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Taliban Announces Launch of Annual Spring Offensive

The Taliban insurgent group on Wednesday announced the launch of its spring offensive under the name of “Al-Khandaq”. Operation Al-Khandaq – named after a famous seventh century battle in Medina in which Muslim fighters defeated “infidel” invaders. In a statement released online on April 25, the militant group said the …

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Senior Jamiat Commander Killed in Faryab Blast

Ghulam Farooq Qata, a former commander of Hezb-e-Jamiat Islami Afghanistan, has been killed in a roadside bomb blast in northwestern Faryab province, an official said Tuesday. Provincial Police spokesman Abdul Karim Yourish told Ariana News that last night Taliban militants attacked over Shirinak village in Almar district of the province. …

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Three Brothers Beheaded by ISIS in Nangarhar

Three brothers were beheaded by the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) or Daesh terrorist group in Chaparhar district of the eastern Nangarhar province, according to the local authorities. “The incident took place, last night in Tirili area of Chaparhar district,” Nangarhar governor’s spokesperson, Attaullah Khogyani told Ariana …

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