Afghan warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar speaks in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday. A prominent figure for decades in Afghanistan's war, Hekmatyar, 69, was known as the "Butcher of Kabul" when his forces rocketed the city in the 1990s. He made peace with the government and President Ashraf Ghani welcomed him back to the capital on Thursday.
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Security forces inspect the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. A deputy spokesman for the Interior Ministry said the target of the blast was a convoy of foreign forces.
Soldiers transfer the remains of Army Sgt. Joshua Rodgers, 22, of Bloomington, Ill., at Dover Air Force Base, Del. Rodgers and Sgt. Cameron H. Thomas, 23, of Kettering, Ohio, were killed during a raid in Afghanistan.
A GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb strikes ISIS-K cave and tunnel systems in Afghanistan's Nangarhar Province, in a screenshot from video released by the Pentagon.
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A photo provided by Eglin Air Force Base shows the GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb. The Pentagon says U.S. forces in Afghanistan dropped the military's most powerful non-nuclear bomb on an Islamic State target on Thursday, the first-ever combat use of the weapon.
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Hossein Mahrammi with his wife and four young sons arrived at at Dulles International Airport in Virginia earlier this month with Special Immigrant Visas for the work Mahrammi had helped the U.S. with in Afghanistan.
Pakistani security officials gather outside the devastated Marriott Hotel in Islamabad on Sept. 21, 2008, following an overnight suicide bomb attack. The Pentagon announced Satuday that a recent airstrike had killed Qari Yasin, who was linked to the bombing.
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Former U.S. Army interpreter Qismat Amin arrived in the U.S. from Afghanistan on Feb. 8. Amin waited nearly four years for his Special Immigrant Visa, living in hiding after receiving death threats from the Taliban for helping American troops.
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