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UNAMA Condemns Herat Mosque Attack

The Office of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has condemned last night’s attack at the Jawadia Mosque in Herat which killed at least 31 civilians, including two children, and injured more than 60 others. Two attackers entered a mosque during the evening prayer time when at least 300 worshipers …

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Suicide Bombers Target Mosque in Herat Province

At least 29 people were killed and 64 others injured after one suicide attacker blew himself up and the other one opened fire on worshipers in a mosque in western Herat province of Afghanistan on Tuesday night, officials said. The attackers have targeted Javadia mosque where about 300 people had …

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Robotics Team Disappears After U.S. Competition

The U.S. police were searching on Thursday for six African teenagers who were reported missing from a global robotics competition in Washington, the New York Times reported. U.S. Police officials confirmed that two members of the robotics team from Burundi, Don Ingabire, 16, and Audrey Mwamikazi, 17, were seen entering …

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Pakistan Launches Military Operation Against Islamic State in Tribal Areas  

Pakistan’s military has launched a large scale operation against the Islamic States in its volatile tribal areas, bordering Afghanistan, Reuters reported. Pakistani Military Spokesman, Lieutenant General Asif Ghafoor claimed that Islamic State (Daesh) was growing in strength inside Afghanistan, prompting Pakistan to launch an operation in Federally Administered Tribal Areas …

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