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Peace seems impossible on Afghanistan’s front lines even as US, Taliban engage in talks

(The Economic Times): Taliban do not want peace," said Zainullah, who like many Afghans only goes by one name. "They are detonating landmines, roadside bombs, sticky bombs and launching rocket attacks." The village is located in Maiwand district -- the scene of a notorious British military defeat in the 19th century -- in Kandahar province,

By |2020-11-07T06:27:00+00:00November 7th, 2020|Categories: Archived News|2 Comments

AAF Airstrikes Claim Taliban Intelligence Commander, 9 Others

(KHAAMA Press): Taliban Intelligence Commander for Nadali District of Helmand Province was killed, with 9 other militant fighters. The Afghan Defense Ministry tweeted, Head of Taliban’s intelligence for Nadali district of Helmand Province was killed with 9 others and Muhibullah, Taliban’s shadow governor for Helmand was wounded in an airstrike yesterday.

By |2020-11-07T06:15:04+00:00November 7th, 2020|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

88 Taliban rebels killed in Kandahar

(Afghanistan Times): Security officials in southern Kandahar province confirmed that 88 Taliban rebels have been killed in latest military stings carried out by the Afghan security forces in Panjwai, Arghandab, Maiwand, Shah Wali Kot and Jiri districts. Provincial Police Chief Spokesman, Jamal Nasser Barakzai said Afghan National Defense and Security Forces with support of Afghan

By |2020-11-07T06:11:55+00:00November 7th, 2020|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

Peace Movement to Protest University Attack on Wednesday, Camping near U.S. Embassy for Ceasefire

(KHAAMA Press): People’s Peace Movement (PPM) will March Kabul on Wednesday to protest the recent attack carried on Kabul University, and will camp out near the United States Embassy in Kabul until warring sides declare a comprehensive ceasefire, according to a statement. The movement is composed of various tribes in Helmand province that together voice

By |2020-11-07T06:09:46+00:00November 7th, 2020|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

Afghan Forces Clear Kandahar’s Arghandab of Taliban: Army Chief

(TOLO News): The Afghan Army Chief Gen. Mohammad Yasin Zia on Friday said the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) have retaken the Arghandab district in the southern Kandahar province from the Taliban days after the group attacked some areas in the district. Zia told TOLOnews that at least 200 Taliban militants were killed in

By |2020-11-07T06:05:06+00:00November 7th, 2020|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

Lack of National Consensus Overshadows Doha Talks: Rabbani

(TOLO News): Salahuddin Rabbani, head of Jamiat-e-Islami party, at a gathering of his supporters in Kabul on Friday said that lack of consensus in the country on the ongoing peace talks with the Taliban in Qatar and absence of Afghanistan's influential politicians in the process have overshadowed the negotiations.   Rabbani, who addressed his supporters, alleged

By |2020-11-07T06:02:17+00:00November 7th, 2020|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

Taliban Leader Killed in Badakhshan Raid

(BNA): A well-known Taliban leader was killed in Badakhshan Shahr-e-Bozorg district along with five others yesterday. Badakhshan police spokesman Sanaullah Rouhani told BNA that Mohammad Aslam and four others were killed after attacking military bases in the village of Espukhah in Shahr-e-Bozorg district. The leader of Taliban played a key role in insecurity the Shahr-e

By |2020-11-07T05:59:24+00:00November 7th, 2020|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

Former Afghan Journalist Killed in Kabul Explosion

(TOLO News): Three people, including former TOLOnews anchor Yama Siawash, were killed in an explosion in Makrorayan-e-Char area in Kabul’s PD9 on Saturday morning, his family confirmed. Kabul police said the explosion happened at around 7:30am on Saturday morning. The explosion was a magnetic IED blast that targeted a vehicle carrying the former journalist and

By |2020-11-07T05:57:27+00:00November 7th, 2020|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments