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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
7 Members of Haqqani Network Killed, Wounded By Own Bomb in Khost
7 Members of Haqqani Network Killed, Wounded By Own Bomb in Khost

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) says at least seven members of the Haqqani network have been killed and wounded by

4 Apr 2020
China Welcomes Dialogue Between Afghan Govt & Taliban on Release of Prisoners
China Welcomes Dialogue Between Afghan Govt & Taliban on Release of Prisoners

While welcoming dialogue between Afghan government and Taliban on release of prisoners, a Chinese Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson Friday hoped that

4 Apr 2020
Gov’t Says Conditions for Prisoner Swap Not Finalized
Gov’t Says Conditions for Prisoner Swap Not Finalized

The Afghan government on Friday once again called on the Taliban to reduce violence as the planned prisoner swap appears

4 Apr 2020
Ghani Says Peace Process Should Be Led by Abdullah
Ghani Says Peace Process Should Be Led by Abdullah

President Ashraf Ghani on Friday proposed that his political rival Abdullah Abdullah be given the leadership role in the nation's

3 Apr 2020
Ayub Salangi Appointed as Deputy Head of IDLG
Ayub Salangi Appointed as Deputy Head of IDLG

Mohammad Ayub Salangi, former deputy minister of interior, was appointed as the deputy head of the Independent Directorate of Local Governance

3 Apr 2020
Tahir Zahir Appointed as Acting Minister of Information & Culture
Tahir Zahir Appointed as Acting Minister of Information & Culture

The former Bamiyan governor Tahir Zuhair was appointed as the acting minister of information and culture, according to a presidential

3 Apr 2020
Abdul Wahid Qatali Appointed As Governor of Herat
Abdul Wahid Qatali Appointed As Governor of Herat

Abdul Wahid Qatali has been appointed as the governor of Herat by a presidential decree, replacing Abdul Qayum Rahimi, the

3 Apr 2020
Trucks with Fruits, Vegetables Await Entry at Nimroz, Kandahar Customs
Trucks with Fruits, Vegetables Await Entry at Nimroz, Kandahar Customs

Afghan traders of Kandahar and Nimroz provinces have complained their trucks loaded with vegetables and fresh fruits had been stopped

3 Apr 2020
Ghani Defines Special Authorities to First Vice-President Amrullah Saleh
Ghani Defines Special Authorities to First Vice-President Amrullah Saleh

President Ghani in a decree defined new authorities of First Vice President Amrullah Saleh, assigning him to head the distribution

3 Apr 2020
U.S. Reacts to Ghani’s Move Regarding ‘Grave Weakening’ of Finance Ministry
U.S. Reacts to Ghani’s Move Regarding ‘Grave Weakening’ of Finance Ministry

The State Department strongly reacted to President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani’s move regarding the dismemberment of the Ministry of Finance as

3 Apr 2020
NATO Welcomes Inclusive Team for Intra-Afghan Talks
NATO Welcomes Inclusive Team for Intra-Afghan Talks

NATO Secretary General Jens Stolteberg, at a press conference on Thursday following the meeting of foreign ministers, said that NATO

3 Apr 2020
Ashraf Ghani, Pakistani Gen. Bajwa Discuss Peace Process: Presidential Palace
Ashraf Ghani, Pakistani Gen. Bajwa Discuss Peace Process: Presidential Palace

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday spoke over the telephone and discussed

3 Apr 2020
US Deputy Chief of Mission Met With Representatives of Hazara Community
US Deputy Chief of Mission Met With Representatives of Hazara Community

The US Deputy Chief of Mission Karen Decker had a video meeting with the representatives of the Hazara community, the

2 Apr 2020
Political Figures Gather to Discuss Solutions for Gov’t Crisis
Political Figures Gather to Discuss Solutions for Gov’t Crisis

A number of politicians and political parties' leaders including Abdullah Abdullah have gathered for the fourth time to dicuss finding

2 Apr 2020
Security Forces Kill, Wound 9 Taliban Insurgents in Jawzjan
Security Forces Kill, Wound 9 Taliban Insurgents in Jawzjan

The Afghan security forces killed or wounded at least 9 Taliban insurgents by repulsing an attack on security posts in

2 Apr 2020
Kabul Police Foil Bid to Kidnap Afghan Air Force Pilot
Kabul Police Foil Bid to Kidnap Afghan Air Force Pilot

The Kabul Police foiled a bid to kidnap a pilot of the Afghan Air Force and arrested two people in

2 Apr 2020
Pentagon Announces $7.1 Million to Support Drones Operations of Afghan Forces
Pentagon Announces $7.1 Million to Support Drones Operations of Afghan Forces

The US Department of Defense, Pentagon, announced $7.1 million in fresh aid to support the operations of the unmanned aerial

2 Apr 2020
Six Afghan Security Forces Killed in Taliban’s Attack in Badghis
Six Afghan Security Forces Killed in Taliban’s Attack in Badghis

Afghan local officials have confirmed that at least six Afghan security forces have been killed in a Taliban's attack in

2 Apr 2020
Indian NIA Files Case to Probe Kabul Attack
Indian NIA Files Case to Probe Kabul Attack

The Indian National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a case to probe the March 25 terror attack on a gurudwara

2 Apr 2020
Asian Development Bank Funds Nangarhar Irrigation Canal
Asian Development Bank Funds Nangarhar Irrigation Canal

In order to irrigate the arid lands of the Nangarhar canal, the Asian Development Bank pays AFN143 million to construct

2 Apr 2020
Only A Negotiated & Inclusive Settlement Will Bring Peace in Afghanistan: UK
Only A Negotiated & Inclusive Settlement Will Bring Peace in Afghanistan: UK

A negotiated and inclusive settlement will bring peace in Afghanistan, the Taliban must end violence and enter into negotiations with

2 Apr 2020
Afghan Lawmakers Calls For Response Over Increase of Taliban Violence
Afghan Lawmakers Calls For Response Over Increase of Taliban Violence

Afghan Parliament Members at the Lower House have raised deep concerns over a surge in the Taliban attacks targeting Afghan

2 Apr 2020
Afghan Gov’t Holds Talks with Taliban in Kabul on Prisoner Swap
Afghan Gov’t Holds Talks with Taliban in Kabul on Prisoner Swap

Afghan government representatives have met with the Taliban in Kabul for the first time to discuss a prisoner swap aimed

1 Apr 2020
India Welcomes Formation of Inclusive Team for Intra-Afghan Talks
India Welcomes Formation of Inclusive Team for Intra-Afghan Talks

India welcomed formation of a team for intra-Afghan negotiation on Wednesday, hoping that the “positive step” would help in freeing

1 Apr 2020
Stoltenberg Hints on Reducing Military Presence in Afghanistan
Stoltenberg Hints on Reducing Military Presence in Afghanistan

The NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has talked about reducing military presence in Afghanistan as part of peace efforts in

1 Apr 2020
Women Negotiators Seeking To Preserve Rights in Afghan Peace Talks
Women Negotiators Seeking To Preserve Rights in Afghan Peace Talks

Women named as part of an Afghan delegation tasked with conducting peace talks with the Taliban say they will be

1 Apr 2020
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