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Omar Sobhani

Afghan vice president Dostum escapes blast on return from exile

Jul 23 2018

KABUL Afghan Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum narrowly escaped a suicide bomb attack at Kabul airport as he returned home on Sunday from more than a year in exile in Turkey over allegations of torturing and abusing a political rival. | Video

Afghanistan to restore bombed-out 'safe haven' palace

Jun 08 2016

KABUL With collapsed roofs and bullet-strewn crumbling walls, the derelict Darul Aman palace has become a symbol of failed attempts to bring peace to war-torn Afghanistan.

Afghan forces struggle to drive back Taliban from besieged city

Apr 30 2015

KUNDUZ CITY, Afghanistan The Afghan army and police on Thursday failed to expel Taliban fighters from the outskirts of a besieged provincial capital as a seventh day of fierce fighting put pressure on national forces struggling largely without U.S. military backup.

Afghan forces struggle to drive back Taliban from besieged city

Apr 30 2015

KUNDUZ CITY, Afghanistan The Afghan army and police on Thursday failed to expel Taliban fighters from the outskirts of a besieged provincial capital as a seventh day of fierce fighting put pressure on national forces struggling largely without U.S. military backup.

Afghan forces struggle to drive back Taliban from besieged city

Apr 30 2015

KUNDUZ CITY, Afghanistan The Afghan army and police on Thursday failed to expel Taliban fighters from the outskirts of a besieged provincial capital as a seventh day of fierce fighting put pressure on national forces struggling largely without U.S. military backup.

Afghanistan’s symphony

Jan 13 2012

Usually when I go to shoot for a story, we are faced with a bomb blast, a suicide attack, or some other type of violence here in Afghanistan. That's why I was pleasantly surprised when I visited Afghanistan’s National Institute of Music.

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