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#WorldPoli: Thousands Flee Their Homes in Afghanistan as Taliban Offensives Intensify – #WorldPolitics

WASHINGTON / MEHTAR LAM, AFGHANISTAN – Thousands of families are fleeing their homes amid intensified Taliban offensives in several provinces, as the United States and NATO began withdrawing their remaining forces from Afghanistan on May 1. “Most of those displaced are from the provinces of Helmand, Kandahar, Baghlan and Laghman,” said Sayed Abdul Basit Ansari, a spokesman for Afghanistan’s …

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#WorldPoli: Turkish-Backed Rebels Intensify Attacks on Syrian Town   – #WorldPolitics

A town in northern Syria has increasingly been under attack from rebel groups backed by Turkey amid fears of a new Turkish offensive into the region. On Sunday, Syrian rebel fighters supported by the Turkish military carried out artillery attacks on the town of Ain Issa and several nearby villages, …

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#WorldPoli: IS Militants Intensify Attacks in Syria’s Desert – #WorldPolitics

WASHINGTON – Militants affiliated with the Islamic State (IS) terror group have stepped up their attacks against Syrian government forces and allied militias in the desert region of Syria. Last week, attacks claimed by IS in the desert area killed at least a dozen Syrian troops, according to local news …

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