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{FD} Iran recruits Afghan and Pakistani Shiites to fight in Syria

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Thousands of Shiite Muslims from Afghanistan and Pakistan are being recruited by Iran to fight with President Bashar al-Assad’s forces in Syria, lured by promises of housing, a monthly salary of up to $600 and the possibility of employment in Iran when… Continue reading

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{FD} Afghan officials said to talk nearly every day with Taliban

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Despite seemingly stalled peace talks between Afghanistan’s government and the Taliban, officials say the intelligence chief speaks by telephone with militant leaders nearly every day about the country’s constitution and political future. Continue reading

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{FD} AP Explains: How Pakistan fits into Trump’s Afghan plans

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In announcing his strategy for Afghanistan, U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at neighboring Pakistan, an ostensible U.S. ally, ordering it to stop giving sanctuary to “agents of chaos, violence and terror.” Continue reading

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{FD} Young Afghans see opportunities dwindle as security worsens

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Sultan Hossaini sent three of his children from their rural home to the capital, Kabul, hoping they would gain degrees and employment in the new Afghanistan that was promised after the overthrow of the Taliban. Continue reading

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