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US Hails ‘Historic’ Intra-Afghan Peace Talks Due To Start In Doha
US Hails ‘Historic’ Intra-Afghan Peace Talks Due To Start In Doha

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo landed in Doha, Qatar on Friday to attend the opening ceremony of the intra-Afghan

12 Sep 2020
Taliban Commitments to U.S. Are Key to Withdrawal: Pompeo
Taliban Commitments to U.S. Are Key to Withdrawal: Pompeo

US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said American troop levels in Afghanistan would depend on the Taliban upholding its commitments

11 Sep 2020
Khalilzad Welcomes Announcements by Afghan Palace, Taliban, Qatar to Start Peace Talks on Sep12
Khalilzad Welcomes Announcements by Afghan Palace, Taliban, Qatar to Start Peace Talks on Sep12

US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation, Zalmay Khalilzad has welcomed the announcements by the Afghan government, the Taliban group and

11 Sep 2020
NSC Denies Taliban Claim Of 100 Unreleased Prisoners: Al Jazeera
NSC Denies Taliban Claim Of 100 Unreleased Prisoners: Al Jazeera

The Afghan government has denied claims by the Taliban that they have yet to complete the prisoner exchange process according

10 Sep 2020
CENTCOM: US Withdrawing Over 4,000 Troops From Afghanistan
CENTCOM: US Withdrawing Over 4,000 Troops From Afghanistan

The U.S. is preparing to reduce its troops in Afghanistan from 8,600 to around 4,500 by early November after announcing

10 Sep 2020
Amnesty: War Victims Must Be Heard In Peace Talks
Amnesty: War Victims Must Be Heard In Peace Talks

Amnesty International said on Wednesday that victims of the conflict in Afghanistan should have a voice during the peace talks

9 Sep 2020
Saleh: Taliban Must Understand Negotiations Do Not Mean Surrendering To Demands
Saleh: Taliban Must Understand Negotiations Do Not Mean Surrendering To Demands

First Vice President Amrullah Saleh said that the Taliban must understand that negotiating with the group would not mean giving-in

8 Sep 2020
Sediqqi: Afghan Gov’t Waiting For Taliban To Prepare For Talks
Sediqqi: Afghan Gov’t Waiting For Taliban To Prepare For Talks

Presidential spokesperson Sediq Sediqqi said the Afghan negotiating team was waiting for the Taliban to announce their readiness for the

7 Sep 2020
Integrity Watch: Serious Flaws In Afghan Cricket Board Governance
Integrity Watch: Serious Flaws In Afghan Cricket Board Governance

New research by Integrity Watch on the governance of the Afghan Cricket Board (ACB) said that the governing body lacked

5 Sep 2020
Taliban Attack On Herat Pushed Back With 40 Militant Casualties
Taliban Attack On Herat Pushed Back With 40 Militant Casualties

Taliban attacked a market and security checkpoints in parts of Ghorian district of Herat on Saturday morning, local officials said...

5 Sep 2020
Majority Of Taliban Released By Afghan Gov’t Returned To Battlefront
Majority Of Taliban Released By Afghan Gov’t Returned To Battlefront

Hundreds of Taliban fighters who were freed by the Afghan government have reportedly returned to the battlefront, said Foreign Policy

5 Sep 2020
US Sanctions ICC Prosecutor For Investigating Afghanistan War Crimes By Troops
US Sanctions ICC Prosecutor For Investigating Afghanistan War Crimes By Troops

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced sanctions on Fatou Bensouda, a prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC)

3 Sep 2020
Ghani, Abdullah Meet With Peace Negotiating Team Before It Leaves For Qatar
Ghani, Abdullah Meet With Peace Negotiating Team Before It Leaves For Qatar

President Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah, chairperson of the High Council for National Reconciliation, met with the Afghan government’s peace

2 Sep 2020
Reconciliation Council: Government’s Negotiating Team Will Leave For Qatar By Tomorrow
Reconciliation Council: Government’s Negotiating Team Will Leave For Qatar By Tomorrow

The High Council for National Reconciliation said that with the process of prisoner exchange almost completed, the government’s negotiating team

2 Sep 2020
Reconciliation Council: Prisoner Exchange Will End Soon, Intra-Afghan Talks To Begin
Reconciliation Council: Prisoner Exchange Will End Soon, Intra-Afghan Talks To Begin

The Afghan government will complete the prisoner exchange process with the intra-Afghan talks to begin soon after, the High Council

2 Sep 2020
Access To Information Commission Deducts Salary Of MoD, NSIA Head
Access To Information Commission Deducts Salary Of MoD, NSIA Head

The Access to Information Commission (AIC) announced on Tuesday they would deduct one-month salaries of the head of the Ministry

1 Sep 2020
US Urges Afghanistan To Not Delay Intra-Afghan Peace Talks
US Urges Afghanistan To Not Delay Intra-Afghan Peace Talks

President Ashraf Ghani spoke to U.S. National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien on Monday, who urged Afghanistan to start the peace

1 Sep 2020
US Lawmakers Demand Witnesses From Pompeo, Esper On Afghan Strategy Hearing
US Lawmakers Demand Witnesses From Pompeo, Esper On Afghan Strategy Hearing

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday called on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defence Secretary Mark

1 Sep 2020
Taliban Violated Doha Deal By Shelling US Bases: NYT
Taliban Violated Doha Deal By Shelling US Bases: NYT

The Taliban is believed to be responsible for the recent rockets launched at a joint U.S.-Afghan airfield and another U.S.

31 Aug 2020
Ghani Appoints Members To The High Council Of National Reconciliation
Ghani Appoints Members To The High Council Of National Reconciliation

President Ashraf Ghani issued a decree appointing members and the leadership committee of the High Council for National Reconciliation, which

30 Aug 2020
UN Sec-Gen Calls On All Parties To Reduce Violence ‘Immediately, Without Preconditions”
UN Sec-Gen Calls On All Parties To Reduce Violence ‘Immediately, Without Preconditions”

United Nations (UN) Secretary-General António Guterres called on the Afghan government and the Taliban to reduce violence and start the

29 Aug 2020
NSC: Taliban Has To Release Commandos For Govt To Proceed With Prisoner Exchange
NSC: Taliban Has To Release Commandos For Govt To Proceed With Prisoner Exchange

The Office of the National Security Council (NSC) said on Saturday, that the Taliban has to release the 22 Afghan

29 Aug 2020
Afghan Leaders Express Concern Over ‘Threats’ By ‘Cell’ Of Officials Close To Ghani
Afghan Leaders Express Concern Over ‘Threats’ By ‘Cell’ Of Officials Close To Ghani

A group of Afghan leaders and activists have written a letter to President Ashraf Ghani claiming that a group close

27 Aug 2020
Flash Floods Across Afghanistan Claim Lives Of Over 100 People
Flash Floods Across Afghanistan Claim Lives Of Over 100 People

In the past day, flash floods across Afghanistan have killed over 100 people and left nearly as many wounded...

27 Aug 2020
Ombudsperson: Ventilators Not Smuggled But Widespread Corruption In COVID-19 Budget
Ombudsperson: Ventilators Not Smuggled But Widespread Corruption In COVID-19 Budget

The Ombudsperson Office said that no ventilators have been smuggled out of Afghanistan, but investigations showed widespread corruption in the

26 Aug 2020
Danesh: Taliban Are Making Excuses To Not Start Talks With Afghan Government
Danesh: Taliban Are Making Excuses To Not Start Talks With Afghan Government

Second Vice President Sarwar Danesh said the Taliban were making excuses to delay the peace talks with the Afghan government

26 Aug 2020
Illegal Mining Costs Millions Annually, Fuels Conflict: UN
Illegal Mining Costs Millions Annually, Fuels Conflict: UN

The government of Afghanistan is losing $123 million annually due to illegal mining which is eating into the royalties and

26 Aug 2020
Pakistan’s FM Qureshi Meets Taliban Delegation To Discuss Intra-Afghan Talks
Pakistan’s FM Qureshi Meets Taliban Delegation To Discuss Intra-Afghan Talks

Pakistan’s Foreign Minister. Shah Mahmood Qureshi met with the delegation from the Taliban’s political office, led by Mullah Baradar, on

25 Aug 2020
Atmar: All Released Taliban Prisoners Dangerous, That’s Why They Were In Prison
Atmar: All Released Taliban Prisoners Dangerous, That’s Why They Were In Prison

Acting Foreign Minister Haneef Atmar said that the international community would have to work together to find a solution for

25 Aug 2020
Over 60 Security Personnel Killed, Wounded In Attacks Across Afghanistan
Over 60 Security Personnel Killed, Wounded In Attacks Across Afghanistan

Taliban claimed to have killed or wounded as many as 49 security personnel, and shooting down a helicopter during clashes

22 Aug 2020
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