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New study concludes Europe's Mediterranean border remains 'world's deadliest'.

Source: International Organization for Migration Country: Afghanistan, Chad, Egypt, Greece, Iraq, Italy, Libya, Morocco, Niger, Spain, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey, World Relying on analysis of IOM, the report states that at least 33,761 migrants were reported to have died or gone missing in the Mediterranean between ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

How parts of Egypt's rugged Sinai peninsula have become a terrorist hot spot.

The sparsely populated region is behind only Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and Somalia in deaths from terrorist attacks this year.

- Washington Post - US

New study concludes Europe's Mediterranean border remains 'World's deadliest'.

Source: International Organization for Migration Country: Afghanistan, Chad, Egypt, Greece, Iraq, Italy, Libya, Morocco, Niger, Spain, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey, World Relying on analysis of IOM, the report states that at least 33,761 migrants were reported to have died or gone missing in the Mediterranean between ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Turkmenistan, Afghanistan sign MoU on railway construction.

- Today.Az - AZ

11 Cabinet picks to seek trust vote from Wolesi Jirga.

By Khwaja Basir Fitri on 24 November 2017 KABUL : The government is all set to introduce President Ashraf Ghani's nearly a dozen nominees for Cabinet portfolios to the...

- Pajhwok - AF

Afghan airstrike kills Taliban commander, 5 family members in Kapisa province.

An Afghan official says a government airstrike has killed a Taliban commander and five of his family members in the northeastern Kapisa province.

- Zee News - IN

Afghan airstrike kills Taliban commander: official.

An Afghan official says a government airstrike has killed a Taliban commander and five of his family members in the northeastern Kapisa province.

- FOX News - US

Hafeezullah Rahimi takes over as Afghan sport chief.

By Ahamd Quraishi on 24 November 2017 KABUL : President Ashraf Ghani has appointed Hafeezullah Wali Rahimi as head of the country's Physical...

- Pajhwok - AF

Peaceful Afghanistan in our interest: Rouhani tells Ghani.

By on 24 November 2017 KABUL : Iranian president Hassan Rouhani has said Iran desires peace and stability in...

- Pajhwok - AF

11 Cabinet picks to seek trust vote tomorrow.

By Khwaja Basir Fitri on 24 November 2017 KABUL : The government is all set to introduce President Ashraf Ghani's nearly a dozen nominees for Cabinet portfolios to the...

- Pajhwok - AF

High-ranking police official killed in Peshawar blast.

By Khwaja Basir Fitri on 24 November 2017 KABUL : A high ranking police official was killed in a suicide attack in the capital of...

- Pajhwok - AF

Ground broken on Lashkargah cricket ground

By Zainullah Stanikzai on 24 November 2017 LASHKARGAH : The foundation stone of a modern cricket ground has been laid in the capital of southern Helmand province, where a 180-bed rehabilitation center for drug addicts put into service. Afghanistan...

- Pajhwok - AF

Thanksgiving Meal Provides U.S. Troops Moment's Respite from Anti-Jihad War

The Thanksgiving holiday tradition reached U.S. troops deployed to war zones in and around Iraq, Syria, and Afghanistan this year, blessing them with a taste of home amid an unrelenting jihadi threat.

- Breitbart - US

Afghan air strike kills about 20 Taliban at religious school: officials

A rocket attack on an Afghan religious school killed about 20 Taliban insurgents exchanging fire with security forces, officials said Friday, adding that no children were among the victims.

- The Daily Star - LB

Key Haqqani network leader among dozens killed in Afghanistan

, Nov 24 : A key leader of the Haqqani terrorist network was killed, along with dozens of other terrorists, by Afghan special forces in central Maidan Wardak province of Afghanistan.The operation was carried out in the Nerkh district, the Khaama Press reported.More than 20 insurgents were killed in the operation, provincial ...

- Sify - IN

Pakistan’s solar homeowners get green light to sell power to national grid

A solar-powered floodlight along the border with Afghanistan in North Waziristan, Pakistan - REUTERSLAHORE: Pakistan has approved rules allowing owners of solar panels across the country to sell power they create to the country’s energy grid, and moved to convert tens of thousands of water pumps in southwestern ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Afghan air strike kills about 20 Taliban at religious school

A rocket attack on an Afghan religious school killed about 20 Taliban insurgents exchanging fire with security forces, officials said on Friday, adding that no children were among the victims.

- BDNews24 - BD

Afghan air strike kills about 20 Taliban at religious school - officials

KABUL - A rocket attack on an Afghan religious school killed about 20 Taliban insurgents exchanging fire with security forces, officials said on Friday, adding that no children were among the victims.

- Reuters - US

Afghan forces claim killing top Haqqani commander

The dead commander has been identified as Qari Qudrullah The post Afghan forces claim killing top Haqqani commander appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

7 dead, 14 wounded in Ghazni's Deh Yak battle

By Saifullah Maftoon on 24 November 2017 GHAZNI CITY : Heavily armed Taliban insurgents stormed security posts in Deh Yak district of southern Ghazni province last night and...

- Pajhwok - AF

Turkmenistan, Afghanistan sign MoU on railway construction

The Turkmen Railway Transport Ministry and the Afghanistan Railway Authority have signed an agreement which will give additional impetus to Afghanistan's economic development and provide possibilities for the country's access to third states.

- AzerNews - AZ

Eight dead in explosion in Afghanistan's Jalalabad

, November 24 : At least eight persons have been killed in an explosion that struck the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad in Nangarhar province.A suicide bomber detonated his explosives, reported Khaama Press, citing Afghan official as saying.A further 15 people including children were reportedly wounded in the ...

- Sify - IN

Trump hails military and 'big, beautiful, fat tax cuts'

Speaking in a live video teleconference from Palm Beach, Florida, with military personnel serving in Afghanistan, Iraq and elsewhere, Trump told them they were "very, very special people."

- Times Of India - IN

John Bolton: U.S. Constitution 'Is What Keeps Us from Sliding into the International Swamp'

Former Ambassador John Bolton spoke with Breitbart News Daily SiriusXM host Alex Marlow on Thursday regarding his Wall Street Journal op-ed on the Hague's launching a war crimes inquiry of U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan and the Trump administration's naming North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism.

- Breitbart - US

ISIS beheads 15 of its own fighters in Afghanistan, separate terror attack kills at least 8

The Islamic State terror group beheaded 15 of its own fighters Thursday due to infighting in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Nangarhar, as a suicide attack in another part of the country left at least 8 people dead.

- FOX News - US

Islamic State takes credit after suicide bomber kills at least eight civilians as Afghan security worsens

A suicide bomber struck in a crowd of people in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar on Thursday killing at least eight, officials said, in ...

- The Japan Times - JP

IS beheads 15 of its own fighters

, November 24 : The Islamic State terror group has beheaded 15 of its own fighters in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar because of infighting.The incident took place in Surkhab Bazar area of Mamand Dara in Achin, reported Khaama Press, citing provincial government's statement.The reasons for the eruption of ...

- Sify - IN

Pakistan tells Afghanistan not to harbour terrorists

Foreign Office says Pakistan has provided evidence of terrorist acts to Afghanistan

- GulfNews - AE

In Thanksgiving message, Trump hails military gains and 'big, beautiful, fat tax cuts'

PALM BEACH, FLORIDA, Nov 24 — US President Donald Trump gave a bullish Thanksgiving address to troops overseas yesterday, hailing progress in Afghanistan and against ISIS, and telling them they were fighting for something real', including a...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Isis beheads 15 of its own fighters in Afghanistan as conflict with Taliban intensifies

Islamic State militants chopped the heads off 15 of their own fighters in Afghanistan according to officials, who did provide an explanation for the mass killing.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

ISIS Beheads 15 of its Own in Afghanistan

ISIS has decapitated 15 of its members in the Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Thursday. Governor spokesman Attaullah Khogyani told Pajhwok Afghan News that an internal rift within the group lead to the mass beheading. The incident happened in the Surkh Ab Bazaar of Mamondari locality. ...

- Albawaba - UK

In Thanksgiving message, Trump hails military gains and 'big, beautiful, fat tax cuts'

U.S. President Donald Trump gave a bullish Thanksgiving address to troops overseas on Thursday, hailing progress in Afghanistan and against ISIS, and telling them they were fighting for "something real," including a stock market at record highs and his promised “big, beautiful fat tax cuts.”

- GMA News - PH

Afghan girl injured in blast on way to recovery at AIIMS: Docs

A 10-year-old girl had suffered severe brain injuries in a bomb blast in Afghanistan.

- Zee News - IN

Suicide attack kills at least eight in Afghanistan`s east: Officials

At least 6 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar on Thursday.

- Zee News - IN

Three Georgian military personnel wounded in Afghanistan

KABUL - Three Georgian military personnel serving with the NATO-led Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan were lightly wounded when their vehicle was attacked near an airbase north of the capital Kabul, officials said.

- Reuters - US

Three Georgian Soldiers Wounded In Attack Outside Kabul

Three Georgian soldiers were injured when their vehicle came under attack near Bagram Airfield outside the Afghan capital, Kabul.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Suicide attack kills at least eight in Afghanistan's east: officials

A suicide bomber struck in a crowd of people in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar on Thursday killing at least eight, officials said, in an attack that underscored worsening security

- The Daily Star - LB

Tajiks account for 78pc of Anti-Riot Force

By Pajhwok on 23 November 2017 KABUL : Two officials have been suspended and five others are being interrogated over a leaked letter that asks for the recruitment of personnel from ethnic groups except Tajiks to the Anti-Riot Force. Seventy-eight percent of the Anti-Riot Force personnel, including the...

- Pajhwok - AF

At least eight killed, over dozen injured in Jalalabad suicide attack

Islamic State claims responsibility for the deadly attack in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar The post At least eight killed, over dozen injured in Jalalabad suicide attack appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Afghanistan says Russia must pressure Taliban to seek peace

Russia must press the Taliban to enter peace talks in Afghanistan, while an international inquiry should establish whether the Kremlin is arming the insurgent group, according to Afghan National Security Adviser Mohammad Haneef Atmar

- Stars and Stripes - US

Afghanistan's president to visit Azerbaijan

- Today.Az - AZ

IS Beheads 15 of Its Own Fighters

Islamic State beheaded 15 of its own fighters due to infighting in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar, officials said, while a separate suicide attack on Thursday tore into a crowd in the provincial capital, Jalalabad, killing at least eight, reported Reuters. The two incidents underline the insecurity and ...

- Novinite - BG

Donald Trump's Thanksgiving message to troops: Be thankful for me

US President Donald Trump has given a bullish Thanksgiving address to troops overseas, hailing progress in Afghanistan and against Islamic State, and telling them they were fighting for "something real", including a stock market at record highs and his promised "big, beautiful fat tax cuts".

- Stuff - NZ

India using Afghan war against Pakistan, says Ahsan Iqbal

Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal on Thursday said that India is using the Afghan war against Pakistan. Photo: Geo News fileKARACHI: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal on Thursday said that India is using the Afghan war against Pakistan.“India's role in Afghanistan is not to establish peace,” Iqbal said in an interview to ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Trump delivers message to servicemembers on Thanksgiving

President Trump said in a teleconference with the troops on Thanksgiving Day that more progress has been made in recent months in Afghanistan and in fighting Islamic State than had been made in years of the previous administration.

- Stars and Stripes - US

In Thanksgiving message, Trump hails military gains and 'big, beautiful, fat tax cuts'

PALM BEACH, FLORIDA - U.S. President Donald Trump gave a bullish Thanksgiving address to troops overseas on Thursday, hailing progress in Afghanistan and against ISIS, and telling them they were fighting for "something real," including a stock market at record highs and his promised big, beautiful fat tax cuts.'

- Reuters - US

Islamic State beheads 15 of its own fighters: Afghan official

JALALABAD, Afghanistan - Islamic State beheaded 15 of its own fighters due to infighting in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar, officials said, while a separate suicide attack on Thursday tore into a crowd in the provincial capital, Jalalabad, killing at least eight.

- Reuters - US

'They weren't letting you win': Watch Trump use his Thanksgiving address to the troops to bash the Obama administration

Donald Trump on Thursday addressed the troops in a Thanksgiving teleconference—and managed to trash his predecessor, Barack Obama, in the process. Discussing the military's increased activity in Afghanistan, Trump first boosted the success of his own administration declaring, Everybody is talking a...

- The Raw Story - US

Suicide Bomber Kills 8 in Eastern Afghanistan

A suicide blast in eastern Afghanistan killed at least 8 people Thursday and wounded 16 others. Officials said the explosion in Jalalabad, capital of Nangarhar province, ripped through a crowd outside the residence of a former district police commander. A provincial government spokesman, Attaullah Khogyani, said the victims ...

- Voice of America - US

IC 814 Kandahar Hijacking case: SC dismisses bail plea filed by accused

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed the bail application filed by the accused in the IC 814 Kandahar Hijacking case, Abdul Latifa Adam Momin.

- Zee News - IN

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