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Almost a year after abandoning, US envoy calls for ‘serious’ national political dialogue in Afghanistan

US special envoy for Afghanistan Thomas West has called for a ‘serious’ national political dialogue in Afghanistan as the people continue to take the strain of Taliban atrocities and human rights violations in the country. Thomas West…
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‘Pakistan getting millions for US strikes on Afghanistan, have evidence’: Taliban

 In the wake of the US drone operation that killed Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri, the Taliban claimed that Pakistan has received a whopping sum of money for allowing the US airstrikes in Afghanistan and added that they have substantial…
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US admits to killing 12 civilians last year, all in Afghanistan

The US military has killed 12 civilians in 2021, all in Afghanistan, according to a Pentagon report. The Department of Defense "assesses that there were approximately 12 civilians killed and approximately five civilians injured during 2021…
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Opinion: Afghanistan Is a Threat to Global Security Once Again

by M. Ashraf Haidari wenty-one years ago, before the Taliban enabled Al Qaeda to launch the tragic 9/11 attacks from Afghan soil, Afghanistan was a no man’s land. Dozens of regional and transnational terrorist and organized crime…
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UN Speeches End with Silence from Myanmar, Afghanistan

For the second straight year, Afghanistan and Myanmar were silent at the U.N. General Assembly’s leaders’ meeting, which ended Monday with no representative of either government stepping forward to talk as the United Nations tries to resolve…
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UN Security Council to Discuss Situation of Afghanistan Tomorrow

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) stated that it will convene to discuss the situation in Afghanistan. The UNSC session on Afghanistan is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, September 27, according to an announcement from the United…
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Pakistan Concerned by Terrorist Presence in Afghanistan: Sharif

The Pakistan Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif said that “Pakistan shares the key concern of the international community regarding the threat posed by the major terrorist groups operating from Afghanistan especially ISIS-K and Takrik-e-Taliban…
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Taliban starts repair work of Afghanistan’s Bagram airfield

The Taliban-led government in Afghanistan has started the renovation and repairing of the Bagram airfield, a former US military base, to make the airport operational, the Defence Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday. “In line with…
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Cargo leaves China for Afghanistan on new route via Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan

China has dispatched a first load of freight to Afghanistan on a new road and rail route transiting Central Asia which will cut travel time by several weeks. The multimodal route starts in China’s northwestern Xinjiang province then passes…
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US Negotiating Aircraft Deal With Central Asian Countries for Afghanistan Leverage: Report

The US administration is quietly working on a trade of nearly 50 military aircraft with Uzbekistan and Tajikistan in exchange for security assistance inside Afghanistan, Politico revealed. Afghan Air Force pilots flew the US-donated…