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Seddiqi: Taliban Destroying Opportunity For Peace As Violence Continues
Seddiqi: Taliban Destroying Opportunity For Peace As Violence Continues

Presidential spokesperson Sediq Seddiqi said that the Taliban was undermining the hopes of the Afghan people for peace, by continuing

21 Jul 2020
House of Representatives Rejects $244 Million Food Aid Programme
House of Representatives Rejects $244 Million Food Aid Programme

The House of Representatives, during a special session called for reviewing President Ashraf Ghani’s $244 million Dastarkhan Milli (National Dining

21 Jul 2020
NATO Airstrike In Kandahar Kills 25 Pakistani Members of Taliban
NATO Airstrike In Kandahar Kills 25 Pakistani Members of Taliban

Kandahar police said NATO Resolute Support carried out an air strike in the Takht-e-Pol district of Kandahar, on Monday night,

21 Jul 2020
Mohib: Foreign Supporters Of Taliban Want To Destroy Afghanistan
Mohib: Foreign Supporters Of Taliban Want To Destroy Afghanistan

National Security Adviser Hamdullah Mohib, who is travelling to Nangarhar and Kunar provinces with a high-level delegation, said that the

21 Jul 2020
Amnesty Launches Plea for Protection Of ‘Brave Human Rights Defenders’ In Afghanistan
Amnesty Launches Plea for Protection Of ‘Brave Human Rights Defenders’ In Afghanistan

Amnesty International has launched a campaign to express their grave concern over the deteriorating situation of human rights defenders in

20 Jul 2020
Pakistan Fired 29 Rockets In Kunar In Past 24 Hours
Pakistan Fired 29 Rockets In Kunar In Past 24 Hours

After Afghanistan complained to the United Nations about Pakistan's attacks across the Durand Line, local officials in Kunar said that

20 Jul 2020
Over 2,500 Cases of Violence Against Women Registered in Afghanistan in First Half of 2020: MoWA
Over 2,500 Cases of Violence Against Women Registered in Afghanistan in First Half of 2020: MoWA

A total of 2,582 cases of violence against women were registered in Afghanistan during the first half of 2020, the

20 Jul 2020
Social Media Uses Hashtag ‘Don’t Redeem The Taliban’ Before Intra-Afghan Peace Talks
Social Media Uses Hashtag ‘Don’t Redeem The Taliban’ Before Intra-Afghan Peace Talks

Afghans share accounts of violence linked to the Taliban and messages of achievements in the past 19 years with the

20 Jul 2020
Journalists Welcome Government’s Decision To Drop Media Law Amendments
Journalists Welcome Government’s Decision To Drop Media Law Amendments

The proposed amendments to the media law, which were introduced before parliament last month, have been dropped by the Afghan

20 Jul 2020
Afghan Sikh Child Who Lost Her Father In Kabul Gurudwara Attack Kidnapped
Afghan Sikh Child Who Lost Her Father In Kabul Gurudwara Attack Kidnapped

A 13-year-old Afghan Sikh girl, who lost her father in the March suicide attack on a Kabul gurudwara, has been

19 Jul 2020
AIHRC: Taliban Prisoners Accused Of War Crimes Should Not Be Released
AIHRC: Taliban Prisoners Accused Of War Crimes Should Not Be Released

The Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) stated that in accordance with International Humanitarian Law, detainees convicted of war crimes

19 Jul 2020
Arg: Taliban Needs To ‘Adhere To Reality’ That Govt Will Defend Core Values
Arg: Taliban Needs To ‘Adhere To Reality’ That Govt Will Defend Core Values

After concerns about the intra-Afghan peace talks leading to media restrictions, the Presidential Palace (Arg) said the government will “strongly

19 Jul 2020
Afghanistan Complains To UN About Cross-Border Shelling By Pakistan
Afghanistan Complains To UN About Cross-Border Shelling By Pakistan

Acting Foreign Minister Haneef Atmar told the special session of the House of Representatives that the Afghan government has complained

19 Jul 2020
India Facilitates Return Of Afghan Hindu, Sikh Members Facing Security Threats
India Facilitates Return Of Afghan Hindu, Sikh Members Facing Security Threats

The Indian Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has decided to facilitate the return of Afghan Hindu and Sikh community members

19 Jul 2020
MPs Condemn Pakistan Shelling Of Kunar As Officials Agree To Investigate Cause Of Conflict
MPs Condemn Pakistan Shelling Of Kunar As Officials Agree To Investigate Cause Of Conflict

Following the Pakistani military's missile attack on parts of Kunar province, the House of Representatives summoned the acting Minister of

18 Jul 2020
Ghani: 90% of Afghan Live Below $2 Poverty Line
Ghani: 90% of Afghan Live Below $2 Poverty Line

President Ashraf Ghani said 90% of Afghan households live below the poverty line and those are the people that the

18 Jul 2020
AIHRC: 442 Civilian Killed, Wounded In Targeted Attacks On Religious Sites, Imams, Worshippers
AIHRC: 442 Civilian Killed, Wounded In Targeted Attacks On Religious Sites, Imams, Worshippers

The Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) expressed “grave concern” at the increase in targeted killings of civilians, particularly during...

18 Jul 2020
Taliban Killed 129 Civilians, Wounded 291, In Past Month: NSC
Taliban Killed 129 Civilians, Wounded 291, In Past Month: NSC

The Office of the National Security Council (NSC) said that 129 civilians have been killed and 291 wounded in attacks

18 Jul 2020
Pentagon: Afghan Military Equipment Untracked Due To Lack Of Electricity, Internet, Training
Pentagon: Afghan Military Equipment Untracked Due To Lack Of Electricity, Internet, Training

The Pentagon’s Inspector General reported that Afghan military weapons and vehicles can’t be properly tracked due to infrastructure problems and

18 Jul 2020
US CENTCOM Chief: Taliban Trying To Gain Advantage Through Violence
US CENTCOM Chief: Taliban Trying To Gain Advantage Through Violence

The Taliban’s violence may put the entire region on a “dangerous path” as they try to use it as a

18 Jul 2020
Peace And Stability Of Kabul, Tehran Interconnected: Iran Deputy FM
Peace And Stability Of Kabul, Tehran Interconnected: Iran Deputy FM

Iran’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affair Abbas Araghchi on Thursday said that security in the region was an integrated concept

16 Jul 2020
Ghani In Ghazni: Peace Is Divine Order And We Are Committed To It
Ghani In Ghazni: Peace Is Divine Order And We Are Committed To It

Even as four civilians were wounded in rocket strikes during President Ashraf Ghani’s visit to Ghazni, he delivered a message

16 Jul 2020
CENTCOM Chief: Afghanistan Seeing Highest, Most Violent Period Of The War To Date
CENTCOM Chief: Afghanistan Seeing Highest, Most Violent Period Of The War To Date

The Taliban is not keeping up their commitments as agreed to in their deal with the U.S., General Kenneth McKenzie,

16 Jul 2020
US, Middle East States Impose Sanctions On Afghan-Based Charity For Financing IS-K
US, Middle East States Impose Sanctions On Afghan-Based Charity For Financing IS-K

The Terrorist Financing Targeting Center (TFTC) designated six targets for their associations with the Islamic State (IS), including an Afghan

16 Jul 2020
Civilians, Security Forces And Taliban Casualties Continue To Rise Across Afghanistan
Civilians, Security Forces And Taliban Casualties Continue To Rise Across Afghanistan

Helmand police confirmed that three civilian passengers were killed when their car went over a mine in the Nahr-e-Siraj district

16 Jul 2020
Afghan COVID-19 Cases Cross 35,000 With Testing Rates Decreasing Again
Afghan COVID-19 Cases Cross 35,000 With Testing Rates Decreasing Again

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said that 76 new cases of Coronavirus were reported in Afghanistan in the past

16 Jul 2020
Atmar: 12 Countries Offered to Host Intra-Afghan Talks, No Excuse To Delay
Atmar: 12 Countries Offered to Host Intra-Afghan Talks, No Excuse To Delay

Acting Foreign Minister Haneef Atmar said that 12 countries, 10 in the region and two in Europe offered to host

16 Jul 2020
AIHRC: 31 Civilians, Mostly Women And Children Killed, Wounded Across Afghanistan Last Week
AIHRC: 31 Civilians, Mostly Women And Children Killed, Wounded Across Afghanistan Last Week

The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) urged both warring parties to observe international human rights law principles after their

16 Jul 2020
Over 50 Taliban Killed, Wounded In Attacks Confirmed By Afghan Security Forces
Over 50 Taliban Killed, Wounded In Attacks Confirmed By Afghan Security Forces

At least 27 Taliban were killed and another 27 wounded in various attacks confirmed by Afghan security forces on their

15 Jul 2020
Released Taliban Prisoner Killed In Attack On Pato District In Daykundi
Released Taliban Prisoner Killed In Attack On Pato District In Daykundi

Local Daykundi officials confirmed that a released Taliban prisoner, who re-joined the frontlines, has been killed when the militants attacked

15 Jul 2020
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