Daily Archives: August 21, 2019

Two Arrested on Suspicion of Drug Trafficking in Nangarhar

Jalalabad (BNA) Two men were arrested with consignment of narcotic drug in Nangarhar province. The two men have been detained in two clearing operations conducted by ANA forces from Jalalabad city and Pecheragam District.Ataullah Khogyani spokesman for Nangarhar governor told BNA, the two men wanted to transfer dozens kg of hashish and opium to unknown

US Envoy for Afghanistan Heads to Doha for More Talks with Taliban

VOA News: The State Department says the U.S. special envoy for Afghanistan is traveling to Doha Tuesday to resume talks with the Taliban on a peace agreement aimed at ending the 18-year conflict in the country.A statement says Zalmay Khalizad will also travel to Kabul to "consult with the leadership of the Afghan government on

Norway ‘Ready’ To Host Afghan Peace Negotiations

TOLO NEWS: The statement said that Mr. Abdullah and the Norwegian envoy discussed latest developments in the preparations of Norway for hosting intra-Afghan negotiations.The talks are expected to take place after the US signs a peace deal with the Taliban in Doha – probably in the coming days.Mr. Abdullah said in a tweet that called

20 militants killed in southern Afghanistan’s Uruzgan province

BERNAMA: TIRIN KOT (Afghanistan), Aug 21 -- A total of 20 militants have been confirmed dead as security forces launched cleanup operations in Charchino district of the southern Uruzgan province on Tuesday, Xinhua news agency reported, quoting an army spokesman Abdul Ghafar Nuristani on Wednesday.The operations, according to the official, launched on Tuesday night in

Afghan Special Forces kill, detain 16 Taliban militants in Logar

KHAAMA PRESS: The Afghan Special Forces conducted separate operations in central Logar province killing or detaining at least 16 Taliban militants.The informed military sources said Wednesday that the Special Forces killed 9 Taliban militants during a raid in Azrah district of Logar.The sources further added that the Special Forces arrested 5 Taliban militants during a

Khalilzad Heads to Qatar, Kabul for New Round of Peace Talks

Ariana News: U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo stated that Mr. Khalilzad’s trip to Kabul has started and after a meeting with Afghan Officials on the ninth round of Peace Talks, he shall depart to Qatar for meeting with Taliban representatives.In Kabul, he will consult with the leadership of the Afghan government on the peace

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