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Exchange of Prisoners Postponed For the Third Time

Exchange of Prisoners Postponed For the Third Time

KABUL – Exchange of prisoners between the Afghan officials and Taliban has been postponed for the third time, local media said in a report. “Taliban prisoners release process planned for Thursday has been postponed and the course may kick off on Saturday,” TOLO News said in a report on Thursday. The report …

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Afghan Officials, Taliban Meet in Kabul

afghan officials Taliban meet in Kabul

KABUL – The National Security Council (NSC) of Afghanistan in a tweet said that a technical committee of the Peace Initial Contact Group (PICG) hosted a Taliban technical delegation in Kabul yesterday to “hold in-person discussion on matters related to prisoners release.” “The PICG technical committee and the Taliban delegation …

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Gen. Sharmila Frogh Dies in Kabul

Gen. Sharmila Frogh Dies in Kabul

KABUL – The National Directorate of Security (NDS) said on Tuesday that Gen. Sharmila Frogh, head of NDS gender department, has died from a magnetic IED blast in Kabul city. According the statement, Gen. Sharmila and three others were wounded in Kabul city’s PD9, near Qazi Palaza, on Monday, but …

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Taliban Team Lands in Kabul to Monitor Prisoners Release

Taliban Team Lands in Kabul to Monitor Prisoners Release

KABUL – A three-member Taliban technical team arrived Kabul on Tuesday to monitor the release of their prisoners as part of a peace deal signed by the Taliban and the US, a spokesperson for the insurgent group said. Taliban spokesperson, Zabihullah Mujahid, confirmed the team’s arrival in a tweet. It …

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Taliban Prisoners Release Postponed: NSC

Taliban Prisoners Release Postponed, NSC

KABUL – The release of Taliban prisoners that was expected to begin on Tuesday has been postponed, an official confirmed, saying that first a Taliban team will be sent to Kabul to discuss technical matters regarding the process. Javid Faisal, a spokesperson for the National Security Council (NSC), said in …

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Coronavirus Cases Reach to 145 in Afghanistan

Coronavirus Cases Reach to 145 in Afghanistan

KABUL – The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has said at least 25 new positive cases of coronavirus have been detected in Herat, Kabul and Badakhshan provinces, taking the tally to 145 in Afghanistan. MoPH spokesman Wahidullah Mayar told Pajhwok Afghan News that at least 25 positive cases detected – …

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Curfew in Kabul to Contain Spread of Coronavirus

Curfew in Kabul to Contain Spread of Coronavirus

KABUL – The government announced to impose a three-week-long curfew in the capital Kabul on Friday, effective from Saturday aimed to contain the spread of coronavirus. To prevent the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, all administrations, schools, universities, educational centers, public baths, parks, swimming pools, wedding halls, markets, and other …

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Taliban Team to Visit Kabul for Talks on Prisoners

Taliban Team to Visit Kabul for talks on prisoners

KABUL – A 15-member negotiating envoy led by Nooruddin Turabi, head of prisoners commission of the Taliban, has been set to visit Kabul on Saturday. According to sources close to the Taliban, the envoy will enter Kabul with the help of the Red Crescent and will negotiate with the government …

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The Attack on Sikh Temple in Kabul Widely Condemned

Attack on Sikh Temple in Kabul Widely Condemned

KABUL – The attack on a Sikh temple in Kabul that killed 25 people and injured 8 others was widely condenmned by neighboring states and international organizations. In a statement, Pakistan condemned the assault and said there could be no justification for such an attack. Pakistan’s Foreign Office statement expressed …

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Attack on Sikh Temple in Kabul Kills 25

Armed Men Attack Sikh Temple in Kabul

KABUL – A number of armed men attacked a Sikh temple in Kabul city Wednesday morning, killed 25 people and wounded 8 others. The attack was carried out inside a Sikh temple in Shor Bazar area of Kabul city by a group of militants. Tariq Arian, a spokesperson for the …

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