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Blasts in Kabul Kill Two Policemen, Injure Four Others

Blasts in Kabul Kill Two policemen, Injure Four Others

KABUL – Two explosions targeted police vehicles on Wednesday morning in Kabul city, killing at least two Afghan National Police members and wounding four others, police confirmed. According to police, the first blast targeted an ANP ranger vehicle in the Daspachri area in PD15 of Kabul at around 8:04am. Two …

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Sources: Khalilzad’s Mission as US Peace Envoy Extended

Sources, Khalilzad’s Mission as US Peace Envoy Extended

KABUL – Joe Biden’s administration has extended Zalmay Khalilzad’s mission as the US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation for an unspecific period of time, US sources have disclosed. US sources added that the Biden administration has started the assessment of the US-Taliban peace deal signed between the two sides in …

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Blast in Kabul Kills a Civilian

Blast in Kabul Kills a Civilian

KABUL – At least one person was killed in a blast that hit a vehicle in Kabul city on Tuesday morning, Kabul police confirmed in a statement. The blast took place about 11:15 am local time in PD5 of Kabul city, Kabul police said, who added that an investigation into …

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President Ghani Meets Afghan Political Figures

President Ghani Meets Afghan Political Figures

KABUL – President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, on Monday, met with Hamid Karzai, Former President, Abdullah Abdullah, Chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation, and Abdul Rab Rasul Sayyaf, Jihadi Leader, at Presidential Palace (Arg). Based on the Presidential Palace statement, the meeting focused on ceasefire, violence reduction, political consensus, …

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MoPH Reports 77 COVID-19 Cases, 8 Deaths in 24 Hrs

MoPH Reports 77 COVID-19 Cases, 8 Deaths in 24 Hrs

KABUL – The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Sunday reported 77 new positive cases of COVID-19 out of 1,593 samples tested in the last 24 hours. The Public Health Ministry also reported eight deaths and 355 recoveries from COVID-19 in the same period. The new cases were reported in …

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IED Explosion Targets Armored Vehicle in Kabul

IED Explosion Targets Armored Vehicle in Kabul

KABUL – An armored Land Cruiser was targeted in an early morning IED explosion in Kabul’s PD4 area in yet another targeted attack. This time there were no casualties reported, police confirmed. The incident happened at around 7.35am in Parwan-e-Do area of Kabul. However it is not known who the …

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Kabul Hit by Two More Explosions Amid Outcry

Kabul hit by two more explosions

KABUL – Kabul was rattled by two explosions on Monday morning, amid a surge in targeted killings and attempted assassinations that have prompted a strong outcry among the international community. The first explosion on Monday happened at around 8:37 am when an IED was detonated against a vehicle in the …

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Source: Ghani Refused Meeting with Khalilzad

Ghani refused meeting with Khalilzad

KABUL – US special representative for Afghanistan peace Zalmay Khalilzad traveled back to Doha from Kabul without meeting President Ashraf Ghani, sources said Wednesday. Two days back, Khalilzad arrived in Kabul and met with some political leaders during his 24 hours stay. Khalilzad first met with veteran former jihadi leader …

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Saleh’s Incapacity and Unwillingness to Ensure Security

Saleh's incapacity and unwillingness to ensure Kabul's security

By Zeba Noori Insecurity, bombings, targeted assassinations, armed robberies, the detonation of magnetic mines and, from time to time, rocket fires on different parts of Kabul are the emerging scenes of the capital’s deteriorating security situation. This is while Amrullah Saleh, the former head of National Director of Security (NDS) …

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