Monthly Archives: January 2020

CAPS hosts German Special Representative HE Markus Potzel

On January 18, 2020 CAPS Chairman Hekmat K. Karzai hosted German Special Representative to Afghanistan and Pakistan Ambassador Markus Potzel along with his colleagues Ambassador Peter Prugel, Nina Horre, and from Berghoff Foundation Professor Hans-Joachim Giessmann and Theresa Breitmaier. In the meeting Iran’s position in the region, Afghan government’s status and position in the peace

CAPS Chairman hosts British Ambassador to Afghanistan HE Alison Blake

On January 13, 2020 CAPS Chairman Hekmat K. Karzai hosted British Ambassador to Afghanistan HE Alison Blake. Mr Karzai after welcoming the guests on their first visit to CAPS exchanged views on his shared experiences in the region with Ambassador Blake. Both sides in the meeting discussed the peace process, the presidential election results and

Khalilzad, Gen. Miller to Discuss Afghan Peace at NATO

(TOLO News): She said in a tweet “The US and NATO allies remain committed in our military and diplomatic efforts to help bring the war in Afghanistan to an end, ensure that we are never again threatened by terrorists operating from Afghanistan’s soil, and to create the conditions for Afghans to come together to negotiate

Afghan commandos free 62 prisoners from Taliban jail in Badghis

(ONE TV): The commandos conducted the raid against the prison in Bokak area of Bala Murghab district, Fawad Aman, MoD said in a statement. Those freed included 55 army soldiers, four commandos, two border police and one police, the statement said. Five Taliban militants were detained during the raid while several others were killed or

120 Taliban Insurgents Killed in Balkh Operation

(BNA): Police chief of Balkh said that during the last week 120 Taliban insurgents were killed in clearing operations of Shaheen 209 army corps in that province. Ajamal Fayez police chief of Balkh told BNA, 120 armed Taliban were killed and their strongholds have been demolished in the operations. Fayez added that the security situation

Over 13 security forces killed in Taliban attack – Kunduz

(ATN News): Safiullah Amiri, the Baghlan provincial council deputy, said that on Tuesday night at 12 am, the Taliban had attacked the centre of Dasht-e Archi district of Kunduz province and killed 12 army men and one policeman, and wounded 8 army men and 4 policemen, adding that 3 army soldiers were missing. Local officials,

Deadly Raid between Army Troop and Taliban in Zabul

(BNA): Zabul, Shahjou District witnesses last night’s heaviest battle between invaders and army troops. The battle followed the Taliban’s attack on army troops. Atal army corps in south of the country with releasing a statement said, eight Taliban and three army troops were killed in the clash. National Army soldiers said that two local commanders

Taliban Associates Killed in Kandahar Strikes

(BNA): Eight Taliban associates were killed in an air strike in Kandahar last night. The Taliban were suppressed on their strongholds in Shahwalikot district. Atal army corps media office in south of country with releasing a statement said, two hideouts of Taliban have been destroyed and eight Taliban associated group were killed. Likewise, police with

Govt Forces Suffer ‘Heavy Casualties’ in Taliban Attack in Kunduz

(TOLO News): The attack took place on Tuesday night at a joint security forces base in Dasht-e-Archi district, according to the source. “14 soldiers and a policeman were killed in the attack, and eight soldiers, two police, and three local police were wounded,” the source said. “The Taliban have taken four other soldiers captive,” the

Taliban kill over a dozen Afghan forces in Kunduz attack

(ONE TV): Thirteen others were wounded in the attack which happened in Culop area of Dasht-i-Archi district. The deaths included 14 army soldiers and one member of national police. Eight soldiers, two national police and three police were wounded. Four soldiers were captured by the militants. Safiullah Amiri, the provincial council chief, confirmed to 1TV

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