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Afghan Taliban Commander Shot Dead Near Peshawar

Afghan Taliban Commander Shot Dead Near Peshawar

PESHAWAR – Gunmen have killed a senior and influential Afghan Taliban commander near Peshawar, a Taliban leader and a family member said on Sunday. The gunmen sprayed bullets at Commander Abdul Samad Mullah Toor when he was offering morning prayers at a mosque in Muslim City area near Tarnab, a …

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IED Explosion Targets Armored Vehicle in Kabul

IED Explosion Targets Armored Vehicle in Kabul

KABUL – An armored Land Cruiser was targeted in an early morning IED explosion in Kabul’s PD4 area in yet another targeted attack. This time there were no casualties reported, police confirmed. The incident happened at around 7.35am in Parwan-e-Do area of Kabul. However it is not known who the …

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Unknown Gunmen Kill Religious Scholar in Parwan

Unknown Gunmen Kill Religious Scholar in Parwan

CHARIKAR – Unidentified gunmen have shot dead a religious scholar in central Parwan province, an official said on Monday. Mohammad Sadiq Hashimi, the Parwan crime branch chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News that Maulvi Abdul Raqeeb was killed while heading to Syedkhel district from Jabal-us-Saraj. He was gunned down by unknown …

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8 Security Force Members Killed in Baghlan, Nimroz

8 Security Force Members Killed in Baghlan, Nimroz

PUL-E-KHUMRI/ZARANJ – At least eight members of the Afghan forces were killed in Taliban attacks in Nimroz and Baghlan province on Thursday evening, sources and officials said. Six police force members were killed in a Taliban attack on their outpost in Khashrod district in the south-western province of Nimroz on …

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Pak Ambassador in Kabul Meets Speaker Asad Qaisar

Pak Ambassador to Afghanistan meets Speaker Asad Qaiser

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Ambassador to Afghanistan Mansoor Ahmad Khan called on Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser in Parliament House here on Thursday. According to a press release of the National Assembly Secretariat enhancing parliamentary and bilateral relations between Islamabad and Kabul came under discussion. The Speaker while talking to the …

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MPs Threaten to Bypass Govt and Amend the Budget

MPs Threaten to Bypass Govt and Amend the Budget

KABUL – Wahid Omar, presidential adviser, on Wednesday said that the reasons given by parliament for rejecting the draft budget plan are not legitimate, stating that the government and the parliament should continue their discussions to finalize the budget plan. However, lawmakers in Afghanistan’s parliament have threatened to approve the …

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Roadside Mine Blast Kills 2 Policemen in Badghis

Roadside Mine Blast Kills 2 Policemen in Badghis

QALA-E-NAU – At least two policemen were killed and another was wounded in a blast in the western province of Badghis on Wednesday, a local official said on Thursday. A police vehicle struck a roadside mine in Moqur district, said Khan Jan Zafar, a member of the provincial council. However, …

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