Wednesday 21 August, 2019
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History shows that the old strategy of promising a share of power to the old guard, in exchange for their stamp of approval, will not work.In early October, the newly- appointed US Department of State’s Special Representative for Afghanistan...

The Chairman of the JointChiefs of Staff of the U.S. Military General Joseph Dunford has said that the Taliban ‘are not losing’ in Afghanistan. Gen. Joseph Dunford has reportedly made the remarks in a security forum in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Emphasizing that much more needs to be done to bring peace to the war-torn country, Gen. Dunford has said...

The Afghan Taliban reacted to the murder of Maulana Samiul Haq, the leader of Jamiat-e-Ulema Islam (S), who was also famous the group’s ‘godfather’. Taliban issued a statement after Maulana Samiul Haq’s murder was confirmed, calling his death a major and irrecoverable loss to the Islamic world, specifically to the people of...

The Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Sami (JUI-S) Chief Maulana Samiul Haq, also famous as the Father of the Taliban, has proposed talks between the Afghan Ulemas and the Taliban group in a secret location. According to a statement released by Madrassah Haqqania, a delegation consisting of Afghan Ulemas and High Peace Council representatives, met with Maulana Sami...

The Haqqania Madrqasa led by Maulana Samiul Haq has rejected the reports suggesting that the deputy chief of the religious seminary Maulana Anwarul Haq has called on Taliban group to join intra-Afghan peace process. A spokesman for the religious seminary has told The Daily Times in Pakistan that Maulana Anwaru Haq has not made such a call as he rejected...

The Afghan Taliban have reportedly asked the Ulemas or religious clerics of Pakistan to boycott the upcoming international conference of the religious scholars on Afghanistan. The group has reportedly sent a letter to the prominent Pakistani Ulemas including the chairman of the Pakistani Ulema Council Mawlana Tahir Ashrafi in this regard. The Daily...

The Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has said that the Taliban group should not miss the chance for peace and reconciliation with the Afghan government as he called on the group to participate in the Afghan-led peace process. Mr. Yıldırım...

By Khaama Press on Apr 8th, 2018

The Chief Executive of the Government of National Unity Abdullah Abdullah slammed the Taliban group for their silence regarding the proposal of the government for reconciliation. In his speech during the Council of Ministers meeting in Kabul...

By Khaama Press on Mar 13th, 2018

The Afghan Ulemas General Council called the Taliban group brutal enemies of the country after the deadly attack on Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul. The Ulemas General Council issued a statement in reaction to the brutal attack saying the Council strongly condemns the attack that led to the killing of innocent people, including several innocent Afghan...

A prominent former Pakistani senator Afrasiab Khattak has linked the wounds of Federally Administered Tribal Agency (FATA) to support to the Taliban group by certain security circles in Pakistan. Published in local Nation media outlet, Khattak has mentioned regarding the recent military operations launched in South Waziristan area as he expressed his...

Pakistan’s foreign minister Khwajah Asif has said the United State should work with the countries having influence on Taliban in a bid to open door for peace talks and end the conflict in Afghanistan. Reaffirming Islamabad’s stance against militaristic approach to Afghanistan issue, Asif told The Wall Street Journal in Islamabad that the new approach...

A prominent Pakistani politician and religious figure Maulana Sami-ul-Haq has claimed the Afghan Taliban will support Pakistan in the event the country is invaded by the foreigners. The Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam leader in a statement has said the Afghan Taliban leaders have declared their support to Islamabad during a gathering chaired by Mufti Mehmood Zakri. The...

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has said less time is left for the Taliban group to accept the reconciliation process offers, apparently reiterating the government’s pervious stance that strict military operations policy will adopted along...

By Khaama Press on Jul 14th, 2017

The leader of Hezb-e-Islami Gulbuddin Hekmatyar once again slammed the Taliban group for leading a baseless insurgency, claiming that the group is the main reason behind the presence of the US forces in Afghanistan. Speaking during a gathering in eastern Nangarhar province in the presence of Second Vice President and other high level officials, Hekmatyar...

The Taliban militant group reacted on US military plan to deploy around 300 soldiers in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan, claiming that the deployment of additional forces indicate the defeat of the Afghan and US forces in Helmand battle. “Yesterday American military commanders announced that 300 extra US troops will be deployed to Helmand...