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Grand National Coalition Formally Launched

July 26, 2018 KABUL – Prominent political leaders and ex government authorities on Thursday announced the much-anticipated coalition which they said is meant to help settle various issues in Afghanistan, including ‘development unsteadiness, destitution and ethnic divisions’ among other issues. Previous Balkh governor, Atta Mohammad Noor, addressing the visitors at …

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IEC to Delay Elections in Ghazni

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July 26, 2018 KABUL – The Independent Election Commission (IEC) has proposed a delay in parliamentary elections in Ghazni province due to “security issues and other problems”. A letter marked by individuals from the commission read, “Because of genuine security circumstance and different issues in Ghazni region, it is conceivable …

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EU to Continue Supporting Reforms in Afghanistan

July 26, 2018 KABUL – The European Union (EU) informed the government about its decision to disburse €98 million to support Afghanistan in carrying out reforms to finalize and operationalize its development policies (ANPDF and NPPs), maintain macroeconomic stability and mobilize domestic revenue, advance sound public financial management and strengthen …

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Pentagon Modifies ScanEagle Drones Contract for ANDSF

July 26, 2018 WASHINGTON – Pentagon informed about the adjustment of the agreement for the purchase of ScanEagle unmanned ethereal vehicles for the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) on Monday. Pentagon officials said in an announcement, “Insitu Inc., Bingen, Washington, is granted $10,826,778 for alteration P00004 to a …

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US Envoy Meets Taliban Officials in Doha

July 26, 2018 DOHA – The U.S. State Department’s top official for South and Central Asia met this week with Taliban officials as part of a renewed effort to lay the foundation for potential peace talks, the Wall Street Journal reported. Alice Wells, the deputy assistant secretary of State for …

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Taliban Kill Four NDS Members in Kabul

July 26, 2018 KABUL – At least four NDS forces personnel were killed in a suicide attack in Kabul city early Thursday morning, local police officials confirmed. The assault occurred at around 5 am local time after a suicide bomber targeted the NDS forces in Bagh-e-Daoud territory in PD5 of …

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Hanif Atmar to Attend Quadrilateral Meeting in UAE

July 24, 2018 ABU DHABI – Hanif Atmar, National Security Advisor (NSA), leading a high-ranking delegation, reached to Abu Dhabi on Monday for meetings on regional peace. He is going to attend a quadrilateral meeting with US, UAE and Saudi Arabian counterparts and will discuss counter-terrorism efforts, peace and regional …

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A Series of Rocket Attacks Hit Kabul

July 24, 2018 KABUL – Several people sustained injuries in a series of 7 rocket attacks on a civilian area in PD 5, Afshar, near central command of Police Academy on Tuesday afternoon. The first explosion happened shortly after 1:00 pm local time, which was followed by 6 other rockets …

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UNSC Deems Credible Elections Vital for Afghanistan

July 24, 2018 KABUL – In a presidential statement on Afghanistan on Tuesday, United Nations Security Council (UNSC) noted that credible elections are necessary for Afghanistan and that all parties are responsible to create conditions necessary for such elections It also noted the conclusion of the voter registration process in …

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Pakistan Intensifies Cooperation with Afghanistan

24 July 2018 ISLAMABAD: Pakistani military, intelligence officials, diplomats and representatives of key ministries have reached an understanding to be “more proactive in enhancing coordination with their counterparts in Afghanistan,” Pakistani officials said on Tuesday. A senior official privy to Pak-Afghan discussions said, “It is an achievement as we were …

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