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Large convoy of Afghan troops arrive in Sherin Tagab after heavy clashes with Taliban

17 Jan 2019 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

A large convoy of Afghan troops arrived in Sherin Tagab district of Faryab province after heavy clashes with the Taliban en-route to to the district that left at least 20 militants dead. The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military in the North in a statement said a large convoy of Afghan troops carrying supplies […] The post Large convoy of Afghan troops arrive in Sherin Tagab after heavy clashes with Taliban appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

U.S. envoy for Afghan peace reacts to Taliban threats for suspension of talks

17 Jan 2019 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

The U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalizad has reacted to the threats by Taliban group regarding the suspension of peace talks. “If the Talibs want to talk, we can talk. If they want to fight, we can fight. We hope that the Talibs want to make peace,” Ambassador Khalilzad has said. The […] The post U.S. envoy for Afghan peace reacts to Taliban threats for suspension of talks appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Gen. Dostum met with President Ghani in ARG Presidential Palace

17 Jan 2019 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

The First Vice President of Afghanistan General Abdul Rashid met with President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani to hold talks on key national issues including upcoming elections, peace process, and security in northern and northeastern provinces, the Office of the First Vice President said. According to a statement released by the Office of the First Vice President, […] The post Gen. Dostum met with President Ghani in ARG Presidential Palace appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Armed robbers clash with police in Herat leaving 3 dead or wounded

16 Jan 2019 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

An armed clash broke out between the armed robbers and police forces in western Herat province of Afghanistan leaving at least three dead or wounded. The Ministry of Interior (MoI) in a statement said Wednesday that the clash took place on Tuesday in Pashtun Zarghoon district. The statement further added that the police forces launched […] The post Armed robbers clash with police in Herat leaving 3 dead or wounded appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Special Forces video shows Taliban militants blown into pieces in an airstrike

16 Jan 2019 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

The Special Forces have released a video which purportedly shows an airstrike on a Taliban gathering in Afghanistan. It is yet not clear if the airstrike has been carried out by the Afghan Air Force or the coalition forces based in Afghanistan as both the Afghan and coalition forces conduct regular airstrikes against the high […] The post Special Forces video shows Taliban militants blown into pieces in an airstrike appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Foundation stone laid for Afghanistan Saffron Institute

16 Jan 2019 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

The Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation, and Livestock of Afghanistan Nasir Durani on Wednesday laid the foundation stone for the construction of Afghanistan Saffron Institute during his trip to western Herat province of Afghanistan. In his speech during the ceremony, Minister Durani said the institute will be built until the end of the fiscal year 1398 […] The post Foundation stone laid for Afghanistan Saffron Institute appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Terrorist leader Abul Talha and his fighters killed in Faryab operations

16 Jan 2019 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

A leader of a terrorist group Abu Talha has been killed with his six fighters during an operation of the Afghan Special Forces in northern Faryab province of Afghanistan. The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military in the North in a statement said the Afghan Special Forces conducted operations with the help of close […] The post Terrorist leader Abul Talha and his fighters killed in Faryab operations appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

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Taliban threatens to suspend talks with the U.S. regarding peace process

16 Jan 2019 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

The Taliban militants group in Afghanistan has warned to suspend talks with the United States regarding the peace process if Washington refuses the inclusion of troops withdrawal in the agenda of the talks. The group issued a statement late on Tuesday claiming that “the Unites States agreed during Doha meeting in the month of November […] The post Taliban threatens to suspend talks with the U.S. regarding peace process appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

U.S. envoy for Afghan peace briefs President Ghani regarding his recent trips

16 Jan 2019 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

The U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad briefed president Mohammad Ashraf Ghani regarding his recent trips aimed at the revival peace talks with the Taliban. The Office of the President, ARG Palace, in a statement said Ambassador Khalilzad briefed President Ghani regarding his recent trips to India, China, and United Arab Emirates. […] The post U.S. envoy for Afghan peace briefs President Ghani regarding his recent trips appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Indian national among the dead in Kabul bombing

15 Jan 2019 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

India has confirmed the death of one of its nationals in last night’s VBIED attack in Kabul which the Afghan officials say has claimed the lives of at least four people. The Embassy of India in Kabul in a statement said “India strongly condemns the horrific terror attack in Kabul yesterday in which an Indian […] The post Indian national among the dead in Kabul bombing appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Ambassador Roya Rahmani presented her credentials to President Trump

15 Jan 2019 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

The newly-appointed Ambassador of Afghanistan to the United States presented her credentials to President Donald Trump. The Embassy of Afghanistan in Washington in a statement said Ambassador Roya Rahmani presented her credentials to the President of the United States Donald trump in a ceremony held at the White House. The statement further added that “HR […] The post Ambassador Roya Rahmani presented her credentials to President Trump appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Afghanistan and India sign MoUs for 26 projects worth $10 million

15 Jan 2019 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

The Afghan and Indian officials on Monday singed Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) for 26 projects having a total value of 10 million US Dollars. The agreements were signed by the Indian Ambassador to Kabul Vinay Kumar and various officials during a ceremony which was also attended by Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah. The Office of […] The post Afghanistan and India sign MoUs for 26 projects worth $10 million appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

NATO condemns Kabul bombing, asks Taliban to stop violence against own people

15 Jan 2019 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

The Deputy Senior Civilian Representative of NATO in Afghanistan Patrick Andrews condemned the explosion in Kabul city which left at least 4 dead and more than 100 wounded. In a statement posted after the attack near the Green Village, Ambassador Patrick said “I condemn the despicable attack on innocent people yesterday in Kabul, near hte […] The post NATO condemns Kabul bombing, asks Taliban to stop violence against own people appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

7 Taliban killed in Afghan, Coalition Forces operations in South of Afghanistan

15 Jan 2019 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

At least seven Taliban militants have been killed during the separate operations of the Afghan and Coalition Forces in three southern provinces of the country. Informed military sources confirm that a coalition air strike in Shah Joy district of Zabul killed 2 known Taliban bomb facilitators and attack coordinators. The sources further added that the […] The post 7 Taliban killed in Afghan, Coalition Forces operations in South of Afghanistan appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Last night’s attack in Kabul ‘will not go unanswered’: Hamdullah Mohib

15 Jan 2019 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

Afghanistan’s National Security Adviser Hamdullah Mohib has condemned last night’s attack in Kabul city which left at least 4 dead and more than 90 others wounded. Mohib has said in a statement that the government would not remain silent against the attack in the city as he vowed to avenge the casualties inflicted on civilians […] The post Last night’s attack in Kabul ‘will not go unanswered’: Hamdullah Mohib appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Magnetic bomb explosion leaves one dead in Kabul city

15 Jan 2019 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

A magnetic bomb went off in Kabul city earlier today targeting a civilian vehicle in the vicinity of the 9th police district of thecity, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) officials said. Najib Danish, a spokesman for the Ministry of Interior (MoI), confirmed that the incident took place at around 8:20am local time in the vicinity […] The post Magnetic bomb explosion leaves one dead in Kabul city appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

NPC approves 16 new contracts having a total value of 1.23 billion Afghanis

14 Jan 2019 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

The National Procurement Commission has approved sixteen new contracts having a total value of more than one billion Afghanis. The Office of the President in a statement said the 177th session of the National Procurement Commission was chaired by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani during which 18 contracts were reviewed. The statement further added that the […] The post NPC approves 16 new contracts having a total value of 1.23 billion Afghanis appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Heavy explosion reported near an expat accommodation compound in Kabul

14 Jan 2019 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

A heavy explosion has been heard near a compound providing accommodation services to the expats in Kabul city. The Ministry of Interior spokeman Najjib Danish confirmed that the blast has taken place close to Green Village in the vicinity of the 9th police district of the city. Danish further added that a vehicle-borne improvised explosive […] The post Heavy explosion reported near an expat accommodation compound in Kabul appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.