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Afghan air raids kill 12 terrorists in eastern Logar province

Yahoo Daily News 18 May 2021
Read full article ... Representative image. Azra [Afghanistan], May 18 (ANI/Xinhua) ... Taliban terrorists have intensified activities since the formal start of the U.S.-led forces pull out from Afghanistan on May 1 and are active in parts of Logar province with Pul-e-Alam as its capital 60 km south of Kabul. (ANI/Xinhua). TRENDING. News18 ... News18 ... .

A Sad Day

Kayhan 18 May 2021
May God damn these Godless thugs who continue to indulge in terrorism and cannibalism against Muslims through such dastardly outfits as al-Qa’eda, Daesh, Boko Haram, Lashkar-e Jhangavi, etc., as is happening in Syria, Iraq, Libya, Yemen, Afghanistan, Pakistan and other places.

In Taliban-controlled areas, girls are fleeing for one thing: an education

Indian Express 18 May 2021
So three years ago, girls older than 12 stopped attending classes in the two rural districts just south of Sheberghan, a low-slung provincial capital in Afghanistan’s northwest ... And over the weekend, a triple bombing of a school in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, left dozens of schoolgirls dead.

Taliban blames the Afghan government for ongoing bloodshed

Sandhills Express 18 May 2021
The airbase in Kandahar that was once home to 30,000 foreign troops is now under the control of Afghanistan‘s own forces ... There were rare scenes in the capital city of Kabul as Ramadan ended and Muslims came out to parks to enjoy the Eid holiday ... of Afghanistan.”.

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East Bay Times 18 May 2021
Submit your letter to the editor via this form. Read more Letters to the Editor ... Re ... I have to express my horror at the news that more than 60 young girls were killed by the Taliban in several explosions as they left their school outside of Kabul, Afghanistan(“Death toll soars to 50 in school bombing in Afghan capital,” Page A4, May 10 ).

As U.S. leaves Afghanistan, extremists pick the softest targets

Sandhills Express 17 May 2021
Mohib acknowledged growing fears both inside and outside Afghanistan that, as the insurgents sow chaos with violence and try to capitalize on the departure of foreign forces, the country could descend into complete civil war ... in the Iranian capital Tehran, September 26, 2018.

Afghan cease-fire ends amid calls for fresh peace talks

The Concord Township News-Herald 17 May 2021
KABUL, Afghanistan — A three-day cease-fire marked by violent attacks — most claimed by the Islamic State group — ended Sunday in Afghanistan amid calls for renewed peace talks between the government and Taliban ... A bombing Friday in a mosque north of the capital killed 12 worshippers, including the prayer leader.

Fatima Haidari's inspiring journey from shepherd girl to tour guide in Afghanistan: 'I feel empowered now'

The National 17 May 2021
It brought me closer to nature, and it was the first time I ever guided someone,” says 22-year-old Fatima Haidari, who is believed to be the first female tour guide in Afghanistan ... I didn’t know an Afghan woman like myself could do it,” she says, speaking over the phone from her home in Herat, Afghanistan, 822 km from the capital Kabul.

Accident blast kills 3 Taliban militants in W. Afghanistan 17 May 2021
HERAT, Afghanistan, May 17 (Xinhua) -- Three Taliban militants were killed on Monday morning when a homemade improvised roadside bomb they were ...

Blast in Afghan Mosque Kills 12 as Fighting Intensifies Between Taliban and Gov’t Forces

Democracy Now 17 May 2021
In Afghanistan, a bomb blast inside a mosque outside the capital Kabul killed at least 12 people Friday as worshipers were gathered for the Eid al-Fitr ...

Miller: Taliban Might Ramp Up Violence Post-Ceasefire

Tolo News 17 May 2021
“I do expect that we’ve seen Taliban surge pressure on different provincial capitals,” he said as quoted by BBC. In response to a question about whether the US has failed in its mission in Afghanistan, he said ... The conference on Afghanistan in Turkey is expected to take place in the near future, but its exact time is not known so far.

US president vows and vows again to leave Afghanistan

Press TV 17 May 2021
I'm now the fourth, United States president to preside over American troop presence in Afghanistan, two Republicans, two Democrats ... The iconic Azadi Tower in the Iranian capital, Tehran, is lit up with the colors of the Afghan flag in solidarity with Afghanistan and the victims of the recent brutal terrorist attack at a school in Kabul.

The Political Center, Borrowing Now from Left and Right

National Review 17 May 2021
In broad strokes, a portion of traditional left-leaning parties made their peace with capitalism as the Cold War ended ... “Their policy proposals have included major national infrastructure spending, including expanding the train system, a capital gains tax increase and a withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan,” she writes.

Fighting in Afghanistan resumes as ceasefire ends

Taipei Times 16 May 2021
AFP, KANDAHAR, Afghanistan ... There were clashes on the outskirts of Lashkar Gah, the capital of Helmand, which has seen intense fighting since the US began its final troop withdrawal from Afghanistan earlier this month, an Afghan military spokesman and a local official said ... Soldiers rest in a rural area in Nangahar Province, Afghanistan, on March 24.

3-day Afghanistan cease-fire ends amid calls for fresh peace talks

Hindustan Times 16 May 2021
Violence continued unabated during the cease-fire, as bombing on Friday in a mosque north of the capital Kabul killed 12 worshippers ... A three-day cease-fire marked by violent attacks — most claimed by the Islamic State group — ended Sunday in Afghanistan amid calls for renewed peace talks between the government and Taliban.