Daily Archives: February 4, 2020

Khalilzad Briefs NUG Leaders on Afghanistan Peace Process

(BNA): US special representative for Afghanistan reconciliation, Dr. Zalmay Khalilzad, in a meeting with President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, shared information about the latest development in peace process with the Taliban representatives and the Pakistani authorities, a statement from the Presidential Palace said Sunday. At the meeting which was held

Taliban set ablaze a school in Takhar

(ATN NEWS): Hessamuddin Nazari, the program director of the provincial education directorate, said that the militants set a girl’s school on fire, in Bodala village, in the provincial capital of Taleqan city. Khalil Asir, a spokesman for Takhar police, told Ariana News that the incident took place at around 11 am, Monday, and all the

Precondition for Taliban talks deterrence for peace: Abdullah

(Afghanistan Times): President Ghani’s sharp escalation in rhetoric and statement that peace talks would be held with rebel groups only if they cease fighting has evoked reactions, with pro-talk chief executive Dr. Abdullah terming the precondition as deterrence to peace. This is amid Ghani administration’s tussle to secure a leverage in the shaky process, with

Villages wiped out of Taliban in Kunduz

(Afghanistan Times): At least six villages have been wiped out of Taliban fighters during several military raids conducted by the Afghan security forces in northern Kunduz province, military officials said Monday. The Pamir “217” corps in a statement said that four Taliban militants have been killed during operations in Bagh-e-Shirkat village of capital city. “12

Dignified, Lasting Peace Demand of Every Afghan: Dr. Abdullah

(BNA): Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah chaired the council of ministers meeting here at the Sapidar Palace yesterday, a statement said. Addressing his opening remarks, CE Abdullah said a dignified peace was the will of each and every Afghans, adding that he was supporting any practical steps in the process, the statement from CE Press

Taliban Local Commander Killed in Balkh Operation

(BNA): Taliban local commander with five other insurgents were killed in clearing operation of Afghan Security Forces in Balkh yesterday. Mohammad Hanef Rezaee Shaheen 209 army corps spokesman told BNA, the Taliban were killed in a clearing operation of Afghan Security Forces in outskirt of Khairabad village, Doulatabad district. A vehicle, three motorbikes and numerous

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