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Afghan Lawmakers Seek Reinforcements in Areas Under Serious Taliban Assault

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Afghan Lawmakers Seek Reinforcements in Areas Under Serious Taliban Assault
Lawmakers are urging the Defense Ministry to send reinforcements to at least three provinces under threat of falling to the Taliban in a current nationwide offensive by the group.

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French Forces Kill Commander of AQIM in Mali

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French Forces Kill Commander of AQIM in Mali
French forces in Mali kill the top lead of Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb.

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Afghanistan Sees Retaliatory Violence After Military Goes On the Offense

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Afghanistan Sees Retaliatory Violence After Military Goes On the Offense
The Taliban launches assaults on Afghan forces and civilians in response to being blamed for recent attacks and the military going on the offensive.

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Afghan President Orders the Military to An Offensive Posture Following Two Deadly Assaults on Civilians

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Afghan President Orders the Military to An Offensive Posture Following Two Deadly Assaults on Civilians
Separate attacks in Afghanistan led to President to order the military to go on the offense.

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Suicide Attack Rocks the Syrian City of Afrin

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Suicide Attack Rocks the Syrian City of Afrin
A fully loaded fuel tanker was used in a suicide attack in the Syrian city of Afrin on Tuesday afternoon.

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