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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 12 May 2021
Taliban capture Afghan district office. KABUL, Afghanistan -- The Taliban gained control Tuesday of a strategic district headquarters in a province in central Afghanistan, just south of the capital, Kabul, a provincial council official said ... Afghanistan's Interior Ministry ...
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Why the Pentagon Budget Never Goes Down

Antiwar 12 May 2021
It isn’t involved in endless wars on terror from Afghanistan to Mozambique, nor does it have an aircraft carrier cruising off the coast of Afghanistan… but no need to go on, is there? ... Often forgotten is how such an approach has negatively impacted communities not just in Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia, or Yemen, but also here at home.
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Envoy: Iran supports Afghan peace process

MENA FN 11 May 2021
The Office of the High Council for National Reconciliation of Afghanistan said in a statement on Monday that the Chairman of Afghan Peace Council Abdullah Abdullah met and held talks with Taherian ... peace, according to the press office of Afghanistan's National Security Advisor.
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Afghanistan Assessment of Hard-to-Reach Districts: Factsheet Booklet - Southern Region, Round 2 (February 2020)

Reliefweb 11 May 2021
To address the limited insight into humanitarian needs of population leaving in HTR areas and in order to ensure an evidence-base for a humanitarian response in all areas of Afghanistan, irrespective of access, REACH, in collaboration with the United Nations Office for the ...
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Afghanistan Assessment of Hard-to-Reach Districts: Factsheet Booklet - Western Region, Round 2 (February 2020)

Reliefweb 11 May 2021
To address the limited insight into humanitarian needs of population leaving in HTR areas and in order to ensure an evidence-base for a humanitarian response in all areas of Afghanistan, irrespective of access, REACH, in collaboration with the United Nations Office for the ...
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Afghanistan Assessment of Hard-to-Reach Districts: Factsheet Booklet - South Eastern Region, Round 2 (February 2020)

Reliefweb 11 May 2021
To address the limited insight into humanitarian needs of population leaving in HTR areas and in order to ensure an evidence-base for a humanitarian response in all areas of Afghanistan, irrespective of access, REACH, in collaboration with the United Nations Office for the ...
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Lawmakers Condemn Brutal Killing of Afghan Students

Kayhan 11 May 2021
policy in its 20 years of shameful presence in Afghanistan,” said the statement read by senior member of the parliament’s Presiding Board Seyed Mohsen Dehnavi ... Iran, Afghanistan Discuss ... Ghani at the presidential palace, according to the Afghanistan presidential press office.
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Taliban captures a ‘district’ not far away from Kabul

Khaama Press 11 May 2021
In a released statement on Tuesday, UK government spokesman said “General Sir Nick Carter and Tom Drew, Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Office Director-General for Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan and Pakistan, travelled to Afghanistan at the invitation of President Ghani.
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VP Saleh: U.S ‘legitimized’ Taliban and must ‘remain engaged’

Khaama Press 11 May 2021
To a CBS correspondent question on whether the United States hold any leverage over the Taliban itself if the Taliban wants to be legitimized in Afghanistan, Saleh said “absolutely, the united states legitimized them (Taliban) the Doha office is a creation of the United States”.
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Afghan Taliban announce three-day ceasefire for Eid ul Fitr

The News International 11 May 2021
Though it depends on moon sighting, Eidul Fitr is expected to be celebrated on Wednesday or Thursday in Afghanistan ... “We fully support all efforts that lead to reduction in violence and contribute to achieving durable stability and lasting peace in Afghanistan,” the Foreign Office said.
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Afghan envoy to India express grief over demise of Vinesh

Beijing News 11 May 2021
Afghanistan Ambassador to India Farid Mamundzay on Monday expressed condolences over ... A sincere, hard workingreliable officer, he showed exemplary commitmentdedication to the national cause by volunteering for a posting under difficult conditions to Afghanistan," Bagchi tweeted.
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Deterring Another Sayed ul-Shuhada Attack

Tolo News 11 May 2021
In 2019, I met with the war crimes unit at the Afghanistan Attorney General’s Office, who told me they were investigating the incident, but they have released no information in the two years since about any investigation ... In the context of Afghanistan’s larger deteriorating security situation, more atrocities can only be expected.
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Military police chief defends independence; Vance allegedly said he 'owned' force

Castanet 11 May 2021
Carleton University professor Leah West also described her own traumatic experience in the military, which included being sexually assaulted early in her career and then forced out of uniform 10 years later over a relationship with an American officer in Afghanistan.
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Taliban, Afghan govt declare three-day Eid ceasefire

Dawn 11 May 2021
... a sharp spike in violence as Washington goes about withdrawing its remaining troops from Afghanistan ... “We fully support all efforts that lead to reduction in violence and contribute to achieving durable stability and lasting peace in Afghanistan,” the Foreign Office said.
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The dirty little secrets of the Pentagon in the Biden era

Alternet 11 May 2021
How striking and inexcusable then that, when it comes to the Pentagon, the Biden administration has visibly wasted its pivotal first 100 days in office on yet more of the same ... Often forgotten is how such an approach has negatively impacted communities not just in Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia, or Yemen, but also here at home.
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