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India’s reaction to abduction of Sikh Afghan leader by militants in Paktiya

India’s reaction to abduction of Sikh Afghan leader by militants in Paktiya

23 Jun 2020 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

The government of India strongly reacted to the abduction of a Sikh Afghan community leader by the militants in South-eastern Paktiya province of Afghanistan. Anurag Srivastava, a spokesperson for the Ministry of External Affairs of India told reporters Tuesday “We strongly condemn the abduction of Mr Nedan Singh, a leader of the Hindu and Sikh […] The post India’s reaction to abduction of Sikh Afghan leader by militants in Paktiya appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Taliban’s Mullah Baradar met with UN Special Envoy for Afghanistan

Taliban’s Mullah Baradar met with UN Special Envoy for Afghanistan

22 Jun 2020 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the deputy political chief of the Talian group met with Deobrah Lyons, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for Afghanistan. “The Political Deputy Amir of the Islamic Emirate and Head of the Political Office, Mullah Bradar Akhund and delegation accompanying him met Head of UNAMA Ms Deborah Lyons and […] The post Taliban’s Mullah Baradar met with UN Special Envoy for Afghanistan appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

291 Afghan security personnel lost their lives, 550 wounded last week

291 Afghan security personnel lost their lives, 550 wounded last week

22 Jun 2020 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

The Office of the National Security Council confirmed that last week one of the deadliest weeks for the Afghan forces in the past 19 years during which at4 last 291 security personnel lost their lives. Javid Faisal, a spokesperson for the Office of National Security Council, said the Taliban militants carried out 422 attacks in […] The post 291 Afghan security personnel lost their lives, 550 wounded last week appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

2 policemen killed, wounded in Kabul city pursuit

2 policemen killed, wounded in Kabul city pursuit

22 Jun 2020 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

A policeman lost his life and another policeman sustained injuries in a police pursuit in Kabul city earlier today, the security officials said. Ferdaws Faramurz, a spokesperson for Kabul Police Headquarters, said the incident took place at around 7:10 am local time close to Deh Mazang area of the city. According to Faramurz, the policemen […] The post 2 policemen killed, wounded in Kabul city pursuit appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Taliban kill prayer leader of a mosque for announcing funeral of an Afghan police

Taliban kill prayer leader of a mosque for announcing funeral of an Afghan police

21 Jun 2020 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

The Taliban militants killed the prayer leader of a mosque for making an announcement regarding the funeral service of an Afghan police. Jawid Basharat, a spokesperson for Baghlan Police Headquarters, said the Taliban militants killed the prayer leader in Dand-e Ghori district of Baghlan. Bashar further added that the militants tortured the prayer leader by […] The post Taliban kill prayer leader of a mosque for announcing funeral of an Afghan police appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Afghanistan reacts to clash between Indian and Chinese troops which left 20 dead

Afghanistan reacts to clash between Indian and Chinese troops which left 20 dead

21 Jun 2020 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan (MoFA) reacted to the recent deadly clash between the Indian and Chinese soldiers which left at least 20 Indian soldiers dead. “As a country that has suffered immense human and financial loss due to conflict, and in light of our friendly relations, historic connections and strategic partnerships with […] The post Afghanistan reacts to clash between Indian and Chinese troops which left 20 dead appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Taliban release details of the meeting between Mullah Baradar and Imran Khan’s top envoy

Taliban release details of the meeting between Mullah Baradar and Imran Khan’s top envoy

21 Jun 2020 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

The Taliban group released the details of the meeting between Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the depyty political chief of the group with the top envoy of the Pakistani Prime Minister for Afghanistan. “Mullah Baradar Akhund, the Political Deputy-Amir, IEA and Head of the Political Office met in Doha, Mohammad Sadiq Khan, Pakistan Special Representative for […] The post Taliban release details of the meeting between Mullah Baradar and Imran Khan’s top envoy appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Pakistani PM Imran Khan’s special envoy met with Taliban leaders in Qatar

Pakistani PM Imran Khan’s special envoy met with Taliban leaders in Qatar

20 Jun 2020 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

The Special Envoy of the Pakistani Prime Minister for Afghanistan met with the Taliban leaders in Qatar to help the Afghan peace process. A Spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry of Pakistan told reporters that Special Representative for Afghanistan, Ambassador (R) Muhammad Sadiq visited Doha, Qatar on 16-17 June 2020. During the visit, he met Taliban […] The post Pakistani PM Imran Khan’s special envoy met with Taliban leaders in Qatar appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Kabul Police arrest 3 over brutal murder of a Hindu woman

Kabul Police arrest 3 over brutal murder of a Hindu woman

20 Jun 2020 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

The police forces in Kabul arrested three suspects had who had brutally murdered an Afghan woman of Hindu religion in the city. The Ministry of Interior (MoI) in a statement said the police forces arrested the suspects during separate raids which they conducted in Kabul city and nothern Baghlan province. The statement further added that […] The post Kabul Police arrest 3 over brutal murder of a Hindu woman appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Prominent Afghan writer’s wife and daughter killed in Kabul explosion

Prominent Afghan writer’s wife and daughter killed in Kabul explosion

20 Jun 2020 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

An explosion in Kabul city killed a prominent Afghan writer’s wife and daughter while leaving several others others wounded including himself, the security official said. Officials in Kabul Police Headquarters said the explosion in Paghman area of Kabul killed the wife and daughter of Asadullah Walwalji, one of the prominent writers of the country. The […] The post Prominent Afghan writer’s wife and daughter killed in Kabul explosion appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Pashtun Tahafuz Movement: A Resistance on the Face of Authoritarianism

Pashtun Tahafuz Movement: A Resistance on the Face of Authoritarianism

19 Jun 2020 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

Pakistan is home to approximately 30 million Pashtuns. Pashtuns account for 15 percent of the overall population of Pakistan, which exceeds the 200 million mark and constitutes a minority. Despite being a minority, Pakistani Pashtuns have always played a constructive role in the economic, cultural, political and even military fields of the country. They never […] The post Pashtun Tahafuz Movement: A Resistance on the Face of Authoritarianism appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

75th Anniversary of the Great Victory, Shared Responsibility to History and our Future: Vladimir Putin

75th Anniversary of the Great Victory, Shared Responsibility to History and our Future: Vladimir Putin

18 Jun 2020 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

75 years have passed since the end of the Great Patriotic War. Several generations have grown up over the years. The political map of the planet has changed. The Soviet Union that claimed an epic, crushing victory over Nazism and saved the entire world is gone. Besides, the events of that war have long become a distant memory, even for its participants. So why does Russia celebrate the 9th of May as the biggest holiday? […] The post 75th Anniversary of the Great Victory, Shared Responsibility to History and our Future: Vladimir Putin appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Motive behind Haibatullah’s decision to appoint Mullah Yaqoob as Taliban military chief

Motive behind Haibatullah’s decision to appoint Mullah Yaqoob as Taliban military chief

18 Jun 2020 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

The Taliban supreme leader Mullah Hibatullah Akhundzada has appointed mullah Yaqqoob, the elder son of Mullah, as the military chief of the group, with an aim to further strengths his hold on all affairs ahead of the key negotiations with the Afghan leaders, it has been reported. A senior Taliban leader confirmed the this during […] The post Motive behind Haibatullah’s decision to appoint Mullah Yaqoob as Taliban military chief appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Key Taliban Red Unit group member killed in Wardak clash

Key Taliban Red Unit group member killed in Wardak clash

16 Jun 2020 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces killed a key Taliban group member who was one of the prominent members of the Red Unit of the group in Wardak province. The 203rd Thunder Corps in a statement said the Taliban militants attacked the security posts in Jalriz district of Wardak province. The statement further added […] The post Key Taliban Red Unit group member killed in Wardak clash appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

MSF ends activities in Kabul Hospital where many mothers, newborn children were killed

MSF ends activities in Kabul Hospital where many mothers, newborn children were killed

16 Jun 2020 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

The Doctors Without Borders (Médecins sans frontières) ceased activities in a hospital in West of Kabul city where an attack left many mothers and newborn babdies dead last month. “Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has announced our decision to end activities and withdraw from Dasht-e-Barchi in Kabul, Afghanistan, following the brutal attack on our maternity wing […] The post MSF ends activities in Kabul Hospital where many mothers, newborn children were killed appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Taliban militants suffer heavy casualties in Kapisa clashes

Taliban militants suffer heavy casualties in Kapisa clashes

15 Jun 2020 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

The Taliban militants suffered heavy casualties during the clashes with the Afghan security forces in North-eastern Laghman province of Afghanistan. The 201st Silab Corps in a statement said the Taliban militants launched attacks against the public uprising forces in Tagab district late on Sunday night. The statement further added that the militants attacked the security […] The post Taliban militants suffer heavy casualties in Kapisa clashes appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

Ghani issues stern order to security institutions after recently Kabul mosque bombings

Ghani issues stern order to security institutions after recently Kabul mosque bombings

15 Jun 2020 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani issued stern order to the security institutions to ensure the security of religious scholars following a series of deadly mosque bombings in Kabul city. Presidential spokesperson Sediq Sediqqi said President Ghani issued the new order during a meeting of the cabinet of ministers. Sediqqi further added that President Ghani ordered the […] The post Ghani issues stern order to security institutions after recently Kabul mosque bombings appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.

USA’s International Religious Freedom Report for 2019 is not fact-based research: Op-Ed

USA’s International Religious Freedom Report for 2019 is not fact-based research: Op-Ed

15 Jun 2020 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

On June 11th, 2020, the US Embassy in Kabul shared the International Religious Freedom Report for 2019 on its web page and social media accounts. This research was conducted by the Office of International Religious Freedom at the Department of State. However, the report does not highlight some minority groups’ concerns and also contains incorrect information, which […] The post USA’s International Religious Freedom Report for 2019 is not fact-based research: Op-Ed appeared first on The Khaama Press News Agency.


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