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In this Monday, Nov. 21, 2016, photo, Afghanistan's first couple pilot, Captain Safia Ferozi, 26, right, and Captain Mohammad Jawad Najafi, 31, left, walk past an C-208 fixed-wing Aircraft at the Afghan military airbase in Kabul, Afghanistan. Photo: AP
In this Monday, Nov. 21, 2016, photo, Afghanistan's first couple pilot, Captain Safia Ferozi, 26, right, and Captain Mohammad Jawad Najafi, 31, left, sits in a C-208 fixed-wing Aircraft during flight at the Afghan military airbase in Kabul, Afghanistan. Photo: AP
In this Monday, Nov. 21, 2016, photo, Afghanistan's first couple pilot, Captain Safia Ferozi, 26, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press after her flight, at the Afghan military airbase in Kabul, Afghanistan. Photo: AP
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2600131_An Afghan woman goes from refugee to military pilot
An Afghan woman goes from refugee to military pilot

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Iraqi forces pause at edge of Mosul

Iraqi forces pause at edge of Mosul

GOGJALI (Iraq) — An Iraqi special forces general says his troops are holding their positions along Mosul’s eastern outskirts as poor weather hampers visibility in operations to...

Qatar’s former emir dies aged 84

Qatar’s former emir dies aged 84

DOHA — Qatar on Sunday (Oct 23) announced three days of national mourning after the former Emir Khalifa bin Hamad Al-Thani, who was deposed in a palace coup, died aged 84.