Daily Archives: June 6, 2021

Khalilzad due in Kabul for talks on peace process

(Pajhwok): US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad is due in Kabul, Doha and the region, the State Departments said on Sunday. Khalilzad and an US inter-agency delegation, including National Security Council, Department of Defense and USAID representatives departed on June 4 for travel to the region. The delegation will meet in Kabul

Taliban violence continues unabated despite peace talks

(Afghanistan Times): Taliban insurgents show no sign of reducing the level of violence in Afghanistan to facilitate peace negotiations with the government, and appear to be trying to strengthen their military position as leverage, with the “unprecedented violence” of 2020 carrying into 2021, UN experts said in a new report circulated the other day. The

181 Taliban insurgents killed in military raids

(Afghanistan Times): At least 181 Taliban insurgents were killed and 83 others wounded in a series of military operations conducted by the Afghan security forces in different provinces across the country in the past 24 hours, the defense ministry said Saturday. Backed by the Afghan Air Forces, the Afghan security forces conducted operations and counter

Three districts fall to Taliban in Nuristan, Zabul

(Afghanistan Times): Three districts are purportedly fallen into the Taliban as armed conflicts have been intensifying across the country. A local source in the eastern province of Nuristan, talking on condition of anonymity, said that the security forces retreated from Do Ab and Mandawal districts of the province. The source denied giving further information in

13 security forces killed in Badakhshan airstrike

(Afghanistan Times): An airstrike killed 13 public uprising forces in northern Badakhshan province including a commander, residents claimed on Saturday. The airstrike was conducted on Friday in Kohsan district of the province. According Mahmood Rahman, a member of the Badakhshan provincial council, a commander of the public uprising forces was killed alongside his comrades in

Khalilzad to Meet Afghan Leaders in Kabul on Peace Process

(TOLO News): Khalilzad and the delegation have departed on June 4 for travel to Kabul, Doha, and the region, the statement said. “The delegation will underscore enduring US support for Afghanistan’s development and a political settlement that will end the war. In Doha, Ambassador Khalilzad will continue to encourage both sides to make tangible progress

Security Forces Suffer ‘Heavy Casualties’ in Faryab Clashes

(TOLO News): Taliban launched attack on the police HQ and other parts of the district on Saturday night and “have taken 37 security force members as captive,” Saeedi said. “More than 30 other security force members and the police HQ are under siege by the Taliban and if reinforcements are not deployed in the area,

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