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A delegation of Taliban representatives arrived in Kabul for the first time since 2001 to follow up on the release of prisoners. Zabiullah Mujahid, a Taliban spokesperson, said the delegation consists of three representatives who arrived...

By Khaama Press on Mar 31st, 2020

Photo AFP/Getty Images The Office of the National Security Council confirmed that the Afghan government will host the Taliban delegation in Bagram prison to discuss the release of prisoners. According to a statement released by Office...

By Khaama Press on Mar 30th, 2020

The Afghan government and Taliban discussed prisoners release via video teleconferencing on Sunday, the U.S. envoy for Afghan peace said. Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad said in a Twitter post that the U.S. and Qatar facilitated the talks...

By Khaama Press on Mar 23rd, 2020

Sporadic attacks in three provinces of Afghanistan claimed the lives of 5 people including police and army personnel and wounded two others. The security officials in Balkh province said a civilian and an army soldier lost their lives...

By Khaama Press on Mar 18th, 2020

The U.S. envoy for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad welcomed the statement by Afghan Taliban in which the group denounced the ISIS terrorist group and vowed to stop any attempts by the terror group to recruit, fundraise or train...

By Khaama Press on Mar 17th, 2020

The U.S. envoy for Afghan peace Zalmay Khalilzad called the current pace of violence by Taliban group as ‘Too High’ as he expressed hopes that the group would adhere to its commitments to reduce violence. Ambassador Khalilzad...

By Khaama Press on Mar 11th, 2020

The Secretary of State Mike Pompeo welcomed President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani’s announcement regarding the release of Taliban prisoners. Pompeo in a statement said “We also welcome President Ghani’s announcement that he...

By Khaama Press on Mar 10th, 2020

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi reacted to the signing of a peace deal between the United States and Taliban group in Afghanistan. Pelosi in a statement said “The agreement between the United States and the...

By Khaama Press on Mar 2nd, 2020

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani said any agreement ‘signed behind the scene’ and ‘lacking transparency’ would have fundamental issues during its execution stage. He made the remarks during a press conference...

By Khaama Press on Mar 1st, 2020

Washington is expected to sign a peace deal with the Taliban group on 29th of February, provided that the group uphold their commitments regarding a seven-day reduction in violence. An American official, privy of the development has...

By Khaama Press on Feb 15th, 2020

The U.S. President Donald Trump has said his administration is working on agreement with the Taliban following the release of Western professors, it has been reported. President Trump made the remarks in Fox News’ “Fox & Friends”,...

By Khaama Press on Nov 23rd, 2019

The U.S. President Donald Trump welcomed the release of the two Western professors and expressed hopes that their release would lead to ceasefire in Afghanistan. “We join families of Kevin King & Tim Weeks in celebrating their release...

By Khaama Press on Nov 21st, 2019

The Afghan government has warned that no progress would be imminent if a peace process was not owned and led by the Afghan government. Presidential spokesperson Sediq Sediqqi said in Twitter post “Peace is our priority. A peace process...

By Khaama Press on Oct 2nd, 2019

The National Security Adviser of Afghanistan Hamdullah Mohib has called on Taliban to join peace or the Afghan forces would continue to fight. Speaking during high-level debate of the 74th session of the General Assembly of the United...

By Khaama Press on Oct 1st, 2019

The U.S. President Donald Trump has said his administration was pursuing the hope of a brighter future in Afghanistan. He made the remarks at the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday. President Trump said...

By Khaama Press on Sep 26th, 2019