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US military to cancel $300m in Pakistan aid over terror groups

US military to cancel $300m in Pakistan aid over terror groups

The US military says it is cancelling $300m (£230m) in aid to Pakistan over what it calls Islamabad’s failure to take action against militant groups. President Donald Trump has previously ...

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Trump adviser John Bolton addressed the idea of using private contractors to help fight the U.S. war in Afghanistan

Trump adviser John Bolton addressed the idea of using private contractors to help fight the U.S. war in Afghanistan

President Donald Trump’s national security adviser addressed the idea of using private contractors to help fight the U.S. war in Afghanistan, saying he is “always open to new ideas.” In ...

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US soldier in Afghanistan dies from wounds in roadside blast

US soldier in Afghanistan dies from wounds in roadside blast

A U.S. Army soldier has died from wounds sustained when a roadside bomb detonated near him while he was on patrol in southern Afghanistan, the Pentagon announced Monday. Staff Sgt. ...

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Suicide bombing kills 3 NATO soldiers in Afghanistan, US military says

Suicide bombing kills 3 NATO soldiers in Afghanistan, US military says

A suicide bombing in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday killed three NATO soldiers, U.S. military officials said, as the Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack. In addition, a U.S. soldier and ...

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United Arab Emirates and Afghanistan to reach security agreement

Emirates and Afghanistan to reach security agreement

According to Russian newspaper Gazzetta Rossiyskaya, United Arab Emirates and Afghanistan will sign a security agreement that recommended by united states. This agreement is in signing process but somehow there is ...

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Sending Emirati troops to Afghanistan, a step toward strengthening ISIL

Sending Emirati troops to Afghanistan, a step toward strengthening ISIL

Last month, the National Unity Government has agreed to deploy 2,000 Emirati soldiers to Afghanistan. According to the Security Council, their mission is to strongly support NATO and their goal ...

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UAE and Israel accord on sending troops to Afghanistan

UAE and Israel accord on sending troops to Afghanistan

The Afghan National Security Council (NSC) announced in a statement that it had approved a proposal by the Emirates to send about 200 military forces to some parts of western ...

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US service member killed in Afghanistan insider attack

The US-led coalition headquarters in Kabul has confirmed that a US service member has been killed in an apparent insider attack in southern Afghanistan. A statement issued by the Resolute ...

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Rand Paul worries Mike Pompeo will keep America in Afghanistan even longer

Rand Paul worries Mike Pompeo will keep America in Afghanistan even longer

Some senators may be worried that CIA Director Mike Pompeo, tapped by Donald Trump to be the next secretary of state, agrees with the president too much. Sen. Rand Paul ...

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Afghan official says sticky bomb destroys tanker

Afghan official says sticky bomb destroys tanker

The Latest on a Taliban attack in Afghanistan (all times local): 5:40 p.m. A district governor in Afghanistan’s Parwan province says a sticky bomb has destroyed an oil tanker outside ...

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