Kabul: Following the fall of a number of districts to the Taliban, Wahid Omar, an adviser to the president and head of the president's public relations and strategic affairs authority, said that the situation would change soon and the Taliban wave of attacks on district centers is not permanent. Speaking at the introduction of Ajmal Shinwari, as public spokesman for the security and defense

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Kabul: The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) recorded 2,202 new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases and 73 deaths in the past 24 hours. The total number of cases now stand at 107,957, while the death toll is 4,366. In fact, Acting Public Health Minister Wahid Majroh met with Iranian Ambassador Bahadur Aminian and commended Iran’s assistance during the 1st wave of COVID-19. He called for further

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Kabul: In a telephone conversation with Afghan President, Iran's President-elect Ebrahim Raisi stressed on the need to deepen relations and expanding cooperation between Tehran and Kabul. Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani felicitated Raisi on his victory in Iran’s presidential election, wishing him success and prosperity. “Afghanistan and Iran are two neighboring and brotherly countries, and I hope that your election as President-elect of the

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Kabul: A senior Qatari diplomat, involved in the Afghan peace process, said on Monday that Indian officials were engaged in talks with the Taliban. Recently there were reports that the Indian officials had begun negotiations with Afghan Taliban factions and leaders, including Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, brining a tectonic shift in their policy. Mutlaq bin Majed al-Qahtani, who is the Special Envoy of Qatar’s

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Kabul: The Ministry of Defense and the 209th Shaheen Corps announced on Tuesday in separate statements that the Balkh district in Balkh province and Doshi district in Baghlan province have been recaptured by security forces. The Ministry of Defense said that Doshi district of Baghlan province has been retaken by the security forces. Local media reported that government forces returned to the district without

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