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Daesh Leader Abu Saad Erhabi Killed in Nangarhar

Abu Saad Erhabi

JALALABAD – The leader of Islamic State in Afghanistan (Daesh), Abu Saad Erhabi, was killed in an airstrike that was being conducted on the group’s hideouts in eastern Nangarhar province on Saturday night, officials confirmed Sunday. Informed sources in the National Directorate of Security (NDS) and the government’s provincial media …

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GNA to Launch Civil Disobedience Movement against the Government

KABUL – Grave Political crises have intensified as the Grand National Coalition (GNA) on Sunday has announced the launch of ‘civil disobedience movement’. The GNA announced to launch civil disobedience to press their demand for formation of an Independent Election Commission (IEC) before Parliamentary Elections which are supposed to be …

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IEC Main Office Reopened, Protesters Tents Removed


KABUL – The security forces on Saturday removed the tents being set up by protesters outside the Independent Election Commission’s (IEC) offices in capital Kabul. In the past two weeks, supporters of disqualified candidates have held sit in protests outside a number of IEC offices around the country in protest …

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Govt. Advised to Take Lead in Peace Talks with Taliban

Moscow Talks

KABUL – While talking regarding the upcoming Moscow talks on Afghanistan, that will include a Taliban delegation, sources said on Saturday, that government needs to take the lead in such talks. This comes after the Afghan government objected to Moscow’s move and said it would not attend such a meeting. …

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Atmar Resigns Due to Serious Disagreements

KABUL – National Security Advisor, Hanif Atmar, on Saturday resigned from his post due to “serious differences with National Unity Government leaders.” The National Security Council’s spokesman, Qadir Shah confirms the resignation of Hanif Atmar National Security Advisor of Afghanistan. “President Ashraf Ghani has accepted Atmar’s resignation” In his resignation …

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China Supports Moscow Meeting for Peace, Reconciliation in Afghanistan


BEIJING – China on Thursday said the support and participation from the international community, especially from the regional countries, is indispensable for the political settlement of the Afghan issue. “The Chinese side supports Russia’s positive efforts in promoting peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan,” Chinese foreign ministry’s spokesperson Lu Kang said …

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Former Kabul Bank chairman Passes Away at 57

Kabul Bank Sher Khan Farnood

KABUL – Sources on Friday confirmed Sher khan Farnood, former chairman of the Kabul Bank, has pass away in Bagram prison in Parwan province at the age of 57 due to the illness he was suffering from. He was serving a prison sentence after being found guilty in the $900 …

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Unidentified Helicopters Support Militants in Afghanistan: Russia

MOSCOW, Russia – Russia Foreign Ministry on Thursday has asked Afghan, U.S. and NATO officials to provide a “rational explanation” about reports of unidentified helicopters providing support to ISIS-K militants in Afghanistan. “We’ve taken note of new reports about unmarked helicopters ferrying the fighters of ISIS Afghan branch, as well …

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NDS Storm Key ISIS Hideout in Nangarhar


JALALABAD – The Special Forces of the Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS), stormed a key hideout of the ISIS terrorist group in eastern Province of Nangarhar, provincial government media office in a statement said Friday. The statement stated that the hideout was used by the militants of the …

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Geneva Conference on Afghanistan to be held in November: WB

Geneva Conference

GENEVA – World Bank country director for Afghanistan Shubham Chaudhuri on Friday said that the Geneva Ministerial Conference on Afghanistan to be held in November. Speaking to TOLOnews, Shubham Chaudhuri said that the in the upcoming conference, donors will assess the performance of the National Unity Government and its programs …

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