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KABUL (Sputnik) - The Spokesman for the Panjshir Resistance in Afghanistan, Fahim Dashti, said that the resistance forces had regained control of the Paryan highlands in the eastern part of the province.
See also this September 2 report at LWJ by Bill and Andrew Tobin, National Resistance Front repels multi-day Taliban assault on Panjshir | FDD's Long War Journal. The second video in the report, showing what are obviously Al Qaeda fighters in a pickup truck headed for Panjshir, is the one Bill mentioned during his talk with John.
Also, today Sputnik reported on developments including these two items:
Posted at 14:42
No evidence yet of feared catastrophic flooding in New Orleans and at this it looks as if the levees held for the most part, especially the federally built one. Only one fatality recorded as yet, although officials warn the count could rise.
The rest is is wall-to-wall bad news.
AP report filed 25 minutes ago.