Monthly Archives: September 2019

Clearing Operations Continue in Farah

(BNA) Clearing operations of Afghan security forces continues in Anardara District, Farah province for elimination of insurgents. Mohibullah Mohib police spokesman of Farah told BNA, in the operations several regions of the province were cleared from insurgents. During the operations, five Taliban have been arrested and numerous of weapons were seized by security forces, he

Forged images bring angst to electioneering

(Pajhwok): Political experts have called for stopping the release of photo shopped images on social media (Facebook and Twitter) defaming presidential candidates. But the Independent Election Complains Commission (IECC) and the Ministry of Telecommunications and Information and Technology (MoTIT) say controlling all social media pages is difficult. The existence of fake pages has worsened the

Afghan peace deal — Taliban’s perspective

(The Express Tribune): Last week, we discussed the US perspective on the failure of the Afghan peace deal. In this piece, we will attempt to glean what possibly could be the Taliban position. Generally in the debate and analyses surrounding the deal, very little is known about the Taliban perspective except for some brief statements

Taliban have changed: Pakistan PM

(1 TV News): “Ifeel that this is not the Taliban which was there when—in 2001 who was displaced by the U.S. Things have changed,” Khan said speaking at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. “You know, they say that you only cross the river once. Realities have changed. They have learned,” Khan said.

Taliban Militants Killed in ASF Clash

(BNA) Ten armed Taliban militants were killed in a clash by Afghan Security Forces in Urozgan province last night. The clash occurred in Dehrawod District while a group of militaries attacked on Taliban motorcyclists. ANA senior commander in south of the country told BNA, ten armed Taliban were killed in the attack. No any harm

Imran Khan blames Donald Trump tweet for derailing Afghan peace deal

(Hindustan Times): Hours before a planned meeting with Donald Trump, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan blamed him for derailing a peace deal aimed at ending the longest-running war in U.S. history. Speaking at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, Khan said he would urge Trump to resume talks with the Taliban to pave

Special Forces detain Taliban militants, destroy cache of weapons in Kabul

(KHAAMA PRESS): The Afghan Special Forces detained two Taliban militants during separate operations in Kabul. The military officials said Tuesday the Special Forces arrested a Taliban militant during a raid in Sarobi district of Kabul. The officials further added that the Special Forces also destroyed a small cache of weapons during the raid. Furthermore, the

Taliban Mine Factory Destroyed in Baghlan

(BNA): Taliban mine factory was destroyed in Baghlan province yesterday. Abdul Ghafar Nooristani press in charge of Khas operation army corps told BNA, the commando forces discovered and destroyed a mine factory of Taliban in Baghlan Jadeed District. In the operation of commando forces, Ghulam Bai village of the mentioned district was cleared from insurgents.

Taliban Shadow Governor Killed By ASF Operation

(BNA): Taliban shadow governor for Zary District, Balkh province was killed by Afghan security forces operation last night. Mohammad Haneef Rezayee spokesman of Shaheen 209 army corps told BNA, Mawlavi Ghul Ahmad shadow governor of Taliban for Zary District with his eight colleagues was killed by Afghan security forces operation in outskirt of the district.

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