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Abdul Qadir Sediqi

Car bomb targets U.S. convoy in Afghan capital, several casualties

31 May 2019

KABUL A car bomb attack on a U.S. convoy in the Afghan capital on Friday, wounded four U.S. service members and killed at least four Afghan civilians, officials said, in the second attack in the city in two days. | Video

Taliban fighters double as reporters to wage Afghan digital war

11 May 2019

KABUL Zabihullah Mujahid, the Taliban's chief spokesman and editor-in-chief of the insurgent group's daily news bulletin, starts every day by collecting reports of overnight fighting with U.S. and Afghan forces.

Kabul attack on aid group ends; four killed, dozens wounded

08 May 2019

KABUL Afghan forces fought for hours against Taliban insurgents who killed at least four civilians and wounding dozens more when they stormed an aid organisation in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Wednesday, security officials said.

Taliban kill 13 in attack on police headquarters in northern Afghanistan

05 May 2019

KABUL Afghan forces battled for hours against Taliban insurgents who stormed a police headquarters in the northern city of Pul-e-Khumri, after a suicide bomber blew up his explosive-laden car, killing at least 13 people, officials said on Sunday.

UPDATE 1-Don't tell us to halt the violence, tell the Americans, Afghan Taliban say

03 May 2019

KABUL, May 3 The U.S. special peace envoy for Afghanistan should stop calling on Taliban militants to lay down their arms and tell the United States to end the use of force instead, the Taliban said on Friday.

Afghans demand ceasefire on both sides as first step to peace

02 May 2019

KABUL Thousands of Afghans taking part in a rare grand assembly to discuss a possible peace deal with Taliban militants are demanding a ceasefire on both sides as a first step, officials said on Thursday.

U.S. and Taliban resume talks as Kabul seeks role in peace process

01 May 2019

KABUL American and Taliban officials resumed talks in Qatar on Wednesday aimed at ending a 17-year war in Afghanistan, while the Afghan government hosted a rare assembly in Kabul to ensure its interests are upheld in any peace deal.

Afghan forces launch attacks to clear warring militants from east Afghanistan

30 Apr 2019

KABUL Afghan government forces have launched attacks in a bid to clear rival militants who have been battling each other for territory near the Pakistan border in fighting that has forced thousands of villagers from their homes, officials said on Tuesday.

Afghan forces launch attacks to clear warring militants from east Afghanistan

30 Apr 2019

KABUL Afghan government forces have launched attacks in a bid to clear rival militants who have been battling each other for territory in fighting that has forced thousands of villagers from their homes, officials said on Tuesday.

Afghan president opens grand assembly in bid to gain initiative in Taliban talks

29 Apr 2019

KABUL Thousands of Afghans congregated in Kabul on Monday for a rare consultative meeting aimed at finding ways to negotiate a peace deal with the Taliban and end Afghanistan's war. | Video

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