Daily Archives: January 6, 2020

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Taliban Attacked Army Base in Kandahar, No Report of Casualties

(TOLO NEWS): The Taliban attacked an ANA base in the Shargha area of Khakrez district Sunday morning with a motor bomb, the governor’s office said.  According to the governor’s office, the car bomb was identified by security forces and the driver was killed and the bomb was destroyed before it reached its presumed target. The

Taliban: We Don’t Want to be Sacrificed in US-Iran Tension

(TOLO NEWS): A source within the Taliban says the leadership of the group has initially agreed that they do not want to be taken advantage of by recent US-Iran escalation. According to the source, there is acknowledgement that the killing of the Iranian elite force commander Gen. Qassem Soleimani will certainly have an impact on

Taliban could get new defense system if peace push fails

(Afghanistan times): Former spy chief and presidential runner, Rahmatullah Nabil has said the Taliban would get access to the air defense system if the ongoing peace talks didn’t reach a positive solution by “this spring or summer”. “Given the recent developments in the region, I think if the US-Taliban peace deal is not finalized by

Afghan land not to be used against other nations: Ghani

(ATN NEWS): In a statement by Afghan Presidential Office (ARG), President Ashraf Ghani assured Iranian President Hassan Rohani, over a telephone talk, Sunday, that in accordance with the US-Afghan Security Treaty, Afghan territory will never be used, for operations of any sorts, against other nations. According to the statement, Ghani has expressed his condolences to

Taliban Attack Repulsed in Badghis

(BNA): Attack of Taliban on police checkpoints in Qads District, Badghis province was repelled last night. Tahseel Haidari police spokesman of Badghis told BNA correspondent, Taliban carried out attacks on police checkpoints in Qads district, and they were forced to retreat with casualties. In the clash, dozens of Taliban were killed which the exact figures

Taliban Joined Government in Faryab

(BNA): Five Taliban Associates were joined Government in Faryab province yesterday. Mohammad Hanif Rezaee Shaheen 209 army corps spokesman told BNA, the Taliban led by Wazirgul belonged to Mullah Nazem commander of Taliban in Qaisar district, Faryab, who abandoned the war by realizing the legitimacy of the government and joined government with their hand weapons.

Eyewitnesses Says 5 People Killed in NDS Kabul Operation

(TOLO NEWS): At least five people were killed by National Directorate of Security (NDS) forces during an operation in Kabul on Sunday night, eyewitnesses said on Monday. Amer Satar, a former mujahideen leader from Ghorband valley of Parwan province, along with his son and three others, were killed in an NDS operation in the Khair