Afghanistan

DOD identifies army casualty

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. Sgt. 1st Class Elis A. Barreto Ortiz, 34, from Morovis, Puerto Rico, was killed in action Sept. 5, 2019, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle in Kabul, Afghanistan. The incident is…

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Afghanistan juggles presidential elections, peace talks

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Kabul has expressed growing anxiety over the proposed agreement between the US and Taliban as Afghanistan juggles between key presidential elections and the fragile yet rejuvenated peace process. As Afghan President Ashraf Ghani keeps his cards to the chest, officials around him have switched their reactions from initial cautious skepticism to grim…

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The woman who dares to run a feminist radio station in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The northern Afghan city of Kunduz is not the kind of place you’d expect to find a radio station run by women, promoting women’s rights. But this is precisely what Radio Roshani is, and it’s broadcasting today despite several attempts by the Taliban to kill its founder and editor, SediqaSherzai. Radio Roshani…

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