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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
Airstrike Destroys Key Taliban Compound in Balkh
Airstrike Destroys Key Taliban Compound in Balkh

The Afghan military has released a video which shows a precision airstrike against a key Taliban compound in northern Balkh

6 Apr 2020
Jaishankar Congratulates New Afghan Counterpart, Says Look Forward to Strengthen India-Afghan Relationship
Jaishankar Congratulates New Afghan Counterpart, Says Look Forward to Strengthen India-Afghan Relationship

Indian external Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Sunday congratulated his newly appointed Afghan counterpart, Mohammad Haneef Atmar, and said that

6 Apr 2020
Uprising Forces Kill, Wound 11 Taliban Insurgents in Kapisa
Uprising Forces Kill, Wound 11 Taliban Insurgents in Kapisa

The Uprising forces killed or wounded at least 11 Taliban insurgents during a clash in North-eastern Kapisa province of Afghanistan...

6 Apr 2020
NSC Warned Taliban’s Aggressions Will Not Go Unpunished
NSC Warned Taliban’s Aggressions Will Not Go Unpunished

The National Security Council (NSC) has warned that the Taliban's aggressions will not go unpunished...

5 Apr 2020
Atmar: Time to Start Intra-Afghan Talks for National Unity
Atmar: Time to Start Intra-Afghan Talks for National Unity

The Acting Foreign Minister Haneef Atmar, who took his new office on Sunday, called on Afghan political leaders to end

5 Apr 2020
US Calls Taliban Calims Of Violating Deal As ‘Baseless’
US Calls Taliban Calims Of Violating Deal As ‘Baseless’

The Taliban in a statement on Sunday said the deal that they signed with the US on Feb. 29 has

5 Apr 2020
Planned $1 Billion U.S. Aid Cut Would Hit Afghan Security Force Funds: Sources
Planned $1 Billion U.S. Aid Cut Would Hit Afghan Security Force Funds: Sources

A planned $1 billion cut in U.S. aid to Afghanistan would come from funds for Afghan security forces, according to

5 Apr 2020
Senior Taliban Leader Killed in Wardak Province
Senior Taliban Leader Killed in Wardak Province

The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) killed a prominent Taliban during a clash in central Wardak province, the

5 Apr 2020
Karzai, Sayyaf, Khalili, Qanoni Urge Ghani to Stop New Appointments for Now
Karzai, Sayyaf, Khalili, Qanoni Urge Ghani to Stop New Appointments for Now

Hamid Karzai, Abd Rab Rasoul Sayyaf, Yunus Qanooni and Mohammad Karim Khalili, in a joint statement on Sunday, urged President

5 Apr 2020
Five IS-K Terrorists Surrendered to Afghan Forces in Kunar
Five IS-K Terrorists Surrendered to Afghan Forces in Kunar

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) says at least five IS-K terrorists have been surrendered to Afghan security forces in Kunar

5 Apr 2020
Altered Finance Ministry Opens Doors for Corruption: IWA
Altered Finance Ministry Opens Doors for Corruption: IWA

Integrity Watch Afghanistan (IWA) has strongly criticized a decision by Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani to split up the Afghan Ministry

5 Apr 2020
International Aid Requires Inclusive Govt in Afghanistan: Alice Wells
International Aid Requires Inclusive Govt in Afghanistan: Alice Wells

Alice Wells, the US’s Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs, in a tweet said that international

5 Apr 2020
Airstrike Targets Taliban Gathering in Kandahar, Killing 6 Insurgents
Airstrike Targets Taliban Gathering in Kandahar, Killing 6 Insurgents

An airstrike targeted a Taliban gathering in southern Kandahar province killing at least six militants who were planning to launch

5 Apr 2020
Leader of IS Khorasan Branch Arrested By NDS
Leader of IS Khorasan Branch Arrested By NDS

The National Directorate of Security (NDS) has announced that Abdullah Orikzai known as Aslam Farooqi, a leader of the Islamic

4 Apr 2020
Taliban Beheaded Tribal Elder in Takhar
Taliban Beheaded Tribal Elder in Takhar

Afghan security officials say the Taliban insurgents have beheaded a tribal elder in Takhar province...

4 Apr 2020
Four Arrested in Accusation of Cooperating with Taliban in Kabul
Four Arrested in Accusation of Cooperating with Taliban in Kabul

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) says at least four individuals have been arrested in accusation of cooperating with the Taliban

4 Apr 2020
U.S. Embassy Reacts to Killing of Presidential Guard in Kabul
U.S. Embassy Reacts to Killing of Presidential Guard in Kabul

The U.S. Embassy in Kabul reacted to the killing of a prominent presidential guard in Kabul city, calling for his

4 Apr 2020
Objections to Jalalabad Association’s Plan to Finally Get Permission for Extra Space at Mosque in Worcester
Objections to Jalalabad Association’s Plan to Finally Get Permission for Extra Space at Mosque in Worcester

MOSQUE has applied for retrospective planning permission for part of its building on a city industrial estate so it can

4 Apr 2020
‘Afghanistan starts gas extraction after 4 decades’
‘Afghanistan starts gas extraction after 4 decades’

In a landmark development, Afghanistan has started extracting gas from a newly discovered field in northern Jawzjan province, officials confirmed...

4 Apr 2020
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