Security forces have reported the killing of Taliban shadow governor in Farah province. The Ministry of Defense said in a statement that Mullah Abdulrahman alias Mullah Mishir Taliban shadow governor for Farah province were killed along with two senior leaders of the group in a night raid. The Air Force conducted the raid at 8 pm Friday

3 August 2019

US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad tweeted that he has reached Doha to resume talks with the Taliban. “We are pursuing a peace agreement not a withdrawal agreement, a peace agreement that enables withdrawal. Our presence in Afghanistan is conditions-based, and any withdrawal will be conditions-based” Khalilzad wrote on Twitter. He added that the Taliban are signaling they would like to conclude an

3 August 2019