Sardar Mohammad, allegedly the Taliban’s shadow district governor for Kalakan district of Kabul province, has been arrested by special forces in Kabul city, the National Directorate of Security (NDS) said in a statement on Monday.
“An emphatic message from delegates at last week’s UN Security Council session on Afghanistan was that the international community fully supports presidential elections taking place on 28 September,” said Tadamichi Yamamoto, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan.
While the prospect of resumed peace talks between the United States and the Taliban remains unclear, US President Donald Trump has once again lashed out at the Taliban for its involvement in a recent bombing in Kabul that left at least twelve people dead, including an American soldier.
Afghanistan's Taliban insurgency on Sunday revoked the prohibition it had imposed five months earlier on operations conducted by the International Committee of the Red Cross in the country and gave the aid group's staff a renewed guarantee of security.
Karim Benzema scored twice on Saturday in an outstanding performance for Real Madrid against Levante, although his side were left hanging on for a 3-2 win on the day Eden Hazard made his La Liga debut.
U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed on Saturday that Hamza bin Laden, son of late Al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden has been killed in a U.S. counterterrorism operation in the Afghanistan/Pakistan region.
"The loss of Hamza bin Laden not only deprives Al-Qaeda of important leadership skills ...