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Pakistan: We Hope Afghans Would Seize the Opportunity for Peace

Pakistan foreign office peace in Afghanistan

KABUL – Pakistan says it has been making serious and sincere efforts for facilitating intra-Afghan peace process for an inclusive political settlement. “We hope that Afghans would seize this opportunity for achieving lasting peace and stability in Afghanistan,“ said Pakistan’s Foreign Office (FO) on Monday. FO spokesperson, commenting on the …

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Taliban: The Govt Delegation Is Not Interested in Peace Talks

Taliban Spokesperson Naeem

DOHA – The Taliban’s spokesperson in Doha, Qatar, Mohammad Naeem, on Tuesday accused the Afghan Republic’s negotiating team of not being interested in moving peace talks forward. In a video message Tuesday, Naeem said: “Although the two sides had held a number of joint meetings after Eid, the government delegation …

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1 Civilian Killed, 4 Wounded in Nangarhar Blast

Nangarhar Attack

JALALABAD – At least one civilian was killed and four more were wounded–including two women–in a blast that targeted a vehicle in the eastern province of Nangarhar on Monday morning, local security officials said. The blast took place in PD5 of Jalalabad city, the capital of the province, when a …

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US Pledges 37 Helicopters, 2 Aircrafts for Afghanistan


KABUL – The Afghan delegation in Washington was told that the US will provide 37 Black Hawk helicopters and two A-29 Super Tucano fixed-wing attack aircraft to Afghanistan, TOLOnews reported Monday. The US officials also assured the Afghan delegation that 200 US contractors, mostly working with the military aircraft, will …

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Residents Condemn NDS Raid That Killed 5 People

Residents condemn NDS Attack that killed 5 people

KABUL – At least five people were killed in an operation by the National Directorate of Security (NDS) forces in Deh Yahya village in Deh Sabz district, east of the city of Kabul, sources said. The operation was slammed by residents of the village who claimed that “innocent” were killed …

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TTP Chief Killed in a Drone Attack in Afghanistan

TTP Chief killed by drone

KABUL – The Chief of Tehreek-e- Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Mufti Noor Wali Mehsud has been killed in a drone attack in Afghanistan. According to sources Mufti Noor was among the key leaders of the banned organization. He was killed along with his boy guard Inqalabi Mehsud. He was reportedly hiding …

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