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Afghan VP Amrullah Saleh takes to street, targets Pakistan and Taliban

(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

Anti-Taliban chants, thousands including vice-President Saleh took to streets

(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

Taliban seek ‘lion’s share of power’ in deadlocked peace talks: Khalilzad

(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

Police Operation in Shirpur, Kabul, Ended, All Attackers Killed

(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

Gunmen Attack Acting Defense Minister’s House in Kabul

(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

Qureshi Says Taliban Will Keep Daesh Out of Afghanistan: Media

(TOLO News): Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said during a press conference that the Afghan Taliban would not allow Daesh militants to infiltrate Afghanistan, The News reported Sunday. Qureshi reportedly also said that the Afghan forces had the capacity to combat Daesh in Afghanistan. The foreign minister also reiterated that peace in Afghanistan was necessary

Herat conflicts, Special Forces deployed to suppress Taliban- Report

(KHAAMA Press):  After the Taliban fighter entered the provincial capital of western Herat province on Friday they were repelled and the Afghan government sent reinforcement on Sunday. Meanwhile, the Ministry of Defense on Sunday said that 66 Taliban fighters were killed and 13 more wounded as a result of airstrikes in Enjeel district and center

Taliban Attacks Repulsed in Takhar

(BNA):  Twenty-two Taliban insurgents were killed in clashes between the Taliban and security and defense forces in Takhar last night. Khalil Asir, spokesman for the Takhar police chief told BNA that the armed Taliban carried out large-scale attacks on several military bases in the villages of Qara Parchab, Panjshiri Gheshlagh, Abdal and around the airport,

66 Taliban Terrorists Killed in Herat Airstrike

(BNA): 66 Taliban insurgents were killed in an airstrike in Herat last night. Fawad Aman, Deputy Spokesman of the Ministry of National Defense, told BNA, the airstrikes targeted Taliban strongholds in the Rizshak area Injil district and the Pul-e-Malan area in the provincial capital, killing 66 Taliban insurgents and wounding 13 others. The airstrikes also

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