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  1. 2 Indians who joined IS, Qaeda killed in Syria, Afghanistan

    News.rediff.com - India 04.30 / 16:22 news.rediff.com
    They were among the 21 people, including women and children from Kerala, who had travelled to the Middle East and went missing in…
  2. NATO chief says alliance may boost troops in Afghanistan

    Presstv.com - Media 04.30 / 16:16 presstv.com
    The 28-nation Western military alliance is expected to make a decision by June on a possible troop increase in…
  3. Despite Risks, Nepalese Workers Head to Afghanistan

    The post Despite Risks, Nepalese Workers Head to Afghanistan appeared first on Global Press…
  4. 43 militants killed in counter-terrorism operations in Afghanistan

    Business-standard.com - Markets 04.30 / 12:08 business-standard.com
    Of these, 17 were IS fighters; no official report of any casualties on the security forces…
  5. Possible friendly fire killed two soldiers in Afghanistan – Pentagon

    Rinf.com - U.S. 04.30 / 11:12 rinf.com
    Published time: 28 Apr, 2017 20:16Edited time: 29 Apr, 2017 19:02 The Pentagon is investigating whether the two Army Rangers were killed by ground fire from Afghan commandos or other American forces during a raid this week on an ISIS stronghold. “We are investigating the circumstances of the combat deaths of the two Army Rangers…
  6. U.S. Marines back in Helmand as Afghanistan ‘stalemate’ continues

    Aaj.tv - World 04.30 / 10:20 aaj.tv
    CAMP SHORAB, AFGHANISTAN: The U.S. Marine Corps has returned to Helmand, the restive province in southern Afghanistan where it fought years of bloody battles with the Taliban, to help train Afghan forces struggling to contain the insurgency. Many of the 300 Marines coming to Helmand as part of the NATO-led Resolute Support training mission are…
  7. You can’t rule Afghanistan by force: Hekmatyar tells Taliban

    Thekabultimes.gov.af - Afghanistan 04.30 / 09:58 thekabultimes.gov.af
     KABUL: The Hezb-e-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) leader addressing a gathering asked Taliban to join peace process and give up war and militancy in the country, …
  8. US Marines return to Afghanistan, first time since 2014

    Siasat.com - World 04.30 / 09:31 siasat.com
    Lashkar Gah, Afghanistan: US Marines have returned to Afghanistan’s volatile Helmand province, the first time since NATO forces ended their combat role in 2014. Commander of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan General John Nicholson attended a handover ceremony on Saturday, marking the return of the prestigious force in the poppy-growing southern province Helmand, where &…
  9. U.S. Marines back in Helmand as Afghanistan 'stalemate' continues

    Thestar.com.my - World 04.30 / 08:34 thestar.com.my
    CAMP SHORAB, Afghanistan (Reuters) - The U.S. Marine Corps has returned to Helmand, the restive province in southern Afghanistan where it fought years of bloody battles with the Taliban, to help train Afghan forces struggling to contain the…
  10. IPL 2017: Afghanistan government to make documentary on Rashid Khan and Mohammad Nabi

    Oneindia.com - All Sports 04.30 / 07:29 oneindia.com
    Bengaluru, April 30: Afghanistan duo Rashid Khan and Mohammad Nabi has stirred the IPL 2017 with their stellar performances for Sunrisers Hyderabad. [Rashid Khan thanks, people of Afghanistan] IPL Special Site; Schedule; Points Table; Photos While 18-year-old Rashid is a…
  11. Friendly fire may have killed U.S. troops in Afghanistan: Pentagon

    Aaj.tv - World 04.30 / 06:38 aaj.tv
    WASHINGTON: Two U.S. special operations forces soldiers killed in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday may have been struck by friendly fire in an operation targeting the emir of Islamic State militants in Afghanistan, the Pentagon said on Friday. Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis told reporters that the military was investigating whether the two troops may have…
  12. Kerala’s 21, now down to 18: One more youth who joined ISIS killed in Afghanistan

    Thenewsminute.com - Kerala 04.30 / 05:09 thenewsminute.com
    Islamic StateYahiya a.k.a. Bestin Vincent was in his late 20s.TNM Staff islamic_state_cfr_0.jpgOne more Kerala youth who joined the ISIS was killed in Afghanistan. Yahiya, a.k.a. Bestin Vincent, was killed, according to the social media account of Ashfaq, another ISIS recruit from Kerala, reported Manoramaonline. Bestin, a native of Palakkad, left Kerala and joined the ISIS in June 2016, along with his wife Merrin, brother Bexen and sister-in-law Nimisha. In his late 20s, Bestin had…
  13. Afghanistan tense as warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar returns to the fold

    Afghanistan's beleaguered president invited the warlord home in the hope that it would encourage the Taliban to lay down their arms and seek…
  14. Afghanistan tense as warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar returns to the fold

    Smh.com.au - Cricket 04.30 / 04:24 www.smh.com.au
    Afghanistan's beleaguered president invited the warlord home in the hope that it would encourage the Taliban to lay down their arms and seek…
  15. Afghanistan tense as warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar returns to the fold

    Theage.com.au - Football 04.30 / 04:21 www.theage.com.au
    Afghanistan's beleaguered president invited the warlord home in the hope that it would encourage the Taliban to lay down their arms and seek…
  16. Friendly fire may have killed 2 Army Rangers in Afghanistan

    Observer-reporter.com - Washington 04.30 / 01:41 observer-reporter.com
    WASHINGTON – Two Army Rangers killed during a raid on an Islamic State compound in eastern Afghanistan may have died as a result of friendly fire during the opening minutes of the fierce, three-hour firefight, the Pentagon said…
  17. Afghanistan beats Ireland by 172 runs and an innings in ICC Intercontinental Cup

    Khaama.com - All Sports 04.30 / 00:30 khaama.com
    The Afghanistan national cricket team defeated Ireland by 172 runs and an innings in the ICC Intercontinental Cup played in the format of the four day match, test match. Afghanistan won the toss and elected to bat first, scoring 537 runs by losing 8 wickets from 138.5 overs. The Afghan team decided to declare their Read the full…
  18. Third Keralite IS activist killed in Afghanistan

    Siasat.com - India 04.29 / 22:52 siasat.com
    Kasargode (Kerala): A third youth from Kerala who ran away to join the Islamic State terror group in Afghanistan has been killed there, police said on Saturday. According to information received here, Yahya alias Bastian, who was in his late 20s, is reported to have been killed in Afghanistan, said the Kerala Police’s intelligence wing.…
  19. Europe: Making Itself into the New Afghanistan?

    by Giulio Meotti “Those (migrants) who come to seek freedom in France must participate in freedom. Migrants did not come to seek asylum in Saudi Arabia, but in Germany. Why? […]Rating: 0.0/10 (0 votes cast) Related posts: ISIS Smuggling Weapons Into Europe & ‘Asylum Seeker’ Terrorist Czech president: migrants should be fighting Isis, not ‘invading’ Europe Europe: The Substitution of a Pop…
  20. The Pentagon Investigates Possible Friendly Fire Deaths In Afghanistan

    Wislawjournal.com - Wisconsin (WI) 04.29 / 22:35 wislawjournal.com
    The Defense Department says it is looking into the circumstances surrounding the deaths of two U.S. service members killed in a raid on ISIS leaders in eastern Afghanistan this…