U.S. launches airstrikes as Taliban attack Afghan city
GHAZNI, Afghanistan – US forces launched airstrikes Friday, August 10, to counter a major Taliban assault on an Afghan provincial capital, where terrified residents cowered in their homes amid explosions and gunfire as security forces try to beat the insurgents back.
Officials said Afghan special forces were also being deployed to …
Egypt president approves law tightening Internet controls
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Israel rejects UN report on protecting Palestinians
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