The eighth round of talks between the Taliban and the US  has ended and now both sides will consult with their leadership on the next steps, a Taliban spokesperson said on Monday. The eighth round of talks in Qatar concluded on Sunday night and was long and useful, Zabihullah Mujahid, Taliban spokesperson said in a statement. Mujahid did not give further details about the outcome

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The National Directorate of Security (NDS) has released 35 Taliban inmates in accordance with a Presidential Decree on the occasion of Eid al-Adha. The Presidential decree said, “Marking the Eid al-Adha and advancing peace talks with Taliban, President Ashraf Ghani ordered the release of 35 Taliban prisoners.” “Because of peace and a lasting ceasefire, the Afghan government has always been open to dialogue, so that

12 August 2019

Afghan security forces have killed 29 insurgents during a series of operations across 11 provinces of the country in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said on Monday. A press released by MoD said, around 146 joint clearance operations have been conducted and eight airstrikes were conducted in the country. Based on the press release, as a result of the operations, 29

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