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Pentagon chief orders review of 2019 Syria strike
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Pentagon chief orders review of 2019 Syria strike

WASHINGTON, Nov 29 (Reuters) – U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin ordered a four-star general to review a 2019 strike in…
Despite mistrust, Afghan Shiites seek Taliban protection
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Despite mistrust, Afghan Shiites seek Taliban protection

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Outside a Shiite shrine in Kabul, four armed Taliban fighters stood guard on a recent Friday…
Islamic State violence dents Taliban claims of safer Afghanistan
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Islamic State violence dents Taliban claims of safer Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD, Nov 9 (Reuters) – Last month, the family of Mawlavi Ezzatullah, a member of Afghanistan’s Hizb-e Islami party, received…
Dozens killed and wounded as blasts and gunfire hit Kabul hospital
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Dozens killed and wounded as blasts and gunfire hit Kabul hospital

KABUL, Nov 2 (Reuters) – At least 25 people were killed and more than 50 wounded in an attack on…
They survived Paris terror attack to face agony, doubt
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They survived Paris terror attack to face agony, doubt

PARIS (AP) — They were animals, many of them say. Prey that had lost all sense of time. Targets who…
Islamic State claims mosque bombing in south Afghanistan
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Islamic State claims mosque bombing in south Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a deadly suicide bombing on a Shiite mosque in…
EXPLAINER: Can the Taliban suppress the potent IS threat?
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EXPLAINER: Can the Taliban suppress the potent IS threat?

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — With the Taliban in power in Afghanistan, there’s a new enemy ascending. The Islamic State group…
Iraq says it has arrested top leader in Islamic State group
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Iraq says it has arrested top leader in Islamic State group

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq said on Monday it has detained a top leader of the Islamic State group and a…
Taliban say they won’t work with US to contain Islamic State
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Taliban say they won’t work with US to contain Islamic State

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban on Saturday ruled out cooperation with the United States to contain extremist groups in Afghanistan,…
France calls killing of Islamic State leader big victory
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France calls killing of Islamic State leader big victory

PARIS (AP) — The leader of the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara died of wounds from a drone strike…
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