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US Hit Taliban ‘Harder Than Ever Before’: Trump
US Hit Taliban ‘Harder Than Ever Before’: Trump

US President Donald Trump on Friday said America has hit the Taliban in Afghanistan "harder" than ever before and claimed

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Khalilzad Briefs Members Of US Congress
Khalilzad Briefs Members Of US Congress

The United States special Afghanistan envoy Zalmay Khalilzad on Thursday briefed members of the US Congress behind...

20 Sep 2019
Taliban Should Be Reintegrated Into Afghan Society With US Help: SIGAR
Taliban Should Be Reintegrated Into Afghan Society With US Help: SIGAR

Taliban fighters could join other militant groups in Afghanistan, such as the Islamic State group, if the United States does

19 Sep 2019
US Afghanistan Special Envoy to Brief House Committee on Peace Talks
US Afghanistan Special Envoy to Brief House Committee on Peace Talks

U.S. President Donald Trump’s top negotiator for Afghanistan will hold a briefing for the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee,

19 Sep 2019
UN Security Council Extends Mandate of Afghanistan Mission
UN Security Council Extends Mandate of Afghanistan Mission

The Security Council on Tuesday adopted a resolution to extend the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA)

18 Sep 2019
China & US Clash Over Afghanistan U.N. Mission
China & US Clash Over Afghanistan U.N. Mission

China clashed with the U.S. and other Security Council members Monday over China’s insistence on including a reference to Beijing’s

17 Sep 2019
Everything Should Be Done to Defend Citizens’ Rights to Vote: UN
Everything Should Be Done to Defend Citizens’ Rights to Vote: UN

The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has stressed on enabling all eligible Afghan citizens to exercise their constitutional right

16 Sep 2019
US House Democrats Subpoena U.S. Afghanistan Envoy
US House Democrats Subpoena U.S. Afghanistan Envoy

“Members of Congress are concerned about the lack of communication between the State Department and Congress relative to...

13 Sep 2019
Al Qaeda Leader Zawahri Marks 9/11 Anniversary By Calling for Jihadists to Attack US, Israel
Al Qaeda Leader Zawahri Marks 9/11 Anniversary By Calling for Jihadists to Attack US, Israel

To mark the 18th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, the Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri called on Muslims to

12 Sep 2019
UN Supports “Credible, Inclusive” Presidential Election in Afghanistan: Envoy
UN Supports “Credible, Inclusive” Presidential Election in Afghanistan: Envoy

The UN envoy for Afghanistan on Tuesday voiced support for the relative Afghan parties to conduct a "credible and inclusive"

11 Sep 2019
Timing of Trump’s Proposed Taliban Talks ‘Not Ideal’ Right Before 9/11: Condoleezza Rice
Timing of Trump’s Proposed Taliban Talks ‘Not Ideal’ Right Before 9/11: Condoleezza Rice

US Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Tuesday that the timing of President Trump’s proposed talks with the

11 Sep 2019
ISIS Remains Resilient in Afghanistan: UN Chief
ISIS Remains Resilient in Afghanistan: UN Chief

He welcomed the public commitments of President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah - both candidates for...

10 Sep 2019
Pompeo Says US Forces to Not Leave Afghanistan Without Peace Deal
Pompeo Says US Forces to Not Leave Afghanistan Without Peace Deal

President Donald Trump has not made a decision on whether to pull U.S. troops out of Afghanistan after he canceled

9 Sep 2019
China Calls for ‘Orderly, Responsible’ US Troops Exit From Afghanistan As Trump Canceled Peace Negotiations
China Calls for ‘Orderly, Responsible’ US Troops Exit From Afghanistan As Trump Canceled Peace Negotiations

China urged U.S.-led foreign troops Saturday to withdraw from Afghanistan in an “orderly and responsible” manner if a peace deal

8 Sep 2019
Breaking: Trump Calls Off Secret Meeting With Taliban
Breaking: Trump Calls Off Secret Meeting With Taliban

U.S. President Donald Trump says he has called off secret talks that were to be held Sunday at Camp David

8 Sep 2019
US Working Towards ‘Good Deal’ with Taliban: US Defense Secretary
US Working Towards ‘Good Deal’ with Taliban: US Defense Secretary

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Saturday that while it was seeking a political agreement with the Taliban, Washington

7 Sep 2019
US ‘Delivered’ on Mission in Afghanistan: Pompeo
US ‘Delivered’ on Mission in Afghanistan: Pompeo

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the United States has "delivered" on its mission to oust al-Qaeda...

6 Sep 2019
India-Russia Supports All Efforts For Inclusive Peace
India-Russia Supports All Efforts For Inclusive Peace

Finally, the leaders called for immediate cessation of violence. As the US-Taliban Peace talks have almost reached an...

5 Sep 2019
NATO Discusses Its Future Role In Afghanistan, Supports A Political Solution
NATO Discusses Its Future Role In Afghanistan, Supports A Political Solution

During a joint presser at NATO headquarters on 4 September, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announced that, NATO welcomes the

5 Sep 2019
US Holds Talks with European Allies on Afghan Peace Deal
US Holds Talks with European Allies on Afghan Peace Deal

U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Wednesday began briefing allied officials in Europe on an emerging peace deal with the

5 Sep 2019
Russia Wants ‘Peaceful’ Afghanistan: Envoy
Russia Wants ‘Peaceful’ Afghanistan: Envoy

Russia wants a "peaceful" Afghanistan, the nation's UN ambassador said Tuesday about a potential agreement between the Afghan government and

4 Sep 2019
NATO Fully Supports Efforts to Achieve Peace in Afghanistan
NATO Fully Supports Efforts to Achieve Peace in Afghanistan

In the meantime, NickKay, NATO Senior Civilian Representative to Afghanistan, condemned the recent violence...

3 Sep 2019
Mattis Slams Obama & Trump For Their Defence Policies In Afghanistan
Mattis Slams Obama & Trump For Their Defence Policies In Afghanistan

Former Secretary of Defense James Mattis criticized President Obama’s orders to withdraw forces in Afghanistan without consideration for what was

3 Sep 2019
16 Killed, 119 Wounded in Kabul Blast, Taliban Claims Responsibility
16 Killed, 119 Wounded in Kabul Blast, Taliban Claims Responsibility

The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the deadly car bomb explosion that rocked the Afghan capital Kabul on Monday night,

3 Sep 2019
US Secretary of State In Brussels to Talk Afghanistan With NATO
US Secretary of State In Brussels to Talk Afghanistan With NATO

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo headed to Brussels on Monday to discuss a proposed Afghan peace deal with the

3 Sep 2019
Uncertainty Prevails Over C.I.A’s Role In Afghanistan, U.S Officials At Odds
Uncertainty Prevails Over C.I.A’s Role In Afghanistan, U.S Officials At Odds

In 2014, as the Obama administration considered withdrawing all American troops from the country by 2016...

2 Sep 2019
Fighting Intensifies in North As US Negotiator Says Peace Deal Is Near
Fighting Intensifies in North As US Negotiator Says Peace Deal Is Near

The Interior Ministry spokesman Nusrat Rahimi told media that the police special unit is deployed in the area and...

1 Sep 2019
Trump Says No Deal With Taliban Yet
Trump Says No Deal With Taliban Yet

The United States invaded Afghanistan in 2001 and ousted its Taliban leaders after they refused to hand over...

31 Aug 2019
US NSA Bolton Reportedly ‘Sidelined’ By Trump Admin on Afghanistan
US NSA Bolton Reportedly ‘Sidelined’ By Trump Admin on Afghanistan

According to a report published in The Washinton Post, The United States National Security Adviser, John Bolton is apparently being

31 Aug 2019
“Taliban Must Accept Our Demands And We Demand Peace”: Sediq Sediqqi
“Taliban Must Accept Our Demands And We Demand Peace”: Sediq Sediqqi

He said that US peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad will visit Kabul in next 1-2 days and they are waiting for

28 Aug 2019
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