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Level of Violence in Afghanistan Remains Too High: Gen. McKenzie
Level of Violence in Afghanistan Remains Too High: Gen. McKenzie

The commander of the United States Central Command, Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, says the level of violence in Afghanistan remains too

9 Feb 2021
Ad Blitz Urged Biden Administration to Withdraw Troops from Afghanistan
Ad Blitz Urged Biden Administration to Withdraw Troops from Afghanistan

An ad blitz by American war veterans, urging the Biden administration to withdraw troops from Afghanistan, is set to begin

8 Feb 2021
Ex-Haqqani Network Member Appointed As IS-K Chief: UNSC Committee Report
Ex-Haqqani Network Member Appointed As IS-K Chief: UNSC Committee Report

Afghanistan faces a “challenging” security landscape, according to a new report by the United Nations monitoring team for the ISIL (Da'esh) &

6 Feb 2021
U.S. Should Delay Troop Withdrawal from Afghanistan: Report to Congress
U.S. Should Delay Troop Withdrawal from Afghanistan: Report to Congress

The United States should extend the May 1 deadline for pulling all its troops from Afghanistan, and make force cuts

4 Feb 2021
Torture Allegations Remain High in Afghanistan, With Detainees’ Procedural Rights Ignored: UN
Torture Allegations Remain High in Afghanistan, With Detainees’ Procedural Rights Ignored: UN

Allegations by detainees of torture in Afghan detention facilities continue at high rates with the procedural rights of those detained

3 Feb 2021
Foreign Troops Withdrawal Should be Tied to Intra-Afghan Talks Progress: Germany
Foreign Troops Withdrawal Should be Tied to Intra-Afghan Talks Progress: Germany

The withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan should be tied to progress in stuttering peace negotiations between the Kabul government

3 Feb 2021
IRA Peace Negotiations Team Holds Virtual Talks with Special Representatives Of NATO Member States
IRA Peace Negotiations Team Holds Virtual Talks with Special Representatives Of NATO Member States

Afghanistan State Ministry for Peace Affairs says the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Peace Negotiations Team had an online meeting with

2 Feb 2021
Kabul Serial Blasts: 7 Killed, Wounded in Three Separate IED Explosions
Kabul Serial Blasts: 7 Killed, Wounded in Three Separate IED Explosions

Afghanistan's capital, Kabul witnessed three separate explosions today, which killed two people and wounded five others. The spokesman of Kabul Police,

2 Feb 2021
Taliban Attacks Increased in Kabul, Says SIGAR
Taliban Attacks Increased in Kabul, Says SIGAR

The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) says Taliban attacks in the Afghan capital of Kabul are on the

1 Feb 2021
EU, NATO, Diplomatic Missions Condemn Continuation of Violence in Afghanistan
EU, NATO, Diplomatic Missions Condemn Continuation of Violence in Afghanistan

The EU Delegation and the diplomatic missions of Australia, Canada, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, the NATO

31 Jan 2021
US New NSA is Skeptical of US Troop Exit from Afghanistan
US New NSA is Skeptical of US Troop Exit from Afghanistan

US President Joe Biden’s National Security Adviser, Jake Sullivan, on Friday said that they are “taking a hard look” at

30 Jan 2021
Taliban Have ‘Not Met Their Commitments’ in Peace Deal: Pentagon
Taliban Have ‘Not Met Their Commitments’ in Peace Deal: Pentagon

The Pentagon has said that the Taliban have “not met their commitments” in the Afghan peace deal with the United States, including reducing violence

29 Jan 2021
Inclusion of Women Voices in Peace Talks Stressed at ‘Global Open Days’ Discussions
Inclusion of Women Voices in Peace Talks Stressed at ‘Global Open Days’ Discussions

The inclusion of women in peace negotiations and other decision-making processes has been the focus of a series of discussions

28 Jan 2021
Systematic Weaknesses in Afghanistan Can Increase Risk of Waste, Fraud, Abuse: US GAO
Systematic Weaknesses in Afghanistan Can Increase Risk of Waste, Fraud, Abuse: US GAO

The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) says its work on Afghanistan reconstruction from 2002 through 2020 identified systemic weaknesses in

28 Jan 2021
8500 Civilians Killed, Wounded in 2020: AIHRC
8500 Civilians Killed, Wounded in 2020: AIHRC

The findings of the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) show that 2020 has been a bloody, challenging and costly

27 Jan 2021
NATO Announces Change of Command in Italian-Led (TAAC-W) in Herat Province
NATO Announces Change of Command in Italian-Led (TAAC-W) in Herat Province

Italian Army Brigadier General Alberto Vezzoli, Commander of the “Julia” Brigade and Multinational Land Force, officially handed over the command

27 Jan 2021
EU Provides 35 Million Euros to Support Afghans in Fight Against COVID19
EU Provides 35 Million Euros to Support Afghans in Fight Against COVID19

The EU-Delegation in Kabul today announced an additional support of 35 million euros to tackle the ongoing pandemic and mitigate

26 Jan 2021
Al-Qaeda ‘Gaining Strength’ in Afghanistan: US Treasury
Al-Qaeda ‘Gaining Strength’ in Afghanistan: US Treasury

The US Treasury Department has issued a memo stating al-Qaeda is “gaining strength” in Afghanistan under the Taliban’s “protection”. In answer

26 Jan 2021
380,000 People in Afghanistan Displaced by War in 2020: OCHA
380,000 People in Afghanistan Displaced by War in 2020: OCHA

In 2020, almost 380,000 people in Afghanistan have left their homes due to fighting, many remain displaced as conflict and

25 Jan 2021
Taliban Not Living Up to Commitments: NSA Mohib
Taliban Not Living Up to Commitments: NSA Mohib

Afghan National Security Adviser (NSA) Hamdullah Mohib has announced the re-arrest of 600 Taliban insurgents, saying national security intelligence information

24 Jan 2021
Biden Administration to Review Trump’s Deal with Taliban, Sullivan Tells Mohib
Biden Administration to Review Trump’s Deal with Taliban, Sullivan Tells Mohib

The Biden administration will review whether the Taliban is reducing violence in keeping with its side of the deal in

23 Jan 2021
NATO Expressed Readiness to Further Adjust Presence in Afghanistan
NATO Expressed Readiness to Further Adjust Presence in Afghanistan

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has met with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu at NATO Headquarters and discussed a range

22 Jan 2021
Pentagon Blocks Members of Biden’s Administration from Gaining Access to Info Including Afghanistan: Report
Pentagon Blocks Members of Biden’s Administration from Gaining Access to Info Including Afghanistan: Report

The Pentagon blocked members of President Joe Biden’s incoming administration from gaining access to critical information about current operations, including

21 Jan 2021
Biden Administration Will Closely Review US-Taliban Deal: Blinken 
Biden Administration Will Closely Review US-Taliban Deal: Blinken 

US President-elect Joe Biden's pick to lead the State Department said on Tuesday he would undertake a review of a deal

20 Jan 2021
18.4 Million Afghans Need Live-Saving Help: Save the Children
18.4 Million Afghans Need Live-Saving Help: Save the Children

Save the Children says there are calls for urgent increases in humanitarian funding to Afghanistan, as figures reveal that just

19 Jan 2021
First VP Calls For Execution of Taliban Prisoners
First VP Calls For Execution of Taliban Prisoners

Amrullah Saleh, the first Vice President says one of the reasons for the increase in targeted assassinations in major cities

18 Jan 2021
Afghan Health Authorities Launch Nationwide Polio Vaccination Targeting 9.9 Children
Afghan Health Authorities Launch Nationwide Polio Vaccination Targeting 9.9 Children

Afghanistan Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) launched a nationwide campaign on Sunday to give polio vaccination dose to 9.9 million

17 Jan 2021
Four Explosions in Afghanistan Provinces; Three Policemen Killed
Four Explosions in Afghanistan Provinces; Three Policemen Killed

At least three Policemen were killed and several others were wounded in a series of explosions in four provinces of

16 Jan 2021
US Troops Level in Afghanistan Dropped to 2,500: Pentagon
US Troops Level in Afghanistan Dropped to 2,500: Pentagon

The US military has cut troop levels in Afghanistan to 2,500, the lowest level in the nearly two decades, the

15 Jan 2021
Threats to International Peace, Security Caused by Terrorist Acts: Afghan Amb. to UNSC
Threats to International Peace, Security Caused by Terrorist Acts: Afghan Amb. to UNSC

The permanent representative of Afghanistan to the UN Security Council Ambassador Adela Raz in an open debate talked about the

14 Jan 2021
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