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اخطار جوانان شمال به حکومت

اگر خواست ما برآورده نشود: 1: تمام گمرکات شمال و غرب کشور مسدود خواهند شد. 2: تمام شاهراه های شمال و غرب بر روی عوامل حکومتی مسدود خواهند شد. 3: لین

12 local policemen killed in Kunduz attack

KUNDUZ CITY: Twelve Afghan Local Policemen (ALP) personnel have been killed in the Taliban attack in the Imam Sahib district of northern Kunduz province, a well-placed source said... The post 12 local policemen killed in Kunduz attack appeared first on Afghan
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12 local policemen killed in Kunduz attack

KUNDUZ CITY: Twelve Afghan Local Policemen (ALP) personnel have been killed in the Taliban attack in the Imam Sahib district of northern Kunduz province, a well-placed source said... The post 12 local policemen killed in Kunduz attack appeared first on Afghanistan Times.

U.S. commander sees ANDSF improving in battle

AT-KABUL: A senior U.S. commander says Afghan security forces are improving in the battlefield but require time and support to face the Taliban and Islamic State combatants. General... The post U.S. commander sees ANDSF improving in battle appeared first on A
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U.S. commander sees ANDSF improving in battle

AT-KABUL: A senior U.S. commander says Afghan security forces are improving in the battlefield but require time and support to face the Taliban and Islamic State combatants. General... The post U.S. commander sees ANDSF improving in battle appeared first on Afghanistan Times.

Editorial: Tensions could deescalate after Sunday

In the face of short exile, it took almost a year for Vice President (VP) Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum, to make a return which is likely on Sunday... The post Editorial: Tensions could deescalate after Sunday appeared first on Afghanistan Times.
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Editorial: Tensions could deescalate after Sunday

In the face of short exile, it took almost a year for Vice President (VP) Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum, to make a return which is likely on Sunday... The post Editorial: Tensions could deescalate after Sunday appeared first on Afghanistan Times.

Taliban: No Plan to Stop Suicide Attacks in Afghan Cities

Ayaz Gul VOA News July 19, 2018 ISLAMABAD — The Taliban is denying reports it has stopped suicide attacks in Afghanistan to avoid civilian casualties. The Islamist insurgency was responding to a New York Times newspaper articlethat reported Taliban lead
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Taliban: No Plan to Stop Suicide Attacks in Afghan Cities

Ayaz Gul VOA News July 19, 2018 ISLAMABAD — The Taliban is denying reports it has stopped suicide attacks in Afghanistan to avoid civilian casualties. The Islamist insurgency was responding to a New York Times newspaper articlethat reported Taliban leaders have ordered their fighters to refrain from undertaking suicide missions in Afghan cities in the wake of record levelsRead More...

Afghan Female Commando Unit Actively Fighting Insurgents

VOA News | July 19, 2018: The Afghan Female Tactical Platoon, an attachment to the elite unit of the Afghan special forces, was established less than a year ago by the Afghan Ministry of Defense with the help of the NATO-Resolute Support Mission. Afgha
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Afghan Female Commando Unit Actively Fighting Insurgents

VOA News | July 19, 2018: The Afghan Female Tactical Platoon, an attachment to the elite unit of the Afghan special forces, was established less than a year ago by the Afghan Ministry of Defense with the help of the NATO-Resolute Support Mission. Afghan defense officials describe the platoon as a key part of the country’sRead More...

U-15 Football Team Leaves Kabul for Asian Competition

Tolo News: Afghanistan’s U-15 Football Team left Kabul for Uzbekistan on Thursday morning to participate in the Central Asian Football Association (CAFA) tournament. The Afghan team, which won the cup in 2017, is hoping to bring the trophy home again thi
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U-15 Football Team Leaves Kabul for Asian Competition

Tolo News: Afghanistan’s U-15 Football Team left Kabul for Uzbekistan on Thursday morning to participate in the Central Asian Football Association (CAFA) tournament. The Afghan team, which won the cup in 2017, is hoping to bring the trophy home again this year. Click here to read more (external link).

Ghani Picks New Head of IEC Secretariat

Ariana: Ghani’s office announced Thursday that Ahmad Shah Zamanzai has been appointed as the new Chief of Secretariat of the Independent Election Commission after a list of eligible candidates was provided to government by the IEC. Click here to read more
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Ghani Picks New Head of IEC Secretariat

Ariana: Ghani’s office announced Thursday that Ahmad Shah Zamanzai has been appointed as the new Chief of Secretariat of the Independent Election Commission after a list of eligible candidates was provided to government by the IEC. Click here to read more (external link).

Peace efforts, counterterrorism goes alongside: Atmar

AT-KABUL: National Security Advisor Haneef Atmar on Wednesday during Joint Coordination and Monitoring Board (JCMB) session said that peace and counter terrorism efforts will be followed side by side... The post Peace efforts, counterterrorism goes alongside
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Peace efforts, counterterrorism goes alongside: Atmar

AT-KABUL: National Security Advisor Haneef Atmar on Wednesday during Joint Coordination and Monitoring Board (JCMB) session said that peace and counter terrorism efforts will be followed side by side... The post Peace efforts, counterterrorism goes alongside: Atmar appeared first on Afghanistan Times.

At least 14 civilians killed in Kunduz airstrike

KABUL-AT: At least 14 civilians including women and children were killed and one was injured Thursday morning after a house was hit by an alleged Afghan airstrike in... The post At least 14 civilians killed in Kunduz airstrike appeared first on Afghanistan Ti
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At least 14 civilians killed in Kunduz airstrike

KABUL-AT: At least 14 civilians including women and children were killed and one was injured Thursday morning after a house was hit by an alleged Afghan airstrike in... The post At least 14 civilians killed in Kunduz airstrike appeared first on Afghanistan Times.

Kabul Hopes Russia to Push Taliban Into Talks With Afghan Government – Ambassador

MOSCOW, July 18 (Sputnik) – Russia could play a positive role in the development of the Afghan settlement by pushing the Taliban to start talks with Kabul, Afghan Ambassador in Russia Abdul Qayum Kuchai said on Wednesday. “From time to time we hea
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Kabul Hopes Russia to Push Taliban Into Talks With Afghan Government – Ambassador

MOSCOW, July 18 (Sputnik) – Russia could play a positive role in the development of the Afghan settlement by pushing the Taliban to start talks with Kabul, Afghan Ambassador in Russia Abdul Qayum Kuchai said on Wednesday. “From time to time we hear that the Russian government denies any involvement in financing, supporting, supplying weaponsRead More...

Russia Bewildered at Afghanistan Expecting Apologies for Soviet Campaign – Ministry

MOSCOW, July 18 (Sputnik) – Afghanistan’s statement that Russia should apologize to the Afghan people for the decade-long Soviet military operation in Afghanistan “raises nothing but surprise and bewilderment,” Russian Foreign Ministry
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Russia Bewildered at Afghanistan Expecting Apologies for Soviet Campaign – Ministry

MOSCOW, July 18 (Sputnik) – Afghanistan’s statement that Russia should apologize to the Afghan people for the decade-long Soviet military operation in Afghanistan “raises nothing but surprise and bewilderment,” Russian Foreign Ministry’s Second Asian Department Director Zamir Kabulov told Sputnik on Wednesday. Earlier in the day, Afghan Ambassador to Russia Abdul Qayyum Kochai said thatRead More...

Afghan Cleric’s ‘Fatwa’ Against Media Makes Life Even More Dangerous For Journalists

Shapur Saber Frud Bezhan Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty July 18, 2018 Afghanistan was already considered one of the most dangerous countries in the world for journalists, a consequence of decades of war and religious extremism. But for some Afghan journalist
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Afghan Cleric’s ‘Fatwa’ Against Media Makes Life Even More Dangerous For Journalists

Shapur Saber Frud Bezhan Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty July 18, 2018 Afghanistan was already considered one of the most dangerous countries in the world for journalists, a consequence of decades of war and religious extremism. But for some Afghan journalists, the risks have been amplified after a cleric in the western city of Herat recentlyRead More...

Time for Taliban to think of what is good for Afghanistan

Maha Akeel via Arab News: More than 100 Muslim scholars from around the world — including about 40 from Afghanistan itself, representing the diversity of the nation’s sects, ethnicities and regions — participated in the conference held in Jeddah and Ma
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Time for Taliban to think of what is good for Afghanistan

Maha Akeel via Arab News: More than 100 Muslim scholars from around the world — including about 40 from Afghanistan itself, representing the diversity of the nation’s sects, ethnicities and regions — participated in the conference held in Jeddah and Makkah.  For a country where more than 99 percent of the population is Muslim and whichRead More...

This is Afghanistan: the nomadic community living at the ‘end of the world’

Marta Pascual Juanola via WAToday (Australia): I could never have imagined that five years later my partner and I would be trekking along the country’s Karakoram, Pamir and Hindu Kush ranges, searching for one of the last nomadic cultures in the world: the
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This is Afghanistan: the nomadic community living at the ‘end of the world’

Marta Pascual Juanola via WAToday (Australia): I could never have imagined that five years later my partner and I would be trekking along the country’s Karakoram, Pamir and Hindu Kush ranges, searching for one of the last nomadic cultures in the world: the Pamiri Kyrgyz. Afghanistan’s Kyrgyz nomads live in the high-altitude flats of theRead More...

“Daesh is replacing Taliban”

AT-KABUL: Members of the Parliament say that Islamic State in some regions of Afghanistan is becoming increasingly powerful and threatening to replace the Taliban. Parliamentarians claim that a... The post “Daesh is replacing Taliban” appeared first on Af
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“Daesh is replacing Taliban”

AT-KABUL: Members of the Parliament say that Islamic State in some regions of Afghanistan is becoming increasingly powerful and threatening to replace the Taliban. Parliamentarians claim that a... The post “Daesh is replacing Taliban” appeared first on Afghanistan Times.

ANDSF kills 93 militants in offensives

AT-KABUL: Over 93 Taliban combatants were killed in countrywide military offensives that left 21more militants injured by Afghan national security and defense forces. In a press release issued... The post ANDSF kills 93 militants in offensives appeared first
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ANDSF kills 93 militants in offensives

AT-KABUL: Over 93 Taliban combatants were killed in countrywide military offensives that left 21more militants injured by Afghan national security and defense forces. In a press release issued... The post ANDSF kills 93 militants in offensives appeared first on Afghanistan Times.

“Time to end deceitful homilies of peace”

AT-KABUL: A number of members of the Parliament argue that the government had failed in the peace process, saying that the people can no longer bear these deceitful... The post “Time to end deceitful homilies of peace” appeared first on Afghanistan Times.
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“Time to end deceitful homilies of peace”

AT-KABUL: A number of members of the Parliament argue that the government had failed in the peace process, saying that the people can no longer bear these deceitful... The post “Time to end deceitful homilies of peace” appeared first on Afghanistan Times.

Prominent litterateur, politician passes away

AT-KABUL: Ali Mohammad Zohma, a prominent litterateur, translator and pioneer politician, passed away at the age of 96 in Vienna, Austria. Late Zohma was a famous historian, philosopher,... The post Prominent litterateur, politician passes away appeared firs
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Prominent litterateur, politician passes away

AT-KABUL: Ali Mohammad Zohma, a prominent litterateur, translator and pioneer politician, passed away at the age of 96 in Vienna, Austria. Late Zohma was a famous historian, philosopher,... The post Prominent litterateur, politician passes away appeared first on Afghanistan Times.

Senate worried amid increased violence around Kabul

AT-KABUL: Taliban’s increasing presence and activities have sparked worries among the members of senate, as they say that more than half of area of the Khak-e-Jabbar district is... The post Senate worried amid increased violence around Kabul appeared first
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Senate worried amid increased violence around Kabul

AT-KABUL: Taliban’s increasing presence and activities have sparked worries among the members of senate, as they say that more than half of area of the Khak-e-Jabbar district is... The post Senate worried amid increased violence around Kabul appeared first on Afghanistan Times.

Bomb Kills 20 In Afghanistan, As Army Frees Dozens Of Prisoners

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty July 17, 2018 A suicide bomber has killed 20 people in northern Afghanistan, including a Taliban commander, an Afghan official says. Abdul Qauom Baqizoi, provincial chief police of the northern Sar-e Pul Province, said the atta
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Bomb Kills 20 In Afghanistan, As Army Frees Dozens Of Prisoners

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty July 17, 2018 A suicide bomber has killed 20 people in northern Afghanistan, including a Taliban commander, an Afghan official says. Abdul Qauom Baqizoi, provincial chief police of the northern Sar-e Pul Province, said the attack took place as village elders met with Taliban officials in the area. No group claimedRead More...

Probe Uncovers Major Irregularities In Fuel Sector

Tolo News:  A probe has found that despite repeated calls for quality control measures and monitoring systems to be enforced in the oil and gas sector, no such systems have yet been established. The investigation also found that government institutions invol
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Probe Uncovers Major Irregularities In Fuel Sector

Tolo News:  A probe has found that despite repeated calls for quality control measures and monitoring systems to be enforced in the oil and gas sector, no such systems have yet been established. The investigation also found that government institutions involved in the purchase and import process lack the necessary information to ensure standards areRead More...

Hekmatyar Claims IEC’s Figure for Registered Voters Is False

Ariana: Addressing a press conference in Kabul on Tuesday, Hekmatyar claimed that among 8,600,000 registered voters which presented by the IEC, five million of them was false. He said only 3,600,000 voters were real. Click here to read more (external link).
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Hekmatyar Claims IEC’s Figure for Registered Voters Is False

Ariana: Addressing a press conference in Kabul on Tuesday, Hekmatyar claimed that among 8,600,000 registered voters which presented by the IEC, five million of them was false. He said only 3,600,000 voters were real. Click here to read more (external link).

US Denies Reports, Says Not Ready to Negotiate With Taliban – Resolute Support

WASHINGTON, July 16 (Sputnik) – The United States is not ready to join direct negotiations with the Taliban despite media reports to the contrary, US Operation Resolute Support said in a press release on Monday. “Resolute Support refutes reports by th
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US Denies Reports, Says Not Ready to Negotiate With Taliban – Resolute Support

WASHINGTON, July 16 (Sputnik) – The United States is not ready to join direct negotiations with the Taliban despite media reports to the contrary, US Operation Resolute Support said in a press release on Monday. “Resolute Support refutes reports by the media that the Resolute Support commander said the US is ready to join directRead More...

Rights Group Decries Deportations of Afghans Amid Record Civilian Death Toll in Conflict

MOSCOW, July 16 (Sputnik) – A prominent human rights watchdog on Monday denounced the deportations of Afghan asylum seekers at a time when the number of civilian casualties in the conflict-torn country has hit a new record as an “unconscionable
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Rights Group Decries Deportations of Afghans Amid Record Civilian Death Toll in Conflict

MOSCOW, July 16 (Sputnik) – A prominent human rights watchdog on Monday denounced the deportations of Afghan asylum seekers at a time when the number of civilian casualties in the conflict-torn country has hit a new record as an “unconscionable” act and a “brazen” breach of international law. The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA)Read More...

Afghan President Suggests Taliban Could Join Peace Talks, Despite Rejection

RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan July 16, 2018 KABUL — Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has dismissed the Taliban’s rejection of his offer of peace talks, suggesting that the militant group can still be persuaded to come to the negotiating table. I
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Afghan President Suggests Taliban Could Join Peace Talks, Despite Rejection

RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan July 16, 2018 KABUL — Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has dismissed the Taliban’s rejection of his offer of peace talks, suggesting that the militant group can still be persuaded to come to the negotiating table. In an exclusive interview with RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan in Kabul on July 16, Ghani saidRead More...

Afghan Police Thwart Attack In Kabul, Seven Police Killed In East

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty July 16, 2018 Afghan police say they have shot and killed a suspected suicide bomber as he approached a demonstration in the capital Kabul. Police spokesman Hashmat Stanekzai said the suspect was shot by police near a gatherin
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Afghan Police Thwart Attack In Kabul, Seven Police Killed In East

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty July 16, 2018 Afghan police say they have shot and killed a suspected suicide bomber as he approached a demonstration in the capital Kabul. Police spokesman Hashmat Stanekzai said the suspect was shot by police near a gathering in the Shar-e Naw park in Kabul’s main business area on July 16,Read More...

Dostum Supporters Threaten To Derail Elections, Form ‘Own Govt’

Tolo News: Supporters of exiled First Vice President Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum held a demonstration on Monday in Shar-e-Naw in Kabul city and warned government that if it failed to meet their demands they would boycott elections and form their own autonomous
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Dostum Supporters Threaten To Derail Elections, Form ‘Own Govt’

Tolo News: Supporters of exiled First Vice President Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum held a demonstration on Monday in Shar-e-Naw in Kabul city and warned government that if it failed to meet their demands they would boycott elections and form their own autonomous government. Protestors also called for the return of Dostum and the immediate release ofRead More...

Atmar seeks implementation of NATO summit decisions

AT-KABUL: The National Security Advisor, Hanif Atmar met Monday the NATO-led Resolute Support mission commander John Nicholson, emphasizing on the implementation of the NATO summit’s decisions about Afghanistan.... The post Atmar seeks implementation of NAT
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Atmar seeks implementation of NATO summit decisions

AT-KABUL: The National Security Advisor, Hanif Atmar met Monday the NATO-led Resolute Support mission commander John Nicholson, emphasizing on the implementation of the NATO summit’s decisions about Afghanistan.... The post Atmar seeks implementation of NATO summit decisions appeared first on Afghanistan Times.

Editorial: Unlocking Afghan conflict

Nothing can atone for ‘peace and reconciliation’ debacle and perhaps nothing can circumvent the menace it spews, except for a termination of perennial hypocrisy and political deceit; and... The post Editorial: Unlocking Afghan conflict appeared first on A
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Editorial: Unlocking Afghan conflict

Nothing can atone for ‘peace and reconciliation’ debacle and perhaps nothing can circumvent the menace it spews, except for a termination of perennial hypocrisy and political deceit; and... The post Editorial: Unlocking Afghan conflict appeared first on Afghanistan Times.

Millions of dollars smuggled from Afghanistan

AT-KABUL: Foreign currency especially the US dollar is smuggled from the country through five border points, the Central Bank claims. The Central Bank governor, told lawmakers on Monday... The post Millions of dollars smuggled from Afghanistan appeared first
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Millions of dollars smuggled from Afghanistan

AT-KABUL: Foreign currency especially the US dollar is smuggled from the country through five border points, the Central Bank claims. The Central Bank governor, told lawmakers on Monday... The post Millions of dollars smuggled from Afghanistan appeared first on Afghanistan Times.

Afghanistan rejects Kabulov’s remarks as “baseless propaganda”

AT-KABUL: The government of Afghanistan rejected the statements made by Russia’s speciall representative for Afghanistan, Zamir Kabulov that the Taliban are controlling around 50 per cent of the... The post Afghanistan rejects Kabulov’s remarks as “base
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Afghanistan rejects Kabulov’s remarks as “baseless propaganda”

AT-KABUL: The government of Afghanistan rejected the statements made by Russia’s speciall representative for Afghanistan, Zamir Kabulov that the Taliban are controlling around 50 per cent of the... The post Afghanistan rejects Kabulov’s remarks as “baseless propaganda” appeared first on Afghanistan Times.

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