Violence in Afghanistan
Afghanistan violence 15 people among those killed in separate incidents in Afghanistan

Seven women, five children, and two men were killed in a roadside bomb blast in Kajran district in the central Daikundi province of Afghanistan on Tuesday morning

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

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

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

US-Taliban deal Week-long ‘reduction in violence’ agreed upon in Afghanistan

A week-long truce has been agreed on by the Taliban, the US and Afghan forces, in a move that is being welcomed as a step towards achieving peace in the country. Based on its success, the parties may sign a peace deal on February 29

US soliders killed in Afghanistan Two US soldiers killed in Taliban attack in Afghanistan

The two US servicemen were killed in a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan’s Kandahar province. Two others were seriously injured. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack

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