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October Airstrikes Ramp Up Against IS-K Group in Afghanistan
October Airstrikes Ramp Up Against IS-K Group in Afghanistan

US-managed airstrikes in Afghanistan dropped in October, according to new data published by US Air Forces Central Command. In Afghanistan, the

13 Nov 2019
US Hawaii Army National Guard Soldiers Bring Safety to 7 Bases in Afghanistan
US Hawaii Army National Guard Soldiers Bring Safety to 7 Bases in Afghanistan

US battalion commander Lt. Col. David Hatcher from Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan says on this year’s Veterans Day, about 350

12 Nov 2019
US Troops To Stay In Afghanistan Several More Years: Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman
US Troops To Stay In Afghanistan Several More Years: Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman

U.S. forces won’t be withdrawing from Afghanistan any time soon, according to Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen.

11 Nov 2019
US Air Force’s Upgraded AC-130 Gunship is Working Overtime in Afghanistan
US Air Force’s Upgraded AC-130 Gunship is Working Overtime in Afghanistan

It's been just over four months since the Air Force's AC-130J Ghostrider kicked off combat missions in the skies...

9 Nov 2019
Corruption Hurts Many Parts of Afghanistan’s Development: SIGAR
Corruption Hurts Many Parts of Afghanistan’s Development: SIGAR

The Afghan government has made progress in meeting anti-corruption benchmarks...

8 Nov 2019
Ancient Afghan Artifacts on Show in Hong Kong
Ancient Afghan Artifacts on Show in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Museum of History is hosting an exhibition of 231 items/sets of rare artefacts including goldware, glassware, bronze

7 Nov 2019
For decades, Pakistan Played An Active But Negative Role in Afghanistan: US Congressional Report
For decades, Pakistan Played An Active But Negative Role in Afghanistan: US Congressional Report

For decades, Pakistan has played an active but negative role in Afghanistan, a Congressional report has said, asserting that Islamabad

6 Nov 2019
Govt. Takes Preparation to Participate Afghan Intra-Talks in China
Govt. Takes Preparation to Participate Afghan Intra-Talks in China

Presidential Palace says the final list of participants for the intra-Afghan Peace Talks is near to be finalized...

5 Nov 2019
Civilian Deaths in Afghanistan Triple This Summer: SIGAR
Civilian Deaths in Afghanistan Triple This Summer: SIGAR

Civilian deaths in Afghanistan more than tripled during this quarter compared with the same period last year, Office of the

4 Nov 2019
Media Summit Spotlights Impact of Worsening Violence Against Reporters in Afghanistan
Media Summit Spotlights Impact of Worsening Violence Against Reporters in Afghanistan

For the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, the United Nations and the Afghan Journalist Safety Committee

3 Nov 2019
“Moscow Interested in Including Iran in Russia-China-US Format of Afghan Talks”
“Moscow Interested in Including Iran in Russia-China-US Format of Afghan Talks”

Russia has an interest in Iran joining the Russia-China-US format for Afghanistan talks, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on

2 Nov 2019
Afghan Forces See 5% Rise in Number of Casualties Suffered: SIGAR
Afghan Forces See 5% Rise in Number of Casualties Suffered: SIGAR

The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) suffered approximately 5% more casualties between 1 June and 31 August 2019

31 Oct 2019
Almost 40 Strikes Every Day in Afghanistan Last Month: Pentagon
Almost 40 Strikes Every Day in Afghanistan Last Month: Pentagon

Almost 40 strikes hit Afghanistan every day in September, new Pentagon figures show, working out as more than 1,100 over

30 Oct 2019
US Welcomes Intra-Afghan Talks in China
US Welcomes Intra-Afghan Talks in China

The U.S. State Department welcomed China’s offer to host the next round of intra-Afghan peace talks that the Taliban has

29 Oct 2019
More Than 350,000 Afghans Displaced in 2019: UN Report
More Than 350,000 Afghans Displaced in 2019: UN Report

The United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)’s data says the continuous conflict in Afghanistan has displaced more

28 Oct 2019
US Embassy Calls Moscow Consultations on Afghanistan ‘Constructive’
US Embassy Calls Moscow Consultations on Afghanistan ‘Constructive’

The talks between US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad and diplomats from Russia, China and Pakistan held

27 Oct 2019
US, China, Russia, Pakistan Hold Talks on Afghan Peace
US, China, Russia, Pakistan Hold Talks on Afghan Peace

Representatives of Russia, China, the United States and Pakistan agreed Friday that negotiation is the only road to peace in

26 Oct 2019
U.S. Air Force Deploys F-16 Fighting Falcons to Afghanistan
U.S. Air Force Deploys F-16 Fighting Falcons to Afghanistan

The 455th AEW is one of two Air Force wings located within Afghanistan and supports both Operation Freedom’s...

25 Oct 2019
US Advises Patience on Afghan Election Results
US Advises Patience on Afghan Election Results

Ghani had sharply criticized the draft deal. Days ahead of the election, the Trump administration cut $160 million in...

25 Oct 2019
US, EU, UN Remains ‘Committed To Achieving Peace’ In Afghanistan
US, EU, UN Remains ‘Committed To Achieving Peace’ In Afghanistan

The UN, the European Union, as well as a number of Western countries, including the United States, in a joint

23 Oct 2019
Ghani Wants Direct Talks With Taliban, If Reelected
Ghani Wants Direct Talks With Taliban, If Reelected

Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani wants to start peace talks with the Taliban as soon as the recent presidential election result

22 Oct 2019
US House Speaker Leads Congressional Delegation in Afghanistan Visit
US House Speaker Leads Congressional Delegation in Afghanistan Visit

US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a congressional delegation made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan on Sunday. The unannounced

21 Oct 2019
Pompeo Reaffirmed U.S. Commitment to Afghan Peace After Deadly Explosions
Pompeo Reaffirmed U.S. Commitment to Afghan Peace After Deadly Explosions

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Washington remains committed to “peace and stability” in Afghanistan and the fight against

20 Oct 2019
US Congressional Representatives Stress on Importance of Preserving Progress in Afghanistan
US Congressional Representatives Stress on Importance of Preserving Progress in Afghanistan

The US congressional representatives Susan Davis and Martha Ruby in a bipartisan dialogue at the United States Institute of Peace

19 Oct 2019
Civilian Casualties in Afghanistan Spike To Record High Levels: UN Report
Civilian Casualties in Afghanistan Spike To Record High Levels: UN Report

UNAMA’s report indicates that from 1 January to 30 September, anti-government elements caused 5,117 civilian...

17 Oct 2019
US Democrats Protest Transferring $200M in Pentagon Counterdrug Efforts in Afghanistan to Fund Border Wall
US Democrats Protest Transferring $200M in Pentagon Counterdrug Efforts in Afghanistan to Fund Border Wall

US President Donald Trump has quietly transferred more than $200 million from Pentagon counterdrug efforts toward building his long-promised wall

17 Oct 2019
Australian Forces Killed Unarmed Afghan Civilians, Rights Body Says
Australian Forces Killed Unarmed Afghan Civilians, Rights Body Says

Afghanistan's leading human rights body has alleged that two Afghan civilians killed by Australian forces were both unarmed...

16 Oct 2019
UN Report Describes Election-Related Violence in Afghanistan
UN Report Describes Election-Related Violence in Afghanistan

A special report released on Tuesday by the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) describes the severe impact of election-related

15 Oct 2019
US Senator Accuses Pakistan of Supporting Taliban, Al-Qaeda in Afghanistan
US Senator Accuses Pakistan of Supporting Taliban, Al-Qaeda in Afghanistan

A top US senator has accused Pakistan of supporting terror groups like the Taliban and al-Qaeda in Afghanistan and harbouring

13 Oct 2019
Afghanistan on Agenda of NATO Parliamentary Assembly in London
Afghanistan on Agenda of NATO Parliamentary Assembly in London

The situation of Afghanistan and NATO’s future in the war-torn country is among the main issues on the agenda as

12 Oct 2019
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