The European Union has rejected a 60-day deadline set by Tehran for the remaining signatories to a 2015 nuclear deal to address Iran’s legal rights and protect its interests against US sanctions, saying, however, that the bloc will stay committed to the agreement for now. In a joint statement released on Thursday, EU foreign policy chief

9 May 2019

Reports indicate that the sixth round of talks between US representatives and the Taliban has been halted for a day. The sixth round of talks between US and Taliban groups is halted after four days for Monday (May 6), and talks are scheduled to resume tomorrow, as per reports. It is said that both sides have not

6 May 2019

A key Taliban commander was arrested and several bottles of alcohol were confiscated along with some weapons and military kits in northern Balkh province. The Ministry of Interior in a statement said the Taliban commander identified as Yousuf who was arrested in Nahr-e-Shahi district of Balkh province on Sunday night. The statement further added that 11 bottles

6 May 2019

Security officials announced that in the Taliban attack on Baghlan police headquarters that occurred on Sunday, 68 people were killed and wounded.   Nusrat Rahimi, spokesman of Ministry of Interior said that in this attack, 8 assailaints of attack on Baghlan police headquarters and 13 police personnel were killed and 35 other police personnel were wounded. Rahimi added

6 May 2019

US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad is set make his second visit to India for consultations starting on Monday. While seeking support and ideas from India for the ongoing reconciliation, Khalilzad is also expected to brief Indian authorities about the progress made in the peace efforts in the past few months. The US peace envoy

6 May 2019

The Trump administration is deploying a carrier strike group & bombers to the Middle East in response to troubling, as per US National Security Advisor John Bolton. The deployment, according to Bolton is due to “indications & warnings" from Iran & to show the US will retaliate with "unrelenting force" to any attack. This comes after tensions

6 May 2019