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Afghan president congratulates armed forces for Ghazni victory

Destroyed vehicles in Ghazni.President Ashraf Ghani congratulated Afghanistan’s armed forces in Ghazni on Friday for their victory over Taliban insurgents in the strategically important city after clashes that killed at least 150 soldiers and 95 civilians.

Iraq bombs Islamic State 'operations room' in Syria

An F-16 fighter.Iraq launched an air strike on a gathering of Islamic State fighters in neighbouring Syria, killing members of the hardline militant group who planned cross-border attacks, its military said on Thursday.


Egypt finalising Hamas/Israel truce – claim

Hamas Israel truceEgypt is finalising details of a long-term truce deal between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip, an Egyptian security source said, amid easing tensions on the border of the enclave where some two million Palestinians live.

Intense fighting as Taliban presses to take Afghan city

Afghan soldiers.Taliban insurgents attacked police headquarters and other government buildings in Ghazni in central Afghanistan on Sunday, killing dozens of soldiers and police and threatening to seize control of the city, officials and residents said.


Recount shows Iraq's Sadr retains election victory, no major changes

Mehdi Army.Populist Shi’ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr retained his lead in Iraq’s May parliamentary election, results of a nationwide recount of votes showed on Friday, positioning him to play a central role in forming the country’s next government.


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