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Taliban Hit Missiles on Bagram Airfield

Bagram Airfield

KABUL – Bagram Airbase, the largest US military base in northern Parwan province of Afghanistan, was shelled with missiles on Wednesday night, a local official said. Abdul Wasay Rahimi, Deputy Police Chief of Parwan said the missiles were fired at around 9 pm last night. In retaliation, the US airstrikes …

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Taliban Storm Police Checkpoint in Kabul, Killing 3

Taliban Storm Police Checkpoint in Kabul, Killing 3

KABUL – The Taliban militants attacked an Afghan security checkpoint at PD7 of capital Kabul City on Saturday evening, killing at least three police and wounding three others, Kabul police confirmed. Firdaws Faramars, a spokesperson for Kabul police told Ariana News that the incident has taken place at Bazare Dogh …

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Taliban’s Key Commander Mullah Khadem Killed in Balkh

Taliban’s Key Commander Mullah Khadem Killed in Balkh

MAZAR-E-SHARF – One of the most dangerous commanders of Taliban Mullah Khadem was killed during the joint operations which were conducted in northern Balkh province, the Ministry of Interior said in a statement. According to Nasrat Rahimi, spokesperson for the Ministry of Interior, Mullah Khadem, one of the most dangerous …

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Russia Wants “Balance of Power” in Afghanistan

Russia Wants “Balance of Power” in Afghanistan

MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin and US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo discussed the issue of Afghanistan, alongside the issues pertaining to Syria, Libya, Venezuela, and Iran, Russian presidential aide Yury Ushakov said on Tuesday. Both the leaders agreed that Russia and the United States should cooperate more actively …

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Afghan Government to Name New Delegation for Talks with Taliban

Afghan Government to Name New Delegation for Talks with Taliban

KABUL – Afghanistan government will name a new delegation for talks with the Taliban, an official said Saturday. Ahmad Omid Maisam, deputy spokesperson for Afghan Chief Executive, said that consultations were underway over a new composition, which could represent entire Afghanistan. “We hope that we could announce a new delegation …

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Doha Talks Move Ahead Positively: Taliban

Doha Talks Move Ahead Positively: Taliban

DOHA – The ongoing talks in Doha, Qatar, is moving positively as there is some progress on two main issues, Taliban spokesperson in Doha said. The sixth round of peace talks between US and Taliban delegation began last week in Doha and it is still ongoing. “Talks will continue between …

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Taliban Kill Senior Cleric in Logar: Officials

Taliban Kill Senior Cleric in Logar: Officials

PUL-E-ALAM – Taliban insurgents have killed a senior cleric in Afghanistan’s central Logar province, officials said on Wednesday. The senior cleric Amir Jan, also deputy head of Logar Ulema Council and Imam of Pul-i-Alam mosque in the provincial capital, was killed around 8:00 pm on Tuesday, the provincial governor’s office …

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