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Taliban declare Eid holiday ceasefire as Afghan violence soars

A wall surrounds Bagram Air Base northwest of the capital Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, May 3, 2021. As US troops pack up to leave Afghanistan after nearly 20 years of war, the Americans are dismantling their portion of Bagram, their largest remaining outpost in Afghanistan, and anything that they are not taking home or giving to the Afghan military, they destroy as completely as possible. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

 

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