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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
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
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