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Top ISIL leader killed in Helmand

Press TV: Afghan officials say a senior commander of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terrorist group has been killed along with four of his comrades during a cleanup operation in Afghanistan’s troubled south. Shah Mahmood Ashna, a spokesman for the provincial police headquarters said on Friday …

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Helicopter crash kills 17 in Zabul

At least 17 soldiers, including five crew members killed in a helicopter crash in a remote region of the southern Zabul province on Thursday, officials said. Taliban insurgents claimed their fighters shot down the helicopter, but a government official blamed a technical failure for the crash, just hours after a …

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Truck bomb kills six in Logar

A truck bomb targeting an Afghan Special Forces base in an eastern Logar province killed at least six people and wounded dozens, officials said on Thursday. Explosion in fragile Logar province south of Kabul is first major insurgent attack since announcement of Mullah Omar’s death. “A water truck filled with …

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Afghan-Taliban Peace Talks To Be Held Soon

Afghan government officials and Taliban representatives are set to meet again for a second round of peace talks in the near future, Pakistani officials confirmed. The second round of Peace Talks was set to be held last Friday but postponed due to the death of Taliban Leader, Mullah Omar. Pakistan …

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“Government” Main Obstacle For Economic Growth

Deputy Minister of Revenue and Customs department of Finance Ministry said that the main obstacle for economic growth and investment development in the country is the government. Gul Maqsood Sabet, Deputy Minister of Revenue and Customs department of Finance Ministry noted that Afghanistan would not be out of economic problems, …

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