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Afghanistan beats West Indies by 29 runs to clinch T20I series

Afghanistan beats West Indies by 29 runs to clinch T20I series

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The Afghanistan national cricket team defeated West Indies by 29 runs to clinch the T20 International series 2-1. Played in Lucknow of India, Afghanistan set a target of 156 runs by losing 8 wickets in 20 overs after winning the toss and electing to bat first. Rahmatullah Gurbaz scored the most runs for Afghanistan by […] The post Afghanistan beats West Indies by 29 runs to clinch T20I series appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Afghan forces seize massive arsenal of ammunition of Taliban in Faryab

Afghan forces seize massive arsenal of ammunition of Taliban in Faryab

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The Afghan forces seized a massive arsenal of munitions of Taliban during an operation in northern Faryab province. The 209th Shaheen Corps in a statement said the National Defense and Security Forces conducted the operation in Qarghan district of Faryab. The statement further added that the arsenal of weapons of belonged to the shadow district […] The post Afghan forces seize massive arsenal of ammunition of Taliban in Faryab appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

U.S. Ambassador reacts to Afghan government’s decision to reassess release of HQN leaders

U.S. Ambassador reacts to Afghan government’s decision to reassess release of HQN leaders

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The U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan John Bass reacted to Afghan government’s decision to reassess the release of 3 senior Haqqani Network leaders in exchange for the release of kidnapped American University lecturers. “We supported President Ghani’s announcement to release three #Taliban prisoners to promote #peace – and the decision to reassess their pending transfer following […] The post U.S. Ambassador reacts to Afghan government’s decision to reassess release of HQN leaders appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

72 ISIS sympathizers surrender to Afghan forces in Nangarhar, claims local officials

72 ISIS sympathizers surrender to Afghan forces in Nangarhar, claims local officials

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A group of 72 sympathizers of ISIS Khurasan terror group surrendered to Afghan forces in eastern Nangarhar province, the local officials said Sunday. The officials further added that the militants surrendered to the Afghan forces in Achin and Haska Mina districts late on Saturday night. Ashiqullah Sadat, the district chief of Achin said 69 ISIS […] The post 72 ISIS sympathizers surrender to Afghan forces in Nangarhar, claims local officials appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Afghan government reconsiders decision to swap HQN leaders with American University lecturers

Afghan government reconsiders decision to swap HQN leaders with American University lecturers

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The Afghan government has reconsidered decision to swap three senior leaders of the Haqqani terrorist network with the American University lecturers. Presidential spokesperson Sediq Sediqqi said late on Saturday that Anas Haqqani, Mali Khan and Hafiz Rashid, the three senior Haqqani network leaders are still in the custody of the Afghan government. Sediqqi blamed the […] The post Afghan government reconsiders decision to swap HQN leaders with American University lecturers appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Trump issues pardons to 2 U.S. military officers accused of war crimes in Afghanistan

Trump issues pardons to 2 U.S. military officers accused of war crimes in Afghanistan

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The U.S. President Donald Trump has issued pardons to U.S. military officers accused of war crimes in Afghanistan, the White House confirmed. According to a statement released White House “Today, President Donald J. Trump signed an Executive Grant of Clemency (Full Pardon) for Army First Lieutenant Clint Lorance, an Executive Grant of Clemency (Full Pardon) […] The post Trump issues pardons to 2 U.S. military officers accused of war crimes in Afghanistan appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

UN mission in Afghanistan accused of interfering in presidential elections

UN mission in Afghanistan accused of interfering in presidential elections

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The Council of Presidential Runners has accused the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan of interfering in presidential elections. According to a statement released by Council of Presidential Runners, the UN mission in Afghanistan has adopted a ‘biased’ approach while dealing with the issues of presidential elections. The statement specifically pointed towards the recent letter […] The post UN mission in Afghanistan accused of interfering in presidential elections appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

2 Taliban militants killed, detained; weapons caches destroyed in Special Forces raids

2 Taliban militants killed, detained; weapons caches destroyed in Special Forces raids

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The Afghan Special Forces killed a Taliban militant, detained another militant and destroyed three caches of weapons in three provinces in the past 24 hours. The military officials said Saturday the Special Forces destroyed a small cache of weapons during a raid in Farah district of Farah province in the West. The officials further added […] The post 2 Taliban militants killed, detained; weapons caches destroyed in Special Forces raids appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

615 ISIS militants, their family members have surrendered to Afghan forces so far: MoD

615 ISIS militants, their family members have surrendered to Afghan forces so far: MoD

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At least 615 ISIS militants have surrendered to the Afghan forces together with their family members in eastern Nangarhar province so far, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said. According to a statement released by MoD, 18 ISIS fighters recently surrendered to the Afghan forces in Nangahar together with family members including 24 women and 31 […] The post 615 ISIS militants, their family members have surrendered to Afghan forces so far: MoD appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Russia considers release of senior Haqqani Network leaders a ‘gesture of goodwill’

Russia considers release of senior Haqqani Network leaders a ‘gesture of goodwill’

15 Nov 2019 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

Russia considers the planned release of senior Haqqani Network leaders a ‘gesture of goodwill’ from the Afghan government. “We have repeatedly said that we welcome any real moves by the opposing forces in the Afghan conflict aimed at ending the armed confrontation and launching a peace process in Afghanistan,” Maria Zakharova, a spokesperson for the […] The post Russia considers release of senior Haqqani Network leaders a ‘gesture of goodwill’ appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

NATO Secretary General emphasizes on importance of the training of Afghan forces during U.S. visit

NATO Secretary General emphasizes on importance of the training of Afghan forces during U.S. visit

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The NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg emphasized on importance of the training of Afghan forces during his visit to the United States. In his opening remarks in the meeting of Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS in Washington, Stoltenberg said congratulated the U.S. Special Forces for the successful action in eliminating ISIS leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, […] The post NATO Secretary General emphasizes on importance of the training of Afghan forces during U.S. visit appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Democracy in Afghanistan: Why the 2019 presidential election turnout was low

Democracy in Afghanistan: Why the 2019 presidential election turnout was low

14 Nov 2019 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

Following the ouster of the Taliban regime in late 2001, Afghanistan has seen gradually declining turnout since the country first held national elections in 2004. In the first election after the overthrow of the Taliban from power, turnout was about 70 percent. The fourth-ever presidential elections in Afghanistan’s history were held on 28 September 2019. Afghanistan’s […] The post Democracy in Afghanistan: Why the 2019 presidential election turnout was low appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Taliban kills two MOI officials in Jurm district of Badakhshan

Taliban kills two MOI officials in Jurm district of Badakhshan

14 Nov 2019 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

Two MOI officials were killed by Taliban in Jurm district of Badakhshan province on Tuesday, officials confirmed. Sanaullah Rohani, spokesperson for Badakhshan police department told Khaama Press that a group of 8 MOI personnel were on annual holiday to visit their families in Iskan village of Jurm district last week, after which Taliban ambushed the […] The post Taliban kills two MOI officials in Jurm district of Badakhshan appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Airstrikes kill 11 Taliban militants in 3 districts of Helmand province

Airstrikes kill 11 Taliban militants in 3 districts of Helmand province

14 Nov 2019 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

The security forces conducted airstrikes in three districts of southern Helmand province in the past 24 hours killing at least 11 Taliban militants. The informed military officials said Thursday airstrikes in Lashkar Gah district of Helmand killed at least 8 Taliban militants. The officials further added an airstrike in Now Zad district of Helmand killed […] The post Airstrikes kill 11 Taliban militants in 3 districts of Helmand province appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

UN mission in Afghanistan under fire for blocking critics after leakage of controversial letter

UN mission in Afghanistan under fire for blocking critics after leakage of controversial letter

14 Nov 2019 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

The UN mission in Afghanistan is under fire on social media platforms for blocking its critics after the leakage of a controversial letter it had sent to Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan regarding the alleged inappropriate actions of an election commissioner. The social media activists particularly in Facebook and Twitter have criticized the UN mission […] The post UN mission in Afghanistan under fire for blocking critics after leakage of controversial letter appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Special Forces arrest Taliban fighters, destroy cache of weapons in Balkh

Special Forces arrest Taliban fighters, destroy cache of weapons in Balkh

14 Nov 2019 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

The Afghan Special Forces arrested two Taliban militants during a raid in northern Balkh province of Afghanistan, the military officials said. The officials further added that the Special Forces arrested the two militants during a raid in Chahar Bolak district of Balkh. The Special Forces also destroyed a small cache of weapons during the same […] The post Special Forces arrest Taliban fighters, destroy cache of weapons in Balkh appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

121 ISIS militants and their family members surrender to Afghan forces in Nangarhar

121 ISIS militants and their family members surrender to Afghan forces in Nangarhar

13 Nov 2019 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

A group of 121 ISIS militants and their family members surrendered to the Afghan forces amid ongoing operations in eastern Nangarhar province. According to a statement released by Ministry of Defense (MoD), 10 ISIS militants handed themselves over to the Afghan forces together with 111 family members of their comrades including 46 women and 65 […] The post 121 ISIS militants and their family members surrender to Afghan forces in Nangarhar appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Afghan presidential poll results further delayed as IEC halts vote recount process

Afghan presidential poll results further delayed as IEC halts vote recount process

13 Nov 2019 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

The Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan has announced that it has halted the vote recount process across Afghanistan. According to a statement released by election commission, the audit and recount process of votes has been stopped until further notice. However, the election commission said the resolution will not apply on polling stations whose votes are […] The post Afghan presidential poll results further delayed as IEC halts vote recount process appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.