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A man detained for forcibly marrying a teenage

A man detained for forcibly marrying a teenage

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Faizululdding, a 40 years old man was detained on the charge of forced marriage to a teenage girl in northern Balkh province, local officials said on Friday.   The child marriage taboo across Afghanistan, particularly in rural areas, goes back to centuries. Despite the opposition from the women’s rights group, social activists and the government […] The post A man detained for forcibly marrying a teenage appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Highway Extortion Frustrates Afghan Drivers

Highway Extortion Frustrates Afghan Drivers

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Rising extortion along some of Afghanistan’s major highways by the Taliban and government forces have caused great concern for drivers – which is why they demand the Afghan government to take serious action and improve transportation security. As the Taliban are expanding their domain of operation across Afghanistan, they have started disturbing ordinary people’s lives […] The post Highway Extortion Frustrates Afghan Drivers appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Iran and India to expedite work on rail links to Afghanistan

Iran and India to expedite work on rail links to Afghanistan

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Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran’s Foreign Minister on Friday, said India and Iran need to work together to accelerate rail connectivity to Afghanistan and the procurement of equipment for the development of Chabahar Port. He added that India’s good relations with Iran, Afghanistan, and the US could play a promising role in bringing sustainable stability and […] The post Iran and India to expedite work on rail links to Afghanistan appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Afghan military operations kill 8 Taliban militants

Afghan military operations kill 8 Taliban militants

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According to the security sources at least 8 Taliban militants have been killed in Afghan military operations on Thursday. The Afghan special security forces conducted a rain in Charkh district of Logar province, killing two Taliban fighters, detaining two and destroying a small weapons cache, MOD confirmed in a statement. The statement published by the […] The post Afghan military operations kill 8 Taliban militants appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

US and Taliban discuss signing a ‘peace deal’: Shaheen

US and Taliban discuss signing a ‘peace deal’: Shaheen

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The peace negotiations between the Taliban and the US peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad resumed on Thursday after the Taliban announced their Chief, Mullah Haibatullah Akhund has agreed to a 10-day ‘ceasefire’. The Taliban and US envoy have discussed over a ‘peace deal’ signing, a spokesperson to Taliban delegation, Suhail Shaheen tweeted. “Taliban’s negotiators headed by […] The post US and Taliban discuss signing a ‘peace deal’: Shaheen appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Bakhtar Afghan airlines will restart operations with domestic flights

Bakhtar Afghan airlines will restart operations with domestic flights

16 Jan 2020 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

Afghanistan National Procurement Authority chaired by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has approved an initial investment budget to reactivate Afghan Bakhat aviation company with new aircraft. The National Procurement Authority (NPA) said they will pay the Bakhtar company more than $20 million in advance for future services to the Defense Ministry for the transport of Afghan […] The post Bakhtar Afghan airlines will restart operations with domestic flights appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Roadside bomb kills five government employees in southern Zabul province

Roadside bomb kills five government employees in southern Zabul province

16 Jan 2020 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

A roadside bomb targeted the Afghan government employees in the southern Zabul province on Thursday, which caused the death of a driver and four passengers, the provincial officials said. The provincial governor’s spokesman Gulsalam Siyal said the blast occurred this afternoon around 12:00 pm local time when the Da Afghanistan Brishna Sherkat (DABS) employees’ vehicle […] The post Roadside bomb kills five government employees in southern Zabul province appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Airstrikes kill Taliban militants, destroy weapon cache: MOD

Airstrikes kill Taliban militants, destroy weapon cache: MOD

16 Jan 2020 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

Airstrikes on Taliban hideouts in Nimroz and Farah provinces of Afghanistan killed 5 Taliban militants, MOD said in a statement. An airstrike conducted by Afghan airforce on a Taliban hideout in Khasro district of Nimroz province on Wednesday night killed at least 3 Taliban militants, a MOD statement said. The statement further added that in […] The post Airstrikes kill Taliban militants, destroy weapon cache: MOD appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Pakistan opposes against India-Afghan trade via Wagah port

Pakistan opposes against India-Afghan trade via Wagah port

16 Jan 2020 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

Losing its dominant position as Afghanistan’s largest and the most important trade partner over the decades, some traders in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa state of Pakistan on Wednesday opposed the proposal to allow Afghan traders to import goods from India via the Wagah-Attari border. According to some Pakistani businessmen, the approval of any such trade agreement is […] The post Pakistan opposes against India-Afghan trade via Wagah port appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

SIGAR: US officials have ‘routinely’ lied over Afghan war

SIGAR: US officials have ‘routinely’ lied over Afghan war

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John Sopko, Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) told US Congress on Wednesday that US officials have ‘routinely lied’ to the public with exaggerating reports on the Afghan war. Sopko was summoned by the US Congress to talk about the ‘Afghanpapers’ recently published by America’s Washington Post. “There’s an odor of mendacity throughout the […] The post SIGAR: US officials have ‘routinely’ lied over Afghan war appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Ceasefire Necessary for Afghanistan Reconciliation and Peace Talks

Ceasefire Necessary for Afghanistan Reconciliation and Peace Talks

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Peace for Afghans means the end of the prolonged violence that has deeply affected their lives for decades – which is why the emphasis is on a ceasefire to create a conducive environment for Afghanistan Reconciliation and peace talks. Hamdullah Mohib, Afghanistan’s National Security Adviser, on Wednesday at the Raisina Dialogue multilateral conference in New […] The post Ceasefire Necessary for Afghanistan Reconciliation and Peace Talks appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Taliban chief agrees to a brief ‘ceasefire’ for talks resumptions

Taliban chief agrees to a brief ‘ceasefire’ for talks resumptions

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Taliban Chief, Mullah Haibatullah Akhund has agreed to a brief ceasefire for the peace talks resumption with the United States that may reach a deal signing stage this time. US special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad has been pushing the Taliban to agree to a brief ceasefire before signing of the peace agreement. Khalilzad paused the negotiations […] The post Taliban chief agrees to a brief ‘ceasefire’ for talks resumptions appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Afghan Artist Encourages Tolerance Through Artworks

Afghan Artist Encourages Tolerance Through Artworks

15 Jan 2020 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

Ignoring discrimination and inspiring tolerance through paintings of people from different races but with the same colors on their faces and hairs by an Afghan artist took the attention of a vast majority of people. Habib Olumi, a renowned Afghan artist, uses his artistic skill to encourage tolerance among people and societies. He began studying […] The post Afghan Artist Encourages Tolerance Through Artworks appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Newborn baby mauled by a dog in an Indian hospital

Newborn baby mauled by a dog in an Indian hospital

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Indian police are conducting a comprehensive investigation of the allegations that a newborn died after being attacked by a stray dog in a hospital. The dog attack, a controversial case, took place in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh. The parents said the newborn baby was alive in the operating theatre when the dog attacked. […] The post Newborn baby mauled by a dog in an Indian hospital appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Afghan religious clerk warns to punish women who disregard Islamic Hijab

Afghan religious clerk warns to punish women who disregard Islamic Hijab

14 Jan 2020 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

An Afghan religious clerk in western Herat province has started a widespread campaign, urging women to wear Islamic Hijab – a large headscarf – and has ordered his followers to punish those who disregard it. Mujeeb Rahman Ansari, a popular Islamic extremist and a religious clerk in the western Herat province installed dozens of billboards […] The post Afghan religious clerk warns to punish women who disregard Islamic Hijab appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

European Powers Use Dispute Mechanism to Handel Iran Nuclear Deal

European Powers Use Dispute Mechanism to Handel Iran Nuclear Deal

14 Jan 2020 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

European powers have triggered a dispute mechanism over the nuclear deal with Iran after the country took a further step back from its nuclear commitments. Following the assassination of Iranian Major General Qasem Suleimani by the US in Baghdad airport and the unintentional crash of the Ukrainian passenger plane by Iran’s Quds Force, the sociopolitical […] The post European Powers Use Dispute Mechanism to Handel Iran Nuclear Deal appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Seven Taliban Insurgents Join Peace Process

Seven Taliban Insurgents Join Peace Process

14 Jan 2020 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

According to the local officials in Qala-e-Naw district of Badghis province, seven Taliban insurgents gave up violence and joined the peace process on Monday, January 13, 2020. Najmuddin Burhani, the spokesperson for Badghis governor, said that previously Taliban insurgents used to operate against the government in the Laman region, Abkamari district, and took ransomed money […] The post Seven Taliban Insurgents Join Peace Process appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

MPs Demand Firing a Minister Over Refusal to Attend Briefing

MPs Demand Firing a Minister Over Refusal to Attend Briefing

14 Jan 2020 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

PMs at the Wolesi Jirga, the lower house of the Afghan parliament, suspended the budget for the Ministry of Industry and Commerce over its “repeated refusal” by Ajmal Ahmadi, the acting minister to attend a briefing session. Mr. Ahamdi’s refusal to attend a briefing session in the lower house forced the MPs to suspend his […] The post MPs Demand Firing a Minister Over Refusal to Attend Briefing appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.