Day 14: How Much Longer will it Take Negotiators to Launch First Round of Intra-Afghan Talks?

(KHAAMA press): DOHA, Qatar – Day 14, both the Afghan and Taliban contact groups in Doha met twice on Wednesday; yet still could not reach to an agreement on the procedural rules aim to guide the formal talks, leaving the entire nation – including international allies – with one question in mind: How much longer

By |2020-09-26T04:56:52+00:00September 26th, 2020|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

Violence Increases, No Progress Reported in Peace Talks

(TOLO News): On Wednesday, the contact groups from both sides met twice but did not reach an agreement about the procedural rules intended to guide the formal talks, which have still not begun since the opening ceremony two weeks ago. The Taliban has increased attacks in several parts of the country including Uruzgan, Kunduz, Maidan

By |2020-09-26T04:51:53+00:00September 26th, 2020|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

Khalilzad is ‘confident’ of peace in Afghanistan

(Afghanistan Times): The US Special Envoy for Afghanistan Reconciliation, Zalmay Khalilzad claims confidence of peace in Afghanistan. Khalilzad said Friday that his optimism to the peace in the war-torn country was based on the meetings he had held with the leaders of the government of Afghanistan and Taliban group. However, Khalilzad said that the two

By |2020-09-26T04:47:54+00:00September 26th, 2020|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

Afghanistan Reports Zero Coronavirus Death, 16 Positive

(KHAAMA press): In total, at least 296 samples were taken for swap test and 16 turned positive, bringing the total positive cases nationwide to 39,186. The country did not record any dead during the past 24 hours, according to the ministry. From beginning of the outbreak, the county registered at least 39,186 infected patients, of

By |2020-09-26T04:44:02+00:00September 26th, 2020|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

No Doha Contact Group Meetings in Past 2 Days

(TOLO News): The Taliban demands recognition of the US-Taliban agreement as the 'mother deal' underlying the Afghan peace negotiations, and Hanafi Figh as the sole religious legal guidelines for the talks. Reports say that the republic's team has suggested alternatives to the Taliban’s demands. The republic's team has proposed that if a religious issue arises

By |2020-09-26T04:39:36+00:00September 26th, 2020|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

Pakistan PM discusses peace process with Afghan leader

(AA news): Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday evening spoke with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and discussed the ongoing peace process in Afghanistan to end the 19-years long conflict in the war-torn country. According to a statement issued from Prime Minister office at Islamabad, Khan had a telephone conversation with President Ghani and discussed

By |2020-09-26T04:34:42+00:00September 26th, 2020|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

Pak, China special envoys discuss Afghan peace process

(The Nation): China's Special Envoy for Afghanistan Affairs, Ambassador Liu Jian Friday called on Special Representative for Afghanistan, Ambassador Muhammad Sadiq and discussed the latest status of the Afghan peace process. Ambassador Sadiq briefed the visiting dignitary on Pakistan’s facilitative role in the Afghan peace process, a press release issued here by the Ministry of

By |2020-09-26T04:31:07+00:00September 26th, 2020|Categories: Archived News|1 Comment

Taliban kill scores of surrendered govt. forces

(Afghanistan Times): Taliban insurgents have killed 28 government forces in the south after the besieged forces surrendered, officials said. Zelagay Ebadi, governor spokesman for Uruzgan province, where the incident happened, said Friday that the militants killed soldiers in the Gizab district. Killing of prisoners of war is considered war crime, according to the Geneva Convention

By |2020-09-26T04:27:04+00:00September 26th, 2020|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments
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