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UN: Al Qaeda Active In 15 Afghan Provinces

Report says militant outfit operates under Taliban protection from Kandahar, Helmand and Nimruz provinces Al Qaeda is present in at least 15 Afghan provinces, primarily in the eastern, southern and southeastern regions, says a United Nations report prepared for the Security Council.

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Taliban asks US to honour Afghan peace deal

Suhail Shaheen told NHK in an interview that the Taliban have been continuing negotiations with US officials behind the scenes….reports Asian Lite News As the deadline of the US drawdown from Afghanistan draws near, a senior member of the Taliban has stressed