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Taliban Veiled Members Clash with Security Forces in Faryab

Taliban Veiled Members Clash with Security Forces in Faryab

12 Hour Middle East Press Middle East Press

The Taliban members wearing veils clashed with security forces after they were stopped at a security checkpoint in Qaysar district of Faryab province. Security forces identified and stopped three armed Taliban members, including two veiled, today Sunday, Sept 22, in Saq local checkpoint that faced clashes with the group militants, MEP reports. A newsletter from […]

Jalalabad Explosion Killed One Civilian

Jalalabad Explosion Killed One Civilian

12 Hour Middle East Press Middle East Press

One civilian was killed and another injured in a bomb blast in Jalalabad, the capital of Nangarhar province. The incident happened today, Sunday, Sept 22, around 10:20 in the PD4 of Jalalabad city. The incident raised from an explosive embedded on a Corolla car killing one passenger and injuring one other, he said. Atal further […]

Jaghato District Recaptured, Cleared

Jaghato District Recaptured, Cleared

16 Hour Middle East Press Middle East Press

Jaghato district of Ghazni province was fully cleared of armed Taliban after two years during Mobin operations. The Jaghato district was completely cleared last midnight and national flag of Afghanistan was installed on district`s building by security forces, MEP reports. The Ghazni Provincial Office released a newsletter saying, Afghan security forces succeeded to recapture all […]

U.S. Sending Troops to Persian Gulf as Tensions Escalate

U.S. Sending Troops to Persian Gulf as Tensions Escalate

1 Day Middle East Press Middle East Press

KABUL (MEP) — Tensions in the Persian Gulf and somehow confronting Iran have prompted the US President to agree to deploy more troops. The US Department of Defense has said it is sending troops to the Persian Gulf for air and missile defense of Saudi Arabia, MEP reports. The Pentagon views the move as the […]

Pakistan Recognizes Durand Line as Its Official Border with Afghanistan

Pakistan Recognizes Durand Line as Its Official Border with Afghanistan

1 Day Middle East Press Middle East Press

KABUL (MEP) — Pakistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has termed its Afghan counterpart’s renewed statement as “irresponsible and unwarranted”, saying; the border between the two countries is recognized by international laws and conventions. The Interior Ministry responded to the opening of the 24-hour Torkham crossing, emphasized that Kabul “does not recognise the Durand Line as […]

MoD: Major Taliban Explosives Depot Destroyed in Ghazni

MoD: Major Taliban Explosives Depot Destroyed in Ghazni

14 Sep 2019 Middle East Press Middle East Press

The National Defense Ministry (MoD) says one of the largest Taliban explosives depots was destroyed in Ghazni’s Muqur district during a special operation by security forces. The depot belonged to Hafez Jahangir, the military chief of the armed Taliban in Muqur, MEP reports as citing a newsletter released today September 14. The operations by commando […]

Taliban Claims Kabul Blast

Taliban Claims Kabul Blast

12 Sep 2019 Middle East Press Middle East Press

KABUL (MEP) –the blast in front of the ANA commando base in Rishkhor killed 4 soldiers and wounded 3 others, said MoD. An explosion occurred near the gate of the ANA Special Forces Training Camp in Rishkhor area of ​​Chahar Asiab district of Kabul at 12:50 pm today Thursday, September 12, MEP reports. The Ministry […]

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Rouhani to US: First Lift Sanctions, Then Let’s Talk

Rouhani to US: First Lift Sanctions, Then Let’s Talk

12 Sep 2019 Middle East Press Middle East Press

KABUL (MEP) — The Iranian President has urged that it is impossible to negotiate with US under sanctions. President Hassan Rouhani, in a telephone conversation with French President Emmanuel Macron, discussed Iran Deal (JCPOA) issues and recent tensions in the Persian Gulf. Iranian President said; “We are ready to return to JCPOA if agreements with […]

Security Forces Retake Karano Manjan District in Badakhshan

Security Forces Retake Karano Manjan District in Badakhshan

11 Sep 2019 Middle East Press Middle East Press

KABUL (MEP) — The Karano Manjan districts was recaptured by security forces after nearly two months, said Badakhshan provincial officials. The district was withdrawn from armed Taliban control today, Wednesday, September 11, after special and extensive operations were carried out by security forces. In accordance to a newsletter by Badakhshan Province Press Office, popular forces […]

Afghanistan Now Worse than Sept 11, 2001

Afghanistan Now Worse than Sept 11, 2001

11 Sep 2019 Middle East Press Middle East Press

Eighteen years ago, the world plunged into a terrorist shock; in 2001, a terrorist network in an unpredictable move attacked on American twin commercial towers using planes. The 9/11 attack was astonishing and astounding in terms of casualties and geographies, and proved that even the largest and most advanced intelligence agencies would be defeated. During […]

U.S. National Security Adviser Ousted

U.S. National Security Adviser Ousted

11 Sep 2019 Middle East Press Middle East Press

KABUL (MEP) — In a recent move, the US President fired his national security adviser. Trump has told John Bolton that his services are no longer needed at the White House. US President said in a Tweet: “I asked Mr. John Bolton for his resignation, which was given to me this morning.” “I informed John […]

One Wounded in Jalalabad Bomb Blast

One Wounded in Jalalabad Bomb Blast

08 Sep 2019 Middle East Press Middle East Press

KABUL (MEP) — UPDATE: A civilian was injured in a blast near the campaign office of State Builder (Dawlat Saz) Election Team in Jalalabad, the capital of Nangarhar province. An explosion occurred today Sunday at around 10:00 am near the campaign office of State Builder (Dawlat Saz) Election Team in the PD4 of Jalalabad. Nangarhar […]

Afghan Currency Rapidly Declines against USD

Afghan Currency Rapidly Declines against USD

08 Sep 2019 Middle East Press Middle East Press

KABUL (ECONOMIC/MEP) — After Donald Trump called off the US-Taliban peace talks, the dollar rapidly rose against the Afghan currency. The value of the USD against the Afghan currency has risen nearly to AF 1 since yesterday. Yesterday, the value of $ 1 for the Afghan currency was 78.40 in the Kabul markets, but today […]

Blast Went Off near Ashraf Ghani`s Campaign Office in Jalalabad

Blast Went Off near Ashraf Ghani`s Campaign Office in Jalalabad

08 Sep 2019 Middle East Press Middle East Press

KABUL (MEP) —BREAKING; an explosion happened near the State Builder (Dawlat Saz) campaign office in Jalalabad city. The incident happened around 10:00 this morning Sunday, September 08, near the Dawlat Saz campaign office of Ashraf Ghani. Nangarhar police spokesman Mubariz Atal confirmed the incident. More details loading…

6 Kidnapped Reporters Released in Paktia

6 Kidnapped Reporters Released in Paktia

08 Sep 2019 Middle East Press Middle East Press

KABUL (MEP) — Six journalists who were abducted by the Taliban released after two days, said Paktia provincial authorities. Paktia governor spokesman Abdullah Hasrat told MEP that the local reporters were released this morning Sunday, September 08. The reporters were kept in Zermatt city, he said. Hassrat further said he could not give information on […]

US-Taliban Peace Talks Canceled

US-Taliban Peace Talks Canceled

08 Sep 2019 Middle East Press Middle East Press

KABUL (MEP) — In a serious decision, the US President canceled peace talks with the Taliban in Doha, Qatar. Donald Trump made the decision last midnight and wanted his representatives back from Doha. The US President Donald Trump tweeted; “Unbeknownst to almost everyone, the major Taliban leaders and, separately, the President of Afghanistan, were going […]

Badakhshan: Security Forces Retakes Warduj District

Badakhshan: Security Forces Retakes Warduj District

07 Sep 2019 Middle East Press Middle East Press

KABUL (MEP) — After 5 years, Warduj district of Badakhshan province was taken out of Taliban control and re-controlled by the government. The national security and defense forces today, Sunday, Sep 07, repelled the Taliban from Warduj district of Badakhshan province and the district has been under state control. In accordance to the Ministry of […]

Will a US-Taliban Peace Deal Be Signed?

Will a US-Taliban Peace Deal Be Signed?

07 Sep 2019 Middle East Press Middle East Press

KABUL (MEP) — The tenth round of US-Taliban peace talks began unpredictably in Doha, capital of Qatar. A new round of US-Taliban talks was held in Doha last night, MEP reports. The main difference in this round of talks is the presence of Scott Miller, the commander of foreign forces in Afghanistan and Qatar’s FM, […]