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Hekmatyar Among Potential Candidates Running for President in 2019

Hekmatyar Among Potential Candidates Running for President in 2019

16 Jan 2019 Ariana News Ariana News

Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, a former warlord and the current leader of Hezb-i-Islami who signed a peace deal with the government in 2017, is planning to run for president in 2019 election. Hamayoun Jarir, a close aide to Hekmatyar told on Wednesday that he was discussing to select his running mates. “Consultations are underway. Possibly, the candidate’s …

Gen. Murad Resigns to Contest in Election

16 Jan 2019 Ariana News Ariana News

General Murad Ali Murad the Commander of Kabul Garrison resigned from his position on Wednesday. Speaking at his farewell ceremony, Murad said “injustice” is the main reason behind his decision to quit. However, sources say that Gen. Murad stepped down to join Rahmatullah Nabil’s ticket in the upcoming presidential election. Recently, several government officials have …

Taliban Key Commander Killed in Faryab

Taliban Key Commander Killed in Faryab

16 Jan 2019 Ariana News Ariana News

A key commander of the Taliban along with six other insurgents was killed on Tuesday night during a Special Operation conducted by commando forces in Faryab province, the 209 Shaheen Corps said in a statement on Wednesday. The statement identifies the Taliban commander as Abu-Talha. The military operation was conducted in Garzivan district of Faryab where at least seven Taliban …

Three Daesh Commanders Killed in Nangarhar

Three Daesh Commanders Killed in Nangarhar

16 Jan 2019 Ariana News Ariana News

Three Daesh local commanders were killed during an operation conducted by the National Directorate of Security (NDS) Forces in Nangarhar province, a local official said on Wednesday. The spokesman for local governor Attaullah Khogyani told Ariana news that the NDS forces launched an operation on Tuesday night at Momand Dara area of Achin district in …

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HPC Assures of Pakistan’s Cooperation in Peace Process

HPC Assures of Pakistan’s Cooperation in Peace Process

15 Jan 2019 Ariana News Ariana News

Umer Daudzai, Head of Secretariat of Afghanistan’s High Peace Council who recently visited Pakistan says Islamabad has assured them of cooperation in the Afghan peace and reconciliation process. Daudzai who is also President Ashraf Ghani’s Special Representative on Regional Affairs for Consensus on Peace on Tuesday said that Pakistan is willing to cooperate in the …

At Least Four Killed, 114 Wounded in Monday’s Car-bomb Blast in Kabul

15 Jan 2019 Ariana News Ariana News

At least four killed and 114 more wounded in the car bombing in the capital Kabul on Monday, the Interior Ministry said on Tuesday.  The Interior Ministry Spokesman Najib Danish said that the explosion had taken place near Green village compound in eastern Kabul – where international company and NGO offices are located. He said …

Car Bombing in Kabul Left Casualties ‘Mostly’ to Civilians

Car Bombing in Kabul Left Casualties ‘Mostly’ to Civilians

15 Jan 2019 Ariana News Ariana News

Car-bomb blast near Green Village compound in eastern Kabul on Monday left casualties mostly to civilians including children and women.  The Interior Ministry said that the attack killed at least four people including two security guards of Green Village – a compound housing foreign workers in Kabul – and 114 more wounded including children and …

Zalmay Rasoul Registers to Run for President in 2019 Election

15 Jan 2019 Ariana News Ariana News

Afghanistan’s Former Foreign Minister Zalmay Rasoul on Tuesday registered to run for the Presidential Election in 2019. Zalmay Rasoul was also a candidate in the 2014 election but when the election went to the second round he announced his support for Abdullah Abdullah, the current Chief Executive of the country. Rasoul is accompanied by Abdul …

Car-bomb Explosion Rocks Kabul, Casualties Feared

Car-bomb Explosion Rocks Kabul, Casualties Feared

14 Jan 2019 Ariana News Ariana News

Car-bomb explosion occurred near Green Village compound in Police District 9, east of Kabul on Monday, the Interior Ministry confirmed. The Interior Ministry Spokesman Najib Danish said that a car bomb explosion had taken place near Green village compound eastern Kabul – where international company and NGO offices are located. He said at least four …