Wednesday 18 September, 2019
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The Khaama Press News Agency
Tag Archives: Taliban

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani says the Afghan people do not want the Taliban to return to power and the nation supports peace, education, prosperity, and development of Afghanistan. Speaking during a gathering of elders and influential figures of Jaghoori and Malistan districts, President Ghani said it has been revealed during his interaction with...

The Taliban group in Afghanistan has rejected the involvement of the group in last evening’s deadly suicide attack which targeted a gathering of religious scholars on the eve of Eid Milad (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad P.B.U.H). Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid issued a statement and said the group strongly condemns the attack in Oranus Hotel...

The Afghan High Peace Council members are saying that the Taliban group’s political leadership expressed flexibility for the talks with the government during Moscow Summit. However, the group demands the withdrawal of all foreign forces from Afghanistan as a precondition for negotiations. The High Peace Council Deputy Chairmen made the remarks...

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan reacted to Moscow Summit regarding the Afghan peace process, stating that the Afghan government hails any country that supports Afghanistan in achieving peace and emphasizes on an Afghan-owned and Afghan-led reconciliation process. According to a statement released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the...

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has once again called on Taliban group to participate in intra-Afghan peace talks, emphasizing that a consensus exists for peace and the Islamic world and region is prepared for reconciliation. He made the remarks during a meeting with religious scholars, influential figures, and tribal elders of Paktika province on...

A deadly clash erupted among the Taliban and militants affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan Military in the East in a statement said the latest clash erupted in Zawa area of Khogyani district. The statement further added that 21 militants were killed...

The Commander of the NATO-led Resolute Support Mission and U.S. forces in Afghanistan Gen. Scott Miller has said the conflict in Afghanistan could only be ended through a political solution, emphasizing that the Taliban also realizes that they cannot win militarily. In an exclusive interview with NBC News Gen. Miller said he recognizes that the solution...

The Chief Executive of Jamiat Islami Ata Mohammad Noor reacted to the assassination of Kandahar Police Chief and prominent Afghan security official Gen. Abdul Raziq. In a statement posted online, Noor claimed that Gen. Raziq’s assassination in a safe place and under strict security measures prove that he has been due to the conspiracies of his...

A delegation of Afghan officials has reportedly met with the Taliban group representatives in Saudi Arabia amid ongoing efforts to revive Afghan peace talks. Sources privy of the development within the Taliban leadership have said that the Afghan officials have held talks with the Taliban group representatives regarding the security of upcoming elections. “They...

The Taliban militants group in Afghanistan rejected the group’s involvement in today’s deadly attack in eastern Nangarhar province that left at least 160 dead or wounded. Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid in a statement said the Taliban group has no role in today’s attack in Nangarhar province. Mujahid went on to claim that the group never attacks...

The Taliban group leadership is preparing for new peace talks with the United States amid reports the political leaders of the group are engaged in talks to appoint a delegation for the negotiations. Sources privy of the development within the Taliban ranks have told Reuters that the leaders of the group were meeting to discuss the makeup of the three-...

The Taliban militants have rejected the involvement of the group in today’s coordinated rocket attack on Kabul city. The Taliban spokesman Zabilullah Mujahid in a statement said the fighters of the group have no links with today’s attacks in Kabul city. The Ministry of Interior (MoI) officials are saying that all militants involved in the rocket...

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan and Taliban’s Political Office in Qatar have confirmed the recent visit by Taliban delegation and meetings with the Uzbekistan officials in Tashkent. According to a statement released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzebkistan, a delegation of the Taliban political representatives led by Sher...

The Chief Executive of Jamiat Islami and member of the Grand National Coalition Ata Mohammad Noor has met with the Russian Ambassador Alexander Mantytskiy in Kabul. Noor in a statment said the two sides held talks regarding the bilateral relations between Kabul and Moscow, bilateral trade ties, joint fight against terrorism, and other key issues of...

The Taliban militants have said they are waiting to receive a formal offer from the United States for direct talks to find a solution to the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan. The group also shared a demand ahead of the talks with the United States, saying “We want names of our leaders removed from the United Nations sanctions list as a confidence...