(KHAAMA press): First Vice President Amrullah Saleh said on Monday, at the 6:30 am meeting, that Kabul police had found a safe house in PD8 of Kabul city. The safe house reportedly belonged to the Taliban militants, in which the group have stored different types of IEDs and Magnetic Bombs. Saleh added, that Kabul police
(TOLO News): President Ashraf Ghani met with Afghan Republic negotiators on Sunday evening and assured them of the government’s full support, says the Presidential Palace. The negotiating team of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan will leave for Doha on Monday to begin the next round of the negotiations on Jan. 5. The first round of
(Pajhwok): Five people were killed and nine others were wounded including the provincial Ulema Council head in a car bomb blast in central Kapisa province on Sunday. Abdul ShayiqShurash, police spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News that the dead included three religious scholars and two others. He said MirwaisKarim, head of the KapisaUlema Council, was among
(Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani has reiterated his administration’s unstinted support to his government’s tem for peace negotiations with Taliban. At a meeting with the Massoum Stanikzai-led team here on Sunday night, the president said the entire nation stood firmly behind the delegation. Ghani commended the negotiators, who leave for Doha today, for effectively representing the
(International The News): A string of assassinations has sowed fear and chaos across Afghanistan as a fresh round of peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban begin in Qatar tomorrow (Tuesday).Months of deliberations between the two sides have yielded little so far, but both parties made something of a breakthrough last year when
(The National): When Lieutenant Mohammad Amin and his comrades first spotted small drones near their check post early last year, they dismissed them as toys being used by young Afghans from the city close by. “These were toy drones, operated remotely through smartphones,” said Lt Amin, who is using a pseudonym for fear of Taliban
On 9 December 2020, Mr. Karzai met with Mr. Ayub Ansari, member of the intra-Afghan negotiations team, for a thorough discussion on the progress in Doha, agenda-setting between the two sides, and the steps ahead. During the discussion, Mr. Karzai asserted that finding commonalities, at this stage, is crucial as issues become more complicated.
On 8 December 2020, Mr. Hekmat Khalil Karzai, Chairman of the Centre for Conflict and Peace Studies (CAPS) hosted Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Mansoor Ahmad Khan for a luncheon. Welcoming Amb. Khan on his first visit to CAPS, Mr. Karzai briefed him on CAPS’ activities. Both sides discussed the ongoing intra-Afghan peace
(ATN News): At least 11 police personnel were wounded in a car bomb explosion in Kandahar province on Monday morning, the Ministry of Interior confirmed. According to the ministry, the blast happened at around 10:25 am after a car laden with explosives detonated near the Daman district police headquarters. Jamal Barakzai, a spokesman for the
(DID Press): Afghanistan's national security adviser said on Saturday that a successful peace process with the Taliban will allow the government to focus its resources on countering the Daesh group and its attacks on soft targets. Hamdullah Mohib, Afghanistan's national security adviser said, "We do face a lot of threats... so our resources are stretched."