Daily Archives: December 15, 2019

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Security forces conduct raid for Qaisari’s arrest in Balkh

(Pajhwok): Security forces have launched operation for the arrest of illegal armed group commander Nizamuddin Qaisari in northern Balkh province, an official said on Sunday. Police spokesman Adel Shah Adel told Pajhwok Afghan News that raid conducted on Qaisari’s residence in limits of 5th police district in Azizabad area on Saturday night. He said judicial

By |2019-12-15T09:39:02+00:00December 15th, 2019|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

Trump May Announce Troop Drawdown in Afghanistan: NBC

(TOLO news): US President Donald Trump’s administration may announce the drawdown of "more than 4,000 troops" from Afghanistan "as early next week," NBC reported on Saturday, citing three current and former US officials. The announcement come as Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad has rejoined diplomatic talks with the Taliban, which had broken down

By |2019-12-15T09:35:36+00:00December 15th, 2019|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

UNHCR urges intensified support for displaced Afghans and refugee hosting nations

(The Kabul Times): The UN Refugee Agency, is appealing for intensified support for displaced Afghans and their hosting communities, ahead of the first-ever Global Refugee Forum in Geneva, next week.  “As we enter the fifth decade of Afghan displacement, some 4.6 million Afghans remain uprooted globally – including some 2.7 million registered as refugees, and

By |2019-12-15T09:30:17+00:00December 15th, 2019|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

Airstrikes kill 18 Taliban militants in Ghor, Uruzgan and Kandahar provinces

(KHAAMA PRESS): A series of airstrikes killed at least 18 Taliban militants in Ghor, Uruzan and Kandahar provinces, the informed military officials said Sunday. The officials further added that the security forces conducted the airstrikes in the past 24 hours in the three provinces. Elaborating further, the officials said an airstrike killed 12 militants in

By |2019-12-15T08:27:10+00:00December 15th, 2019|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

Trump plans announcement of Afghan troop drawdown

(New York Post): President Trump plans to announce the drawdown of some 4,000 troops from Afghanistan as early as next week, official sources told NBC News. The US has between 12,000 and 13,000 troops in Afghanistan now. It was unclear when the troop withdrawal would begin. Talks between US peace negotiators and the Taliban, which

By |2019-12-15T08:19:40+00:00December 15th, 2019|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

US to announce withdrawal of 4,000 troops from Afghanistan next week: report

(ONE TV): There are currently about 13,000 US forces in Afghanistan. The news comes days after US negotiator Zalmay Khalilzad resumed talks with the Taliban, which had been halted by President Trump in September. In October, the US military said that it had quietly reduced the number of troops by about 2,000, to bring the

By |2019-12-15T07:54:52+00:00December 15th, 2019|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

Audit, Recount of Votes to Begin in 7 Provinces on Sunday: IEC

(BNA): The Independent Election Commission said that will begin audit and recounting votes in the seven remaining provinces on Sunday, Dec. 15, after head of the stability and convergence electoral team, Dr. Abdullah agreed with the process. “The commission has full preparation to recount the votes,” said IEC spokesperson Abdul Aziz Ibrahimi, adding the presidential

By |2019-12-15T07:52:12+00:00December 15th, 2019|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

Trump administration intends to withdraw more than 4,000 troops from Afghanistan

(KHAAMA PRESS): The administration of President Donald Trump intends to announce the withdrawal of more than 4,000 U.S. troops from Afghanistan, it has been reported. The former and current U.S. officials privy of the development have told NBC News that the Trump administration intends to announce the draw down as early as next week.  The officials

By |2019-12-15T07:47:55+00:00December 15th, 2019|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments