Kabul: Acting Minister of National Defense Bismillah Mohammadi said that the airstrikes by army forces on Taliban positions have shocked the group. The acting Minister of National Defense said on Sunday that the people of Afghanistan will not forget security forces’ sacrifices. Mohammadi said that security and defense forces, especially the air force, had carried out numerous attacks on Taliban positions in recent weeks,

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Kabul: Chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation (HCNR) Dr. Abdullah Abdullah met with the head and members of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan negotiation team, who had visited Iran to meet the Taliban delegation. Delegation head Mohammad Younus Qanuni appreciated Iran for hosting the talks, provided a report about the meeting contents, and demands from both sides, and added that the republic delegation

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Kabul: Ajmal Omar Shinwari, spokesman for the security services, on Sunday said that in the past five days, 12 security forces had attacked Taliban positions in 25 provinces. He added that 1,177 Taliban insurgents had been killed and 651 wounded in 124 attacks since Wednesday last week. According to Shinwari, the Taliban have lost control of the Aliabad in Kunduz, Yaftal in Badakhshan, Adraskan

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Kabul: The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Sunday reported 1075 new positive cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours. The ministry also reported 67 deaths and 851 recoveries from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. The total number of cases now stand at 134,653, while the number of reported deaths is 5,791. The Ministry of Health has called on Afghan

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Kabul: Local officials in Ghazni province said that Taliban fighters have attacked parts of Malistan district of the province. Amir Mohammad Javed, Malistan district governor, told the Etilaat roz on Sunday that the Taliban had launched attacks in the Shirdagh and Kharzar areas from the Uruzgan district of Uruzgan province and another group of Taliban fighters had entered from the Ajristan district. Javed added

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Kabul: As per statistics from the Ministry of Women's Affairs, the number of acute cases of violence against women and girls, especially suicide, has increased in the country this year. According to the ministry, since the beginning of this year, 77 acute cases of violence, including suicide, murder, rape and acid abuse, have been registered in the center and provinces of the country. The

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Kabul: Following the escalation of the war in Afghanistan, Minister of Higher Education Abbas Basir said that the current situation in the country should not affect the educational situation. Abbas Basir, on Sunday, in a program entitled "The first round of the National Curriculum Review and Development Program for the Departments of Journalism and Language and Literature of Public and Private Universities", spoke about

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Kabul: Security agencies announced that the newly installed air defense system in Kabul was activated at 2:00am on Sunday. According to these institutions, the system has proven to be useful in repelling rockets and missiles across the world, designed to provide security. The statement urged Kabul residents not to be alarmed while hearing noises. BBC quoted a source that the system has already been

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