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US Diverts $600m from Afghan Security Forces for “Trump’s Mexico Wall”
US Diverts $600m from Afghan Security Forces for “Trump’s Mexico Wall”

Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has approved the transfer of $1.5 billion to build more than 80 miles (130

11 May 2019
US Envoy Khalilzad Calls for Faster Progress in Talks With the Taliban in Qatar
US Envoy Khalilzad Calls for Faster Progress in Talks With the Taliban in Qatar

A Loya Jirga ‘Grand Assembly’ where some 3,200 delegates gathered from across the country for a five-day dialogue...

10 May 2019
Ministry of Health Announces 75% Reduction in Maternal Mortality
Ministry of Health Announces 75% Reduction in Maternal Mortality

“My request from the midwives is to improve and enhance their capacity and knowledge, because in the emergency...

9 May 2019
Iran to Suspend Some of Its Nuclear Deal Commitments
Iran to Suspend Some of Its Nuclear Deal Commitments

Iran said it will no longer comply with elements of the nuclear deal and gave the other signatories 60 days

8 May 2019
Khalilzad Recognises India’s Role in Afghan Development,  Reiterates “Afghan Political Future for Afghans to Decide”
Khalilzad Recognises India’s Role in Afghan Development, Reiterates “Afghan Political Future for Afghans to Decide”

During his meetings, Ambassador Khalilzad welcomed expressions of support for the Afghan peace process, which...

7 May 2019
US Urges Afghanistan & Pakistan to Mend Ties Through High-Level Meetings
US Urges Afghanistan & Pakistan to Mend Ties Through High-Level Meetings

The United States has asked Pakistan and Afghanistan to remove each other’s misunderstandings through high-level meetings, officials said. Senior officials at

7 May 2019
Afghan Cricket Team to be Sponsored by India’s Amul Brand
Afghan Cricket Team to be Sponsored by India’s Amul Brand

Amul, India’s leading dairy brand will be the official sponsor of the Afghanistan cricket team...

6 May 2019
As Ramadan Begins, Ghani Says “We Welcome Every Step that Leads to  Peace”
As Ramadan Begins, Ghani Says “We Welcome Every Step that Leads to Peace”

Taliban said in a statement that “Jihad” in Ramadhan is more “rewarding” compared with other months of the year...

6 May 2019
EU and Foreign Ministers of UK, France Germany Concerned About US Reimposition of Sanctions on Iran
EU and Foreign Ministers of UK, France Germany Concerned About US Reimposition of Sanctions on Iran

The High Representative of the European Union and the Foreign Ministers of France, Germany and the United Kingdom released a

5 May 2019
Erdoğan: Peace & Stability in Afghanistan of Paramount Importance to Turkey
Erdoğan: Peace & Stability in Afghanistan of Paramount Importance to Turkey

Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan says that peace and stability in Afghanistan has a paramount importance to Turkey. In a meeting

4 May 2019
Loya Jirga Concedes with 23-Point Resolution, Urges Permanent Ceasefire
Loya Jirga Concedes with 23-Point Resolution, Urges Permanent Ceasefire

The Grand Assembly/Loya Jirga concluded in Kabul on Friday and it urged for a permanent ceasefire. It was conceded with a

4 May 2019
Need Broad Coalition of Non-Taliban Afghans to Come Together for Peace: Pompeo
Need Broad Coalition of Non-Taliban Afghans to Come Together for Peace: Pompeo

He said that ISIS in particular who are in Afghanistan too, along with Al Qaeda and other Sunni terror operations

2 May 2019
JeM Chief Masood Azhar Designated as Global Terrorist by UNSC
JeM Chief Masood Azhar Designated as Global Terrorist by UNSC

In the past, the designations were consequent to acts of violence in various parts of India, except for Jammu and...

2 May 2019
International Community & UN Commend Afghan Journalists Ahead of World Press Freedom Day
International Community & UN Commend Afghan Journalists Ahead of World Press Freedom Day

Finally, the international community pledged to support Afghanistan’s journalists and defend press freedom. “It is...

1 May 2019
US Military Ceases Tracking Controlled Territory Metrics in Afghanistan
US Military Ceases Tracking Controlled Territory Metrics in Afghanistan

Since 2008, the Office of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, or SIGAR, has probed the...

1 May 2019
Khalilzad Concludes Pakistan Trip
Khalilzad Concludes Pakistan Trip

The US envoy reiterated that an end to the Afghan war will bring long overdue peace and stability for Afghans

1 May 2019
Afghan Leg-Spinner Rashid Khan Awarded Game Changer Award, His First In IPL19
Afghan Leg-Spinner Rashid Khan Awarded Game Changer Award, His First In IPL19

In the match, he took three wickets, two out of which were consecutive. Although there wasn't a hattrick, the leg...

30 Apr 2019
Islamic State Releases Video By al-Baghdadi, Claims SL Attack was Response to Baghouz Loss
Islamic State Releases Video By al-Baghdadi, Claims SL Attack was Response to Baghouz Loss

The speaker appears to be in good health and looks like a slightly older version of Baghdadi than when he

30 Apr 2019
Pak DG ISPR Says PTM’s “Time is Up”
Pak DG ISPR Says PTM’s “Time is Up”

"The first person to engage with them [PTM] was me. I was told to engage with them by the army

30 Apr 2019
Ghani: We Won’t Allow a Non-Afghan Peace
Ghani: We Won’t Allow a Non-Afghan Peace

Addressing Jirga delegates, the former Jihadi leader Abdul Rab Rasul Sayyaf clarified that women can and must play...

29 Apr 2019
Any Peace with Taliban Depends on Declaration of Permanent Ceasefire & Commitment to End War: Khalilzad
Any Peace with Taliban Depends on Declaration of Permanent Ceasefire & Commitment to End War: Khalilzad

Khalilzad told Tolo news that he had tried in recent weeks to foster such a dialogue, adding there had been

29 Apr 2019
US Imposes Visa Sanction On Pakistan, Might Get Escalated To Pakistani Citizens
US Imposes Visa Sanction On Pakistan, Might Get Escalated To Pakistani Citizens

The escalation in the matter will undermine the bonhomie and make situations difficult for the citizens of Pakistan...

28 Apr 2019
Moscow Trilateral Meeting: Orderly and Responsible Withdrawal of International Troops And Next Round Of Intra-Afghan Dialogue
Moscow Trilateral Meeting: Orderly and Responsible Withdrawal of International Troops And Next Round Of Intra-Afghan Dialogue

Trilateral meeting laned on a consensus on the aforementioned issues and simultaneously asked other regional...

27 Apr 2019
Sopko: Difficult to Track US Military Progress in Afghan War Due to Classification of Information, Taliban Still Active
Sopko: Difficult to Track US Military Progress in Afghan War Due to Classification of Information, Taliban Still Active

Sopko on Wednesday said that the rise in classification was an ongoing trend, not a result of the president’s apparent...

25 Apr 2019
World Bank: Afghan Economy Suffers from Drought and Uncertainty, 1% Growth Rate in 2018
World Bank: Afghan Economy Suffers from Drought and Uncertainty, 1% Growth Rate in 2018

As a result, the World Bank also estimates that poverty has deepened. In an earlier report for 2016-17, the World

25 Apr 2019
Special Envoys from US & Europe Reiterate Affirmation on Sustainable Peace in Afghanistan
Special Envoys from US & Europe Reiterate Affirmation on Sustainable Peace in Afghanistan

Gareth Bayley, the UK Prime Minister's Special Representative, convened a meeting in London...

24 Apr 2019
CIA to Shift Focus Back to Combating Nation-State “Rivals”
CIA to Shift Focus Back to Combating Nation-State “Rivals”

CIA Director Gina Haspel is reorienting the nation's top intelligence agency, shifting its emphasis from counterterrorism to combating nation-state rivals

24 Apr 2019
UNAMA Finds 23% Decline in Overall Civilian Casualties in 2019 Q1
UNAMA Finds 23% Decline in Overall Civilian Casualties in 2019 Q1

In the first quarter of 2019, the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) found out that from 1 January to

24 Apr 2019
AIHRC Reports 19 Percent Increase in Civilian Casualties in 2018, Majority of Casualties at Hands of Taliban
AIHRC Reports 19 Percent Increase in Civilian Casualties in 2018, Majority of Casualties at Hands of Taliban

An Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) survey shows that civilian...

23 Apr 2019
Moscow to Host Russia-US-China Trilateral Meet on Afghan Peace
Moscow to Host Russia-US-China Trilateral Meet on Afghan Peace

Moscow is set to host a trilateral meeting on Afghan peace within the next two days between Russia...

23 Apr 2019
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