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    Two More Guantánamo Detainees Are Approved for Release

    A board has now backed the release of 12 out of the 39 men remaining at the prison, but U.S. diplomats must first reach security agreements with destination countries. The…

    Breaking News – Afghanistan: Al-Qaeda could threaten US in a year – general

    media caption, Gen Milley: Al-Qaeda may rebuild in Taliban-run Afghanistan Top US General Mark Milley has warned al-Qaeda terrorists in Afghanistan could threaten the US in as little as 12…

    Afghans Somber but Not Surprised as U.S. Calls Drone Strike a ‘Tragic Mistake’

    Afghans expressed a familiar anger at the Pentagon’s admission that an attack killing 10 civilians was a mistake, one of many such errors during the 20-year war. Video transcript transcript…

    Breaking News – Afghanistan: Girls excluded as Afghan secondary schools reopen

    image source, Getty Imagesimage captionSecondary schools are usually for students aged between 13 and 18, and most are segregated The Taliban have excluded girls from Afghan secondary schools, after they…

    Afghanistan: Efforts To Prevent a Food Crisis Before Everything Becomes More Serious

    FAO is working to urgently raise $ 36 million to accelerate support for Afghan farmers. The support aims to ensure that they do not lose their crops, wheat and other…

    Breaking News – Afghanistan: Don’t recognise Taliban regime, resistance urges

    media captionOn Tuesday Taliban members were filmed firing shots into the air to disperse protesters Anti-Taliban forces in Afghanistan have asked the international community not to recognise the new government…

    Breaking News – Afghanistan: The pledge binding al-Qaeda to the Taliban

    By Driss El-BayBBC Monitoring image captionThere is ambiguity over a pledge of allegiance now Hibatullah Akhundzada (main focus left) leads the Taliban and Ayman al-Zawahiri heads al-Qaeda A key question…

    Afghanistan: A Swedish Officer’s Point of View

    Bernth in Damascus Opinion by Jan Lundius (stockholm / rome) Monday, September 06, 2021 Inter Press Service STOCKHOLM / ROME, Sep 06 (IPS) – Like most of us, I rely on…

    Breaking News – Afghanistan: Fate of Panjshir Valley in balance amid heavy fighting

    image sourceGetty Imagesimage captionThousands are reported to be taking part in the fighting in Panjshir The fate of Afghanistan’s Panjshir Valley – the final holdout against Taliban control – hangs…

    Breaking News – Afghanistan: Joe Biden defends US pull-out as Taliban claim victory

    media captionBiden defends pull-out: “I was not going to extend a forever exit” US President Joe Biden has defended his decision to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan – a move…