Afghan Taliban announce surprise three-day Eid ceasefire

An Afghan security force member stands guard in front of the Marshal Fahim military academy in Kabul, Afghanistan. Picture: REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

KABUL – The Afghan Taliban on Saturday announced a three-day ceasefire over the Eid holiday at the end of this week, their first offer of its kind, following a ceasefire announced by the government on Thursday. The militants said foreign forces would be excluded from the ceasefire and that operations against them would continue. They […]

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