Though the NATO and US officials have accused the Taliban of not adhering to the Doha agreement, the group insists that it has complied with its obligations under the agreement. Recently, Mullah Baradar, the political deputy and head of the Taliban's political office in Doha, wrote in an open letter to the American people that the Doha Agreement was signed on aim to withdrawal all

16 February 2021

An investigation by Germany into a deadly 2009 airstrike near the Afghan city of Kunduz that was ordered by a German commander complied with its right-to-life obligations, the European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday. As per Reuters report, the ruling by the Strasbourg-based court rejects a complaint by Afghan citizen Abdul Hanan, who lost two sons in the attack, that Germany did

16 February 2021

The Free and Fair Election Foundation of Afghanistan (FEFA) has expressed concern over the failure of the Independent Election Commission (IEC)'s in presenting a plan to amend the election law and bring the electoral reform. FEFA has said that the continuation of this situation will have a negative impact on the electoral process, public trust in the elections, obtaining global aid and the outcome

16 February 2021

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Tuesday reported 22 new positive cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours. The ministry also reported no death and 81 recoveries from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. The cumulative number of total cases is now 55,540 the number of total reported deaths is 2,428 and the total number

16 February 2021

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate the Afghan Independent Journalists Association (AIJA) have urged an immediate investigation and measures to ensure the full protection of the head of Faryab's Journalists Union, Qutbuddin Kohi. An Afghan journalist Qutbuddin Kohi survived an assassination attempt by armed assailants in Faryab province on February 11. Journalist Outbuddin Kohi was returning home when he was fired upon

16 February 2021

At least six policemen were killed and two more were wounded in an attack by the Taliban in Zabul province on Monday night, local media said on Tuesday. The incident took place after Taliban militants stormed a security outpost in the city of Qalat, the center of Zabul on Monday. Reports suggest that the Taliban have taken captive three more policemen.

16 February 2021

The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Peace Negotiations Team has held a virtual meeting with Afghans living in 13 European countries and the United States about the Afghanistan peace process. The IRA Peace Team in a statement said that the chief of the negotiation team of Afghanistan, Masoum Stanikzai appreciated the participation of Afghans living abroad in the meeting, saying the main victims of the

16 February 2021

Afghan local officials say at least one Policeman was killed and three more were wounded after unidentified armed men opened fire on a ranger type vehicle in Nangarhar province this morning. The spokesman of Nangarhar Police, Farid Khan told Reporterly that a ranger of Police came under armed attack in PD7 of Jalalabad city at around 07:00am (local time) on Tuesday.

16 February 2021

Afghan local officials say at least seven Police personnel were killed in a roadside bomb blast in Faryab province yesterday. The spokesman of Faryab Police, Abdul Karim Yourish said a supply convoy of Police was on it's way from Maimana city to Almar district which hit a roadside bomb in the bazaar of the Almar district. According

16 February 2021

German Ambassador Bernhard Schlagheck and Pakistan's Federal Minister of States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) Sahibzada Muhammad Mehboob Sultan have inaugurated the ‘Urban Cohesion Hub’ for Afghan refugees in Rawalpindi on Monday. According to Pakistani media, the Hub is a community centre which will serve as a place for encounters between urban Afghan refugees and Pakistani host communities residing in Rawalpindi and Islamabad and will

16 February 2021