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Key ISIS Member Among 12 Militants Arrested in Nangarhar

Key ISIS Member Among 12 Militants Arrested in Nangarhar

JALALABAD – The Afghan security forces arrested 12 militants including a key member of Daesh terrorist group in Nangarhar, local officials said. The governor of Nangarhar Shah Mahmood Mia Khel told reporters on Monday that the security forces arrested the militants in Jalalabad city, Chaparhar, Ghani Khel and Rodat districts. …

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Karzai, Ghani and Abdullah Met Pompeo in Kabul

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visits Afghanistan

KABUL – The former president Hamid Karzai met with the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Kabul earlier today. The office of the former president, in a statement, said that the ex-President Hamid Karzai, President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah met with the US Secretary of State Mike …

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Pak COAS Discusses Afghan Peace Process with UK NSA

Pak COAS Discusses Afghan Peace Process with UK NSA

LONDON – Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, discussed regional developments including Afghan Peace Process with the United Kingdom officials on Tuesday, informed ISPR. COAS Bajwa met with UK National Security Advisor Mark Sedwill at the Cabinet Office and Permanent Secretary Stephen Lovegrove at the Ministry of …

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Ghani’s Peace Plan is Murderous: Mohaqiq

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KABUL – Haji Mohammad Mohaqiq, the second deputy to the Chief Executive has said that the peace plan of their team is starting a cease-fire, establishing an interim administration and then holding an election with the presence of the Taliban. According to reports, Mohaqiq reacted to deputy spokesperson of Presidential …

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Opposition Launches New Wave of Anti-govt Protest

Opposition Launches New Wave of Anti-govt Protest

KABUL – The Peace and Moderation presidential election team gathered huge public protest against the National Unity Government (NUG) on Tuesday, as it accused President Ashraf Ghani for overstaying in power despite his legal term has ended. The Peace and Moderation election team led by Haneef Atmar, in a statement …

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NATO Secretary General and Pakistan’s FM Discuss Afghanistan

NATO Secretary General and Pakistan’s FM Discuss Afghanistan

BRUSSELS – The NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met with the Foreign Minister of Pakistan Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Monday. According to a statement released by NATO, the meeting took place in NATO headquarters in Brussels. The statement further added that Mr. Stoltenberg underscored the mutual added value of NATO-Pakistan …

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Atmar Rules out Afghan War as “Only Internal”

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KABUL – The erstwhile National Security Advisor Haneef Atmar has said that Afghan war is not internal alone in nature, and thus there should not be only local solution sought for. Atmar, who is also a presidential candidate in the September election, at the ‘Afghan Peace Conference’ organized in Lahore …

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Gulbuddin Hekmatyar Praises Pakistan’s Role in Afghan Peace

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ISLAMABAD – Afghanistan’s former Prime Minister Gulbuddin Hekmatyar has praised Pakistan’s role in the ongoing peace process for his war-ravaged country. Talking to Anadolu Agency in Bhurban Murree, he said Pakistan is playing a key role in bringing peace in Afghanistan. “I praised Pakistan’s sincere efforts and I am sure …

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