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Afghan Taliban Considering Eid Holiday Ceasefire Sources

PESHAWAR, Pakistan – The Taliban are considering announcing a ceasefire during next week’s Eid holiday, despite heavy fighting seen over recent days in the...

Venezuela Says Two Military Officials Arrested Over Drone Blasts

CARACAS – Venezuela chief prosecutor, Tarek Saab, said on Tuesday two high-ranking military officers were arrested for their alleged involvement in drone...

Roadside Bomb In Yemens Aden Targets Provincial Governors Convoy

ADEN – A roadside bomb in Yemen’s southern city of Aden targeted the convoy of a Saudi-backed Yemeni provincial governor but he was unhurt, witnesses said on...

Afghan Forces Say Regaining Control Of Much Of Besieged City

KABUL – Afghan troops backed by U.S forces gained control of most of the embattled city of Ghazni on Tuesday, officials said, while a Taliban attack in another...

Afghan Forces Say Regaining Control Over Besieged City

KABUL – Afghan troops backed by U.S forces gained control over large parts of the embattled city of Ghazni on Tuesday, officials said, while reports of a Taliban...

Bomb Kills Two In Crowded Baghdad Market Police

BAGHDAD – At least two people were killed and six wounded when a bomb went off at a crowded market in Baghdad on Tuesday, police said. There was no immediate claim...

Taliban Militants Overrun Afghan Army Base Capture Dozens Of Soldiers

KABUL – Taliban militants overran large parts of an army base in northern Afghanistan, killing at least 10 soldiers, wounding 15 and capturing dozens more in...

Jihadist Threats Kept Many Polling Places Shut In Mali Election

BAMAKO – Threats by jihadist militants forced hundreds of polling stations in Mali to stay closed during Sunday’s presidential run-off, the government said...

Suicide Bomber Outside Afghan Election Office Kills At Least One Official

KABUL – A suicide attacker detonated explosives near the office of Afghanistan’s election commission in the capital, Kabul, on Monday, where dozens of...

Jordan Minister Says Militants Who Attacked Police Support Islamic State

AMMAN – Jordan’s interior minister said on Monday militants behind an attack on police supported Islamic State, and investigations had revealed plans for...