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Afghan military operations kill 8 Taliban militants

Afghanistan, Jan. 17 -- According to the security sources at least 8 Taliban militants have been killed in Afghan military operations on Thursday. The Afghan special security forces conducted a rain ... Read More


US and Taliban discuss signing a 'peace deal': Shaheen

Afghanistan, Jan. 17 -- The peace negotiations between the Taliban and the US peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad resumed on Thursday after the Taliban announced their Chief, Mullah Haibatullah Akhund has ag... Read More


Taliban chief agrees to a brief 'ceasefire' for talks resumptions

Afghanistan, Jan. 16 -- Taliban Chief, Mullah Haibatullah Akhund has agreed to a brief ceasefire for the peace talks resumption with the United States that may reach a deal signing stage this time. U... Read More


Bakhtar Afghan airlines will restart operations with domestic flights

Afghanistan, Busess, Jan. 16 -- Afghanistan National Procurement Authority chaired by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has approved an initial investment budget to reactivate Afghan Bakhat aviation com... Read More


Airstrikes kill Taliban militants, destroy weapon cache: MOD

Afghanistan, Jan. 16 -- Airstrikes on Taliban hideouts in Nimroz and Farah provinces of Afghanistan killed 5 Taliban militants, MOD said in a statement. An airstrike conducted by Afghan airforce on a... Read More


Afghan religious clerk warns to punish women who disregard Islamic Hijab

Afghanistan, Jan. 15 -- An Afghan religious clerk in western Herat province has started a widespread campaign, urging women to wear Islamic Hijab - a large headscarf - and has ordered his followers to... Read More


Afghan prisoners flee, breaking the jail in Paktya

Afghanistan, Jan. 13 -- According to the reports, at least seven prisoners broke out the central jail in Paktya and fled away on Sunday evening, officials confirmed. Abdullah Hasrat, a provincial spo... Read More


Iran admits it has 'shot down' the Ukrainian passenger plane by mistake

Afghanistan, Jan. 11 -- According to state TV reports, Iran has admitted that it has 'shot down' the Ukrainian passenger plane by 'unintentionally' and by mistake. Iran fired at least a dozen ballist... Read More


Oman's King 'Sultan Qaboos' died

Middle East, Jan. 11 -- According to Oman's state media, Sultan Qaboos bin Said al Said, a long-ruling king of Oman has died at the age of 79 on Friday evening. The sultan died after "a wise and triu... Read More


Taliban: US, Iran tensions will not interrupt Afghan peace process

Afghanistan, Jan. 10 -- The Taliban leaders believe the recent tensions between the United States and Iran will not interrupt the Afghan peace process led by the United States. Suhail Shaheen, a spok... Read More