Enlightening Movement (Junbish Roshnayee) has urged the government to identify and bring to justice the perpetrators of the attack on demonstrators in Baghlan province and address the demands of the protesting Hazaras in Baghlan. The Supreme Council of the Enlightening Movement said in a statement on Sunday that "violent and suppressive behavior of the security forces

28 April 2019

12 Afghan presidential candidates along with a number of political party leaders in a joint statement considered Peace Consultative Jirga contrary to peace efforts. The joint statement issued on Sunday states that "according to us, this Jirga is unseasonable and contradictory to the peace efforts." These candidates have questioned the ambiguity in the agenda and the

28 April 2019

On the occasion of April 28, when Afghanistan celebrates the Mujahedins’ Victory Day to commemorate the victory of Mujahedin forces over the Communist regime, President Ghani called for a transparent elections saying that “"Let us make the upcoming election the most transparent election.” He also talked the consultative peace Jirga and announced that “Afghans will discuss peace in details in the Jirga which will

28 April 2019

In a meeting with U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Consensus, Chief Executive Dr Abdullah welcomed the international communiqué in support of peace in Afghanistan, with the participation of the European Union, China and Russia. Office of Executive Chief said in a statement on Sunday that in this meeting Dr Abdullah and Minister of Foreign Affairs Salahuddin

28 April 2019

In a joint operation with Coalition Forces, ANA Special Forces conducted a large scale operation in Bakwah, Farah and destroyed more than 100000 KGs of opium drugs. It is speculated that the Taliban were involved in preparing, dealing & smuggling of these drugs. In another Statement issued by the Ministry of Defense, 8 Taliban insurgents were

28 April 2019

April 29, 2019, will observe a peace consultative Jirga as a part of efforts towards Intra-Afghan dialogue, as stated by the President Ghani Special Envoy Umer Daudzai. The Taliban has already condemned the Jirga and among others, Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah is in opposition to it. Although, there are efforts going on to bring Dr.

28 April 2019

The People's Islamic Unity Party of Afghanistan, led by Mohammad Mohaqeq, the deputy Chief Executive considers Peace Consultative Jirga order a pre-election campaign of a particular election team and also deception and distraction to public opinion. In an issued statement, the party questioned the Jigra’s objectives and said that the efforts in recent weeks to hold this

28 April 2019