Daily Archives: October 17, 2020

Afghan Security Forces Push Back Taliban Attack in N. Afghanistan

(BNA): Afghan security forces succeeded to push back Taliban attack in Khost district, northern Baghlan province last night.  Mawlavi Abdul Wali Raji member of provincial council of Baghlan told BNA reporter, group of Taliban fighters have launched attack to capture Khost district’s building, but their attack faced with full resistance of Afghan security forces. Taliban

14 Killed in Crime, Security Incidents in Kabul in 10 Days

(TOLO News): The findings show that five of those killed in crime incidents are military personnel. Three explosions and 20 crime incidents have happened in less than the last 10 days, according to the findings. On Thursday, a group of armed robbers entered Abdulhai Habibi High School in PD8 of Kabul and looted the mobile

Afghanistan, Taliban continue talks to resolve dispute

(Afghanistan Times): Afghanistan is attempting to engage in discussions with the Taliban to resolve the longstanding dispute over the agenda and roadmap for peace talks, after weeks of stalemate in the negotiations to end Afghanistan’s war. The Afghan government and the Taliban’s negotiating teams held a general meeting in Doha Thursday night after weeks of

Escalation of violence stymies peace process, Khalilzad

(Afghanistan Times): US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation, Zalmay Khalilzad said that attacks have been on the rise in recent weeks in Afghanistan that  threatening the peace process and alarming the Afghan people and their regional and international supporters. In series of tweets, Khalilzad said, “Following several meetings General Miller and I had with the

Roadside blast kills six civilians in Ghor

(Afghanistan Times): A roadside blast of an improvised explosive device in Ghor province killed at least six civilians, officials confirmed Friday. Spokesman to the Interior Ministry, Tariq Aryan, told reporters on Friday that a vehicle carrying civilians collided with a roadside mine in the Planshahr area of ​​Firuzkuh. Four civilians were injured, the Interior Ministry

President Ghani Pays Tribute to Bodies of Martyrs of Recent Helmand Incident

(BNA): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, First Vice President Amrullah Saleh and other high-ranking officials on Thursday morning attended the funeral ceremony of eight Afghan Air Force pilots and personnel that lost their lives in two helicopter collision in southern Helmand province the other day The Afghan Air Forces service members were martyred in Helmand in

NATO Urges Taliban to Keep Promises, Reduce Violence in Afghanistan

(BNA) NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says the current peace negotiations “offers the best chance” for peace in Afghanistan, but the Taliban “must keep their promise” and deescalate ongoing offensive throughout the country. In a meeting with United States Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad in Doha Thursday, Stoltenberg assured NATO’s support to ongoing

Taliban Attacked on Public Order Checkpoint in Maidan-Wardak

(BNA): Maidan Wardak local police sources reported a Taliban attack on a public order police base in the province. According to BNA, local police sources say that the Taliban first used a car bomb and detonated police station in Kota Ashrawi area of the province. The Taliban wanted to attack the checkpoint after the blast

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