Daily Archives: November 27, 2019

IECC yet to receive list of electoral criminals

(Afghanistan Times): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) says it hasn’t yet received the list of people charged with electoral crimes, one week after a deadline for the referring of these people by the independent election commission. Qotbuddin Roydar, a member of the electoral complaints commission, said Tuesday that the election commission hadn’t fulfilled its

Terrorists Killed in Zabul Clash

(BNA): Six armed terrorists were killed in a clash by security forces in Zabul province. The terrorists were targeted in suburb of Shahjou district bazaar while destructive activities. ANA top commander in Atal army corps in south of the country told BNA, four terrorists were killed in the conflict. Numerous of heavy and light weapons

Ghani Adviser Earns $150K On The Side From US University

(TOLO news): TOLOnews has obtained a document showing that Shad Mohammad Sargand, a senior adviser to President Ghani, also received a salary from the US’s Ohio University—while serving as adviser—over the past two years. Sargand, who was a professor at the Russ College of Engineering and Technology at Ohio University in the US state of

US Ambassador Bass Condemns Arrest of Logar Activists by NDS

(TOLO news): The US Ambassador to Afghanistan John Bass, followed by envoys from other nations including Germany and the Netherlands, on Tuesday night strongly reacted to the arrest of Afghan activists who exposed reports of alleged sexual abuse of children and youth in multiple schools in Logar province. Their reactions came minutes after President Ashraf

Taliban to Face Same Fate as Daesh if Not Accept Peace Talks: President Ghani

(BNA): Welcoming the Afghan security forces for entering offensive position from defense one, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan said that Taliban will face Daesh fate if were not ready to accept peace talks, a statement from the Presidential Palace said Tuesday. Addressing a Women Military Peace and Security Conference, the president on Tuesday

Cooperation to promote peace, security and stability: Raz

(The Kabul Times): Addressing the “The United Nations and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to the United Nations said Cooperation to promote peace, security and stability; preventing the linking of terrorism with organized crime and its financing through drug trafficking” Afghanistan views the Shanghai Cooperation Organization

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