Gulf Times - Zalmay-Khalilzad
US envoy in Taliban talks to discuss push for peace

US envoy in Taliban talks to discuss push for peace

The US diplomat leading talks with the Taliban was due to appear in Washington on Friday to discuss an ongoing push for a political settlement to the 17-year-old Afghanistan conflict.

Afghan Taliban attacks intensify as US peace envoy returns

Afghan Taliban attacks intensify as US peace envoy returns

The Taliban intensified attacks in a district heavily populated by minority Hazaras Sunday, as US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad returned to the region as part of efforts to convince the group to end the 17-year war.

PM meets Somali ambassador

PM meets Somali ambassador

HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani yesterday met the outgoing ambassador of Somalia to Qatar Omar Sheikh Ali Idris.