Daily Archives: October 21, 2020

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Taliban Militants Killed in Kandahar Latest Clash

(BNA): Ten Taliban insurgents were killed and five others were wounded in the latest fighting in Kandahar. The Taliban were targeted in Nish district last night as they prepared to attack a military base. The Special Operations Corps said in a statement that ten Taliban insurgents were killed and five others wounded in the fighting.

Afghan forces kill 25 Taliban rebels in Helmand, Nimroz

(Afghanistan Times): The Afghan security forces have killed at least 25 Taliban militants in a counterattack after the militants attacked their checkpoints in Helmand and Nimroz provinces. Another nine Taliban fighters were wounded in the attack Taliban planned to attack Afghan forces outposts in Helmand and Nimroz province, where they faced assault by Afghan security

12 Police Force Members Killed in Nimroz Blasts

(TOLO News): Sediqqi said the two explosions happened near the center of Kang district on Tuesday. Both were roadside bomb blasts, he said. The first incident occurred when a Humvee police vehicle hit a roadside bomb and five police were killed.   He said that the second explosion occurred when a vehicle carrying seven police force

Latest Doha talks fail to clinch deal on ground rules

(Afghanistan Times): Delegates of the Afghan government and the Taliban negotiating a political settlement to end Afghanistan’s war have again failed to clinch a deal after the stalled talks restarted in Qatar. Both sides acknowledge that the agreement was only to continue talks to resolve differences and the delegates met on Monday again. But despite

Afghan, Uzbek Officials Meet in Kabul, Sign Agreements

(TOLO News): In his meeting with Ghani, Umurzakov said his country supports the peace process and the Afghan government’s plans, the Palace said in a statement.  The two sides discussed ways to further strengthen bilateral, economic and trade ties as well as cultural cooperation between the two countries, the Palace said.   The Uzbek delegation attended

President, PM discuss Afghan peace process with Hekmatyar

(Pakistan Today): President Dr Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan met Afghanistan’s Hizb-e-Islami leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, who called on them separately during his three-day visit to Pakistan. During the meeting, the president said that Pakistan would continue to support the Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace process for an inclusive, broad-based and comprehensive political settlement in

Gailani calls for Afghans to unite under the umbrella of Islam

(ATN News): Gailani called on both government and the Taliban to take steps consistent with what “the mighty Allah has said about peace”. Citing the Holy Quran, Gailani said “and peace is good”  and that “we should do good for the people.” “We are both Afghan and Muslim and it is the Afghans and Muslims

US and Taliban agree to cease fighting in Afghanistan

(Digital Journal): The US airstrikes were in clear violation of the Doha agreement signed in February and the Taliban was warning they would retaliate over them. The Taliban offensive in the province of Helmand also threatened intra-Afghan peace talks. The agreement is likely to bring calm to both situations. The Taliban did not lose much