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Afghan forces ‘kill civilians’ in ground raid and air strike

Afghan forces ‘kill civilians’ in ground raid and air strike Afghan forces killed at least six civilians in ground and air operations on Thursday in eastern Nangarhar province, which has witnessed heavy fighting in the last two weeks, a spokesman for the provincial governor’s office said. Source:

Opportunities for Afghan money traders as Iran sanctions loom

Opportunities for Afghan money traders as Iran sanctions loom HERAT, Afghanistan (Reuters) – Aziz Ahmad is one of the unlikely winners of the stand-off between the United States and Iran, turning his modest transport service into an international foreign exchange operation that is providing much-needed dollars to the stricken Iranian economy. Source:

Pakistan Grants New Extension Before Forced Returned Of Afghan Refugees

Pakistan Grants New Extension Before Forced Returned Of Afghan Refugees The Pakistani government says it has granted another extension to a deadline for the forced repatriation of some 2 million Afghan refugees.Source: Pakistan Grants New Extension Before Forced Returned Of Afghan Refugees From News Feed

Commander Of Afghan Special Police Force Shot Dead During Picnic With Family

Commander Of Afghan Special Police Force Shot Dead During Picnic With Family A senior special forces commander with Afghanistan’s police was shot dead in Kabul late on June 28 as he picnicked with his family in the Makrorayan area of the capital, Afghanistan’s Interior Ministry says.Source: Commander Of Afghan Special Police Force Shot Dead During…

Afghan ‘child refugee’ goes on trial in Germany for allegedly stabbing to death 15-year-old girl after she ended their relationship, sparking protests over Merkel’s immigration policy

Afghan ‘child refugee’ goes on trial in Germany for allegedly stabbing to death 15-year-old girl after she ended their relationship, sparking protests over Merkel’s immigration policy A rejected refugee who allegedly stabbed his 15-year-old girlfriend to death in Germany goes on trial today for murder.   Abdul Mobin Dawodzai is accused of stabbing Mia Valentin,…

Afghan president orders cease-fire extension even as suicide attack mars holiday truce – Middle East

Afghan president orders cease-fire extension even as suicide attack mars holiday truce – Middle East PUL-E-ALAM, Afghanistan — Afghan President Ashraf Ghani ordered an indefinite extension to a government cease-fire with the Taliban late Saturday, even as a blast in eastern Afghanistan cast a pall over a countrywide celebration of the Eid al-Fitr holiday and…

Dual Cease-Fires Met with Hugs Between Taliban and Afghan Soldiers

Dual Cease-Fires Met with Hugs Between Taliban and Afghan Soldiers PUL-E-ALAM, Afghanistan – The first day of the Eid holiday in eastern Afghanistan brought a strange sight – presumed Taliban fighters walking up to Afghan soldiers at checkpoints and taking selfies with them. Dozens of armed men believed to be Taliban walked freely through the…

Lawsuit Challenges Delays On U.S. Immigrant Visa Applications For Afghan, Iraqi Allies

Lawsuit Challenges Delays On U.S. Immigrant Visa Applications For Afghan, Iraqi Allies Facing militant death threats for helping the United States, Afghans and Iraqis have taken the U.S. government to court for swift decisions on special immigrant visas.Source: Lawsuit Challenges Delays On U.S. Immigrant Visa Applications For Afghan, Iraqi Allies From News Feed

Taliban enter Afghan capital to mark Eid ceasefire, hugs and selfies elsewhere

Taliban enter Afghan capital to mark Eid ceasefire, hugs and selfies elsewhere KABUL (Reuters) – Dozens of unarmed Taliban militants entered the Afghan capital on Saturday to celebrate an unprecedented ceasefire marking the end of the Ramadan fasting season, police said, as elsewhere soldiers and militants exchanged hugs and selfies. Source:

Afghan Police Allowed to Respond to Taliban Attacks During Ceasefire – Minister

Afghan Police Allowed to Respond to Taliban Attacks During Ceasefire – Minister MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Afghan police are permitted to respond to the attacks perpetrated by the Taliban radical movement despite the authorities declaring a nationwide ceasefire, Afghan Interior Minister Wais Ahmad Barmak said.Source: Afghan Police Allowed to Respond to Taliban Attacks During Ceasefire…

Why Do the Afghan Villagers not want to Sit for Peace Talk with the U.S. “Selected” Afghan Ghani Administration?

Why Do the Afghan Villagers not want to Sit for Peace Talk with the U.S. “Selected” Afghan Ghani Administration?   The U.S. and NATO war mongers/war profiteers/occupiers /perpetrators of war crimes in Afghanistan demand everything of their Afghan victims, they require nothing of themselves. Without justice there can be no peace. Afghans have suffered for…

No disruption to Afghan ground line of supplies through Pakistan: Pentagon

No disruption to Afghan ground line of supplies through Pakistan: Pentagon WASHINGTON: There is currently no disruption to the Afghan ground lines of communication through Pakistan , the Pentagon has said. “They (Pakistan) have done nothing to shut down the ground line of communication from the south, or the air line of communication that comes…

Afghan forces retake northern district from Taliban

Afghan forces retake northern district from Taliban KABUL (Reuters) – Afghan forces backed by air strikes have retaken a district in the northern province of Badakhshan that was seized last week by Taliban insurgents, officials said, as fighting continued across Afghanistan. Source: