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Over 70 killed in Afghan twin mosque bombing

More than 70 people have been killed in twin suicide bombings on mosques in Afghanistan, government officials said. In Kabul, a suicide bomber killed at least 39 people and injured 45 more when he detonated his explosives among so

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US orders first group of Afghanistan reinforcements

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said he had signed deployment orders for some of the American reinforcements that are to be sent to Afghanistan. It is the first tangible step that the Pentagon has taken to carry out the new strate

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Abu Dhabi funding of Afghanistan projects hits $326m

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has allocated to date Dh1.2 billion ($326 million) in Abu Dhabi government grants and concessionary loans to 18 development projects in Afghanistan. The funding spans crucial sectors, such as

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US hits Islamic State with ‘mother of all bombs’

The US dropped a massive GBU-43 bomb, the largest non-nuclear bomb it has ever used in combat, in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday against a series of caves used by Islamic State militants, a report said. It was the first time the

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Iran-Afghanistan rail project on fast track

Work on the Iran-Afghanistan railway project is progressing at a steady pace with the network, linking the two neighbours, due for completion early next year, said a report, citing a senior official. This comes as part of Iran'

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Iran-Afghanistan rail project on fast track

Work on the Iran-Afghanistan railway project is progressing at a steady pace with the network, linking the two neighbours, due for completion early next year, said a report, citing a senior official. This comes as part of Iran'

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Over 100 dead after avalanches hit Pak-Afghan border

At least 119 people have died along the Afghan-Pakistani border after three days of heavy snowfall caused a series of deadly avalanches on Sunday. The death toll is expected to rise as rescuers reach isolated regions where it'

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4 killed in suicide bombing at US base in Afghanistan

A suicide bomber dressed as a labourer blew himself up on Saturday at the largest American military base in Afghanistan, killing four Americans, said a report, citing Defence Secretary Ash Carter. Two members of the armed services

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Hundreds killed in fierce fighting in Afghanistan

Hundreds of members of Afghanistan’s security forces have been killed recently fighting insurgent attacks on the main city in the southern province of Helmand, officials said on Friday. Abdul Majeed Akhonzada, deputy head of

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Iran, Afghanistan to develop Chabahar Port

Top officials from Iran and Afghanistan recently held a meeting to discuss the development of the Chabahar Port in the south-eastern Iranian province of Sistan-Baluchestan, said a report. The meeting was held between Iran's to

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