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Voters Registration Materials Reach to Centers of Eight Provinces

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The Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan (IEC) said on Sunday that the election materials for voters registration have reached to the centers of eight provinces. These provinces include Parwan, Panjshir, Paktia, Khost, Ghazni, Nooristan, and Maidan Wardak. IEC added that the materials will be transferred to the district centers and villages of these provinces on …

Impartial Member Backs Rahmani as Tensions Remain Unsolved

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As tensions remain unsolved, an impartial member of the special committee on Sunday said that the issue over the parliament speaker is considered final and the committee has endorsed Rahmani’s selection as the speaker based on the applicable rules and regulations. “The problem was solved based on the law and procedures. I can say that …

Muslimyar Reacts to Arrest of His Former Adviser

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Reacting to the arrest of his former adviser, the Senate Speaker Fazel Hadi Muslimyar on Sunday said that the criminal offense is a personal responsibility and the case of his former adviser has no effect on the Upper House of Parliament. Afghan security forces arrested Haji Dilawar, an adviser to the Senate Speaker, on charges …

Two Suspects Arrested for Killing Female Journalist

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Police have arrested two suspects in connection with the murder of Mina Mangal, a former journalist and advisor to the Afghan parliament, the interior ministry said on Saturday. The family members of Mina had accused the individuals and they were on police wanted list. The suspects have confessed that they have convicted the crime during …

Mahsa’s Murderers Sentenced to 30 Years in Jail

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A primary court in Kabul sentenced the murderers of Mahsaa, a six-year-old girl, to 30 years in prison on Saturday. About three months ago, two men kidnapped Mahsa in ransom for money and later on killed her. The dead body of the innocent girl was found in PD15 of Kabul City. Mahsa’s father asked the …

Presidential Palace Rejects Allegation of Sexual Favors

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The Afghan presidential palace on Saturday rejected allegations of sexual favors in exchange for top government positions in Afghanistan. Recently, General Habib Ahmadzai, a former special security advisor to President Ashraf Ghani claimed that the presidential palace asks women for sexual favors. In an interview with Khurshid TV, Gen. Ahmadzai claimed that sexual favors are …

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Taliban Storm Police Check Post in Kunduz, Killing 5

Taliban Storm Police Check Post in Kunduz, Killing 5

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The Taliban Insurgents attacked an Afghan security check post in northern Kunduz province, killing at least five soldiers, a local official said on Sunday. Manzor Stanikzai, Kunduz police chief told Ariana News that the Taliban fighters stormed Zakhel check post in the provincial capital city of the province at around 1:00 am on Sunday. Stanikzai …

UN Concerns About Accounts of Taliban Ill-Treatment of Detainees

UN Concerns About Accounts of Taliban Ill-Treatment of Detainees

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The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) in a statement expresses grave concern about credible accounts of Taliban subjecting detainees to ill-treatment and actions that may amount to torture, as well as serious allegations that some detainees were killed. According to the statement, reports also indicate that detainees were held in poor conditions and made …

Moscow Invites Taliban to Afghanistan-Russia Relations Anniversary

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The familiar sources with the event said on Saturday that leaders and members of the Taliban office have been invited to attend the centennial celebration of the diplomatic relations between Afghanistan and Russian. The familiar sources with the event that Hamid Karzai and some other politicians will also attend this event. An intra-Afghan dialogue is supposed …

Parliament Deadlock Shows No Sign of Breaking

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The tensions over the election of the speaker of the Lower House of Parliament continued on Saturday with no breakthrough. Tensions erupted after MPs divided over the selection of Mir Rahman Rahmani as the House Speaker. Rahmani’s rival MP Kamal Naser Osuli rejected to accept the election result. In the election, Rahmani secured 123 votes …

Ghani Is Ready to Negotiate with Presidential Candidates: ARG

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The Afghan Presidential Palace (Arg) on Saturday announced that President Ashraf Ghani is ready to negotiate with the protesting presidential candidates regarding the extension of his tenure beyond May 22. “The President actions are based on the laws of the country, especially whatever the President has done after being registered as a candidate. The President …

Govt Launches Consultations to Find Solution to Ghazni Elections

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The government has launched consultations regarding Ghazni parliamentary elections. The National Security Council has tasked Vice President Sarwar Danish and Deputy Chief Executive Engineer Muhammad Khan to find a solution to the problem. “The office of Second Vice President and First Deputy CEO are holding consultation meetings regarding Ghazni election, several plans were suggested but …

30 Militants Including Taliban’s Red Unit Commander Killed in Helmand

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The Afghan intelligence special forces have killed 30 militants including two senior Taliban members in Helmand province, the National Directorate of Security (NDS) said in a statement on Saturday. The Taliban militants were killed during “targeted operations” over Taliban bases in Marja and Sangin districts of the province, the statement added. Two senior Taliban militants …

Taliban’s Alfath Operation Has Failed: Khalid

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Acting Defense Minister Assadullah Khalid on Saturday said the Taliban’s spring offensive has failed and the group has made no progress in the battlefields since the start of their offensive. Speaking at the introduction ceremony of the new commander of the Special Operations Forces in Kabul, Khalid said that the Taliban has failed to move …

11 Daesh Fighters Killed, Wounded in Nangarhar

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Afghan police forces have killed Five Daesh fighters including a key commander of the group during an operation in Deh Bala district of eastern Nangarhar province, Interior Ministry (MoI) said in a statement on Saturday. Responding to a Daesh terror attack in Nangarhar, the Afghan security forces launched an operation in Deh Bala district of …