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Al-Qaeda-Affiliated Sheikhs Killed In Airstrike In Libya
On June 10, 2018, several sources reported the deaths of three prominent Al-Qaeda-affiliated sheikhs – in a Libyan military airstrike on their homes in Derna, Libya.
Afghan Taliban Urge U.S. ‘To Directly Negotiate’ With Them
On June 3, 2018, the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (the Taliban organization) issued a statement on the departure of Gen. John Nicholson, commander of the U.S. forces in Afghanistan, urging the U.S. to directly negotiate with the Taliban.
Taliban Spokesman Rejects NATO Official’s Remark That Peace Talks Are Taking Place
On June 12, 2018, Zabihullah Mujahid, spokesman of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (the Taliban organization), issued a statement rejecting a statement by a NATO official saying that unofficial talks with the mujahideen are taking place.(by memri.org).

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