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Munib Claims He Was Physically Assaulted in Arg

Munib Claims He Was Physically Assaulted in Arg

KABUL – Afghanistan’s acting minister for Hajj and religious affairs, Abdul Hakim Munib, has claimed that he was physically assaulted by strongmen in presidential palace on Friday. Munib was humiliated and physically assaulted by six strongmen including former member of parliament, Mullah Tarakhil Mohammadi, and two incumbent MPs, a statement …

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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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Afghanistan Launches First Container Train to China

First container to china via Uzbekistan

MAZAR-E-SHARIF – On Thursday, September 5, the first container train departed from Afghanistan to China that will have to pass through Uzbekistan, Uzbekistan Railways reported. A train of 41 containers loaded with semi-finished stone of mineral talcum powder departed from the Hairaton station via the Friendship Bridge – a rail-road …

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Ghani to Meet Trump to Discuss US-Taliban Deal

Ghani to meet President Trump in Washington

WASHINGTON – President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani will visit Washington to meet his US counterpart Donald Trump, it has been reported. A source privy of the development has said President Ghani will visit Washington on 13th of September to meet with President Donald Trump. The source further added that the two …

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Pompeo is Declining to Sign Afghan Peace Deal: TIME

Pompeo is Declining to Sign Risky Afghan Peace Deal, TIME

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is declining to sign the US-Taliban deal, TIME quoted senior US, Afghan and European officials in a report on Wednesday. The report claimed that the deal doesn’t ensure several crucial things. It doesn’t guarantee the continued presence of US counterterrorism forces to battle al …

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