Afghanistan
Intra-Afghan talks Talks between Afghan government, Taliban to begin on September 12

Representatives from nearly 35 countries have been invited to take part in the opening of the long pending intra-Afghan talks that will be held in the Qatari capital Doha

Intra-Afghan talks Intra-Afghan talks set to begin in Qatar despite no end to violence

Hours before the Taliban negotiating team’s arrival in Qatar on Thursday, three Afghan civilians reportedly lost their lives in a road mine blast in the country’s Nangarhar province

Amid recurring violence, uncertainties around peace talks continue in Afghanistan

Seven civilians lost their lives in Afghanistan hours before the Taliban negotiators arrived in Pakistan to discuss the way forward in the Afghan peace process. The incident took place in the Ghazni province

14 Afghan security personnel killed in Taliban attack

The overnight clash in the Khwaja Bahauddin district lasted for two hours. Attacks by the Taliban continue despite the Ashraf Ghani-led government’s repeated calls for a permanent truce

Afghan government to release remaining 400 Taliban prisoners 

The release is expected to pave the way for the beginning of intra-Afghan talks this week in Qatar. President Ashraf Ghani had earlier refused to release them saying their crimes were to heinous  

Afghan prison stormed Islamic State militants claim responsibility for attack on Afghan prison

In an attack which began on Sunday evening, terrorists slammed an explosive-laden vehicle to enter a prison in Jalalabad province. As many as 24 people were killed and 43 sustained injuries in the ensuing fighting

Afghanistan Car blast Car explosion in Afghanistan after truce announcement 

At least 18 people lost their lives and 21 were critically wounded in a car bomb blast in Afghanistan’s Logar province on July 30, Thursday

Afghanistan ceasefire Taliban ceasefire brightens hopes for talks in Afghanistan

The Taliban announced a three-day ceasefire on the occasion of Eid, which would be the third since June 2019. The ceasefire comes after a particularly brutal few weeks of clashes between the group and government forces

Afghan forces 45 people killed in airstrike in Afghanistan

Officials in Adraskan district claimed the airstrike was carried out by the Afghan security forces in Herat district’s Kham Ziarat area. As per eyewitness accounts, the airstrike targeted a wedding party 

Taliban attacks Afghanistan Taliban intensifies attacks ahead of intra-Afghan talks

At least 21 security personnel and two civilians were killed in Taliban attacks in the northern Kunduz province on July 13, Monday. The Afghan government estimates 284 attacks carried out by the Taliban last week

Over 800 Afghan civilians have lost their lives in six months: UN Assistance Mission

In a recent spate of at least 56 violent incidents, members of Afghanistan’s civil society, religious leaders, healthcare workers, members of the judiciary, civil society activists, non-governmental organizations and journalists have been deliberately attacked

Afghan Car bomb blast Attacks against civilians continue in Afghanistan

At least 25 civilians, including children, lost their lives in a bomb blast in a market area in Afghanistan’s Helmand province on June 29, Monday. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack so far

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