(BNA): The U.S. and British embassies in Kabul said on Monday the insurgent Taliban may have committed war crimes in southern Afghanistan by carrying out revenge murders of civilians, a charge denied by the insurgents. The U.S. Embassy in the capital Kabul tweeted a statement accusing the Taliban of killing dozens of civilians in the area
(BNA): The situation in Afghanistan is of deep concern to all members of the UN Security Council, President of the Council for the month of August Ambassador T S Tirumurti has said, underlining that “we cannot have terrorist camps” once again moving back into the war-torn country that will have a “direct impact” on India.
(France 24): Dozens of civilians have already died in the battle for Lashkar Gah, a city of 200,000 people that would be the biggest urban prize since the insurgents launched a nationwide offensive in May. The Taliban have taken control of vast swathes of the countryside and key border towns as they have rushed to
(Hindustan Times): Amrullah Saleh also chanted Allah-o-Akbar and slammed Pakistan for its support to the Taliban. "God is not Pakistan's product," the Afghan vice president said. For six year, Saleh was a key figure in the anti-Taliban fight as head of the National Directorate for Security Afghanistan vice president Amrullah Saleh (right) gestures holding his
(KHAAMA Press): The anti-Taliban rallying calls which were firstly chanted by people in Herat province Monday night spread to the Afghan capital Kabul, Khost, Nangarhar, and Kunar provinces the following night. In Kabul, thousands of people took to the streets chanting ALLAH AKBAR (God is Great) to oppose the Taliban offensive and support the Afghan
(ATN News): The Taliban and the Kabul government are far apart in U.S.-backed talks on bringing peace to Afghanistan, with the insurgents demanding “the lion’s share of power” in any new government, the special U.S. envoy said on Tuesday. Afghan-born veteran U.S. diplomat Zalmay Khalilzad’s bleak assessment of the peace process coincides with Taliban advances
(BNA): The attack ended near the house of Acting Minister of National Defense in Shirpur, Kabul and ended in clashes. The bombers exploded a car bomb near house of Acting Minister of Defense and entered the houses and clashed with security forces. A spokesman for the Interior Ministry said that after the incident, members of
(TOLO News): A car bomb attack occurred near the residence of acting Defense Minister Gen. Bismillah Mohammadi at around 8pm (local time) in downtown Kabul on Tuesday evening, followed by sporadic gunfire and hand grenade blasts. The attack happened in the Shirpoor area of Kabul’s District 10, an area crowded with houses owned by high-ranking