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Afghanistan: Taliban decree 3-day ceasefire for Eid

2021-05-12T09:55:52.391Z

The Taliban announced on Monday a three-day ceasefire for Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday that this week marks the end of the holy month of ...



The Taliban on Monday announced a three-day ceasefire for Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday that this week marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, two days after a school attack that killed more than 50 deaths, mostly young girls, and that the government blamed them.

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The mujahedin in the Islamic Emirates (the Taliban, editor's note) are ordered to cease all attacks against the enemy throughout the country from the first to the third day of Eid

", a feast whose date is set by the position of the moon, according to a press release from the insurgents.

Source: lefigaro

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