Murtaza Jalali, the deputy of Atta Muhammad Noor's political office confirmed that gunfire broke out at the gathering place of the first Congress meeting of Hezb-e Jamiat at Isteqlal Hotel in Kabul on Thursday. Police have not yet commented on the shootings. Enayatullah shadab-led section of Jamiat Islami party congresses was scheduled to be held with cooperation

18 March 2021

The High Council for National Reconciliation (HCNR) says the purpose of the Moscow summit is to discuss speeding up negotiations, reduction of violence and an independent Afghanistan with the Taliban delegation. The Sapidar Palace in a statement on Thursday, said that a high-level delegation of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan had arrived in Russia to attend a one-day Moscow meeting on

18 March 2021

At least three civilians were killed and 11 more were injured after a bus carrying government employees was targeted by an explosion in the capital, Kabul on Thursday morning, police said. The incident took place at around 7:20 am (local time) in Sar-e-Kotal Khair Khana area of PD17, police said. According to reports, the bus carried employees

18 March 2021

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed veteran French diplomat Jean Arnault as his personal envoy on Afghanistan and regional issues, UNAMA said in a statement. “The Secretary-General has asked Mr Arnault to assist in the achievement of a political solution to the conflict, working closely with the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) and regional partners,” U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said.

18 March 2021