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Pakistan Officially Orders Compliance With UN Sanctions Against Taliban
Pakistan Officially Orders Compliance With UN Sanctions Against Taliban

Pakistan has ordered full compliance with United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolutions that imposed sanctions against the Afghan Taliban and

22 Aug 2020
Integrity Watch: COVID-19 Data Unreliable, Health Facilities Need Urgent Attention
Integrity Watch: COVID-19 Data Unreliable, Health Facilities Need Urgent Attention

Integrity Watch Afghanistan said that the Afghan government and the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) need to take urgent steps

20 Aug 2020
Ghani To Taliban: We Have Removed Hurdles, So Accept Ceasefire And Start Talks
Ghani To Taliban: We Have Removed Hurdles, So Accept Ceasefire And Start Talks

President Ashraf Ghani called on the Taliban to accept a permanent ceasefire and to start the intra-Afghan talks as soon

20 Aug 2020
Over 20 Civilian Casualties In Attacks Across 8 Afghan Provinces
Over 20 Civilian Casualties In Attacks Across 8 Afghan Provinces

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) and local authorities reported over 20 civilian casualties in the past day, along with almost

19 Aug 2020
COVID-19 Worsens Situation For 4.1 Million IDPs In Afghanistan: Amnesty
COVID-19 Worsens Situation For 4.1 Million IDPs In Afghanistan: Amnesty

Over 4.1 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Afghanistan have been adversely affected by COVID-19 as the country faces a

19 Aug 2020
COVID-19 Could Push Afghan Poverty Rates To 70%: UNDP
COVID-19 Could Push Afghan Poverty Rates To 70%: UNDP

The COVID-19 pandemic so gravely threatens already impoverished Afghanistan that warring factions should do “whatever it takes” to defuse conflict

19 Aug 2020
US: Taliban Reneged On Doha Deal As It Still Supports Al Qaeda, Violence Has Increased
US: Taliban Reneged On Doha Deal As It Still Supports Al Qaeda, Violence Has Increased

The Taliban has not honoured its commitment to cut ties with al Qaeda and while attacks on U.S. coalition forces

19 Aug 2020
Envoys, International Leaders Wish Afghanistan On 101st Independence Day
Envoys, International Leaders Wish Afghanistan On 101st Independence Day

President Ashraf Ghani laid a wreath at the Independence Minaret in the Ministry of Defense in Kabul on Tuesday morning,

18 Aug 2020
Saleh: Taliban Would Shoot Entire Afghan Govt Negotiating Team If Possible
Saleh: Taliban Would Shoot Entire Afghan Govt Negotiating Team If Possible

First Vice President Amrullah Saleh condemned Friday’s “terrorist attack” on Fawzia Koofi, a member of the government's peace negotiating team

16 Aug 2020
Fighting Intensifies With Attacks Across Daykundi, Ghazni, Helmand, Baghlan, Uruzgan
Fighting Intensifies With Attacks Across Daykundi, Ghazni, Helmand, Baghlan, Uruzgan

At least 15 Taliban insurgents were killed along with nine members of the Afghan security forces and five of the

15 Aug 2020
Death Of 9 Human Rights Defenders An Alarming Trend: UN Experts
Death Of 9 Human Rights Defenders An Alarming Trend: UN Experts

Afghanistan must take early, decisive action to prevent the further killings of human rights defenders said independent experts from the

15 Aug 2020
Surge in Explosions on the Eve of Intra-Afghan Talks; No Group Takes Responsibility
Surge in Explosions on the Eve of Intra-Afghan Talks; No Group Takes Responsibility

As intra-Afghan talks approach, in recent weeks, bombings and the use of magnetic IEDs in Kabul and a number of

13 Aug 2020
Pompeo Says He Warned Russia Against Offering Bounties for US Soldiers
Pompeo Says He Warned Russia Against Offering Bounties for US Soldiers

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said he warned his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov that there would be “an

13 Aug 2020
Surging Cases of Polio Create New Health Challenge in Afghanistan
Surging Cases of Polio Create New Health Challenge in Afghanistan

Afghan health officials in Kandahar confirm that positive polio cases have increased in the southern areas, and three new cases

12 Aug 2020
Esper Says US Will Cut Troop Levels in Afghanistan to ‘Less Than 5,000’
Esper Says US Will Cut Troop Levels in Afghanistan to ‘Less Than 5,000’

The United States plans to cut its troop levels in Afghanistan to “a number less than 5,000” by the end

9 Aug 2020
AIHRC: Perpetrators Unidentified, Unpunished 40 Days After Death Of Our Colleagues
AIHRC: Perpetrators Unidentified, Unpunished 40 Days After Death Of Our Colleagues

The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) said that since the June 27 bombing that killed their two employees, the

6 Aug 2020
Masoom Stanekzai: Loya Jirga Advisory, Cannot Pardon 400 Taliban Prisoners
Masoom Stanekzai: Loya Jirga Advisory, Cannot Pardon 400 Taliban Prisoners

Masoom Stanekzai, chief negotiator of the Afghan government and head of the commission for the Loya Jirga, said that the

5 Aug 2020
AIHRC: 38 Civilian Casualties Daily During 3-Day Eid Ceasefire
AIHRC: 38 Civilian Casualties Daily During 3-Day Eid Ceasefire

Despite the announcement of a three-day ceasefire by the warring parties, civilian casualties continued, with an average of 38 civilians

5 Aug 2020
Nabil: Government’s Ploy To Release Taliban Prisoners But Make People Take Responsibility
Nabil: Government’s Ploy To Release Taliban Prisoners But Make People Take Responsibility

Rahmatullah Nabil, the former head of the National Directorate of Security (NDS), said that the government will release the 400

5 Aug 2020
Over 40 Countries, International Organisations Support Peace Consultative Loya Jirga
Over 40 Countries, International Organisations Support Peace Consultative Loya Jirga

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) hosted two separate meetings on strengthening the regional consensus for peace, and another on

5 Aug 2020
Presidential Palace: Recent Attacks Claimed By IS-K Being Investigated
Presidential Palace: Recent Attacks Claimed By IS-K Being Investigated

The Presidential Palace said that while the Islamic State in Khorasan Province (IS-K) had been defeated in eastern Afghanistan, the

4 Aug 2020
Trump Expects ‘4,000 To 5,000’ US Troops To Be In Afghanistan By November
Trump Expects ‘4,000 To 5,000’ US Troops To Be In Afghanistan By November

U.S. President Donald Trump said he would reduce their military presence in Afghanistan by almost half of its current strength

4 Aug 2020
IS-K Attack On Nangarhar Prison Ends After 23-Hour Battle With 29 Killed
IS-K Attack On Nangarhar Prison Ends After 23-Hour Battle With 29 Killed

At least 29 people were killed and 48 others injured in a prolonged siege of the Nangarhar Prison in Jalalabad

3 Aug 2020
Ghani On Nangarhar: Barbaric Act Will Not Weaken Resolve For Peace
Ghani On Nangarhar: Barbaric Act Will Not Weaken Resolve For Peace

In response to the IS-K attack on Nangarhar Prison, President Ashraf Ghani said that the “barbaric act” would not undermine

3 Aug 2020
‘Rogue’ British Special Forces Unit Executed Civilians In Afghanistan In 2011
‘Rogue’ British Special Forces Unit Executed Civilians In Afghanistan In 2011

Documentary evidence and mail trails emerged in a British court where allegations were made about a “rogue” Special Air Service

3 Aug 2020
Danesh: Loya Jirga Will Represent Social Minorities, Women, Rights Activists
Danesh: Loya Jirga Will Represent Social Minorities, Women, Rights Activists

Second Vice President Sarwar Danesh said the Loya Jirga for peace consultations will be held in Kabul soon, with representatives

2 Aug 2020
NSC To Investigate Chaman-Spin Boldak Clashes And Rocket Shelling
NSC To Investigate Chaman-Spin Boldak Clashes And Rocket Shelling

The Office of the National Security Council (NSC) said a high-level government delegation has launched an investigation into the Chaman-Sin

2 Aug 2020
Don’t Support Taliban: Militant Group’s Flag Displayed In Tehran
Don’t Support Taliban: Militant Group’s Flag Displayed In Tehran

Some Taliban supporters in Tehran displayed the group's flag in Mellat Park, drawing widespread criticism for their actions on Afghan

1 Aug 2020
SIGAR: Humanitarian Disaster Looms In Afghanistan With One Of The Highest Positive Rates In The World
SIGAR: Humanitarian Disaster Looms In Afghanistan With One Of The Highest Positive Rates In The World

The COVID-19 pandemic is pushing millions of Afghans into poverty as they deal with dwindling cash and food supplies, said

1 Aug 2020
SIGAR: Taliban ‘Harassing’ ANDSF, Al Qaeda Still Present
SIGAR: Taliban ‘Harassing’ ANDSF, Al Qaeda Still Present

The Taliban is calibrating its use of violence to harass and undermine the ANDSF and the Afghan government, reports the

1 Aug 2020
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