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Ghani Sacks Minister of Energy and Water

President Ashraf Ghani has fired the minister of energy and water, Ali Ahmad Osmani from his position, according to a statement released by the Presidential Palace on Saturday.  The statement said that Mohammad Gul Khulmi, the deputy minister of energy and water will replace Usmani as acting minister.  According to …

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Afghan Taliban Announces Three-Day Eid Ceasefire

The Afghan Taliban announced a three-day ceasefire on Saturday over the Eid holiday, following a ceasefire announced by president Ghani on Thursday. “All the mujahideen (Islamic warriors) are directed to stop offensive operations against Afghan forces for the first three days of Eid-al-Fitr,” the Afghan Taliban said in a WhatsApp …

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President Ghani Announced Ceasefire With Taliban

President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday announced a ceasefire with the Taliban insurgent group after Afghan clerics gathered in Kabul and issued a Fatwa, religious ruling, against the ongoing violence in the country. “The Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan announces ceasefire from the 27th of Ramadan until the fifth …

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IEC Introduced New Secretariat Head Candidates for Selection

Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission (IEC) has submitted a comprehensive list of candidates for the position of the Commission’s Secretariat Chief to President’s office, an official said Wednesday. “We have sent a comprehensive list of candidates with excellent criteria who can run this technical and operational position to the presidential palace,” …

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