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AAF Airstrike Kills Taliban Group Commanders: ANA

AAF Airstrike Kills Taliban Group Commanders, ANA

MAIMANA – An airstrike in northern Faryab province killed two group commanders of the Taliban group in northern Faryab province, the Afghan National Army (ANA) said in a statement. As per the statement, Afghan Air Force (AAF) conducted an airstrike in Gurziwan district at around 11:40 pm local time on …

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China Heightens Efforts for an Intra-Afghan Dialogue

China heightens efforts for Intra-Afghan dialogue

KABUL – A Chinese diplomat in Kabul met State Minister for Peace Affairs Abdul Salam Rahimi and discussed the upcoming intra-Afghan dialogue in Beijing on Wednesday. Chinese Chargé d’Affaires in Kabul Wang Daxue met Rahimi and shared details about the preparations for the peace talks among the Afghans in Beijing …

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Airstrikes Kill 32 Taliban in Three Provinces: ANA

Airstrikes Kill 32 Taliban in Three Provinces, ANA

KABUL – A series of airstrikes killed at least 32 Taliban militants in Sar-e Pul, Baghlan and Helmand provinces in the past 24 hours, the Afghan military officials said in a statement. According to military officials, an airstrike killed 22 Taliban militants in Sayad district of northern Sar-e Pul province. …

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Afghanistan to Swap Taliban Militants for Captive Professors

Afghanistan to Swap Taliban Militants for Captive Professors

KABUL – Afghanistan will release two senior Taliban commanders and a leader of the Haqqani militant group in exchange for an American and an Australian professor who were kidnapped in 2016, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said on Tuesday. According to Reuters report, the government’s decision to free Anas Haqqani and …

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Afghan Border Fencing to Be Completed by 2020: Pakistan

Pak-Afghan border

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan said Tuesday it will have fenced off its traditionally porous border with Afghanistan by the end of next year, leading to an improved security situation in the region, Voice of America (VOA) reported Wednesday. According to VOA report, the military-led massive construction program, launched in mid-2017, is …

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Ghani’s Peace Plan is “Unrealistic Wish List”: Abdullah

Abdullah Abdullah

KABUL – Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah during an Exclusive interview with AFP called President Ghani’s 7-Point Peace Plan an “unrealistic wish list”. Abdullah Abdullah said: “To be honest, nobody has taken the so-called seven-points plan as a plan… it’s rather a Wish list.” AFP reported that Ghani’s proposal has been …

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