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Syrian War Daily – 20th of April 2019

Hello and welcome to the 765th installment of the SWD.

Military events/news are listed below by the governorates: 809 more words

Military Updates

Kabul attack: Explosion and gunfire near ministry building

The attack happened in a busy area of central Kabul

Gunmen attacked the Afghan ministry of information in the centre of the capital Kabul, officials said. 512 more words

Breaking News

Video: PIIA event on Afghanistan

PIIA recently held a talk on the Afghan conflict and foreign forces are to blame for the Afghan conflict according to Rustam Shah Mohmand. Indeed, the former Pakistani Ambassador to Afghanistan urges Pakistan to shift focus away from India.“The India-centric approach will have to be reviewed because it doesn’t deliver much” he said.

Democracy

The Breadwinner

A beautifully stark masterclass in animated storytelling.

The Breadwinner is the third film by Irish animation studio Cartoon Saloon, which was also responsible for the lovely  467 more words

Film

Syrian War Daily – 19th of April 2019

Hello and welcome to the 764th installment of the SWD.

Military events/news are listed below by the governorates: 269 more words

Military Updates

Soldier Pushing To Get Stray Dog He Met While Deployed In Afghanistan Back To Sacramento County

ROSEVILLE (CBS13) – A soldier from Sacramento County is working to get a dog he formed a special bond with in Afghanistan back to the US. 191 more words

News

Bamiyan, Babylon, Palmyra, Notre-Dame

The Bamiyan Buddhas were destroyed by an intolerant sect pretending to follow Islam. Buddhism all across Asia grieved. The West hardly paid attention.

The remaining ruins of Babylon, and the attached museum, were occupied, plundered and vandalized by a US Marine base during Shock and Awe in 2003. 443 more words

Opinion