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19 killed in attack on Kabul military hospital

19 killed in attack on Kabul military hospital

At least 19 people were killed and 50 others injured in an attack on a military hospital in Kabul on Tuesday, the latest assault to rock Afghanistan since the Taliban seized power. Two blasts struck close to the entrance of the sprawling site followed by reports of shooting inside the hospital, the

Taliban hold victory rally outside Kabul as they consolidate rule

Taliban hold victory rally outside Kabul as they consolidate rule

More than 1,500 Taliban supporters attended a rally on Sunday in a vast field to the north of Kabul, in a show of strength as they consolidate their rule of Afghanistan.

Taliban asks airlines to resume international flights to Afghanistan

Taliban asks airlines to resume international flights to Afghanistan

The Taliban government in Afghanistan appealed on Sunday for international flights to be resumed, promising full cooperation with airlines and saying that problems at Kabul airport had been resolved.

Taliban praise continued US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

Taliban praise continued US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

The Taliban welcomed the latest withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan with the insurgents' spokesman Saturday calling the continued reduction of American forces a ‘good advancement’ ...

NATO Secretary General welcomes Afghan government, Taliban's breakthrough

NATO Secretary General welcomes Afghan government, Taliban's breakthrough

Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Jens Stoltenberg welcomed the progress made in the agreement between the Afghan government and the Taliban.

Afghan road bomb kills nine civilians: officials

Afghan road bomb kills nine civilians: officials

A roadside bomb tore through a passenger bus east of the Afghan capital on Saturday, killing nine civilians, officials said, in the latest attack blamed on the Taliban.

Ceasefire not discussed at Doha talks so far: Taliban

Ceasefire not discussed at Doha talks so far: Taliban

“Ceasefire in Afghanistan is a major issue but we have not reached at a level [in the ongoing peace talks] where we will discuss this issue. So far we have not taken the first step towards the peace negotiations.”

Civilians killed in airstrikes on Taliban base

Civilians killed in airstrikes on Taliban base

At least 12 civilians were killed and more than 10 others injured on Saturday in twin airstrikes on a Taliban base in the northeastern Afghan province of Kunduz, a provincial official said.

Amir meets Taliban leader, HCNR chief; wishes all success to Doha negotiations

Amir meets Taliban leader, HCNR chief; wishes all success to Doha negotiations

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met at the Amiri Diwan Office yesterday with Head of the Afghan Taliban's Political Office Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar and the accompanying delegation, on the occasion of their visit to the country to participate in the Afghanistan...

FM meets head of Taliban's political office

FM meets head of Taliban's political office

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani on Saturday met the Head of Taliban's Political office in Qatar Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar ...

Head of Taliban's Political Office thanks HH the Amir for hosting Afghan peace negotiations

Head of Taliban's Political Office thanks HH the Amir for hosting Afghan peace negotiations

Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar stressed the Taliban's desire to build peace and stability for the future of Afghanistan through negotiations

Afghan peace talks with Taliban begin in Qatar on Saturday

Afghan peace talks with Taliban begin in Qatar on Saturday

Following the comprehensive US-Taliban peace agreement signed earlier this year, the Afghanistan peace negotiations commence in Qatar on Saturday, the Government Communications Office (GCO) tweeted on Friday.