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Afghan counter attack overshadows peace talks

Afghan security forces launched a counter offensive in the south against Taliban fighters, officials said, as fighting raged for a third day in a...

Lebanon and Israel, long-time foes, to start talks on disputed waters

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Lebanon and Israel, formally still at war after decades of conflict, launch talks on Wednesday to address a long-running dispute over their maritime border...

US air strikes target Taliban fighters advancing on key Afghan city

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The United States launched air strikes against Taliban fighters in Afghanistan’s southern Helmand province, US officials said on Monday, after a large-scale offensive saw...

Iraqi militias say they have halted anti-US attacks

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An array of Iran-backed Iraqi militia groups have suspended rocket attacks on US forces on condition that Iraq’s government present a timetable for the...

UAE official says Turkish base in Qatar destabilises region

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Turkey’s army in Qatar is an element of instability in the Gulf region, a senior official of the United Arab Emirates has said, adding...

Code of conduct for Afghan/Taliban peace talks

Taliban and Afghan government-backed negotiators agreed on a broad code of conduct to advance the intra-Afghan peace talks in Qatar, even as key differences...

Syria’s Assad says Russian bases in his country keep balance of power in region

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Syrian President Bashar al Assad said the continued presence of Russia’s major naval and air bases in his country help counter the influence of...

Truck bomber kills 11 in Afghanistan despite talks on peace

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A suicide bomber drove an explosive-laden truck into a checkpoint in Afghanistan late on Wednesday killing 11 people, as peace talks between the government...

Threat to evacuate US diplomats from Iraq raises fear of war

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Washington has made preparations to withdraw diplomats from Iraq after warning Mit could shut its embassy, two Iraqi officials and two Western diplomats said,...

As Afghanistan peace talks stutter, US says violence levels too high

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The level of violence in Afghanistan is unacceptably high and the United States expects further setbacks during talks, the Special Representative for Afghanistan said...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...