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U.S. Senate Blocks Attempt to Repeal Authorizations for Afghanistan, Iraq Wars

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday turned back an attempt to repeal the current authority for American military force in the 16-year-old Afghanistan war and the fight in Iraq, CNBC reported. Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul, an anti-war crusader, had offered an amendment to the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to repeal …

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Roadside Bomb Kills 11 Civilians in Helmand

A roadside bomb explosion late on Friday killed 11 civilians in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan. Provincial governor spokesperson Omar Zwak said that the blast occurred last night around 7:30 pm in Mullah Abbas village in Nawa district. He added that a vehicle which was carrying civilians from the capital …

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