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NSC To Investigate Chaman-Spin Boldak Clashes And Rocket Shelling

NSC To Investigate Chaman-Spin Boldak Clashes And Rocket Shelling

The Office of the National Security Council (NSC) said a high-level government delegation has launched an investigation into the Chaman-Sin Boldak clashes and the consequent rocket shelling ...
2 August 20 - 12:26
SIGAR: Humanitarian Disaster Looms In Afghanistan With One Of The Highest Positive Rates In The World

SIGAR: Humanitarian Disaster Looms In Afghanistan With One Of The Highest Positive Rates In The World

The COVID-19 pandemic is pushing millions of Afghans into poverty as they deal with dwindling cash and food supplies, said the latest quarterly report of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan ...
1 August 20 - 14:19
SIGAR: Taliban ‘Harassing’ ANDSF, Al Qaeda Still Present

SIGAR: Taliban ‘Harassing’ ANDSF, Al Qaeda Still Present

The Taliban is calibrating its use of violence to harass and undermine the ANDSF and the Afghan government, reports the latest quarterly report of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan ...
1 August 20 - 13:57
SIGAR: Up to 70% ‘Ghost Soldiers’ Within ANDSF Ranks

SIGAR: Up to 70% ‘Ghost Soldiers’ Within ANDSF Ranks

Despite shelling out up to $5 billion per year to sustain and develop Afghanistan’s security forces, the U.S. “lack accurate information about the actual strength” of the forces, said the latest ...
1 August 20 - 11:41
Khost governor calls Jalaluddin Haqqani

Khost governor calls Jalaluddin Haqqani 'a great hero'

Sediq Patman, who was recently appointed by President Ashraf Ghani as the governor of Afghanistan's eastern Khost province, has called Jalaluddin Haqqani, founder of the militant Haqqani network,...
30 July 20 - 14:50
12 Taliban Members Killed, Wounded In Security Forces Counterattack In Faryab

12 Taliban Members Killed, Wounded In Security Forces Counterattack In Faryab

Army officials in Faryab province said that seven Taliban fighters were killed and five were wounded in a counterattack by security forces on Thursday.
30 July 20 - 12:24
Khalilzad Meets Ghani, Abdullah, Karzai And VPs To Encourage Start Of Direct Talks

Khalilzad Meets Ghani, Abdullah, Karzai And VPs To Encourage Start Of Direct Talks

U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad met Afghan leaders on Wednesday evening, ahead of Eid al-Adha ceasefire, to discuss the start of the direct talks.
30 July 20 - 10:22
Khalizad Arrives in Kabul, Meets With Afghan Leaders

Khalizad Arrives in Kabul, Meets With Afghan Leaders

The US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad has arrived in Kabul where he is meeting with Afghan leaders ahead of the Eid-al-Adha ceasefire, which starts on ...
29 July 20 - 19:52
US forces asked to stay in bunkers as Iran fires missiles amid drills: Reports

US forces asked to stay in bunkers as Iran fires missiles amid drills: Reports

US military forces deployed to the Persian Gulf kingdoms were reportedly asked to stay in bunkers as Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) fired ballistic missiles during normal military ...
29 July 20 - 15:45
Afghan Ambassador To Pakistan Resigns, Cites Higher Education Plans

Afghan Ambassador To Pakistan Resigns, Cites Higher Education Plans

Afghanistan’s ambassador to Islamabad Atif Mashal said he had resigned and posted his letter to President Ashraf Ghani on social media on Wednesday.
29 July 20 - 14:53