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US Congressional Representatives Stress on Importance of Preserving Progress in Afghanistan
US Congressional Representatives Stress on Importance of Preserving Progress in Afghanistan

The US congressional representatives Susan Davis and Martha Ruby in a bipartisan dialogue at the United States Institute of Peace

19 Oct 2019
Civilian Casualties in Afghanistan Spike To Record High Levels: UN Report
Civilian Casualties in Afghanistan Spike To Record High Levels: UN Report

UNAMA’s report indicates that from 1 January to 30 September, anti-government elements caused 5,117 civilian...

17 Oct 2019
US Democrats Protest Transferring $200M in Pentagon Counterdrug Efforts in Afghanistan to Fund Border Wall
US Democrats Protest Transferring $200M in Pentagon Counterdrug Efforts in Afghanistan to Fund Border Wall

US President Donald Trump has quietly transferred more than $200 million from Pentagon counterdrug efforts toward building his long-promised wall

17 Oct 2019
Australian Forces Killed Unarmed Afghan Civilians, Rights Body Says
Australian Forces Killed Unarmed Afghan Civilians, Rights Body Says

Afghanistan's leading human rights body has alleged that two Afghan civilians killed by Australian forces were both unarmed...

16 Oct 2019
UN Report Describes Election-Related Violence in Afghanistan
UN Report Describes Election-Related Violence in Afghanistan

A special report released on Tuesday by the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) describes the severe impact of election-related

15 Oct 2019
US Senator Accuses Pakistan of Supporting Taliban, Al-Qaeda in Afghanistan
US Senator Accuses Pakistan of Supporting Taliban, Al-Qaeda in Afghanistan

A top US senator has accused Pakistan of supporting terror groups like the Taliban and al-Qaeda in Afghanistan and harbouring

13 Oct 2019
Afghanistan on Agenda of NATO Parliamentary Assembly in London
Afghanistan on Agenda of NATO Parliamentary Assembly in London

The situation of Afghanistan and NATO’s future in the war-torn country is among the main issues on the agenda as

12 Oct 2019
‘Now Time to Bring Our Troops Back Home’: Trump
‘Now Time to Bring Our Troops Back Home’: Trump

US President Donald Trump used a portion of his campaign on Thursday night and said that one option...

11 Oct 2019
Kazakh FM Urges Multilateral Approach on Afghanistan at OSCE Roundtable
Kazakh FM Urges Multilateral Approach on Afghanistan at OSCE Roundtable

Kazakh Minister of Foreign Affairs Mukhtar Tileuberdi has called for a multilateral approach to achieve stability in Afghanistan at the

10 Oct 2019
US Dropped More Bombs in Afghanistan Last Month Than Any Time Since 2010
US Dropped More Bombs in Afghanistan Last Month Than Any Time Since 2010

The U.S. dropped more bombs on Afghanistan in September than it has at any point since the past ten years,

9 Oct 2019
Japan’s contribution of $ 2.7 Million Boosts Food Assistance Mission in Afghanistan
Japan’s contribution of $ 2.7 Million Boosts Food Assistance Mission in Afghanistan

Japan has announced a new assistance of $ 2.7 Million which will enable the World Food Program (WFP) to provide

8 Oct 2019
Every Afghan Child Affected By War in 19 Years of Conflict
Every Afghan Child Affected By War in 19 Years of Conflict

As of today, every single child born and raised in Afghanistan has experienced war and conflict in their country, Save

7 Oct 2019
US Strikes in Afghanistan Have Increased on Trump’s Orders: Mark Esper
US Strikes in Afghanistan Have Increased on Trump’s Orders: Mark Esper

On the orders of US President Donald Trump, the U.S. military has ramped up the number of air and ground

5 Oct 2019
UN: 14,000 `Grave Violations´ Against Afghan Kids in 4 Years
UN: 14,000 `Grave Violations´ Against Afghan Kids in 4 Years

Deteriorating security across Afghanistan in the past four years led to over 14,000 "grave violations" against children, including nearly 3,500

4 Oct 2019
Taliban, Pakistan Call For US to Resume Afghan Peace Talks
Taliban, Pakistan Call For US to Resume Afghan Peace Talks

Peace talks in Afghanistan must resume as soon as possible, Pakistan and the Taliban militant group urged on Thursday, after

3 Oct 2019
Afghan Taliban Delegation Meets Pakistani FM Qureshi
Afghan Taliban Delegation Meets Pakistani FM Qureshi

After arriving in Pakistan, a high-level Afghan Taliban delegation met with Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi in Islamabad on

3 Oct 2019
Taliban Are A Proxy Of Pakistan, Afghanistan Would Never Accept To Be Ruled By Pakistanis: NSA
Taliban Are A Proxy Of Pakistan, Afghanistan Would Never Accept To Be Ruled By Pakistanis: NSA

Mohib also welcomed US President Donald Trump’s decision to call off talks with the Taliban, saying the Taliban are not...

2 Oct 2019
US Envoy Arrives in Pakistan For Meetings on Afghan Peace
US Envoy Arrives in Pakistan For Meetings on Afghan Peace

The United States Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation, Zalmay Khalilzad has arrived to Islamabad, Pakistani Foreign Ministry said. Accompanied by a

2 Oct 2019
Afghanistan At UN: ‘Taliban Must Join Peace’
Afghanistan At UN: ‘Taliban Must Join Peace’

National Security Advisor Dr. Hamdullah Mohib of Afghanistan told the U.N. General Assembly on Monday that his country remains committed

1 Oct 2019
Spike in Media Violations Surrounds Afghanistan Election
Spike in Media Violations Surrounds Afghanistan Election

Multiple media violations against journalists were recorded during the fourth round of Afghanistan’s presidential elections, the International Federation of Journalists

30 Sep 2019
US State Department Urges Afghan Govt. & Leaders To be Transparent, Accountable to People
US State Department Urges Afghan Govt. & Leaders To be Transparent, Accountable to People

The US State Department says that Afghan government institutions and leaders must be transparent and accountable to the Afghan people,

30 Sep 2019
International Community Welcomed Afghan Presidential Election
International Community Welcomed Afghan Presidential Election

Afghan people have defied Taliban threats and used their rights to vote on Saturday in a one-day presidential election to

29 Sep 2019
Afghanistan’s Taliban Lifts Ban on World Health Organization
Afghanistan’s Taliban Lifts Ban on World Health Organization

Taliban militants in Afghanistan have lifted a ban on World Health Organization (WHO) activities in areas they control, another apparent

26 Sep 2019
Election A Threat To Peace: Ex-President Karzai
Election A Threat To Peace: Ex-President Karzai

Former president Hamid Karzai has said that presidential election threatens the country’s best chance of achieving peace with the Taliban

25 Sep 2019
ISI Trained Al-Qaeda to Fight in Afghanistan: Pakistan PM
ISI Trained Al-Qaeda to Fight in Afghanistan: Pakistan PM

“Pakistan by joining the US after 9/11 committed one of the biggest blunders. 70,000 Pakistanis died in this. Some...

24 Sep 2019
India Largest Regional Contributor to Afghan Reconstruction: Congressional Report
India Largest Regional Contributor to Afghan Reconstruction: Congressional Report

India, which has been the largest regional contributor to Afghan reconstruction, has not shown an inclination to pursue a deeper

24 Sep 2019
National And Jihadi Figures: Election Leads Country Into Crisis
National And Jihadi Figures: Election Leads Country Into Crisis

A number of national figures and Jihadi leaders have issued a statement, saying ‘Peace’ is a major issue which should

23 Sep 2019
White House Should Stop Rush For Exit From Afghanistan: Crocker
White House Should Stop Rush For Exit From Afghanistan: Crocker

The former US ambassador to Afghanistan Ryan Crocker says the U.S. does not have to turn into a defeated country

22 Sep 2019
US Hit Taliban ‘Harder Than Ever Before’: Trump
US Hit Taliban ‘Harder Than Ever Before’: Trump

US President Donald Trump on Friday said America has hit the Taliban in Afghanistan "harder" than ever before and claimed

21 Sep 2019
Khalilzad Briefs Members Of US Congress
Khalilzad Briefs Members Of US Congress

The United States special Afghanistan envoy Zalmay Khalilzad on Thursday briefed members of the US Congress behind...

20 Sep 2019
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