Ghazni, Afghanistan Newswire

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  1. 9 militants killed in Afghan forces'operations within day: gov'tRead the original story

    57 min ago | Xinhuanet

    Some nine Taliban militants were killed and eight others wounded as the Afghan National Security Forces pressed ahead with offensives in restive provinces, the Interior Ministry said on Tuesday. "The ANSF operations were conducted in Herat, Farah, Ghazni, Helmand, Kunduz, Uruzgan, Paktika, Takhar, Sari Pul and Khost provinces over the past 24 hours.

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  2. Osama Bin Laden's Files: 'Very strong military activity in Afghanistan'Read the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | The Long War Journal

    Federal prosecutors have introduced eight documents recovered in Osama bin Laden's compound in May 2011 as evidence in the trial of a terrorism suspect in New York. Abid Naseer is alleged to have taken part in al Qaeda's plotting in Europe and New York City.

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  3. New Docs Reveal Osama bin Laden's Secret Ties With IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Weekly Standard

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  4. Taliban suicide bomber strikes NATO diplomatic convoy in KabulRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Long War Journal

    The Afghan Taliban claimed credit for executing today's suicide attack in Kabul that struck a convoy transporting NATO's top diplomat to Afghanistan. A Turkish soldier and an Afghan civilian were killed in the blast.

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  5. Gunmen abduct 30 Shiite Muslims in AfghanistanRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Arab Times

    The men, members of the minority Hazara ethnic group, were seized on Monday evening in Zabul province, on the road between the western city of Herat and the capital Kabul. Hazara Shiite Muslims are often the target of sectarian violence at the hands of Sunni Muslim extremists in Pakistan, though such attacks have been relatively rare in Afghanistan.

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  6. Gunmen abduct 30 Shiite Muslims in Afghanistan: officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The China Post

    Masked gunmen have abducted 30 Shiite Muslim men who were traveling by bus through southern Afghanistan after returning from Iran, officials and a witness said on Tuesday. The men, members of the minority Hazara ethnic group, were seized on Monday evening in Zabul province, on the road between the western city of Herat and the capital Kabul.

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  7. Gunmen Seize 30 People From Bus in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Wall Street Journal

    Gunmen in Afghanistan seized at least 30 people from a bus bound for Kabul, singling out ethnic Hazara passengers and government employees for abduction, officials said.

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  8. Dozens Of Shi'ite Muslims Abducted In AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Weekday Magazine

    The men, members of the minority Hazara ethnic group, were abducted on February 23 on the road between the southern city of Kandahar and the capital, Kabul. Nasir Ahmad, an official with the Ghazni Paima bus company, told AFP news agency that the bus driver "saw a group of masked men in Afghan army uniform signalling him and he thought they were soldiers so he stopped."

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  9. Thirty Shia Muslims kidnapped in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Al Jazeera

    Hazara Muslims are often the target of sectarian violence at the hands of Sunni Muslim groups in Pakistan and Afghanistan [Reuters] Masked gunmen have abducted 30 Shia Muslim men who were travelling by bus through central Afghanistan, according to local authorities. The men, members of the minority Hazara ethnic group, were taken on Monday evening in Zabul province, on the road between the western city of Herat and Kabul.

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  10. Afghanistan Wakes Up To Daesh/ ISIL ThreatRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 15 | Juan Cole

    After consistently rejecting the idea, Kabul could no longer ignore what self-declared recruiters and fighters had been telling them for months - the Islamic State group had indeed arrived in Afghanistan. "Islamic State or those people who call themselves Islamic State are active in some areas and our intelligence reports confirm it and we cannot deny it," Interior Ministry spokesman Siddiq Sidiqqi admitted during a February 10 interview with RFE/RL's Radio Free Afghanistan.

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  11. Afghanistan Wakes Up To Islamic State ThreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Weekday Magazine

    Afghan security officials check people at a road side as part of increased security measures in Helmand Province following the death of Islamic State recruiter Mullah Abdul Rauf in a military operation on February 9. After consistently rejecting the idea, Kabul could no longer ignore what self-declared recruiters and fighters had been telling them for months -- the Islamic State group had indeed arrived in Afghanistan. "Islamic State or those people who call themselves Islamic State are active in some areas and our intelligence reports confirm it and we cannot deny it," Interior Ministry spokesman Siddiq Sidiqqi admitted during a February 10 interview with RFE/RL's Radio Free Afghanistan.

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  12. US Burned $20M on Incinerators in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | ABC News

    U.S. military bases in Afghanistan spent over $20 million of taxpayer money on incinerators for waste disposal which were never used, according to the final assessment of incinerators and burn pits by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction . The report delivered strong criticism of the way Defense Department installations in Afghanistan managed their waste disposal systems -- mistakes which were both expensive and may have exposed U.S. military personnel to significant health risks.

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  13. Drone Kills Gitmo Detainee Turned ISIS Chief in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Breitbart.com

    Former Taliban commander Abdul Rauf, who recently pledged loyalty to the Islamic State , was killed by a drone strike in Afghanistan. Rauf spent six years in the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba after he was captured by American forces in 2001.

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  14. Addicted in Afghanistan: 'I am so ashamed and sad'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | The Toronto Star

    The scene beneath a crumbling overpass was a vision from hell. Hundreds of figures huddled together in the shadows, crouching amid garbage and fetid pools of water.

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  15. Taliban justice winning favour in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | The Age

    Kandahar: Matiullah Khan and Muhammad Aywaz were each dug in, their property dispute in southern Afghanistan at an impasse. Despite paying more than $US1000 apiece in lawyers' fees, they found no resolution in the government's court system.

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  16. Polish officer names son after U.S. heroRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | USA Today

    Staff Sgt. Michael Ollis had Karol Cierpica's back, and ultimately died saving him.

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  17. India understands well the havoc "splintering" along religious lines can cause to a nation.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | The Indian Express

    Congratulations on your highly successful visit to India. We are grateful to you for these words of wisdom: "The peace we seek in the world begins in human hearts, and will find its glorious expression when we look beyond any differences in religion or tribe and rejoice in the beauty of every soul.

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  18. Unwelcome frozen 'lake' outside VFW post on Mill Road in OakwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | SILive.com

    The continuing deep freeze has transformed the section of Mill Road in Oakwood, outside the SSG Michael Ollis Post 9587 Veterans of Foreign Wars building, into a treacherous mess.

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  19. Time For Resolution On The Bergdahl Case: Those Who Searched For Him Deserve ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | The Daily Caller

    Michael G. Waltz is a lieutenant colonel in the Special Forces , president of Metis Solutions, senior national security fellow at the New American Foundation and author of Warrior Diplomat: A Green Beret's Battles from Washington to Afghanistan. Formerly, he was commander of a Special Forces company; counterterrorism advisor to the vice president; and director for Afghanistan policy, Office of the Secretary of Defense-Policy.

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  20. Insider attack targets Afghan police officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Los Angeles Times

    A member of a pro-government militia who was injured after Taliban insurgents struck a checkpoint in Andar district, receives medical treatment at a local hospital in Ghazni, Afghanistan, on Jan. 29, 2015. At least 11 members of a pro-government militia were killed after Taliban insurgents... A member of a pro-government militia who was injured after Taliban insurgents struck a checkpoint in Andar district, receives medical treatment at a local hospital in Ghazni, Afghanistan, on Jan. 29, 2015.

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