Ashraf Ghani
Afghanistan: Taliban attacks amid sham US withdrawal

The US has stated that it is leaving the country, but it has not publicly talked about any plans for the exit of the undisclosed 1,000 troops, the special forces, private contractors, etc.

United States withdraws from Afghanistan? Not really

What will it actually take for the two-decades long war in Afghanistan to end and for Afghanis to finally live in peace? Noam Chomsky and Vijay Prashad explain

Almost everything Biden said about ending the Afghanistan War was a lie

While Americans hailed the announcement that the US would withdraw troops from Afghanistan after nearly two decades of war, President Biden left out the most important details about the war and how it will in fact continue.

US to withdraw all troops from Afghanistan by September 11

The US had earlier committed to withdrawing its troops from Afghanistan by May 2021 on the fulfillment of certain conditions by the Taliban. It has now said it will do so without any conditions

Afghanistan violence Taliban shares 90-day reduction in violence plan with US

Following the first visit by US defence secretary Lloyd Austin to Afghanistan, the Taliban confirmed sharing a 90-day reduction in violence plan with the US

20 years after invasion, US proposes a new Afghan government that includes Taliban

Intra-Afghan talks have not achieved any breakthrough and the May deadline for US troops leaving the country approaches. The US is now proposing a government which will include the same Taliban which it overthrew close to two decades ago

NATO troops in Afghanistan NATO extends its deadline for troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

After the Joe Biden-led US administration announced that it is considering a review of last year’s peace deal with the Taliban, NATO officials said on January 31 that the deadline for its troops withdrawal from Afghanistan may be extended 

Afghan civilians killed in airstrike Afghan forces accused of killing 18 civilians in night airstrike

Military officials claimed a day later that the airstrike carried out in southern Nimrud province had targeted Taliban insurgents. However, local authorities have refuted these claims and on Monday, the president expressed grief over the death of the civilians

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

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