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Taliban militants kill 8 civilians after abducting them in Balkh province

Taliban militants kill 8 civilians after abducting them in Balkh province

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The Taliban militants killed eight civilians after abducting them in northern Balkh province, the local officials said. Sources in Balkh Police Headquarters confirmed that the Taliban militants killed the civilians in Shogarah district of Balkhh province. The sources further added that the Taliban militants initially abducted the civilians from Nahr-e Sukh Village and later shot […] The post Taliban militants kill 8 civilians after abducting them in Balkh province appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Pompeo traveled to Kabul to deliver harsh message of Trump to Ghani and Abdullah

Pompeo traveled to Kabul to deliver harsh message of Trump to Ghani and Abdullah

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The State Secretary Mike Pompeo traveled to Kabul to deliver a harsh message of the U.S. President Donald Trump to Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah, it has been reported. Pompeo arrived in Kabul on an unannounced visit two weeks amid growing tensions political level in Afghanistan. Citing a former senior official and foreign diplomat, the […] The post Pompeo traveled to Kabul to deliver harsh message of Trump to Ghani and Abdullah appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

44 killed, wounded in a deadly clash between Taliban, militiamen in North of Afghanistan

44 killed, wounded in a deadly clash between Taliban, militiamen in North of Afghanistan

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A deadly clash erupted between Taliban militants and local militiamen in northern Samangan province of Afghanistan which left more than 40 people dead or wounded. The 209th Shaheen Corps in a statement said the Taliban militants attacked the security posts of the local militiamen in Dara-e Suf district of Samangan province. The statement further added […] The post 44 killed, wounded in a deadly clash between Taliban, militiamen in North of Afghanistan appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

U.S. welcomes Ghani’s decision for reversing decree to dismember finance ministry

U.S. welcomes Ghani’s decision for reversing decree to dismember finance ministry

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The United States welcomed President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani’s decision for reversing his decree to dismember the ministry of finance of Afghanistan. “Welcome media reports that President @ashrafghani reversed his decree dismembering Afghanistan’s Ministry of Finance. Donor confidence depends on responsible and inclusive leadership,” Alice Wells, the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asia […] The post U.S. welcomes Ghani’s decision for reversing decree to dismember finance ministry appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Taliban halts negotiations with Afghan government over release of prisoners

Taliban halts negotiations with Afghan government over release of prisoners

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The Taliban group announced that it has stopped negotiations with the Afghan government over the release of Taliban prisoners with effect from today. “We sent a technical team of the Prisoner’s Commission to Kabul for verification and identification of our prisoners as release of prisoners was to start as per the signed agreement and the […] The post Taliban halts negotiations with Afghan government over release of prisoners appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Taliban militants suffer heavy casualties as Afghan forces repulse attack in Helmand

Taliban militants suffer heavy casualties as Afghan forces repulse attack in Helmand

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The Afghan Special Forces inflicted heavy casualties on Taliban militants by repulsing an attack in southern Helmand province. The Special Operations Corps in a statement the Taliban militants were looking to carry out an attack against the Strike Force of the Special Operations Corps in Washer district. The statement further added that the Special Forces […] The post Taliban militants suffer heavy casualties as Afghan forces repulse attack in Helmand appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Political emend Imperatively Needed In Afghanistan

Political emend Imperatively Needed In Afghanistan

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DISCLAIMER – The opinions expressed in this publication are those of the authors. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of The Khaama Press News Agency. We welcome opinions and submissions to Khaama Press Opinions– Please email them to [email protected] Afghanistan is constantly in tension between having either a centralized government or a decentralized one, between a […] The post Political emend Imperatively Needed In Afghanistan appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

British Prime Minister moved to intensive care as COVID-19 symptoms worsen

British Prime Minister moved to intensive care as COVID-19 symptoms worsen

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The British officials have confirmed that Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been moved to intensive care unit in a London hospital his condition worsened over the course of Monday. The officials further added that Mr. Johnson was admitted to St Thomas’ Hospital in London late on Sunday with ‘persistent symptoms’ of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). […] The post British Prime Minister moved to intensive care as COVID-19 symptoms worsen appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Iran – Taliban Relation: Strategic partnership or strategic toolkit?

Iran – Taliban Relation: Strategic partnership or strategic toolkit?

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DISCLAIMER – The opinions expressed in this publication are those of the authors. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of The Khaama Press News Agency. We welcome opinions and submissions to Khaama Press Opinions– Please email them to [email protected] On November 27, 2019, Taliban Politburo Chief, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar visited Tehran and met with the […] The post Iran – Taliban Relation: Strategic partnership or strategic toolkit? appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Impact of COVID19 on Afghan Economy

Impact of COVID19 on Afghan Economy

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DISCLAIMER – The opinions expressed in this publication are those of the authors. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of The Khaama Press News Agency. We welcome opinions and submissions to Khaama Press Opinions– Please email them to [email protected] With the rapid outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) since the last quarter of 2019, the world economy […] The post Impact of COVID19 on Afghan Economy appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

5 ISIS militants surrender to Afghan forces in Kunar province

5 ISIS militants surrender to Afghan forces in Kunar province

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A group of five ISIS militants surrendered to Afghan forces in eastern Kunar province of Afghanistan, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said. According to a statement released by MoI, a group of five ISIS militants surrendered to Afghan forces in Suki district of Kunar province on Saturday. The statement further added that the militants also […] The post 5 ISIS militants surrender to Afghan forces in Kunar province appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Tiger at U.S. zoo tests positive for coronavirus disease

Tiger at U.S. zoo tests positive for coronavirus disease

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Amid growing cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States, a female tiger was tested positive for the disease at a Zoo in New York, it has been reported. The 4-year-old tiger, named Nadia, was tested positive for the diseae at Bronx Zoo in New York, days after she developed the symptoms, including […] The post Tiger at U.S. zoo tests positive for coronavirus disease appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Noor lashes out at Rabbani, Abdullah and Saleh for indecent Facebook comments

Noor lashes out at Rabbani, Abdullah and Saleh for indecent Facebook comments

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Ata Mohammad Noor, the chief executive of Jamiat Islami, lashed out at Salahuddin Rabbani, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and Amrullah Saleh for recent indecent comments being posted against him on social media. Noor issued an audio message, blaming the supporters of Rabbani, Abdullah and Saleh for the indecent remarks, urging his own supporters to react to […] The post Noor lashes out at Rabbani, Abdullah and Saleh for indecent Facebook comments appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

First Afghan doctor dies of coronavirus disease in Kabul city

First Afghan doctor dies of coronavirus disease in Kabul city

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The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has killed an Afghan doctor in one of the private hospitals in Kabul city, the public health ministry confirmed. Waheedullah Mayar, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Public Health, confirmed that the disease has killed a doctor in one of the private hospitals in the capital. Without disclosing further information, […] The post First Afghan doctor dies of coronavirus disease in Kabul city appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

39 Taliban militants killed, wounded in Uruzgan and Zabul airstrikes

39 Taliban militants killed, wounded in Uruzgan and Zabul airstrikes

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A series of airstrikes killed or wounded at least 39 Taliban militants in southern Uruzgan and Zabul provinces, the Afghan military said. The 205th Atal Corps in a statement said the Afghan forces conducted an airstrike to defend against a Taliban attack in Tarinkot city of Uruzgan, killing 6 Taliban militants and wounding 2 others. […] The post 39 Taliban militants killed, wounded in Uruzgan and Zabul airstrikes appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Will defend our Afghan partners if attacked: U.S. military in Afghanistan

Will defend our Afghan partners if attacked: U.S. military in Afghanistan

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The U.S. military in Afghanistan has said it would defend the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces in the event the were attack. “USFOR-A has upheld, and continues to uphold, the military terms of the U.S.-TB agreement; any assertion otherwise is baseless. USFOR-A has been clear- we will defend our ANDSF partners if attacked, in […] The post Will defend our Afghan partners if attacked: U.S. military in Afghanistan appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Video: Airstrike destroys key Taliban compound in Balkh province

Video: Airstrike destroys key Taliban compound in Balkh province

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The Afghan military has released a video which shows a precision airstrike against a key Taliban compound in northern Balkh province. The 209th Shaheen Corps in a statement said the Afghan Air Force carried out the airstrike after receiving information regarding the compound in Chemtal district. The statement further added that the Taliban militants were […] The post Video: Airstrike destroys key Taliban compound in Balkh province appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Karzai, Sayyaf, Khalili, Qanooni share demands with Ghani, Abdullah as political tensions boil

Karzai, Sayyaf, Khalili, Qanooni share demands with Ghani, Abdullah as political tensions boil

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The former President Hamid Karzai, Abdul Rab Rasool Sayyaf, Mohammad Karim Khalili and Mohammad Younus Qanooni urged President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani to stop the appointment of government officials. The prominent political figures issued a statement as tensions boil on political level, a move which is feared to hamper the peace process. The statement also added […] The post Karzai, Sayyaf, Khalili, Qanooni share demands with Ghani, Abdullah as political tensions boil appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.