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At least 5 killed, dozens wounded as Taliban storm police HQ in Afghanistan

Afghan security forces inspect the aftermath of a suicide bomb blast in Paktia Province, Afghanistan June 18, 2017 © Samiullah Peiwand / Reuters A Taliban attack on a police headquarters in Paktia province in eastern Afghanistan has left at least five policemen dead and 25 more people injured, according to media reports.

SEVEN US SOLDIERS WOUNDED AS RESULT OF INSIDER ATTACK AT MILITARY BASE IN NORTHERN AFGHANISTAN

FILE IMAGE Seven US soldiers have been wounded in an insider attack at the Camp Shaheen in northern Afghanistan, according to the US military. The Camp Shaheen is the headquarters of the Afghan army’s 209th Corps in the city of Mazar-i-Sharif. “A spokesman for the U.S. military command in Kabul said earlier comments by an Afghan official that Americans had been killed were incorrect. But he confirmed that seven soldiers had been evacuated after being wounded in the incident at Camp Shaheen, the headquarters of the Afghan army’s 209th Corps in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif. At least one Afghan soldier was killed and another wounded, the U.S. official said. He could not immediately say if the suspected shooter was among the dead or wounded. Abdul Qahar Araam, spokesman for the Afghan army’s 209th Corps, announced earlier that an Afghan soldier had shot and killed four U.S. soldiers inside the base. In a statement, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said an Afghan commando loyal to…

VIDEO: US APACHE ATTACK HELICOPTER ASSISTING SDF UNITS COMBATING ISIS IN RAQQAH

The Rojava News has released a video showing a US Apache attack helicopter assisting units of the Syrian Democratic Forces in the area of Raqqah.

48-HOUR LONG TRUCE TO START IN DARAA. SYRIAN BORDER GUARDS TO RETURN TO BORDER WITH JORDAN

The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies announced a 48-hour ceasefire in Daraa city starting at 12 pm Damascus time on Saturday. According to pro-government sources, there have been Jordanian-Syrian negotiations during the past few days. As a result the sides agreed to return the Syrian border guard’s patrols to the Syrian-Jordanian border in the Suweida province. Negotiations continue with the aim of reopening a border crossing between Syria and Jordan in Suweida as well. Some sources argue that Russian military servicemen will be involved in the effort. From its side, the operations room of Al-Bunian al-Marsous, which belongs to Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) and includes most of the groups of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) in Daraa, hasn’t declared its commitment to the ceasefire formally. However, clashes in Daraa have significantly decreased since the ceasefire effort was declared. The HTS alliance has claimed that it managed to destroy 7 tanks, two bmp-1 vehicles, two Shilka vehicle…