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Daily Mirror
Ballet dancer turned al-Qaeda terror suspect asks to live in unusual place in UKlearned to make explosives, poisons and chemical grenades". "RS-702 has admitt
Ballet dancer turned al-Qaeda terror suspect asks to live in unusual place in UK
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
learned to make explosives, poisons and chemical grenades". "RS-702 has admitted to fighting with the Taliban against the Northern Alliance, but said he did not fight against Americans", it said. A summary of final determination reads: "The... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Guantanamo Bay prisoner with 'Al Qaeda links' could move to Nottslearned to make explosives, poisons and chemical grenades". "RS-702 has admitt
Guantanamo Bay prisoner with 'Al Qaeda links' could move to Notts
Nottingham Post / Posted yesterday
learned to make explosives, poisons and chemical grenades". "RS-702 has admitted to fighting with the Taliban against the Northern Alliance, but said he did not fight against Americans", it said. Read more: Mum didn't tell police she hit toddler... Read more
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NBC News
U.S. Approves Release of Last Russian held at Guantanamowithout charges. It's an amazing day." Authorities accused of Mingazov, 48, of
U.S. Approves Release of Last Russian held at Guantanamo
NBC News / Posted 2 days ago
without charges. It's an amazing day." Authorities accused of Mingazov, 48, of fighting with the Taliban against the Northern Alliance in Afghanistan. A Pentagon profile released before a review board hearing in June said he also was believed... Read more
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Air Force Times
U.S. approves release of last Russian held at Guantanamowithout charges. It's an amazing day." Authorities accused of Mingazov, 48, of
U.S. approves release of last Russian held at Guantanamo
Air Force Times / Posted 3 days ago
without charges. It's an amazing day." Authorities accused of Mingazov, 48, of fighting with the Taliban against the Northern Alliance in Afghanistan. A Pentagon profile released before a review board hearing in June said he also was believed... Read more
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Pilipino Star
'Supermajority' backs Alvarez as House speakerfor him even before President Rodrigo Duterte took his oath of office. In May,
'Supermajority' backs Alvarez as House speaker
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
for him even before President Rodrigo Duterte took his oath of office. In May, Alvarez managed to get the support of the Northern Alliance bloc of lawmakers from Northern Luzon and a bloc of "around 30" lawmakers from the Visayas bloc, many of... Read more
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Breitbart
World View: Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Attack on Shias in Afghanistancivil war fought between 1991 and 1996. The war was fought mainly between the P
World View: Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Attack on Shias in Afghanistan
Breitbart / Posted 4 days ago
civil war fought between 1991 and 1996. The war was fought mainly between the Pashtuns in southern Afghanistan versus the Northern Alliance of Tajiks, Hazaras and Uzbeks in northern Afghanistan. Today’s Taliban terrorists are radicalized Pashtuns,... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The War In Afghanistan Is A Good Thing (If You're A Drug-Dealer)only opium harvest the following spring was in the northeast, in an area contro
The War In Afghanistan Is A Good Thing (If You're A Drug-Dealer)
Zero Hedge / Posted 5 days ago
only opium harvest the following spring was in the northeast, in an area controlled by the Taliban’s rivals, the Northern Alliance. That year, as Matthieu Aikins reported for Rolling Stone in 2012, “Opium production fell from an estimated... Read more
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Aljazeera
To die for no cause in the Hindu Kush Mountainsus. I was on a small island in the middle of the Panjshir River, to which I'd
To die for no cause in the Hindu Kush Mountains
Aljazeera / Posted 8 days ago
us. I was on a small island in the middle of the Panjshir River, to which I'd been taken by the legendary leader of the Northern Alliance, Ahmad Shah Massoud, talking to young Arab prisoners of war who had been captured while fighting for the... Read more
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dna
Whirlpool of violenceThe Taliban had set up their anti-aircraft guns and other artilleries in civili
Whirlpool of violence
dna / Posted 11 days ago
The Taliban had set up their anti-aircraft guns and other artilleries in civilian neighbourhoods. When the US troops or the Northern alliance troops would respond, it caused massive casualties among children. The world would then see the images and... Read more
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Salon.com
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher responds to Salon article about his dealings with the Talibanthe attacks on New York and Washington. My efforts came to fruition after 9/11.
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher responds to Salon article about his dealings with the Taliban
Salon.com / Posted 15 days ago
the attacks on New York and Washington. My efforts came to fruition after 9/11. Those Afghan leaders became the core of the Northern Alliance, which drove the Taliban from power. Unfortunately, American incompetence has allowed that victory to go to... Read more
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Aljazeera
'Don't leave me': The Arab children of the Afghan waraccount of meeting the legendary Afghan leader Ahmad Shah Massoud and interview
'Don't leave me': The Arab children of the Afghan war
Aljazeera / Posted 15 days ago
account of meeting the legendary Afghan leader Ahmad Shah Massoud and interviewing a 17-year-old Egyptian prisoner of the Northern Alliance. Read the rest of his series, Caged, here. Panjshir Valley, Afghanistan - Autumn 1997 "Don't leave me... Read more
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NBC News
Terror Files Reveal Missed Opportunities to Prevent Paris, Brussels HorrorDahmane, who blew himself up on Sept. 9, 2001, while assassinating Ahmed Shah M
Terror Files Reveal Missed Opportunities to Prevent Paris, Brussels Horror
NBC News / Posted 17 days ago
Dahmane, who blew himself up on Sept. 9, 2001, while assassinating Ahmed Shah Massoud, the leader of the anti-Taliban Northern Alliance in Afghanistan. Ahmed Dahmani has also been linked by French intelligence with Mohamed Abrini, a... Read more
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heraldscotland
What Blair said to Bush: the 525 day route to the Iraq war that spawned a Commons contempt motionmonth, attacks were launched on Afghanistan by western coalition forces in conj
What Blair said to Bush: the 525 day route to the Iraq war that spawned a Commons contempt motion
heraldscotland / Posted 19 days ago
month, attacks were launched on Afghanistan by western coalition forces in conjunction with the anti-Taliban Afghan Northern Alliance. Meanwhile an October, 2011, memo from Bush to Blair while suggesting a military operation to deal with... Read more
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heraldscotland
What Blair said to Bush: the 525 day route to the Iraq war that spawned a Commons 'trial'month, attacks were launched on Afghanistan by western coalition forces in conj
What Blair said to Bush: the 525 day route to the Iraq war that spawned a Commons 'trial'
heraldscotland / Posted 19 days ago
month, attacks were launched on Afghanistan by western coalition forces in conjunction with the anti-Taliban Afghan Northern Alliance. Meanwhile an October, 2011, memo from Bush to Blair while suggesting a military operation to deal with... Read more
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heraldscotland
What Blair said to Bush: the 525 day route to the Iraq war that spawned a Parliamentary 'contempt' actionmonth, attacks were launched on Afghanistan by western coalition forces in conj
What Blair said to Bush: the 525 day route to the Iraq war that spawned a Parliamentary 'contempt' action
heraldscotland / Posted 19 days ago
month, attacks were launched on Afghanistan by western coalition forces in conjunction with the anti-Taliban Afghan Northern Alliance. Meanwhile an October, 2011, memo from Bush to Blair while suggesting a military operation to deal with... Read more
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New Kerala
An Afghan's view of India-Afghanistan relations - newkerala.com #87899out that "Even though reluctant, Musharraf joined the US in the 'War on Terror'
An Afghan's view of India-Afghanistan relations - newkerala.com #87899
New Kerala / Posted 20 days ago
out that "Even though reluctant, Musharraf joined the US in the 'War on Terror'". The US-led coalition, working with the Northern Alliance, toppled the Taliban regime, which fled across the Pakistan border with its al-Qaeda allies. During the... Read more
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chroniclelive
Gateshead to take another look at young defender in friendly with Blyth Spartansat the end of last season, in what will be a tougher work out for both sides.
Gateshead to take another look at young defender in friendly with Blyth Spartans
chroniclelive / Posted 20 days ago
at the end of last season, in what will be a tougher work out for both sides. Spartans eased to a 5-0 midweek win at Northern Alliance outfit Seaton Delaval Amateurs in midweek and include all but one of their summer signings. “I’ve been to... Read more
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The New Yorker
Afghanistan’s Theorist-in-Chiefin this country?” Ali Jalali, then the Minister of Interior, said that Ghani ha
Afghanistan’s Theorist-in-Chief
The New Yorker / Posted 1 months ago
in this country?” Ali Jalali, then the Minister of Interior, said that Ghani had clashed with cabinet members from the Northern Alliance, such as Fahim, in his campaign to take power away from the warlords. Several people also told me that... Read more

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