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Taliban to Release Remaining Prisoners by Eid

Taliban to release remaining prisoners by Eid

KABUL – Taliban on Wednesday announced that it would complete the release of 1,000 government prisoners by Eid al-Adha, which will begin on Friday. “The other side should also complete process of the release of 5000 prisoners as per the Doha Agreement and according to the list already provided in …

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Afghan Forces Kill 9 Taliban in Ghazni Clashes

Afghan forces kill 9 Taliban in Ghazni province

GHAZNI – At least nine Taliban, including two leaders, were killed in clashes with security forces in central Ghazni province, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said in a statement on Thursday. The clashes started after the Taliban attacked security checkpoints in Khawja Omaeri district, the statement said, adding: “Fortunately, the …

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Taliban Propose August Timeline for Intra-Afghan Talks

Taliban propose August as the timeline for intra-Afghan talks

KABUL – The Taliban have proposed August as the timeline to hold peace talks with the Afghan government, straight after the Muslim holiday of Eid al Adha, provided an ongoing prisoner swap is completed. Thursday’s conditional offer by the militant group marks the first occasion a talks timeline has been …

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Fighting Continues in Afghanistan as Eid Ceasefire Ends

Fighting continues in Afghanistan as Ceasefire Ends

KABUL – At least seven Afghan security forces were killed in a Taliban attack, the first since the end of a three-day holiday ceasefire, an official confirmed on Thursday. Waheeda Shahkar, spokesperson for the Parwan Governorship, told that the attack took place early Thursday in Seya Gard in the province’s …

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