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Saudi gets first major arms deal under Biden with air-to-air missiles

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The US State Department approved its first major arms sale to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia under US President Joe Biden with the sale...

UN urgently needs cash in Afghanistan, but struggles for solution

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The United Nations cannot get enough cash into Afghanistan to deliver humanitarian aid to millions of people on the brink of starvation and is...

China will not be the first to recognise Taliban government, scholar says

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China will not take the lead in recognising Afghanistan's Taliban government and will only do so in a concerted move with Pakistan, Russia and...
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Damascus bomb kills 14, then army shells fall on rebel area killing 12

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A blast on an army bus in Damascus on Wednesday killed 14 people, state media reported, the deadliest bombing in the Syrian capital in...
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Taliban pledge to step up security as Shi’ite victims buried in Afghanistan

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Taliban authorities pledged to step up security at Shi'ite mosques as hundreds of people gathered on Saturday to bury the victims of the second...

Turkey plans military action against Syrian Kurdish YPG if diplomacy fails

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Turkey is preparing for possible further military action against a US-backed Kurdish militia in northern Syria if talks on the issue with the United...
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Suicide bomber kills scores in Afghan mosque attack

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A suicide bomber attacked a mosque in Afghanistan's northeastern Kunduz province on Friday, killing scores of worshippers in the country's third attack this week...

Taliban say four Islamic State members captured near Kabul

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Taliban forces raided an area west of Kabul and captured four members of an Islamic State cell, the movement's main spokesman said on Wednesday. The...

Saudi-led coalition says it foiled boat attacks in Yemen

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The Saudi-led coalition destroyed three explosives-laden boats in the Yemeni province of Hodeidah that had been readied for imminent attacks, the Saudi state-news agency...

Stranded at Tajik sanatorium, pregnant Afghan pilot fears for unborn baby

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She didn't forget the prenatal vitamins - that was one of the few things this US-trained Afghan pilot could grab from her Kabul airport...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...