Daily Archives: August 26, 2019

Taliban kidnap, assassinate provincial council member in Samangan

(Afghanistan times) KABUL: Local officials in northern Afghanistan say that the Taliban militants had killed Sayed Aleem Sadati, a member of the provincial council member for Samangan, after abducting him in the neighboring province of Baghlan. The officials said that Sadati was abducted along with four others by the Taliban fighters on Saturday morning in

Taliban’s head of Kangaroo Courts killed in Ghazni airstrike

(KHAAMA PRESS): airstrike killed the head of Kangaroo Courts of Taliban in south-eastern Ghazni province, the local authorities said.The Provincial Governor’s Office said in a statement that the security forces conducted an airstrike in Deh Yak district on Sunday. The statement further added that the airstrike killed Fateh Khan, the head of Kangaroo Courts of

Karzai strongly condemns US airstrike in Logar

(Afghanistan times) KABUL: Former President, Hamid Karzai condemned with the strongest terms an airstrike conducted by the US air force in Logar province. The attack was launched on residential areas, according to witnesses, who said several civilians including women and children were killed and injured. Karzai once again called for an immediate stop of military

Afghanistan celebrates independence centenary in Seoul

(The koria times): The Embassy of Afghanistan in Seoul celebrated the country's centenary of independence from Great Britain last week. The celebration came in the lead-up to the Afghan presidential election on Sept. 28, which is being overshadowed by negotiations between the United States and the Taliban to end the 18-year war. Afghan President Ashraf

President Ghani Performs Umrah, Prays for Peace in Afghanistan

Monday, August 26, 2019 Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and his accompanied delegation performed Umrah during an official visit to Saudi Arabia. After Tawaf al Umrah l and praying in Masjid al Haram, the country’s President prayed for lasting peace and stability, consolidation of national unity, prosperity of Afghanistan people and the Muslim Umrah.

OIC Support Peace, Election in Afghanistan

Monday, August 26, 2019 Kabul (BNA) In a meeting with the country’s president at Jeddah city of Saudi Arabia Secretary General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) expressed his full support to the peace talks and the presidential election in Afghanistan, a statement from the Presidential Press Office said Sunday. At the meeting,

Afghan Special Forces rescue 15 people from a Taliban prison in Kunduz

(KHAAMA PRESS): The Afghan Special Forces rescued 15 people from a Taliban prison during an operation in northern Kunduz province. The Special Operations Corps said the Special Forces conducted the raid in Imam Sahib district late on Sunday night. Meanwhile, the military officials said the operation demonstrated the Afghan Special Security Force’s (ASSF) commitment to

Ghani Praises OIC’s Role In Promoting Peace

(TOLO news): Arab News reports that Mr. Ghani said Afghanistan sought to develop ties with the OIC to carry out cultural and social projects to combat extremism, hatred and terrorism. Mr. Al-Othaimeen reiterated the organization’s commitment to promoting peace, security, stability and development in Afghanistan. He also praised the role of the Afghan government in

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