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He said the Afghan government was able to win international trust with the help of implementing reform programs, despite global assistance to Afghanistan has been declined since 2014. Considering to its geographic location, Afghanistan can play a greater role in expanding commercial and ...
On April 2, 2018 Afghan government air forces targeted a gathering in Archi district of the Kunduz province of Afghanistan and killed and wounded ... The government of Afghanistan by killing of a few Taliban commanders will not be recognized innocent while leaving behind 60 dead and 150 ...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The Latest on a Taliban attack in Afghanistan (all times local):. 9:50 a.m.. The Taliban have claimed responsibility for a blistering attack on a government compound in Afghanistan's central province of Ghazni that killed at least 15 members of the security forces. The ...
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The Taliban stormed a government compound in central Afghanistan early Thursday, triggering an hours-long gunbattle that killed 15, including three top local officials, police and government officials said. The blistering attack in the Khuja Omari district was the latest ...
The Afghan government has released new drone video footage as it defends an airstrike it carried out this week in Taliban-controlled Kunduz province. The government says more than 30 Taliban fighters were killed in Monday's airstrike on a religious school. Eyewitnesses said numerous civilians ...
The approval of The Bayat Power-1 Power plant, together with Bayat Power's PPA with the Government of Afghanistan - the first ever gas to power PPA concluded between an Afghan-owned energy producer and the Afghan Government - provides both parties with important advantages, including:.

In Afghanistan, Afghan military aircraft bombed a religious gathering in the northern province of Kunduz Monday, killing at least 70 people and wounding 30 others. The airstrikes came as about 1,000 people had gathered at a graduation ceremony for students at a madrassa--or religious school.
Islamic Clerics, Afghan Government Working Together To Convince Militant Groups To Allow Polio Vaccination In Rural Areas. Mar 28 ... "Islamic clerics have agreed to work with the Afghan Government to persuade Militant groups in the country that vaccination programs should be allowed in remote areas.
First, a quick primer on foreign military sales as it applies to Afghanistan: The Afghan government (mostly) does not pay to train and equip its own military – we do, hence the outsized annual appropriation. In order to do so, military officers in Kabul make assessments regarding the needs of the ANDSF and ... government
The U.N. envoy for Afghanistan is urging the Taliban to respond to the government's offer of negotiations and start direct talks "to put an end to the suffering of the Afghan people." Tadamichi Yamamoto told the Security Council Thursday the Taliban's argument that it won't talk to the government because the ... government
On 28 February, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani offered unconditional peace talks to the Taliban during a speech at the second Kabul Process conference. The president proposed a relocation of the Taliban's political office to Kabul from Qatar, issuing Afghan passports to Taliban officials, and working to ... government
A spokesman for the Taliban told BBC the group, which has refused to speak with the Afghan government in the past, was waiting for a reaction from its leadership. However, previous peace talks between the government and the militant group have been unsuccessful and have not stopped them from ... government
The Afghan government initiated discussions with the Qatari government to close down Taliban's Doha wing as it has “no positive consequence in terms of facilitating the peace talks with the group in Afghanistan,” a senior Afghan government official said, according to TOLO News. There is no need to keep ... government
More internal defiance of U.S.-backed Afghan government. By Andrew E. Kramer New York Times. February 18, 2018 — 6:13pm. Atta Mohammad Noor, depicted on this billboard, refused to step down when Afghan President. Jim Huylebroek • New York Times Atta Mohammad Noor, depicted on this billboard, refused to ... government
Taliban resists Afghan government's U.S.-backed peace push. Top Afghan security officials maintain back-channel discussions with Taliban, the Associated Press has learned. RSS; Follow; Email; Print; Share. Matthew Pennington| Associated Press. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up now ... government

Away from the bombs and the bullets, there is another war being fought in Afghanistan, one of propaganda and the winning of hearts and minds. 2 Mar 2018. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0%. Stream TypeLIVE. Remaining Time -0:00. government
The Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called on the Afghan government and the United States military to investigate reports into the alleged killing of civilians during a military operation by the Special Force Unit in Kandahar between January 31 and February 1. The watchdog said in a statement on Wednesday that security ... government
WASHINGTON: The United States urged the Taliban on Tuesday to speak with the Afghan government first if they want to hold peace talks with Washington. ... We will know the Taliban are serious about peaceful dialogue when they are willing to speak with the elected government of Afghanistan and end ... government
More internal defiance of U.S.-backed Afghan government. By Andrew E. Kramer New York Times. February 18, 2018 — 6:13pm. itemprop. Jim Huylebroek • New York Times Atta Mohammad Noor, depicted on this billboard, refused to step down when Afghan President Ashraf Ghani fired him. Text size. comment. share. government
The Pentagon's office of the inspector general, in a report done jointly with the State Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development, said the Afghan government by the end of 2017 had not expanded its areas of control, even as the U.S. added about 3,500 troops and intensified airstrikes ... government
A Taliban infiltrator killed 16 members of a pro-government militia force in the insurgency ridden southern province of Helmand when he turned his gun on men who he had worked with for months, officials said on Monday. The attacker had been fighting alongside the militia for months before turning his ... government
The question can be asked that when the Taliban control more territory than the Afghan government, do the Taliban need sanctuaries across the border or elsewhere. After the recent visit of high-level Afghan delegation led by the Afghan interior minister and NDS chief to Pakistan and meeting with ... government
According to a recent BBC report, the Taliban is not operating with impunity over most of Afghanistan - but according to the Afghan government, the BBC doesn't know what it's talking about. According to the BBC's information, the Taliban totally controls 14 districts equalling 4 percent of the territory of ... government
But the new restrictions on the publication of data related to percentages of districts controlled by the Afghan government or the insurgents, or that is contested between the two groups, means it will be difficult for the American public to gauge whether Trump's new strategy for Afghanistan and the wider ... government
The Taliban drove an ambulance packed with explosives into a crowded Kabul street in Afghanistan on Saturday, setting off an enormous blast that killed 95 people and injured 158 others. The attack came days after a 15-hour siege by militants at the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul that left 22 dead, ... government
The State Department has announced a total of four U.S citizens died in the attack, which the Afghan government blamed on “terrorists.” “We can confirm that there were four U.S. citizens killed and two injured. We offer our deepest condolences to the families and friends of those who were killed and wish ... government
Since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, the Afghan government has repeatedly communicated this fact to Afghanistan's six neighbors, reaffirming its ... Moreover, in an effort to attract, facilitate, and retain long-term investment, the reforms agenda of the new National Unity Government of Afghanistan has ... government
#The Afghan government has confirmed that 40 hotel guests are dead including the five attackers who stormed the hotel. The gun battle commenced at 9 PM and continued for 12 hours until the last terrorist was neutralized. CNN has reported 18 killed but the #Afghan Government has admitted to nearly 40 ... government
The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the Kabul Intercontinental Hotel attack that left at least five people, including a foreign national, dead. The Afghan government said the 12-hour siege had ended with all attackers killed. Two were killed on Saturday night and a third on Sunday morning. The group ... government
Kabul Intercontinental Hotel siege ends with all gunmen killed, Afghanistan Government says. Updated Sat at 10:44pmSat 20 Jan 2018, 10:44pm. Smoke rises from the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul. Afghan security personnel watch on from behind Photo: Smoke was seen rising from the Intercontinental Hotel after the ... government
Russia has stepped in offering to facilitate a dialogue between the Afghan government and the Taliban for the betterment of all of Central Asia. ... Morgulov's statement comes a day after Russia offered to host direct talks between the government of Afghanistan and the Taliban to resolve the conflict "in the ... government
But officials maintain they are committed to help facilitate a peace dialogue between the Afghan government and the Taliban using whatever influence Pakistan has to find a political settlement to the Afghan conflict. “Our influence with the Taliban, naturally has over the years diminished, mainly because ... government
Russia is ready to provide a platform for direct talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban, according to the Foreign Ministry Wednesday. In a written statement, the ministry said Russia is strongly in favor of the commencement of direct negotiations between the government of Afghanistan and the ... government
Afghanistan government negotiators and Taliban officials have reportedly opened “unofficial” talks in Turkey to discuss the groundwork for initiating a formal peace dialogue ... The peace council along with government of Afghanistan are working together to prepare the ground for talks,” Khalili said. government
Afghan officials say the country's main intelligence agency has arrested a government employee in the western province of Herat for alleged spying for Iran. Jilani Farhad, the spokesman for Herat's governor, told RFE/RL on January 15 that the man, identified as Assadollah Reza'i, was detained more than ... government
Addressing an event on the launch of Afghanistan Humanitarian Response Plan in Kabul, Abdullah said the UN Security Council members visit to Kabul have met with representatives of people in Kabul and the UNSC has prepared to respond to the expectations of the Afghan government, reported TOLO ... government
The group called on the Afghan government and other actors to take seriously the rights of civilians and their protection and prosecute and punish those involved in such incidents. The human rights organization noted in this situation the Afghan government needed to prepare and approve a civilian ... government
"I have reviewed the video and I am disappointed and also concerned that the American people, our Coalition partners, the Afghan government, and the Afghan people will believe that American service members are callous and indifferent to the horrors of war or the suffering of innocent people trapped in ... government
But she said that she still believed that if members of her generation, having found a champion in Mr. Ghani, could tough it out they could change the culture of Afghanistan's government. “There were days I literally thought, 'This is my last day,'” Ms. Raz said. “I felt I would just go upstairs, pick up my purse, ... government
The Afghan government says it opposes any kind of proxy war in the Middle East. (AP). Related Articles. Afghan mercenaries being sent to Syria part of 'vicious Iranian plot' · Human Rights Watch says Iran recruiting Afghans for Syria fight · Syrian government troops capture 14 villages from rebels ... government
In a press statement issued late Friday, the members of the Council expressed their deepest sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims and to the Afghan Government. They also wished a speedy and full recovery to those who were injured in the attack, for which the Islamic State in Iraq and the ... government
Former Afghan insurgent leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, center, former Afghan President Hamid Karzai, left, and former militant leader Abdul Rabb Rasool Sayyaf attend a welcoming ceremony at the presidential palace in Kabul on May 4, 2017. (Reuters/File) ... government
But it was decades ago, during the Cold War, that both top Pakistani and Afghan government officials first urged China to play such a role — to no avail. Moreover, although the recent trilateral foreign ministers' dialogue was proposed by China in mid-2017 amid tense Afghanistan-Pakistan ties, Afghanistan ... government
“The Taliban are getting stronger, the government is on the retreat, they are losing ground to the Taliban day by day,” Abdul Jabbar Qahraman, a retired Afghan general who was the Afghan government's military envoy to Helmand Province until 2016, told the New York Times over the summer. government
That's the gist of a newly declassified report released in redacted form last August by the Defense Department's inspector general reviewing the ability of the Afghan government to cost-effectively receive U.S. aid and transparently account for spending on personnel and equipment. Afghan Defense Ministry officials working ... government
Khelwatgar stressed that the Afghan government is not responsible for any of the killings. “Taliban, ISIS and, in a few cases, unknown people are responsible for the killing of the media staff and journalists. The government of Afghanistan is not behind any of these killings,” Khelwatgar told VOA, using an ... government
KUWAIT, Jan 3 (KUNA) -- The cabinet on Wednesday condemned the two terror attacks that hit Egypt's North Sinai Governorate and the district of Helwan, southern Cairo last week. The two attacks left many victims killed or wounded, among them military personnel. The cabinet held its weekly meeting at ... government
“The Taliban are getting stronger, the government is on the retreat, they are losing ground to the Taliban day by day,” Abdul Jabbar Qahraman, a retired Afghan general who was the Afghan government's military envoy to Helmand Province until 2016, told the New York Times over the summer. government


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