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US Army’s 10th Mountain Division Will Deploy to Afghanistan This Spring
US Army’s 10th Mountain Division Will Deploy to Afghanistan This Spring

The 10th Mountain Division Headquarters will replace 1st Armored Division Headquarters in Afghanistan this spring, the US Army has announced...

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India-Pakistan Ties Impacted Afghanistan Tremendously: Ex-President Karzai
India-Pakistan Ties Impacted Afghanistan Tremendously: Ex-President Karzai

Asserting that the frosty India-Pakistan relationship has impacted Afghanistan tremendously, former Afghan president Hamid Karzai on Thursday said maintaining a

16 Jan 2020
Afghanistan War Plagued By ‘Mendacity’; SIGAR Tells US Congress
Afghanistan War Plagued By ‘Mendacity’; SIGAR Tells US Congress

The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) told Congress Wednesday that U.S. officials have routinely lied to the public

16 Jan 2020
Civilian Toll in Afghanistan ‘Devastating’: Human Rights Watch
Civilian Toll in Afghanistan ‘Devastating’: Human Rights Watch

Attacks by all parties to Afghanistan’s armed conflict in 2019 took a devastating toll on civilians, Human Rights Watch has

15 Jan 2020
Raisina Dialogue 2020 to Address Global Issues Kicks Off
Raisina Dialogue 2020 to Address Global Issues Kicks Off

With the participation of over 100 nations, India's annual global conference on geopolitics and geo-economics, known as the Raisina dialogue

14 Jan 2020
US Retired Army Col. Douglas Macgregor Says Only Trump Can End War in Afghanistan
US Retired Army Col. Douglas Macgregor Says Only Trump Can End War in Afghanistan

As for the argument that there must be a pullout strategy so that the U.S. doesn't lose its footing in

14 Jan 2020
US Ready to Reach Deal With Taliban, Reduce Contingent in Afghanistan This Year: White House NSA
US Ready to Reach Deal With Taliban, Reduce Contingent in Afghanistan This Year: White House NSA

White House National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien said that US President Donald Trump could reach a deal with the Taliban

13 Jan 2020
Afghanistan Joins “Response Group” For Victims of Ukrainian Plane Crash in Iran
Afghanistan Joins “Response Group” For Victims of Ukrainian Plane Crash in Iran

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) says Afghanistan has joined a "response group" for the families of victims of the

11 Jan 2020
World Reacts After Iran Fires Missiles at US Targets in Iraq
World Reacts After Iran Fires Missiles at US Targets in Iraq

Iran has fired more than a dozen missiles at two Iraqi military bases hosting US troops, the Pentagon confirmed. The missiles

8 Jan 2020
US-Iran Tensions Escalate After Soleimani Assassination
US-Iran Tensions Escalate After Soleimani Assassination

The consequences of the American killing of a top Iranian general rippled across the Middle East and beyond on Sunday,

6 Jan 2020
UK Warns Nationals to Remain Vigilant in Afghanistan after Assassination of Iranian General by US
UK Warns Nationals to Remain Vigilant in Afghanistan after Assassination of Iranian General by US

According to the FCO, the British Embassy is not able to accept registrations from British nationals travelling in Afghanistan or

5 Jan 2020
Afghanistan’s Soil To Not Be Used Against Any Nation: President Ghani
Afghanistan’s Soil To Not Be Used Against Any Nation: President Ghani

Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has issued a statement in reference to the assassination of a top Iranian military leader

4 Jan 2020
US Service Members Killed in Afghanistan in ’19 Highest in 5 Years
US Service Members Killed in Afghanistan in ’19 Highest in 5 Years

Seventeen service members died in Afghanistan in 2019, the highest number since 2015, according to a year-end tally compiled by

2 Jan 2020
UN Seeks $733 Million Humanitarian Aid for Afghans in 2020
UN Seeks $733 Million Humanitarian Aid for Afghans in 2020

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in a report has said that the UN is seeking

1 Jan 2020
Taliban Gives List of 5,000 Prisoners to US for Their Release: AP
Taliban Gives List of 5,000 Prisoners to US for Their Release: AP

Thousands of Taliban prisoners jailed in Afghanistan as insurgents see a peace deal being hammered out between the United States

30 Dec 2019
American University in Kabul Could Close Down Next Year
American University in Kabul Could Close Down Next Year

Quoting three sources, CNN has reported that the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) is drawing up plans to shut down

28 Dec 2019
Russia Hopes for Soonest Signing of Peace Agreement Between US & Taliban
Russia Hopes for Soonest Signing of Peace Agreement Between US & Taliban

Russia expects that the United States will soon sign a peace deal with the Taliban, President Vladimir Putin's special representative

25 Dec 2019
Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran Commit to New Afghan Support Platform at Refugee Forum
Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran Commit to New Afghan Support Platform at Refugee Forum

The leaders from Afghanistan, Iran, and Pakistan along with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and refugee representatives have

23 Dec 2019
Presidential Candidate Ashraf Ghani Secures Majority of Votes in Preliminary Results
Presidential Candidate Ashraf Ghani Secures Majority of Votes in Preliminary Results

The Independent Election Commission (IEC) in a press conference on Sunday announced the preliminary Presidential election results. The Presidential contender, Ashraf

22 Dec 2019
Pentagon Leaders Reject Negative View of War in ‘Afghan Papers’
Pentagon Leaders Reject Negative View of War in ‘Afghan Papers’

The top officials at the Pentagon are rejecting the narrative of a massive inspector general’s survey that government officials over

21 Dec 2019
Joe Biden Says He Fought the Obama Administration on Afghanistan Troop Surge
Joe Biden Says He Fought the Obama Administration on Afghanistan Troop Surge

During the Democratic debate, US former Vice President Joe Biden was asked about The Washington...

20 Dec 2019
US Troops in Afghanistan to be Redeployed to Confront China: Pentagon Chief
US Troops in Afghanistan to be Redeployed to Confront China: Pentagon Chief

A drawdown of US troops from Washington’s 18-year-old war in Afghanistan will facilitate their redeployment to the Asia-Pacific...

19 Dec 2019
China Responds over US Troops’ Possible Withdrawal from Afghanistan
China Responds over US Troops’ Possible Withdrawal from Afghanistan

While commenting on reports on US troops’ possible withdrawal from Afghanistan, a Chinese foreign ministry’s spokesperson has said that any

18 Dec 2019
Peace Will Be ‘Paramount’ Issue For Incoming Afghan Gov’t: UN Mission Chief
Peace Will Be ‘Paramount’ Issue For Incoming Afghan Gov’t: UN Mission Chief

Tadamichi Yamamoto, head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), updated ambassadors on developments since...

17 Dec 2019
US Troop Drawdown in Afghanistan Is Possible: US Senator
US Troop Drawdown in Afghanistan Is Possible: US Senator

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham has said that President Donald Trump will announce an American troop drawdown from Afghanistan...

17 Dec 2019
Afghan Ex-IEC Chief Convicted of Fraud in US
Afghan Ex-IEC Chief Convicted of Fraud in US

Afghanistan’s former chief of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) Mohammad Yousuf Nuristani has convicted of public budget theft and federal

16 Dec 2019
Trump Administration Preparing to Withdraw 4,000 Troops from Afghanistan
Trump Administration Preparing to Withdraw 4,000 Troops from Afghanistan

US President Trump is reportedly planning to withdraw 4,000 troops from Afghanistan as part of a pledge he made this

15 Dec 2019
Afghan War Reports Not ‘All That Revelatory’: Mattis
Afghan War Reports Not ‘All That Revelatory’: Mattis

Former US Defense Secretary James Mattis has said he did not consider a bombshell report on the Afghanistan war released

14 Dec 2019
US Envoy to Afghanistan Announces ‘Pause’ in Taliban Peace Talks After Attack on Air Base
US Envoy to Afghanistan Announces ‘Pause’ in Taliban Peace Talks After Attack on Air Base

The tweets by Khalilzad appear to throw another wrench in peace talks between the U.S. and the Taliban...

13 Dec 2019
Pentagon Considers Leaving Smaller Number of Troops in Afghanistan
Pentagon Considers Leaving Smaller Number of Troops in Afghanistan

The Pentagon is considering several options to reduce the number of troops in Afghanistan, including one that would shift to

12 Dec 2019
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