Turkey has been contributing to the security of Afghanistan and will keep its presence in the country as long as its Afghan brothers demand it, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said Monday. Addressing a ceremony to mark the 100th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries in Afghanistan's capital Kabul via a virtual message, the Turkish top diplomat noted that bilateral relations have been

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The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has denied that a health worker of Bamiyan hospital died after getting coronavirus vaccine. The spokesman of MoPH, Dastagir Nazari in a video message said the reason of his death was high blood pressure and a heart attack. Nazari said that based on the initial findings, the death of this health worker had nothing to do with the Corona

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The speaker of the Lower House of Parliament, Mir Rahman Rahmani today met with Emomali Rahmon, the Tajikistan President in Dushanbe city. During the meeting, Mr. Rahmani said the Taliban are focusing on continuing the war and have no plans other than war. Speaking about the situation of Afghanistan, Rahmani said the violence in the country has been escalated, particularly in Kabul.

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The Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Monday fired five security personnel of the Ministry in accusation of beating and threatening a soldier. The spokesman of MoI, Tariq Arian said the fired security personnel were introduced to the Ministry's General Director of Internal security for further investigations. This comes as a video of the scene which was released

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Shah Mahmoud Miakhail, the first deputy minister of defense, says the Taliban have gained more power in the peace process than on the battlefields. Speaking at an exhibition and celebration in support of National Defense and Security Forces Day in Kabul today, Mr Makhail said the Taliban had "identified" themselves in peace talks with the Afghan and US governments, and their prisoners between 5,000

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The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Monday reported 26 new positive cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours. The ministry also reported two deaths and 11 recoveries from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. The cumulative number of total cases is now 55,759 the number of total reported deaths is 2,446 and the total number

1 March 2021

Afghanistan Islamic Republic Peace Negotiations Team says Fatima Gailani a member of the team, participated in an online panel discussion on ‘Inclusivity and Diversity in the Afghanistan Peace Process, which waas organized by AWEC1991 and UNwomenafghan. IRA Peace Negotiations Team in a press release said, a study on women’s active role, especially local women peacebuilders, in the Afghanistan peace process and peacebuilding, conducted by

1 March 2021

The Chairman of High Council for National Reconciliation (HCNR) Abdullah Abdullah today met with US Envoy for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad. HCNR in a statement on Monday said that the two sides discussed peace talks, the US administration's review of the Doha agreement, the acceleration of the peace talks, the second round of intra-Afghan talks in Qatar, the reduction of violence, and ways forward

1 March 2021

The United States wasted billions of dollars in Afghanistan on buildings and vehicles that were either abandoned or destroyed, according to a report released Monday by a U.S. government watchdog. The Special Inspector General For Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) said it reviewed $7.8 billion spent since 2008 on buildings and vehicles. Only $343.2 million worth of buildings and vehicles “were maintained in good condition,” said SIGAR,

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The Ministry of Defense (MoD) says that 16 members of the Al-Qaeda group were killed in a joint operation by the defense and security forces with the support of commandos and air forces in the "Afghania Dara" area of ​​Najrab district of Kapisa province. “The 16 Al-Qaeda members were Pakistani nationals,” MoD said in a statement. The

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