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In Ramadan, an explosion hits a mosque in Kabul during Friday prayers

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- An explosion occurred in a mosque in Kabul, the Afghan capital, during Friday prayers on May 24, the Afghan Ministry of the Interior said, saying the attack killed...
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Afghanistan: rocket attacks against the US base in Bagram

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The US base in Bagram, Afghanistan was attacked by the Taliban rocket. In Afghanistan, security officials in the province of Parwan confirmed that the largest US base in Bagram,...
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In Kabul, fear of war but also of organized crime

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- A young teenager was stabbed in the face of a knife in the center of Kabul last month, fearing a surrender in a war-torn city that has long...
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US is pushing for the organization of presidential elections in Afghanistan in September

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Afghan presidential elections commission, scheduled for September, should do more to ensure the success of the entitlement, the US ambassador to Kabul said in a statement Thursday. The...
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International investigations into targeting US aviation civilians in Afghanistan

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The United Nations Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has announced that it is investigating information about civilian casualties caused by US raids on facilities allegedly used to manufacture drugs...
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UN mission is investigating the deaths of civilians as a result of US raids...

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The United Nations mission to Afghanistan announced on Monday it was investigating information on civilian casualties caused by US raids on facilities allegedly used to manufacture drugs in...
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Seven Afghan children killed by landmine planted by Taliban militants

AFGHANISTAN (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Seven children were killed and two injured when a landmine exploded in Ghazni province, south of Kabul, local officials said. "The explosion took place when the children stepped on a...
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In Afghanistan, eight children died in an explosion

AFGHANISTAN (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- At least eight children were killed in a bomb blast in Ghazni province in southwestern Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported, citing national security forces. The incident occurred at 8.00 in the...
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At least nine people were injured in the explosion in Kabul

AFGHANISTAN (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- At least nine people were injured in an explosion in Kabul, Tolo News reported, citing a representative of the country's health ministry. Earlier it was reported that a powerful explosion...

Four killed in Taliban attack on police headquarters in Afghanistan

AFGHANISTAN (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- A suicide bomber and Taliban gunmen attacked a police headquarters in northern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing four people and wounding 40, rebels and Afghan officials said. The attack came two...
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Afghan president holds consultative meeting to take initiative in Taliban talks

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Thousands of Afghans gathered in Kabul on Monday for a rare consultative meeting aimed at finding ways to negotiate a peace deal with the Taliban and end the...

Iran criticizes Washington talks with Taliban

IRAN (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Iran has criticized US talks with the Taliban to end the war in Afghanistan for exclusion from other Afghan and regional parties. Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif acknowledged that Iran...

Security Council condemns the Taliban’s announcement to start the spring offensive

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The United Nations Security Council on Monday condemned the Afghan Taliban's announcement of the start of the spring fighting, saying that this annual attack by the extremist movement...

United States does not want a “hasty withdrawal” from Afghanistan: senator

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- US Senator Jeanne Shaheen confirmed on Monday that the United States does not want a "hasty" withdrawal from Afghanistan amid efforts to end the conflict in the country. The...

Taliban seized county in northeastern Afghanistan, 14 people died

AFGHANISTAN (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Militants of the radical Taliban movement on Friday seized a district in the northeastern part of Afghanistan, 14 people died in clashes, Ariana News reported with reference to local...

In Afghanistan, seven children died in an explosion

AFGHANISTAN (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- At least seven children were killed and seven were injured in an explosion in the province of Laghman in eastern Afghanistan, Tolo News reported, quoting government spokesman Assadullah Dawlatzai. According...

ICC judges reject request to open investigation on Afghanistan

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Friday rejected a request by the court's prosecutor to open an investigation into possible war crimes during the conflict...

Taliban announces start of spring offensive in Afghanistan

AFGHANISTAN (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Taliban launched its annual offensive in the spring on Friday and called on Afghan army and police forces to give up the government in a statement referring to...

Taliban rockets US Bagram base in Afghanistan

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The US military base Bagram, located 60 km north of Kabul, was attacked by the Taliban on Thursday morning, Afghan media reported. Responsibility for the attack took the radical...
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IN THE VIDEO: Three US soldiers killed in Afghanistan

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) Fox News Senior strategic analyst Gen. Jack Keane discusses the war on terror, IRGC being labeled as terrorists, and regulating social media. https://youtu.be/8Og_98xl--A --- Videos are provided by Fox News channel.