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U.S. National Guard Deploys CH-47 Chinook Helicopters to Afghanistan
U.S. National Guard Deploys CH-47 Chinook Helicopters to Afghanistan

Oregon National Guard soldiers and six CH-47 Chinook helicopters assigned to BRAVO 1-168 Aviation has left Pendleton en route to

9 May 2020
2 Killed, Several Wounded as Protest Turns Violent In Ghor
2 Killed, Several Wounded as Protest Turns Violent In Ghor

A protested turned violent after the police forces opened fire on protesters in North-western Ghor province, leaving at least 2

9 May 2020
US Congressmen Urge Pompeo To Ensure Safe Relocation Of Afghanistan’s Persecuted Hindus And Sikhs
US Congressmen Urge Pompeo To Ensure Safe Relocation Of Afghanistan’s Persecuted Hindus And Sikhs

As many as 26 United States Congressmen have urged Secretary of State Michael Pompeo to go all out and facilitate

9 May 2020
India Should Talk Directly to Taliban: Khalilzad
India Should Talk Directly to Taliban: Khalilzad

India should discuss its concerns on terrorism directly with the Taliban, said U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad,

9 May 2020
US Army Awards $35 Million Contract to Support Afghan Air Force Helicopters
US Army Awards $35 Million Contract to Support Afghan Air Force Helicopters

The US Army has awarded defense contractor MD Helicopters Inc. $35 million to support Afghanistan’s fleet of light attack helicopters,

9 May 2020
Afghan Peace Must Not Result in Impunity for War Crimes
Afghan Peace Must Not Result in Impunity for War Crimes

The Reporters Without Borders also known as Reporters Sans Frontier (RSF) have voiced concerns over the release of those Taliban

9 May 2020
Pakistan Sincerely Supports Afghan Peace Process: Gen. Bajwa
Pakistan Sincerely Supports Afghan Peace Process: Gen. Bajwa

US Special Representative for Afghan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on

9 May 2020
US Will ‘Reassess’ Taliban Peace Deal Amid Continued Afghanistan Violence
US Will ‘Reassess’ Taliban Peace Deal Amid Continued Afghanistan Violence

James Anderson, the nominee to be the US deputy under secretary of defense for policy, told the Senate Armed Services

9 May 2020
US Envoy Khalilzad Meets Gen. Bajwa, Lauds Pakistan’s Efforts for Regional Peace
US Envoy Khalilzad Meets Gen. Bajwa, Lauds Pakistan’s Efforts for Regional Peace

US Special Envoy for Afghan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad on Friday lauded Pakistan’s continuous efforts towards regional peace and stability during

9 May 2020
Presidential Palace Appoints Team to Probe Migrant Drownings in Iran
Presidential Palace Appoints Team to Probe Migrant Drownings in Iran

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has ordered a “thorough” probe into the drowning of several migrants, after Iranian border guards allegedly

9 May 2020
Acting FM Held Phone Conversation with Saudi Counterpart
Acting FM Held Phone Conversation with Saudi Counterpart

Afghan Acting Foreign Minister Hanif Atmar held a phone conversation with his Saudi counterpart Faisal bin Farhan to discuss "enhancing

8 May 2020
Afghanistan Veteran Paints Mural on His House for VE Day
Afghanistan Veteran Paints Mural on His House for VE Day

A man who served 13 years in the armed forces has transformed the front of his home in honour of

8 May 2020
India Conveys Its Concerns over Upsurge of Violence in Afghanistan
India Conveys Its Concerns over Upsurge of Violence in Afghanistan

India has conveyed its concerns over the upsurge of violence in Afghanistan and said it supported a call for an

8 May 2020
Czech Police Arrest Afghan Migrant Who Stabbed His Girlfriend 20 Times in Germany
Czech Police Arrest Afghan Migrant Who Stabbed His Girlfriend 20 Times in Germany

Czech police officers have arrested an Afghan man on the D1 motorway near Prague who was suspected of attempting to

8 May 2020
Khalilzad in Islamabad After Holding Talks with Taliban in Qatar
Khalilzad in Islamabad After Holding Talks with Taliban in Qatar

US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad has held talks with the Taliban political representatives in Qatar on ways

8 May 2020
Police Chief of Khost Province Killed in Roadside Bomb Blast
Police Chief of Khost Province Killed in Roadside Bomb Blast

A roadside bomb explosion killed the police chief of South-eastern Khost province of Afghanistan, the security officials confirmed. Tariq Arian, a

8 May 2020
Afghanistan Says 17 Bodies Of Migrants Drowned By Iran Border Guards Found
Afghanistan Says 17 Bodies Of Migrants Drowned By Iran Border Guards Found

Afghan authorities said on Thursday they had recovered 12 more bodies of migrants who were thrown into a river by

7 May 2020
Iranian, Uzbek Foreign Ministers Review Developments in Afghanistan
Iranian, Uzbek Foreign Ministers Review Developments in Afghanistan

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Uzbek counterpart Abdulaziz Kamilov held talks over the phone Thursday on bilateral

7 May 2020
AIHRC: 116 Civilians Killed, Wounded in First Ten Days of Ramadan
AIHRC: 116 Civilians Killed, Wounded in First Ten Days of Ramadan

The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) says Taliban’s violence has not decreased during the holy month of Ramadan and

7 May 2020
Pak-Afghan Bilateral Trade to be Improved Soon: FPCCI
Pak-Afghan Bilateral Trade to be Improved Soon: FPCCI

The Convenor of federation of Pakistan chamber of commerce and Industries (FPCCI) for Pak-Afghan trade and central Asia has said

7 May 2020
31 More Taliban Prisoners Released from Gov’t Jails
31 More Taliban Prisoners Released from Gov’t Jails

The National Security Council (NSC) says 31 more Taliban prisoners have been released from Pul-e Charkhi prison...

7 May 2020
UAE Minister of Culture Discusses Cooperation With Her Afghan Counterpart
UAE Minister of Culture Discusses Cooperation With Her Afghan Counterpart

Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, UAE Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development has discussed the bilateral cultural ties between the

7 May 2020
Pompeo Calls on Afghan Gov’t to Investigate Reports of Afghan Migrants Drowned by Iranians
Pompeo Calls on Afghan Gov’t to Investigate Reports of Afghan Migrants Drowned by Iranians

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said he was appalled to see reports last week of Iranian border guards

7 May 2020
Afghan Authorities Allow Their Citizens Stranded in Pakistan to Return
Afghan Authorities Allow Their Citizens Stranded in Pakistan to Return

Thousands of Afghan citizens, stranded in Landi Kotal of Pakistan for a week, were permitted to cross to their country,

7 May 2020
Flood Injures 3, Renders Hundreds Homeless in Samangan
Flood Injures 3, Renders Hundreds Homeless in Samangan

Three people were injured and hundreds left homeless as floods swept through several districts in the northern Samangan province, head

7 May 2020
China Is Looking for Expanding Role in Afghanistan
China Is Looking for Expanding Role in Afghanistan

As the United States and its allies begin what looks like a final drawdown of their forces from Afghanistan, China

7 May 2020
US Envoy Khalilzad to Meet Taliban in Qatar, Visit India, Pakistan
US Envoy Khalilzad to Meet Taliban in Qatar, Visit India, Pakistan

The U.S. special envoy on Afghanistan is on a mission to press Taliban negotiators in Doha and officials in India

7 May 2020
Iranian, Taliban Officials Hold Talks on Afghanistan
Iranian, Taliban Officials Hold Talks on Afghanistan

Iranian foreign minister’s assistant and special envoy for Afghanistan Mohammad Ebrahim Taherian held phone talks with Taliban officials present at

6 May 2020
US Veterans Battle Homelessness Long After Discharge From Military
US Veterans Battle Homelessness Long After Discharge From Military

According to a new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, published by Elsevier, homelessness among US military veterans

6 May 2020
Amensty International Calls on Afghan Gov’t to Ensure Civil Society Can Work Freely
Amensty International Calls on Afghan Gov’t to Ensure Civil Society Can Work Freely

The Amnesty International has called on the Afghan government to ensure that the civil society can work freely and without

6 May 2020
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