The intra-Afghan Dialogue that concluded yesterday in Doha, Qatar, marks an important step towards achieving the peace the people of Afghanistan deserve and have long demanded, according to a statement released by the European Union. The gathering, facilitated by Germany and Qatar, brought together a number of Afghans - including politicians representing all major political strands, Taliban and civil activists - in their personal

9 July 2019

Security officials reported the arrest of deputy of Taliban’s Military Commission for northern provinces along with two of his comrades. Security sources said that deputy of the Taliban's military commission for northern provinces was arrested along with two of his comrades on Tuesday by Balkh police from Du Rahi Hairatan. The Taliban official was identified as

9 July 2019

US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad has left for China from Doha. Up until now, he was in Doha, Qatar for the US-Taliban negotiations and is now headed to China, after which he will return to Washington. Meanwhile, the Intra-Afghan conference on peace also took place in Doha and concluded on Monday, and was much

9 July 2019

Presidential Spokesman Sediq Sediqi while speaking at a press conference in the Government Media and Information Center (GMIC) in Kabul said that the Qatar meeting has created more trust among Afghans. Sediqqi added that they hope that the US and the Taliban agree on an peace agreement ahead of September 1. He also clarified that President Ghani

9 July 2019

Four IS-K terrorists were killed in Kunar province, as per security officials. The Afghan Ministry of Defense said in a statement on Tuesday that, as a result of security forces clearance operation in Sawkai district of the province 4 IS-K terrorists were killed. One IS-K terrorist was detained in the operation and some arms and ammunition were

9 July 2019

Local officials have reported the killing of seven members of a family as a result of an airstrike in Baghlan province. Confirming the incident, press office of Baghlan province said on Tuesday that, as a result of airstrike carried out around 1AM to suppress Taliban insurgents in Katab Khel village in Dand-e-Shahabuddin district, a residential house

9 July 2019

The Afghan Afghanistan has reported the killing of five Taliban insurgents including an Uzbek citizen of the group in Faryab province. Commando special forces carried out an operation in Tuklai Khwaja Namosi area in surrounding of Pashtun Kot district of Faryab, as a result a foreign Uzbek citizen of Taliban group and four insurgents were killed, Mohammad Hanif Rezaee spokesman of 209th Shahin Corps

9 July 2019

The NATO in Afghanistan Twitter page announced that today, Tuesday, is Ms Holly Holzer’s first day as the new NATO Deputy Senior Civilian Representative in Afghanistan. Ms Holzer has extensive knowledge and experience of Afghanistan and as a US diplomat, her expertise in Afghanistan is a great asset for the NATO as well as the country. Earlier

9 July 2019

Security forces have reported that 162 individuals were detained in the last two weeks in Kabul due to connection with various crimes. Moinuddin Seyal, the head of criminal investigation department of Kabul Police said on Tuesday in a video message that security forces in Kabul have arrested 162 suspects for various crimes during the past two

9 July 2019

Qatar’s Special Envoy for Counterterrorism and Mediation in Conflict Resolution Mutlaq bin Majid Al Qahtani has announced in statement about the the success and positive result of the two-day Intra-Afghan Peace talks held in Doha under the auspices of the State of Qatar and Germany. “We are very pleased today fo reach a joint statement as

9 July 2019