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Bomb attack at Kabul mosque kills ‘number of civilians’, says Taliban

By France 24 with AFP and AP AN EXPLOSION outside a mosque in the Afghan capital killed “a number of civilians” on Sunday, a senior Taliban official said.  The bomb targeted the sprawling Eid Gah Mosque in Kabul, where a memorial service was being held for the mother of Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid, who later

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ISIS terror threat forces US military to establish alternate routes to Kabul airport

  By Barbara Starr, Oren Liebermann, Ellie Kaufman and Nicole Gaouette, CNN THE US military is establishing “alternative routes” to Kabul airport because of a threat the terror group ISIS-K poses to the airport and its surroundings, as President Joe Biden met with senior officials on Saturday to discuss the security situation in Afghanistan and

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Taliban co-founder in Afghan capital as evacuation scramble continues

By AFP and published by Channel NewsAsia Kabul – The Taliban’s senior leadership was gathering in the Afghan capital today (Aug. 21) to map out a future “inclusive” government, as desperation deepened for thousands still scrambling to leave the country via a chaotic evacuation operation. A senior Taliban official told AFP that Mullah Abdul Ghani

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