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Kabul Lashes Out at Taliban Remarks in Moscow

Kabul Lashes Out at Taliban Remarks in Moscow

KABUL – The Afghan government lashed out at Taliban chief negotiator for his recent remarks in Moscow that said that Afghan armed forces are waiting for Sher Abbas Stanikzai and his comrades to return to Afghanistan. Presidential spokesperson Sediq Sediqqi said in a Twitter post that the ‘Taliban, this time …

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Taliban Meet Russian Envoy in Moscow

Taliban Meet Russian Envoy in Moscow

MOSCOW – A delegation of Taliban held talks with Russian special envoy for Afghanistan, Zamir Kabulov, in Moscow to discuss recent developments around the Afghan peace process, Russia’s TASS news agency reported. “The delegation is here in Moscow. We have already met Z. Kabulov, Special Envoy for Afghanistan, to discuss …

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Dostum Proposes a 6-Month Plan to Defeat Taliban

Dostum Proposes a 6-Month Plan to Defeat Taliban

KABUL – The First Vice President Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum said he has proposed a 6-month plan to government, US and NATO for the defeat of Taliban in North of Afghanistan. Gen. Dostum, in a video message, which he published ahead of the release of a movie which will depict …

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Attack on Special Forces Base in Kabul Kill Four

Attack on Special Forces Base in Kabul Kill Four

KABUL – A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle close to a Special Forces base in the south of Kabul on Thursday, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said in a statement. “Four security forces were killed and three others were wounded in the attack,” the statement said. Before this, sources …

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Russia Welcomes Taliban’s Statement on Talks With US

Russia Welcomes Taliban’s Statement on Talks With US

MOSCOW – Russia welcomed the statement by Taliban regarding the continuation of peace talks with the United States. Maria Zakharova, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia said on Thursday, “We welcome the Taliban Movement’s statement on readiness to continue dialogue with the US.” Zakharova further said, …

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Feature: Afghanistan, 18 Years After 9/11

Feature: Afghanistan 18 Years After 9/11

18 Years have passed since the incident of 9/11. The United States, which claimed that the Al-Qaeda terrorist organization was responsible for the attacks on the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center and the US Department of Defense building – the Pentagon, invaded Afghanistan less than a month later …

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Govt-Taliban Talks Should Begin ASAP: Yamamoto

Govt-Taliban Talks Should Begin ASAP, Yamamoto

NEW YORK – The UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto, on Tuesday briefed the United Nations Security Council on the situation in the country and said the direct talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban must begin as soon as possible. He said the events of recent …

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Taliban Attack Third Provincial Capital in a Week

Taliban Attack Third Provincial Capital in a Week

FARAH — Taliban have attacked a third provincial capital in less than a week, with an overnight assault on the western city of Farah, security officials said on Friday. Provincial Governor Mohammad Shoaib Sabet said there’s no immediate word of casualties early Friday and that airstrikes have been carried out …

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