Daily Archives: December 15, 2019

Security forces conduct raid for Qaisari’s arrest in Balkh

(Pajhwok): Security forces have launched operation for the arrest of illegal armed group commander Nizamuddin Qaisari in northern Balkh province, an official said on Sunday. Police spokesman Adel Shah Adel told Pajhwok Afghan News that raid conducted on Qaisari’s residence in limits of 5th police district in Azizabad area on Saturday night. He said judicial

Trump May Announce Troop Drawdown in Afghanistan: NBC

(TOLO news): US President Donald Trump’s administration may announce the drawdown of "more than 4,000 troops" from Afghanistan "as early next week," NBC reported on Saturday, citing three current and former US officials. The announcement come as Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad has rejoined diplomatic talks with the Taliban, which had broken down

Airstrikes kill 18 Taliban militants in Ghor, Uruzgan and Kandahar provinces

(KHAAMA PRESS): A series of airstrikes killed at least 18 Taliban militants in Ghor, Uruzan and Kandahar provinces, the informed military officials said Sunday. The officials further added that the security forces conducted the airstrikes in the past 24 hours in the three provinces. Elaborating further, the officials said an airstrike killed 12 militants in

Trump plans announcement of Afghan troop drawdown

(New York Post): President Trump plans to announce the drawdown of some 4,000 troops from Afghanistan as early as next week, official sources told NBC News. The US has between 12,000 and 13,000 troops in Afghanistan now. It was unclear when the troop withdrawal would begin. Talks between US peace negotiators and the Taliban, which

Audit, Recount of Votes to Begin in 7 Provinces on Sunday: IEC

(BNA): The Independent Election Commission said that will begin audit and recounting votes in the seven remaining provinces on Sunday, Dec. 15, after head of the stability and convergence electoral team, Dr. Abdullah agreed with the process. “The commission has full preparation to recount the votes,” said IEC spokesperson Abdul Aziz Ibrahimi, adding the presidential

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