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Insurgent Attacks Reach Record-High Level in Afghanistan
Insurgent Attacks Reach Record-High Level in Afghanistan

Attacks by the Taliban and other insurgent groups in Afghanistan reached record-high levels in late 2019 as peace talks between

1 Feb 2020
Afghan Civilians Continue to Pay the Price of Conflict in 2019: AI
Afghan Civilians Continue to Pay the Price of Conflict in 2019: AI

In 2019, Afghan civilians continued to pay the price of the ongoing conflict as justice proved elusive for the victims,

30 Jan 2020
Pentagon Slashes Black Hawk Numbers it Planned to Supply to Afghan Forces
Pentagon Slashes Black Hawk Numbers it Planned to Supply to Afghan Forces

In a new report, the Pentagon said it would be slashing the number of UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters it planned

29 Jan 2020
UN Seeks More Emergency Aid For Afghanistan As Poverty Grows
UN Seeks More Emergency Aid For Afghanistan As Poverty Grows

The dependence on aid underscores the challenges facing the Western-backed government in Kabul, which needs economic growth to help replace

28 Jan 2020
US Records Highest Airstrike Rate In Afghanistan For A Decade
US Records Highest Airstrike Rate In Afghanistan For A Decade

The US military dropped more munitions on Afghanistan in 2019 than in any other year over the past decade, figures

27 Jan 2020
QRCS Provides Modern Heating System at Kabul Asylum
QRCS Provides Modern Heating System at Kabul Asylum

The representation mission of Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) in Afghanistan has completed a project to establish a central heating

26 Jan 2020
Pentagon Report to Congress Details Challenges in Afghanistan
Pentagon Report to Congress Details Challenges in Afghanistan

The US Department of Defense has posted on its official website that it had provided the semiannual report, “Enhancing Security

25 Jan 2020
Trump Met Ghani in Davos, Stressed on Reduction of Violence
Trump Met Ghani in Davos, Stressed on Reduction of Violence

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and his US counterpart Donald Trump met on the sidelines of World Economic Forum in Davos,

23 Jan 2020
Trump Meets Pakistani PM, Discuss About Afghanistan
Trump Meets Pakistani PM, Discuss About Afghanistan

What’s going on between Pakistan and India … if we can help, we certainly will be willing to. We have

22 Jan 2020
Amnesty International Welcomes Afghan Authorities Commitment to Protect Human Rights
Amnesty International Welcomes Afghan Authorities Commitment to Protect Human Rights

The Amnesty International and Afghanistan’s human rights community have welcomed a move by Afghan authorities that made a public commitment

21 Jan 2020
Heavy Snowfalls Break Record of Last Many Years in Afghanistan
Heavy Snowfalls Break Record of Last Many Years in Afghanistan

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies have issued a bulletin to reflect the current situation and

20 Jan 2020
British Museum Help Afghans Recover Looted Ancient Masterpiece
British Museum Help Afghans Recover Looted Ancient Masterpiece

A sculpture that was stolen from the National Museum of Afghanistan in Kabul almost 30 years ago is to be

19 Jan 2020
US Army’s 10th Mountain Division Will Deploy to Afghanistan This Spring
US Army’s 10th Mountain Division Will Deploy to Afghanistan This Spring

The 10th Mountain Division Headquarters will replace 1st Armored Division Headquarters in Afghanistan this spring, the US Army has announced...

18 Jan 2020
India-Pakistan Ties Impacted Afghanistan Tremendously: Ex-President Karzai
India-Pakistan Ties Impacted Afghanistan Tremendously: Ex-President Karzai

Asserting that the frosty India-Pakistan relationship has impacted Afghanistan tremendously, former Afghan president Hamid Karzai on Thursday said maintaining a

16 Jan 2020
Afghanistan War Plagued By ‘Mendacity’; SIGAR Tells US Congress
Afghanistan War Plagued By ‘Mendacity’; SIGAR Tells US Congress

The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) told Congress Wednesday that U.S. officials have routinely lied to the public

16 Jan 2020
Civilian Toll in Afghanistan ‘Devastating’: Human Rights Watch
Civilian Toll in Afghanistan ‘Devastating’: Human Rights Watch

Attacks by all parties to Afghanistan’s armed conflict in 2019 took a devastating toll on civilians, Human Rights Watch has

15 Jan 2020
Raisina Dialogue 2020 to Address Global Issues Kicks Off
Raisina Dialogue 2020 to Address Global Issues Kicks Off

With the participation of over 100 nations, India's annual global conference on geopolitics and geo-economics, known as the Raisina dialogue

14 Jan 2020
US Retired Army Col. Douglas Macgregor Says Only Trump Can End War in Afghanistan
US Retired Army Col. Douglas Macgregor Says Only Trump Can End War in Afghanistan

As for the argument that there must be a pullout strategy so that the U.S. doesn't lose its footing in

14 Jan 2020
US Ready to Reach Deal With Taliban, Reduce Contingent in Afghanistan This Year: White House NSA
US Ready to Reach Deal With Taliban, Reduce Contingent in Afghanistan This Year: White House NSA

White House National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien said that US President Donald Trump could reach a deal with the Taliban

13 Jan 2020
Afghanistan Joins “Response Group” For Victims of Ukrainian Plane Crash in Iran
Afghanistan Joins “Response Group” For Victims of Ukrainian Plane Crash in Iran

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) says Afghanistan has joined a "response group" for the families of victims of the

11 Jan 2020
World Reacts After Iran Fires Missiles at US Targets in Iraq
World Reacts After Iran Fires Missiles at US Targets in Iraq

Iran has fired more than a dozen missiles at two Iraqi military bases hosting US troops, the Pentagon confirmed. The missiles

8 Jan 2020
US-Iran Tensions Escalate After Soleimani Assassination
US-Iran Tensions Escalate After Soleimani Assassination

The consequences of the American killing of a top Iranian general rippled across the Middle East and beyond on Sunday,

6 Jan 2020
UK Warns Nationals to Remain Vigilant in Afghanistan after Assassination of Iranian General by US
UK Warns Nationals to Remain Vigilant in Afghanistan after Assassination of Iranian General by US

According to the FCO, the British Embassy is not able to accept registrations from British nationals travelling in Afghanistan or

5 Jan 2020
Afghanistan’s Soil To Not Be Used Against Any Nation: President Ghani
Afghanistan’s Soil To Not Be Used Against Any Nation: President Ghani

Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has issued a statement in reference to the assassination of a top Iranian military leader

4 Jan 2020
US Service Members Killed in Afghanistan in ’19 Highest in 5 Years
US Service Members Killed in Afghanistan in ’19 Highest in 5 Years

Seventeen service members died in Afghanistan in 2019, the highest number since 2015, according to a year-end tally compiled by

2 Jan 2020
UN Seeks $733 Million Humanitarian Aid for Afghans in 2020
UN Seeks $733 Million Humanitarian Aid for Afghans in 2020

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in a report has said that the UN is seeking

1 Jan 2020
Taliban Gives List of 5,000 Prisoners to US for Their Release: AP
Taliban Gives List of 5,000 Prisoners to US for Their Release: AP

Thousands of Taliban prisoners jailed in Afghanistan as insurgents see a peace deal being hammered out between the United States

30 Dec 2019
American University in Kabul Could Close Down Next Year
American University in Kabul Could Close Down Next Year

Quoting three sources, CNN has reported that the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) is drawing up plans to shut down

28 Dec 2019
Russia Hopes for Soonest Signing of Peace Agreement Between US & Taliban
Russia Hopes for Soonest Signing of Peace Agreement Between US & Taliban

Russia expects that the United States will soon sign a peace deal with the Taliban, President Vladimir Putin's special representative

25 Dec 2019
Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran Commit to New Afghan Support Platform at Refugee Forum
Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran Commit to New Afghan Support Platform at Refugee Forum

The leaders from Afghanistan, Iran, and Pakistan along with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and refugee representatives have

23 Dec 2019
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