Afghan National Security Advisor Hamdullah Mohib met with Australian delegation led by Dr. Lachlan Strahan, the Assistant Secretary South West Asia, Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Kabul today.   Both sides discussed the Afghan peace process, possible cease fire, upcoming election and regional cooperation. The delegation also reaffirmed Australia’s support for an intra-Afghan peace process,

7 May 2019

U.S. commander in Afghanistan General Austin Scott Miller who heads NATO Resolute Support Mission on his visit to Faryab said that the operations against the militant groups will continue. Gen. Miller made the remarks during a security meeting which was organized in northern Faryab province earlier on Tuesday. A number of top Afghan security and defense officials

7 May 2019

Counter Narcotics Justice Center of Afghanistan (CNJC) says that in the past week, security and intelligence forces arrested 34 including four women in connection to 28 drug trafficking cases. “The cases of these individuals were transferred to the justice center for prosecution,” the CNJC said. Counter Narcotics Justice Center said in a statement on Tuesday that, of

7 May 2019

The US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad visited India as anticipated on Monday. This is in the middle of United States-Taliban talks which have taken a one-day break on the occasion of Ramadan. Khalilzad had a meeting with India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and briefed her on peace efforts in Afghanistan, the Indian Foreign Affairs Ministry’s spokesman Raveesh Kumar said in

7 May 2019

The commander of 209th Shahin Corps in the north of the country says that the reason of disruption of the provinces related to this Corps is due to the failure of the parties to divide the government's privileges and lack of compromise between the prominent figures of the north in selecting individuals for important government positions. In response to remarks of First VP, General

7 May 2019

It was announced in a statement by the presidential information coordination centre that a total of 64 Taliban insurgents were killed across Afghanistan in the past 24 hours. In an airstrike by Afghan Air Force in Maiwand district of Kandahar province, 11 Taliban insurgents were killed and 2 enemy HQs as well as 2 enemy vehicles destroyed. In an ANDSF operation in Khoshamand district of

7 May 2019

Patrick Shanahan, the US Acting Secretary of Defense has clarified that the announced deployment of USAirForce bomber task force to the CENTCOM area of responsibility was approved by him on Monday. He said that the decision “represents a prudent repositioning of assets in response to indications of a credible threat by Iranian regime forces”. Shanahan called on

7 May 2019