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Pakistan Calls On Kabul To Hand Over Jailed Head Of IS-Linked Group
Pakistan Calls On Kabul To Hand Over Jailed Head Of IS-Linked Group

The Pakistani government has called on Afghanistan to hand over the captured leader of the Islamic State of Khorasan Province

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United Sikhs Work on Urgent Timetable to Save Afghan Sikhs as IS-K Impose 10-Day Ultimatum to Leave Afghanistan
United Sikhs Work on Urgent Timetable to Save Afghan Sikhs as IS-K Impose 10-Day Ultimatum to Leave Afghanistan

This week, the Islamic State group imposed a 10-day ultimatum for all Sikhs to leave Afghanistan...

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IS-K Claims Responsibility for Rocket Attack on US Base in Afghanistan
IS-K Claims Responsibility for Rocket Attack on US Base in Afghanistan

IS-K claimed responsibility for a rocket attack on Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan early Thursday morning...

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About 20,000 Enter Afghanistan via Torkham Border
About 20,000 Enter Afghanistan via Torkham Border

On the third day of Torkham border relaxation, around 10,000 Afghan nationals stranded in Pakistan entered Afghanistan, officials said...

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12 Taliban Killed, Wounded in   Wardak Airstrike
12 Taliban Killed, Wounded in Wardak Airstrike

Local officials in Maidan Wardak province said 12 Taliban insurgents, including the group's shadow governor, have been killed and wounded

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Five Rockets Fired at Bagram Airfield
Five Rockets Fired at Bagram Airfield

Five rockets were fired at Bagram Airfield, the largest US base in Afghanistan, on Thursday morning, officials said...

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University Programme for Afghan Women in Kazakhstan
University Programme for Afghan Women in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan, the UN, and the EU are working together on a programme to educate Afghan women...

9 Apr 2020
Deeply Concerned About Safety of Sikh Community in Afghanistan: Alice Wells
Deeply Concerned About Safety of Sikh Community in Afghanistan: Alice Wells

The United States has expressed concern about the safety of the Sikh community in Afghanistan and said that Afghans must

9 Apr 2020
16-Year-Old Afghan Migrant Stabbed to Death in Greek
16-Year-Old Afghan Migrant Stabbed to Death in Greek

A 16-year-old Afghan teenager was stabbed and killed early Wednesday morning by a 20-year-old Afghan man a short distance from

8 Apr 2020
Afghanistan is Ready to Move Forward on Peace, Prisoners: NSA
Afghanistan is Ready to Move Forward on Peace, Prisoners: NSA

The National Security Adviser (NSA) Hamdullah Mohib says the Afghan government is prepared to move forward on prisoner and peace

8 Apr 2020
Afghan Gov’t Released 100 Taliban Prisoners as Part of Peace Process
Afghan Gov’t Released 100 Taliban Prisoners as Part of Peace Process

The Afghan government released 100 Taliban prisoners late on Wednesday, as a first step in a peace process with the

8 Apr 2020
Afghan Government Says Will Release 100 Taliban Prisoners: Reports
Afghan Government Says Will Release 100 Taliban Prisoners: Reports

The Afghan government will release 100 Taliban prisoners on Wednesday (April 8), an official told AFP, a day after the

8 Apr 2020
Afghan Forces & Taliban Engaged in ‘Silent,’ Unreported War: MoD
Afghan Forces & Taliban Engaged in ‘Silent,’ Unreported War: MoD

The Taliban continue their attacks on Afghan security forces across the country, the Afghan Ministry of Defense said. Sometimes, the Afghan

8 Apr 2020
Taliban Suspends Prisoner Exchange Talks with Afghan Govt, Recalls Negotiators
Taliban Suspends Prisoner Exchange Talks with Afghan Govt, Recalls Negotiators

The Taliban on Tuesday recalled its negotiators from Afghanistan hours after they suspended talks on a prisoner exchange process with

8 Apr 2020
Abdullah, Iranian Foreign Minister Speak on Phone, Discussed Peace
Abdullah, Iranian Foreign Minister Speak on Phone, Discussed Peace

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif stressed the importance of political structures based on Afghanistan constitution with regard to peace

7 Apr 2020
Pompeo Warns Afghan Leaders: Make Deal With Taliban or Risk Full US Troop Pullout
Pompeo Warns Afghan Leaders: Make Deal With Taliban or Risk Full US Troop Pullout

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned the feuding leadership of the Afghan government that they must end their disputes and

7 Apr 2020
SIGAR Briefs Oversight Committee on Women’s Rights in Afghanistan
SIGAR Briefs Oversight Committee on Women’s Rights in Afghanistan

Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney , the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, issued the following statement after Special

7 Apr 2020
First Cabinet Session Held Via Video Conference
First Cabinet Session Held Via Video Conference

The first cabinet session chaired by President Ghani and with the participation of all the governors of the country, has

7 Apr 2020
Hundreds of Afghans Are Returning to Country Via Torkham, Spin Boldak: Envoy
Hundreds of Afghans Are Returning to Country Via Torkham, Spin Boldak: Envoy

Afghan envoy to Pakistan Atif Mashal has said that around 1000 Afghans have returned from Pakistan via Torkham and Spin

7 Apr 2020
Foreign Ministers of Uzbekistan & Afghanistan Speak over Pphone
Foreign Ministers of Uzbekistan & Afghanistan Speak over Pphone

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov held a telephone conversation with the Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs

7 Apr 2020
Taliban Insurgents Suffer Heavy Casualties as Afghan Forces Repulse Attack in Helmand
Taliban Insurgents Suffer Heavy Casualties as Afghan Forces Repulse Attack in Helmand

The Afghan Special Forces inflicted heavy casualties on Taliban militants by repulsing an attack in southern Helmand province...

7 Apr 2020
Prosecute Head of ISIS-linked Group in Afghanistan: HRW
Prosecute Head of ISIS-linked Group in Afghanistan: HRW

The Afghan government should bring appropriate war crimes charges against Aslam Farooqi, leader of the Islamic State of Khorasan Province

7 Apr 2020
“Germany Is Working to Set in Motion a Political Process Involving All Stakeholders in Afghanistan”
“Germany Is Working to Set in Motion a Political Process Involving All Stakeholders in Afghanistan”

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in a press statement gives details on the NATO Foreign Ministers Meeting about Afghanistan...

7 Apr 2020
Gov’t Says Taliban Demand Release of 15 Members Behind Major Attacks
Gov’t Says Taliban Demand Release of 15 Members Behind Major Attacks

Afghan government said on Monday that the Taliban are insisting on the release of 15 prisoners involved in major attacks,

6 Apr 2020
39 Taliban Militants Killed, Wounded in Uruzgan & Zabul Airstrikes
39 Taliban Militants Killed, Wounded in Uruzgan & Zabul Airstrikes

A series of airstrikes killed or wounded at least 39 Taliban militants in southern Uruzgan and Zabul provinces, the Afghan

6 Apr 2020
NDS Gives Details of IS-K Leader’s Arrest
NDS Gives Details of IS-K Leader’s Arrest

The National Directorate of Security (NDS) special forces, have led an operation to arrest Aslam Farooqi, the leader of the

6 Apr 2020
India-Afghanistan Trade Continues to Increase: Ambassador
India-Afghanistan Trade Continues to Increase: Ambassador

The Ambassador of India to Kabul says the trade between India and Afghanistan continues to increase. "During March 2020, seventeen flights

6 Apr 2020
21 Taliban Insurgents Killed, Wounded in Helmand
21 Taliban Insurgents Killed, Wounded in Helmand

Afghan security officials confirmed that at least 21 Taliban insurgents have been killed and wounded in Helmand province. The 215 Maiwand

6 Apr 2020
Afghan Economic Growth Projected at 4% in 2021
Afghan Economic Growth Projected at 4% in 2021

According to the Asian Development Outlook 2020 report, political uncertainty and COVID-19 pandemic are going to further dampen Afghanistan’s economy...

6 Apr 2020
Taliban’s Attack on Almar District Leaves Six Killed, Wounded
Taliban’s Attack on Almar District Leaves Six Killed, Wounded

Afghan security officials confirmed that at least six security forces were killed and wounded in Taliban's attack on Almar District

6 Apr 2020
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