Wednesday 18 September, 2019
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The leader of Hezb-e-Islami Afghanistan (HIA)  Gulbuddin Hekmatyar has said the party will not have an independent candidate in the upcoming presidential elections.Speaking during a press conference in Kabul, Hekmatyar said Hezb-e-Islami will nominate a candidate in close coordination with the other political parties.Hekmatyar further...

The leader of Hezb-e-Islami Gulbudin Hekmatyar slammed the government and the Independent Election Commission for their shortages regarding the upcoming parliamentary and district council elections. Speaking during a press conference in Kabul, Hekmatyar accused the government for planning vote rigging during the elections and the authorities have no...

The US deputy secretary of state Alice Wells met with the leader of Hezb-e-Islami Gulbuddin Hekmatyar to hold talks regarding the ongoing efforts on Afghan-led peace process. Sources close to Hezb-e-Islami have said Mr. Hekmatyar met with the deputy US secretary of state Alice Wells in his office on Tuesday. According to the sources, the two sides held...

The Afghan government is set to release at least 269 prisoners belonging to Hezb-e-Islami as per the peace accord signed in late 2016. The Office of the President, ARG Palace, said the decision to release more inmates of Hezb-e-Islami was taken during the meeting of the National Security Council chaired by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani. According...

The provincial police chief of southern Kandahar province General Abdul Raziq has claimed that the former prisoners of Hezb-e-Islami led by Gulbuddin Hekmatyar are currently fighting in the ranks of the Taliban group. In an interview with the local new outlet, Sarkhat, Gen. Raziq has claimed that credible information and evidence are available in this...

The leader of Hezb-e-Islami Gulbuddin Hekmatyar declared his support to the launch of the electronic National Identity Cards (e-NIC) by the Afghan government. Speaking during a press conference in northern Parwan province, Hekmatyar said the distribution process of the electronic National Identity Cards must continue. He said he and his supports the...

The former Afghan intelligence chief and leader of the Afghanistan Green Trend movement Amrullah Saleh reacted to Gulbuddin Hekmatyar’s demands for the establishment of the safe zones for the Taliban as he warned that the deal would create...

By Khaama Press on Mar 24th, 2018

The leader of Hezb-e-Islami Gulbuddin Hekmatyar clarified his stance regarding the establishment of safe zones for the Taliban group, insisting that his recommendation for safe zones never meant to hand over certain provinces in control of the group. Speaking during a press conference in Kabul, Hekmatyar said he has submitted his proposals for peace...

The leader of Hezb-e-Islami Gulbuddin Hekmatyar says the recommendations of Hezb-e-Islami regarding the reconciliation process have been shared with the Afghan government, Taliban group, and the foreigners, including Washington. Hekmatyar made informed regarding the presentation of his party’s recommendatins regarding the peace process as he was...

The senior member of Hezb-e-Islami Abdul Hadi Arghandiwal reacted at Gulbuddin Hekmatyar’s decision for his removal from the leadership council of the party as he insisted that no one has the right to remove him. Defying Hekmatyar’s...

By Khaama Press on Mar 15th, 2018

The Hezb-e-Islami party led by Gulbuddin Hekmatyar has dismissed three top members of the party citing recent political developments. The party in a statement said Abdul Hadi Arghandiwal, Eng. Mohammad Khan, and Dr. Basir Anwar have been dismissed...

By Khaama Press on Mar 14th, 2018

The leader of Hezb-e-Islami Gulbuddin Hekmatyar has confirmed that he has no connection with the Al Qaeda terrorist network as he suggests autonomy for the Taliban group in a bid to help reach to a peace agreement between the Afghan government and the Taliban group. In an interview with the New York Times, Hekmatyar has branded Osama as an individual...

The leader of Hezb-e-Islami Gulbuddin Hekmatyar says the Taliban group cannot win in the battlefield as he insisted on reconciliation process as the only way forward to put an end to ongoing violence. Hekmatyar made the remarks during a gathering to mark the 29th year of the withdrawal of the Soviet forces from the country. He called on the Taliban...

The Afghan government on Thursday released scores of prisoners of Hezb-e-Islami from prison in Kabul in a bid to help implement the articles of peace deal between Gulbuddin Hekmatayr and the government. The officials confirmed that the prisoners were released during a ceremony from Pul-e-Charkhi prison in East of capital Kabul. The officials further...

The leader of Hezb-e-Islami Gulbuddin Hekmatyar confirmed contacts with the Taliban group in a bid to encourage the group to participate in peace talks. Hekmatyar informed regarding his party’s contact with the Taliban as he was speaking during a press conference in Kabl today. He said the Hezb-e-Islami strongly supports peace process and will...