Ex-Taliban Member Now Runs Govt Institution in Kandahar

(TOLO News): NMawlawi Manzoor Ahmad Husaini had different roles as the Taliban-designated security chief in Badghis, head of military commission in the western zone, and head of the Olympic committee during the group’s regime in Kabul.  Husaini took up arms while at a madrassa and fought in different parts of the country until he joined

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104 Taliban militants killed in latest military stings

(Afghanistan Times): At least 104 Taliban militants were killed and 68 others wounded during latest military stings of the Afghan security forces in different provinces across the country in the past 24 hours, defense ministry said on Tuesday. The latest military crackdowns conducted in Ghazni, Zabul, Herat, Farah, Badghis, Faryab, Balkh, Helmand, Badakhshan and Kandahar

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Four security force members killed in Taliban Kunduz attack

(Afghanistan Times): Officials in the northern Kunduz province reported the death of four police officers that lost their lives in a Taliban attack in PD 5th of the provincial capital city of the same name, Kunduz. Provincial Council Member, Mohammad Yusuf Ayoubi said that the three security forces were taken hostage by the Taliban militants.

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Taliban Say No to Afghan President’s New Peace Plan

(The Medialine): The Taliban has categorically rejected President Ashraf Ghani’s new peace proposal and said the Doha agreement the US and the Islamist movement signed in February 2020 is the “best plan” for peace and stability in Afghanistan. His idea comes on the heels of a new proposed US peace plan that would see Ghani

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Istanbul meeting’s agenda shared with delegations in Doha: Sources

(Afghanistan Times): The U.S. special envoy for Afghanistan, Zalmay Khalilzad has purportedly shared the agenda of the Istanbul meeting with the Afghan government negotiating team and the Taliban delegation in Doha, the capital city of Qatar. Sources privy to the issue in Doha, who wished to go unnamed, said that the agenda includes formation of

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Khalili warns of ‘new crisis’ if peace process fails

(ATN News): Addressing a public gathering in Bamiyan, Khalili stated: “If the peace process faces a stalemate; we are worried [about what happens] on the other side of the issue; that the war would intensify; the situation would get worse,” he said adding that this is what parties to the process need to keep in

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One Civilian Killed in Roadside Blast in Balkh

(TOLO News): The explosion targeted a vehicle in the city of Mazar-e-Sharif at around 8:30 am, the provincial police spokesman Adil Shah Adil said.  He said the civilian was wounded in the explosion but died after he was taken to hospital. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack. This comes as violence continues to

By |2021-04-03T06:25:23+00:00April 3rd, 2021|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

US Lifts Sanctions on ICC Prosecutor Over Afghan War Crimes Probe

(TOLO News): Announcing the decision, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that assessment concluded that the measures adopted by the previous administration “were inappropriate and ineffective.” The Trump administration had imposed financial sanctions and a US visa ban on the ICC’s Gambian-born chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda last year after she launched an investigation into

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President Ghani Praises Australian, Danish Supports for Afghanistan

(BNA): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani received the credentials of new Australian and Danish ambassadors for Afghanistan during separate ceremonies here at the presidential palace on Thursday, a statement said, New Australian and Danish ambassadors to Afghanistan on Thursday pledged their countries’ support to ending war in Afghanistan and restoring durable peace, a statement from Presidential

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