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Friday, Aug 07, 2020


Aug 04, 2020 16:37
Afghanistan will convene a grand assembly of elders, known as the loya jirga, in Kabul on Friday to decide the fate of hundreds of prisoners the Taliban insist should be released before entering peace talks with the government. read more
Aug 02, 2020 21:43
A suicide car bomb and multiple gunmen attacked a prison in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, Afghan officials said, killing at least one person and injuring 20 others. read more
Jul 31, 2020 15:35
Addressing the nation on the Muslim holy day of Eid ul Adha, Ghani said the 400 Taliban are convicted of crimes he has no authority to forgive. Instead, he will call a loya jirga — or traditional grand council of elders — to decide whether they should go free. read more
Jul 28, 2020 21:36
In a statement promising a brief respite to the fighting, Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahed said commanders have been ordered not to carry out operations for three days and nights, but are allowed to defend themselves if attacked. read more
Jul 27, 2020 16:18
The report credited the drop in casualties in part to the reduction of operations by international forces — which now only act when called upon and in support of the Afghan forces. read more
Jul 26, 2020 19:18
The report released this week said the group, known as the Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP), has linked up with the Afghan-based affiliate of the Islamic State group. read more
Jul 23, 2020 10:01
Ali Ahmad Faqir Yar, the governor of Adraskan District in the eastern Afghanistan province of Herat, said at least eight civilians were among the dead. read more
Jul 13, 2020 19:44
The attack took place in Aybak, the capital of the Samangan province. Sediq Azizi, a spokesman for the provincial governor, said another 63 people were wounded in the attack and the ensuing clashes. read more
Jul 13, 2020 19:12
Taliban insurgents launched a complex attack on an intelligence compound in northern Afghanistan on Monday that began with a suicide bombing and killed at least 11 intelligence agency personnel, officials said. read more
Jul 13, 2020 16:07
The officials said there were casualties but they could not provide the number of fatalities as the fighting was still underway. read more
Jul 04, 2020 19:11
Zalmay Khalilzad was wrapping up a week-long trip that included stops in Uzbekistan, Pakistan and the Gulf state of Qatar, where Taliban negotiators are headquartered. read more
Jul 02, 2020 21:24
The European mission heads said the targeted killings against clergy, journalists, human rights defenders, among others, have increased in the recent weeks. read more
Jun 30, 2020 13:22
The Taliban have denied the allegations that they were paid by Russia to kill Americans in Afghanistan. read more
Jun 25, 2020 13:52
The airstrike occurred in Dawlat Abad village in Balkh district, TOLO news quoted Munir Ahmad Farhad, spokesperson for the provincial governor, as saying. read more
Jun 19, 2020 15:58
At least 17 Taliban were killed and 12 were wounded as they attacked Afghan forces in Sarozai district, Paktika province, on Thursday night, Tolo News reported quoting Ministry of Defence. read more