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Dozens introduced to Afghanistan’s prosecutor’s office for commenting in Facebook

Dozens introduced to Afghanistan’s prosecutor’s office for commenting in Facebook

9 Hour The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

Dozens of social media users have been introduced to Afghanistan’s General Attorney office for the charges of writing insulting comments on Ghani’s running mate’s Facebook posts, an official said. The Afghanistan Green Trend, led by Amrullah Saleh, a running mate to Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in the 2019 Presidential elections, has introduced at least 39 people […] The post Dozens introduced to Afghanistan’s prosecutor’s office for commenting in Facebook appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

U.S. wants Ghani to delay his second-term inauguration amid looming election crisis

U.S. wants Ghani to delay his second-term inauguration amid looming election crisis

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The United States wants President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani to delay his second-term inauguration amid looming election crisis following the controversial announcement of election results. The U.S. officials fear that the election feud could jeopardize U.S.-led peace efforts, two sources privy of the development told Reuters. Washington has not recognized the announcement by the Independent Election […] The post U.S. wants Ghani to delay his second-term inauguration amid looming election crisis appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Gen. Tadin Khan strongly reacts to repeated violations by Taliban amid violence reduction agreement

Gen. Tadin Khan strongly reacts to repeated violations by Taliban amid violence reduction agreement

22 Hour The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

The Police Chief of Kandahar warned of retaliation while strongly reacting to repeated violations by Taliban amid commitments to reduce violence over a period of one week. Gen. Tadin Khan in a statement said the security forces fully adhered to Reduction in Violence agreement in southern Kandahar. However, he said the Taliban militants have repeatedly […] The post Gen. Tadin Khan strongly reacts to repeated violations by Taliban amid violence reduction agreement appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Ghani meets Noor and Karzai amid controversies surrounding election results, peace process

Ghani meets Noor and Karzai amid controversies surrounding election results, peace process

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President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met with Ata Mohammad Noor, the Chief Executive of Jamiat-e Islami and Mahmud Karzai, the brother of the former President Hamid Karzai. In a statement posted online, Noor said the meeting focused on current situation of the country, announcement of election results, peace process, establishment of an inclusive government and reduction […] The post Ghani meets Noor and Karzai amid controversies surrounding election results, peace process appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Afghanistan confirms first positive case of Coronavirus in Herat province

Afghanistan confirms first positive case of Coronavirus in Herat province

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The Ministry of Public Health of Afghanistan confirmed the first positive case of Coronavirus in western Herat province of Afghanistan. Ferozuddin Feroz, the Minister of Public Health of Afghanistan on Monday confirmed that the authorities have recorded the first positive case of Coronavirus in Herat. Feroz further added that the Ministry of Public Health has […] The post Afghanistan confirms first positive case of Coronavirus in Herat province appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Documents show Daikundi governor embezzled over 20m Afghanis from govt funds

Documents show Daikundi governor embezzled over 20m Afghanis from govt funds

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documents leaked to media outlets show the governor of central Daikundi province Sayed Ahmad Rahmati has embezzled around 23 million Afghanis from the governmental budget. The documents show that Mr. Rahmati received 1.8 million Afghanis each month in his personal account, starting from December of 2018 to January of 2019. The funds were transferred to […] The post Documents show Daikundi governor embezzled over 20m Afghanis from govt funds appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Trump exudes optimism about the signing of peace deal with Taliban

Trump exudes optimism about the signing of peace deal with Taliban

23 Feb 2020 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

The U.S. President Donald Trump exuded optimism about the signing of peace deal with Taliban, confirming that he would sign the agreement if negotiators could work the final details. Trump made the remarks before leaving for an official trip to India on Sunday, according to USA Today. He said “I think it’s going to work […] The post Trump exudes optimism about the signing of peace deal with Taliban appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Afghan officials on alert as 3 suspected cases of Coronavirus surface in Herat

Afghan officials on alert as 3 suspected cases of Coronavirus surface in Herat

23 Feb 2020 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

The Afghan officials in western Herat province have reported three suspected cases of Coronavirus in this province as the authorities have isolated dozens more who recently arrived from Iran. Ahmad Amir Nezhad, a provincial public health official has confirmed to BBC that three individuals having signs of Coronavirus had traveled to Iran. He said the […] The post Afghan officials on alert as 3 suspected cases of Coronavirus surface in Herat appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

GPS system to be used to control, counter corruption and misuse of Kabul Police vehicles

GPS system to be used to control, counter corruption and misuse of Kabul Police vehicles

23 Feb 2020 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

The Kabul Police Commandment has started the installation of Global Positioning System (GPS) in Kabul Police vehicles in a bid to control, counter corruption and misuse of Afghan National Police (ANP) vehicles. Senior Deputy Interior Minister for Security Gen. Abdul Saboor Qaneh visited the center where the officials are tracking the ANP vehicles with the […] The post GPS system to be used to control, counter corruption and misuse of Kabul Police vehicles appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

House owner killed by a tenant in Kabul city

House owner killed by a tenant in Kabul city

22 Feb 2020 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

A house owner was killed by a tenant in Kabul city, an official said on Saturday. Marwa Amini, deputy spokesperson for the Ministry of Interior Affairs told Khaama Press that two individuals have been arrested in a murder allegation in Kabul city. The case is under police investigation, Marwa Amini said, but she did not […] The post House owner killed by a tenant in Kabul city appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Nearly 10,400 civilians killed, wounded in Afghanistan in 2019: UN

Nearly 10,400 civilians killed, wounded in Afghanistan in 2019: UN

22 Feb 2020 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

The United Nations released its latest report on civilian casualties in Afghanistan which documents up to 10,400 civilian deaths and injuries during the year 2019. The UN Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) in a statement said “The new report documents 3,403 civilians killed and 6,989 injured, with the majority of the civilian casualties inflicted by anti-government […] The post Nearly 10,400 civilians killed, wounded in Afghanistan in 2019: UN appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Abdullah to launch widespread program from the North after rejecting controversial election results

Abdullah to launch widespread program from the North after rejecting controversial election results

22 Feb 2020 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

Abdullah Abdullah, the frontrunner of 2019 presidential elections, is set to kick-start the implementation of his widespread plan from the North after rejecting the announcement of final presidential election results. A source within the Stability and Convergence Team led by Abdullah said they have a widespread program which they have started to implement from the […] The post Abdullah to launch widespread program from the North after rejecting controversial election results appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Russia warns against worsening political situation after the release of Afghan election result

Russia warns against worsening political situation after the release of Afghan election result

22 Feb 2020 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

Russia has warned against worsening political situation after the release of the final results of presidential elections as key contenders including Abdullah Abdullah rejected the final outcome of the polls. Maria Zakharova, a spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry of Russia said “We noted that Ashraf Ghani’s key rival in the presidential campaign – Chief Executive […] The post Russia warns against worsening political situation after the release of Afghan election result appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

UNAMA welcomes reduction in violence by Taliban

UNAMA welcomes reduction in violence by Taliban

21 Feb 2020 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) published a statement late Friday evening, welcoming the reduction in violence by the Taliban. ‘The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) welcomes the announced start of a seven-day period of reduced violence, which represents an unparalleled opportunity that can lead toward a durable and lasting peace”, UNAMA […] The post UNAMA welcomes reduction in violence by Taliban appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

NATO welcomes the announcement of ‘violence reduction’ in Afghanistan

NATO welcomes the announcement of ‘violence reduction’ in Afghanistan

21 Feb 2020 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

NATO welcomed the announcement of ‘violence reduction’ in Afghanistan which will start from the 12:00 am on Saturday and will last for 7 days as negotiated between the U.S and Taliban delegation. I welcome today’s announcement that an understanding has been reached on a significant reduction in violence across Afghanistan. Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary General for […] The post NATO welcomes the announcement of ‘violence reduction’ in Afghanistan appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

US, Taliban agreed on a date to sign the peace deal

US, Taliban agreed on a date to sign the peace deal

21 Feb 2020 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

The United States and the Taliban have reached the agreement to sign a peace deal on the 29th of February 2020. The U.S Department of State announced on Friday that the U.S and Taliban are preparing to sign the peace deal on the 29th of February which will be followed by the next step, intra-Afghan […] The post US, Taliban agreed on a date to sign the peace deal appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Airstrike kills 5 Taliban, destroys weapons cache in Sar-e Pul province

Airstrike kills 5 Taliban, destroys weapons cache in Sar-e Pul province

21 Feb 2020 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

An airstrike killed five militants of the Taliban group in northern Sar-e Pul province of Afghanistan, the military officials said Friday. The officials further added that the security forces conducted the airstrike in the restive Sayad district of Sar-e Pul province. “An airstrike in Sayad district killed five Taliban fighters and destroyed a small Taliban […] The post Airstrike kills 5 Taliban, destroys weapons cache in Sar-e Pul province appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

19 ISIS militants killed in Afghan Special Forces raid, airstrikes in Kapisa and Kunar

19 ISIS militants killed in Afghan Special Forces raid, airstrikes in Kapisa and Kunar

21 Feb 2020 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

The Afghan Special Forces killed six militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria Khurasan (ISIS-K) in North-eastern Kapisa province. The informed military officials said Friday the Special Forces also destroyed a small cache of weapons of the terror group during the same operation which they conducted in Nejrab district. The officials further added […] The post 19 ISIS militants killed in Afghan Special Forces raid, airstrikes in Kapisa and Kunar appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.