navy destroyer inexplicably crashed into a huge container ship off the coast of Japan. And American soldiers are still coming under fire from the Afghan troops they’re supposed to be…
  15. The Trump administration can't decide what to do about Afghanistan

    Theweek.com - US 06.19 / 13:24 theweek.com
    With little fanfare, the Trump administration announced last week its plans to send several thousand more troops to Afghanistan to join the 8,400 already stationed in the country. Yet "the White House played down the Pentagon's vaguely worded statement, which referred only to setting 'troop levels' as a stopgap measure — a tacit admission of the administration's internal conflicts over what to do about the deteriorating situation in Afghanistan," The New York Times writes. Experts say the a…
  16. 7 U.S. Service Members Wounded In 'Insider Attack' In Afghanistan

    News.wgcu.org - Florida (FL) 06.19 / 11:57 news.wgcu.org
    For the second time in a week, a man in an Afghan army uniform opened fire on U.S. service members at a base in Afghanistan. The attack Saturday at Camp Shaheen left seven American soldiers wounded, according to officials with the NATO-led mission in the country. Officials at the northern base tell Jennifer Glasse, who reported from Kabul for our Newscast unit, that the shooter was killed. At least one Afghan soldier was also wounded in the attack. A tweet from the NATO-led Operation…
  17. US citizen in Afghanistan kidnapped on way to work

    Newdelhitimes.com - World 06.19 / 10:24 newdelhitimes.com
    An American citizen who is living in Afghanistan was kidnapped on his way to work on Sunday, Kabul police said. The kidnapping took place in the Karte Char area of Kabul, according to Mohammad Almas, the head of the Kabul police’s Crime Investigation Department (CID). The kidnappers posed in Afghan security forces uniforms in order…
  18. Battlefield Afghanistan: My Greatest Failure

    Havokjournal.com - Lifestyle 06.19 / 07:50 havokjournal.com
    A topographical map was displayed with all the Brigade’s outposts and forward operating bases. We gleaned over this map for several moments in silence then out of nowhere, as if it were rehearsed, our three man team in the B-Hut looked at one another in disbelief and said aloud, “These guys are screwed.” Whoever the [R…
  19. US to likely send thousands of more troops to Afghanistan

    Thekabultimes.gov.af - Politics 06.19 / 07:43 thekabultimes.gov.af
      The Pentagon is making plans to send additional U.S. troops to Afghanistan. While the number is currently expected to be between 3,000 and …
  20. NUG should further strengthen & equip Afghanistan intelligence forces

    Thekabultimes.gov.af - Politics 06.19 / 07:08 thekabultimes.gov.af
     Security, political and social circumstances in Afghanistan are rapidly changing and by passing nearly 16 years from so-called security-building process by foreign forces Afghanistan …