Daily Archives: January 27, 2020

20 People Wounded in Grenade Attack in Khost

(TOLO TV): The provincial governor's spokesman, Talib Mangal, confirmed the incident and said it occured in Alishir district of Khost province. According to Mangal, there is, so far, no clear motive for the attack, but investigations are underway. No group including the Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack.

Abdullah Criticizes Palace for ‘Impeding’ Peace Process

(TOLO TV): Abdullah argued that instead of imposing more conditions, all offered opportunities should be taken advantage of for peace.   Abdullah Abdullah, his deputy Mohammad Mohaqiq, senior campaign team members and Abdullah’s running mates Assadullah Saadati and Babur Farahmand made speeches at the event, mainly accusing President Ghani of “monopolizing” power and the peace process. 

Most Afghans want peace with Taliban, stress ceasefire

(Pajhwok): Nine of every 10 Afghans support peace with the Taliban and 68 percent want a ceasefire ahead of open-ended intra-Afghan talks, shows a new survey by Pajhwok Afghan News. Pajhwok launched the online survey on peace in Pashto, Dari and English languages from January 6 to January 18. The survey covered 2,250 people, including 89 (four percent) were women and the

Taliban Senior Commander Killed in Zabul Raid

(BNA): Taliban senior commander was killed in Afghan Security Forces strike in Zabul last night. The raid carried out on hideout of Taliban in Arghanb district, two other Taliban fighters were killed and four others were injured. The Taliban were suppressed on their hideouts. Atal army corps in south of the country with releasing a

Awareness Workshop Urges Women Presence in Peace Talks

(BNA): A one-day women rights awareness workshop urged for wide women representation in the process on Sunday. The workshop was held at National Gallery Hall of the Ministry of Information and Culture and attended by a number of cultural women and media journalists, mostly from Government entities, in which the role of women for restoration

TAPI Pipeline Project Faces More Delays in Afghanistan

(TOLO News): Work on the project in Afghanistan began in February 2018 and will include a 1,814-kilometer gas pipeline intended to pass through Afghanistan to Pakistan and India, with at least 816 kilometers of the pipeline passing through Afghanistan. The pipeline will pass through Herat, Farah, Nimroz, Helmand and Kandahar provinces in Afghanistan. In Afghanistan,

ASF Deadly Raids on Taliban Hideout in Kandahar

(BNA): Six assaulters were killed in an air raid of Afghan Security Forces on their hideout in Kandahar last night. The Taliban were targeted in Maiwand District while making bombs. Media office of Atal army corps in south of the country with releasing a statement said, a hideout of Taliban with all war equipment has

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