US Special Representative Zalmay Khalilzad wrote on Twitter in response to Taliban’s rejection of a ceasefire and expressed that it is necessary for all sides to reduce violence in order to achieve peace. “All sides laying down arms is the outcome of any peace process. All sides agreeing to reduce violence is a necessary step toward

4 May 2019

Local officials announced that as a result of mortar attack on a residential home in Ghazni 5 civilians were killed. Ghazni press office said in a report on Saturday that, the mortar attack occurred during clashes between Taliban insurgents and security forces in Andar district of Ghazni province. Press office of Ghazni province did not specify

4 May 2019

In reaction to the Peace Consultative Loya Jirga, Mohammad Hanif Atmar, the head of Peace and Moderation Election Group called it order-based Jirga, saying that the Jirga has created divisions and disputes between people and prominent political parties of the country. Peace and Moderation Election Group led by Hanif Atmar said in a statement on Saturday that

4 May 2019

General Tadin Khan, Kandahar Police Chief ordered his subordinates not to show mercy to Taliban in the battlefield. In response to the rejection of a ceasefire by the Taliban during Ramadan, General Tadin Khan says that "we ordered all government forces in Kandahar province not to show mercy to Taliban in battlefields because they were slaves

4 May 2019

An Afghan soldier’s wife and son were killed by Taliban in eastern Paktia province, an official said on Saturday. The incident took place after the victims went to the home of Taliban local commander, identified as Aziz, to attend his wedding ceremony, Abdullah Hasrat, a spokesman for provincial governor told 1TV News. It happened on Friday evening

4 May 2019

Security officials reported that a key ISI-K terrorist group member and 4 other members of the group were killed in Baghlan province. As a result of operation of special police unit in Sayed Abad village in Dahana-i-Ghori district of Baghlan province, “Mofti Uzbek” one of the organizers of terrorist attacks of ISI-K and four other members

4 May 2019

Abdullah Abdullah, chief executive officer of National Unity Government has said that the holding of Peace Consultative Loya Jirga, despite the imposition of heavy financial burden on the people and the creation of a few days of interruption in economic and governmental activities, has not rendered a new achievement for the country. In an exclusive interview

4 May 2019

It was reported by the Presidential Information Coordination Center that ANDSF performed airstrikes on the Chapa Dara district of Kunar province because of which 43 IS-K terrorists were killed including a commander of theirs named Ismail. Multiple weaponry was destroyed in the airstrikes as well. Moreover, in ANDSF’s operations in three districts of Ghazni province (De Yak,

4 May 2019