Daily Archives: August 27, 2019

Taliban Sustained Casualties in Baghlan

(BNA) Taliban suffered casualties in a clash between Taliban and security troops in Nahreen District, Baghlan province. Mohammad Sarwar Akbari governor of Nahreen district told BNA the clash began after the Taliban established a checkpoint in Nahreen district. According to Akabri, Taliban suffered huge casualties during the clash, but exact figures is not clear yet.

Afghan & Iran top agenda at Moscow meet

(DNA): India's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will hold talks with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Moscow on Wednesday regarding the developing situation in Afghanistan, Iran and Gulf. Both countries have stakes in the West Asia region and any development will impact India's energy interest. "They will discuss...efforts to preserve the joint comprehensive plan

Taliban Attack on Police Checkpoint Prevented in Laghman

Mehtarlam (BAKHTAR NEWS): Taliban attack on a police checkpoint was prevented in Laghman province.The air forces targeted two Taliban insurgents who organized this attack. ANA senior commander in Selab army corps in east of the country told BNA, an attacker was killed and another has been wounded in the air raid. The attacker riding a

Taliban’s shadow district chief among 15 killed in Balkh province

(KHAAMA PRESS): The security forces killed at least 15 Taliban militants during the latest operations in Balkh province. The 209th Shaheen Corps said in a statement the security forces conducted the operations in Sholgara district of Balkh. The statement further added that the security forces killed 15 Taliban militants during the operations including Malwavi Abdul

We need to take the best deal we can get in Afghanistan

(The Washington post): Jarrett Blanc is a senior fellow in the Geoeconomics and Strategy Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He was the deputy special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan from 2012 to 2014, responsible for U.S.-Taliban negotiations, and was principal deputy special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan from 2014 to 2015.The United

Taliban, U.S. Peace Talks Enter Their Fifth Day

(RFE/RL): Peace talks to end the 18-year war in Afghanistan continued on August 27 as potentially fateful dialogue to allow the United States to wind down its deployment entered their fifth day in the Qatari capital of Doha. AFP reported discussions lasted into the night as Taliban and U.S. representatives were seen “shuttling between the

Afghan deal expected this week, say Taliban

(International THE NEWS): The US and Taliban officials have been negotiating in Qatar since last year on an agreement centred on the withdrawal of US forces, and an end to their longest-ever war, in exchange for a Taliban guarantee that international militant groups will not plot from Afghan soil. US negotiators have been pressing the

Afghanistan peace talks open way for China’s Belt and Road

(NIKKEI ASIAN REVIEW): ISLAMABAD -- As the U.S. and Afghanistan's Taliban militants head toward a long-awaited peace deal, China and its Belt and Road Initiative are looming larger over the Central Asian country's future. The U.S. and the Taliban "seem to be close to an agreement which, for the first time, could bring a cease-fire

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