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Boston Globe
US soldier is killed by bomb near besieged Afghan cityin Kabul. As Taliban gains in Helmand continued, a US military battalion was s
US soldier is killed by bomb near besieged Afghan city
Boston Globe / Posted 21 hours ago
in Kabul. As Taliban gains in Helmand continued, a US military battalion was sent to the province this year to bolster the Afghan army corps taking heavy casualties in the fighting. That was the largest deployment of US troops outside major bases... Read more
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dna
Afghans push India for more arms, despite Pakistan's wary eyeis worrisome for everyone in the region including India," he told Reuters in an
Afghans push India for more arms, despite Pakistan's wary eye
dna / Posted yesterday
is worrisome for everyone in the region including India," he told Reuters in an interview. On Aug. 29, the head of the Afghan army, General Qadam Shah Shahim, is expected in New Delhi to submit a list of military equipment drawn up in... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Afghans push India for more arms, despite Pakistan’s wary eyeis worrisome for everyone in the region including India,” he told Reuters in an
Afghans push India for more arms, despite Pakistan’s wary eye
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
is worrisome for everyone in the region including India,” he told Reuters in an interview. On August 29, the head of the Afghan army, General Qadam Shah Shahim, is expected in New Delhi to submit a list of military equipment drawn up in... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Afghans push India for more arms, despite Pakistan's wary eyeis worrisome for everyone in the region including India," he told Reuters in an
Afghans push India for more arms, despite Pakistan's wary eye
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
is worrisome for everyone in the region including India," he told Reuters in an interview. On Aug. 29, the head of the Afghan army, General Qadam Shah Shahim, is expected in New Delhi to submit a list of military equipment drawn up in... Read more
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Reuters
Afghans push India for more arms, despite Pakistan's wary eyeis worrisome for everyone in the region including India," he told Reuters in an
Afghans push India for more arms, despite Pakistan's wary eye
Reuters / Posted yesterday
is worrisome for everyone in the region including India," he told Reuters in an interview. On Aug. 29, the head of the Afghan army, General Qadam Shah Shahim, is expected in New Delhi to submit a list of military equipment drawn up in... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Miles Teller in 'War Dogs' steps into a dangerous worldfew people make it big in the arms business, especially at our age. The fact th
Miles Teller in 'War Dogs' steps into a dangerous world
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
few people make it big in the arms business, especially at our age. The fact that we won a contract to supply the entire Afghan army was totally bizarre.” Phillips revealed that his team decided early on to tell the story from Packouz's... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
New Releases: ‘Ben-Hur’, ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ and ‘War Dogs’contracts. Shortly the boys are thrown in over their heads as they are given a
New Releases: ‘Ben-Hur’, ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ and ‘War Dogs’
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 2 days ago
contracts. Shortly the boys are thrown in over their heads as they are given a massive $300 million contract to arm the Afghan army, a contract that places them directly in the cross hairs of some very dangerous people. Miles Teller, Jonah... Read more
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Starmometer
Miles Teller Steps Into a Dangerous World in ‘War Dogs’few people make it big in the arms business, especially at our age. The fact th
Miles Teller Steps Into a Dangerous World in ‘War Dogs’
Starmometer / Posted 3 days ago
few people make it big in the arms business, especially at our age. The fact that we won a contract to supply the entire Afghan army was totally bizarre.” Phillips reveals that they decided early on to tell the story from Packouz’s perspective,... Read more
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EuroNews
Afghan army retakes key Kunduz district after brief Taliban foraynot the first time the area has changed hands: the Taliban briefly overran it a
Afghan army retakes key Kunduz district after brief Taliban foray
EuroNews / Posted 3 days ago
not the first time the area has changed hands: the Taliban briefly overran it almost a year ago before being pushed back by the Afghan army. Afghan officials blame a lack of ammunition and reinforcements for the Taliban’s tempo... Read more
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Daily Mirror
The real-life War Dogs who nearly pulled off $300m Afghanistan arms dealin the US. But their foreign contacts suited the US authorities who weren’t ke
The real-life War Dogs who nearly pulled off $300m Afghanistan arms deal
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
in the US. But their foreign contacts suited the US authorities who weren’t keen to publicise that they were supplying the Afghan army or Iraqi militias. The Bush administration had banned arms trades through Russia and China which is where... Read more
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New Kerala
Roadside bomb blast in Kabul kills One, Taliban claims responsibility - newkerala.com #107602one person was killed and few others were injured after a Improvised Explosive
Roadside bomb blast in Kabul kills One, Taliban claims responsibility - newkerala.com #107602
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
one person was killed and few others were injured after a Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was detonated targeting an Afghan Army vehicle in Kabul on Saturday. The incident took place in Qala-e-Zaman Khan area after a vehicle of the Afghan... Read more
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EuroNews
Taliban claim another success in northern Afghanistanim the norther province of Kunduz, which they briefly overran earlier last Sept
Taliban claim another success in northern Afghanistan
EuroNews / Posted 4 days ago
im the norther province of Kunduz, which they briefly overran earlier last September before being pushed back by the Afghan army. Afghan troops have been forced to retreat to the provincial capital where they were so recently liberators, to... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Author tells story of Apple of armson my apartment, Diveroli's company AEY handled a $300 million contract to prov
Author tells story of Apple of arms
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
on my apartment, Diveroli's company AEY handled a $300 million contract to provide ammunition for the American-backed Afghan army. I was in my 30s and 40s. They were stoners in their 20s. I worked for a large corporation and had to bill all... Read more
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The Hindu
Former Afghan president Hamid Karzai backs PM Modi’s Balochistan remarksfor anyone’s permission,” Mr. Karzai said. The comments are significant as the
Former Afghan president Hamid Karzai backs PM Modi’s Balochistan remarks
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
for anyone’s permission,” Mr. Karzai said. The comments are significant as they come a week ahead of a visit to Delhi by Afghan Army Chief General Qadam Shah Shahim. As The Hindu had reported earlier, sources confirmed that General Shah will... Read more
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Orange County Register
How the 'War Dogs' dudes made big money selling gunsa relatively short time they were brokering a $300 million scheme to deliver mi
How the 'War Dogs' dudes made big money selling guns
Orange County Register / Posted 6 days ago
a relatively short time they were brokering a $300 million scheme to deliver millions of old, Albanian AK-47 rounds to the Afghan army. That was their undoing. But their doings up until then were awesome. Neither Hill nor Teller could resist... Read more
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Boston Globe
‘War Dogs’ enters a different kind of Green Zonetoo, until they bought 100 million rounds of decades-old Chinese AK-47 rounds i
‘War Dogs’ enters a different kind of Green Zone
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
too, until they bought 100 million rounds of decades-old Chinese AK-47 rounds in Albania and tried to foist them on the Afghan army. In 2008, that deal got them arrested on fraud and conspiracy charges. Based on a 2011 Rolling Stone article,... Read more
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USA Today
Jonah Hill is a standout in 'War Dogs'. Unfortunately, the momentum fades after David and Efraim win a $300 million c
Jonah Hill is a standout in 'War Dogs'
USA Today / Posted 7 days ago
. Unfortunately, the momentum fades after David and Efraim win a $300 million contract from the Pentagon to outfit the Afghan army. Then various betrayals and girlfriend drama ensue and karma takes the safety off. Bradley Cooper co-stars as a... Read more
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The Mercury News
'War Dogs' needs a battle plandeal that seems too good to be true: buying cheap old munitions from a former E
'War Dogs' needs a battle plan
The Mercury News / Posted 7 days ago
deal that seems too good to be true: buying cheap old munitions from a former Eastern Bloc country and selling them to the Afghan army through the U.S. government. Teller plays the conscientious one of the pair. His character and his pregnant... Read more
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New Kerala
82 militants killed in Afghan military operations - newkerala.com #105861Kabul, Aug 16 : At least 82 militants were killed and 64 others injured as the
82 militants killed in Afghan military operations - newkerala.com #105861
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
Kabul, Aug 16 : At least 82 militants were killed and 64 others injured as the Afghan army launched wide-scale operations in 17 of the country's 34 provinces, Defence Ministry said on Tuesday. At least 36 Taliban militants were killed and 24 wounded... Read more
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International Business Times
Nato rejects claims Isis killed US commander in Afghanistan with 'sticky bomb' Province, its affliate terror offshoot in Afghanistan, had successfully killed
Nato rejects claims Isis killed US commander in Afghanistan with 'sticky bomb'
International Business Times / Posted 9 days ago
Province, its affliate terror offshoot in Afghanistan, had successfully killed a US military commander along with two Afghan Army colonels in Kabul. "There is no truth to any claims that a US military commander was killed in today's Kabul... Read more
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Breitbart
Pentagon Debunks ISIS Claim of Assassinating U.S. Military Commander in Afghanistanat the Pentagon. “No Resolute Support people, U.S. or otherwise, hurt in today
Pentagon Debunks ISIS Claim of Assassinating U.S. Military Commander in Afghanistan
Breitbart / Posted 9 days ago
at the Pentagon. “No Resolute Support people, U.S. or otherwise, hurt in today’s IED attack in Kabul, which targeted an Afghan army vehicle. Several ANA members were wounded only,” Col. Michael Lawhorn, Resolute Support Director of Public... Read more
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Daily Mail
US military says ISIS have not assassinated an American commanderfalse. The terror group released a statement on the Amaq news agency saying th
US military says ISIS have not assassinated an American commander
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
false. The terror group released a statement on the Amaq news agency saying that they had killed the US commander and two Afghan army colonels using a 'sticky bomb'. The militants claimed it happened outside the US embassy in the Afghan capital... Read more
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CNET
Lost in the Jungleare people that know him in the UK and the US, he tells us: the soldiers he wor
Lost in the Jungle
CNET / Posted 9 days ago
are people that know him in the UK and the US, he tells us: the soldiers he worked with when he was an interpreter in the Afghan army. After NATO troops left, Khan says, he was threatened by the Taliban and was forced to flee for his life. We... Read more
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Orange County Register
Afghan forces struggle to hold firm against Taliban in southcasualties, gave up about 27 posts one after another without a fight,” said Col
Afghan forces struggle to hold firm against Taliban in south
Orange County Register / Posted 9 days ago
casualties, gave up about 27 posts one after another without a fight,” said Col. Nematullah Khalil, the commander of the Afghan army’s 3rd Regiment, 2015 Corps, whose soldiers are trying to help the special forces hold the line in Chah-i-Anjir,... Read more
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New York Post
Lawsuits, betrayals and jealousy: What ‘War Dogs’ doesn’t show youis] Jewish, lives in Miami and [is] a dry cleaner.” In January 2007, Diveroli
Lawsuits, betrayals and jealousy: What ‘War Dogs’ doesn’t show you
New York Post / Posted 10 days ago
is] Jewish, lives in Miami and [is] a dry cleaner.” In January 2007, Diveroli landed his career-making deal to supply the Afghan army with $298 million worth of gear. Their order included mortar shells, rocket grenades and 93 million rounds of... Read more
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New Kerala
11 Taliban militants killed in Afghan airstrikes - newkerala.com #10492514 : At least 11 Taliban insurgents were killed in two air strikes in Afghanist
11 Taliban militants killed in Afghan airstrikes - newkerala.com #104925
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
14 : At least 11 Taliban insurgents were killed in two air strikes in Afghanistan, sources said on Sunday. "On Saturday, Afghan army and air force conducted an air strike against the militant's position in Pasaband district in Ghor province,... Read more
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birminghammail
The forgotten battle of the Helmand is revealedthat has never been told in full. These ex-soldiers who fought at Musa Qala hav
The forgotten battle of the Helmand is revealed
birminghammail / Posted 11 days ago
that has never been told in full. These ex-soldiers who fought at Musa Qala have come forward. They want the truth to be heard.” It was not to be the last battle at Musa Qala. In February the Taliban recaptured the town from Afghan arm... Read more
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Canberra Times
Taliban fires on tourists, takes helicopter crew hostageaimed at "foreign occupiers and mercenaries". Officials said militants fired r
Taliban fires on tourists, takes helicopter crew hostage
Canberra Times / Posted 11 days ago
aimed at "foreign occupiers and mercenaries". Officials said militants fired rockets at a convoy of foreign visitors and Afghan army escorts as they drove through Herat province, near the border with Iran. Officials said six people were wounded... Read more
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The Age
Taliban fires on tourists, takes helicopter crew hostageaimed at "foreign occupiers and mercenaries". Officials said militants fired r
Taliban fires on tourists, takes helicopter crew hostage
The Age / Posted 11 days ago
aimed at "foreign occupiers and mercenaries". Officials said militants fired rockets at a convoy of foreign visitors and Afghan army escorts as they drove through Herat province, near the border with Iran. Officials said six people were wounded... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Taliban fires on tourists, takes helicopter crew hostageaimed at "foreign occupiers and mercenaries". Officials said militants fired r
Taliban fires on tourists, takes helicopter crew hostage
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 11 days ago
aimed at "foreign occupiers and mercenaries". Officials said militants fired rockets at a convoy of foreign visitors and Afghan army escorts as they drove through Herat province, near the border with Iran. Officials said six people were wounded... Read more
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iol.co.za
War tourism: Adventure or reckless hedonism?and one German national came under Taliban fire as it was being escorted throug
War tourism: Adventure or reckless hedonism?
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
and one German national came under Taliban fire as it was being escorted through a volatile district in Herat by the Afghan army. The attack, which left seven people wounded including the Afghan minibus driver, prompted scorn on social... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Afghanistan president says Islamic State being wiped out in his countrywith at least seven militants, Feb. 1. "The aim of the operation in Nangarhar
Afghanistan president says Islamic State being wiped out in his country
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
with at least seven militants, Feb. 1. "The aim of the operation in Nangarhar was to root out IS from the area," said Afghan Army Lt. Col. Sharin Aqa, a spokesman for the 201 Corps. The operation was aided by local residents who set up... Read more
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Air Force Times
Reports: U.S. drone kills leader of ISIS in Afghanistan, Pakistanand fighters. A U.S. defense official confirmed Saeed's death to the BBC. Majo
Reports: U.S. drone kills leader of ISIS in Afghanistan, Pakistan
Air Force Times / Posted 11 days ago
and fighters. A U.S. defense official confirmed Saeed's death to the BBC. Major General Mohammad Zaman Wazir of the Afghan army also reported Saeed's death, along with 23 his commanders, according to the Afghan Tolo TV news channel. It is... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Reports: U.S. drone kills leader of ISIL in Afghanistan, Pakistanand fighters. A U.S. defense official confirmed Saeed's death to the BBC. Majo
Reports: U.S. drone kills leader of ISIL in Afghanistan, Pakistan
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 11 days ago
and fighters. A U.S. defense official confirmed Saeed's death to the BBC. Major General Mohammad Zaman Wazir of the Afghan army also reported Saeed's death, along with 23 his commanders, according to the Afghan Tolo TV news channel. It is... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Reports: U.S. drone kills leader of ISIL in Afghanistan, Pakistanand fighters. A U.S. defense official confirmed Saeed's death to the BBC. Majo
Reports: U.S. drone kills leader of ISIL in Afghanistan, Pakistan
The Record Searchlight / Posted 11 days ago
and fighters. A U.S. defense official confirmed Saeed's death to the BBC. Major General Mohammad Zaman Wazir of the Afghan army also reported Saeed's death, along with 23 his commanders, according to the Afghan Tolo TV news channel. It is... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Reports: U.S. drone kills leader of ISIL in Afghanistan, Pakistanand fighters. A U.S. defense official confirmed Saeed's death to the BBC. Majo
Reports: U.S. drone kills leader of ISIL in Afghanistan, Pakistan
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 11 days ago
and fighters. A U.S. defense official confirmed Saeed's death to the BBC. Major General Mohammad Zaman Wazir of the Afghan army also reported Saeed's death, along with 23 his commanders, according to the Afghan Tolo TV news channel. It is... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Reports: U.S. drone kills leader of ISIL in Afghanistan, Pakistanand fighters. A U.S. defense official confirmed Saeed's death to the BBC. Majo
Reports: U.S. drone kills leader of ISIL in Afghanistan, Pakistan
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 11 days ago
and fighters. A U.S. defense official confirmed Saeed's death to the BBC. Major General Mohammad Zaman Wazir of the Afghan army also reported Saeed's death, along with 23 his commanders, according to the Afghan Tolo TV news channel. It is... Read more
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USA Today
U.S. drone kills leader of ISIL in Afghanistan, Pakistanand fighters. A U.S. defense official confirmed Saeed's death to the BBC. Majo
U.S. drone kills leader of ISIL in Afghanistan, Pakistan
USA Today / Posted 11 days ago
and fighters. A U.S. defense official confirmed Saeed's death to the BBC. Major General Mohammad Zaman Wazir of the Afghan army also reported Saeed's death, along with 23 his commanders, according to the Afghan Tolo TV news channel. It is... Read more
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International Business Times
Isis leader in Afghanistan and Pakistan Hafiz Saeed Khan killed in US drone strike death did indeed take place on 26 July, it came the day after another top IS ch
Isis leader in Afghanistan and Pakistan Hafiz Saeed Khan killed in US drone strike
International Business Times / Posted 11 days ago
death did indeed take place on 26 July, it came the day after another top IS chief was among 122 militants killed by the Afghan army in the same province. Senior commander Saad al-Emarati who had the title "the emir of the eastern province of... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Thornberry: Republicans ready for positive tone in 2017been there because of these loosened restrictions — the circumstances under whi
Thornberry: Republicans ready for positive tone in 2017
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 12 days ago
been there because of these loosened restrictions — the circumstances under which we can drop ordnance in support of the Afghan army," he said. "The overall sense that I got is the Afghans are significantly better this year than last year and... Read more
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Miami New Times
The Real Story Behind the Movie War Dogstwo bros stare at each other, wide-eyed with shock. They've won a $300 million
The Real Story Behind the Movie War Dogs
Miami New Times / Posted 13 days ago
two bros stare at each other, wide-eyed with shock. They've won a $300 million contract to deliver ammunition to the Afghan army. Now they just need to figure out how to pull it off. The scene is from War Dogs, the Warner Bros. film that... Read more
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Reality TV World
Miles Teller says the real guy he plays in 'War Dogs' has movie cameoa small business and lie their way into a $300 million deal to fulfill a U.S. M
Miles Teller says the real guy he plays in 'War Dogs' has movie cameo
Reality TV World / Posted 14 days ago
a small business and lie their way into a $300 million deal to fulfill a U.S. Military contract to provide weapons to the Afghan army, living the high life until the bottom falls out of their operation. "David was on set. He has a small cameo in... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Mullah Mansour’s death disrupted Taliban finances: US generalconfirmed that Pakistan Army chief Gen Raheel Sharif had raised concerns about
Mullah Mansour’s death disrupted Taliban finances: US general
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 14 days ago
confirmed that Pakistan Army chief Gen Raheel Sharif had raised concerns about Indian military assistance to the Afghan Army. The US response, he said, was to say this aided the creation of a “strong, prosperous and independent... Read more
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iafrica.com
War tourism: fearless or foolish?and one German national came under Taliban fire as it was being escorted throug
War tourism: fearless or foolish?
iafrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
and one German national came under Taliban fire as it was being escorted through a volatile district in Herat by the Afghan army. The attack, which left seven people wounded including the Afghan minibus driver, prompted scorn on social... Read more
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FOX News
‘Don’t let me down’: Afghan who risked life helping US Marines dodges death in European refugee waveto her family’s home in north central Afghanistan, where they attended the wedd
‘Don’t let me down’: Afghan who risked life helping US Marines dodges death in European refugee wave
FOX News / Posted 14 days ago
to her family’s home in north central Afghanistan, where they attended the wedding of her brother, and it was there that an Afghan army soldier outed him to everyone in attendance as a traitor for working with coalition forces. Yasmiin’s parents... Read more
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Reality TV World
Jonah Hill says South African arms dealers want to see his 'War Dogs' movieCooper, "War Dogs" is set to open in U.S. theaters Aug. 19. Based on a true sto
Jonah Hill says South African arms dealers want to see his 'War Dogs' movie
Reality TV World / Posted 15 days ago
Cooper, "War Dogs" is set to open in U.S. theaters Aug. 19. Based on a true story, the film follows two millennials who form a small business and lie their way into a $300 million deal to fulfill a U.S. Military contract to arm the Af... Read more
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Reality TV World
Miles Teller says the real guy he plays in 'War Dogs' has a cameo in the filma small business and lie their way into a $300 million deal to fulfill a U.S. M
Miles Teller says the real guy he plays in 'War Dogs' has a cameo in the film
Reality TV World / Posted 16 days ago
a small business and lie their way into a $300 million deal to fulfill a U.S. Military contract to provide weapons to the Afghan army, living the high life until the bottom falls out of their operation. "David was on set. He has a small cameo in... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
American, Australian University Lecturers Kidnapped in Afghanistansaid. The kidnappers were wearing military uniforms, the official said, but not
American, Australian University Lecturers Kidnapped in Afghanistan
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 16 days ago
said. The kidnappers were wearing military uniforms, the official said, but not the design and color of the official Afghan army uniform. There has been no claim of responsibility. The US Embassy in Kabul confirmed that an American citizen... Read more
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Reality TV World
Jonah Hill says South African arms dealers want to see his movie 'War Dogs'Bradley Cooper, War Dogs is set to open in U.S. theaters Aug. 19. Based on a tr
Jonah Hill says South African arms dealers want to see his movie 'War Dogs'
Reality TV World / Posted 16 days ago
Bradley Cooper, War Dogs is set to open in U.S. theaters Aug. 19. Based on a true story, the film follows two millennials who form a small business and lie their way into a $300 million deal to fulfill a U.S. Military contract to arm the Afghan a... Read more
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Japan Today
War tourism in Afghanistan: adventure or reckless hedonism? ‹ Japan Todayand one German national came under Taliban fire as it was being escorted throug
War tourism in Afghanistan: adventure or reckless hedonism? ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 16 days ago
and one German national came under Taliban fire as it was being escorted through a volatile district in Herat by the Afghan army. The attack, which left seven people wounded including the Afghan minibus driver, prompted scorn on social... Read more
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