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Taliban Welcomes Trump’s Troop Withdrawal Tweet, Russia Is Ambiguous
Taliban Welcomes Trump’s Troop Withdrawal Tweet, Russia Is Ambiguous

The Taliban welcomed President Donald Trump’s tweet announcing complete U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan by Christmas...

8 Oct 2020
Trump: Troops In Afghanistan Should All Be ‘Home By Christmas’
Trump: Troops In Afghanistan Should All Be ‘Home By Christmas’

“We should have the small remaining number of our BRAVE Men and Women serving in Afghanistan home by Christmas!” tweeted

8 Oct 2020
Ghani: Afghan Peace Cannot Be Of Factions, People Must Come First
Ghani: Afghan Peace Cannot Be Of Factions, People Must Come First

President Ashraf Ghani, speaking at the Centre for Conflict and Humanitarian Studies (CHS) in Doha, said that the Afghan people

7 Oct 2020
Geneva Conference To Signal International Commitments To Afghan Development
Geneva Conference To Signal International Commitments To Afghan Development

Afghanistan and its international partners in Kabul on Tuesday officially launched preparations for the 2020 Afghanistan Conference - the last

7 Oct 2020
Afghan Peace Delegation Denies Agreement On Code Of Conduct
Afghan Peace Delegation Denies Agreement On Code Of Conduct

The peace negotiating team of the Afghan government denied reports that they had reached an agreement with the Taliban regarding

6 Oct 2020
Pompeo: Attempt To Silence Brave Afghan Women Leaders Will Not Succeed
Pompeo: Attempt To Silence Brave Afghan Women Leaders Will Not Succeed

The U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday “unreservedly” condemned the assassination attempt on Maidan Shar Mayor Zarifa Ghafari...

6 Oct 2020
Ghani, Khalilzad, Gen Miller Discuss Afghan Peace And Taliban Violence
Ghani, Khalilzad, Gen Miller Discuss Afghan Peace And Taliban Violence

The U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad and commander of the U.S. and NATO Resolute Support Gen. Scott

6 Oct 2020
Ghani Under Fire After Claim Of Having ‘Rebuilt Whole Of Afghanistan’ Goes Viral
Ghani Under Fire After Claim Of Having ‘Rebuilt Whole Of Afghanistan’ Goes Viral

President Ashraf Ghani faced domestic ridicule for asserting that he had “rebuilt the whole of Afghanistan...

5 Oct 2020
UN Condemns Nangarhar Suicide Attack
UN Condemns Nangarhar Suicide Attack

The United Nations (UN) has “strongly condemned” Saturday’s suicide attack on the Shinwar district building in Nangarhar, and underlined that

5 Oct 2020
AIHRC: 945 Civilians Killed, Wounded In Targeted Assassinations This Year
AIHRC: 945 Civilians Killed, Wounded In Targeted Assassinations This Year

The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) expressed concern about the increase in the targeted killing of civilians across the

4 Oct 2020
Khalilzad Meets Members Of Both Delegations In Doha Amid Delays In Talks
Khalilzad Meets Members Of Both Delegations In Doha Amid Delays In Talks

U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad met with the Taliban and Afghan government’s peace negotiating team members in

3 Oct 2020
Kabul Welcomed European Parliament’s Call For Immediate Ceasefire
Kabul Welcomed European Parliament’s Call For Immediate Ceasefire

Kabul has welcomed the European Parliament’s call for an immediate and lasting ceasefire in Afghanistan on Thursday...

1 Oct 2020
Peace In Afghanistan Must Guarantee Rights Of Persecuted Communities: Hazara Diaspora
Peace In Afghanistan Must Guarantee Rights Of Persecuted Communities: Hazara Diaspora

The global Hazara community urged the peace negotiating parties in Doha to protect the security and human rights of all

1 Oct 2020
ADB Approves $110 Million Grant To Enhance Afghan Power Supply
ADB Approves $110 Million Grant To Enhance Afghan Power Supply

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Wednesday approved a $110 million grant to boost power supply and strengthen Afghanistan’s energy

1 Oct 2020
Pakistan PM Imran Khan: Continuation Of War Worst-Case Scenario For Afghanistan
Pakistan PM Imran Khan: Continuation Of War Worst-Case Scenario For Afghanistan

On the second day of his visit to Islamabad, Abdullah Abdullah, chairman of the high Council for National Reconciliation, met

30 Sep 2020
Time To Move Past ‘Conspiracy Theories,’ Take Practical Steps For Peace: Abdullah
Time To Move Past ‘Conspiracy Theories,’ Take Practical Steps For Peace: Abdullah

Abdullah Abdullah said on Tuesday, that while there is a “peaceful future on the horizon”for Afghanistan, everyone needs to move

29 Sep 2020
McMaster: Trump Taliban Strategy A ‘Disaster’
McMaster: Trump Taliban Strategy A ‘Disaster’

The Trump administration has been “absolutely wrong” in its negotiations with the Taliban in Afghanistan, said former national security adviser

29 Sep 2020
Abdullah Discusses Peace Process With Qureshi
Abdullah Discusses Peace Process With Qureshi

Abdullah Abdullah, chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation, met Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, after arriving with

28 Sep 2020
Ghani: World Must Realise Afghanistan Still Exposed To Threats From Taliban
Ghani: World Must Realise Afghanistan Still Exposed To Threats From Taliban

President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday, met with reporters who had returned from Doha after covering the direct peace talks between

28 Sep 2020
Taliban: Hanafi Jurisprudence In Talks Is Not Prejudice Against Shia Brothers
Taliban: Hanafi Jurisprudence In Talks Is Not Prejudice Against Shia Brothers

The application of Hanafi jurisprudence during the peace negotiations will not cause differences between Shias and Sunnis in the country,

27 Sep 2020
Khalilzad: Taliban Unlikely To Accept Ceasefire Until Political Settlement Reached
Khalilzad: Taliban Unlikely To Accept Ceasefire Until Political Settlement Reached

U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad said he does not think Taliban will call for a ceasefire until

26 Sep 2020
Contact Groups Dispute Resolution Items In Doha
Contact Groups Dispute Resolution Items In Doha

The contact groups of the Afghan government and the Taliban negotiators met in Doha on Wednesday after taking a two-day

24 Sep 2020
Ghani: UN Support Important For Peace Talks With Taliban
Ghani: UN Support Important For Peace Talks With Taliban

President Ashraf Ghani urged the United Nations (UN), their international partners and allies to stay committed to the Afghan peace

24 Sep 2020
AIHRC: During Peace Talks 19 Civilians Killed, 45 Wounded
AIHRC: During Peace Talks 19 Civilians Killed, 45 Wounded

Preliminary findings by the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) released on Wednesday, show that in 10...

23 Sep 2020
Abdullah: Some Freed Taliban Prisoners Have Returned To The Battlefront
Abdullah: Some Freed Taliban Prisoners Have Returned To The Battlefront

Some Taliban prisoners released by the Afghan government have returned to the battlefield, said Abdullah Abdullah, chairman of the High

23 Sep 2020
Pentagon Anticipates Significant Troop Reduction By End Of November In Afghanistan
Pentagon Anticipates Significant Troop Reduction By End Of November In Afghanistan

Based on the current conditions in Afghanistan, the U.S. Department of Defence (DoD) expects fewer than 5,000 American troops to

23 Sep 2020
US Envoy Admits Current Level Of Taliban Violence ‘Too High’
US Envoy Admits Current Level Of Taliban Violence ‘Too High’

The level of violence in Afghanistan is unacceptably high and the U.S. expects further setbacks during talks said Special Representative

23 Sep 2020
Women’s Role In Afghan Peace Efforts Largely Symbolic: AREU
Women’s Role In Afghan Peace Efforts Largely Symbolic: AREU

A study by the Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU) and the United Nations (UN) Women found that while women

22 Sep 2020
Trump’s Former NSA Warns Afghan Peace Talks ‘Doomed To Fail’
Trump’s Former NSA Warns Afghan Peace Talks ‘Doomed To Fail’

President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser H.R. McMaster, said U.S.-backed peace talks in Afghanistan are doomed to end in

22 Sep 2020
Iran: US Has Not Played A Positive Role In Afghanistan, Simply Wants To Get Out
Iran: US Has Not Played A Positive Role In Afghanistan, Simply Wants To Get Out

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said the U.S.-led approach in Afghanistan is flawed and not in the interest of the

22 Sep 2020
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