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Local news for Kabul, Afghanistan continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | Israellycool

Two States For Two Peoples Is Dead

This is not Ben Gurion Airport. The remains of a burnt airplane is pictured at the Tripoli international airport in the Libyan capital on July 16, 2014 - Mahmud Turkia/AFP Yesterday a single, solitary Hamas rocket got through our multi layered defences and landed near our airport.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

SFGate

News of the day From Across the Globe, July 23

The victims, three from Nepal and one from Peru, were guarding the entrance to buildings in Kabul used by DynCorp within a fortified compound run by the Counter Narcotics Police of Afghanistan, officials said.

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Yahoo!

Treasures rescued from war

It's one of the more poignant stories in the history of museology: a collection of rare and priceless artefacts from Afghanistan, believed to have been lost to the country's seemingly perennial political conflict, are discovered stashed away in the vaults of the presidential palace in Kabul, untouched and preserved while wars raged on around them.

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Rediff.com

ISI playing a lead role in fighting terrorists: China

For the first time, China has come out openly backing Pakistan's Inter-Service Intelligence saying the spy agency could not have been involved in the recent attack on an Indian consulate in Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Terrorism, Hamid Karzai

Xinhuanet

News Analysis: Pakistan's major anti-Taliban Waziristan offensive revives tension with Afghanistan

When Pakistan launched its long- awaited major military offensive against the local Taliban and other foreign jihadists in their main sanctuary in North Waziristan last month, the army formally requested the Afghan security forces to boost border security to stop fleeing militants from crossing the border.

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MYREPUBLICA.com

Nepali security guard killed in Afghanistan suicide attack

A Nepali security guard was killed, while two others were injured in a suicide bomb attack at a police compound housing foreign advisers in Kabul, Afghanistan on Tuesday.

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The Independent

Three foreign advisors killed after suicide bomb attack in Kabul

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The Washington Post

Four foreigners killed in Afghan suicide attack inside Kabul security compound

A suicide bomber driving a motorcycle packed with explosives detonated inside a security compound in the Afghan capital Tuesday, killing four foreigners and injuring dozens more, police said.

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Suria

Taliban suicide attack kills four...

A Taliban suicide attacker riding a motorbike killed at least four foreigners in a compound in Kabul on Tuesday, police said, in the latest blast to rock the capital during an impasse over presidential election results.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Suicide bomber kills 4 foreign guards in Kabul

Deputy interior minister, Gen. Mohammad Ayoub Salangi, says the attacker targeted the compound that houses foreign advisers to the Afghan government as well as the office of the deputy minister for counter-narcotics.

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The Baltimore Sun

Three foreign advisers killed in near Kabul airport

A Taliban suicide bomber detonated himself on Tuesday outside Kabul International Airport, killing three foreign advisers and an Afghan interpreter, police said.

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KFVS12

US, UN work on Israel-Hamas cease-fire

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has suggested that countries that have been "so wronged" take responsibility for securing the crime scene where the Malaysian jetliner was shot down in Ukraine.

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Stars and Stripes

Air Force's only F-15 wing in Europe gets new commander

The command of a unit instrumental in comforting U.S. allies unnerved by Russian actions in Ukraine changed hands on Monday.

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Payvand News of Iran

Iran Plays a Waiting Game in Afghanistan

It has been a worrisome few weeks for Iran. The negotiations with world powers over its nuclear program are seeing significant differences , there is chaos in Iraq to Iran's west, and more recently, the political transition in its eastern neighbor, Afghanistan, hit a serious bump with allegations of fraud threatening to derail the process.

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The Washington Post

IG: $2.8 billion Afghanistan produce facility sitting unused

A $2.8 million facility the United States built in Afghanistan to store produce for local farmers has sat unused and unmaintained for more than a year, with Afghan officials still looking for a business to lease the property, according to a federal watchdog agency.

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WWLP

Westover Reservist brings cheer to Kabul orphanage

Westover Reservist Lt. Col. James Bishop interviews J. Reese Hume, humanitarian group PARSA's project manager.

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Fox News

Dogs rescued in Afghanistan to be reunited with American comrades

A sergeant with a U.S. elite special forces unit is pictured with "Rommel," one of the two dogs he rescued in Afghanistan.

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Hindustan Times

Chinas new Afghan envoy lauds Pak spy agency ISI

China on Monday praised Pakistan and its spy agency the Inter-Services Intelligence for their fight against terrorism, all but absolving them of involvement in the recent attack on the Indian consulate in Herat in Afghanistan.

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The Bennington Banner

Afghan official: Suicide bombing kills 2 in south

An Afghan official says a suicide bomber has targeted a police convoy in the southern province of Helmand, killing two people, a policeman and a civilian.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Daily Star

Why we cannot abandon Afghanistan

THE recent spate of suicide bombings across Afghanistan remind us that the Taliban-al-Qaeda forces are alive and well, and are becoming increasingly active as the time for the Nato withdrawal nears.

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