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She was told women didn't belong in combat units, but that only made her try harder.

When an inmate riot erupted at a military prison camp outside Kabul, Staff Sgt. Cyndi Baltezore noticed that detainees hurled blows on male and female soldiers with equal ferocity. She also saw that it took troops of both genders rushing toward danger to quell the revolt. Eight years after that brawl, Baltezore is at the ...

- Stars and Stripes - US

18 Afghan soldiers killed in army base attack.

18 Afghan soldiers killed in army base attack...

- MENAFN - JO

Afghanistan- The Coexistence of Art with Religious Tenets.

Afghanistan- The Coexistence of Art with Religious Tenets...

- MENAFN - JO

Afghan official says 18 killed in suicide car bomb attack.

At least 18 people, mostly civilians, were killed Saturday when a suicide car bomber targeted a convoy of provincial security forces in eastern Afghanistan, an Interior Ministry official said. The post Afghan official says 18 killed in suicide car bomb attack appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Taliban car bombing kills 12 in Afghanistan.

A large Taliban explosion targeting an elite Afghan militia force that has worked closely with the C.I.A. killed at least a dozen people on Saturday in the eastern part of the country.Gen. Faizullah Ghairat, the police chief of Khost Province, which borders Pakistan, said that members of the Khost Protection Force, a ...

- Sify - IN

Pakistan reopens Afghanistan border crossing after deadly clash.

KABUL - Pakistan reopened a major border crossing with Afghanistan on Saturday, officials said, more than three weeks after several people were killed when troops from both sides exchanged fire for hours.

- Reuters - US

Pakistan reopens major Afghanistan border crossing.

The Chaman border crossing was closed last month after troops from both sides traded fire, leaving 15 dead.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Pakistan reopens Chaman Border crossing for Ramzan after 22 days.

Pakistan on Saturday opened the Friendship Gate at Chaman Border crossing on "humanitarian grounds" for Ramzan after remaining closed for 22 days in wake of the alleged Afghan attack in the country that claimed 12 lives.

- Zee News - IN

Jailed Afghan Migrant Had Sexually Attacked 14 Women In Less than Six Months.

A 25-year-old asylum seeker from Afghanistan has been sentenced to two years in prison for sexually molesting 14 women over a four month period.

- Breitbart - US

Ramadan begins for world's Muslims, violently for some.

The world's 1.5 billion Muslims began observing the holy fasting month of Ramadan on Saturday, blighted by conflict and bloodshed in countries ranging from Afghanistan to Libya

- The Daily Star - LB

At Least 12 Killed In Afghan Car Bombing.

At least 12 people died in a car bombing in the eastern Afghan city of Khost on May 27, the first day of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Pakistan Reopens Border With Afghanistan After Closure Due To Clashes

Pakistan's military says authorities have reopened the main Chaman border crossing on May 27 at Afghanistan's request after it was shut down earlier this month after bloody clashes broke out, killing 15 people on both sides.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Pakistan reopens major Afghanistan border crossing

The Chaman border crossing was closed last month after the troops from both sides traded fire, leaving 15 dead.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Rejected from Germany: One Afghan's story

One Afghan refugee describes how his 'life was destroyed in just 12 hours' as he was returned to the country he'd fled.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Afghanistan, Pakistan to play T-20 friendly series

By Nizamuddin Hameedi on 27 May 2017 KABUL : Afghanistan...

- Pajhwok - AF

Pakistan reopens Afghanistan border crossing after deadly exchange

KABUL - Pakistan announced it had reopened a major border crossing with Afghanistan on Saturday, more than three weeks after several people were killed when troops from both sides exchanged fire for several hours.

- Reuters - US

Pakistan reopens Afghanistan border crossing after deadly exchange

The Chaman crossing into Afghanistan's Kandahar province was reopened on "humanitarian grounds" after Afghan officials submitted a request, according to a statement by the Pakistani military.

- Times Of India - IN

Pakistan, Afghanistan, China agree to promote trilateral cooperation

ISLAMABAD: The first round of China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Practical Cooperation Dialogue was held in Beijing on Saturday, at which the three sides exchanged in-depth views on trilateral cooperation in a friendly atmosphere and agreed to promote practical measures for cooperation, according to the Foreign Office of ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Ramadan: Holy fasting month for Muslims marred by violence in Afghanistan, Libya

The world's 1.5 billion Muslims began observing the holy fasting month of Ramadan, blighted by conflict and bloodshed in countries ranging from Afghanistan to Libya The post Ramadan: Holy fasting month for Muslims marred by violence in Afghanistan, Libya appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Pakistan, Afghanistan, China hold first round of Trilateral Practical Cooperation Dialogue

, May 27 : The first round of China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Practical Cooperation Dialogue was held in Beijing on Saturday in which the three sides exchanged in-depth views on trilateral cooperation in a friendly atmosphere and agreed to promote practical measures for cooperation.The Dialogue was co-chaired by Director General ...

- Sify - IN

Migrant Mass Brawl Turns Quiet Austrian City Area into Chaos

A mass brawl of around 30 migrants from Afghanistan and other Arab countries turned a quiet area in the Austrian city of Linz into chaos, frightening local residents.

- Breitbart - US

Carter security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies at 89

Zbigniew Brzezinski, who served as national security adviser to President Jimmy Carter, died Friday in Virginia. He was 89. The son of a Polish diplomat whose background was in academia, Brzezinski advised Carter throughout his presidency, guiding the White House during the Iranian revolution and hostage crisis as well as ...

- The Week - US

Pakistan reopens Afghan border on 'humanitarian grounds'

Pakistan's military says authorities have reopened the main Chaman border crossing at Afghanistan's request after shutting it down earlier this month when the two sides traded fire there, killing 15 people on both sides.

- FOX News - US

China, Afghanistan, Pakistan discuss OBOR

First round of China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Practical Cooperation Dialogue was held in Beijing on Saturday where they agreed to advance practical cooperation in various areas to promote mutual benefit ...

- The Hindu - IN

Suicide Car Bomb Kills at Least 18 in Afghanistan

The bomber was targeting a convoy of provincial security forces

- TIME Magazine - US

Zbigniew Brzezinski: The man who helped shape US foreign policy on the Soviet Union and Afghanistan

During his tenure as US national security adviser to President Jimmy Carter, Brzezinski supported the Afghan resistance to Soviet invasion.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Pakistan, Afghanistan to play friendly series: PCB chairman

Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Shahryar Khan announced on Saturday that Pakistan and Afghanistan will play two T20 matches with each other.Speaking at a press conference alongside the chairman of Afghan Cricket Board Atif Mashal, Khan said the short friendly series could be played in Afghanistan, Pakistan or Sharjah.He ...

- DAWN - PK

Illinois congressman says US should tell Pakistan it will cross the border if necessary

US Congressman Adam Kinzinger has said Washington should go for any effective measures to make Islamabad comply with America's Afghanistan strategy, even if that entails crossing the border.'If that means more aid to do stuff, if that's withdrawing aid to do stuff, I think that's fine. But I think ultimately we need to make ...

- DAWN - PK

Pakistan opens border crossing with Afghan on humanitarian grounds

Pakistan on Saturday said it has opened a key border crossing with Afghanistan on humanitarian grounds at the start of the month of Ramadan, days after shutting it down following deadly clashes between the two sides.

- Zee News - IN

Pakistan opens key border crossing with Afghanistan ahead of Ramadan 'on humanitarian grounds'

Pakistan announced it was reopening its border with Afghanistan, weeks after bloody clashes broke out between the two countries' militaries The post Pakistan opens key border crossing with Afghanistan ahead of Ramadan 'on humanitarian grounds' appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Pak reopens Chaman Border crossing after 22 days

, May 27 : Pakistan on Saturday opened the Friendship Gate at Chaman Border crossing on "humanitarian grounds" for Ramzan after remaining closed for 22 days in wake of the alleged Afghan attack in the country that claimed 12 lives."Pakistan has opened Friendship gate Chaman on humanitarian grounds in Ramazan on request from ...

- Sify - IN

Taliban Suicide Bomber Kills at Least 18 in Afghanistan

A Taliban suicide bomber struck in the eastern city of Khost in Afghanistan killing at least 18 people, Afghan officials said, as violence continues to grip the country at the start of Islam's holy month of Ramadan.

- Wall Street Journal - US

CIA-backed Afghan militia targeted in deadly suicide car bomb

A suicide car bomber killed at least 13 people in the eastern Afghan city of Khost on Saturday, officials said, in the first major insurgent attack at the start of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.

- France24 - FR

ISIL: Target Russia

Thousands of ISIL fighters are training in the mountains of Afghanistan, plotting an attack on the Kremlin.

- Al Jazeera - QA

13 people killed, 8 injured in Khost suicide bombing

By Pajhwok Report on 27 May 2017 KHOST CITY : Thirteen people were killed and eight others, including two children, wounded in a suicide car bombing in Khost City, the capital of southeastern Khost province on Saturday, The Ministry of Interior said. The bombing took place at around 8:30am which targeted...

- Pajhwok - AF

Pakistan reopens friendship gate at Spinboldak

By Pajhwok on 27 May 2017 KABUL : Pakistan...

- Pajhwok - AF

Taliban Car Bomb Targeting Elite Afghan Force Kills at Least 12

Some officials put the death toll as high as 18 after the explosion in a crowded bazaar.

- New York Times - US

Pakistan, Afghanistan agree to play two T20Is

PCB to provide a ground to ACB for tournaments and matches The post Pakistan, Afghanistan agree to play two T20Is appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Afghan official says 18 killed in suicide car bomb attack

At least 18 people, mostly civilians, were killed Saturday when a suicide car bomber targeted a convoy of provincial security forces in eastern Afghanistan, an Interior Ministry official said.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Florida veteran gets probation for 'Rambo' bar fight

It's been more than three years since Daniel Noble walked into a bar dressed "like Rambo" and armed with an Uzi-like weapon and two hunting knives. On Friday, a judge spared the 40-year-old Army veteran, who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan, from any prison time.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Afghan Official: Suicide Car Bomb Targets Forces, Kills Civilians

A suicide car bomber struck a convoy of government forces in eastern Afghanistan Saturday, killing at least 18 people and wounding six others. Officials said  the attack in the eastern city of Khost targeted a special unit of Afghan forces providing security for U.S. troops in the area. Interior Ministry spokesman Najib ...

- Voice of America - US

Dozens dead in Afghanistan violence as Ramadan begins

A suspected suicide bomber killed at least 14 people in Afghanistan on Saturday and fighting between militants and security forces left at least 36 people dead on the first day of Islam's holy month of Ramadan.

- Stuff - NZ

Bombing, fighting kill dozens in Afghanistan as Ramadan begins

A suspected suicide bomber killed at least 14 people in Afghanistan on Saturday and fighting between militants and security forces left at least 36 people dead on the first day of Islam's holy Month of Ramadan.

- BDNews24 - BD

Car bomber kills 18 in east Afghanistan on 1st day of Ramadan

A suicide car bomb in Khost province has killed 18 people and wounded six others, including two children.

- Zee News - IN

Dozens dead in Afghanistan violence as Ramadan begins

Taliban forces have increased their attacks in the weeks before Ramadan, with a string of strikes in Kandahar, Paktia, and Helmand.

- Zee News - IN

Car bomber kills 18 in east Afghanistan on first day of Ramazan

A suicide car bomber killed 18 people in the eastern Afghan city of Khost on Saturday, the first day of the holy fasting month of Ramazan, the interior ministry said.Ministry spokesman Najib Danish told AFP a public bus station was hit by the bombing, but local police said the target were Afghan security forces working with ...

- DAWN - PK

Pakistan opens Chaman border crossing on 'humanitarian grounds' after 22 days

Pakistan opened the Friendship Gate at Chaman border crossing on 'humanitarian grounds' Saturday, 22 days after it was closed in the wake of an Afghan attack on Pakistani forces that left 12 people dead. The border crossing was opened 'on humanitarian grounds in Ramazan on request from Afghan authorities', said a statement ...

- DAWN - PK

Several feared dead post attack on Afghan forces in Khost

, May 27 : In yet another attack on Afghan security forces, a suicide car bomber targeted vehicles belonging to members of the local police force campaign in Khost province on Saturday.Tolo News citing sources reported that as many as 30 were left dead and wounded post the attack.The local police force campaign members fall ...

- Sify - IN

Car bomber kills 18 in east Afghanistan on 1st day of Ramadan

A suicide car bomb in Khost province has killed 18 people and wounded six others, including two children.

- Zee News - IN

Dozens dead in Afghanistan violence as Ramadan begins

Taliban forces have increased their attacks in the weeks before Ramadan, with a string of strikes in Kandahar, Paktia, and Helmand.

- Zee News - IN

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